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Student becomes first-ever Entrepreneurship grad at Minot State University
Minot, N.D. - Only half of small businesses will survive for five years or longer, and about one third will survive for 10 or more years, according to FitSmallBusiness.com. A new degree option at Minot State University was created to teach students how to start and maintain a thriving business.
Cameon Eisenzimmer, shooting instructor, has strong message following near-fatal accident
At first she didn’t think anything had happened. Later she was told to prepare for amputation of her leg. She survived a fight for her life. It was May 1, 2016, a Saturday when Cameon Eisenzimmer, Minot, attended a shooter’s training session in Napoleon. The competitive handgun shooter who was alway
SkySkopes turns heads in industry
North Dakota’s SkySkopes is among companies worth getting to know in the U.S. commercial drone industry, according to a recent article on Forbes.com. Contributing writer Colin Snow, a drone industry analyst, highlighted SkySkopes and two other companies that are leading the way in unmanned aviation.
Gov. Burgum signs repeal of North Dakota Sunday shopping ban
North Dakota's Sunday shopping ban has its days numbered. Republican Gov. Doug Burgum signed a bill Monday that repeals perhaps the nation's strictest prohibition on Sunday shopping. The law, which allows businesses to be open from midnight to noon on Sunday, takes effect Aug. 1.
David Fredrickson, Minot, charged with terrorizing
David Paul Fredrickson, 55, Minot is accused of pointing a gun at someone who had stopped by his residence on Thursday evening to drop off a dog they share in common. According to a probable cause affidavit filed with the court by a Ward County’s Sheriff’s Department deputy, Fredrickson came outside
State inspectors investigating Minot hospital complex fire
MINOT, N.D. - Friday night's propane explosions at the construction site of Minot's future hospital are still the talk of the town. No one was hurt, but now the investigation begins as to what happened, and what this means for the future of the hospital.
North Dakota Senate rejects bill allowing for edible medical marijuana products
BISMARCK — North Dakota senators narrowly rejected a bill Monday, March 25, allowing medical marijuana users to buy edible products amid fears children could access the drug.
Stuart Kelly sentenced to prison, extended probation, for indecent exposure
Stuart Duane Kelly, 50, Forest River, was sentenced on Friday to 10 years in prison, with five years suspended, and 10 years of supervised probation for exposing himself to a woman in a bar at the Vegas Motel in Minot on June 1, 2017.
Two promotions at Minot Police Department
MINOT, N.D. - Two Minot Police officers moved up the ranks Friday afternoon with a special ceremony held at the department. Captain Jason Sundbakken is the new administration commander after being promoted from his role as day shift commander for the Patrol Division.
Fiery explosion in Minot causes evacuation and closed roads
A hospital under construction goes up in flames. An explosion at Trinity Hospital's new location in Minot could be felt miles away. Becky Farr was on scene for KX News. Law enforcement does still have roads leading up to the scene closed off right now because it is still dangerous for bystanders as
Propane explosions occur at hospital construction site
The city of Minot was rocked Friday evening with three major propane explosions and also reports of a fourth smaller explosion coming from the Trinity Medical Park construction site in southwest Minot.
MSU hockey team remains calm and collected at nationals
FRISCO, Texas — Adam Wowryk had the whole bench to himself in complete silence, as the music at the Comerica Center in Frisco, Texas, cut out 50 minutes prior to game time on Saturday.
Dakota Hope brings Sexual Risk Avoidance course to Minot
Are you comfortable talking or teaching about sexuality? Are you confident in giving clear guidance that is evidence-based and relevant to everyone? If not, the Ascend Sexual Risk Avoidance course is for you.
Common Bond: Grand Forks couple meet, get engaged as volunteers for Special Olympics
Sarah Sand had always believed she would meet her "special someone" through her volunteer work with Special Olympics—and she did. Michael Storandt, also a volunteer, proposed to her earlier this month at the Special Olympics state basketball tournament in Minot.
As spring arrives in Minot, many gardeners are preparing to start growing items for their gardens
As the weather grows warmer, the snow starts to melt and spring starts to push the winter away, people are beginning to get the itch to start growing their gardens. The local greenhouses are also preparing for the gardening season to begin.
North Dakota has the worst drivers, study says, but a Fargo deputy chief questions its formula
FARGO — North Dakota has a new No. 1 ranking among states. It's bad drivers. A study by insurance-comparison shopping website Insurify reports almost 30 percent of motorists among the 243,338 registered vehicles in the state have reported a past driving incident such as speeding, failure to stop or
Memorial services to honor late North Dakota lawmakers
Two memorial services on Tuesday will honor deceased, former North Dakota lawmakers. House members will pay tribute to 27 representatives who have died since the last legislative session in 2017. Rep. Kim Koppelman, R-West Fargo, will lead a choir of House members, with remarks by fellow representat
Minotauros lose third straight to the Wings, 5-4
ABERDEEN, SD – The Minotauros couldn’t snap the streak on Saturday night, as their late comeback push proved unsuccessful in a 5-4 loss to Aberdeen that marks their third straight defeat at the hands of the Wings.
Senate bill focus of fight for money for essential infrastructure
A Senate bill seen as a potential funding source for Souris River flood protection is facing a rough road in the North Dakota House. Speaking at the Minot Area Chamber of Commerce’s legislative forum Saturday, Rep. Randy Schobinger, R-Minot, said the fight won’t be over even if Senate Bill 2275, whi
Children from Uganda to perform at area churches
A choir of 7 to 10 year-old boys and girls from Uganda will perform at the 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. services Sunday, March 31, at Bethany Lutheran Church, located at 215 3rd Avenue SE, and at the 7 p.m. service at Faith United Methodist Church, located at 5900 Highway 83 North in Minot, on March 31.