North Dakota walleye fisheries in great shape, you can help keep it that way!

North Dakota’s walleye fisheries — particularly those a part of the Missouri River system and Lake Sakakawea are in great shape. But that doesn’t just happen. The health of the fish resource is regularly monitored by North Dakota Game and Fish and policies and stocking practices are aligned to match needs. And it’s tagging studies

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Drinking coffee this way boosts work performance and happiness

Earlier this week, there was news that up to five cups is the magic number; we’re talking coffee amounts and what’s healthy. But there’s also evidence that suggests ‘how’ you drink your coffee impacts your health. It turns out if you want to maximize the health benefits of coffee, you should find someone to drink

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The story of creating North Dakota’s first National Park

Prairie Public’s Dakota Datebook has the story on the creation of North Dakota’s first national park. And here’s a hint — it’s not the one you think it is. Follow the link at the bottom for the full story, but here’s a teaser. “Conservation and rural life policies are really two sides to the same

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How well do electric vehicles perform in cold weather?

Winter’s over (hopefully) but if you’re thinking about a new car purchase and wondering about going electric, you’ll want to be extra mindful of our longest season. Why? We all know batteries don’t perform as well in winter, and electric cars have lots of batteries. Want to know how much performance your prone to to

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50 years later, what it was like if you zipped to Zap

It started as a casual suggestion, one that offered an alternative (and less expensive one, too) to the emerging tradition of a spring break on the beach. In the end, thousands came including the National Guard. Not everyone left happy. Jill Schramm with the Minot Daily News has the full story on a colorful event

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Slow down, pay attention, save a life

We all know (hopefully) the roads are dangerous places, but from time to time, we’re given a sad reminder. And while there are many steps being taken to protect drivers, it’s often those people outside of cars — pedestrians and bicyclists — that are often the most vulnerable. In Bismarck yesterday, a cyclist was hit

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An introduction to the father of Minot

When Erik Ramstad made it to the Mouse River Valley in 1883 there wasn’t much else here. ‘Minot’ was still a few years away, but it was his land that eventually became the base of operations for the Great Northern Railroad and eventually the City of Minot. For a great refresh on the man behind

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The epic bender to celebrate the newly finished U.S. Constitution

Writing the U.S. Constitution was hard, thirsty work, and upon finishing our nation’s founding fathers excused themselves to the City Tavern to avail themselves of some relief. What transpired is still worthy of a retelling more than 230 years later. Remember the evening with this article on the Fargo Forum.

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