Williston News - KMOT.COM - Minot, ND - News, Weather, Sports

  • Williston Top StoriesMore>>

  • Strong Close to 2013 Has Velva Optimistic

    Strong Close to 2013 Has Velva Optimistic

    Thursday, August 21 2014 11:56 PM EDT2014-08-22 03:56:49 GMT
    A great finish to last season has the Velva Aggies optimistic ahead of this campaign.
    A great finish to last season has the Velva Aggies optimistic ahead of this campaign.
  • Changing of the Guard at Surrey

    Changing of the Guard at Surrey

    Thursday, August 21 2014 11:55 PM EDT2014-08-22 03:55:03 GMT
    The words passion and excitement are being thrown around the Surrey practice field. 
    The words passion and excitement are being thrown around the Surrey practice field. 
  • Goehring, Taylor Comment on Value-Added Ag

    Goehring, Taylor Comment on Value-Added Ag

    Thursday, August 21 2014 11:53 PM EDT2014-08-22 03:53:11 GMT
    One of the candidates for North Dakota Ag Commissioner made a stop in the Magic City today.
    One of the candidates for North Dakota Ag Commissioner made a stop in the Magic City today.
  • Wet Weather Affects Wheat Harvest

    Wet Weather Affects Wheat Harvest

    Thursday, August 21 2014 11:38 PM EDT2014-08-22 03:38:56 GMT
    Rain, rain, go away. At least that's what some farmers are saying.
    Rain, rain, go away. At least that's what some farmers are saying.

  • Federal Funds Help Minot Social Service Agency

    Federal Funds Help Minot Social Service Agency

    Thursday, August 21 2014 10:10 PM EDT2014-08-22 02:10:12 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • Welcome Table Annual Meeting

    Welcome Table Annual Meeting

    Thursday, August 21 2014 10:05 PM EDT2014-08-22 02:05:14 GMT
    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.The nonprofit has come a long way in just three years, helping to establish a new food pantry in Downtown Minot.Today at their annual meeting, the group discussed another goal they want to meet... Finding a permanent location for their organization, “Just to have that ability to gather everyone together in ...
    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.The nonprofit has come a long way in just three years, helping to establish a new food pantry in Downtown Minot.Today at their annual meeting, the group discussed another goal they want to meet... Finding a permanent location for their organization, “Just to have that ability to gather everyone together in ...
  • Work Begins on 2015 Ward County Budget

    Work Begins on 2015 Ward County Budget

    Thursday, August 21 2014 9:59 PM EDT2014-08-22 01:59:01 GMT
    Preliminary work has begun on the 2015 Ward County Budget, and it's expected to pass last year's total of $45 Million.County Commissioners spent the day listening to budget proposals from all Ward County departments.Today was the first step in determining the most important needs and wants for the future of the county.“We see a lot of big demands, one of them is the jail. Especially when we see this increase in population, and it's other services as well. Highway department, along with all th...
    Preliminary work has begun on the 2015 Ward County Budget, and it's expected to pass last year's total of $45 Million.County Commissioners spent the day listening to budget proposals from all Ward County departments.Today was the first step in determining the most important needs and wants for the future of the county.“We see a lot of big demands, one of them is the jail. Especially when we see this increase in population, and it's other services as well. Highway department, along with all th...
  • Kazakhstan Cattle Group Tours North Dakota

    Kazakhstan Cattle Group Tours North Dakota

    Thursday, August 21 2014 9:54 PM EDT2014-08-22 01:54:09 GMT
    Ranchers are usually busy with their cattle but they're taking a break to teach seventeen cattle specialists from Kazakhstan.
    Ranchers are usually busy with their cattle but they're taking a break to teach seventeen cattle specialists from Kazakhstan.
  • MSU Freshman Move In

    MSU Freshman Move In

    Thursday, August 21 2014 8:00 PM EDT2014-08-22 00:00:39 GMT
    New Minot State University students and their parents lined up to meet their resident assistant and get keys to their dorms.
    New Minot State University students and their parents lined up to meet their resident assistant and get keys to their dorms.
  • Creating a Consistent Barrel

    Creating a Consistent Barrel

    Thursday, August 21 2014 6:40 PM EDT2014-08-21 22:40:25 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • Commissioner Hopes to Change Rail Safety

    Commissioner Hopes to Change Rail Safety

    Thursday, August 21 2014 6:33 PM EDT2014-08-21 22:33:57 GMT
    Currently, regulating and inspecting the rail system falls under the jurisdiction of the federal government, but a regulator is looking to change that.
    Currently, regulating and inspecting the rail system falls under the jurisdiction of the federal government, but a regulator is looking to change that.
  • Sales Tax Could Keep Williston Safer

    Sales Tax Could Keep Williston Safer

    Thursday, August 21 2014 6:06 PM EDT2014-08-21 22:06:12 GMT
    The Williams County Commission is looking for a way to more fully fund law enforcement, rural firefighters,and EMTs.
    The Williams County Commission is looking for a way to more fully fund law enforcement, rural firefighters,and EMTs.
  • Enbridge Pipeline Steps Forward

    Enbridge Pipeline Steps Forward

    Thursday, August 21 2014 4:39 PM EDT2014-08-21 20:39:21 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • Highway Patrol Releases Victim's Name in Bike Accident

    Highway Patrol Releases Victim's Name in Bike Accident

    Thursday, August 21 2014 3:39 PM EDT2014-08-21 19:39:04 GMT
    The North Dakota Highway Patrol released the name of the young girl who was killed on Tuesday evening.
    The North Dakota Highway Patrol released the name of the young girl who was killed on Tuesday evening.
  • New Website Helps Services Investigate Abuse Cases

    New Website Helps Services Investigate Abuse Cases

    Thursday, August 21 2014 3:26 PM EDT2014-08-21 19:26:24 GMT
    Professionals who work with vulnerable adults are required to report any suspected abuse or neglect.
    Professionals who work with vulnerable adults are required to report any suspected abuse or neglect.
  • Employment Opportunities Keep Expanding

    Employment Opportunities Keep Expanding

    Thursday, August 21 2014 11:09 AM EDT2014-08-21 15:09:12 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • Tax Candidate Proposes Student Loan Reimbursement

    Tax Candidate Proposes Student Loan Reimbursement

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 6:00 PM EDT2014-08-20 22:00:29 GMT
    The democratic candidate for tax commissioner wants some students to be reimbursed for any interest they pay on their student loans.
    The democratic candidate for tax commissioner wants some students to be reimbursed for any interest they pay on their student loans.
  • Fire Department Hopes to Expand

    Fire Department Hopes to Expand

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 5:55 PM EDT2014-08-20 21:55:36 GMT
    Williston continues to grow, which affects the fire department. The city is looking to add another fire hall to help overcrowding and response time.
    Williston continues to grow, which affects the fire department. The city is looking to add another fire hall to help overcrowding and response time.
  • Puzzles Help Students Learn ND Geography

    Puzzles Help Students Learn ND Geography

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 4:55 PM EDT2014-08-20 20:55:17 GMT
    Learning state geography can be as fun as solving a puzzle.
    Learning state geography can be as fun as solving a puzzle.
  • Oil and Gas Division Reports Saltwater Spill near Williston

    Oil and Gas Division Reports Saltwater Spill near Williston

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 4:29 PM EDT2014-08-20 20:29:54 GMT
    Another saltwater spill has been reported about 15 miles east of Williston.
    Another saltwater spill has been reported about 15 miles east of Williston.
  • Special Hearing Set for Crude Oil Concerns

    Special Hearing Set for Crude Oil Concerns

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 4:25 PM EDT2014-08-20 20:25:56 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • Farmers Begin Winter Wheat Harvest

    Farmers Begin Winter Wheat Harvest

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 3:33 PM EDT2014-08-20 19:33:09 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • Backlog Situation Improves

    Backlog Situation Improves

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 3:11 PM EDT2014-08-20 19:11:56 GMT
    Yesterday's report on the grain train shipments showed improvements on current backlogs, but there's more work to be done.
    Yesterday's report on the grain train shipments showed improvements on current backlogs, but there's more work to be done.
  • Spokes Fighting Strokes

    Spokes Fighting Strokes

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 3:10 PM EDT2014-08-20 19:10:48 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • Highway Accident Kills Six Year Old

    Highway Accident Kills Six Year Old

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 1:10 PM EDT2014-08-20 17:10:35 GMT
    A  six-year-old girl, from Rolla, is dead after a man accidentally hit her yesterday evening.
    A  six-year-old girl, from Rolla, is dead after a man accidentally hit her yesterday evening.
  • Department of Health Reports Oil Spill Near Westhope

    Department of Health Reports Oil Spill Near Westhope

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 12:45 PM EDT2014-08-20 16:45:38 GMT
    Another oil spill has been reported. The North Dakota Department of Health says the spill occurred six miles southeast of Westhope.
    Another oil spill has been reported. The North Dakota Department of Health says the spill occurred six miles southeast of Westhope.
  • Trooper Receives National Award

    Trooper Receives National Award

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 12:26 PM EDT2014-08-20 16:26:12 GMT
    A Highway Patrol trooper took third in a national competition in Pennsylvania.
    A Highway Patrol trooper took third in a national competition in Pennsylvania.
  • Federal Aid Now Available

    Federal Aid Now Available

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 12:10 PM EDT2014-08-20 16:10:10 GMT
    Federal Disaster Aid has been made available for the state, tribal and local recovery efforts affected by severe storms and flooding.
    Federal Disaster Aid has been made available for the state, tribal and local recovery efforts affected by severe storms and flooding.
  • Heitkamp Holds Flood Protection Meeting

    Heitkamp Holds Flood Protection Meeting

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 11:54 PM EDT2014-08-20 03:54:02 GMT
     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.
     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.
  • Department of Energy is Optimistic of US Wind Energy Future

    Department of Energy is Optimistic of US Wind Energy Future

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 11:50 PM EDT2014-08-20 03:50:32 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • Williston Senior Apartments Available for Rent

    Williston Senior Apartments Available for Rent

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 6:16 PM EDT2014-08-19 22:16:02 GMT
    The second Williston senior apartments are now finished.
    The second Williston senior apartments are now finished.
  • Pronghorn Lottery Held

    Pronghorn Lottery Held

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 4:53 PM EDT2014-08-19 20:53:52 GMT
    Pronghorn Lottery Held
    Pronghorn Lottery Held
  • White House Looks to Reduce Northern Border Trafficking

    White House Looks to Reduce Northern Border Trafficking

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 4:49 PM EDT2014-08-19 20:49:14 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • Kiefer Violates Parole for a Second Time

    Kiefer Violates Parole for a Second Time

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 1:08 PM EDT2014-08-19 17:08:47 GMT
    William Kiefer is back in jail for yet another violation of his parole.
    William Kiefer is back in jail for yet another violation of his parole.
  • Pacheco Named New Coach

    Pacheco Named New Coach

    Monday, August 18 2014 7:10 PM EDT2014-08-18 23:10:19 GMT
    The Coyotes football program is optimistic about a new season with new coaches from freshman all the way up to varsity.
    The Coyotes football program is optimistic about a new season with new coaches from freshman all the way up to varsity.
  • United Blood Service in Need of Donors

    United Blood Service in Need of Donors

    Monday, August 18 2014 6:13 PM EDT2014-08-18 22:13:17 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • Authorities Investigate Child's Death

    Authorities Investigate Child's Death

    Monday, August 18 2014 5:27 PM EDT2014-08-18 21:27:11 GMT
    Police are investigating the death of a one-year-old child following an accident on a North Dakota Indian Reservation.
    Police are investigating the death of a one-year-old child following an accident on a North Dakota Indian Reservation.
  • Hearing for the First Time

    Hearing for the First Time

    Monday, August 18 2014 5:08 PM EDT2014-08-18 21:08:09 GMT
    Just one month ago, Olivia Erickson became the fourth baby to have her cochlear implant activated in Minot. Now, she can hear her family.
    Just one month ago, Olivia Erickson became the fourth baby to have her cochlear implant activated in Minot. Now, she can hear her family.
  • 23-Year-Old Dies After Jumping in the Water at Lakewood Marina

    23-Year-Old Dies After Jumping in the Water at Lakewood Marina

    Sunday, August 17 2014 11:44 PM EDT2014-08-18 03:44:51 GMT
    A 23-year-old man was killed last night after jumping into the Missouri River.
    A 23-year-old man was killed last night after jumping into the Missouri River.
  • Cyclist Killed by Pick-Up Truck

    Cyclist Killed by Pick-Up Truck

    Sunday, August 17 2014 10:34 PM EDT2014-08-18 02:34:30 GMT
    The name has been released of the Portland, North Dakota cyclist who was killed on Friday night after being hit by a pick-up truck. 
    The name has been released of the Portland, North Dakota cyclist who was killed on Friday night after being hit by a pick-up truck. 
  • Sanford Volunteers Bring Cheer to Patients

    Sanford Volunteers Bring Cheer to Patients

    Sunday, August 17 2014 10:00 PM EDT2014-08-18 02:00:17 GMT

    If you've spent any time in a hospital cafeteria, you know it's not the most visually appealing place on the planet. But, there's a group of women who are doing their part to make the cafeteria at Sanford Health a little brighter. 

    If you've spent any time in a hospital cafeteria, you know it's not the most visually appealing place on the planet. But, there's a group of women who are doing their part to make the cafeteria at Sanford Health a little brighter. 

  • Roller Derby Teams Find Fun, Family in Sport

    Roller Derby Teams Find Fun, Family in Sport

    Sunday, August 17 2014 9:58 PM EDT2014-08-18 01:58:43 GMT
    Twice a week, athletes in the Bismarck/Mandan area gather to practice a sport that involves skating around a rink and knocking into people. 
    Twice a week, athletes in the Bismarck/Mandan area gather to practice a sport that involves skating around a rink and knocking into people. 
  • Rain Causes Hefty Damage in Napoleon

    Rain Causes Hefty Damage in Napoleon

    Sunday, August 17 2014 8:03 PM EDT2014-08-18 00:03:56 GMT
    The heavy rain yesterday created problems for communities all across central North Dakota, and some areas had it worse than others.
    The heavy rain yesterday created problems for communities all across central North Dakota, and some areas had it worse than others.
  • Number of North Dakota Airport Passengers is Sky-High

    Number of North Dakota Airport Passengers is Sky-High

    Sunday, August 17 2014 6:58 PM EDT2014-08-17 22:58:36 GMT
    North Dakota's airports handled a record number of passengers in July, and analysts say the numbers will continue to be sky high.
    North Dakota's airports handled a record number of passengers in July, and analysts say the numbers will continue to be sky high.
  • Fatal Shooting in South Bismarck

    Fatal Shooting in South Bismarck

    Sunday, August 17 2014 3:53 PM EDT2014-08-17 19:53:40 GMT
    A 54-year-old man was shot and killed last night on the one hundred block of Bismarck Expressway. 
    A 54-year-old man was shot and killed last night on the one hundred block of Bismarck Expressway. 
  • Shiloh Christian Thriving on Senior Leadership

    Shiloh Christian Thriving on Senior Leadership

    Saturday, August 16 2014 11:35 PM EDT2014-08-17 03:35:10 GMT
    High school football teams are starting to get into full pads for practice. 
    High school football teams are starting to get into full pads for practice. 
  • Runners Lace Up for Burli-Mot Half Marathon

    Runners Lace Up for Burli-Mot Half Marathon

    Saturday, August 16 2014 11:30 PM EDT2014-08-17 03:30:43 GMT
    Gray skies and falling rain didn't stop runners from getting out for the annual Burli-Mot Half Marathon.
    Gray skies and falling rain didn't stop runners from getting out for the annual Burli-Mot Half Marathon.
  • Heritage Center Offers Unique Display to Visitors

    Heritage Center Offers Unique Display to Visitors

    Saturday, August 16 2014 7:53 PM EDT2014-08-16 23:53:10 GMT
     The Heritage Center is offering an exhibit to visitors that has 70 pieces of art reflecting the state's culture. 


     The Heritage Center is offering an exhibit to visitors that has 70 pieces of art reflecting the state's culture. 

  • Signing Our State Into History

    Signing Our State Into History

    Saturday, August 16 2014 7:46 PM EDT2014-08-16 23:46:12 GMT
    North Dakota and South Dakota celebrate the same birthday. Both states were admitted to the union on the same day.The pen that President Benjamin Harrison used on November 2nd, 1889 to split Dakota Territory into North and South states was on display in the Heritage Center.
    North Dakota and South Dakota celebrate the same birthday. Both states were admitted to the union on the same day.The pen that President Benjamin Harrison used on November 2nd, 1889 to split Dakota Territory into North and South states was on display in the Heritage Center.
  • Singin' "Happy Birthday" in the Rain!

    Singin' "Happy Birthday" in the Rain!

    Saturday, August 16 2014 7:44 PM EDT2014-08-16 23:44:21 GMT
    In the past 125 years North Dakota has seen it's share of bad weather, so no one was surprised when it rained on the statehood anniversary celebration today. But the steady showers and cloudy skies didn't dampen the spirits of the hearty souls who showed up on the capitol grounds to be part of history.


    In the past 125 years North Dakota has seen it's share of bad weather, so no one was surprised when it rained on the statehood anniversary celebration today. But the steady showers and cloudy skies didn't dampen the spirits of the hearty souls who showed up on the capitol grounds to be part of history.


  • Heritage Center Displays Historical Artifact for 125th Celebration

    Heritage Center Displays Historical Artifact for 125th Celebration

    Friday, August 15 2014 8:01 PM EDT2014-08-16 00:01:38 GMT
    Anniversary guests are encouraged to stop by the Heritage Center to see a new exhibit created just for the anniversary celebration.
    Anniversary guests are encouraged to stop by the Heritage Center to see a new exhibit created just for the anniversary celebration.
  • Bill Could Clean Up Flood Damaged Properties

    Bill Could Clean Up Flood Damaged Properties

    Friday, August 15 2014 8:00 PM EDT2014-08-16 00:00:45 GMT
    Rep. Scott Louser says he will present a bill during the next Legislative session to allocate about a million dollars to Minot to hire contractors to clean up flood damaged properties.
    Rep. Scott Louser says he will present a bill during the next Legislative session to allocate about a million dollars to Minot to hire contractors to clean up flood damaged properties.
  • Crews Prepare for 125th Anniversary Event

    Crews Prepare for 125th Anniversary Event

    Friday, August 15 2014 7:56 PM EDT2014-08-15 23:56:38 GMT
    With two stages hosting more than a dozen performers throughout the day, there was a lot of setting up to do.
    With two stages hosting more than a dozen performers throughout the day, there was a lot of setting up to do.
  • Washington Cancels Assistance Request

    Washington Cancels Assistance Request

    Friday, August 15 2014 6:41 PM EDT2014-08-15 22:41:12 GMT
    Washington state's request for support and resources from the North Dakota National Guard was canceled this afternoon.
    Washington state's request for support and resources from the North Dakota National Guard was canceled this afternoon.
  • July Oil Numbers

    July Oil Numbers

    Friday, August 15 2014 5:40 PM EDT2014-08-15 21:40:41 GMT
    A North Dakota Industrial Commission order aimed to cut down natural gas flaring, will go into affect on October 1.
    A North Dakota Industrial Commission order aimed to cut down natural gas flaring, will go into affect on October 1.
  • Mississippi Coal Company Presents Green Ideas

    Mississippi Coal Company Presents Green Ideas

    Friday, August 15 2014 5:28 PM EDT2014-08-15 21:28:30 GMT
    They might be from a different part of the country, but executives from a coal company are visiting the state to share their knowledge and research for creating cleaner burning power plants.
    They might be from a different part of the country, but executives from a coal company are visiting the state to share their knowledge and research for creating cleaner burning power plants.
  • Williston Needs More Classrooms

    Williston Needs More Classrooms

    Friday, August 15 2014 5:11 PM EDT2014-08-15 21:11:42 GMT

    Williston schools will see at least 280 new students this year and that number is expected to rise further, so more classroom space is needed.

    Williston schools will see at least 280 new students this year and that number is expected to rise further, so more classroom space is needed.
  • Williston Airport Shuts Down over Suspicious Laptop

    Williston Airport Shuts Down over Suspicious Laptop

    Friday, August 15 2014 3:45 PM EDT2014-08-15 19:45:31 GMT
    An incident at the Williston airport caused a shut down.
    An incident at the Williston airport caused a shut down.
  • U.S.S. North Dakota Completes Sea Trials

    U.S.S. North Dakota Completes Sea Trials

    Friday, August 15 2014 3:45 PM EDT2014-08-15 19:45:16 GMT
    The U.S.S. North Dakota is one step closer to its commissioning at the end of October.
    The U.S.S. North Dakota is one step closer to its commissioning at the end of October.
  • Realtors Association Kicks Off Measure 2 Campaign

    Realtors Association Kicks Off Measure 2 Campaign

    Thursday, August 14 2014 5:22 PM EDT2014-08-14 21:22:05 GMT
    North Dakota does not currently charge a tax, but they say that 36 other states in the country do, and they want to stop it from happening before it becomes an issue. Today, kicked off their vote yes on Measure 2 campaign.
    North Dakota does not currently charge a tax, but they say that 36 other states in the country do, and they want to stop it from happening before it becomes an issue. Today, kicked off their vote yes on Measure 2 campaign.
  • Sweet Treats for a Good Cause

    Sweet Treats for a Good Cause

    Thursday, August 14 2014 5:16 PM EDT2014-08-14 21:16:58 GMT
    A local business put on an extra "sweet" event to raise money for North Dakota kids through the Children's Miracle Network.
    A local business put on an extra "sweet" event to raise money for North Dakota kids through the Children's Miracle Network.
  • Williston School District Fights Teacher Shortage

    Williston School District Fights Teacher Shortage

    Thursday, August 14 2014 5:06 PM EDT2014-08-14 21:06:21 GMT
    Around two weeks ago, Williston Public School District One needed to hire 19 teachers for this fall.With school starting in a couple days, the district has almost filled all of the necessary positions for this school year.
    Around two weeks ago, Williston Public School District One needed to hire 19 teachers for this fall.With school starting in a couple days, the district has almost filled all of the necessary positions for this school year.
  • North Dakota Airports Break July Records

    North Dakota Airports Break July Records

    Thursday, August 14 2014 4:46 PM EDT2014-08-14 20:46:12 GMT
    Traveling numbers for the state are sky high, as airports report a record number of passengers for July.
    Traveling numbers for the state are sky high, as airports report a record number of passengers for July.
  • DOT Works to Prevent Hay Bale Accidents

    DOT Works to Prevent Hay Bale Accidents

    Thursday, August 14 2014 3:52 PM EDT2014-08-14 19:52:49 GMT
    In North Dakota, passing hundreds of bales of hay while driving on the highway is nothing unfamiliar, but in certain conditions, hay bales could be dangerous.
    In North Dakota, passing hundreds of bales of hay while driving on the highway is nothing unfamiliar, but in certain conditions, hay bales could be dangerous.
  • County Commission Cracks Down on Zoning Ordinances

    County Commission Cracks Down on Zoning Ordinances

    Thursday, August 14 2014 3:22 PM EDT2014-08-14 19:22:26 GMT
    Williams County has recently seen a rise in the amount of people owning land without compliance.
    Williams County has recently seen a rise in the amount of people owning land without compliance.
  • National Guard Soldiers Return Home

    National Guard Soldiers Return Home

    Thursday, August 14 2014 1:22 PM EDT2014-08-14 17:22:39 GMT
    A warm embrace for some North Dakota National Guard soldiers last night, family and friends gathered at Hector International Airport to welcome back their returning heroes.
    A warm embrace for some North Dakota National Guard soldiers last night, family and friends gathered at Hector International Airport to welcome back their returning heroes.
  • House Speaker Visits North Dakota

    House Speaker Visits North Dakota

    Thursday, August 14 2014 12:41 PM EDT2014-08-14 16:41:01 GMT
    Speaker John Boehner will be in North Dakota tomorrow.
    Speaker John Boehner will be in North Dakota tomorrow.
  • Rescue Horses in Better Health

    Rescue Horses in Better Health

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 8:55 PM EDT2014-08-14 00:55:47 GMT
    It's been over a year since the seizure of 157 horses from William Kiefer, and the news that he has purchased another horse has angered a 129 of the sick and injured horses were sent to the Triple H Horse Rescue in Mandan.
    It's been over a year since the seizure of 157 horses from William Kiefer, and the news that he has purchased another horse has angered a 129 of the sick and injured horses were sent to the Triple H Horse Rescue in Mandan.
  • Mineral Rights Keep Mountrail Employees Busy

    Mineral Rights Keep Mountrail Employees Busy

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 8:06 PM EDT2014-08-14 00:06:42 GMT
    With thousands of mineral acres up for lease, the workload at the Mountrail County Courthouse is overwhelming the employees.
    With thousands of mineral acres up for lease, the workload at the Mountrail County Courthouse is overwhelming the employees.
  • Man Dies in McKenzie County Crash

    Man Dies in McKenzie County Crash

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 5:36 PM EDT2014-08-13 21:36:50 GMT
    One man is dead after a fatal accident in McKenzie County this morning.
    One man is dead after a fatal accident in McKenzie County this morning.
  • North Dakota Breaks Fishing License Record

    North Dakota Breaks Fishing License Record

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 5:04 PM EDT2014-08-13 21:04:44 GMT
    North Dakota reeled in more fishing licenses in 2013 to 2014 than in any other year.
    North Dakota reeled in more fishing licenses in 2013 to 2014 than in any other year.
  • Ebola 101

    Ebola 101

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 5:01 PM EDT2014-08-13 21:01:41 GMT
    The Ebola virus has been in the news a lot lately, but if you haven't done your research, you may not know what the virus can actually do to the body.
    The Ebola virus has been in the news a lot lately, but if you haven't done your research, you may not know what the virus can actually do to the body.
  • Sex Offender Enforcement Leads to Arrest

    Sex Offender Enforcement Leads to Arrest

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 4:31 PM EDT2014-08-13 20:31:04 GMT
    A 52-year-old man was arrested after a group of authorities conducted a sex offender enforcement operation.
    A 52-year-old man was arrested after a group of authorities conducted a sex offender enforcement operation.
  • Jamestown Police Search for Missing Woman

    Jamestown Police Search for Missing Woman

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 12:33 PM EDT2014-08-13 16:33:16 GMT
    Jamestown police are looking for a 42-year-old woman who has been missing since yesterday.
    Jamestown police are looking for a 42-year-old woman who has been missing since yesterday.
  • Habitat for Humanity Builds Home in Minot

    Habitat for Humanity Builds Home in Minot

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 10:37 AM EDT2014-08-13 14:37:44 GMT
    Habitat for Humanity Builds Home in Minot
    Habitat for Humanity Builds Home in Minot
  • PSC Talks Energy Independence and Flaring

    PSC Talks Energy Independence and Flaring

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 8:00 PM EDT2014-08-13 00:00:01 GMT
    For the second time in two days, North Dakota's Public Service Commissioner was in the Magic City.
    For the second time in two days, North Dakota's Public Service Commissioner was in the Magic City.
  • Women on Water

    Women on Water

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 7:57 PM EDT2014-08-12 23:57:06 GMT
    Women will be taking over the big lake Saturday at the 13th annual Women on Water Walleye Derby out at White Earth Bay, east of Williston.
    Women will be taking over the big lake Saturday at the 13th annual Women on Water Walleye Derby out at White Earth Bay, east of Williston.
  • MSU Boasts High Ranking College of Business

    MSU Boasts High Ranking College of Business

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 7:55 PM EDT2014-08-12 23:55:18 GMT
    For many college students, going to class doesn't always mean sitting in a classroom, sometimes it means sitting in front of a computer.
    For many college students, going to class doesn't always mean sitting in a classroom, sometimes it means sitting in front of a computer.
  • Teachers Attend Training Sessions for Marzano Model

    Teachers Attend Training Sessions for Marzano Model

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 7:53 PM EDT2014-08-12 23:53:38 GMT
    Minot teachers acted as students today at the Grand Hotel.
    Minot teachers acted as students today at the Grand Hotel.
  • Work Continues for Minot Park District

    Work Continues for Minot Park District

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 6:48 PM EDT2014-08-12 22:48:03 GMT
    We're about a third of the way through August, summer is coming to a close, but things haven't slowed down for the Minot Park District.
    We're about a third of the way through August, summer is coming to a close, but things haven't slowed down for the Minot Park District.
  • Congressman and Candidate Address Rail Backlog

    Congressman and Candidate Address Rail Backlog

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 6:14 PM EDT2014-08-12 22:14:10 GMT
    Both Representative Kevin Cramer and House candidate George Sinner are taking steps to improve rail backlog.
    Both Representative Kevin Cramer and House candidate George Sinner are taking steps to improve rail backlog.
  • Kiefer Posts Bond

    Kiefer Posts Bond

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 5:43 PM EDT2014-08-12 21:43:44 GMT
    A man who was previously convicted of animal neglect was in Burleigh County court today to post bond.
    A man who was previously convicted of animal neglect was in Burleigh County court today to post bond.
  • MomsEveryday: Class Cell Phones

    MomsEveryday: Class Cell Phones

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 4:39 PM EDT2014-08-12 20:39:12 GMT
    Moms Everyday correspondent Jen Lennon explains how teachers are incorporating cell phones in the classroom.
    Moms Everyday correspondent Jen Lennon explains how teachers are incorporating cell phones in the classroom.
  • Courthouse Employees Submit Petition Against Sheriff

    Courthouse Employees Submit Petition Against Sheriff

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 11:16 AM EDT2014-08-12 15:16:07 GMT
    In the midst of the controversy at the Burke County Sheriff's Department, different parties are speaking up about hostility in the workplace.
    In the midst of the controversy at the Burke County Sheriff's Department, different parties are speaking up about hostility in the workplace.
  • Main Street Minute: Love on a Leash

    Main Street Minute: Love on a Leash

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 10:57 AM EDT2014-08-12 14:57:43 GMT
    Where do you go when Fido needs a haircut? One business in Minot offers a convenient option to spruce up your pet's do.
    Where do you go when Fido needs a haircut? One business in Minot offers a convenient option to spruce up your pet's do.
  • State Officials Discuss Rail Service Improvement

    State Officials Discuss Rail Service Improvement

    Monday, August 11 2014 8:01 PM EDT2014-08-12 00:01:09 GMT
    Both North Dakota senators and state leaders were in Minot today to meet with the CEO and director of the Canadian Pacific Railway about improving rail service across the state.
    Both North Dakota senators and state leaders were in Minot today to meet with the CEO and director of the Canadian Pacific Railway about improving rail service across the state.
  • North Dakota Tribes Receive Law Enforcement Grants

    North Dakota Tribes Receive Law Enforcement Grants

    Monday, August 11 2014 5:31 PM EDT2014-08-11 21:31:50 GMT
    Three North Dakota Tribes will receive a combined $50,645 in Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Grants from the U.S. Department of Justice.
    Three North Dakota Tribes will receive a combined $50,645 in Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Grants from the U.S. Department of Justice.
  • Sheriff's Department Investigates Business Burglaries

    Sheriff's Department Investigates Business Burglaries

    Monday, August 11 2014 5:26 PM EDT2014-08-11 21:26:55 GMT
    A Minot repair shop reported two burglaries within a few days of each other.
    A Minot repair shop reported two burglaries within a few days of each other.
  • Animal Abuser Violates Parole

    Animal Abuser Violates Parole

    Monday, August 11 2014 5:25 PM EDT2014-08-11 21:25:19 GMT
    A man convicted for starving and killing over 100 horses is back in jail for violation of his parole.
    A man convicted for starving and killing over 100 horses is back in jail for violation of his parole.
  • Homeless Coalition Receives Grant

    Homeless Coalition Receives Grant

    Monday, August 11 2014 2:51 PM EDT2014-08-11 18:51:36 GMT
    Help is on the way for some of the estimated 240 homeless veterans in North Dakota.
    Help is on the way for some of the estimated 240 homeless veterans in North Dakota.
  • Salvation Army Hosts Annual Back to School Event

    Salvation Army Hosts Annual Back to School Event

    Monday, August 11 2014 12:58 PM EDT2014-08-11 16:58:56 GMT
    With school starting just a couple week's away, the Salvation Army in Williston held its annual back to school carnival and backpack distribution on Saturday at the new Armory.
    With school starting just a couple week's away, the Salvation Army in Williston held its annual back to school carnival and backpack distribution on Saturday at the new Armory.
Powered by WorldNow
    Powered by WorldNow
    All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and KMOT. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.