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Hoeven on the Nuclear Triad Video included

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The Air Force requested more than $130 million in funding for the 2016 Fiscal Year. More>>

Vietnam Vets Gather in Remembrance Video included

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The gathering gave them a chance to talk about what happened and be with people who share similar memories. More>>

Gun Show Offers Old and New to Buyers

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Over three hundred booths were set up today for the 44th annual Minot Rifle and Pistol Club gun show in Minot. More>>

8th Annual Make a Wish Fashion Show Video included

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Today some kids and young adults are strutting their stuff for a good cause at the 8th annual Make a Wish Fashion Show. More>>

Large Grass Fire Damages Land North of Bismarck Video included

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A controlled burn north of Bismarck gets out of control and spreads across hundreds of acres. More>>

Police Officer Sent to Hospital After Being Hit by Bismarck Man

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An 18-year-old Bismarck man is facing several charges after allegedly assaulting 2 police officers. More>>

Moose Lodge Hosts Beardstock

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Beardstock is getting people excited about new music while helping the homeless in the Minot area. More>>

Thor Bake Sale Satisfies Spring Fever Video included

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The Thor Lodge was getting prepared for Easter today with the spring bake sale. More>>

Bismarck Police Warn Public About Scammers

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The Bismarck Police is warning residents about scammers pretending to be officers and IRS employees. More>>

Protesters are Encouraging Others to Educate Themselves Video included

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Members of Overpasses of America stood on the overpass of State Street addressing issues they see in today's society. More>>

Kids Get a Big Lesson on the Smallest Areas of Science Video included

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Gateway to Science is giving kids some hands-on experience with materials they can't even see. More>>

ND No Longer Has Lowest Unemployment Rate

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North Dakota no longer has the lowest unemployment rate in the nation due in part to sliding oil drilling activity. More>>

Heitkamp Launches #CutRedTape

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If federal regulations are failing to work the way they were intended -- Senator Heidi Heitkamp wants to hear about it.Heitkamp helped to launch a bipartisan grassroots initiative called #cutredtape. More>>

Minot Man Develops Card Game

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A local Minot man has developed a game that's trending all around the city. More>>

Fargo Driver Killed in Crash

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A Fargo man died in a collision on Highway 2 Friday afternoon. More>>

Drilling Rigs are Stacking Up Video included

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There were 97 rigs drilling in North Dakota today. That's almost 100 fewer than on the same day one year ago.Ben Smith shows us hard proof of more drilling rigs sitting idle. More>>

Named Released in Crash at Minot Intersection

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Authorities have released the name of a woman who died following a traffic accident at a Minot intersection on Thursday. More>>

Jury Trial Acquittal Verdict for Jones

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A jury has reached a 'not guilty' verdict in a Class AA felony case for Gross Sexual Imposition. More>>

Minot Disaster Resiliency Competition

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Minot City Officials have submitted their application early to the federal government in hopes of garnering funding to be used in recovery projects stemming from the 2011 flood. More>>

Artisan Alley Craft Show Coming Up

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During its first year, there were only 10 exhibitors at the Artisan's Alley Craft Show, but in 2015 that number has grown to 60. More>>

Eye on Education: Ft. Stevenson Maple Tapping

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The staff at Fort Stevenson State Park want people to experience all it has to offer; the sights, sounds, smells and even tastes. More>>

One Bismarck Street Holds Eight of the Top 50 Most Dangerous Intersections in the State Video included

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A report by the North Dakota Department of Transporation releases the top 50 most dangerous intersections in the state. More>>

ND Farmers Union Announces Plans to Get Corporate Farming On the Ballot Video included

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Dozens of farmers from across North Dakota rally against legislation allowing corporate farming for dairy and swine facilities... More>>

Devils Lake corrections officer charged with assisting in escape

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U.S. Marshals believe a corrections officer at a jail in Devils Lake helped a federal prisoner escape. More>>

Fashion Show Helps Grant Children's Wishes Video included

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College student Cara Mund is getting ready to host her 8th Annual Make-A-Wish Fashion Show. More>>

Man chases his coworker with a knife

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A 27 year old Bismarck man is charged with terrorizing after chasing a coworker with a knife. More>>

Mandan man charged with a second count of gross sexual imposition

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A Mandan man already facing a charge of gross sexual imposition, is charged with a second count of GSI. More>>

MPD Looking for Missing Juvenile

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Officers are requesting assistance in locating a missing juvenile. More>>

Nature's surprise, bald eagles nest near Standing Rock Video included

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We received reports of dozens of bald eagles nesting and hunting in south central North Dakota. More>>

Fatal Accident in Minot

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A Minot woman has died following a collision at the intersection of West Burdick Expressway and Western Avenue Thursday afternoon. More>>

Belfield Man Fatally Injured in Rear-End Accident on Interstate

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A 34-year-old Belfield man was fatally injured in a crash on Interstate around 4:30 Thursday afternoon.  According to the Highway Patrol, a freightliner had been parked on the shoulder of interstate near the Glen Ullin exit.  More>>

A Potential Roundabout for Burleigh County Video included

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 A roundabout, 200 feet wide could be in the future.

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When Junk Becomes Art Video included

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One mans trash could be another man's art.  The Bismarck Downtown Artist Co-op is holding it's 4th annual Reuse, Upcycle, Recreate exhibit.  More>>

Bond Hearing for Rodriguez-Rios

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Bond has been set at $750-thousand dollars cash or a surety bond for 18-year-old Jeremy Rodriguez-Rios. More>>

Plea Change in Minot Shooting Case

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A man charged with criminal conspiracy to commit murder - a Class 'AA' felony - has changed his plea for a lesser charge. More>>

Downtown Minot Street Closures

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As the city of Minot is set to begin a marathon of construction, City Manager Lee Staab says they are setting the pace with completion of the city's parking ramps and phase one of the Downtown Revitalization Project. More>>

Paramount Sports Complex Proposed

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A proposed sports complex for the Minot area was announced on social media this week. More>>

Botulism Case Identified

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A rare illness usually caused by soil or food contamination has been identified at Trinity Hospital for what clinicians believe is the first time. More>>

Lymphedema Therapy Offered

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People who experience swelling in their limbs due to fluid buildup have a new source of treatment. More>>

Business Beat - March 26th, 2015

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In Minot you can now have, a Taste of India...right here in the food court of Dakota Square Mall. More>>

Girl Scout Cookies for Patients

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The cookie selling season has come and gone,but the Minot Air Force Base Girl Scouts are still making the day sweeter for some. More>>

North Dakota County Tops the U.S. for Population Growth

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A North Dakota county continues to lead the nation in terms of population growth. More>>

Economic Survey Results Released Video included

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Professionals gather to discuss Bismarck-Mandan's business performance at an Economic Outlook Forum. More>>

Common Core testing delayed in North Dakota

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Common core, state assessment test were schedule to begin yesterday in North Dakota. More>>

Lawmakers Discuss Agreement That Would Allow State to Control Operations and Assets of Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center Video included

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North Dakota lawmakers are in discussions to allow the State Parks and Rec Department to take over operations of the Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center, as well as Fort Mandan... More>>

Bismarck Ground Round Receives National Honors

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A local restaurant is recognized as the most profitable in the nation. More>>

A Living Museum of Rough Riders Video included

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There are 41 recipients of North Dakota's Rough Rider Award.Today people at the Capitol get to meet a some of them... through students. More>>

UMary Students Get Big Lesson in Business

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Students at the University of Mary get a lesson from a distinguished business leader. More>>

Hockey fans brave weather and lines for NCAA tickets

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Hockey fans braved the chilly morning temperatures to get their hands on some last-minute tickets. More>>

No charges against UND Officer in February shooting

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The Grand Forks County State's Attorney has charged the man involved in the officer involved shooting in the Altru parking lot February 28 with Reckless Endangerment and Fleeing or Attempting to Elude a Police Officer. More>>

Suspect in court as bond is set in Landa murders

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Bond has been set at $750-thousand dollars cash for 18-year-old Jeremy Rodriguez-Rios. More>>

All Boil Orders Lifted

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Water test results received today indicate that the tap water in Crosby is safe for human consumption. More>>

House Fire in Northwest Minot Video included

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A fire burned inside the walls and floor joices of a Northwest Minot home Wednesday afternoon. More>>

Mission of Deployed NDNG Soldiers Won't Change Due to Withdrawal Slowdown Video included

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Fifteen North Dakota National Guard soldiers deployed for Afghanistan last September.  A spokesperson for the Guard says their mission will not change because of the delay in the drawback. More>>

WWII Veteran Remembers Time With Two Presidents on 99th Birthday Party Video included

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Harold Bruschwein served in World War II and was stationed at Pearl Harbor when it was attacked on December 7, 1941.  President John F. Kennedy sat down and talked with him about the experience afterward. More>>

State Troopers Continue Aggressive Enforcement Along Highway 85 Video included

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The North Dakota Highway Patrol plans to continue a program to crack down on aggressive driving on the state's most dangerous highway. More>>

Dakota Star Gymnastics Due For an Upgrade Video included

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City Commissioners recently approved the language a ballot measure that would increase the sales tax for the city of Mandan.  Local athletes who say a sports complex funded by the tax is a win for the city's future. More>>

UPDATE: Murder charges filed in Landa pig farm deaths Video included

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Authorities in Bottineau County have charged a man in the shooting of two people at a Landa hog farm Tuesday. More>>

Governor Proclaims April Child Abuse and Sexual Assault Prevention Month Video included

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Governor Jack Dalrymple proclaims April Child Abuse and Sexual Assault Prevention Month. More>>

Zaycon Foods Delivers to Bismarck Residents Video included

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It's a quick way to get farm fresh meats to your family table. And in this chilly weather, you don't even have to get out of your vehicle. More>>

Bismarck 2nd Graders Learn Valuable Life Lesson Video included

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A group of Bismarck students is getting the chance to learn a life lesson that some may not have otherwise gotten. More>>

Economic Survey Results to Be Released March 26th Video included

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Results from an economic survey will be released to business leaders tomorrow with the help of a few University of Mary students. More>>

Study Shows Which ND Counties are Healthiest

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A recent study shows which North Dakota Counties are healthiest.  More>>

North Dakota Senate Passes Bill to Restrict Public Funds for Conservation Land Purchases Through Nonprofits Video included

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The North Dakota Senate passes a bill to prohibit the state from providing public funds to non-profit organizations for the purchase of land for conservation or wildlife purposes... More>>

Re-Election Date Set for Lincoln Mayor Video included

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A date has been set for a new election in Lincoln to oust the city's Mayor. More>>

Border Patrol Bill Passes ND Senate Video included

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The Senate unanimously passes a bill to grant Border Patrol agents more authority in North Dakota... More>>

AMVC reacts to two employees killed at Turtle Mountain Pork

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We received a statement from AMVC, the company that owns Turtle Mountain Pork.
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Man Admits to Murdering Two Men in Bottineau County

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One man has been arrested facing two murder charges following a shooting at Turtle Mountain Pork in Landa on Tuesday. More>>

Suspect Caught in Bottineau County Shooting

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Authorities in Bottineau County have arrested a man in the shooting of two people at a Landa hog farm. More>>

Quiet Rail Zone a Reality for Bismarck Video included

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For those living in downtown Bismarck, trains passing through the city might become a little quieter. More>>

Mandan Residents React to Potential Tax Increase Video included

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A proposed increase in sales taxes could support a new sports facility in Mandan. More>>

Bottineau County Fatal Shooting

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Authorities in Bottineau County are investigating a fatal shooting at a Hog farm near Souris in North Central North Dakota. More>>

Sentence Amended in Murder Case

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Charges were amended in court today for a Minot woman accused of killing her three-month-old daughter. More>>

Minot PD Dealing with ISIS Threat Video included

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An international terror group known as the Islamic State, or ISIS has released an internet 'Hit List'. More>>

Today at the Legislature - March 24

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A bill regarding rail safety has been halted in the House... for a second time. More>>

Low Income Kids ASPIRE

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Growing up and deciding what to do with your life can be hard for anyone, but especially for those who coming from low-income families that are living with a disability. More>>

National Nutrition Month Video included

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We are coming to the end of national nutrition month, and to make sure those who've changed to healthier habits in March stay on the right track, dietitians at Trinity Hospital are offering some tips. More>>

Eating Disorders Video included

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When Troy Roness appeared on the Dr. Phil show, he didn't think he had an eating disorder. More>>

The Number of Active Drilling Rigs in North Dakota Reaches Five-Year Low Video included

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North Dakota's Department of Mineral Resources reports 100 active drilling rigs as of today.  This is down from 197 on the same day last year, and down about 54% from the all-time high. More>>

Housing Opportunities Expand in Downtown Bismarck Video included

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Housing is a hot topic in downtown Bismarck and in the heart of the city, more living opportunities are in the works.


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Reconsideration of Rail Safety Bill Debated in the House Video included

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A bill regarding rail safety gets halted in the House for a second time... More>>

Lawmakers Discuss Resolution Relating to Sexual Assault on College Campuses Video included

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A resolution to study policies and procedures related to sexual assault on college campuses makes its way through the North Dakota Senate... More>>

Update: Bottineau County Shooting

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Authorities are investigating a report of a fatal shooting this morning at a hog farm in Bottineau County in north-central North Dakota. More>>

Roof Collapses on Old Building in Willow City

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The roof collapsed on the old Hardware Store building in Willow City last night. More>>

ND Dept. of Health Recognizes World TB Day Video included

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The Department of Health is also recognizing World TB Day today. More>>

Man guilty of three GSI's fighting extradition

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A Garrison man wanted for raping a girl under the age of fifteen is in custody in Arizona. More>>

Williams County Asks for Help Identifying Suspect

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The Williams County Sheriff's Department is asking for help identifying and locating a suspect involved in a string of crimes. More>>

ND Dept. of Health Encourages Residents to Take Diabetes Risk Test

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Over 190,000 North Dakotans are currently at risk for developing Diabetes, that's why the Department of Health is urging residents to starting living a healthier lifestyle. More>>

A Sweet Celebration at Shiloh Christian Video included

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Things are getting extra sticky at Shiloh Christian in Bismarck. More>>

Williams County looking for theft suspect

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The Williams County Sheriff's Office is asking for assistance from the community.
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Power Lifter Gets Unexpected Surprise Days Before Relentless Competition Video included

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Power lifter Mike Silbernagel does his best to set an example for the athletes he trains.Both in athletics and in his actions.What he doesn't know is that students are following in his footsteps closer than ever. More>>

Shooting in Bottineau

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The Bottineau Sheriff's Office is on scene of a shooting near the town of Souris. More>>

Planned Power Outage in South Bismarck

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Montana-Dakota Utilities plans to turn off power to parts of south Bismarck Wednesday, March 25 and Thursday, March 26. More>>

Minot Man Sentenced in Drug Case

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A Minot man has been sentenced to more than 12 years in prison following a drug conviction. More>>

Crew Members from MAFB on ISIS List

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Local law enforcement officers are taking steps to ensure the safety and security of the Minot Air Force Base personnel in the Minot community following a weekend threat from an ISIS related group. More>>

National Puppy Day Video included

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Viewers share photos of their four-legged friends on National Puppy Day... More>>

Volunteer Firefighters Battling Oil Fires Video included

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Fire prevention standards are being evaluated in McKenzie County. More>>

Bismarck Residents and City Officials Speak About Future Road Project Video included

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A future road project has driven some residents to speak out.  Ben Smith speaks to city officials on the concerns and future of northeast Bismarck. More>>

North Dakota Senators Respond to Online Threat Video included

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U.S. Air Force members from North Dakota are among the 100 military members whose names and addresses were posted online by a group calling itself the Islamic State Hacking Division.  The group said it was posting the information to encourage Muslims in the U.S. to kill the military members. More>>

Residents Asked to Run Tap Water Video included

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The boil order continues for Divide and Burke counties. More>>

Mosquito Control Plans Video included

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Warmer weather means mosquito season is not far away.And for people in the Williston area it means another year of battling the bugs that thrive in the trapped water along the Missouri River and the levee system that protects the city. More>>

Spring Fever Workshop Video included

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Now that spring is officially in the air, agents from the NDSU Extension Center are offering advice to first time and veteran gardeners. More>>

House Committee Hears Testimony on Anti-Discrimination Bill Video included

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The bill to ban discrimination based on a person's actual or perceived sexual orientation now sits in the House Human Services Committee after narrowly passing the Senate in February... More>>

ND Hwy. Patrol Sets 2015 Goals Video included

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The North Dakota Highway Patrol sets its 2015 goals, and troopers want the public to know it's all about priorities not requirements. More>>

Bismarck Man Overcomes Brain Injury Video included

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March is recognized as Brain Injury Awareness month across the nation, but one family here in Bismarck knows the medical condition more than most. More>>

Expansion Underway for Liberty Elementary Video included

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Liberty Elementary welcomed its first students at the beginning of the school year. Not even a year later, construction is back underway. More>>

Scooter Attracts Attention Video included

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There's not much Charlie's scooter doesn't have. It's enclosed, has windshield wipers, two doors and mirrors on each side. More>>

Pride of Dakota Day Video included

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The State Capitol building is a North Dakota products shopping mall for a day. More>>

North Dakota Woman Falls Victim to Jamaican Scam Video included

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A man charged in a large scale scam that targeted an elderly widow in North Dakota appears in federal court today. More>>

Trial moved in former ND Teacher of the Year

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The trial for former North Dakota Teacher of the Year, Aaron Knodel, has been continued. More>>

Semi Hits Overpass West of Jamestown Video included

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A semi strikes an overpass on I-94 after the driver says he may have fallen asleep at the wheel. More>>

Bismarck woman scammed out of $100,000

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A 56 year old Bismarck woman has been scammed out of about $100,000. More>>

Explosion rocks Mexico City hospital

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MEXICO CITY-- A powerful gas tank truck explosion shattered a maternity and children's hospital in Mexico City on Thursday, killing at least three adults and one baby and injuring dozens. More>>

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