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Lisbon Honored for Having North Dakota’s “Best Drinking Water”

Water samples from 10 different North Dakota cities were put to the taste test

FARGO, ND — A North Dakota town was recognized for having the state’s most delicious tap water. Lisbon beat out nine other competing cities at the Holiday Inn for the 89th annual Water and Pollution Control Conference. Representatives from each city brought in water samples to a panel of judges for a blind taste test. Public Works employees from Lisbon…

President Trump’s Visit to North Dakota: Protesters, Supporters and a lot of North Dakota Love

Every high-ranking North Dakota politician was in attendance including our Democratic U.S. Senator

MANDAN, ND — In his first visit to North Dakota as president, Donald Trump gave his speech on tax reform in front of a crowd of 700 invited guests in Mandan. The backdrop was the Andeavor Corporation Oil Refinery, formerly Tesoro. Every high-ranking North Dakota politician was in attendance including our Democratic U.S. Senator. An audience of North Dakotans from…

President Trump Visits Mandan for Speech on Tax Reform

He claims he will heavily simplify the tax code, saying 95 percent of Americans will be able to file returns on a single page

MANDAN, ND — President Donald Trump gave a speech to a crowd of hundreds in Mandan about his proposed tax reform. It was his first time being in the state since his inauguration. During Donald Trump’s first visit to North Dakota as president, he praised the state, saying it is a role model for the economy he wishes to see…

Watch LIVE on KVRR Local News: President Trump’s Tax Reform Speech in Mandan

He is also expected to talk about the impact of the drought

  MANDAN, ND — North Dakota is about to get its first visit by a president since 2014 when President Obama visited Cannon Ball. President Trump will touch down in Bismarck tomorrow for a tax reform speech at the Andeavor Corporation Refinery in Mandan at 3 p.m. He is also expected to talk about the impact of the drought. We…

North Dakota Highway Patrol Makes One of It’s Largest Drug Busts

A subsequent search revealed 183 pounds of marijuana with an approximate street value of $700,000.

BISMARCK, N.D. – Yesterday afternoon, a highway patrol trooper stopped a vehicle for minor traffic violations and discovered 183 pounds of marijuana in the vehicle, one of the North Dakota Highway Patrol’s largest drug busts. A Dodge minivan was eastbound on I-94 between Mandan and Bismarck in a construction zone. The driver, Harold Miller, 71, of Sacramento, California, was stopped…

Sanford Criticizes Lawsuit to Block Merger with a Bismarck Clinic

They said preventing the merger ignores benefits to patients

NORTH DAKOTA — Sanford officials said a move to block a merger with a Bismarck clinic is a misunderstanding of how health care works in North Dakota. They said blocking the merger with Mid-Dakota Clinic ignores the benefits to patients in the Bismarck and Mandan areas. The move by the Federal Trade Commission and the North Dakota attorney general seeks…

Legion Baseball Roundup: Moorhead, Perham Split Doubleheader

Post 400 falls to Mandan.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The Moorhead Blues hosted Perham in legion baseball at Matson field on Thursday evening. Game one was all Blues as they downed Perham 11-1, but Perham got revenge in the second contest winning 8-3. On the North Dakota side of the border Post 400 hosted Mandan. Mandan pulled away from Post 400 with a 13-4 win. Categories:…

Mandan Officer-Involved Fatal Shooting “Justified”

Prosecutors say Sgt. Nickolas Pynnonen "tried everything in his power to stop'' the shooting from occurring

  MANDAN, ND — A prosecutor has concluded that an officer-involved shooting in Mandan was justified. A Mandan Police spokesman says the shooting death of ex-Marine Ivan Wilson was a tragic example of an officer trying to avoid pulling his gun. He said Sgt. Nickolas Pynnonen “tried everything in his power to stop” the shooting from occurring. A former classmate…

Legion Baseball Roundup: West Fargo Wins Pair in FM Tournament

West Fargo downs Tri-City in extra innings.

MOORHEAD, Minn. – West Fargo legion baseball opened up the 45th Fargo-Moorhead Legion Invitational tournament with a pair of wins on Thursday at Matson Field. West Fargo defeated Mandan 9-1 in five innings in its first game. They later downed Tri-City 4-3 in extra innings. West Fargo is in action on Friday in the tournament at 3:30 p.m. against Fergus…

Search for Missing Mandan Man Continues

Authorities from multiple departments are searching for the man

MANDAN, ND — Authorities are looking for a Mandan man who they say possibly drowned. The man was reported missing Wednesday night. His boat was found empty and idling in the Missouri River near the Fort Rice landing on Thursday. Authorities from multiple departments are searching for the man. Anyone with more info is asked to contact police. Categories: Community,…