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Dickinson High Schoolers Explore the Great Depression for History Final Video included

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Dickinson U.S. History students were assigned to create a museum type exhibit for their end-of year final project. More>>

A Look at North Dakota's Recent Oil-Related Spills Video included

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Some significant oil and saltwater spills have been recorded in North Dakota the past three years. More>>

Oil Industry Experts Say the Drop in Price of Crude Could Help With Safety Video included

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Industry experts say the downturn in oil prices might help with safety in the oil fields. More>>

Setting the Stage for the ND State Fair Video included

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The North Dakota State Fair is two months away and several major renovations are taking place at the fairgrounds in preparation for this year's event. More>>

Funding Request Cut Impacts WAWS Video included

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The project to upgrade rural water systems in western North Dakota will be growing at a slower pace than anticipated in the next two years. More>>

Berthold Class Designs Machine Video included

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If you wanted to put a coin into a piggy bank, you wouldn't have to put much thought into how to do it. More>>

MSU Students Share Nursing Research Video included

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Minot State nursing students recently showcased what they learned this past school year, during the annual celebration of National Nurses Week. More>>

Business Beat - May 21st, 2015 Video included

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Summer is nearing and it's about that time to get those beach bodies toned and for athletes to prepare for their next season. More>>

Student Spotlight: Parshall High School Video included

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Our Student Spotlight is shining on Parshall tonight. More>>

"World Famous Dickinson Tree" Gone Video included

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If you happened to catch our 6 o'clock newscast on Tuesday, you may have noticed something different about the Dickinson skycam picture. Too Tall Tom was almost speechless by what he DIDN'T see. More>>

Crews Tear Down East Side of Trinity High School Video included

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Demolition of the East side of Trinity High School in Dickinson is underway. More>>

A Return to Heimdal, the Town that Still Lives with the Train Derailment Video included

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As reconstruction efforts continue, residents of Heimdal who were forced to evacuate during the derailment... find it hard to forget. More>>

Frozen Rhubarb could be poisonous Video included

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Burleigh County Extension Agents says they've received hundreds of messages asking about what the frost did to their rhubarb More>>

Nurses Celebrate 100th Year of Nursing Regulation in North Dakota Video included

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Two-hundred nurses from across the state celebrate the one-hundredth year of nursing regulation in North Dakota ... More>>

Bismarck Man Sentenced to 25 Years for Attempted Exploitation of a Minor

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A Bismarck man will serve twenty-five years in prison for attempting a sex crime with a minor. More>>

Skid-steers stolen in Bismarck found near Oakes

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Two skid-steers worth $124,000 are stolen but Bismarck Police track them all the way across the state. More>>

Water Project to Get Record Amount of State Funding Video included

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Water projects across North Dakota will be receiving a record amount of state funding over the next two years. More>>

Scooter Technology Rolls Around Bismarck Video included

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When Ivan Makuve rolls around town, people can't help but stop and stare... More>>

A Friendship Grown Strong Through Tragedy Video included

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Jessica Fink says her friend, Michelle, is going through a "mother's worst nightmare" and she is determined to do everything she can to help. More>>

MAFB Receives Omaha Trophies Video included

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Members of the 5th Bomb Wing and 91st Missile Wing received twin trophies today, recognizing their successes in 2014 as the best in what they do. More>>

Elk Tag to Be Raffled for Fundraiser Video included

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A North Dakota elk tag is only issued once in a hunter's lifetime. More>>

Trees Planted in Celebration of Arbor Month Video included

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The Minot Park District planted trees in Roosevelt Park today in celebration of Arbor month. More>>

Landfill Application Rejected for Dunn County Video included

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Dunn County Commissioners reject an application for a proposed landfill near the Little Knife River. More>>

Surrey Teachers and Students Celebrate Last Day of School Video included

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The Surrey Public School year has come and gone and as a celebration of the students' accomplishments, teachers awarded children with some special year-end honors. More>>

Eye on Agriculture: Tractor Show Coming to Minot Video included

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The first ever Minot Classic Iron Antique Tractor Show is coming to Home of Economy this Saturday. More>>

Student Spotlight: Des Lacs-Burlington Video included

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It's graduation weekend in Des Lacs. More>>

Bismarck Residents React to David Letterman's Retirement Video included

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Tonight CBS will air David Letterman's final "Late Show" ending his 33-year-career as a late night television host... More>>

Baldwin Greenhouse Pulls Through Rough Weather With Blooming Colors Video included

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After three inches of rain this weekend and record low temperatures Monday night, many garden beds are fighting the frost, including those who have to take care of flowers for a living. More>>

Max School Improvements Debated Video included

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Max residents spoke out against construction projects currently underway at Max Public School at a board meeting tonight. More>>

Ward County Office Building Considered on Budget Video included

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The new Ward County office building is moving along - and according to the lead architect in the project, there are encouraging financial signs. More>>

Minot Park Board Reviewing Land Proposal

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The impacts of the 2011 flood are still swaying decisions in the city of Minot. More>>

Senators Share Legislative Experiences at Retirement Community Video included

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Touchmark residents come ready to have their voices heard for Tuesday's guest speaker Sen. Erin Oban... More>>

Family Raises Awareness for Rare Disorder Video included

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Members of the Bismarck community are working to raise awareness for a rare disorder... More>>

Dike Issues to be Costly to Meet Federal Standards Video included

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The system of levees and dikes currently protecting the Minot area needs million of dollars in work to bring it up to federal code. More>>

Funding Cut for Flood Plan Means Changes

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The engineering firm for the Mouse River flood control project is working the numbers, seeing how to make 40 million dollars stretch into more than 100 million dollars worth of work. More>>

Bishop Ryan's Routledge, Voiles Departing Video included

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Bishop Ryan Catholic School will lose two of its leaders at the end of June. More>>

Student Spotlight: Makoti High School Video included

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This coming weekend will be a busy one for high school graduations. More>>

U.S. Farm Reporter Talks Genetically Modified Organisms Video included

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Orion Samuelson spoke about his five decades of agriculture reporting. More>>

North Dakota's Population of Young Adults is Growing Video included

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North Dakota is experiencing growth not seen in the state since the 1930s. More>>

Smartphone Use While Driving Goes Beyond Just Texting

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When you see a driver looking at their phone, it's no longer safe to assume they're texting. More>>

Effort to Reduce Colon Cancer in North Dakotans

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A nationwide effort to stop a form of cancer before it starts brought a challenge to North Dakota. More>>

Burning Hills Singers Visit Bismarck Video included

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A mini-version of the Medora Musical makes its way to Bismarck. More>>

Man changes plea for third time in rape case

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A 30 year old Mandan man who pled guilty to gross sexual imposition, changes his plea the morning of his sentencing. More>>

Bisman Food Co-op Announces Location & General Manager Video included

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The Bisman Community Food Co-op has reached a couple more milestones in the process of getting up and running. More>>

ND National Guard Promotes First Female to General

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The North Dakota National Guard announced it will promote Col. Giselle Wilz to brigadier general. More>>

Man enters plea after threatening to cut woman ear to ear

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A Mandan man accused of beating and threatening to kill a woman has pleaded not guilty. More>>

Mandan Police arrest woman for child abuse

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Mandan Police arrested a woman for child abuse because of the filthy living conditions at her home. More>>

Parents in Court in Drug Case

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A man and woman who witnesses say were high on drugs while with their infant at a Minot motel this weekend appeared in court today. More>>

Wind Causes Damage in Bottineau Area Video included

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The wintery blast that hit the region Sunday caused damage in the Bottineau area. More>>

Saddlery Shop Passed Down Through Generations Video included

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Bray's Saddlery shop, on Minot's Main Street, says it's one of a few places left of its kind in America. More>>

North Dakota Students Create An Automatic Snowplow Video included

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A student project at NDSU could make North Dakota winters much easier to deal with. More>>

The Cost of Drones is Dropping Video included

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Some experts say drones are quickly becoming affordable to the every-day consumer. More>>

Experts Discuss the Use of Drones in Agriculture Video included

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Drones equipped with cameras are finding new uses in the fields of North Dakota. More>>

Norsk Hostfest Tickets On Sale

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Four months before the opening ceremony, ticket sales for the world's largest Scandinavian festival have begun. More>>

Efforts to Keep Out Destructive Beetle Video included

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There's a bug that kills ash trees by the thousands, and it's moving closer to North Dakota. More>>

Stroke System Saves Lives

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In an emergency situation, we know time can make a big difference in a patient's outcome. More>>

Bray Family Works and Plays Together Video included

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Family owned-- Bray's Saddlery Shop on Main in Minot has everything from shoe repair to saddles, along with some other secret treasures. More>>

Eye on Energy: Sandpiper Pipeline Video included

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Enbridge officials are working to double its oil exports by pipeline in North Dakota with the construction of the Sandpiper Pipeline. More>>

Student Spotlight: Surrey High School Video included

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The high school senior in our Student Spotlight tonight hopes to become a teacher some day. More>>

Parents Charged With Drug Crimes

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A man and woman who witnesses say were high on drugs while in custody of their infant at a Minot motel this weekend appeared in court today.  More>>

South Bismarck Residents Deal With Aftermath of Heavy Rains Video included

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Some business owners say it could have been worse. More>>

Kentucky Man Charged with Attempted Human Trafficking after Soliciting Teen for Sex

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An arrest warrant is issued for a 51-year-old Kentucky man charged with attempted human trafficking. More>>

Man charged after 1.25 pounds of meth found

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A 39 year old California man is charged after 1.25 pound of meth are found in his hotel room. More>>

Prairie Pastor Video included

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My uncle, who farms in Minnesota, was considering planting more alfalfa on his land. The ground usually grows wheat or corn or soybeans. But he has begun to wonder if years of tillage have created a hard layer that crop roots can't break through 18 inches or so below the surface - hard pan they call it. Alfalfa with its roots that burrow deep down might just break through the hard pan opening those deeper layers of soil to the less vigorous roots of other crops - so that in years to come they... More>>

Norwegian Celebration Video included

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Today marks Two hundred and one years of Norway's independence day. More>>

Envirothon Winners Video included

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It's the first time in 3 years MHS received "top honors." More>>

Infant's Parents Arrested on Drug Charges

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An infant was turned over to Ward County Social Services Saturday night after its parents were arrested on drug charges. More>>

Man Wanted in GF Rape Cases Arrested in Minot

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A man accused in rape cases in Grand Forks was arrested in Minot last night. More>>

Paddlefish Show No Oil Impact Video included

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State fisheries chief Greg Power says a nonprofit group that processes paddlefish eggs into caviar sent the samples to a lab for analysis. More>>

Miss Indian World Video included

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Cheyenne Brady has been crowned Miss Indian World, the first from MHA Nation to carry the title. More>>

Salvation Army Craft Show Video included

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Organizers say the show provides an opportunity for people to buy unique items at a reasonable price. More>>

ALS Walk in Minot's Oak Park Video included

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Walkers collectively raised over twenty one thousand dollars to fight the sickness also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease. More>>

Paint The Street This Sunday Video included

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This Sunday, that's tomorrow, from 1 to 3 p.m. the group will be providing paint for the community to make their mark on a section of roadway where Central Avenue meets Main Street. More>>

Funding Campaign Underway for Infant Video included

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Medical hardships can take an emotional and financial toll on a family. More>>

Chess Champion Passes on his Knowledge Video included

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Two weeks ago Todd Wolf became the North Dakota State Chess Champion. Now he's spreading his knowledge to other chess fanatics around town. More>>

Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony Held in Minot Video included

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The sad tones of a bagpipe wafted over the street outside the Ward County Courthouse today. More>>

College Graduations Celebrated Throughout the Region Video included

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This morning over 500 students earned their diplomas from Minot State University. More>>

Napoleon Teachers Retire Together After More Than 30 Years Video included

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Today is the last day of school for students at Napoleon.And along with the seniors, two long-time educators are also starting a new chapter. More>>

Discovering Family History Video included

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Have you ever wondered what your ancestors were like? More>>

Student Spotlight: Harvey High School Video included

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Graduation day is coming quickly for lots of area high school seniors. More>>

Lewis and Clark Elementary School Receives Friendship Bench Video included

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Schools across the nation are getting bright and colorful benches in the name of friendship. More>>

Eye on Education: Class Builds and Sells Homes Video included

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It's a class project that has only gotten bigger as time has gone on. More>>

Longtime KX News Reporter Dies Video included

Debbie Kuehn from a KX News story at the ND State Fair in 2003. Debbie Kuehn from a KX News story at the ND State Fair in 2003.
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Debbie Kuehn Aasen, a longtime reporter and anchor for KX News, has died at the age of 50.  Debbie began working for KX News in the late 1980s while she was completing her college degree at Minot State University. More>>

Assailant Gets Eight Years in Prison Video included

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The man who attacked and injured five people in a south Bismarck neighborhood was sentenced to eight years in prison Friday. More>>

Teacher accused of sexual relationship with a student

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A 35 year old Mandan teacher has been arrested after allegations of a sexual relationship with a male student. More>>

Bismarck Adult Drug Court Celebrates Graduation of Program Participants Video included

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It's graduation day for three participants in the Bismarck Adult Drug Court program... More>>

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  • Setting the Stage for the ND State Fair

    Setting the Stage for the ND State Fair

    Thursday, May 21 2015 8:04 PM EDT2015-05-22 00:04:47 GMT
    The North Dakota State Fair is two months away and several major renovations are taking place at the fairgrounds in preparation for this year's event.
    The North Dakota State Fair is two months away and several major renovations are taking place at the fairgrounds in preparation for this year's event.
  • Funding Request Cut Impacts WAWS

    Funding Request Cut Impacts WAWS

    Thursday, May 21 2015 8:01 PM EDT2015-05-22 00:01:13 GMT
    The project to upgrade rural water systems in western North Dakota will be growing at a slower pace than anticipated in the next two years.
    The project to upgrade rural water systems in western North Dakota will be growing at a slower pace than anticipated in the next two years.
  • Berthold Class Designs Machine

    Berthold Class Designs Machine

    Thursday, May 21 2015 7:55 PM EDT2015-05-21 23:55:30 GMT
    If you wanted to put a coin into a piggy bank, you wouldn't have to put much thought into how to do it.
    If you wanted to put a coin into a piggy bank, you wouldn't have to put much thought into how to do it.
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