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Trump ‘looking into’ 3D guns issue

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump tweeted on Tuesday he is consulting with the National Rifle Association over whether it makes sense for a Texas company to publish downloadable blueprints for a 3D-printed gun. Trump tweeted he is “looking into 3-D Plastic Guns being sold to the ...

Animals, crops suffering as Europe’s heatwave hits new highs

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BERLIN (AP) — The heatwave gripping large stretches of Europe has already been blamed for deadly forest fires and crop failures. Now freshwater fish could be its next victims. Some regions in Germany sweltered as the mercury hit 39 degrees Celsius (102 F,) and the German Meteorological ...

‘M.A.S.H.’ star Alan Alda reveals he has Parkinson’s disease

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NEW YORK (AP) — Actor Alan Alda says he has Parkinson’s disease. Appearing Tuesday on “CBS This Morning,” the former “M.A.S.H.” star said he was diagnosed with the neurodegenerative disorder three and a half years ago. Alda says he expects a tabloid will soon publish a story about ...

Kraus pleads guilty to assaulting stepfather

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A judge balked at a plea deal recommendation for a woman who slashed her stepfather with a keychain and partially sliced off the tip of his nose on Dec. 1, 2017 while he was driving her within Minot. Sabrina Cheney Kraus, 45, pleaded guilty to Class C felony aggravated assault on Monday ...

Clint Gilstad charged with aggravated assault

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Clint Gilstad, 42, Minot, is accused of assaulting a woman during a domestic dispute on Sunday. Gilstad is charged with Class C felony aggravated assault in district court in Minot. According to the probable cause affidavit filed with the court, the woman accused Gilstad of shoving her into ...

Charges dropped against Rodrique Welton

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The state has dismissed charges against a man who had been accused of burglarizing the home of his ex-girlfriend’s current boyfriend last fall and telling police the other man possessed child pornography. Rodrique Alexander Welton had been charged with Class B felony burglary and Class A ...

Activities planned at Fort Stevenson State Park Saturday

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GARRISON – Fort Stevenson State Park will host an evening of entertainment in the Garrison Bay Marina on Saturday. Club de Skinautique from Bottineau will put on a show featuring trick water skiing, pyramids and jumps. The show starts at 5 p.m. and goes until 6:30 p.m. Afterward people can ...

Women’s United’s 3rd Annual Luncheon set for August 22

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Women United members will hold their third Annual Luncheon on Wednesday, Aug. 22, at 11:30 a.m. in the Grand Hotel, Minot. The luncheon will highlight accomplishments of Women United during this past year and have a message from Amy Roloff, most known for her role in her hit TLC show ...

$250,000 Hole in One Shoot Out planned in September

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Souris Valley United Way is teaming up with Farmers Union Insurance, Ressler-Sipma-Beuchler Agency, for the third Annual Hole in One Shootout. The four-day event is open to everyone, whether a golfer or not. Those interested can stop by the Minot Country Club and try making the target area ...

Some work for money, others for hobby

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Do you or someone you know have an unwanted record collection? Do you or someone you know like to purchase and collect records? If the answer is yes to either of these, look toward Mike Lucareli. Lucareli was given a record collection that held 500 items from his parents. He decided to sell a ...

Army chaplains remembered

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BOTTINEAU – There is a monument here tucked into the corner on the grounds of St. Mark’s Catholic Church. It is a memorial to four chaplains who died together during the early days of World War II. Their story is a remarkable one of selfless sacrifice and deep faith. The four Army ...

State Fair produce ribbon winners announced

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The North Dakota State Fair has announced results of its agriculture, fruits and vegetable shows. Results include the following blue ribbon winners. – Grain & Forage Bundles: Sawyer Brossart, Rugby; Peggy Walter and Mark Weslie, both Minot. – Field Crops & Grains: Tegan Lee, ...

Thousands more flee wildfires as deadliest blaze slows down

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REDDING, Calif. (AP) — Thousands more people fled their homes after wildfires surged near a small lake town in Northern California, and the advance of the state’s largest, deadliest blaze slowed slightly after days of explosive growth, authorities said. In all, more than 10,000 people were ...

50 years on, McDonald’s and fast-food evolve around Big Mac

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NEW YORK (AP) — McDonald’s is fighting to hold onto customers as the Big Mac turns 50, but it isn’t changing the makings of its most famous burger. The company is celebrating the 1968 national launch of the double-decker sandwich whose ingredients of “two all-beef patties, special ...

Report: Malaysia Airlines plane could have been hijacked

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PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia (AP) — A Malaysian-led independent investigation report released Monday, more than four years after Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 disappeared, highlighted shortcomings in the government’s response and raised the possibility of “intervention by a third party.” The ...

Baesler: Schools maintain strong safety record

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State Superintendent of Public Instruction Kirsten Baesler said in a press release Friday that North Dakota’s reputation for safe public schools has been affirmed by a recent report that the state has no “persistently dangerous” schools within its borders. Each year, the U.S. Department ...

Pedestrian identified in highway fatality

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A pedestrian killed on U.S. Highway 83 after being struck by a motorist Saturday has been identified as Jordan Hagerott, 30, of Mandan. According to the North Dakota Highway Patrol, Hagerott was walking from Minot to Mandan and was in the roadway at the crest of a hill about 15 miles south of ...

Open to visitors

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MINOT AIR FORCE BASE – It’s one of the biggest showings of military aircraft in North Dakota, along with its showing of a number of civilian aircraft and other activities. Northern Neighbors Day Air & Space Show, an open house and airshow, at Minot Air Force Base is set for Saturday, ...

Fair superintendent retires after 20 years

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For 20 years, Fern Laudenschlager has been coordinating the open class food and needlework exhibits at the North Dakota State Fair. But this is her last year as she stepped down following the recent nine-day run of the fair in Minot to hand the Food and Needlework superintendent position off ...