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Battle of the Badges to begin May 21

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United Blood Services is bringing its annual “Battle of the Badges” Blood Drive on May 21 and running through May 24 to see who can raise more money: Team Law or Team Fire. As the largest blood drive the United Blood Services puts on every year, the police and firefighters of Minot unite ...

Robbery suspect nabbed at Des Lacs

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Berthold police apprehended a suspect in a Williston robbery Wednesday afternoon, according to a press release. Travis Nevarez, 21, Williston, and Kylie Wold, 29, Williston, were taken into custody following a high speed pursuit through the Berthold and Des Lacs area. Berthold Police Chief Al ...

Williston State College fall schedule released

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Gearing up for the upcoming fall semester, Williston State College has released its summer and fall 2018 course schedules, opened its housing application, and scheduled four registrations days, according to a press release. Registration days assist students after they make their initial ...

Minot man charged with aggravated assault

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A 20-year-old Minot man is accused of choking his ex-girlfriend during a domestic dispute on Wednesday. Errol Malone is charged with aggravated assault, a Class C felony, in district court in Minot. According to a probable cause affidavit filed with the court, Malone was collecting his ...

Hockey game raises nearly $14,000 for local family

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The Magic City pulled together and did something truly magical Friday, March 30, for a local family. A charity hockey game was organized for the Scarlett Schneider medical fund, where the community was able to raise $13,926. Scarlett Schneider, daughter of Becky and Sheldon Schneider, ...

Cook at Rugby jail accused of having sex with female inmate

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A 51-year-old Towner man is accused of having a sexual relationship with a female inmate at the Heart of America Correctional Center in Rugby when he was working there as a cook. Marcelo Revelero Lara is charged with sexual abuse of a ward, a Class C felony, in district court in Pierce ...

Deadline to apply to run for school board is Monday

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Four people have applied to run for the Minot Public School board as of Friday afternoon. They are incumbents Steve Velk and Laura Mihalick and new candidates Michael Carswell and Miranda Schuler. Two four year seats are currently up for election. The deadline to file a statement of ...

Heroin dealer sentenced

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A 20-year-old Minot man will serve three years in prison for intent to deal heroin in Minot in December 2017. Robby Mitchell Welcher pleaded guilty Monday in district court in Minot to possession of heroin with intent to deliver, a Class A felony, and Judge Gary Lee sentenced him to six ...

Minot woman pleads guilty to misdemeanor menacing

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A 25-year-old Burlington woman pleaded guilty to Class A misdemeanor menacing in district court in Minot. Aman-da Lee Picolo had originally been charged with Class C felony terrorizing, but the state offered a plea deal that reduced the charge. A prosecutor and Picolo’s lawyer both said ...

Cramer’s office to hold mobile office hours in Center & McClusky

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Congressman Kevin Cramer has scheduled mobile office hours in Center and McClusky on Tuesday, April 17. The hours are 10:30-11:30 a.m. at the Betty Hagel Memorial Civic Center, 312 N. Lincoln Ave., Center; and 1-2 p.m. at the Sheridan County Courthouse County Commissioner’s Room, 215 2nd ...

International Military Ball set for April 14

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The annual International Military Ball, now in its 30th year, will be held Saturday, April 14, in the Grand Hotel in Minot. A formal black tie event, the event is sponsored by the Minot Area Chamber of Commerce’s Military Affairs Committee and Minot Air Force Base. A social begins at 6 ...

Spring cleaning volunteers needed at music camp

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Volunteers are needed to help open, clean and repair the 71 buildings of the International Music Camp campus in the International Peace Garden near Dunseith. Anchored by an all-volunteer group of adults, the weekend gives opportunities for camp patrons and families to lend their cleaning ...

TGU-Towner third quarter honor roll 2017-18

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Highest honors Grade 12: Zachary Bryn, Katie Cargo, Lorissa Deibert, Tayte Goodman, Tayton Hjelmstad, Haylee Jones, Caitlyn Jungberg, Charlynn Klebe, James Rosencrans. Grade 11: Brooke Bailey, Garrett Bailey, Kathryn Dragseth, Kaylee Follman, Andy Lindstrom, Shayden Luna, Gracie ...

Huey Lewis and The News and Alabama to perform at Hostfest

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Hostfest has officially announced two more acts to their Great Hall of the Vikings lineup. Newly announced acts include American rock and roll band Huey Lewis and The News and the band that has changed Country music forever, Alabama. These acts join already announced Tanya Tucker and The ...

Attorney General outlines fraud investigation

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Allegations of consumer fraud – not harassment and conspiracy – are behind an investigation of a Minot event organizer, North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem said Wednesday. Stenehjem released information regarding an investigation into alleged violations of the consumer fraud laws ...

Man pleads not guilty to raping girl at gunpoint

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A 20-year-old Belcourt man pleaded not guilty Tuesday to raping a 16-year-old girl at gunpoint in September 2016. Demitri Gourneau is charged with Class AA felony gross sexual imposition in district court in Minot. According to a probable cause affidavit filed with the court, Gourneau, who ...

Woman sentenced for stealing puppy from pet store

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A 25-year-old Berthold woman stole a puppy from Pet Parade in Minot on Tuesday evening. Tori Jean Francis pleaded guilty to Class A misdemeanor possession of stolen property in district court in Minot on Wednesday, according to court records. Judge Gary Lee sentenced her to 10 days in jail, ...

Trump says 2,000-4,000 troops needed at border with Mexico

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PHOENIX (AP) — President Donald Trump said Thursday that he wants to send 2,000 and 4,000 National Guard members to the U.S.-Mexico border to help federal officials fight illegal immigration and drug trafficking. Trump’s comments to reporters on Air Force One were his first estimate on ...

Trump expresses confidence in EPA chief as questions linger

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WASHINGTON (AP) — White House officials sounded increasingly doubtful Thursday about the future of embattled Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt, even as President Donald Trump appeared to throw him a public lifeline. Speaking Thursday to reporters aboard Air Force One, Trump ...