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Minot birth mothers reflect on adoption choices

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Choosing adoption was one of the most difficult decisions they ever made, say local women who walked that road. Years later, whether having reconnected or having stayed connected with those children placed in adoption, they look back with satisfaction in having made the right choices. Peggy ...

ND COVID-19 numbers announced on Sept. 19

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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 6,742 – Total Tests from Yesterday* 576,672 – Total tests completed since pandemic began 379 – Positive Individuals from Yesterday***** 17,607 – ...

A Worthwhile Pick

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In the pantheon of North Dakota’s little luxuries, fall brings the best that the state has to offer. The first gem to appear is the harvest moon which is round and sports a vibrant hue of orange and shines brightly on the horizon. Next comes the fall’s high blue heaven often scattered with ...

Magic City Equality advocates for change

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Magic City Equality members James Falcon, Christopher Dix and Jorden Laducer said this week they plan to keep standing up for the civil rights of people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or questioning. At last week’s Minot city council meeting, people aired strong views both pro ...

Funds coming together for training facility

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A screening committee has recommended using $800,000 in MAGIC Fund dollars to buy a Trinity Health building for a Center for Technical Education in Minot. Combined with $3.45 million recently authorized by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development from Minot’s Community ...

New Highway Patrol troopers

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The North Dakota Highway Patrol has announced that 13 new traffic enforcement troopers will be stationed throughout the state. Cory Hubble, Tyler Steffen, and Daniel Ward will be stationed in Williston. Brady Gustafson and Miles Rhonemus will be stationed in Watford City. Daniel Johnson will ...

Tribes receive EPA funds

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WASHINGTON – The Environmental Protection Agency has awarded funding to two tribes in North Dakota, according to Sens. Kevin Cramer and John Hoeven. The funds include $500,000 to the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians through the Brownfields Assessment and Cleanup Cooperative ...

Two injured in Watford City crash

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Two people were injured in a two vehicle crash a few miles south of Watford City on Thursday afternoon, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol. A 54-year-old Watford City man driving a 2010 Ford Edge and a 6-year-old boy who was a passenger in a 2016 GMC Sierra were both injured. Both ...

2020 Main Street ND Summit speakers announced

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BISMARCK – The North Dakota Department of Commerce has announced the featured speakers for the 2020 Main Street ND Summit, to be held virtually Oct. 6-7. Featured speakers for the summit will include: – Jeff Speck, a city planner and urban designer who advocates internationally for ...

Children’s museum receives federal grant

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The Magic City Discovery Center will be able to launch construction of a children’s museum with the announcement Friday of a $6.3 million grant from the Department of Defense. The grant is coming through the City of Minot. Sen. John Hoeven, R-ND, announced the grant Friday. The ...

Milo Whitetail pleads not guilty to murder

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Milo Whitetail, 57, pleaded not guilty on Thursday to the Class AA May 25 felony murder of Eric Christopher Patterson, 43. According to court documents and testimony at the preliminary hearing, Whitetail stabbed Patterson 20 times in the head, neck, chest and side after they had argued over ...

Supreme Court upholds conviction for Coby Edwards

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The State Supreme Court has upheld Coby Edwards’ conviction in a Class AA felony gross sexual imposition case. Edwards, 28, Berthold, was convicted last year in district court in Minot of Class AA felony gross sexual imposition. He sexually abused a preschool girl between 2016 and 2018. ...