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Minot AFB once site of Operation Crowflight & U-2 spy planes

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MINOT AIR FORCE BASE – Some will say Operation Crowflight was one of the best-kept secrets of the Cold War. Minot Air Force Base was the site of one of the Operation Crowflight detachments of the 4080th Strategic Reconnaisance Wing out of Laughlin AFB, Texas. Three Lockheed U-2 spy planes ...

Storytime with Ms. Kristi

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Preschoolers seem to love storytime with Miss Kristi. Kristi Feist, a former preschool teacher, also loves spending time with the kids. “This is the perfect job,” she said, with all of the fun of teaching preschool but none of the less enjoyable parts like disciplining a class. She has ...

ND oil production reaches 1.5M barrels a day

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BISMARCK – North Dakota’s oil and gas industry will be having a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year as the result of new all-time highs in production numbers released on Friday. Lynn Helms, director of the North Dakota Department of Mineral Resources, reported a preliminary number of ...

Horn of Plenty donation

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For 36 years, KHRT’s Horn of Plenty has mobilized the community to reach out to families in need during the Christmas season. Trinity Health Foundation has partnered in the mission for the past eight years. On Wednesday, Foundation Director Al Evon presented $11,470 in proceeds from ...

China tightens up on info after Xinjiang leaks

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(AP) - The Xinjiang regional government in China’s far west is deleting data, destroying documents, tightening controls on information and has held high-level meetings in response to leaks of classified papers on its mass detention camps for Uighurs and other predominantly Muslim minorities, ...

Johnson’s win may deliver Brexit but could risk UK’s breakup

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LONDON (AP) — Leaving the European Union is not the only split British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has to worry about. Johnson’s commanding election victory this week may let him fulfill his campaign promise to “get Brexit done,” but it could also imperil the future of the United ...

North Korea conducts another test at long-range rocket site

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Saturday that it successfully performed another “crucial test” at its long-range rocket launch site that will further strengthen its nuclear deterrent. The test — the second at the facility in a week, according to North Korea’s Academy of ...

Minot Fire Department receives Enbridge grant

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The Minot Fire Department received a $7,500 grant from Enbridge Thursday to assist the department in purchasing new life-saving equipment. The funds, from the Enbridge Safe Community Program, will allow the department to acquire a battery-operated tool designed to help remove occupants from ...

Voices of Note concert scheduled for Dec. 19

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The ‘Voices of Note’ women’s chorus will be performing a Christmas concert on Thursday, Dec. 19 at 7 p.m. at Vincent Methodist Church, located at 1024 2nd Street SE, in Minot. There is no charge. Cookies, coffee, and cider will be served following the concert.

Concert sold out, tickets available for dress rehearsal

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The Minot Symphony Orchestra’s 7:30 p.m. Holiday Magic concert being held tonight is sold out. A reduced price admission of $10 for ages 13 and over (12 and under are free) to the final dress rehearsal today at 10 a.m. in Ann Nicole Nelson Hall, Minot State University is being offered. ...

Truck accident results in produced water spill

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WATFORD CITY – About 20 barrels of produced water were spilled when a truck accident occurred near Watford City on Thursday. The spill impacted a small unnamed creek on U.S. Forest Service property. Blackshirt, LLC is the operator of the truck that was transporting the produced water, a ...

Wells Fargo building rises to top of proposed city hall sites

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A technical committee looking for a new location for a Minot city hall has selected the former Wells Fargo Bank as its top site. The Minot City Council will discuss the recommendation Monday and determine whether to begin purchase negotiations. Chris Lindbo of CDJ Opportunities, the ...

Gillespie: Shriner’s Healthcare helps many area children

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In the neighborhood of 91 children in the Minot area are provided with wheelchairs and other care by the Shriner’s Healthcare for Children, says Ken Gillespie, Kem Shriners hospital representative for the Minot Shrine Club. “Especially wheelchairs are provided” by the Shriner’s ...

Johnson claims Brexit mandate with new conservative majority

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LONDON (AP) — Boris Johnson’s gamble on early elections paid off as voters gave the UK prime minister a commanding majority to take the country out of the European Union by the end of January, a decisive result after more than three years of stalemate over Brexit. Johnson’s promise to ...

Tramadol is `the other opioid crisis’ in the developing world

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KAPURTHALA, India (AP) — Reports rolled in with escalating urgency — pills seized by the truckload, pills swallowed by schoolchildren, pills in the pockets of dead terrorists. These pills, the world has been told, are safer than the OxyContins, the Vicodins, the fentanyls that have wreaked ...

China says trade deal with US must be ‘mutually beneficial’

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BEIJING (AP) — Expectations for a U.S.-Chinese trade truce rose Friday, though Beijing accused Washington of unfairly attacking its economy and said a settlement to their costly, 17-month-old conflict must be “mutually beneficial.” A senior Trump administration official said an ...