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Arrest Made in Trafficking Case

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Authorities arrested a man in connection to a human trafficking case. More>>

Auer Files New Federal Lawsuit vs. City

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The former city attorney for Minot has filed a new federal lawsuit against the city over her termination. More>>

North Dakota House Approves Oil Extraction Tax Bill Video included

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The North Dakota House of Representatives votes to approve a bill that changes the extraction tax for oil production.
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White Eagle Faces Sexual Abuse Charges Following Death in Ft. Yates Video included

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Standing Rock Tribal Police and the FBI are investigating in Fort Yates after a woman was found deceased and unclothed outside of her apartment. More>>

Lampl Sentenced in Child Sex Abuse Cases in Stark County Video included

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A 49-year-old Dickinson man is sentenced in two child sex abuse cases. More>>

Park District Vote is Tuesday Video included

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Tomorrow is election day in Minot. More>>

Debating the Park Plan Video included

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Debate surrounding the Minot Aquatics and Recreation Center has been vigorous on both sides of the vote. More>>

Tourism Conference Underway in Minot Video included

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From the largest attractions to the smallest business, tourism and commerce in the state depend on everyone. More>>

Workers Break Ground on Universal Playground in Mandan Video included

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It's intended for kids with special needs.  When it's done it will have a rubber mat on the ground instead of sand or wood chips.  That's so wheel chairs and scooters can get around. More>>

MAFB Temporary Living Facility Project Video included

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People move to and from Minot Air Force Base frequently -- and many of those households transition through Temporary Lodging Facilities. More>>

Eye on Energy: Stanley Oil Impact Video included

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Oil production in North Dakota has fallen from record levels in the past couple of months while the number of active oil rigs has been cut by half. More>>

Student Spotlight: Stanley High School Video included

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Our Student Spotlight takes us to Stanley tonight where we meet Jennifer Ellis of the Class of 2015. More>>

New Town Man Sentenced for Assault Involving Chaining Woman to Vehicle Chair

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A 23-year-old New Town man is sentenced for assaulting a woman he was dating including chaining her to the inside of his car. More>>

Local Soup Kitchen to Close Video included

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A soup kitchen along Memorial Highway in Bismarck has been serving the homeless for six years. But now, it's closing. More>>

Child abuse charge after child left in the car at a bar Video included

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A 32 year old Parshall man is charged after leaving a 4 year old boy in a car alone while he drank at a bar. More>>

Residents Remember Ft. Yates Woman Found Deceased Outside Her Home Video included

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Standing Rock Tribal Police and the FBI are investigating in Fort Yates after a woman was found dead outside of her apartment. More>>

Multiple people arrested for entering the country illegally

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Two brothers are arrested in Bismarck after entering the country illegally. More>>

Decorated soldier dies in kayaking accident

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A Williston man who died while kayaking on Lake Sakakawea was a decorated soldier who served two tours in Iraq. More>>

Airport Numbers Show Weakness

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For the state, only Bismarck's airport had growth in passenger boardings in March - up four percent. More>>

Music Camp Preps for 60th Year

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More than 130,000 campers from 76 different countries have spent time learning about music and improving their abilities at the camp. More>>

MSU Hosts Annual Poetry Slam

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Area students could perform up to three poems and were scored on a scale from one to ten. More>>

Sergeant Boys is Officer of the Year

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Sgt. Boys says part of the reason he became an officer was to help initiate change. More>>

Student Spotlight - Powers Lake

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.Here are Cooper Folmer and Alexis Edwards; tied atop their graduating class. More>>

Prairie Pastor - Doubt

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Doubt does not put us outside of God's love - it puts right in the middle of what it means to believe. More>>

Revving Up Interest in Racing

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They brought in eight different cars for the community to check out before the races start this summer. More>>

New App Can Keep You Out of DOT Lines Video included

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The North Dakota Department of Transportation has released a free smartphone application that allows users to renew their vehicle registration. More>>

History Buffs Discuss Lincoln Assassination Video included

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This afternoon a group of history-buffs got together to chat about the past. More>>

Minot Man Facing Assault Charge

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A Minot man is in jail, after his arrest on an aggravated assault charge. More>>

Landowner Group Happy With Legislature Video included

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The group represents land owners in the state's oil patch in an effort to balance development with protection of the land. More>>

Principal of the Year Video included

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Scott Faul is the head principal at Minot High's Magic City Campus, and was picked over all the other junior high and high school principals in the state for this title. More>>

Picture Perfect Fund Raiser

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The Souris Valley United Way will use money raised today for their general funds.\ More>>

Cub Scouts Food Drive

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The cub scouts are also accepting money which they will turn around and give to area food organizations. More>>

Bismarck Man Injured in Sky Diving Accident in Fargo Video included

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(WDAY/WDAZ TV) - Skydive Fargo is investigating what went wrong in an accident involving an experienced skydiver Saturday morning. More>>

Bisman Bombshells take on the Magic City Rollers

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Rollerblading might seem like a relaxing way to spend a weekend to some people, ut for the Bisman Bombshellz it's the opposite. More>>

ND Flu-Related Death Toll Hits 54 Video included

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Two more North Dakota residents have died from the flu, bringing this season's influenza-related death toll to 54. More>>

Shannon Galpin Returns Homes for Human Rights Talk 2015 Video included

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World famous humanitarian and Bismarck native has come back to her homeland to speak about women's rights. More>>

Garden Expo Vendor Creates Sculptors from Junk Video included

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Green thumbs and handy-men flocked to the Bismarck Event Center for the last day of the Garden Expo. More>>

Bomb Squad Responds to Minot Motel

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Minot's bomb squad responded to a restaurant around 7:00 Friday night when a suspicious device was discovered. More>>

Kenmare Woman Admits Murder in Starvation Death of Son Video included

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A woman accused of starving her son to death has changed her plea to 'guilty' of class AA felony murder. More>>

Spell Sentenced for Murder of Sherry Arnold Video included

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One of the two men accused of kidnapping and murdering Sidney school teacher Sherry Arnold heard his sentence this afternoon. More>>

Event to Benefit Souris Valley Humane Society

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The Minot area has experienced an increase in animals needing good homes over the last few years just like it has seen an increase in people, according to the director of the Souris Valley Humane Society. More>>

Family Preparing for Third Adoption

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Minot natives, Kevin and Paula Burckhard are preparing to adopt their 3rd child with down syndrome from a foreign country More>>

Medora Musical Finalizes Its Cast Video included

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The Medora Musical finalized its cast, and two Bismarck entertainers will headline as hosts of the show.  Magician Bill Sorenson and former Burning Hills Singer Emily Walter are set to co-host the 50th Anniversary Season.  More>>

Murder Suspect in Court Video included

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A man accused of gunning down two co-workers at a Bottineau County business last month has requested a preliminary hearing in the case. More>>

Jury Trial Delay in GSI Case

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A jury trial scheduled for next week in Minot has been postponed to July. More>>

Search Continues for Human Trafficking Suspect

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A vehicle associated with a human trafficking case in Minot has been located in Las Vegas, but the search continues for the man believed to have been driving it. More>>

Possible Drowning Victim Found

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The body of a Williston man reported missing on a kayaking outing has been pulled from Lake Sakakawea. More>>

MSU Presidential Inauguration Video included

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After spending about a year at Minot State University, today Dr. Steven Shirley was formally inaugurated at MSU's president. More>>

Student Spotlight: Berthold High School Video included

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Our Student Spotlight is traveling to every corner of the region again this spring, meeting the top high school graduates in the class of 2015. More>>

Eye on Education: Presidential Vision Video included

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Staff and Students at Minot State University have been celebrating through this week, leading up to Dr. Steven Shirley's inauguration. More>>

Governor Signs Early Childhood Education Grant Program Bill into Law Video included

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Governor Jack Dalrymple signs an early childhood education state grant program bill into law... More>>

Colorado Man Sentenced for Trying to Arrange for Sex with a Minor in Bismarck

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A Colorado man is sentenced to five years in federal prison for trying to arrange to have sex with a minor in Bismarck. More>>

Prairie Rose Students Set to Return to School Monday

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Bismarck school officials say they are basing this decision after getting the green light from Emergency Management authorities.  Prairie Rose students have been attending class at Rita Murphy Elementary all week since Tuesday, due to fire danger in the area. More>>

Lawmakers Talk Amendments to Outdoor Heritage Fund Bill Video included

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State lawmakers recommend further amendments to a bill relating to the Outdoor Heritage Fund... More>>

Traffic Stop Nets Drugs

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A traffic stop on Highway Two near Burlington turned into a major drug bust. More>>

Black Hawk Fire Mission Costs Video included

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Three Black Hawk helicopters helped battle a more than two thousand acre fire south of Bismarck Monday and Tuesday. More>>

Spell receives 100 years for Arnold murder Video included

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SIDNEY, Mont. (AP) — A mentally disabled Colorado man was sentenced to 100 years in prison Friday for the murder of a Montana teacher
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North Dakota Republicans Propose Change to the Oil Tax Formula Video included

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North Dakota Republicans propose a change to the state's oil tax formula... More>>

Fourth Grader Turns Teacher for First Student Council Video included

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At such a young age, fourth grade students are learning every second of their day. However one fourth grader is now taking the teachers chair. His students: some of the stop education officials in the state. More>>

Man Charged with Eleven Felonies after Mandan Area Car Chase Video included

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A 28-year-old man is charged with 11 felonies after pointing a rifle at a man Thursday and leading authorities on a car chase. More>>

Bobcat Introduces Simle Girls to Engineering Video included

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Simle students are taking a field trip to learn about the engineering world. More>>

Woman rescued in Fargo after being trapped in shed

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A Fargo woman is in the hospital after being rescued from the storage shed where she's been trapped for what appears to be the past two days. More>>

Motorcyclist Dies in Collision on County Road 14

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 An 18-year-old motorcycle driver died in a collision west of Minot Wednesday afternoon.
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Firefighters Stay Vigilant Through Grassfires Video included

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An average of $200 every grassfire.That's how much it can cost rural fire departments -- just in fuel -- each time a truck goes out. More>>

Authorities Warn Against Burning

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Intentional burning during a fire emergency could carry Class B Misdemeanor charges, a $15-hundred fine. More>>

Attempted Murder Charge Arrest

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One man has been arrested on charges of attempted murder after a stabbing incident in Watford City. More>>

Peace Garden Has New CEO Video included

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There's a new leader at the International Peace Garden.Garry Enns was hired last month to be the CEO, replacing Doug Hevenor. More>>

Dinosaur Show Getting Ready Video included

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Those visiting the North Dakota State Fair Grounds this weekend will get the chance to travel 65 million years back in time, and walk among the dinosaurs. More>>

ND Civil Air Patrol Uses Infrared Sensor During Fire Video included

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Fire crews on the ground are able to put out hot spots quicker with the help of high-end technology from the sky. More>>

Business Beat - April 16th, 2015 Video included

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When it comes to pampering your pets, Serena Harris is all about convenience. More>>

Student Spotlight: Rolette High School Video included

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Our Student Spotlight falls on Rolette tonight where Ashley Fritel is the top graduate. More>>

Claus Lembke Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Journey to America Video included

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It's the 50th Anniversary of Claus Lembke's journey to America. More>>

Man Charged with Attempted Murder and Kidnapping in Watford City

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A 63-year-old man is charged with attempted murder and kidnapping following a stabbing in Watford City. More>>

Agencies Involved in Fighting Wildfire S. of Bismarck Video included

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The efforts of local responders could be seen on the ground and in the air. But many others were at work behind the scenes. More>>

Prairie Rose Students Displaced to Rita Murphy Over Fire-Safety Concerns Video included

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The Prairie Rose Elementary Principal says a grass fire Tuesday came within a half mile of the school. More>>

New Details in Demonettes Embezzlement Case

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New details emerge in the embezzlement case involving the Bismarck Demonettes.34-year-old Melissa Weltz changed her plea to guilty this afternoon. More>>

North Dakota Senate Advances Early Childhood Education Bill to Governor Video included

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The North Dakota Senate advances a bill that would provide state grants for early childhood education programs to the Governor's desk... More>>

Bismarck Woman Recognized By President Obama Video included

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A Bismarck woman is recognized as a 'White House Champion of Change.' More>>

Wildlife Survives Fire Video included

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Game and Fish biologist Casey Anderson points at the spot investigators think the fire started. More>>

Arbitrator Sides with Bismarck Teacher Video included

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An arbitrator sided with a Bismarck teacher who is in a fight with the school district over sick leave pay. More>>

Man charged after cutting man with a box cutter

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A man is charged with aggravated assault after cutting a mans throat with a box cutter. More>>

Update: Man Arrested for Violent Assault

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Mandan police arrested a man Wednesday after they report he beat and threatened to kill woman who was trying to end their relationship. More>>

Income Tax Reduction Bill Fails in North Dakota Senate Video included

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An income tax reduction bill fails in the North Dakota Senate... More>>

Woman plans to change her plea in negligent homicide

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A Fargo woman charged with negligent homicide plans to change her plea. More>>

Governor Signs "Right to Try" Bill into Law

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Governor Jack Dalrymple has signed an experimental drug bill into law. More>>

Man Sought in Trafficking Case Video included

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Minot Police are searching for a man they say was part of a human trafficking situation that has already resulted in charges against a Las Vegas woman. More>>

Bismarck Firefighters Quickly Knock Down Home Fire Video included

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Firefighters quickly knock down a fire in the upstairs of a home, after it is called in by someone passing.  No one was injured, but the battalion chief says the family was inside when someone passing by first called in smoke coming from the house. More>>

Balancing Work and Fighting Fires Video included

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During a red flag fire warning, emergency response teams always have to be ready to pack up and go. More>>

Residents React to Dunn County Commission Landfill Decision Video included

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Many residents voiced their opinions about a recent zoning ruling that takes away their power to approve special waste landfills. More>>

Sisters Reflect on the Fire that Almost Reached Their Most Sacred Place Video included

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Tuesday's grass fire came within feet of the University of Mary, but it came within inches of one of the Monestary's most sacred places. More>>

Harvey Fire Department Workload Video included

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Five fire calls in one day and out again for a grass fire this afternoon. More>>

Crews Battle Fire Near Surrey Video included

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Dry land and high winds continue to pester the plains across the state.Flames also broke out 6 miles Northeast of Surrey this afternoon. More>>

NDSF Concert Tickets On Sale Video included

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Just over three months remain before the kickoff of the North Dakota State Fair. More>>

Eye on Agriculture: SBA Loans Video included

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Severe weather events in 2014 had a big impact on farmers and ranchers, but also businesses that depend on agricultural producers for their products. More>>

Three Charged in Williston Drug Bust

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Three people are charged in a drug bust involving thousands of dollars worth of meth and heroin in Williston. More>>

Student Spotlight: St. John High School Video included

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In tonight's Student Spotlight, we have co-valedictorians to meet in St. John. More>>

Cause of Fire South of Bismarck Determined, 2,000 Acres Estimated as Burned Video included

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Burleigh County Emergency Manager Mary Senger says the probable cause of Monday's fire was an abandoned, small campfire. More>>

Volunteer firefighters battle more than just flames Video included

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During a red flag fire warning, emergency response teams always have to be ready to pack up and go. More>>

Highway Patrol Trooper Resigns During Investigation into Misconduct Video included

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A North Dakota Highway Patrol trooper resigns during an investigation into alleged misconduct. More>>

Prairie Rose Students will go to Rita Murphy All Week

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Prairie Rose students will attend Rita Murphy all week due to fire danger.
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Rural Fire Chief Describes Difficult Fire Fight Video included

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More than 1,500 acres have burned from a grass fire Monday.There is still no word on how much more land was damaged after it reiginited yesterday afternoon.The Bismarck Rural Fire Chief says it's been an incredibly difficult fight that will continue for days to come. More>>

Pipeline Reclamation Pilot Program Signed Into Law Video included

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Governor Jack Dalrymple has signed off on legislation for a pipeline restoration and reclamation oversight pilot program... More>>

Residents Respond to Aftermath of South Bismarck Fire Video included

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The aftermath of the South Bismarck fire is visible for miles. And for some homeowners in the area, it's right in their backyards. More>>

Fires Cause No Travel Advisory in NE Part of State Video included

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No travel advisory in NE part of state. More>>

McKenzie Co Fire most likely caused by flaring Video included

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Six volunteer fire departments are on scene at a McKenzie County grassfire that has burned more than 45-hundred acres so far near the Tobacco Gardens resort. More>>

McKenzie County Fire Update

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A McKenzie County Fire that burned throughout the night has been put out as of this morning, according to officials. More>>

Lawmakers Debate State Grants for Early Childhood Education Programs Video included

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State lawmakers debate early childhood education grants.The North Dakota House has amended and passed a Senate bill that would provide state grants for early childhood education programs... More>>

Bismarck School Board Accepts Tschosik's Resignation

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The Bismarck School Board accepted the resignation of Todd Tschosik at its meeting Monday night. More>>

Rural Fire Closes Interstate 94 Last Night

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The Kidder County Emergency Manager says a grass fire in Kidder County closed Interstate 94 for about 45 minutes late last night. More>>

Wednesday Morning Fire Update

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The major grass fire south of Bismarck in Burleigh County has been contained... More>>

Early Morning Fire Burns North Bismarck Shop

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An early morning structure fire burned a shop in north Bismarck early this morning. More>>

Crews Battle Fire Near Granville Video included

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 Emergency responders battled a large grass fire 7 miles north of Granville this afternoon.

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Grassfire Near Tobacco Gardens

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Six volunteer fire departments are on scene at a McKenzie County grassfire that has burned more than 15-hundred acres so far near the Tobacco Gardens resort. More>>

Residents Pack up Possessions and Prepare for the worst Video included

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Several neighborhoods were evacuated as residents that lived north of the fire prepared for the worst. More>>

UMary Students React to Fire and Evacuation Video included

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University of Mary students also had a close call with the grass fire. More>>

Baker Boy Celebrates 60 Years Video included

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 One Dickinson company celebrates six decades of fresh baked goods.

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KX News Crew Live From Fire South of Bismarck that Reignited Video included

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KX news crew Macy Egeland and Matt Foster are live on scene at the fire south of Bismarck near the University of Mary. More>>

Rural Fire Talks About Fire Fight South of Bismarck Video included

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Crews will continue to battle and control a fire south of Bismarck. More>>

KX News Speaks With Family That Called in The Initial Fire South of Bismarck

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Jessica and Mark Thorson's house is right next to where the fire broke out. More>>

Firefighters Respond to Hay Bale Fire Video included

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Minot rural fire firefighters spent their time containing a hay bale fire, on the northeast edge of Minot near the Enbridge Tanks this morning. More>>

Tax Deadline Tomorrow Video included

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Tomorrow is the last day of the 2014 tax season, and the pressure is on for those who have yet to file. More>>

Technology Helps Fight Allergies Video included

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Technology at Minot High School is being used in a new way -- to fight allergies and other medical conditions. More>>

Business Adding to Button Inventory Video included

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It's one of those things you don't realize is important, until you need one. Buttons. More>>

McHenry County Grass Fire

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McHenry emergency responders are continuing to fight a large grass fire 7 miles north of Granville. More>>

Student Spotlight: Rolla High School

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It's time to meet another top graduate from an area high school in our Student Spotlight. More>>

National Guard Talks About the Capabilities of Black Hawks Video included

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Multiple departments have been on scene fighting the grass fire south of Bismarck. More>>

Overdose Prevention and Immunity Bill Passes Senate

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The North Dakota Senate unanimously passes a bill to protect people reporting drug overdoses... More>>

State Vet Urging Public to Keep Look Out for Dead or Sick Birds following Avian Influenza Case in Dickey County

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The North Dakota State Veterinarian is urging the public to keep a look out for dead or sick looking birds following a case of avian influenza, or bird flu in North Dakota... More>>

Flared Natural Gas Reaches a 5-Year Low While Oil Production Slows

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The price of Bakken crude is at it's lowest point since 2009.  Active oil wells and drilling rigs are going away but so is the flaring of natural gas. More>>

Pipeline Bill Moving to Governor's Desk

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A bill relating to pipeline safety moves to the Governor's desk after passing the North Dakota Legislature this morning... More>>

Man Scams Elderly Woman into Buying Retired Coast Guard Cutter

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A man charged with defrauding an elderly woman out of more than 1 million dollars is arrested in North Dakota. More>>

Hot Spots Remain From Fire South of Bismarck

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The Burleigh County Emergency Manager says crews are still working to fully extinguish a wildfire south of Bismarck. More>>

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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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