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JAILGATE: Timeline

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Oct. 3, 2014 – Dustin Irwin, 25, Mandaree, is arrested for driving under suspension and outstanding warrants out of Grand Forks and Burleigh counties and booked into the Ward County Jail. Oct. 6, 2014 – Irwin dies shortly after a prisoner exchange with Burleigh County. Oct. 24, 2014 – ...

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Locals recall FEMA trailers

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In reality it wasn’t all bad. At least that’s the opinion of some who were forced to reside in small trailers supplied by the Federal Emergency Management Agency following the 2011 flood in Minot. The flood damaged thousands of homes, leaving many without a place to stay. Up stepped FEMA ...

Ochsner receives Kiwanis Division Star Award

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Gary Ochsner of Minot recently was awarded the Kiwanis Division Star for his involvement with the service organization and the Minot Golden K Kiwanis club. He has been a member of Golden K for eight years and has held positions including board member, finance committee chairman, club ...

Man killed near Des Lacs

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A man was killed when the pickup he was driving collided with a Burlington Northern train approximately 1.5 miles west of Des Lacs shortly before 2 p.m. Saturday. The identification of the deceased, listed as a 74-year-old man from Hollandale, Minn., was not immediately released by the North ...

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Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson met with airmen from Minot Air Force Base Thursday and Friday, shown in this photo by Senior Airman Apryl Hall.

SECAF visits Minot airmen

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Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson met with airmen from the 5th Bomb Wing, 91st Missile Wing and community leaders during her first visit as SECAF to Minot Air Force Base Thursday and Friday. Her visit highlighted the importance of readiness, cost-effective modernization and leading ...

ND senators welcome visit by Air Force secretary

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U.S. Sens. John Hoeven and Heidi Heitkamp welcomed the decision of U.S. Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson to visit Minot Air Force Base Friday. Hoeven had met with Wilson during her recent confirmation process, where he invited her to visit North Dakota and urged her to support modernizing ...

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Laurie Gotvaslee solicits comments at an addiction subcommittee meeting Thursday on a vision for treatment and family services.

Making a plan one subcommittee at a time

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Some of the barriers to addiction treatment in Minot lie in lack of things – lack of awareness about services, lack of housing options, lack of adequate coverage by insurance. Addiction counselors, social service agency representatives, recovering addicts and family members met Thursday to ...

Police seeking shooter in Minot

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Minot Police are asking for citizen help in a case of shots fired through the door of a Minot residence while a person was inside the dwelling. Police say they responded to a report of shots fired at 2:33 a.m. Friday into a mobile home in Gold Nugget Trailer Court. The suspect had fled the ...

WSI measure moves closer to petition stage

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A proposed ballot measure that would impact worker injury insurance in North Dakota is getting closer to the day when petitions could be on the street. Rep. Marvin Nelson, D-Rolla, said supporters are working on the final language and should have a measure committee named shortly. Once those ...

LeeWok Music & Arts Festival returns today

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OpenMIND is hosting its 3rd annual fundraiser event today. LeeWok Music & Arts Festival is an all ages event boasting all day live music from large regional artists Charlie Parr, D Mills and the Trills, Brothers Burn Mountain, Marigold and Al Scorch. Activities for the day will also ...

Area native receives top law enforcement award

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DICKINSON – Maj. Dave Wallace Sr. with the Stark County Sheriff’s Office was named Peace Officer of the Year for 2017 by the North Dakota Peace Officer’s Association at its annual convention in Bismarck in August. Wallace, a graduate of Des Lacs-Burlington High School, has been in law ...

Minot women selected for Change Network program

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Three Minot residents were selected to participate in the inaugural cohort of North Dakota Change Network, a program created by the Bush Foundation to enable North Dakotans to build their self-awareness, leadership abilities, and systems-change skill sets. Jessica Ackerman, Pam Karpenko and ...

Project prompts temporary road closure

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Construction on the Puppy Dog Phase 6 Sanitary Sewer Improvements project in southeast Minot will require a temporary detour route. The lift station phase of the project includes the closure of a portion of 37th Avenue SE from 55th Street SE to the U.S. Highway 52 Intersection to the east. ...

Game bird counts down considerably

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The state’s upland game hunting season opened Friday but bird populations have plummeted compared to what they were one year ago. R.J. Gross, upland game management biologist for the North Dakota Game and Fish Department, said recently completed roadside counts show Hungarian partridge ...

Humanities event to look at criminal justice system

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BISMARCK – A crime analyst and a prison reform advocate will be among speakers at “In Justice: Rethinking America’s Criminal Justice System” in Bismarck Sept. 23. Tom Gash, an international crime analyst and author of “Criminal: The Truth About Why People Do Bad Things” will be ...

Monsanto seeks to donate to organization chosen by farmers

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North Dakota farmers can enroll in the America’s Farmers Grow Communities program, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund, through Nov. 1 for a chance to direct a $2,500 donation to a local nonprofit organization. Since 2010, the Grow Communities program has given more than $26 million to ...

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Notice signs outside Minot High School-Souris River Campus are pictured on Thursday.

Police investigating man with gun incident at high school

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Minot police are investigating an incident where a man is reported to have had a gun exposed on his hip in the parking lot area of Minot High School-Souris River Campus. Capt. John Klug of the Minot Police Department declined to release more information Wednesday because it is an open ...

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Local Cash Grain (Friday’s Quotations) These quotations are averages based on Minneapolis cash prices of the day by CHS SunPrairie elevator in Minot. Spring wheat, 5.47 Winter wheat, 3.22 Soybeans, 8.57 Corn, 2.72 NuSun sunflowers, 14.90 Canola, 16.55 Durum, 6.50 Barley Malt, ...