Minot Daily Newshttp://www.minotdailynews.comTop Headlinesen-usThu, 30 Jul 2015 01:47:41 EDTThu, 30 Jul 2015 01:47:41 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssBlowin' in the windhttp://www.minotdailynews.com/page/content.detail/id/624042.htmlResidents of Minot and many other communities were cleaning up the debris, mainly toppled trees and blown off branches, Wednesday following a strong wind storm.Thu, 30 Jul 2015 00:00:00 EDTWind could be hard on cropshttp://www.minotdailynews.com/page/content.detail/id/624043.htmlFor the most part, Tuesday's wind shouldn't have hurt area crops, although farmers were still assessing the situation Wednesday. Ward County Extension Agent Paige Brummond, Minot, said mature crop can be laid down by high winds.Thu, 30 Jul 2015 00:00:00 EDTWoman seeks donations for cat's medical billshttp://www.minotdailynews.com/page/content.detail/id/624044.htmlA stray mother cat was found shot in the face near a home two miles south of Minot on Sunday. Lorna Spencer said she reported the shooting to police. No one witnessed the crime. Police took a report of the incident.Thu, 30 Jul 2015 00:00:00 EDTCompanies form partnership to build Berthold refineryhttp://www.minotdailynews.com/page/content.detail/id/624045.htmlBERTHOLD Bakken refinery developer Quantum Energy Inc., and Native Son Holdings LLC, have announced a joint venture to construct and operate a 40,000 barrel-per-day refinery in Berthol.Thu, 30 Jul 2015 00:00:00 EDTAffordable housinghttp://www.minotdailynews.com/page/content.detail/id/624046.htmlA 42-unit affordable housing unit will be opening in north Minot this fall. Minot Housing Authority is taking pre-applications for the one- to three-bedroom units in Fieldcrest Apartments, expected to come online in September.Thu, 30 Jul 2015 00:00:00 EDT