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Minot trooper journey’s with 501st Legion

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“I’ve been a Star Wars fan since forever. My parents introduced me and my brother to it and we watched it on road trips,” Chris Reid explained as he sat outside of Starbucks in Minot, coffee in hand. What he didn’t realize back then was that his growing love of the films would lead him ...

New exhibit focuses on ‘Woman Suffrage in North Dakota’

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BISMARCK – The right to vote for women was a long battle in North Dakota and across the country. “Woman Suffrage in North Dakota” is in an exhibit opened recently in the N.D. Heritage Center & State Museum in Bismarck. Showing objects and images from the museum’s collections, it ...

Tech and financial stocks help drive US stocks higher

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(AP) - Stocks marched broadly higher on Wall Street in early trading Monday, building on solid gains for the market after a rally late last week. Technology stocks accounted for a big share of the gains after the U.S. gave Chinese telecom giant Huawei another 90 days to buy equipment from ...

Turkey says airstrikes target Turkish army convoy in Syria

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DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Airstrikes targeted a Turkish army convoy inside a rebel-held part of Syria on Monday, the Turkish Defense Ministry said, killing 3 civilians and wounding 12 others. The Syrian government, however, said the convoy entered the country carrying ammunition to help rebels ...

Afghanistan mourns, vows to crush militants after attack

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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — As Afghanistan mourned the 63 people killed in a suicide bombing at a Kabul wedding, a brother of the groom spoke through tears of his weariness at the bloodshed in the country and the crushing guilt he felt at having to face his neighbors, many of whom lost ...

Diabetes on rise in North Dakota

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Diabetes is an increasing challenge in North Dakota with the number of known people with diabetes growing in recent years. However, North Dakota still ranks well below many other states in terms of both prevalence and recent increase in prevalence. “I’ll say we’ve definitely noticed ...

Watch out for moose

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GARRISON – A road sign along U.S. Highway 83 a short distance south of the Garrison turnoff pictures a moose and reads “Next 21 miles.” The moose sign has been there for a few months to alert motorists in advance of areas where unexpected entries of moose into the the highway might ...

Sanders’ criminal justice plan aims to cut prison population

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COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is proposing a criminal justice overhaul that aims to cut the nation’s prison population in half, end mandatory minimum sentencing, ban private prisons and legalize marijuana. He says the current system does not fairly ...

Leaked UK memos warn of food, drug shortages in Brexit chaos

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LONDON (AP) — Secret British government documents have warned of serious disruptions across the country in the event that the U.K. leaves the European Union without a trade deal on Oct. 31, according to a report. The Sunday Times newspaper published what it said was what the British ...

Islamic State claims bombing at Kabul wedding that killed 63

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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The local Islamic State affiliate claimed responsibility for the deadliest attack in the capital this year, with 63 killed and 182 wounded, while outraged Afghans questioned just how safe they will be under an approaching deal between the United States and the ...

Ward County 4-Her places second at State 4-H Shotgun Match

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Four Ward County 4-H members attended the State Shotgun Match at the Capital City Gun Club near Bismarck and Capital City Sporting Clays near Menoken. The contest, held Aug. 10, brought 55 shooters from across the state. The contest was split into Senior and Junior divisions. Juniors are ...

Woman appeals manslaughter conviction to state supreme Court

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Komikka Katrice Gregory, 40, is appealing her manslaughter conviction to the North Dakota Supreme Court. Gregory was convicted by a jury in October 2018 and was sentenced to 10 years in prison in February for shooting and killing Ronald Stanley Thompson, 58, on Nov. 16, 2017. The jury had ...

UND brings personnel on bus tour to western ND

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GRAND FORKS – The University of North Dakota will be “On the Road Again” as Interim President Joshua Wynne leads new faculty and administrators on a bus tour across the state of North Dakota. Each year, since 1990, UND’s newcomers have traveled to see the state firsthand. Stops on ...

MSU Symphony Orchestra hosts Coffee with the Conductor

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The Minot Symphony Orchestra will host coffee and conversation with Maestro Efrain Amaya on Saturday, Aug. 24. The event will be held at Broadway Bean and Bagel, located at 1701 S. Broadway, from 1-3 p.m. Be the first to hear what Maestro Amaya has planned for the upcoming 94th season of the ...

Minot City Council makes plans for fifth fire station

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A new fire station in northwest Minot could begin construction as soon as next year, depending on decisions of the Minot City Council in coming months. The city owns land on the west edge of the city on Fourth Avenue for construction, but planning for a fifth fire station in Minot has been ...

ND setting new records in oil and gas production

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North Dakota has hit new all-time highs in oil and gas production. The state produced 1.42 million barrels of oil a day and 2.87 billion cubic feet of natural gas a day in June, according to the most recent figures available. North Dakota also had a preliminary new all-time high of 15,741 ...