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Alleged cocaine dealer charged

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A 33-year-old Minot man is accused of selling cocaine on three different occasions to a confidential informant working for the Ward County Narcotics Task Force. Bennie Coral Scobey Jr. is charged with three Class B felony counts of delivery of cocaine and one Class B felony count of ...

45th Annual Renaissance Christmas Feast

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The Minot Chamber Chorale will present their 45th Annual Renaissance Christmas Feast on Thursday - Saturday, November 30, Dec. 1-2, at the Holiday Inn Riverside. Make plans to welcome the holiday season at ‘The Feast’ with your friends or co-workers. The Chorale will be welcoming all prior ...

City offices closed Thursday

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All City of Minot offices will be closed Thursday in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday, induding city hall, public works, the Minot Municipal Auditorium and the engineering department. City buses will not run on Thursday and there will be no residential garbage collection on Thursday; ...

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Brian Kunz with Adolfson & Peterson Construction speaks at a ribbon-cutting ceremony in the Ward County jail expansion Monday.

New digs for jail inmates

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Ward County cut the ribbon Monday on a jail expansion that will begin taking its first inmates Dec. 15. Jail staff have been training to operate the new, 200-bed Ward County Detention Center, and the Ward County Sheriff’s Office has relocated into the building, which is attached to the ...

Mix of winter and warmth

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Minot’s Thanksgiving Day weather should be terrific, following a dash of winter. That’s the message from the National Weather Service in Bismarck. Adam Jones, Bismarck NWS meteorologist, says a fast moving system is expected to hit the region Wednesday and bring with it some adverse ...

Woman charged with trespass, forgery

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A 29-year-old Minot woman is accused of trespassing at a southeast Minot trailer on Friday, giving police a stolen driver’s license and lying about her identity, and being in possession of a glass pipe with drug residue. Carissa Sue Marcy was scheduled to make an initial appearance in ...

Man charged with felony indecent exposure

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A preliminary hearing is scheduled for Nov. 30 for a 48-year-old Fargo man charged with Class C felony indecent exposure in Minot. Stuart Duane Kelly was charged as a habitual offender, according to court records, because he has past felony convictions. Kelly is a high risk sex offender on ...

Traffic and alcohol saturation planned for northeastern North Dakota

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The North Dakota Highway Patrol in cooperation with sheriffs’ departments from Trail County, Grand Forks County, Walsh County, Pembina County, Nelson County, Ramsey County, Benson County, and Pierce County, will be conducting a traffic and alcohol saturation on Wednesday, according to a press ...

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Jack Kramer carefully tools a design into a piece of leather while his father applies varnish to the top of the cantle of a custom saddle.

A skilled saddle maker

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DENBIGH – The skill and craftsmanship is evident in every saddle he builds. Not only must a custom-made saddle from Sandhills Saddlery be as comfortable as possible for both cowboy and horse, it must be eye-catching too. Shawn Kramer takes pride in every saddle that leaves his shop. ...

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Dr. Don Bartlette visited Minot State Nov. 1, to begin the Native American Cultural Celebration month. Bartlette spoke on the one person in his community who helped him overcome hardships through love, acceptance and compassion.

Native American Cultural Celebration continues at MSU

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November is the Native American Cultural Celebration month at Minot State University. Events with special guests continue today. Earlier in the month, MSU welcomed Dr. Don Bartlette on Nov. 1 to kick off the celebration. Bartlette, author of “Macaroni at Midnight,” spoke in his ...

Minot Wreaths Across America program

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The deadline is Wednesday, Nov. 22, for anyone who would like to sponsor a wreath for the annual Minot Wreaths Across America program. Applications can be completed at the Rosehill Memorial Park office at 700 11th Avenue SE in Minot from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. today through Wednesday. Applications ...

Baesler explains changes in professional development days

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State Superintendent Kirsten Baesler has sent a statement to North Dakota school districts to answer recent questions about how they may schedule educator professional development days during the school year, according to a press release from her office. North Dakota schools are beginning to ...

Charles Manson, whose cult slayings horrified world, dies

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — In the summer of 1969, a scruffy ex-convict with a magnetic hold on young women sent some of his disciples into the night to carry out a series of gruesome killings in Los Angeles. In so doing, Charles Manson became the leering face of evil on front pages across America ...

White House open to striking health provision from tax bill

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says it’s willing to strike a health-care provision from Senate legislation to cut taxes and overhaul the tax code if the provision becomes an impediment to passing one of President Donald Trump’s top legislative priorities. The provision would repeal ...

Trump says US will declare North Korea a state sponsor of terror

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump announced Monday that the U.S. will designate North Korea as a state sponsor of terror amid heightened nuclear tensions on the Korean peninsula. Trump said the designation will impose further penalties on the country. He called it a long overdue ...

Cramer: Statement on Nebraska Approval of Keystone XL Pipeline

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Kevin Cramer issued the following statement today after the Nebraska Public Service Commission approved the route for the Keystone XL pipeline: “More than anything else the Keystone XL Pipeline is an important piece of energy security infrastructure. ...

Dakota Cattle Conference planned for Minot

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The Dakota Cattle Conference will be held Dec. 6-7 in the Holiday Inn Riverside in Minot. A premier cattle event in north central and northwestern North Dakota, for the conference North Dakota State University Extension Service is bringing together experts from the northern U.S. and Canada to ...

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7/S Splash 415 won reserve senior champion bull at the 2017 American Royal Super Point Roll of Victory (ROV) Angus Show, Oct. 28 in Kansas City, Mo. Madison Sundsbak of Des Lacs and Krebs Ranch, Gordon, Neb., own the winning bull.

Reserve senior champion bull

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Submitted Photo 7/S Splash 415 won reserve senior champion bull at the 2017 American Royal Super Point Roll of Victory (ROV) Angus Show, Oct. 28 in Kansas City, Mo. Madison Sundsbak of Des Lacs and Krebs Ranch, Gordon, Neb., own the winning bull.