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Handful of subdivision homeowners seek information

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Minot’s city building inspection office has provided property file information to about five homeowners in Heidrich’s 1st Addition since concerns about contractor performance arose at a Minot City Council meeting Monday. The concerns related to construction by Heidrich Homes that deviated ...

City’s employee turnover rises in 2017

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Significant staff turnover among police officers and firefighters has reduced department experience and raised public safety costs, City Manager Tom Barry told the Minot City Council Monday. Overall, employee turnover in the City of Minot spiked toward the end of 2017 to boost the annual ...

Red Gerard wins United States’ 1st gold of games

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PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — A blustery morning wind had just about everyone scrambling in the men’s slopestyle event. Except for Red Gerard, who kept his footing all the way to the podium. Kicking off the second day of full events at the Pyeongchang Olympics, the 17-year-old ...

State files to revoke probation of Chelsea Erie

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The state has filed to revoke the probation of a 24-year-old woman who pleaded guilty to Class C felony child neglect after leaving her 3-year and 5-year-old children unattended in a running vehicle parked outside a Minot bar in December 2015. Chelsea Ann Erie had received a deferred ...

Parizek sentenced for dealing heroin

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A 28-year-old Minot man will serve about three years in prison for dealing heroin in Minot in October 2016 and for possession of drug paraphernalia in October 2016. Scott Ramon Parizek changed his plea to guilty on Friday in district court in Minot to two of several felony charges he was ...

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Airport director Rick Feltner, left, visits with Edward Montez Thursday at the open house preceding the mayor’s State of the City address at Magic City Campus.

State of City event leaves good impression

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City council members and the public give a largely positive review to Minot’s first State of the City event. Hosted by Magic City Campus on Thursday, the event featured a reception with food donated by local businesses, an open house put on by city departments and a message by Mayor Chuck ...

Widespread flu expected to continue for some time

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The number of flu cases has dropped slightly across the state but widespread flu is expected to continue for some time, according to the newest state report. The North Dakota Department of Health reports 748 cases of influenza – the flu – in North Dakota for the week ending Feb. 3. The ...

Erik Anderson of MSU wins First Annual Young Composers Competition

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The Minot Symphony Orchestra announces Erik M. Anderson, Minot, as the winner of its first annual Young Composers Competition with his original composition, “Prologue.” Anderson’s work will be featured at the March 10 Minot Symphony Orchestra concert at Ann Nicole Nelson Hall at Minot ...

Budget deal includes carbon capture legislation

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WASHINGTON – A budget deal passed by Congress and signed by the President Friday included a bipartison bill to encourage technological innovation in carbon capture utilization and storage while reducing carbon emissions. U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-ND, and three other senators took the lead ...

Smoke but no fire at courthouse when heating unit malfunctions

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The Minot Fire Department was called to the Ward County Courthouse Friday morning after a heating unit in a third floor office malfunctioned and started smoking. Glen Hardy, battalion chief, said there was no fire and the courthouse was not evacuated. “It didn’t even cause the alarm to ...

Budget deal makes more disaster assistance to agriculture

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WASHINGTON – Expanded assistance will be available to farmers, ranchers, and honey bee producers impacted by disasters with the passage of a budget deal by Congress. The budget deal removes the funding cap for the Emergency Livestock Assistance Program. The program is currently capped at ...