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Matter of perspective

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Ward County’s sheriff candidates both tout experience as a reason people should vote for them. Ward County’s state’s attorney candidates both want a well run prosecutor’s office but would come at it from different angles. Candidates for sheriff and state’s attorney shared their ...

Favorable winter remains likely

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The latest three-month weather outlook, issued by the Climate Prediction Center Thursday, concludes that North Dakota has a greater than average change of above normal temperatures and below normal precipitation this winter. Mike Halpert, deputy director of the CPC, hosted a national ...

Miss Rodeo North Dakota 2019 crowned

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Kara Bernston of Kulm was crowned Miss Rodeo North Dakota 2019, and will serve as lady-in-waiting until the first of the year. First runner-up was Callee Jo Schmidt of Flasher. The 2019 Miss Rodeo North Dakota Pageant was held in Minot Oct. 4-7, during the Badlands Circuit Finals rodeo hosted ...

US and South Korea again call off a major military exercise

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SINGAPORE (AP) — The United States and South Korea are scrapping another major military exercise this year, a Pentagon official said Friday, citing a push for diplomatic progress with North Korea. The top Pentagon spokeswoman, Dana W. White, said Washington and Seoul are suspending an air ...

Afghanistan postpones election in Kandahar after attack

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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan’s election commission on Friday postponed elections in Kandahar for a week, following a brazen attack on a high-profile security meeting there with a U.S. delegation that killed at least two senior provincial officials, including the province’s police ...

Turkey probes whether Khashoggi remains taken from consulate

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ISTANBUL (AP) — A Turkish official said Friday that investigators are looking into the possibility that missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s remains may have been taken to a forest outside Istanbul or to another city after his suspected killing at the consulate earlier this month. ...

Randy Morse, Minot, charged with delivery of oxycodone

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Randy Clyde Morse, 26, Minot, is charged with delivery of oxycodone on April 12, 2016, in Minot. Morse told Judge Doug Mattson at a hearing in district court on Thursday that he has visited with an attorney but was unable to afford attorney fees. Mattson denied his application for a ...

Tiffany Canales, Minot, sentenced for assaulting husband

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Tiffany Ann Canales, 30, Minot, also known by her maiden name, Tiffany Ann Thunderhawk, pleaded guilty to a reduced charge of Class A misdemeanor simple assault on Thursday in district court in Minot. She was originally charged with Class C felony aggravated assault following a fight with ...

HUD report shows Minot a leader among NDR grant disbursals

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The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has released its two-year expenditure analysis for the 13 National Disaster Resilience grantees and reports that Minot ranks second in progress toward becoming a more resilient city. Springfield, Massachusetts, has utilized 37.89 percent ...

Preserving public lands

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“Our focus is solely on public lands and conservation of those lands. We are trying to keep wild lands wild,” explained Jack Sorum, Minot, a member of the recently formed North Dakota Chapter of Backcountry Hunters and Anglers. The loss of public lands, which are open for a variety of uses ...

Different perspectives in District 5

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District 5 candidates from both political parties place a high priority on representing Minot’s best interests in the Legislature as they vie for the district’s two House seats and Senate seat in the Nov. 6 election Jay Fisher, retired director of the NDSU North Central Research Extension ...

Pressure turns to Mexico as migrant caravan heads for border

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GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — As some 3,000 Hondurans made their way through Guatemala, attention turned to Mexico, after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened Thursday to close the U.S.-Mexico border if authorities there fail to stop them — a nearly unthinkable move that would disrupt hundreds of ...

Iconic Dodge City moves its only polling place outside town

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WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Access to the ballot box in November will be more difficult for some people in Dodge City, where Hispanics now make up 60 percent of its population and have remade an iconic Wild West town that once was the destination of cowboys and buffalo hunters who frequented the ...

Trump says Khashoggi likely dead, threatens consequences

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump acknowledged Thursday it “certainly looks” as though missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi is dead, and he threatened “very severe” consequences if the Saudis are found to have murdered him. His warning came as the administration toughened ...