Minot State Hockey Faces Off Against Denver and Colorado College (Preview)

It’s a big weekend for Minot State hockey and the entire athletics program. The men’s hockey team has three ACHA national championships under its belt, and a reputation of success and high standards. But an argument could be made that the biggest games in program history are the exhibition games coming up this weekend in

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MSU Men’s Hockey Holds #1 Rank Headed to Nationals; Exhibition Games Against D1 Denver & Colorado College Scheduled for Next Season

MINOT, N.D. – The Beaver men’s hockey team is set to meet two powerhouse programs on the ice. Two-time ACHA National Champion Minot State has signed a deal to play at reigning NCAA Division I and 9-time National Champion the University of Denver and at 2-time NCAA D-I National Champion Colorado College this coming December. The

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ND Game & Fish Releases New Outdoor Mobile App

Need a last-minute fishing license? Want to double-check the law while you’re out in the field? North Dakota Game and Fish has developed a mobile to make both and a whole lot more easier. Check out the video below to get the details. The App is available in the Google Play and Apple app stores.

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North Dakota bison processing plant expands as more people seek healthier protein

Bison have sustained the prairie in more ways than one since they’ve been around, and after being pushed to near extinction a century ago, they’re recently reemerging in old-fashioned form — as a healthy source of food. Demand for Bison meat is on the rise, and that’s pushed a North Dakota processing center in New

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Early Winter Sends Birds Flying

The early arrival of winter likely had many North Dakota snowbirds questioning if they should have left before Thanksgiving. The following wave of snow and cold through Christmas and New Year’s may have sealed the deal for some of not returning until well after Easter.  As much as a cold, snowy and dark season can frustrate me, I still don’t see myself heading south for winter and I’m

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With Gardening Decisions on the Horizon, One Variety Peas Outperforms the Others

There is nothing better than eating fresh peas in the garden. You pop open a pea pod and the green pearls inside are as sweet as candy. At North Dakota State University, we have worked with hundreds of families to identify the best peas for our state. The finest pea is Lincoln, an heirloom variety

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House Passes Raw Milk Bill

The ND House delivered a win to food freedom advocates Monday. House Bill 1515 allows dairy farms to sell raw, unpasteurized milk straight off the farm, but restrict dairies from selling raw product to grocery stores or wholesalers. The bill passed by an 83-10 vote. The Grand Forks Herald has the full story.

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Hunter harvest surveys are an important tool for Game and Fish 

Do you feel like everywhere you turn there’s something trying to get your attention? Spam phone calls, robo calls, junk text messages. The other day I noted advertisements in the bathroom. It got me to stop and think. So, it worked. When it comes to email, my inbox gets filled up. Just like yours. At

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The Art of Designing a Dangerous-Looking Playground

How do we introduce kids to a world of wonder while keeping them safe? How about give them places to play that spur their imagination, tease their adventure bone, but do it in a chaotic-looking but intentionally safe form. If that’s the answer you were thinking, than you’re going to love the article linked below

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Change is coming to ND High School Basketball, Here’s a First Look at Predicted Divisions

For the 2023-2024 school year, North Dakota is going to have three high school basketball divisions. In the Class A/Class B system, everyone knows exactly where they stand, but the new system requires a bit more research. KX News has done some early work researching which schools may fall in which divisions and regions. Check

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Q & A With ND Game & Fish Director Jeb Williams

 As Jeb Williams, North Dakota Game and Fish Department director, works into his second calendar year leading the agency, he takes a look in the rearview mirror and also offers insight on challenges and important topics for North Dakota’s outdoors.  How important was the spring precipitation of 2022?  Jeb: So, it was really positive for our local lakes and wildlife habitat conditions around the state. We’d been in tough

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Winter Doesn’t Slow Down Fat Tire Riders

A fat tire bike is exactly what it sounds like — a bike with really fat tires. The fun they add is they make riding on soft surfaces like snow possible. And if you give people a place to ride, they’ll enjoy North Dakota winters even on bikes. Get the full story from Kim Fundingsland

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Hunter Education Is Key to Enduring Hunting Heritage, Become An Instructor Today!

If you’ve ever wondered why a hunter education class isn’t offered in your town or why the dates and times weren’t to your preference, the answer and fix are straightforward. First, all hunter education classes in North Dakota are taught by volunteer instructors. These volunteers likely spend their time during the spring and summer fishing,

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Farmers’ Crop Plantings Chasing Climate Patterns to new Territories

What’s a solid sign that the climate may be changing at a really slow pace? Are crops growing in places that were previously inhospitable to them an answer? On the question of climate change, maybe its a clue. But new crops in new places isn’t speculation, it’s a reality. Cotton in Kansas, new grape varieties

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Burgum urges National Park Service to maintain herd of wild horses at Theodore Roosevelt National Park

If you’re not aware, the horses in Teddy Roosevelt Park have been in the news because of the possibility of removing them from the park. You’ve got through today to add your own comments for consideration by the National Park Service. Yesterday, Governor Burgum added his on behalf of all of us. Read the full

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Waterfowl Survey, Record Breaking Burbot, and Other Game & Fish News

North Dakota Game & Fish has a couple quick hit stories this week. Among them are the early results of the midwinter waterfowl survey. You can watch news on results below. And in other Game & Fish News: A Minot Fisherman Caught a State Record Burbot Shane Johnson’s 19-pound, 8-ounce burbot broke a state record

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