Minot Daily Newshttp://www.minotdailynews.comTop Headlinesen-usSat, 22 Nov 2014 22:08:33 EDTSat, 22 Nov 2014 22:08:33 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssElectricity starts at coal minehttp://www.minotdailynews.com/page/content.detail/id/614817.htmlBUELAH - Electricity powering homes in North Dakota likely began more than 50 million years ago. At that time, the state had little resemblance to what we see today.Sat, 22 Nov 2014 00:00:00 EDTNorthern long-eared bat in dangerhttp://www.minotdailynews.com/page/content.detail/id/614806.htmlNorth Dakota does not have many of them and probably never has, but there are places in the United States where populations once numbering in the millions have only a few too. The U..Sat, 22 Nov 2014 00:00:00 EDTTrio receive Life Saving Awardshttp://www.minotdailynews.com/page/content.detail/id/614818.htmlThey respond when the calls come, regardless of the situation. Sometimes lives are saved. Three Minot Police officers were recognized Friday for their invaluable efforts at two different calls within the city earlier this year.Sat, 22 Nov 2014 00:00:00 EDTChristmas tree eventhttp://www.minotdailynews.com/page/content.detail/id/614807.htmlJill Schramm/MDN Mariah Schlag, left, and Amanda Olson decorate the "Christmas Splash" tree that was auctioned during the Festival of Trees Friday in the Moose Lodge. The 11 theme-decorated trees included both artificial and real.Sat, 22 Nov 2014 00:00:00 EDTHeating season heightens need for carbon monoxide vigilancehttp://www.minotdailynews.com/page/content.detail/id/614819.htmlThe importance of carbon monoxide detection devices and other safety precautions became apparent Tuesday in the suspected poisoning deaths of a Barnes County couple in southeastern North Dakota.Sat, 22 Nov 2014 00:00:00 EDT