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Group Wants to Keep Housing Money in Minot Video included

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There's just less than 1.5 million dollars in the North Dakota Housing Finance Agency's fund for various relief efforts, but agencies are not able to access that money until later this year. More>>

Q&A with Minot Department Heads on 2015 Budget Video included

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Members of Minot's City Council held a question and answer session this afternoon with the heads of the city's major departments on the 2015 city budget. More>>

Leader of Drug Ring Sentenced in Grand Forks Deaths

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The leader of a drug ring was sentenced in federal court today for his role in the 2012 deaths of two teenagers in Grand Forks. More>>

Family Focus: Infant Development Video included

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Infants grow and develop quickly in the first couple years of their life. More>>

Old Settlers Days Returns to Alexander Video included

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It's that time again, the annual Old Settler's Day Celebration in Alexander begins today. More>>

Water Board Approves Rice Lake Study Video included

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The Ward County Water Resource Board has approved a new study that would determine the cost of allowing the lake to naturally drain over time. More>>

Southwest Healthcare and USDA Break Ground on Bowman Hospital

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Today, Southwest Healthcare Services along with USDA Rural Development broke ground on a new hospital and clinic in Bowman. More>>

TDR Park Rangers Express Flaring Concerns Video included

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Park rangers at Theodore Roosevelt National Park are concerned about oil and gas development getting too close to the park. More>>

More Troopers this Labor Day Weekend Video included

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While you maybe looking forward to Monday off, there are a few people working extra hours this holiday weekend. More>>

Senator Calls Out Railway for Canceling Orders

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A North Dakota U.S. Senator is calling out one of the railroads that serves the state. More>>

Highway Patrol Reports Fatal Crash

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A 55-year-old from Bismarck was killed in a crash near Minot yesterday afternoon.
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Board Re-Certifies Election Results

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An issue with two ballots from Foster Country in the June election lead to a recount that uncovered a bigger problem, and the state canvassing board today had to re-certify the election results. More>>

Bee Colonies Hit All-Time High

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North Dakota continues to lead the nation in honey production.
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CAWS Receives Grant

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The Council on Abused Women's Services received a portion of a $3 million grant from the Office of Violence Against Women. More>>

On the Farm: Crop Variety Testing

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When it comes to agriculture, many outside factors can make or break a year. Farmers try to do everything they can to ensure a successful season, that includes identifying the best varieties of crops for North Dakota soils. More>>

MomsEveryday: Painting Your Nails

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MomsEveryday correspondent Rachel Phillips has some nail tips to make sure that doesn't happen. More>>

MAFB Holds School for Children of Airmen Video included

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There are two elementary schools and one middle school on Minot Air Force Base.
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Minot Group Rallies for Pit Bulls Video included

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Members of the community came together today to discuss ending a breed specific law that bans all pit bulls from the city of Minot. More>>

Water Outage West of Highway 83

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North Prairie North Central Rural Water says that a water line has broken in the area of 30th St. NW to Ruthville, west of Hwy 83. More>>

Dakota Prairie Refinery Construction Continues Video included

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The city of Dickinson has had a record amount of rainfall in the month of August, but the didn't stop construction at the Dakota Prairie Refinery. More>>

Construction Work Continues as School Starts Video included

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Inside the halls of South Prairie Elementary School you can hear the shuffle of feet and the slamming of lockers. Outside, it's a completely different tune: construction. More>>

Scam Affects College Students Video included

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College students looking to make a little extra cash on the side should be aware of some marketing schemes as they head to campus. More>>

North Dakota and Port of Vancouver to Create Rail Program

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Starting in September, North Dakota Farmers will have more options to ship agricultural commodities by rail. More>>

Williston College Enrollment Grows Video included

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Williston State College classes began Monday, and the school's enrollment numbers continue to grow. More>>

Mandan Woman Finds M-20 Round

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The Minot Air Force Base has been notified of a military M-20 round found in Mandan. More>>

Police Arrest Man for Disturbance at Williston Hotel

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A man was arrested yesterday after walking around naked and shouting obscenities at the Grand Hotel in Williston. More>>

MomsEveryday: Slicing Veggies

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Want to cut veggies like a pro? Moms Everyday's Chef Alli gives us a quick lesson. More>>

Light Treatment Helps with Psychological Disorders Video included

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Doctors still aren't sure how to cure post traumatic stress disorder, but St. Alexius has found a way to help patients by using a unique kind of psychotherapy. More>>

Minot Home Buyout Progress

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Twenty homes will need to be demolished to make room for Minot's Flood Protection Plan.  More>>

Classes Begin at MSU Video included

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Minot State classes have finally begun. More>>

Department of Mineral Resources Weighs Oil Treatment Options

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The director for the Department of Mineral Resources presented information on the differences between stabilization and conditioning to the Industrial Commission. More>>

Williams County Harvest Update Video included

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Williams County has received a lot of extra rain as of recent. This increase in moisture could potentially have an affect on the local harvest. More>>

North Dakota Tops Categories in Gallup Poll Video included

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North Dakota is once again at the top of a national survey. A newly released Gallup Poll shows that North Dakotans have an overall positive view of where they live. More>>

Teachers Prepare for First Day of School Video included

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The first day of the school year is quickly approaching and teachers have been working around the clock to get their classrooms ready. More>>

Airport Crimes Preventable Video included

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There has been a recent crime spree at the Sloulin Field parking lot, and surrounding area. Many of these unlawful entries in vehicles are crimes of opportunity, and are easily preventable. More>>

Main Street Minute: Hometown Elegance Catering Video included

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For Carl Clemetson and his business Hometown Elegance, 2014 was a new beginning. More>>

Federal Officials Prepare for Farm Bill Changes Video included

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The farm bill was passed earlier this year, and now federal officials are working to implement the changes.
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Historical Society Promotes Learning with Archived Newspapers Video included

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More than 100,000 pages of newspapers have been archived dating back from 1836. More>>

Minot Airport Construction Continues Video included

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What started as a pile of dirt will eventually be a new Minot International Airport. More>>

Examiner Says Severed Foot Belongs to a Bear

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The Williams County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of a foot being found over the weekend. More>>

Infantry Hosts History Encampment Video included

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People had a chance to travel back in time this weekend at the Ford Buford Sixth Infantry's annual living history encampment. More>>

School Board Discusses Knodel's Suspension

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The West Fargo School Board plans to recommend suspension without pay and benefits at their meeting tonight for a teacher that is accused of having sex with a 17-year-old student. More>>

MomsEveryday: Coffee Health

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In today's MomsEveryday Minute new evidence suggests that having a cup of Joe before getting to the gym may help our workout. More>>

Dietitians Suggest Staying Away from Processed Snacks Video included

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Monday is the first day of school for many children so, of course, it's important to keep their stomachs full throughout the day, but with the right kind of foods.  More>>

Preventing Holiday Traffic Accidents Video included

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Three day weekends always seem to call for traveling, visiting, barbecues and drinking. According to Triple A, seven out of the ten deadliest days on the road occur between Memorial Day and Labor Day.

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Minot Community Members Learn Self-Defense Video included

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This weekend's rain didn't stop some members of the Minot community from heading outdoors to learn a little self-defense.

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Special Olympic Athletes Compete Before State Competition Video included

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A few raindrops and gusty winds didn't stop more than 100 athletes from competing in their district tournament today. More>>

Century Tennis Going Through Changes

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The Minot Round Robin Tennis Tournament scheduled for Saturday was rained out.  More>>

11th Annual Day of Giving Video included

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Saturday was the 11th Annual Daysun's Day of Giving. Started in 2003 by Minot resident Bob Gross, the event is a way to give back to less fortunate families in the community.  More>>

Department of Mineral Resources Discusses Oil Transport Video included

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The Department of Mineral Resources has scheduled a hearing to talk about transporting crude oil.

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Andrew Sadek Autopsy Report Released

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The North Dakota State College of Science (NDSCS) Campus Police Department has released the final autopsy report regarding the death of Andrew Sadek.  More>>

North Dakota Highway 41, North of Velva, Reopens to Traffic

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North Dakota Highway 41, north of Velva, reopened to traffic earlier today. More>>

Prostitution Arrest in Minot

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A man and two women were arrested in Minot early this morning for prostitution. 

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VisitMinot Selects New Executive Director

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The board of directors for VisitMinot has chosen its new executive director. More>>

Businesses Prepare for Day of Giving Video included

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Saturday, members of the community will come together to bring a little joy into the lives of children in need.
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Grant will Expand XC Skiing Video included

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Thanks to First National Bank and Trust, the Minot Park District will be expanding its cross country skiing program this winter. More>>

Burdick Job Corps Holds Graduation Video included

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But at Burdick Job Corps Center, today was graduation day. Family and friends came out today to watch as Burdick students walked the line for their diplomas. More>>

Giving Back to the Parks Video included

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It was a packed house at Roosevelt Park Zoo for Military Appreciation Day, but it wasn't just the zoo giving back to the community. More>>

EPA Sends Investigators to Bismarck Video included

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The Environmental Protection Agency has rented space in Bismarck for their Criminal Investigation Division. More>>

Welcome Table Holds Annual Meeting Video included

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After the 2011 flood, some Minot residents came together to establish the Welcome Table, an organization with a goal to nurture, guide and serve all people, providing for their unmet needs. More>>

Council Reminds Drinkers to Stay Safe this Labor Day Video included

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Labor Day Weekend is just around the corner, and while you're deciding which event to attend, the North Dakota Safety Council wants to remind you to party safely. More>>

NDSU Vs. UND Rivalry Reunites

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The Bison and UND are set to play at the Fargodome Sept. 19, 2015. The contract also includes a game in 2019. More>>

Work Begins on 2015 Ward County Budget

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Preliminary work has begun on the 2015 Ward County Budget, and it's expected to pass last year's total of $45 Million. More>>

Festival on Main Cancels Video included

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If you were looking forward to this weekend's Festival on Main, we have some bad news. More>>

Police Charge Woman with 36 Felonies

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This week, the Williston Police Department arrested Brittany Foote, who escaped from Mercy Medical Center back in early July. More>>

Williston Departments Take Ice Bucket Challenge

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The annual police department and fire department competition was held today at Off-It Field in Williston. More>>

Pharmacy Petition to be on November Ballot

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The North Dakota Secretary of State's office announced today the pharmacy petition has enough signatures to be placed on the November ballot. More>>

MomsEveryday: Finding Friends

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Kids sometimes have trouble fitting in, but as MomsEveryday correspondent Liz Hayes explains, sometimes they just need a chance to branch out. More>>

Goehring, Taylor Comment on Value-Added Ag Video included

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One of the candidates for North Dakota Ag Commissioner made a stop in the Magic City today. More>>

Wet Weather Affects Wheat Harvest Video included

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Rain, rain, go away. At least that's what some farmers are saying.

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Federal Funds Help Minot Social Service Agency

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Thanks to a Department of Housing and Urban Development grant, more than $45,000 will help the Community Action Partnership of Minot continue its goal of empowering families and individuals to increase their self-sufficiency and improve their overall quality of life. More>>

Kazakhstan Cattle Group Tours North Dakota Video included

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Ranchers are usually busy with their cattle but they're taking a break to teach seventeen cattle specialists from Kazakhstan. More>>

MSU Freshman Move In Video included

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New Minot State University students and their parents lined up to meet their resident assistant and get keys to their dorms. More>>

Creating a Consistent Barrel

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The Department of Mineral Resources has scheduled a hearing to talk about transporting crude oil. It was prompted by discussions of well site conditioning, or treating crude oil prior to shipping it. More>>

Commissioner Hopes to Change Rail Safety Video included

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Currently, regulating and inspecting the rail system falls under the jurisdiction of the federal government, but a regulator is looking to change that. More>>

Sales Tax Could Keep Williston Safer

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The Williams County Commission is looking for a way to more fully fund law enforcement, rural firefighters,and EMTs. More>>

Family Focus: Elderly Independence at Edgewood Vista Video included

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In this week's Family Focus, Haleigh Rosa stopped by Edgewood Vista, a facility that helps people stay independent for as long as they can. More>>

Enbridge Pipeline Steps Forward

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Another step forward for the Enbridge pipeline, all comments and suggestions for the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission, who is reviewing the pipeline's routes, were due today. More>>

Highway Patrol Releases Victim's Name in Bike Accident

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The North Dakota Highway Patrol released the name of the young girl who was killed on Tuesday evening. More>>

On the Farm: Disease Could Affect this Year's Winter Wheat Outlook Video included

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The wheat harvest may have begun. And if the rain holds off, yields look to be promising this year, but quality issues are now a factor for local producers. More>>

New Website Helps Services Investigate Abuse Cases Video included

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Professionals who work with vulnerable adults are required to report any suspected abuse or neglect. More>>

MomsEveryday: Relieve Stress

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We all have the tendency to get stressed out. Moms Everyday correspondent Rachel Phillips offers some easy ways to loosen up. More>>

Employment Opportunities Keep Expanding

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The good news keeps coming in for job growth in North Dakota. Recent numbers show that the state's employed workforce jumped by almost 25,000 since the beginning of the year. More>>

Tax Candidate Proposes Student Loan Reimbursement Video included

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The democratic candidate for tax commissioner wants some students to be reimbursed for any interest they pay on their student loans. More>>

Fire Department Hopes to Expand Video included

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Williston continues to grow, which affects the fire department. The city is looking to add another fire hall to help overcrowding and response time. More>>

Puzzles Help Students Learn ND Geography Video included

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Learning state geography can be as fun as solving a puzzle. More>>

Oil and Gas Division Reports Saltwater Spill near Williston

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Another saltwater spill has been reported about 15 miles east of Williston. More>>

Special Hearing Set for Crude Oil Concerns

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The Oil and Gas Division of the Department of Mineral Resources has scheduled a special hearing to address the transportation safety and marketability of crude oil. More>>

Farmers Begin Winter Wheat Harvest Video included

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Yesterday, was the first day many North Dakota farmers were able to fire up their combines and cut winter wheat. Rain has postponed the start of harvest season for many producers by a couple of weeks. More>>

Backlog Situation Improves Video included

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Yesterday's report on the grain train shipments showed improvements on current backlogs, but there's more work to be done. More>>

Spokes Fighting Strokes Video included

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Hundreds of people bike across the country every year to raise money and awareness for various causes. Right now, a pair from Arizona is pedaling through North Dakota. But there is something different about these cyclists. More>>

Highway Accident Kills Six Year Old

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A  six-year-old girl, from Rolla, is dead after a man accidentally hit her yesterday evening.
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MomsEveryday: Saving Money

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MomsEveryday correspondent Amanda Lanum shares ways to save a big chunk of change.

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Department of Health Reports Oil Spill Near Westhope

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Another oil spill has been reported. The North Dakota Department of Health says the spill occurred six miles southeast of Westhope. More>>

Trooper Receives National Award

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A Highway Patrol trooper took third in a national competition in Pennsylvania.
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Federal Aid Now Available

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Federal Disaster Aid has been made available for the state, tribal and local recovery efforts affected by severe storms and flooding. More>>

Heitkamp Holds Flood Protection Meeting Video included

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 Senator Heitkamp and Colonel Daniel Koprowski, one of the heads of the Army Corps of Engineers, met with area leaders for an update the progress of current projects and plans for permanent flood protection for the entire region. More>>

Department of Energy is Optimistic of US Wind Energy Future Video included

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Twenty percent of the country's electricity will come from wind generation by the year 2030 according to a projection from the Department of Energy. More>>

Williston Senior Apartments Available for Rent Video included

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The second Williston senior apartments are now finished.
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Pronghorn Lottery Held

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Pronghorn Lottery Held
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White House Looks to Reduce Northern Border Trafficking Video included

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The acting director from the White House Office of Drug Control Policy was in Minot today to release the 2014 Northern Border Counter-Narcotics Strategy to reduce the flow of drugs into the U.S. from Canada. More>>

Kiefer Violates Parole for a Second Time

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William Kiefer is back in jail for yet another violation of his parole. More>>

Main Street Minute: Pearson Chiropractic Video included

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For Paul and Devanni Pearson, chiropractic care is a way of life. More>>

Pacheco Named New Coach Video included

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The Coyotes football program is optimistic about a new season with new coaches from freshman all the way up to varsity. More>>

United Blood Service in Need of Donors Video included

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Sixty percent of Americans are eligible to donate blood, but only five percent actually do. And in the summer time, that number dips even lower creating a critical need for blood donors all over the U.S. and here in North Dakota.
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Authorities Investigate Child's Death

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Police are investigating the death of a one-year-old child following an accident on a North Dakota Indian Reservation. More>>

Hearing for the First Time Video included

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Just one month ago, Olivia Erickson became the fourth baby to have her cochlear implant activated in Minot. Now, she can hear her family. More>>

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