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Woman sentenced to six months for stalking

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A 49-year-old Minot woman will serve six months in jail and three years of supervised probation for stalking her ex-husband’s girlfriend last year. Kathy Lou Schuler, formerly known as Kathy Lou Pearson, entered an Alford plea to the Class C felony charge on Wednesday in district court in ...

Hess Corp. and YMCA host picnic kickoff

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Hess Corp. and the Minot Family YMCA are pairing together to bring a new, free community event to the Minot area to encourage kids to unplug and play. On Wednesday, the two held a picnic to kick off “The Y’s Summer Unplugged” event that will run every Wednesday until Aug. 8. Families ...

High Water Mark Initiative sign to be unveiled June 25

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On the seventh anniversary of the 2011 Souris River flood, community leaders and federal partners will celebrate Minot’s resiliency by unveiling one of the signs from the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s High Water Mark Initiative. The event is scheduled for June 25 at noon at ...

Produced water spill occurs near Watford City

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WATFORD CITY – North Dakota Department of Health and N.D. Oil and Gas Division personnel are monitoring the investigation and remediation of a produced water spill in the Watford City area. According to the Health Department, the spill resulted from a pipeline leak about 15 miles southeast ...

Duncan accepted into faculty program at Parkinson’s Foundation

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Minot State University nursing instructor Renee Duncan has been accepted into the Edmond J. Safra Visiting Nurse Faculty program at the Parkinson’s Foundation in Golden Valley, Minn., according to a press release from Minot State. Duncan was one of 35 applicants selected into the 40-hour ...

Minot man sentenced for burglary

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A 19-year-old Minot man was ordered Wednesday to serve three years of supervised probation for burglarizing Dakota Strategies in Minot on Aug. 15, 2017. Thomas David Vera III pleaded guilty to Class C felony burglary in district court in Minot, according to court records. Judge Todd Cresap ...

Ward County Historical Society to hold chili cook-off

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The Ward County Historical Society will hold its first ever Cook Car Chili Challenge on Saturday, June 16, from 1 to 3 p.m., at the Pioneer Village Historical Museum, located on the southwest edge of the N.D. State Fairgrounds. Participants who think they make the best chili in Ward County ...

Public input sought on gathering place

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The City of Minot and Minot Park District will hold a public input meeting Wednesday, June 13, to gather ideas about activities and uses residents would like to see at a downtown gathering place. The meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. in the Oak Park Amphitheater. People are invited to share their ...

Three area communities receive drinking water program loans

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BISMARCK – Three area communities have been awarded loans from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund Program. The loans were awarded last month. — Arnegard: $1.75 million toward construction of the second phase of the city’s distribution system to supply a reliable source of drinking ...

Rising costs ahead

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Engaging in early discussion on the 2019 budget, Ward County commissioners identified rising expenses Tuesday that it will have to address when it comes to paring down the budget later this year. One out-of-the-ordinary expense will be a cost related to an appeal of the Federal Emergency ...

Stenehjem: Fake IRS Scam call made to the governor

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Scam artists left a recorded message for Gov. Doug Burgum Monday evening, according to a press release from the office of State Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem. According to the press release, scam artists use auto-dialers to place thousands of scam calls every day. The auto-dialer calls ...

Closing in on bad dogs

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Minot residents concerned about unfriendly dogs in the city shouldn’t have to wait much longer to see an initial draft of a dangerous animal ordinance. City staff are working on an ordinance as recommended by an ad hoc committee late last fall. City council member Shannon Straight, who ...

School safety discussed at impasse hearing

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One Minot elementary teacher told the state fact finding commission Tuesday that she has spent more than $1,000 this year on chiropractor bills after her back was sprained when a student pushed her last school year. The Minot Daily News is not identifying the teacher to avoid indirectly ...

Coming up quick

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The dramatic rise in Lake Sakakawea has exceeded earlier expectations. There’s more water entering the Missouri River system than anticipated. It is coming sooner than expected too. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says Sakakawea will enter its exclusive flood control zone sometime during ...

Republican gets spot in runoff for California governor

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — John Cox, a Republican business owner who has tried and failed for nearly two decades to win elected office, snagged a spot in the November runoff for California governor with the help of President Donald Trump, but that support could hurt him in the winner-take-all race ...