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Trump to campaign for Republican in Kentucky US House race

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump made plans to spend another Saturday night on the road, this time campaigning for a three-term Republican congressman from Kentucky who is facing a strong challenge in one of the most closely watched U.S. House races. Rep. Andy Barr wants a fourth ...

Freed American pastor prays for Trump in Oval Office

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(AP) - American pastor Andrew Brunson, recently freed after nearly two years of detention in Turkey, has asked God for “supernatural wisdom” for President Donald Trump. Trump and Brunson met Saturday at the White House shortly after Brunson returned to the U.S. Brunson told Trump that ...

Trump to meet Saturday with American pastor freed by Turkey

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said he looked forward to Saturday’s Oval Office meeting with Andrew Brunson, the American pastor whose release after nearly two years of detention in Turkey was a diplomatic triumph for Trump. “It will be wonderful to see and meet him. He is a ...

Rock Vanzandt, Minot, sentenced for criminal trespass

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Rock Bennett Vanzandt, 55, Minot, was sentenced Thursday to one year in prison, all suspended but the 49 days he already served, and two years of supervised probation for trespassing at his girlfriend’s house on April 17. Vanzandt pleaded guilty to a Class C felony in district ...

Dayne Hiller, Surrey, sentenced for stealing from former employer

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Dayne Matthew Hiller, 25, Surrey, was sentenced on Monday to a year in prison, all suspended but the 42 days he already served, and two years of supervised probation for stealing from his former employer last December. If Hiller successfully completes the terms of the sentence, it will be ...

Viola WiseSpirit sentenced for possession of stolen truck

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Viola Shaundel WiseSpirit, 23, Bismarck, was sentenced Tuesday to a year in jail, all suspended but the 11 days she already served, and three years supervised probation for being in possession of a stolen truck on Feb. 2, 2017, in Minot. Judge Stacy Louser also ordered WiseSpirit to obtain a ...

Glen Gillstrap, Mohall, charged with 6th actual physical control

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Glen Gillstrap, 52, Mohall, is charged with a sixth offense of actual physical control of a motor vehicle on Oct. 4 after he was allegedly found passed out behind the wheel of a car in the Walmart parking lot in Minot that afternoon. Gillstrap is charged with a Class C felony in district ...

Third Street SE to be temporarily closed at Burdick Expressway

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Third Street Southeast will be temporarily closed at Burdick Expressway beginning Wednesday as crews perform paving work within the intersection. City Engineer Lance Meyer said he expects the mill and overlay work to take about two days to complete. Vehicle traffic on Burdick Expressway will ...

Knife River Indian Villages site making upgrades

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STANTON – Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site is making some upgrades. The Visitor Center will be closed Wednesday for sewer line repairs. The earthlodge, park grounds and trails will be open as usual. It is anticipated the repairs will be completed in one day and regular ...

Minot to benefit in hub city proposal

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A legislative proposal estimated to provide more than $12 million for The City of Minot next biennium in hub city funding would be a significant increase, based on current receipts. Figures available Friday from the city showed $4.1 million received during the 12 months ending August 2018. ...

Brass Band performs fall favorites

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The Brass Band of Minot will present its annual Fall Favorites Concert on Sunday at 4 p.m. in Ann Nicole Nelson Hall. The band is directed by Gordon Troxel. Music to be performed will include St. Louis Blues, Russian Circus Music, Robin Hood, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Ride of the ...

Names released of those in 2-vehicle accident

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NEW SALEM – The North Dakota Highway Patrol has identified a man who died in a two-vehicle accident on Interstate 94, 10 miles east of New Salem, on Thursday. Karl Freadhoff Jr., 79, New Salem, died in the accident. His vehicle was struck by another vehicle driven by John Soward, 37, Hazen. ...

Newspaper says Turkey has audio of journalist’s alleged killing

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ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish officials have an audio recording of the alleged killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi from the Apple Watch he wore when he walked into the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul over a week ago, a pro-government Turkish newspaper reported Saturday. The new claim published by ...

Millions more for Minot

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The amount of hub city money coming to Minot would nearly double under a formula being proposed in legislation outlined by legislators at a news conference Thursday in Minot. Dubbed “Operation Prairie Dog,” the proposal as explained by Senate Majority Leader Rich Wardner, R-Dickinson, and ...

El Nino on the way

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It is beginning to look more and more like the winter ahead will be a favorable one. The latest El Nino outlook issued by the Climate Prediction Center says all indicators are that El Nino continues to form, much as it has been doing for several months. El Nino is a warming of Pacific Ocean ...

New Chemistry option at Minot State

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Knowledge in both medicinal and non-medicinal chemistry is a growing need all across the country and Minot State University is taking the step to help meet the call. Beginning in their spring semester of 2019, a new option under their BA in Chemistry will be offered: Medicinal Plant ...

ND Native Veterans Honor Flight planned for nation’s capital

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About 112 veterans, including from Minot and area, will be taking part in an Honor Flight to Washington, D.C., this month. The North Dakota Native Veterans Honor Flight is sponsored by N.D. tribes and casinos, and other donors including the National Honor Flight Network. Beth Bouley, Grand ...

Turkish court convicts American pastor, allows him to leave country

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ALIAGA, Turkey (AP) — A Turkish court on Friday convicted an American pastor of terror charges but released him from house arrest and allowed him to leave Turkey, a move that’s likely to ease the tensions between Turkey and the United States. The court near the western city of Izmir ...