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State funds needed to keep local projects moving

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A legislative committee heard about Minot’s need for more money to advance the Mouse River Enhanced Flood Protection and Northwest Area Water Supply projects at a meeting in Minot Tuesday. Jason Zimmerman, Souris Basin representative on the State Water Commission told the North Dakota ...

A day of giving

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After a two year hiatus, Minot’s Bob Gross is back to give away backpacks to area children in honor of his late nephew DaySun Gross. The event, aptly named DaySun’s Day of Giving, will be held Friday at the DaySun Gross memorial bench at Minot’s Roosevelt Park. DaySun was killed in a ...

Defense investments

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North Dakota’s congressional delegation is pleased with President Trump signing the bipartisan defense bill into law that supports Minot Air Force Base’s nuclear mission. The 2019 National defense Authorization Act has funding for B-52 and intercontinental ballistic missile modernization ...

Suicide bomber targets Shiite students in Kabul, killing 48

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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide bomber targeted students preparing for university exams in a Shiite neighborhood of Kabul on Wednesday, killing at least 48 people and wounding 67 in an attack blamed on the Islamic State group, officials said. The bombing was the latest large-scale ...

Dems pick ‘firsts,’ GOP goes for Trump fave in primaries

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — In a night of firsts, Democrats in Vermont’s primary chose the nation’s first transgender gubernatorial nominee. In Minnesota, they picked a woman who would be the first Somali-American member of Congress. Connecticut Democrats nominated a candidate who could become ...

Black Americans aren’t buying Omarosa’s turn against Trump

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WASHINGTON (AP) — For years, Omarosa Manigault Newman stood at Donald Trump’s side, making her deeply unpopular with African-Americans who see her as a sellout for aligning herself with a president who has hurled one insult after another at black people. Her falling out with Trump and her ...

Ward County youth win at 4-H Horse Show

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4-H members showed multiple disciplines in the 4-H Horse Show at the 2018 State Fair in Minot on July 23-25. Age groups are split into Junior (8-11 year olds), Intermediate (12-14 year olds) and Senior (15-18 year olds) divisions. Ward County 4-H youth recognized were: ® Bailey Bloms, ...

Ward County wins awards at 4-H Swine Show

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4-H members exhibited breeding swine and market hogs in the 4-H Swine Show at the 2018 North Dakota State Fair in Minot on July 25. Ward County 4-H youth recognized were: — Sophie Bachmeier, Granville, Reserve Champion Junior Showman and Reserve Champion Market Gilt. — Braden ...

Ward County youth win at 4-H Beef Show

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4-H members showed breeding and market cattle in the 4-H Beef Show at the 2018 North Dakota State Fair in Minot on July 24. Ward County 4-H youth recognized were: — Amber Braasch, Minot, Reserve Champion Commercial Heifer. — Addison Neshem, Berthold, Reserve Champion Junior Beef ...

4-H Rabbit Show winners announced

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4-H youth from across the state showed breeding, market and pet rabbits in the 4-H Rabbit Show at the 2018 North Dakota State Fair in Minot on July 25. Ward County 4-H Youth recognized were: – Morgan Keen, Donnybrook, Champion Californian, Reserve Champion Jersey Wooley and Champion ...

Music comes to the Hills again

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Country gospel music is back at the Peace Gardens again this year on Aug. 19 with the 14th annual International Country Gospel Music Festival. It is truly an international gospel music festival with a group coming from as far away as the Edmonton Alberta area and and as close as Valley ...

Bismarck Marathon announces 2018 donation recipients

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The Bismarck Marathon sponsored by Touchstone Energy recently approved seven local charities that will benefit from the 2018 event, according to a press release. Those charities include: Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch, Charles Hall Youth Services, Bismarck Parkinson Support Group, Ronald McDonald ...

Baesler announces ‘Striving Reader’ grants

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State Superintendent Kirsten Baesler said this week that 15 North Dakota communities have been awarded up to $27.3 million in grants to help students improve their reading skills, according to a press release. The “Striving Readers” money from the U.S. Department of Education will be used ...

Upham man leads Guard unit receiving mobilization alert

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BISMARCK – A North Dakota Army National Guard unit led by 1st Lt. Charles Werner of Upham has received an alert notification for possible mobilization. Based in Bismarck, the unit has about seven soldiers who were placed in an alert status. The decision to mobilize this unit has not yet ...

Minot’s new sand volleyball court to open soon

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A sand volleyball court under construction at Minot’s South Hill Complex could be open in about a week. Scott Collins, director of Minot Recreation, said a group that set up a fund to bring in national softball tournaments re-directed the money toward South Hill Complex improvements after it ...

Woman claims retaliation in A.G.’s complaint

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A Minot woman describes a N.D. Attorney General’s complaint against her as politically motivated in asking the district court to dismiss it. The Attorney General’s Office filed a complaint in North Central District Court in Minot at the end of the July against Terpsehore Maras Lindeman, ...