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Community Action celebrates 60 years with coloring contest

May is recognized as Community Action Month and to celebrate its 60th anniversary, Community Action of Minot held a coloring contest. A total of 96 coloring pages were entered, and the two winners were picked at random. The winners are third graders at Longfellow Elementary School, McKenzie ...

Battle of the Badges blood drive in Minot begins Monday

Law enforcement and fire departments in Minot will be facing off in the 2024 Battle of the Badges blood drive next week from May 20-23. The blood drive will take place over the course of four days at The Grand Hotel ballrooms. Signs will guide donors to the correct location. Members from law ...

Sale to benefit local suicide awareness, prevention chapter

The local chapter of Out of the Darkness Community Walks is holding a garage sale to raise funds for its walk in September. Half of the funds goes to the North Dakota chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) and the rest stays local for research and educational ...

Motorcycle club helps member’s daughter with medical funds

At a time when high school students are looking forward to summer break, 14-year-old Aspen McCallum is preparing for a surgery in June. With the help of the River Riders Motorcycle Club, the McCallum family of Minot is raising funds to pay for Aspen’s second operation. The club’s benefit ...

Local mother reminisces about farm family life

Rosalie Mehlhoff and her husband, Duane, have just moved to Somerset Court in Minot from their farm near Tuttle. As Mother’s Day approaches, their years of raising six children are on their minds. They had their first child when Rosalie Mehlhoff was 23 and their last when she was 40. The ...

SKYWARN training offered in Minot

The National Weather Service will be offering Severe Weather and Safety Training, called SKYWARN, in Ward County on Wednesday, May 15, at 6:30 p.m. The training will be held at the Ward County Administration Building, 225 3rd St. SE, Minot, in the first-floor conference rooms. The training is ...