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Cramer announces mobile office hours in Kenmare, Mohall

U.S. Sen. Kevin Cramer, R-ND, will hold mobile office hours in Kenmare and Mohall on Thursday, April 25. Members of his staff will be available to assist constituents with veterans and Social Security benefits, Medicare difficulties, immigration issues, military records or medals or ...

Tyler Desilets, Minot, sentenced to prison for delivery of oxycodone

Tyler Sage Desilets, 21, Minot, was sentenced Thursday to three years in prison, with a requirement that she serve 18 months, and three years of supervised probation for selling 10 oxycodone pills on May 4, 2018 for $600 to a confidential informant working for the Ward County Narcotics Task ...

Minot dispensary to open later this year

A company approved to provide medical marijuana in Minot says it plans to have a dispensary open by late summer or early fall. Grassroots Cannabis (GR Companies Inc.) won four dispensary licenses granted in North Dakota’s latest round, in Minot, Dickinson, Devils Lake and Jamestown. In a ...

John Deere joins Farm Rescue family of sponsors

HORACE – John Deere has joined the family of sponsors for Farm Rescue, a nonprofit organization that provides planting, haying, harvesting and livestock feeding assistance free of charge to farm and ranch families who have experienced a major illness, injury or natural disaster. John Deere ...

House revises, passes “No Trespass” bill, sends it back to Senate

One of the most contentious and hotly debated bills in the state Legislature was voted on Thursday in the North Dakota House of Representatives. Following lengthy floor debate Thursday afternoon, SB 2315, the “No Trespass” bill, passed in the House 55-38. The Senate had passed the bill ...

Marketplace and partners team to support animal shelter, food pantry

Marketplace Foods along with Purina and Spartan Nash donated 10,400 lbs. of dry cat and dog food to the Souris Valley Animal Shelter and Our Lady of Grace Food pantry. The food pantry accepted the cat and dog food for those families that need assistance to feed their animals. Joyce and Roger ...

Agency uses social media to promote Child Abuse Prevention Month activities

Prevent Child Abuse North Dakota is engaging with communities through social media to celebrate Child Abuse Prevention Month and sharing information about preventing child abuse and neglect. Throughout April, Prevent Child Abuse North Dakota will be sharing prevention tips, activities, and ...

Grouse observations blinds open

People interested in observing the mating rituals of the sharp-tailed grouse this spring are encouraged to call your local refuge and make an appointment for one of the blinds available. Appointments are required. With the coming of spring and warmer, sunny weather, the grouse become more ...

Minot airline boardings take off in 2019

Commercial airline boardings at the Minot airport were up nearly 9 percent in the first quarter of 2019, according to statistics from the North Dakota Aeronautics Commission. Figures show 39,624 boardings from January through March, which is higher than boarding numbers of the past two ...

Mark Asanidze, Minot, charged with intent to deliver cocaine

Mark Vladimir Asanidze, 24, Minot, is charged with intent to deliver cocaine, a Class B felony, possession of drug paraphernalia, a Class C felony, possession of drug paraphernalia, a Class A misdemeanor, and possession of marijuana, a Class B misdemeanor, in district court in ...

Kathryn Smith, Heidi Hale, Christopher Kuschel sentenced for burglary

Christopher Michael Kuschel, 32, and Heidi Marie Hale, 34, Minot, were each sentenced on Tuesday to 360 days in jail, all suspended but 10 days, and 360 days unsupervised probation for burglary. They were each also ordered to pay $1,100 in court costs and restitution and to have no contact with ...

Angela Miller, Arnegard, sentenced for theft of credit card

Angela Diane Miller, 46, Arnegard, was sentenced to a year in jail, all suspended but the seven days she has already served, and two years of supervised probation for stealing a credit card on Dec. 31. The state dismissed two other Class C felony theft charges and a Class A misdemeanor ...