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ND State Fair releases goat show results

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The North Dakota State Fair has announced results from its goat show. Winning exhibitors in the Boer Goats Junior Show were as follows. Breeding percentage does: overall Grand Champion, Rhea Liab of Mercer; overall Reserve Grand Champion, Brekka Berger of Stanton. Breeding ...

Beef winners announced at ND State Fair

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The North Dakota State Fair has announced its Beef Show and Junior Beef Show results. Winning animal exhibitors were as follows. Open Angus: Champion bull, Dustin Frey of Granville; Reserve bull, Kelsey Vandeberghe of Cleveland; Champion female, Rylee Erdmann of Lisbon; Reserve female, ...

Jesse Hoffner, Minot, charged with felony DUI

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A 52-year-old Minot man arrested on July 3 and charged with driving under the influence of methamphetamine is facing a Class C felony DUI charge, for a fourth or greater offense of driving under the influence within 15 years. Jesse Aaron Hoffner is also charged with Class A misdemeanor ...

Randy Ihli, Minot, charged with intent to deliver marijuana

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Randy Lee Ihli, Minot, is charged with Class B felony intent to deliver marijuana. Ihli was arrested and charged following a traffic stop in northwest Minot at 8:47 p.m. Tuesday evening, according to a probable cause affidavit filed with the court. Ihli was allegedly speeding. The officer ...

Problem animals get council’s attention

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After months of working out the language, the Minot City Council soon could be adopting a stronger ordinance against bad dogs. The council will meet as committee of the whole at 4:15 p.m. today in City Hall to discuss a proposed dangerous animals ordinance. A city committee headed by ...

Trinity Health physicians receive awards

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Several Trinity Health physicians have been recognized for excellence by Trinity Health and the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences in Grand Forks, according to a press release from Trinity. Bahram Nico, MD, and Mark Noel, DO, were named Trinity Health Physician ...

Zachary Holmgren, Minot, sentenced for sexually abusing boy

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Zachary Edward Holmgren, 35, Minot, will serve 10 years in prison for sexually abusing a young boy last year. Holmgren had previously pleaded guilty to Class A felony gross sexual imposition and Class C felony surreptitious intrusion. North Central District Court Judge Stacy Louser sentenced ...

Vehicle with victim inside found in Lake Sakakawea on Tuesday

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Update: The vehicle was found at New Town in the area of 40th Street, west of ND Highway 1804. The FBI has confirmed a vehicle with a victim inside was found in Lake Sakakawea on the Fort Berthold Reservation on Tuesday. Michael Kulstad, a spokesman for the FBI in Minneapolis, said it has ...

Mexico plane hit sudden, violent storm before crash

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DURANGO, Mexico (AP) — It began with a strong burst of wind and pounding hail that pummeled the Aeromexico jetliner minutes after takeoff in northern Mexico then sent it smashing belly-down onto a field near the runway. Frightened passengers scrambled to flee as flames and blinding black ...

Super Duper Reading Fun Day coming Aug. 9

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The Minot Recreation Commission will hold its Super Duper Reading Fun Day Thursday, Aug. 9, with a visit from the Souris Valley Sabre Dogs. The event runs from 10 a.m. to noon at the east end of the South Hill Softball Complex. All ages, from infants to adults, are invited for a day of games, ...

One person in custody after shooting in Rolette

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One person was taken into custody following an eight hour standoff in Rolette on Tuesday, according to a posting on the Facebook page of the Rolette County Sheriff’s Department. According to the post, shots were fired shortly after 1 a.m. Tuesday. No further information was released.

Fair releases results from plants, flowers show

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The North Dakota State Fair has announced winners in the plants and flowers shows. Blue ribbon awards for First Show were as follows. – Douglas Fursteneau of Minot: calendulas, large dahlia, single marigolds, multiflora doubles petunias, sunflowers, other annual. – Stephen Wharton of ...

On the way up

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A 1.5 million gallon water tank is being lifted into position at the top of a pedestal Monday in northwest Minot. The tower, behind Marketplace Foods on North Hill, will serve a portion of Minot that has grown with the construction of new housing and a middle school. It has three times the ...

Stud-a-thon kicks off in August

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Habitat for Humanity-Northern Lights is giving people a chance to show off their creativity while supporting construction of its next newest house in Minot. Habitat for Humanity is holding a Stud-a-thon from August through March. Individuals or businesses can paint a scene or design on a ...

Tim McGraw, Rascal Flatts to headline 2019 State Fair

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This year’s North Dakota State Fair has come to a close but plans are already in the works for next year’s entertainment headliners. Next year’s headliners will be country music singer Tim McGraw and country band Rascal Flatts. Minot Mayor Shaun Sipma made the announcement at Friday ...

Trial set to begin for ex-Trump campaign chairman Manafort

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Two questions loom large as Paul Manafort prepares to walk into a federal courtroom Tuesday: Will Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman spend what effectively could be the rest of his life in prison? Or will special counsel Robert Mueller be handed a defeat in his ...