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Some Guard members start arriving at US-Mexico border

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HOUSTON (AP) — Some National Guard members have started arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border with more expected as federal government officials seek ways to curtail illegal immigration. The Republican governors of Texas, Arizona and New Mexico on Monday committed 1,600 Guard members to the ...

Zuckerberg discloses Facebook working with Russia probe

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg disclosed Tuesday his company is “working with” special counsel Robert Mueller in the federal probe of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential campaign — and working hard to change its own operations after the harvesting of users’ ...

Four file for school board

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Four people have filed to run for the Minot Public School Board. Incumbents Steve Velk and Laura Mihalick are running, as are new candidates Michael Carswell and Miranda Schuler. Two four-year seats are up for election on June 12. Successful candidates will take office July 1. Schuler, an ...

Event organizer files defamation suit against AG

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A Minot woman is suing North Dakota’s Attorney General for defamation in the ongoing court battle connected to a consumer fraud investigation. Terpsehore Maras Lindeman filed a defamation complaint in North Central District Court Friday against Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem. Maras ...

Minot woman charged with assaulting officer

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A 29-year-old inmate at the Ward County Jail is accused of punching a female correctional officer in the face at the jail on Saturday afternoon and breaking a television in her cell block. Devyn Ann Drake is charged with simple assault on a correctional officer, a Class C felony, and criminal ...

Deer slayer pleads guilty, fined

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Daryl Klein, 62, Balta, has pled guilty to seven counts of unlawful taking of big game animal in Northeast District court in Rugby. Judge Michael Hurly ordered that Klein pay fines and fees totaling $2,825, have his hunting privileges suspended for two years as of April 6 of this year and ...

Minot woman accused of striking correctional officer

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A 29-year-old Minot woman is accused of striking a male Ward County Jail correctional officer across the face when she was being escorted to a cell on Sunday. Margret Millian Diallo Couch is charged with simple assault on a peace officer, a Class C felony, in district court in ...

Man charged with beating, choking girlfriend

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A 30-year-old Minot man is accused of beating and choking his girlfriend during a domestic altercation on Saturday evening. Jacob Shawn Wiedmer is charged in district court in Minot with aggravated assault-domestic violence. According to the probable cause affidavit filed with the court, ...

Man charged with aggravated assault

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A 35-year-old Minot man is accused of beating and choking his girlfriend during a domestic altercation last week. Ryan Neuhalfen is charged with aggravated assault-domestic violence, a Class C felony, in district court in Minot. According to a probable cause affidavit filed with the court, ...

Woman sentenced for child neglect

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An 18-year-old Minot woman was placed on supervised probation for two years for allegedly exposing her 1-year-old son to drugs in December. Angelia Deon Moton pleaded guilty to Class C felony child neglect on April 5 in district court in Minot. Court records show that Judge Gary Lee also ...

Vision Rehabilitation Specialists Help People Live Independently

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Underlying medical conditions, age-related changes in vision and injuries cause people to lose their vision. Each year, specially-trained vision rehabilitation specialists in North Dakota help over 900 people affected by blindness or significant vision loss to continue living independently in ...

Senator outlines future projects

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The facility is old and aging. It was constructed in 1984. Health issues there have even forced its closure a time or two due to dangerously high levels of copper and carbon monoxide. Fortunately, a new firing range is among several improvements coming to the Minot Air Force Base. Sen. John ...

From composing to singing to saxophone

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Minot State University works hard to give its students a good place to go and learn about what they want to do. For Erik Anderson, son of two MSU professors, Minot State has helped him follow his musical passion tremendously. Studying to get a Bachelor of Arts in Music Performance with a ...

Israel blamed for missile strike in Syria; 14 reported dead

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BEIRUT (AP) — Russia and the Syrian military blamed Israel for a pre-dawn missile attack Monday on a Syrian air base that reportedly killed 14 people, including three Iranians, while international condemnation grew over a suspected poison gas attack over the weekend that was said to be ...

Mattis faults Russia on Syria, won’t rule out US strike

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WASHINGTON (AP) — As President Donald Trump considered U.S. options in Syria, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Monday took aim at Russia for what he suggested was its failure to ensure the elimination of Syria’s chemical weapons arsenal. The Pentagon chief said he would not rule out a U.S. ...

Facebook users to learn if they were part of privacy scandal

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NEW YORK (AP) — Get ready to find out if your Facebook data has been swept up in the Cambridge Analytica scandal. Starting Monday, the 87 million users who might have had their data shared with Cambridge Analytica will get a detailed message on their news feeds. Facebook says most of the ...

Discovery in the Magic City

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The Minot Park Board called a special meeting Thursday to discuss a partnership with the Magic City Discovery Center, which is seeking to build a permanent children’s museum in Minot. By the end of the meeting, the lease agreement was unanimously approved. The Magic City Discovery Center ...

Board approves schedule for professional learning dates

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The Minot Public School Board voted 3-2 Thursday to approve a professional development schedule for the 2018-2019 school year that calls for a combination of early dismissals and late school starts. The schedule had been the topic of much discussion at last month’s board meeting. Board ...