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Therapy Dog for Stressed Out Students

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Jamie Council has the story on how Minot State University is joining a growing trend involving our four-legged friends. More>>

Judy Buchholz Frueh Book Signing at Gideons Trumpet

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Judy Buchholz Frueh is a teacher, farm wife, foster parent, and adoptive parent. More>>

Sanford Walk-in Clinic Holiday Hours

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Of course no one wants to be sick over the Holidays, but if you do become ill, the staff at Sanford Health's walk-in clinic in Minot want you to know they'll be there to do anything your general practitioner can do. More>>

Trebel Makers

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There was treble inside the Christ Lutheran Church this afternoon and they were singing alongside the Christ Lutheran Church Choir. More>>

Real Estate Agent Inspires Company Video included

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Company Christmas parties are as common as decorations on fir trees this time of year. More>>

2 Mandan Residents Injured in Crash Near Casselton Video included

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Two people from Mandan are injured after a truck crossed into another lane and hit their van. More>>

It's Not too Late to Find the Perfect Christmas Tree Video included

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Christmas is only 4 days away.. and if you still haven't found the perfect tree, you're in luck. More>>

Curling Arena: A Second Home Video included

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It's that time of year when winter sports are in full swing here in North Dakota. More>>

Watching EPA Rulings

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The three members of North Dakota's congressional delegation are applauding a decision announced Friday by the Environmental Protection Agency. More>>

2 Women From Milwaukee Arrested for Prostitution in Bismarck

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Two women are behind bars tonight after police find probable cause to arrest them for prostitution. More>>

North Dakota Woman Paints Native American Inspired Ornaments Video included

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One North Dakota woman is crafting Christmas ornaments with a Native American flair... More>>

Bakken Backer Says North Dakota's Geology Ideal For Fracking Video included

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New York's ban on fracking have North Dakotans talking about the pro's and con's of this controversial technique. More>>

Fog Slows Travel

Fog shrouds the Four Bears Bridge near New Town Saturday morning Fog shrouds the Four Bears Bridge near New Town Saturday morning
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It's a foggy morning across much of western North Dakota.  Department of Transportation cameras show significant fog.  More>>

Saving Residents a Team Effort Video included

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The abrupt fire at 4 am is a strong example of how several first reponders have to work together to ensure the safety of citizens. More>>

Minot Bomb Squad Investigates Threat

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Minot Bomb Squad technicians were called to a local threat this afternoon. More>>

Oil Causing Legislative Budget Hesitation Video included

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Governor Jack Dalrymple proposed a five-billion dollar budget for the legislature's consideration next month. More>>

24 Hours of Racquetball

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Let the games begin. More>>

Locks of Love: Grandpa & Girls Video included

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Locks of Love made over 400 hairpieces last year for children with hair loss due to various medical conditions. More>>

Goat Rings Bell for Salvation Army Video included

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The Salvation Army gets help from a special 'kid' this afternoon... More>>

Third Graders Raise Money for 4 Year Old

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A group of students focuses on giving this season rather than receiving. More>>

Cramer Tops in Town Hall Meetings Video included

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North Dakota's lone congressman was recognized by a national watchdog group for keeping in touch with the people. More>>

Senator Summary for 2014 Video included

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The 2014 Congress wrapped up this week: More>>

Little Patients Receive Holiday Surprise from Bismarck Firefighters Video included

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Christmas came early today for little patients at Bismarck hospitals... More>>

Gang Hit Attempt in Minot?

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Four men are accused of conspiring to murder a Minot man after a bar fight last year. More>>

Bismarck Boy Brings Backpacks to Those in Need Video included

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Family, Food, Fun, and of course presents. These are three things on many people's minds when the holidays come around.But reporter Ben Smith tells us a story of one person who is thinking of others. More>>

Panera Bread Coming to Bismarck Video included

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This restaurant is sure to be a fresh-baked hit.

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Solheim Teaches Young Students about School Shootings Video included

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Since the infamous Sandy Hook shooting in December 2012 there have been over 100 more school shootings in the United States. More>>

Woman sentenced for her part in a bank robbery

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A 35 year old Bismarck woman has been sentenced in connection to a bank robbery.
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Bismarck Man Convicted of Making Explosives Violates Probation

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A 38-year-old Bismarck man with a lengthy criminal history involving explosives and poisonous snakes is in trouble again. More>>

Four accused of conspiring to murder a Minot man Video included

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Four men are accused of conspiring to murder a Minot man after a bar fight last year. More>>

Fire Forces Evacuation at Memory Care Unit Video included

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Nearly two dozen residents of a Minot nursing home facility had to be evacuated when fire broke out in their building early this morning. More>>

Warrants issued in Best Buy and Target thefts-Suspect Photos

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Bismarck Police have issued arrest warrants for two people believed to be behind the thefts at Best Buy and Target over the last week. More>>

Woman breaks into a home, and then steals a car

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A 24 year old Bismarck woman is in custody after breaking into a home and then stealing a car. More>>

Hoeven Reaction to Cuba Policy Change Video included

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North Dakota agriculture leaders are praising the move by the Obama administration to restore diplomatic relations with Cuba. More>>

Three Men Killed in Collision

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A three-vehicle collision on Highway 85 claimed the lives of three men Sunday evening. More>>

MAFB in the New Budget Video included

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The nation's defense, and Minot Air Force Base fared well in the budget bill recently passed by Congress. More>>

Scheels Makes Donations

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Dozens of local non-profit agencies picked up some major donations today thanks to the Minot Scheels store. More>>

Spring Class Registration & Come Back Scholarship

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Minot State University officials know beaver students are ready to wind down and soak in the holidays. More>>

Zoo Begins Second Round of Bids

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It has been a wet and wild road, but the Roosevelt Park Zoo is now moving on to new terrain. More>>

Business Beat - December 18th, 2014 Video included

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After three decades, Dakota Square mall in Minot will have a new neighbor move in...  More>>

Fryburg Community Reacts to Proposed Multi Million Dollar Construction Project Video included

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It's a town with a population of twenty people, and if a proposed lodging facility is approved, Fryburg could soon have room for many more... More>>

North Dakota Regulators Reacton to New York's Fracking Ban

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Some are calling it a victory, while others are expressing concern over the fact that hydraulic fracturing is now illegal in New York. More>>

Homeless Man Grateful for Ruth Meiers Hospitality House Video included

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While many of us have a warm place to come home to...others aren't so fortunate. More>>

Six Charged in Undercover Drug Sting in Mercer County Video included

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Six Mercer County residents are charged in an ongoing undercover drug operation. More>>

Truck-Weight Regulation Training Video included

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The Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute is holding free training sessions to help truck drivers travel safety on the road. More>>

What Diplomatic Relations with Cuba could mean for North Dakota Agriculture Video included

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Diplomatic relations have been restored between the U.S. and Cuba and it could mean big things for North Dakota Agriculture. More>>

Two Buffalo Stolen from Mandan Park Video included

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Two custom made buffalo are missing from a Mandan park. More>>

One Woman is Cooking Up Homemade Soup and Bread on the Farm Video included

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A warm bowl of soup on a cold winters day....It's one way many of us like to warm up during the cold winter months. More>>

Man Agrees to Plea Deal in Rape Case Video included

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A 30 year old Mandan man changes his plea to guilty in a case of gross sexual imposition. More>>

Juvenile cited after crashing into trailer homes

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A juvenile male that crashed a vehicle into two trailer homes causing $50,000 in damage has been cited for reckless endangerment. More>>

Vehicle Description Changes in Stolen Headphones Case

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Bismarck police have an update on the case of 18 pairs of Beats by Dre headphones stolen from Best Buy in Bismarck.
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Stensaker Guilty of Murder of Jack Sjol Video included

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Ryan Stensaker has been found guilty of the shooting death of Williston rancher Jack Sjol in April of 2013. More>>

Bikers Host Wrapping Party Video included

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Bikers from several different area clubs are savoring spirits of the Christmas kind tonight at the Moose Lodge. More>>

Mohall Woman Killed in Crash

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A Mohall woman died in a rollover accident this morning. More>>

Bismarck Student Selected for U.S. Senate Page Program Video included

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Sedalia Mahlum walks to the beat of her own drum... More>>

UPS Delivers Christmas Video included

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34 million packages will be delivered nationwide next Monday by the United Parcel Service. More>>

Xcel Energy Warns of Scam Video included

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A new phone scam is targeting customers of Xcel Energy.  More>>

Long X Bridge Closed Thursday

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A busy bridge near Watford City will be closed tomorrow. More>>

'Home Free' Visits KXMB Video included

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A country a cappella group is making its way through North Dakota... More>>

Norsk Hostfest Thanks a Faithful Worker Video included

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The room filled up quickly this afternoon at Norsk Hostfest headquarters as friends and colleagues gathered to say goodbye. More>>

Jury Now Has Sjol Murder Case

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Jurors are now deliberating the murder case against Ryan Stensaker.  He is accused of murdering Williston rancher Jack Sjol in April of last year. More>>

HIV and AIDS Cases Increase in North Dakota Video included

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Education on HIV and AIDS has improved around the world the past several decades...But the number of cases reported here in North Dakota has increased dramatically over the last 3 years.Macy Egeland and Thomas Palanuk break down the numbers and have more on this story. More>>

Century Students Freezin' for a Reason Video included

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It's a chilly day but that isn't stopping Century High School Sources of Strength students from braving the cold. More>>

ND Hwy. Patrol Members Train in Honor Guard Video included

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Members of the North Dakota Highway Patrol take a break from policing North Dakota roads to brush up on a different set of skills. More>>

Improving Beef Flavor Video included

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Ranchers get a lesson in improving the flavor of the beef they raise. More>>

Testimony Ends in Stensaker Trial Video included

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The jury has heard its last witness in the murder trial of Ryan Stensaker.  He's accused of murdering Williston rancher Jack Sjol in April of last year. More>>

Cannon Ball Man Charged with Murder in Federal Court Video included

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Authorities have pieced together details of a November 22nd stabbing in Fort Yates. More>>

$1,800 worth of merchandise stolen from Target

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$1,800 of merchandise is stolen from Target .Tuesday afternoon at 1:40 pm More>>

Holiday Train Stops in Minot Video included

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Canadian Pacific Railway delivered holiday cheer once again this year in central North Dakota. More>>

President Signs Spending Bill

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President Barack Obama has signed a massive $1.1 trillion spending bill that keeps the government operating over the next nine months... More>>

Local Bank Reports Holiday Loans Are In High Demand Video included

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Holiday loans are in high demand at one local bank... More>>

Bismarck Airport Staff, Engineers and Planners Discuss Environmental Study with Public Video included

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Airport staff, engineers and planners discuss the findings of an environmental study before a Bismarck Airport project can take off... More>>

Bismarck First Graders Ring Bells for Charity Video included

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A group of Bismarck Elementary students spreads holiday cheer at the Kirkwood Mall. More>>

Dickinson Man Changes Plea to Sexual Abuse of a Minor Charges

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A 50-year-old Dickinson man changes his plea in two child sex abuse cases.  Jacob Lampl pleaded guilty to two counts of continuous sexual abuse of a minor. More>>

Prosecution Nears End of Case Video included

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The murder trial of Ryan Stensaker continued today in district court in Minot. More>>

Golden K Members Ring Bells During Holidays Video included

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During the holidays, we often hear about groups working to raise money to make the season a little more joyous for others. More>>

Trinity Doctors Selected for Awards Video included

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For the first year ever, Trinity Health has asked it's employees to choose winners as the best doctor and best humanitarian on staff. More>>

Turkeys For the Holidays Video included

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A tradition that's grown for ten years... More>>

Low Price-Per-Barrel Could Help Oil infrastructure to Catch Up Video included

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The low price for a barrel of oil could give infrastructure a chance to catch up. More>>

Seven Seas Hotel Changes Name Video included

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Seven Seas Hotel in Mandan has been a part of the community since 1971. As of December 1st, it has a new name. More>>

Horizon Market Celebrates Grand Opening Video included

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It's a project that broke ground on the corner of North Washington Street and Slate Drive in May. Now, it's finally complete. More>>

Pair Charged with Multiple Felonies after Fleeing Undercover Drug Buy Video included

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Two people face multiple felony charges after trying to outrun authorities following an undercover drug buy. More>>

Roundabout Suggested to Ease Worry on Hwy 10 Near Bismarck Video included

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County Engineer Marcus Hall says something has to be done at the intersection of Highway 10 and 66th Street. More>>

Santa Visits Babies at Sanford Video included

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Many parents save their child's very first picture with Santa Claus to look back on every Christmas.This afternoon, many newborns got the chance to take their photo with the big man in red at Sanford. More>>

Pen Addition Already Full, Officials Looking for Alternatives Video included

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The director of North Dakota's Department of Corrections says a new addition to the state penitentiary turned into one of those, 'if you build it, they will come' situations. More>>

Affordable Housing Opens in Bismarck Video included

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More affordable housing comes to Bismarck.  More>>

Solen Student Visits Washington D.C.

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Today, President Obama announces a plan to develop American Indian children into leaders.Ben Smith takes us to the Standing Rock Reservation and speaks to a young man who is already turning heads. More>>

New Study Explores Native American Population's Concerns Video included

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A new study explores the concerns of the Native American population in Bismarck/Mandan... More>>

Third Day of Testimony in Stensaker Trial Video included

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The murder trial of a Williston man accused of killing Williams County rancher Jack Sjol last year continued today in Minot. More>>

Icy Roads Make Treacherous Travel Video included

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The morning commute may have been a little slower going -- but for some, the entire work day took place on icy roads. More>>

Eye on Energy: WSC Diesel Program Shifts from Ag to Oil Video included

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A popular program at Williston State College is shifting gears. More>>

Health Insurance Deadline Video included

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North Dakotans who want to kick off the new year with health insurance only have a few hours left through the online Affordable Care Act marketplace. More>>

Cops and Kids Video included

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Many children know what they want for Christmas, but sometimes getting it is a little bit harder. More>>

Students Help Draft E-Cigarette Bill Video included

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The CDC reports more than 16 million minors live in states where they can buy e-cigarettes legally. The topic of age limits on e-cigarettes is one that will be brought up during the 2015 legislative session. More>>

North Dakota Legislative Council Prepares for Upcoming Session Video included

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The North Dakota Legislative Council is busy preparing bills and resolutions for the upcoming session... More>>

High Risk Sex Offender Moves

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Bismarck Police notify the public that a high risk sex offender has moved. More>>

Headphones stolen from Best Buy Video included

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More than $3,500 dollars worth of headphones are stolen from Best Buy. More>>

Checking In on Pantries After KX Food Drive Video included

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In the past few weeks, we featured local food pantries around town leading up to our own KX Cares food drive last Friday. More>>

Man charged with escape from Bismarck Transition Center Video included

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A Bismarck man is charged with escape after walking away from the Bismarck Transition Center More>>

Clinic Goes All Out for Christmas Video included

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For kids, going to the doctor isn't much fun. More>>

Van Waters sentenced in Sherry Arnold killing Video included

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A Colorado man has been sentenced to 80 years in prison for killing a Montana teacher in the Northern Plains oil patch.
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Wahpeton man charged with human trafficking Video included

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A Wahpeton man is charged with human trafficking. More>>

Terry Link pleads not guilty to attempted murder Video included

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A Bismarck man charged with attempted murder enters his plea in court. More>>

Around Town 3-21 Video included

It's now officially Spring..even though it might not feel like it quite yet. Steph Scheurer shows us a business aiming to get you ready for the golf season in this week's Around Town. Shank's Golf Shop More>>

Cobb's Bond Set at One Million Dollars Cash

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Bond is set at one million dollars cash for Craig Cobb after the North Dakota Supreme Court ruled Cobb be eligible for bond.. Cobb has been in jail since November when he was arrested and charged More>>

National Flu Vaccination Week

National Flu Vaccination Week

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With the exciting holiday season also comes a not so jolly time -- influenza season. And if you haven't gotten your vaccination for the year, now's the time, because this week is National Flu Vaccination More>>

Cookies for Airmen

Cookies for Airmen

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Along with the holiday season, often comes holiday baking. The Minot Area Chamber of Commerce is helping to share sweetness by the dozen once again. Today the annual cookie drive for Minot airmen kicked More>>

Sleepy Hollow Presents "Les Miserables"

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A Broadway musical and award-winning movie comes to life on-stage in Bismarck.


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  • Therapy Dog for Stressed Out Students

    Therapy Dog for Stressed Out Students

    Monday, December 22 2014 12:44 AM EST2014-12-22 05:44:39 GMT
    Jamie Council has the story on how Minot State University is joining a growing trend involving our four-legged friends.
    Jamie Council has the story on how Minot State University is joining a growing trend involving our four-legged friends.
  • Judy Buchholz Frueh Book Signing at Gideons Trumpet

    Judy Buchholz Frueh Book Signing at Gideons Trumpet

    Monday, December 22 2014 12:41 AM EST2014-12-22 05:41:01 GMT
    Judy Buchholz Frueh is a teacher, farm wife, foster parent, and adoptive parent.
    Judy Buchholz Frueh is a teacher, farm wife, foster parent, and adoptive parent.
  • Sanford Walk-in Clinic Holiday Hours

    Sanford Walk-in Clinic Holiday Hours

    Monday, December 22 2014 12:39 AM EST2014-12-22 05:39:06 GMT
    Of course no one wants to be sick over the Holidays, but if you do become ill, the staff at Sanford Health's walk-in clinic in Minot want you to know they'll be there to do anything your general practitioner can do.
    Of course no one wants to be sick over the Holidays, but if you do become ill, the staff at Sanford Health's walk-in clinic in Minot want you to know they'll be there to do anything your general practitioner can do.
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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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