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Girl Power

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Girls at Sunnyside Elementary are raising money to help pay school tuition for one or more girls their age in Haiti. Some of the girls in the Girl Power group at Sunnyside have already had a chance to talk with girls at a school via Skype. Sunnyside students Emily Conlee, a fifth-grader, ...

Alexander has four-day week

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ALEXANDER – Alexander Public Schools have moved to a four-day week this school year, with great success, said superintendent Leslie McDonald. About 35 minutes have been added to each school day, which runs from 8 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. “It was tiring in the beginning,” McDonald ...

Trump to visit California fire scene as death toll rises

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PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — President Donald Trump heads to Northern California on Saturday to see firsthand the grief and devastation from the deadliest U.S. wildfire in a century, as confusion continued over how many people remain unaccounted for. Authorities confirmed a new death toll of 71 ...

10 days of post-governor race drama ends with Abrams’ speech

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ATLANTA (AP) — Democrat Stacey Abrams ended 10 days of post-election drama in Georgia’s closely watched and even more closely contested race for governor Friday, acknowledging Republican Brian Kemp as the victor while defiantly refusing to concede to the man she blamed for “gross ...

Pelosi claims she has votes, but race for speaker goes on

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats won the majority. Now they just need a speaker of the House. The standoff over Nancy Pelosi’s bid to regain the gavel intensified as Democrats left Washington for the Thanksgiving break in what has turned out to be an unsettling finish to an otherwise triumphant ...

Trump visits as California struggles to locate 1,000 people

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PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — President Donald Trump arrived in Northern California on Saturday to see firsthand the grief and devastation from the deadliest U.S. wildfire in a century amid confusion over how many people remain unaccounted for. Authorities confirmed a new death toll of 71 and say ...

Utah mayor killed in Afghanistan had ‘loved Afghan people’

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OGDEN, Utah (AP) — A Utah mayor killed while serving in the National Guard in Afghanistan had “loved the Afghan people” and was a man of conviction, confidence and compassion, family and military leaders said at a public funeral Saturday. Brent Taylor, 39, was a deeply patriotic man who ...

Jeremy Hull, Minot, sentenced for felon in possession of a firearm

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Jeremy Lee Hull, 33, Minot, was sentenced on Thursday to two years in prison, with a requirement that he serve 180 days, for unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon on Sept. 19. Hull pleaded guilty to the Class C felony charge on Thursday in district court in Minot before Judge Stacy ...

Minot man taken into custody by SWAT

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On Thursday at approximately 7:15 a.m., Minot police received a report indicating 37-year-old Blake Lund was in the middle of the street yelling. Lund had outstanding warrants out for his arrest including failing to appear for court in regards to multiple felony offenses. According to a ...

Wreaths Across America sponsors needed

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The local Wreaths Across America program is asking for help from the public to sponsor wreaths to reach the goal of 819 wreaths this year. Currently the program is short 221 wreaths, according to Richard Reuer, program coordinator. The wreaths will be placed at the graves of veterans in ...

Broadway bridge fully open

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Traffic kept flowing through two years of construction on the new Broadway Bridge, but it stopped for a moment Thursday to allow for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of the $21 million project. Tom Sorel, director of the North Dakota Department of Transportation, and ...

City decides no input needed

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Doubled fees for building permits in Minot’s extra-territorial area will remain in place, the Minot City Council has decided. Patti Eisenzimmer of rural Minot, who had requested last month that the council reconsider the fees, said she is dissatisfied with the way the city handled the ...

Latest winter outlook

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It sure looks good on a map. The reality remains to be seen. The Climate Prediction Center issued its monthly long-range temperature and precipitation outlooks Thursday. It contains very little change from earlier forecasts that North Dakota, and much of the United States, should experience ...

State releases final highway improvement plan for next four years

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Four-laning of the U.S. Highway 83 Bypass will stay on the North Dakota Department of Transportation’s program schedule for next year. The state released its 2019-2022 Final Statewide Transportation Improvement Program Wednesday. The City of Minot had been concerned after learning the ...

Trump says he answered written questions in Mueller probe

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he has answered written questions from special counsel Robert Mueller but hasn’t yet submitted them. Trump told reporters in the Oval Office on Friday that he answered the questions “very easily” this week but added that “you have to ...

Judge says White House must return CNN’s Jim Acosta’s credential

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge ordered the Trump administration on Friday to immediately return the White House press credentials of CNN reporter Jim Acosta, though a lawsuit over the credentials’ revocation is continuing. U.S. District Court Judge Timothy Kelly, an appointee of ...

DeVos proposes overhaul to campus sexual misconduct rules

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(AP) - Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Friday proposed a major overhaul to the way colleges and universities handle sexual misconduct complaints, adding protections for students accused of assault and harassment and narrowing which cases schools would be required to investigate. Under the ...

Salvation Army kettle campaign starts today

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The Salvation Army bell ringing campaign will begin today at 11 locations around Minot. Capt. Randy Stahl said the Salvation Army hopes to raise $120,000 this year to meet the great needs of individuals and families in the Minot area. Volunteers are also needed to ring bells. “We ask for ...

Judge dismisses Lister civil lawsuit

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North Central District Court Judge Todd Cresap has dismissed a lawsuit filed by a practicing Rastafarian whose baby daughter was briefly taken into foster care in Minot three years ago when the mother had a false positive test for methamphetamine. Shanika Lister’s baby daughter was born ...

Weather-related Announcements

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Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, 4:49 p.m. Travel Alert issued for Dickinson, Bismarck and surrounding areas The North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) along with the North Dakota Highway Patrol (NDHP) have issued a Travel Alert for portions of southwest and central North Dakota due to ...