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First beams set on east Broadway Bridge

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The first set of beams are being placed this week on the east Broadway Bridge, as the contractor moves into the last months of work for 2017. In total, 56 beams will be placed on top of the piers and abutments on the site, forming the bottom layer of the roadway for this portion of the bridges ...

US stocks waver again as energy companies fall

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NEW YORK (AP) — Technology and energy companies skidded Friday while banks and insurers recovered some of their recent losses, leaving major U.S. indexes little changed on the day and moderately lower for the week. Credit monitoring company Equifax plunged after it disclosed a data breach ...

Man facing murder charge pleads guilty to unrelated offenses

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A man facing a murder charge in Williston was sentenced Wednesday to two years in prison by a district court judge in Minot for unrelated May 2016 and December 2016 incidents. Alex Kenny Eggleston, 27, entered an Alford plea Wednesday to simple assault on an emergency worker, a Class C ...

Shots fired

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Today at 2:33 a.m., Minot Police officers responded to a report of shots fired into a trailer in Gold Nugget Trailer Court. The suspect left the area prior to officers arriving on scene. The investigation showed 4 rounds were fired through the front door into the living room area of the ...

Inductees to Scandinavian-American Hall of Fame announced

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A Minot family business will join the Scandinavian-American Hall of Fame later this month during the Norsk Hostfest. The four-generation business, a Finnish chef and author, and a visionary technology and business leader will be honored at the annual award banquet Tuesday, Sept. 26 at ...

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Minot arts nonprofit promotes urban vitality

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The Minot Street Art Movement is on a mission to make Minot colorful. The movement has been around since 2015 and is a non-profit organization. It works with volunteers to promote urban vitality and access to public art in the Minot Downtown area. “We are trying to beautify downtown ...

Burlington woman accused of stalking former husband’s girlfriend

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A 48-year-old Burlington woman is accused of stalking a woman who is dating her former husband. Kathy Lou Schuler is charged with a Class C felony that carries a maximum sentence of five years in prison and a $10,000 fine. The charge was filed Aug. 2. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for ...

Dakota College at Bottineau to host self-defense class

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Dakota College at Bottineau Student Health Department will be hosting a self-defense class presented by Moore’s Martial Arts of Minot on Thursday, September 21 from 10-11 a.m. in the DCB gymnasium. This event is free and open to the public. Moore’s Martial Arts prides themselves on ...

Non-custodial mother accused of not returning children

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A 25-year-old Minot woman is accused of taking her children and failing to return them to relatives who have custody. Chelsea Erika Nelson, Fargo, is charged with Class C felony felonious restraint in district court in Minot. A Class C felony carries a maximum sentence of five years in prison ...

Minot State Veterans Services to host two events

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The Minot State University Veterans Services office will host a 9/11 remembrance moment of silence event and will dedicate a POW/MIA table display in the campus dining facility during the week of Sept. 11-15. The 9/11 remembrance moment of silence event will begin at 11 a.m. on the quad in ...

Three charged with child endangerment

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Three people are charged with child endangerment for allegedly using drugs in a residence with small children present on Wednesday. Eric Jordan Karridine, 26, Matthew Darwood White Bear, 29, and Harmony Stone-Woman Cornelius, 39, are all charged with Class C felony child ...

YWCA hosting second annual Zombie Run

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Would you survive being chased by zombies? Find out Sept. 16 at 4:30. The YWCA is hosting its second annual Zombie Run. You can sign up to be a runner or a zombie. Registration goes until the day of the event. For runners, the cost for registration is $30 for adult runners and $25 for ...

Local students attend Camp RYLA

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The 26th annual District 5580 Rotary Youth Leadership Awards Camp was held at the University of Minnesota, Crookston campus, July 9-15. A total of 141 RYLA campers attended this years camp, sponsored by 56 Rotary International Clubs from District 5580 in northern Minnesota, North Dakota, NW ...

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A crane still towers over the Renaissance ramp, where the city expects to close out its share of the construction as early as next month.

Ramp developer pays overdue rent just ahead of next payment

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The developer on Minot’s downtown parking ramps has come current on rent for 2016, but another payment is due next month. At Tuesday’s city council meeting, City Manager Tom Barry said Cypress Development has paid $257,500 that represented October 2016 rent. Cypress has been involved in ...

Local Markets 9-7

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Local Cash Grain (Thursday’s Quotations) These quotations are averages based on Minneapolis cash prices of the day by CHS SunPrairie elevator in Minot. Spring wheat, 5.55 Winter wheat, 3.22 Soybeans, 8.69 Corn, 2.70 NuSun sunflowers, 15.20 Canola, 16.80 Durum, ...

SkySkopes diverts pilots to disaster relief

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SkySkopes’ pilots have been deployed to Houston for flood disaster relief. SkySkopes President Matt Dunlevy told the Minot City Council Tuesday the use of unmanned aerial systems for disaster assistance is a new concept, and his company will be bringing knowledge gained back to Minot. The ...

US stocks end mixed as banks stumble; health care climbs

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NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes finished nearly back where they started Thursday as steep losses for banks and insurance companies were balanced out by gains in health care and technology companies. Banks skidded as bond yields reached their lowest levels of the year, which sent interest ...

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Orpheus comes to town

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On Friday and Sunday, dancers from Rinat Mouzafarov’s Institution of Dance and Ballet Theater will pair with the Western Plains Opera to perform Orpheus in the Underworld. Mouzafarov has worked with Western Plains Opera for 24 years and considers it a great honor. His dancers have worked ...