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Bottineau athlete skis toward dreams

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BOTTINEAU – Nicolas Loberg spent his 16th birthday watching the start of the Rocky/Central Junior Championships on March 2 from the sidelines. An injury during a practice run kept the Bottineau skier from taking to the slopes, but his response to the unfortunate turn of events led to the ...

ND state officials report 4 new COVID-19 cases as of March 29

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North Dakota state officials report:  COVID-19 Positive Test Results for March 29, 2020 A.M. POSITIVE TEST RESULTS | March 28 at 3 p.m. - March 29 at 9 a.m. · Man in his 30s from Stark County, possible travel · Woman in her 40s from Cass County, community spread ...

Today is National Vietnam War Veterans Day

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BISMARCK - U.S. Senator Kevin Cramer, R-ND, a member of the Senate Armed Services and Senate Veterans Affairs committees, issued the following statement on National Vietnam War Veterans Day: "Today we remember those who served in the Vietnam War and honor their heroism, patriotism, and ...

Area native competes in extreme winter racing

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ST. PAUL, Minn. – A 350-mile foot race in subzero temperatures was a challenge and adventure for Des Lacs native Faye Norby. Battling snowstorms, cold and long days, Norby, of St. Paul, Minn., won the women’s foot division of the Iditarod Trail Invitational in Alaska during the first week ...

Dear Minot Residents and Region-at-Large:

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Many people are feeling fear and anxiety about the global spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). This is entirely understandable. The 2020 global pandemic of coronavirus is an “unprecedented” situation, both in nature of a public health challenge and in the steps being taken to mitigate the ...

First COVID-19 death reported in ND

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A man in his 90s from Cass County is the first person in North Dakota to die from the coronavirus, the North Dakota Health Department stated on Friday. Gov. Doug Burgum expressed condolences to the man’s family during his daily briefing on Friday afternoon and said it is a reminder to ...

Trinity extends entry restrictions to clinics

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As part of its ongoing efforts to minimize the spread of COVID-19, Trinity Health is restricting entry to all its patient care facilities, including outpatient clinics. Effective Monday, March 30, access to clinic buildings in Minot and at Trinity’s rural health clinics will be limited to a ...

New COVID-19 positive tests reported today, March 28

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North Dakota COVID-19 Positive Test Results for March 28, 2020 A.M. POSITIVE TEST RESULTS | March 27 at 3 p.m. - March 28 at 9 a.m. · Woman in her 40s from Mountrail County, under investigation · Man in his 30s from Cass County, community spread · Man in his ...

Announcements

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The Limitless Fashion Show that was scheduled for April 11 has been postponed. The date is still to be determined. The MAGIC Fund Screening Committee meeting scheduled for today at 7:30 a.m. has been postponed to April 24. iMagicon has postponed their event that was scheduled for April 24-26 ...

I. Keating chalk art van is available for teacher parades

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The I. Keating Furniture World chalk art van and about 40 cars filled with caring teachers drove through the Sunnyside Elementary neighborhood on Thursday. Teachers had covered the van with messages and artwork showing how much they miss their students and cars had signs and messages on them ...

Fitness centers go online to keep people moving

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The gym might be closed, but that doesn’t mean Minot area residents can’t continue to work out. Minot fitness centers are reaching out to members and others in the community through online platforms to encourage them to stay active despite social distancing that’s keeping them close to ...

Free mask making material

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Earlier this week Trinity Health asked for community assistance in acquiring surgical masks or N95 respirator masks to help defend against expected shortages. The request also asked for volunteers to sew simple surgical masks. The need for masks has risen rapidly during the current coronavirus ...

Corps takes comments on proposed 30th Street SW project

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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is taking public comment on a permit application for the 30th Street Southwest detention at Second Larson Coulee project. The application from the Ward County Water Resource District is being evaluated under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act for the discharge ...

Warning sirens to be tested

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Minot Central Dispatch will begin running regularly scheduled tests of the Minot area outdoor warning system as well as sirens elsewhere in Ward County beginning May 11. The tests will be run on the second and last Monday of each month at 9:30 a.m. The tests will be conducted into October ...

PSC sets hearing for oil conditioning facility

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NEW TOWN – The North Dakota Public Service Commission will hold a public hearing in New Town on Monday, regarding a proposal to expand the existing Robinson Lake Oil Conditioning Facility in Mountrail County. In keeping with recommendations of public health officials to minimize public ...

Jury trial set for Brent Castleman on child abuse charges

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A jury trial for Brent Allen Castleman, 52, on six Class C felony child abuse charges has been scheduled for Sept. 28 in Minot before Northeast District Court Judge Michael Hurly. In a separate case, Hurly is also assigned to hear a Class A misdemeanor stalking charge and three Class A ...