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Home destroyed by fire

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What used to be a mobile home was reduced to charred remains as a result of a fire this past Saturday morning. The Minot Fire Department found the home fully engulfed in flames when they arrived on scene at 2:30 a.m. Saturday. The home, located at 1500 18th St. SW, Lot 75, had been vacant ...

Teacher negotiations begin

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A year after contract negotiations went to impasse and the Minot Public School Board imposed a contract on teachers, the two sides are negotiating again. Last week, both sides agreed to negotiate in good faith. Business Manager Scott Moum told the teachers that the school district is in a ...

Cool weather with possible rain for Minot area this week

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There’s an elevated chance of rain in the forecast this week for the Minot area. Two separate systems are expected to influence the region. Any rain that falls will help bring total rainfall for the area closer to the long term norm. As of Monday morning, this year’s precipitation ...

McGahn defies subpoena for testimony, faces contempt vote

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WASHINGTON (AP) — House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler gaveled open a Trump-Russia hearing Tuesday with an empty witness chair and a stern warning that former White House Counsel Don McGahn will be held in contempt for failing to appear in defiance of the committee’s subpoena.. “Our ...

Bomb-carrying drone from Yemen rebels targets Saudi airport

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Yemen’s Iranian-allied Houthi rebels said Tuesday they attacked a Saudi airport and military base with a bomb-laden drone, an assault acknowledged by the kingdom as Mideast tensions remain high between Tehran and the United States. There were no immediate ...

WWII plane rescued from boneyard to join D-Day anniversary

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Filled with paratroopers, a U.S. warplane lumbered down an English runway in 1944 to spearhead the World War II D-Day invasion with a message for Adolf Hitler painted in bright yellow across its nose: “That’s All, Brother.” Seventy-five years later, in a ...

Cholesterol improves in US kids despite high obesity rates

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CHICAGO (AP) — Cholesterol levels in children and teens improved in the latest analysis of U.S. health surveys, yet only half of them had readings considered ideal. Overall, 7% of kids had high cholesterol in surveys from 2009 to 2016. That was down from 10% a decade earlier. In children, ...

Tornadoes on the Plains not as bad as feared; threat remains

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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An intense storm system moved across the Southern Plains on Monday, spawning tornadoes that caused scattered damage and a deluge of rain but not the “particularly dangerous” twisters that forecasters had feared. No injuries were reported. Late Monday, the National ...

Offices closed Monday in observance of Memorial Day holiday

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City of Minot and Ward County offices will be closed next Monday in observance of the Memorial Day holiday. The closures include Minot City Hall, Public Works and the Engineering Department. There will be no Minot residential garbage collection on Monday; the next pickup day for residents ...

Bridge groundbreaking set

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The Souris River Joint Board has scheduled a groundbreaking ceremony for the Burlington Colton Avenue Bridge Replacement of the Mouse River Enhanced Flood Protection Project. The event is scheduled for 10 a.m. Friday, in Burlington. The ceremony will be held on the west side of the Colton ...

National Trails Day observed

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National Trails Day will be observed in North Dakota State Parks on Saturday, June 1. National Trails Day is a nation-wide event that encourages everyone to head outside and be active. Here are some of the scheduled events: Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park: Annual 15k Trail Run and 5k ...

Pride Minot rebrands itself

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Pride Minot is now known as Magic City Equality. Board members James Falcon, Christopher Dix, Shannon Krueger and Jorden Laducer all said that rebranding the organization will help it do even more to help people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or are questioning their sexual ...

Two injured when pickup hits Minot house

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Two Watford City residents were injured when the pickup they were in crashed into a house in the 600 block of Eighth Street NW in Minot early Sunday. Minot Police Department officers along with the Minot Fire Department and Community Ambulance responded to the site about 1 a.m., according to ...

Trump warns Iran not to threaten US or it will face ‘end’

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — President Donald Trump warned Iran early on Monday not to threaten the United States again or it would face its “official end,” shortly after a rocket landed near the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad overnight and only 48 hours after he seemingly sought to soften ...

Ford cuts 7K white-collar jobs

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DETROIT (AP) — Ford revealed details of its long-awaited restructuring plan Monday as it prepared for a future of electric and autonomous vehicles by parting ways with 7,000 white-collar workers worldwide, about 10 percent of its global salaried workforce. The major revamp, which had been ...