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Website Benefits Projects for Teachers

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Donorschoose.org is a website where teachers can put project ideas out to the public to be funded.

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Awareness and Education Promoted about Overdoses

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Heroine use in North Dakota is climbing. In two years the number of people seeking treatment for heroine abuse jumped more than 1,000 percent...from 17 to 195. 

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Bismarck Residents Speak up About Big Red Crane

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It's become a mainstay in downtown Bismarck. For two years a big red crane has taken up real estate on 9th Street next to St Alexius.

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Wanted: Christopher Dennis Lange

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A 36-year-old Bismarck man is wanted by the Burleigh County Sheriff's Department.

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Around Town 5/6/16: Closings, Openings, Food, and Clothes

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A long-time downtown restaurant will serve customers one last time tomorrow.

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Northridge Students Celebrate Peace

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Students from Northridge elementary school gathered on the playground not to play, but to celebrate peace. 

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Fatal Motorcycle Accident In McLean County

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A man was killed after being thrown from his motorcycle on Thursday afternoon, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol.

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Man Dies in Motorcycle Accident in McLean County

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A motorcyclist was killed after an accident on Highway 41 in McLean County Thursday afternoon. 

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The Program Giving Abandoned Animals a Second Chance Video included

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Three puppies left in a dumpster... An old dog abandoned over and over... A black lab taken off death row... Only a few stories of cruel animal treatment that Julie Schirado and Pat Bosch are trying to make up for. 

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The Case for Conservation Video included

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Deer licenses are down.  So are CRP acres. 

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End of a Rodeo Chapter Video included

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Many cowboys and cowgirls will tell you rodeo isn't just a sport, but a lifestyle.

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Grass Fire Sparks Reminder of Burn Ban

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A heat wave has arrived in North Dakota. Combined with a lack of moisture and some gusty wind, conditions are just right for fires.

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Second Annual MAGIC 60 Awards Community Funds

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By the end of the night, $10,000 will be awarded to individuals with bright ideas for Minot.

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Minot Sertoma Club Holds Walk For Healthy Hearing

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The Minot Sertoma Club is sending this message: "Don't Walk in Silence".

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Business Beat: The Pour House

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It's the latest establishment on tap in the Magic City.  The final touches are just being placed on the Pour House.

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Triangle Y Camp Gets New Arena

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Summer time allows students to step away from studies and try something new.

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How Windows Keep The Cool Air Inside Video included

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With the warmer temperatures around, how can you be sure to keep the warmer air outside?

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Above Average Temperatures Return To Area Video included

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How do people feel about the warm weather around?

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Bismarck State College Teacher Stepping Down After 50 Years Video included

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Bismarck State College Professor Mike McCormack has been teaching history for 50 years and now that is about to change. 

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Couple Shares 74 Year Love Story Video included

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At 97 and 93 years old, the McNulty's have been married for more than half a century.

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Heart River Teacher Retires After 42 years Video included

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"I just love being in there journey and being a part of their life and I hope to continue being a part of their life as I leave here."

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Fire continues to grow in Alberta

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FORT MCMURRAY, Alberta -- Alberta declared a state of emergency Wednesday as crews frantically held back a wind-whipped wildfire in Canada's main oil sands city of Fort McMurray

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Government Guidelines Set for Next State Budget Video included

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State officials met at the capitol to discuss new budget guidelines. 

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Eye on Agriculture: Cultivating Hope Video included

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Profitability in North Dakota's largest industry is in question this year.

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Puppies Greet WSC Students Before Final Exams Video included

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This afternoon Williston State College students were greeted by four furry friends in between their classes.

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Trash To Treasure Video included

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"Like this is not a bad piece it's pretty solid wood. It's not rotted. It's kind of dirty," says Darcie Malsam. One man's trash. "If you took the gear off of it that would be kind of cool. You have seen where they take the different types of gears and hang them on the wall," says Malsam. Is another man's treasure. "I've seen where they would put pictures behind it, build out a shelf. Like there is some fun stuff you could do with that," says Malsam. ... More>>

People React to Donald Trump Coming to Bismarck Video included

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You can hardly turn on the TV or your computer without seeing his picture, and soon you'll see him in Bismarck.  

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Some State Programs are Exempt From Budget Guidelines Video included

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There are some departments in the state that don't have to deal with the cuts in the same way.

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Women United Makes Donations

Women United Makes Donations Video included

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Wearing a Little Black Dress went a long way. The fundraising campaign by 40 women of Women's United raised more than $13,000. 

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Postal Service Help for Small Business

Postal Service Help for Small Business Video included

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Small business supports our nation's economy, now the U.S. Postal Service is doing what they can to offer better business solutions.

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Flood Wall Takes Shape

Flood Wall Takes Shape Video included

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Nearing the five year anniversary of the 2011 flood, work on flood protection in Minot is beginning to solidify. Today, the foundation of the flood wall was poured on 16th street near the Water Treatment Plant.

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May the 4th be With You Video included

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While many have gone as far as to camp out to be first in line for Black Friday, May the fourth had some Star Wars fans lining up early for a permanent tribute to their favorite fictional series.

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Sex Offender Moves in To Minot

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A high-risk sex offender has moved in to Minot.

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Robbery in Surrey

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A man with a knife held up a convenience store in Surrey Tuesday night.

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Donald Trump to Visit North Dakota

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The man who virtually wrapped up the GOP nomination for president yesterday is headed for North Dakota this month. 

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Pipe bomb found during traffic stop

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A Fargo man is facing multiple charges after police find a homemade pipe bomb in the glove box of his car after he was pulled over.

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A Fresh Look Coming to Downtown Bismarck Video included

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Over the next several years, downtown Bismarck will have a fresh look. 

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Donald Trump to speak in Bismarck

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Donald J. Trump to Deliver Keynote Address at 24th Annual Williston Basin Petroleum Conference

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What to Expect and Keep in Mind During Road Construction Season Video included

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 According to the North Dakota DOT there were 155 crashes in construction zones in 2015 with one fatality.

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Wildfires Force Evacuation in Alberta Town

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Residents of a town in Northeast Alberta, Canada have been evacuated from their homes because of wildfires in the area.

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Honoring Prince in a Unique Way Video included

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A small town in North Dakota gets thrust in the spotlight thanks to a picture of a cornfield.

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Billings County Commission Opts to Wait to Vote on Davis Refinery Video included

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The proposed Davis Refinery project would be within three miles of the national park.

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North Dakota Officials say Proposed Stream Protection Rule Hurts Coal Industry Video included

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Some say the regulation is the biggest coal industry has seen in decades.

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New Radio Station Soon in Rugby

New Radio Station Soon in Rugby Video included

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In January, we announced that an FM station would be headed to Rugby. It is -- not yet, but soon.

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Foster Care Meeting

Foster Care Meeting Video included

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Imagine a community were no child feels unwanted and unloved waiting for a forever family. That's the hope of a few Minot foster care providers.

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New Bank Breaks Ground

New Bank Breaks Ground Video included

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There was a groundbreaking in Watford City today. With all of the growth in that town in recent years, that might not seem like news.

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Overnight Robberies

Overnight Robberies

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Minot Police say an employee at The Vegas Motel reported a man with a knife demanded money shortly after midnight.

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Kids Get Severe Weather Training

Kids Get Severe Weather Training

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It won't be long before kids break free from their school schedules for another summer. And the National Weather Service wants to make sure they're safe from severe weather.

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Fire Emergency Declared

Fire Emergency Declared

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Ward County has declared a fire emergency, outlawing burning.

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Another City Council Idea

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A reduction of Minot City Council is being considered. That much is clear.

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Former Coach Files Federal Civil Rights Lawsuit Against University of Mary

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A former head volleyball coach at the University of Mary has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the school.     

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Common Core Will be Replaced in North Dakota Video included

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Common Core will be replaced in North Dakota.

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Parents of drug informant to sue Richland County

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FARGO—A lawyer for Tammy and John Sadek says the couple plans to file a wrongful death suit in the case of their son, Andrew, whose body was found in the Red River in 2014 after he worked as a drug informant in Richland County, N.D.

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Alternate City Council Reform Proposal Introduced

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The resolution would only be taken into consideration if the MakeMinot proposal fails in the June election.

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Dickinson Man Shot by Stray Bullet Talks about Incident Video included

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A man shot by a stray bullet in his trailer home is feeling angry about what could have happened.

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Richardton-Taylor Residents Will Vote on School Update Video included

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The Richardton-Taylor Public School District building was built 55 years ago.

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4H Concerns In Mountrail County Video included

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Is Mountrail County in danger of losing its 4-H program? That's a hot topic right now on social media in the county.

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Sidney School Vote is Tuesday Video included

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For the first time in eight years residents are being asked to pay more in property taxes to support elementary students.

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A Few Tips to Cut Down on Waste Video included

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The Bismarck landfill is a mountain of trash.  And according to Galon Bren, a recycling specialist for the city of Bismarck, about a third of it doesn't have to be here.  

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Basketball Player Gives Back to Community Video included

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A University of Mary athlete is working on more than his basketball skills. 

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Health Officials Discuss Zika Virus in North Dakota

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North Dakota has the first Zika-infection.

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MHS Spring Fling

MHS Spring Fling Video included

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Celebrating spring and student success, Minot High School is hosting a Dr. Suess-themed spirit week.

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Seymour Retiring

Seymour Retiring

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After more than three decades of service, an award winning professor is celebrating his retirement from Minot State University. 

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Downtown Work Begins Phase Two

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It's that time of year again -- construction season that is. And Minot residents can expect to see construction downtown.

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Inmate Walks Away from Correctional Center

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Leroy Hollmann walked away from the center around 3:30 Monday morning. 

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Wachter Middle School Band Performs Prince Medley Video included

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The Wachter Band Director signed up to order a Prince medley before news had come out of the musician's death.

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A May Day Tradition Video included

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Ring and run. That's exactly what the Dailey Family did all morning on Sunday.

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Mandan Rural Fire Fights Fire On Foot

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Mandan Police say a fire was called in around 3:40 p.m. along the Heart River near the trolley in Mandan.

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Fire Threatens Homes Near Burlington Video included

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A controlled burn got out of control east of Burlington this afternoon. 

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Miss Indian World

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An Arizona State University law student and North Dakota Native American has been crowned Miss Indian World. Pageant officials say 25-year-old Danielle Ta'Sheena Finn was announced the winner Saturday night at the 33rd Annual Gathering of Nations at the University of New Mexico arena in Albuquerque. Finn, of Porcupine, North Dakota, and a member of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe, was chosen from among 24 Native American women from different tribes and traditions. As Miss... More>>

Long-Time Music Professor Gets Sendoff Video included

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A man who has helped shape the lives of students for decades at Minot State University is stepping down. 

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Spring Clean-Up Week

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Bismarck and Mandan residents can get a jump start on their spring cleaning this week.

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One Man Injured as Multiple Gunshots were Fired in Dickinson Saturday Afternoon

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Dickinson police say multiple gunshots were exchanged by unknown shooters Saturday afternoon around 2:20 pm in Heartland Village in southeast Dickinson. 

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State Fair Center Impact Video included

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The State Fair Center in Minot is branching out.

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Drones Approved Video included

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A county law enforcement unit in North Dakota that's been at the leading edge of unmanned aircraft development is cleared to fly drones throughout the country. 

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MSU Students' Research Video included

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Are you more motivated by intrinsic or extrinsic factors? 

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Not Just Any Graduation Video included

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University of Mary graduates bid farewell to their college years.

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Surgeons

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The North Dakota Orthopedic Society held their annual meeting in Bismarck Saturday afternoon.

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Housing in Dickinson Cheapens After Western ND Oil Decline Video included

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 When the oil boom was at its height, housing in the city of Dickinson was extremely high.

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After Wet Week, Farm Work Resumes

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After a week of rainy, cloudy weather, the weather has brightened up considerably.

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Ted Cruz picks his running mate

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — In need of momentum after a five-state shutout, Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz has tapped former technology executive Carly Fiorina to serve as his running mate.

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Trump, Clinton Win Big Tuesday Night

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By STEPHANIE CONDON, EMILY SCHULTHEIS / CBS NEWS After resounding victories across the Northeast on Tuesday, both Republican front-runner Donald Trump and Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton demonstrated that they're ready to turn their focus squarely to the general election. "I consider myself the presumptive nominee, absolutely," Trump said to CBS News' Major Garrett from his rally at Trump Tower in New York City. After sweeping all five GOP primaries in P...

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Arsenic concerns for babies who eat rice cereal

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A growing amount of scientific evidence is pointing to an alarming connection between inorganic arsenic in brown and white rice and harm to children's immune systems and intellectual development.

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On This Day: President Reagan Shot

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On March 30, 1981 President Ronald Reagan was shot outside a hotel in Washington D.C. 

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Changes In Weather Over Past Week Video included

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There is quite a difference weather-wise compared to just a week ago. See how the capital area looks a bit different with some snowfall.

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Bismarck School Resource Officer Discusses Bullying Video included

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that in 2013, near 20 percent of students in the U.S. reported being bullied at school. More than half reported being bullied online. Averi Haugesag explains what to be on the lookout for.

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  • Bismarck Man Makes Art With Recycled Items

    Bismarck Man Makes Art With Recycled Items

    Monday, April 28 2014 3:23 PM EDT2014-04-28 19:23:22 GMT
    Many people dream of being their own boss. Some are just afraid of the risk of being self employed. Ben Smith has the story about a man who took that risk to make a living doing what he loves.Chris Thomas can make something out of nothing."There's nothing better than getting a new pile of junk you haven't used before and turning it into something." He uses materials from used gas tanks, old forks, and even garden tools--he uses his skills "If it's iron I can weld to it." to turn useless junk ...
    Many people dream of being their own boss. Some are just afraid of the risk of being self employed. Ben Smith has the story about a man who took that risk to make a living doing what he loves.Chris Thomas can make something out of nothing."There's nothing better than getting a new pile of junk you haven't used before and turning it into something." He uses materials from used gas tanks, old forks, and even garden tools--he uses his skills "If it's iron I can weld to it." to turn useless junk ...
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