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Mandan School Board approves 2017-18 budget

The Mandan School Board unanimously approved a $44.5 million budget for the 2017-18 school year Monday night, which includes a 12 percent increase from the general fund. The board held a budget hearing on Sept. 5, as required by state law. The district's total mill levy will increase by about 2.8 mi

BISMARCK TRIBUNE - 2017-09-18 23:00:00

End in sight for I-94 bridge construction between Bismarck, Mandan

BISMARCK, N.D. - Repairs on the I-94 bridge from Bismarck and Mandan has dominated the summer, but the end is in sight. Construction along interstate 94 has been going on since May. Commuters in the area have mixed feelings about the increased traffic. "The construction zone on I-94 I try and avoid

KFYR-TV - 2017-09-19 00:34:00

Top 'high end' homes in Bismarck-Mandan

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BISMARCK TRIBUNE - 2017-09-18 04:45:00

New mural brings beauty to downtown Bismarck

Melissa Gordon stands next to a mural she recently completed on Fourth Street in downtown Bismarck. Gordon said the mural measures 150 feet in length and is 15 feet high. The mural features a mythological theme and is the largest piece she has painted. A public revealing and reception will be held f

BISMARCK TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 04:45:00

Cause behind string of Atlantic hurricanes

PUERTO RICO - One of the strongest hurricanes to ever hit Puerto Rico made landfall Wednesday, uprooting trees and peeling off roofs. "I spoke to a couple of people in bars and clubs and they're saying in 85 years, this is going to be the worst," said Puerto Rico business owner Paul Wiggins. Before

KFYR-TV - 2017-09-21 02:44:00

City of Minot's Prohibited Animals Committee to discuss whether to allow snakes, chickens, pit bulls

MINOT, N.D. - The City of Minot's prohibited animals committee met for the first time Wednesday. Members discussed whether to amend the current city ordinance that prohibits snakes, chickens, pit bulls and rabbits. Marshal Platz, an advocate for having snakes inside city limits, says educating the p

KFYR-TV - 2017-09-21 02:32:00

Sen. Heitkamp introduces new bill for first responders

MINOT, N.D. - Across North Dakota, 96 percent of firefighting forces are volunteer. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., introduced a bill that would open up new opportunities to help recruit and retain volunteer first responders across the state. The concern of Senator Heitkamp and Fire Chiefs in the state

KFYR-TV - 2017-09-21 02:10:00

100 West Main senior living building to hold open house

BISMARCK, N.D. - 100 West Main in Bismarck is a new senior living building offering affordable apartments for people to live in. 100 West Main is a unique place to live, offering tenants nothing but the best. The new independent living building offers a chapel, game and sun room, and much more. "I c

KFYR-TV - 2017-09-21 01:30:00

Walmart announces that they won't hire temporary employees for holidays

CNN - Walmart says it will not be hiring temporary employees for the holiday season. Instead, it will give the employees it already has more hours. Walmart says it's getting harder to fill open positions and it wants to make its jobs more attractive and cut down on employee turnover. It did the same

KFYR-TV - 2017-09-20 23:40:00

Burgum looking to help bolster towns through Main Street Initiative

BEULAH, N.D. - Gov. Doug Burgum says it's all about making people of all ages want to live in communities like Beulah. "The local community has to make a decision, are they going to build a community that's going to be able to attract and retain young people, are they going to build a community that

KFYR-TV - 2017-09-20 23:33:00

A Day in Prison Life: Helping battle addiction

DICKINSON, N.D. Addiction to painkillers has increased at an alarming rate, with deaths from overdoses tripling in just three years. The rescue drug Narcan may save a life, but it doesn't end the dependency. Too often, people get the treatment they need after they've seen a judge. Nothing about Ker

KFYR-TV - 2017-09-20 22:49:00

Justice Jon Jensen installed in ceremony

Buy Now North Dakota Supreme Court Chief Justice Gerald W. VandeWalle administers the oath to Justice Jon J. Jensen as Gov. Doug Burgum and Supreme Court justices look on Wednesday in the House of Representatives chamber at the State Capitol in Bismarck. Submitted A formal investiture ceremony was c

BISMARCK TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 22:15:00

Accused bathroom peeper: 'I guess I'm guilty'

Confronted with allegations of peeping on a girl in a bathroom stall, a Bismarck man reportedly told a detective, "I guess I'm guilty." Henry Patrick Kanniainen, 47, allegedly entered the Bismarck Library's women's restroom Saturday afternoon where court documents say he spent 11 minutes, according

BISMARCK TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 21:37:00

Hoeven supportive of new bill to undo Obama health law

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- North Dakota Sen. John Hoeven says he is "supportive" of new legislation that would undo the Obama health law. President Donald Trump and Republican Senate leaders are trying to rally 50 Republican votes to pass the bill that would replace much of former President Barack Obam

KFYR-TV - 2017-09-20 20:11:00

Addiction recovery in the workplace

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KFYR-TV - 2017-09-20 19:58:18

New tax on health care coverage

BISMARCK, N.D. - A new tax on your health care could go into effect at the beginning of next year if Congress doesn't take action. Controversy over Obamacare is nothing new, but business advocates say there is a new threat. "It's simply a tax on your health insurance. And, it is one part of the Aff

KFYR-TV - 2017-09-20 19:05:00

Community invited for Homecoming fun

Minot High School will celebrate the 90th annual homecoming with community festivities on Friday. To celebrate the event, it will be Maroon and Gold Day. Everyone in Minot is encouraged to wear Maroon and Gold. The homecoming parade will begin at 5:30 p.m. starting at Edison School and proceed down

MINOT DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Diesel fuel leak impacts storm drain, dead loop of Souris River in Minot

MINOT, N.D. - Ward County officials say they discovered a diesel fuel leak Wednesday near the new jail addition project that impacted a storm drain as well as a dead loop of the Souris River. They say the City of Minot notified the county of possible diesel fuel in a storm water drain, and later fou

KFYR-TV - 2017-09-20 18:27:00

Williston couple wanted for abducting their own child

We're following some breaking news out of North Carolina this afternoon....where a Williston Couple is wanted for abducting their own child. The Haywood Sheriff's Office in North Carolina say Rex and Heather Cochran abducted their three month old infant. Police say they could be headed to Florida, t

KFYR-TV - 2017-09-20 18:09:00

High school seniors' class shirt stirs controversy

THORP, Wis. (WEAU) -- This week in Thorp, Wisconsin, words spoke as loud as actions. Seniors at Thorp High School display the back of a T-shirt which was deemed inappropriate by school officials Tuesday. The class of 2018 at Thorp High School wanted to have T-shirts made, complete with a catchy gro

KFYR-TV - 2017-09-20 17:47:00