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Juke Joint Comics closing in Bismarck

BISMARCK, N.D. - The comic book industry has been struggling. Stores are closing all around the country. Juke Joint Comics in Bismarck is one of the business shutting down. Juke Joint Comics has been open for four years, and the owner says it's time to say goodbye. This year the comic book store b

KFYR-TV - 2017-09-22 02:06:00

Bismarck team takes top prize in walleye tournament

The fishing team of Mike Huelsman, Aaron Schuck and Jesse Schumaker, all of Bismarck, took the $10,000 first-place prize in a walleye tournament at the Marina at Prairie Knights Casino & Resort. The team caught six fish, weighing a total of 22.70 pounds. The fishing team of Mike Huelsman, Aaron Schu

BISMARCK TRIBUNE - 2017-09-22 05:15:00

DSU enrollment increases for second year in a row

DICKINSON, N.D. - Dickinson State University is a bit more crowded this year. The University once had a peak of about 2,800 students, but then enrollment fell sharply. For the second straight year, student enrollment is back on the rise. It's up 8 percent from 2015. Students with current or prior mi

KFYR-TV - 2017-09-21 19:38:00

Former North Dakota first families reminisce on governor's residence

BISMARCK, N.D. - From the old to the new. Thursday night, former governors and first ladies gathered to say goodbye to the home they used to live in. The current governor's residence is scheduled to be torn down after no takers were found to purchase and move it while a new residence is built. Forme

KFYR-TV - 2017-09-22 19:18:00

Minot Alderman Approve 2018 Budget

Minot homeowners will see an increase in property taxes with the approved budget. In the budget for next year, a home in Minot with a median value of 187 thousand dollars will see an increase of roughly 16 dollars per month. Alderman Shaun Sipma said that in order for the city to move forward... som

KFYR-TV - 2017-09-22 15:26:00

North Dakota in the Great War

BISMARCK, N.D. - The internment of Japanese-Americans during World War Two is well documented. Some of them were even kept in Bismarck at what is now United Tribes Technical College. But what's less known is what was going on here a hundred years ago, as North Dakotans left to fight in World War One

KFYR-TV - 2017-09-22 05:43:00

Court dismisses environmental group appeal of BLM fracking rule

BISMARCK, N.D. - The Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver today dismissed the appeals of the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) hydraulic fracturing rule. The BLM and environmental groups had been attempting to overturn a Wyoming District Court ruling that nullified the rule. The Tenth Circuit n

KFYR-TV - 2017-09-22 03:21:00

Theige's Custom Guitars turns garbage into art

BISMARCK, N.D. - Usually, when you walk thru an art exhibit, you're told... DO NOT TOUCH. But, the latest showcase at Bismarck State College is definitely a hands-on experience. Beau Theige's Custom Guitars exhibit is all about interacting with the artwork. He builds guitars and ukuleles out of wha

KFYR-TV - 2017-09-22 03:05:00

Downtown construction reaches final stages

MINOT, N.D. - It's an exciting day for the Magic City as the three-year downtown revitalization construction project reaches the finish line. All streets and avenues are open downtown. Construction consisted of replacing miles of water, sanitary sewer and storm sewer pipes, street, curb, gutter and

KFYR-TV - 2017-09-22 02:30:00

Mixed results for Minot State University's 2017 fall enrollment

MINOT, N.D. - The final enrollment fall enrollment numbers for Minot State produce some mixed results. The university reports that overall enrollment went down by 5.7 percent from last year, with 3,216 students. The university credits this to a drop-off in part-time students, including those from Mi

KFYR-TV - 2017-09-22 01:49:00

Source of Minot diesel leak located

MINOT, N.D. - Crews have located the source of a diesel fuel leak that impacted a dead loop of the Souris River as well as a storm drain Wednesday. The Ward County Emergency Manager says that crews located a puncture in an underground fuel line east of the Ward County Administration Building. Crews

KFYR-TV - 2017-09-22 01:13:00

Handbooks teach junior high students about Future Farmers of America

BISMARCK, N.D. - As students enter junior high and high school they receive a FFA student handbook. The handbook is provided by Farm Credit Services in Mandan. Farm Credit Services in Mandan gave over 500 books to 24 high schools in southwest and south central North Dakota. The book shows students

KFYR-TV - 2017-09-22 00:17:00

Air quality back to normal in N.D.

BISMARCK, N.D. - Thursday, the air quality in North Dakota is the way it's supposed to be compared to what it was on Sept. 13. Terry O'Clair, the director of the Air Quality Division in North Dakota, says Sept. 13 was one the worst air qualities he's ever seen in the state. "That was the first time

KFYR-TV - 2017-09-21 23:50:00

New miss North Dakota to be crowned Monday

Twenty-three-year-old Lizzie Jensen of Fargo replaces Cara Mund, who was crowned Miss America this month. Jensen will be crowned in a ceremony in Williston on Monday. Twenty-three-year-old Lizzie Jensen of Fargo replaces Cara Mund, who was crowned Miss America this month. Jensen will be crowned in a

KFYR-TV - 2017-09-21 20:23:00

Taiwan to buy more wheat from North Dakota

NORTH DAKOTA - Taiwan will buy some North Dakota wheat over the next two years. It's part of an agreement worth more than half a billion dollars, and also includes wheat from Idaho and Montana. The Idaho Wheat Commission says Taiwan buys mostly Idaho soft white wheat, but has been purchasing an in

KFYR-TV - 2017-09-21 20:05:00

High school teacher transforms learning with Hogwarts magic

SOUTH BEN, Ind. (WNDU) -- It was time for students to get broomsticks in the air as the wizarding world of Harry Potter found a home at a high school in Indiana. It's probably about middle school when kids start to see classroom decorations disappear and they become familiar with the white walls of

KFYR-TV - 2017-09-21 16:25:00

4th grader sells handmade clay figures to help buy viola

RAPID CITY, S.D. (KEVN) -- A little girl in Rapid City, South Dakota is selling handmade clay figures to help pay for an instrument so she can play in the school orchestra. Her single mother is helping her; and hoping her daughter learns even more than music. Watch the video above for a story about

KFYR-TV - 2017-09-21 16:10:00

High school football team tackling mosquitoes

Somerville, Tex. (KBTX) -- According to Somerville (Texas) High School Head Coach Darby House, the mosquitoes at practice and games are becoming a big "bug." "You also had to worry about if you did squish them, the blood getting on the uniforms and having to clean it off," said House. Superintenden

KFYR-TV - 2017-09-21 16:03:00

North Dakota Applebee's host Tip a Cop to benefit Special Olympics

Officer Pat Renz with the Bismarck Police Department has taken part in the Tip A Cop program for the past 15 years and enjoys seeing how willing patrons at Applebee's are to give toward the Special Olympics North Dakota organization. "Customers are very open and appreciative of the program," Renz sa

KFYR-TV - 2017-09-21 14:55:00

Mural revealed after almost 2 months of work

The mural being painted on the wall outside Glance Spa and Salon in downtown Bismarck is finally done. Melissa Gordon has been painting the mural for almost two months, incorporating bright and colorful goddesses. She started at the end of July, and finished Wednesday around 3:30 p.m. "It's exciting

KFYR-TV - 2017-09-21 14:54:00