Study to look for areas of potential

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Planners who will be researching the Minot region over the next several months to identify the most suitable sites for large-scale animal agriculture met with local government officials and other interested individuals Tuesday to outline the process and take input. Souris Basin Planning ...

Defendant motions to dismiss murder charge

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The defendant in a 2023 shooting case has filed a motion to dismiss the Class AA felony murder count levied by the State. The motion filed by Daniel Breijo’s attorney Jesse Walstad called for the dismissal of the murder charge on the grounds that the alternative means of committing the ...

Another write-in candidate joins Ward County race

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Ron Merritt has announced his campaign as a write-in candidate for the Ward County Commission. Merritt, former executive director of the Minot Park District, holds a degree in zoology from North Dakota State University and began his career as a zookeeper in 1992 at the Roosevelt Park Zoo in ...

In some rural counties, voting by mail is king

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North Dakotans have less than two weeks to send in their absentee or mail ballot to be counted for the June 11 primary. Despite some political pushback about the option, voters in rural areas seem to embrace it. Around the U.S., Republicans in some states continue efforts to restrict ...

Basin Electric to enhance grid capability in northwestern ND

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BISMARCK – In collaboration with Western Area Power Administration (WAPA) and Ampacimon, Basin Electric is investing in technology that will enhance grid capability in northwestern North Dakota. To allow for more electricity to flow across currently operating transmission lines this ...

Memorial Day ceremony honors fallen

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Dozens of citizens congregated on Monday morning for the Memorial Day program at Minot’s Rosehill Memorial Park’s Veterans’ Section. After a procession of flag-waving members of local motorcycle clubs, Col. Benjamin D. Jensen, deputy commander of the 5th Bomb Wing at Minot Air Force ...