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City Manager Harold Stewart aims to bring out Minot’s best

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Since coming onboard Dec. 28, Minot’s new city manager has done a deep dive into city issues to be ready to tackle state legislative priorities in the short term and strategic planning for a new city vision in the long-term. Harold Stewart II, who comes to Minot from the city manager’s ...

ND COVID-19 numbers announced on Jan. 24

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COVID-19 Test Results The results listed are from the previous day. Additional data can be found on the NDDoH website. BY THE NUMBERS 3,079 - Total Tests from yesterday* 1,489,462 - Total tests completed since the pandemic began 99 - Positive Individuals from Yesterday***** 76 - ...

Minot seeks funds for Puppy Dog Coulee flood project

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An aging drainage system for the Dakota Square Mall area won’t last much longer, according to engineers. Money for a more modern system is the big hurdle, and the Minot City Council took a step it hopes will address that obstacle in approving an application for a federal grant Tuesday. The ...

ND COVID-19 numbers announced on Jan. 23

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COVID-19 Test Results The results listed are from the previous day. Additional data can be found on the NDDoH website. BY THE NUMBERS 7,064 - Total Tests from yesterday* 1,486,512 - Total tests completed since the pandemic began 169 - Positive Individuals from Yesterday***** 131 ...

Berthold police make drug bust

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Berthold police say one pound of methamphetamine and nearly $10,000 in cash were seized after a woman was stopped along U.S. Highway 2 early Thursday for driving with an inoperable headlight. Pamella Jo Johnson, 50, Stanley, is charged in district court in Minot with Class A felony intent to ...

Michael Marlette, Minot, charged with terrorizing

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Michael Kaj Marlette, 40, Minot, is accused of pointing a rifle at a woman during an argument on Wednesday and making comments about harming her or himself. The alleged victim said during Marlette’s initial appearance in court on Thursday before Judge Doug Mattson that Marlette is a ...

Challenges and Candor

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How many of you have kept a scrapbook on an interesting subject? I once knew a woman who kept a matchbook cover from every restaurant she had patronized. She was near age 80 when she showed it to me, and it was massive. She had organized the matchbook covers according to states, and she had ...

Rugby High grad, Jeopardy contestant shines spotlight on hometown

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When Rugby High graduate Josiah Jenkins appeared on Jeopardy! Jan. 13, the Glendale, California, resident made sure to give credit to the town where he grew up. Show announcer Johnny Gilbert introduced Jenkins as “originally from Rugby, North Dakota.” In an email to the Tribune, Jenkins ...

Hefty Seed yield contest raises $61,800 for local causes

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MOHALL – Local farmers showed that despite a very challenging 2020 season that brought a global pandemic, difficult spring weather and an early frost, they still were able to produce impressive yields and generously give back to their communities, according to Hefty Seed Company of ...

Minot Park District to study indoor facilities

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The Minot Park District is seeking an engineering consultant to conduct a study on the district’s indoor recreation facilities to guide future planning. “That’s not something that’s going to trigger a building project any time soon,” Parks Director Ron Merritt said. “We just want ...

ND COVID-19 numbers announced on Jan. 22

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COVID-19 Test Results The results listed are from the previous day. Additional data can be found on the NDDoH website. BY THE NUMBERS 7,334 - Total Tests from yesterday* 1,479,532 - Total tests completed since the pandemic began 196 - Positive Individuals from Yesterday***** 156 ...

Andrew Vanderstoep, Minot, sentenced for terrorizing woman

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Adam Andrew Vanderstoep, 36, Minot, was sentenced on Wednesday to a year and a day in prison, all suspended but the 14 days he already served in the Ward County Jail, and two years of supervised probation for trespassing at a woman’s residence, threatening to burn down her trailer and ...