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Iran pressures Europe to do more to save the nuclear deal

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MUNICH (AP) — Europeans need to do more than talk if they want to preserve a deal meant to keep Tehran from obtaining a nuclear weapon after the unilateral withdrawal of the United States, Iran’s foreign minister said Sunday, slamming Washington as the “biggest source of ...

Public information meeting on sewer project Feb. 25

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The North Prairie Rural Water District will hold a public information meeting on a sewer expansion project at 7 p.m. Feb. 25 in the Bell School Gymnasium, Minot. Speakers will include the North Prairie Rural Water, the Minnesota Pump Works and First District Health Unit. – Andrea Johnson

Endowment fund accepting applications now

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The Minot Community Endowment Fund is accepting applications from nonprofits. With a total of $64,000 available, the Advisory Committee is encouraging any projects or programs no matter the size to apply. Applications for the Minot Community Endowment Fund must be submitted online only by ...

Hearing planned on proposed ND 1804 improvements

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WILLISTON – A public hearing on proposed improvements to N.D. Highway 1804 will be held Thursday from 5-7 p.m. in the Williston Community Library. The meeting will use an open house format with a formal presentation at 5:30 p.m. The proposed improvements to N.D. 1804 from Red Mike west to ...

Looking up

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North Dakota’s oil and gas production has hit new all-time high records, according to preliminary figures. In December, the most recent statistics available, oil production reached 1.4 million barrels a day. The state also produced 2.65 billion cubic feet a day of natural gas. The most ...

Men Rise Up

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Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church in Minot wants to help men reconnect with their faith and about what it means to be a man of God. They are taking part in the Men Rise Up challenge, which individual men and churches all over the world will be participating in this spring. Church member ...

Police: Aurora attacker used gun he shouldn’t have owned

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AURORA, Ill. (AP) — The man who opened fire and killed five co-workers including the plant manager, human resources manager and an intern working his first day at a suburban Chicago manufacturing warehouse, took a gun he wasn’t supposed to have to a job he was about to lose. Right after ...

State Department says Nauert out as pick for UN ambassador

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Heather Nauert, picked by President Donald Trump to be the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations but never officially nominated, has withdrawn from consideration, the State Department said. Nauert, a State Department spokeswoman, said in a department statement that ...

Chicago police: Jussie Smollett assault case has ‘shifted’

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CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police say “the trajectory of the investigation” into the reported attack on Jussie Smollett has shifted and they want to conduct another interview with the “Empire” actor. Chicago police late Friday released without charges two Nigerian brothers they had ...

No pictures allowed

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North Dakota House of Representatives legislation that may influence a bill working its way through the Senate, received a 74-16 vote from House members during the current legislative session this past Thursday afternoon. HB 1503 prohibits use of a device to “observe, record or photograph ...

Before or after Labor Day?

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School board members discussed three drafts of the school calendar for 2019-2020 on Thursday and saw advantages and disadvantages to each. The first draft would call for school to start on Aug. 22 and for classes to end on May 20, with graduation on Memorial Day Weekend. The second draft ...

James Douglas, White Earth, sentenced for sexual imposition

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James Earl Douglas, 47, White Earth, will serve 18 months in prison for punching and kicking his girlfriend and forcing her to perform oral sex on July 21, 2016. Douglas, who had originally been charged with Class AA felony gross sexual imposition, pleaded guilty in October to a reduced ...

Rihannon Whitebull, Minot, sentenced for delivery of heroin

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Rihannon Marie Whitebull, 31, Minot, will serve about two years in prison for delivery of heroin on Dec. 1, 2017. Court records show that Whitebull pleaded guilty on Thursday to the Class B felony charge.The state dismissed two other Class B felonies under the terms of a plea deal. Judge ...

Organizations merge to promote youth mental health

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FARGO –Imagine Thriving has merged with Lutheran Social Services of North Dakota, which will bolster the combined organization’s youth outreach efforts, LSSND announced Thursday. The Imagine Thriving brand will serve as the umbrella title for LSSND’s community behavioral health ...