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Council settles with former city manager

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With just enough protest votes to indicate their dislike, Minot city council members Monday approved a settlement agreement with former city manager Tom Barry that will pay him $140,510.55, plus up to $5,000 in attorney fees. Barry signed the agreement Friday. The council voted 4-3 to approve ...

Drive-by baby shower for Surrey quints was a success

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Joshua and Megan Hulen of Surrey, parents of quintuplets, received a number of gifts during their drive-by baby shower that was held Oct. 18 and have also met lots of people. The babies – Allison, Adam, Madison, Emma, and Chloe – were born in Fargo on Sept. 2 and came home to Surrey at the ...

Skye Miller sentenced to three years for delivery of fentanyl

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Skye Jordan Dakota Miller, 29, Minot, was sentenced on Monday to 10 years in prison, with a requirement that he first serve three years, for Class B felony delivery of fentanyl on Feb. 4. Miller will be on supervised probation for three years following his release. He will receive credit for ...

Laura Nelson charged with delivery of methamphetamine in 2019

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Laura Jean Nelson, 34, is charged in district court in Minot with Class B felony delivery of methamphetamine. Court records show that the alleged offenses date back to May 20, 2019 but the complaint was not filed until April 15 of this year and Nelson was only scheduled to make a court ...

Andre Moreno, Minot, sentenced to 15 days for domestic violence

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Andre Thomas Moreno, 39, Minot, who had originally been charged with a Class C felony and had been accused of strangling a woman during a domestic altercation on Sept.23, 2019, pleaded guilty on Oct. 21 to a reduced charge of Class B misdemeanor domestic violence causing bodily injury. The ...

Spring 2021 registration opens Tuesday at Minot State

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Minot State University’s Spring 2021 semester registration opens with priority registration on Tuesday, Oct. 27 for all currently enrolled MSU students, according to information provided by the university. Current Minot State degree seeking undergraduate or graduate students who enroll by ...

New park superintendent

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STANTON – Alisha Deegan’s “dream park” to work at has always been Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site near Stanton. In August, Bert Frost, National Park Service regional director, announced Deegan was named the new superintendent of the park. Deegan began her career ...

Minot woman publishes book of stories in rhyme

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Nancy Pietsch of Minot has always loved to jot down stories, but she only just published her first book this year. Her book, “Alabaster,” contains Pietsch’s poems or “stories in rhyme” with universal themes that will resonate with many types of readers: aging, friendship, how hard ...

ND COVID-19 numbers announced on Oct. 26

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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 6,660 – Total Tests from Yesterday* 822,605 – Total tests completed since the pandemic began 527 – Positive Individuals from Yesterday***** 38,241 ...

Barrett confirmed as Supreme Court justice in partisan vote

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Amy Coney Barrett was confirmed to the Supreme Court late Monday by a deeply divided Senate, with Republicans overpowering Democrats to install President Donald Trump’s nominee days before the election and secure a likely conservative court majority for years to ...

Ceaira Blum, Bismarck, receives deferred sentence on assault charge

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Ceaira Jean Blum, 20, Bismarck, received a deferred imposition of sentence for two years of supervised probation on a Class A misdemeanor assault charge on Monday. Blum had originally been charged with Class C felony aggravated assault and had been accused of punching another woman in the ...

Jeremy Nelson pleads guilty to reduced charge of simple assault

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Jeremy Philip Nelson, 38, who was originally charged with Class C felony domestic violence and Class C felony child neglect, pleaded guilty on Tuesday in district court in Minot to a reduced charge of Class B misdemeanor domestic violence. The child neglect charge was dismissed under the terms ...

Drive-in services continue

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RYDER – It’s definitely a first for Pastor Jonathan Starks of Ryder’s Calvary Church, his family and parishioners, and likely would be for many other churches. As of this past Sunday, Starks delivered the church’s service from a large green-colored deer stand parked on a trailer near ...

ND COVID-19 numbers announced on Oct. 25

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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 8,850 – Total Tests from Yesterday* 815,909 – Total tests completed since the pandemic began 851 – Positive Individuals from Yesterday***** 37,719 ...