NSIC CANCELS FALL COMPETITION & CHAMPIONSHIPS; SUSPENDS ALL SPORTS COMPETITION THROUGH DECEMBER 31

The fall seasons for Minot State men’s and women’s athletic teams has been canceled. See the full news release from the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference below. — Official News Release — BURNSVILLE, Minn. – In light of the NCAA Board of Governors’ decision to direct all institutions and conferences to meet specific requirements to conduct fall

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The North American ‘Amazon’ You’ve Never Heard Of—And Why It’s In Peril

Conservationists are sounding the alarm on enormous declines in bird populations — a loss of nearly 3 billion since the 1970s — and the key to turning the tide is an area as vital to North American as the Amazon is to South America. And it’s right here in North Dakota. It’s the prairie pothole

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NCAA Cancels Division II Fall Sports Championships

Correction: An earlier version of this story referenced Minot State sports seasons. What has been canceled are the NCAA Championships. Many questions remain for how individual conferences will respond to the situation. Minot State is a member of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference. The fall NCAA championships for Minot State University Men’s and Women’s athletics

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Former Minoter Bliss Littler setting records in hockey coaching

With a career that spans decades, former Minoter Bliss Littler remains among the most respected coaches in hockey, especially at the junior levels. Get the full story on all his accomplishments from JuniorHockey.com.

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Clay target shooting competition growing in popularity with students

This spring, nearly 1,700 students from 63 North Dakota high school teams are participating in the clay target league, with more than 1,300 students from 50 high school teams are expected to participate in the season-ending state meet. In 2016, the total was more than 400 student athletes representing 23 high schools, with about 360

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U.S. Senate Bills address Missouri River floods

Flooding across the Missouri and Mississippi rivers this spring have politicians talking, and one of the topics is the Corp’s management practices and priorities. On that topic, two bills were introduced this week that may have impacts in North Dakota. One would remove fish and wildlife as one priority on the list of those that

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Minot woman wins Fargo Marathon, winter training a preparation advantage

Val Curtis, a Minot mom of two, was greeted by her kids and family as she crossed the finish line of the Fargo Marathon in first Saturday. As a bonus, her time qualifies her for the Olympic Marathon Trials. Jeff Kolpack with the Fargo Forum has the full story on the achievement including the tales

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Grand Forks plans to have bike share system soon

Minot’s bike and pedestrian infrastructure is a couple years from being a shining example, but the resources that we’re building as a part of flood protection are only noticed if people get out and use them. In Grand Forks, they’re taking the step to provide more localized transportation as well as a vehicle to excercise

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Brandon develops recreation focused 20-year master

How long into the future should we be planning? In Canada, the look forward is at least 20 years. Our neighbors to the North recently adopted a recreation plan that identifies the need for an outdoor aquatic center and more athletic fields. These themes are familiar. Minot’s Park District has been in a similar —

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Target Field seeing a big spike in home runs

The Twins are off to a fast start and the balls are flying out of Target Field at a record pace. And with baseball on the brain here in Minot, the article linked below from the Star Tribune is a fun read on the science of baseball and the thoughtful architecture of the classic ballpark.

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#GoodTalking Minot Baseball, Corbett Field, and all things Sabre Dogs

For last week’s second hour of #GTM, we were joined by Sabre Dogs top brass, General Manager Darrell Handelsman and Assistant GM Savannah Young. Tune in below for talk of summer, evenings at the ballpark, what it means to be a professional, and of course, all things baseball.

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A sit down with Easton Stick: Former Bison quarterback prepares for NFL Draft

For the second time in the past few years, a North Dakota quarterback has a good chance of being taken in the NFL draft. Easton Stick wrapped up is NCAA career with a national championship. Now, he’s working to take the next step. Dom Izzo with inForum has the full interview.

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