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Burned business files lawsuit against city

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A business that was the scene of a fire earlier this year has filed a lawsuit against the City of Minot. The fire at Earth Recycling, 3005 4th Avenue Northwest, on May 18 resulted in extensive damage, including the total loss of a building used for a portion of the business. The City of Minot ...

City Engineer Lance Meyer stands  at the intersection of Third Avenue Southwest and First Street Thursday to announce the substantial completion of the three-year downtown infrastructure improvements project.

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All roads open

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All streets and avenues are open downtown as a three-year infrastructure reconstruction project reached substantial completion Thursday morning. The $30 million project replaced miles of water, sanitary sewer and storm sewer pipes, concrete paved street, curb and gutters, sidewalks and street ...

Fuel line puncture found

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Workers seeking the source of a diesel fuel leak were able to solve the problem Thursday. The City of Minot had notified Ward County Tuesday that there was evidence of a diesel fuel spill on a dead loop of the Souris River immediately northeast of the new county office building. The source of ...

Committee takes on pet project

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Pit bulls, snakes and hens will be on the agenda of a city-appointed committee looking into revising Minot’s animal ordinance. The committee, which met for the first time Wednesday, also will be discussing potential ordinance language related to prevention or control of pets released into ...


Winter weather outlook

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Is it just that North Dakota is so much different from the rest of the United States or could it be our winter weather that really defines us? Whatever the answer is, the Climate Prediction Center has certainly singled out North Dakota for not conforming to what is forecast to be a warmer than ...

Minot man sentenced for assault on police officer

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A 27-year-old Minot man will serve 18 months in prison for assaulting a police officer on Aug. 24. Tyron Rabauliman Saralu pleaded guilty to a Class C felony in district court in Minot on Wednesday, court records show. Two charges against him, Class C felony preventing arrest and Class B ...

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Dr. Monica Mayer, left, is shown with Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous People. Mayer, of New Town, addressed the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland, on Wednesday.

Three Affiliated Tribes’ councilwoman addresses UN council

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GENEVA, Switzerland – Two elected tribal leaders from the United States, Dr. Monica Mayer from the Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation on the Fort Berthold Reservation and Nathaniel Brown from the Navajo Nation, addressed the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland, on ...

Bill proposes housing incentives for volunteer first responders

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Firefighter organizations are welcoming legislation that would create housing incentives to help recruit and retain volunteer first responders. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-ND, recently introduced the Volunteer First Responder Housing Act to make home ownership easier for people who volunteer in ...

Cramer sets mobile office hours in Fessenden, Carrington

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WASHINGTON – Congressman Kevin Cramer has scheduled mobile office hours in Fessenden and Carrington on Sept. 28. Mobile office hours allow constituents to receive assistance with casework from the Cramer’s staff. Individuals from the Fessenden and Carrington areas are encouraged to stop ...

Support group forms for addiction recovery

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A support group for area residents in addiction recovery has been formed in Minot to provide support and education. The faith-based Supporting North Dakota meets Mondays at 7 p.m. at Eagles Wings Community Fellowship at 101 16th St. SW. “You are not alone in this disease of addiction, ...

USDA grants go to area communities

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture has awarded Rural Development grants to four North Dakota communities, according to Congressman Kevin Cramer, R-ND. New Rockford-Sheyenne School District was awarded $52,400 to be used with funds raised by the district and a grant from Otto Bremer Trust to ...

4-H enrollment under way

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It is that time of year again when the new 4-H year begins and enrollment gets started. For those who do not know what 4-H is, it is a youth organization that promotes leadership and hands-on learning. Important life skills including citizenship, personal development and healthy lifestyle are ...

Minot State reports official fall enrollment

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Overall enrollment is down 5.7 percent at Minot State University for the fall semester, according to a press release. Minot State University reported final fall enrollment on Tuesday. The university did report an upward trend in new freshman students. For the third consecutive year, Minot ...

Man sentenced to time served, probation, for multiple charges

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A 58-year-old Minot man was sentenced to time served and probation for assaulting a woman and preventing her from calling 911 in June and then driving drunk in her car. William Joseph Ulledahl pleaded guilty on Wednesday in district court in Minot to Class A misdemeanor simple assault, Class ...

Enrollment up at Williston State College

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WILLISTON – Enrollment is up at Williston State College with 1,098 registered students according to census totals released Tuesday, according to a press release from the college. The number represents a 5.68 increase from the fall of 2016. Some 885 students are from North Dakota while 104 ...

A yellow collection boom designed to contain a spill of diesel fuel lies on the water of a dead loop of the Souris River. The fuel leak was first noticed about noon Tuesday in the area where the county’s new jail in being constructed.

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Pipeline leak troublesome

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Any leak of diesel fuel is not good but at least the spill discovered in Minot Tuesday didn’t appear to be significant. However, as of late Wednesday, the exact source of the spill was still being sought. The City of Minot notified Ward County on Tuesday of diesel fuel that had entered a ...

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Local Cash Grain (Thursday’s Quotations) These quotations are averages based on Minneapolis cash prices of the day by CHS SunPrairie elevator in Minot. Spring wheat, 5.24 Winter wheat, 3.30 Soybeans, 8.66 Corn, 2.65 NuSun sunflowers, 14.65 Canola, 16.45 Durum, ...

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Deer graze in Rosehill Cemetery in southeast Minot.

City to crack down on nuisance animals

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Chased out of parks and robbed of garden produce, Minot residents have had it when it comes to over-populated wildlife. “People are literally getting run out of the parks and they don’t want to come back to golf,” Park Board member Chuck Emery said of the city’s goose problem. Diann ...

Marguerite L. Chambers

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March 21, 1922-Sept. 19, 2017 Eastport, ME and Minot, ND – Marguerite Louise Chambers, 95, passed away Tuesday, September 19, 2017 in Eastport following declin-ing health. Marguerite was born on a farm in southwest Minot, ND on March 21, 1922, daughter of Walter ...