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Extension Master Gardener Program Accepting Applicants

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If you love gardening and sharing your knowledge with others, consider becoming a Master Gardener volunteer in collaboration with North Dakota State University Extension. The NDSU Extension Master Gardener Program is a volunteer service organization that beautifies communities, educates the ...

Public meeting set to discuss routes near Washington Elementary

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A public input meeting will be held on Oct. 23 to discuss proposed pedestrian improvements on routes near Washington Elementary in southeast Minot. The open house meeting is scheduled from 5 to 7 p.m. in Room 301 of the Minot Municipal Auditorium. The meeting will be an opportunity for ...

Deadline extended to comment in Souris River study

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The deadline for public input into a study on the management of the Souris River has been extended. Weather conditions have resulted in an prolonged and difficult harvest season for many producers in the Souris River basin, prompting the International Souris River Study Board to extend the ...

Emergency alert test sounds off on mobile phones nationwide

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Electronic devices across the United States sounded off Wednesday as the Federal Emergency Management Agency conducted its first-ever national wireless emergency alert test. The tone went off at 2:18 p.m. EDT. The subject of the alert read: “Presidential Alert” and text ...

Trump hails NAFTA revamp

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump hailed his revamped North American trade agreement with Canada and Mexico as a breakthrough for U.S. workers on Monday, vowing to sign it by late November. But it still faces a lengthy path to congressional approval after serving for two decades as a ...

ND delegation differs on trade deal

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Each member of the North Dakota delegation to Washington, D.C., issued statements in regard to the tentative trade pact finalized this week between the United States and Canada. While the new deal, encompassing trade between major partners the U.S., Mexico and Canada has been dubbed the ...

More cold, wet weather ahead

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Get used to it. At least for the next two weeks. Cripes. Cold, damp and wet weather is favored for our region through at least mid-October. That’s the latest outlook from the Climate Prediction Center. Ken Simosko, National Weather Service meteorologist in Bismarck, says the CPC has a ...

Robbery suspect at large

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Minot Police say they are searching for a suspect in a brazen daylight robbery that occurred Monday morning. The robbery was reported to police at 9:13 a.m. Monday in the area of the Wells Fargo Bank at 100 South Broadway. Police say a customer outside of the bank was approached by a black ...

Mark Judge’s lawyer says FBI interview completed

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Mark Judge, a high school friend of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, has completed his interview with FBI agents. His attorney, Barbara “Biz” Van Gelder, wouldn’t say Tuesday when the interview concluded or what Judge was asked. Judge is one of multiple people ...

Amazon ups hourly wage to $15, will advocate for higher pay

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NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon, which has faced political and economic pressure to raise pay for thousands of employees, is boosting its minimum wage for all U.S. workers to $15 per hour starting next month and said it will push for an increase in the federally mandated minimum wage, which now stands ...

Scientists from US, France, Canada win Nobel for laser work

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STOCKHOLM (AP) — Three scientists from the United States, Canada and France won the Nobel Prize in physics Tuesday for work with lasers described as revolutionary and bringing science fiction into reality. The American, Arthur Ashkin of Bell Laboratories in New Jersey, entered the record ...

Voters to decide on legalizing marijuana

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Legalizing recreational marijuana will be good for individual freedom, farmers and the criminal justice system, according to Measure 3 proponents. Opponents say the legalization proposed in Measure 3 will mean uncontrolled marijuana, with no source of revenue to handle any problems. Voters ...

Dot’s Pretzels, R.D. Offutt Company team up

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Dot’s Homestyle Pretzels and R.D. Offutt Company recently announced that the two North Dakota companies have teamed up. These companies may have started in different eras, but both began with similar entrepreneurial vision and were built on the same integrity-based principles. The ...

NDDOT requires bales removed by Nov. 1

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The North Dakota Department of Transportation is requiring all hay bales on highway rights of way be removed by Nov. 1. Hay bales remaining on rights of way after Nov. 1 will be removed as directed by the district engineer. The bales must be removed for snow management and safety reasons. ...

Logan Valgren, Gavin Braun charged with burglary

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Logan Patrick Valgren, 20, and his friend Gavin Braun, 21, Minot, are both charged with Class B felony burglary in district court in Minot and are accused of forcing their way into a room at the Baymont Inn and Suites early Saturday, where Valgren allegedly assaulted his former girlfriend and ...

Matthew Herschlip, Minot, accused of beating girlfriend

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Matthew Herschlip, 27, Minot, is accused of choking and punching his girlfriend multiple times in the face with his fists on Friday evening at a Minot trailer and knocking her unconscious during a domestic altercation. Herschlip is charged in district court in Minot with Class C felony ...

The lure of muskies

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COLEHARBOR – A fisherman casts an over-sized swimbait into about three feet of water and begins to retrieve it back to the boat — crazy stuff for hot weather in late August when fish are supposed to be enjoying the cool of the depths. Suddenly the sensation of a big fish on the line is ...