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Minot AFB once site of Operation Crowflight & U-2 spy planes

MINOT AIR FORCE BASE – Some will say Operation Crowflight was one of the best-kept secrets of the Cold War. Minot Air Force Base was the site of one of the Operation Crowflight detachments of the 4080th Strategic Reconnaisance Wing out of Laughlin AFB, Texas. Three Lockheed U-2 spy planes ...

Storytime with Ms. Kristi

Preschoolers seem to love storytime with Miss Kristi. Kristi Feist, a former preschool teacher, also loves spending time with the kids. “This is the perfect job,” she said, with all of the fun of teaching preschool but none of the less enjoyable parts like disciplining a class. She has ...

ND oil production reaches 1.5M barrels a day

BISMARCK – North Dakota’s oil and gas industry will be having a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year as the result of new all-time highs in production numbers released on Friday. Lynn Helms, director of the North Dakota Department of Mineral Resources, reported a preliminary number of ...

Horn of Plenty donation

For 36 years, KHRT’s Horn of Plenty has mobilized the community to reach out to families in need during the Christmas season. Trinity Health Foundation has partnered in the mission for the past eight years. On Wednesday, Foundation Director Al Evon presented $11,470 in proceeds from ...

Minot Fire Department receives Enbridge grant

The Minot Fire Department received a $7,500 grant from Enbridge Thursday to assist the department in purchasing new life-saving equipment. The funds, from the Enbridge Safe Community Program, will allow the department to acquire a battery-operated tool designed to help remove occupants from ...

Voices of Note concert scheduled for Dec. 19

The ‘Voices of Note’ women’s chorus will be performing a Christmas concert on Thursday, Dec. 19 at 7 p.m. at Vincent Methodist Church, located at 1024 2nd Street SE, in Minot. There is no charge. Cookies, coffee, and cider will be served following the concert.

Concert sold out, tickets available for dress rehearsal

The Minot Symphony Orchestra’s 7:30 p.m. Holiday Magic concert being held tonight is sold out. A reduced price admission of $10 for ages 13 and over (12 and under are free) to the final dress rehearsal today at 10 a.m. in Ann Nicole Nelson Hall, Minot State University is being offered. ...

Truck accident results in produced water spill

WATFORD CITY – About 20 barrels of produced water were spilled when a truck accident occurred near Watford City on Thursday. The spill impacted a small unnamed creek on U.S. Forest Service property. Blackshirt, LLC is the operator of the truck that was transporting the produced water, a ...

Wells Fargo building rises to top of proposed city hall sites

A technical committee looking for a new location for a Minot city hall has selected the former Wells Fargo Bank as its top site. The Minot City Council will discuss the recommendation Monday and determine whether to begin purchase negotiations. Chris Lindbo of CDJ Opportunities, the ...

Gillespie: Shriner’s Healthcare helps many area children

In the neighborhood of 91 children in the Minot area are provided with wheelchairs and other care by the Shriner’s Healthcare for Children, says Ken Gillespie, Kem Shriners hospital representative for the Minot Shrine Club. “Especially wheelchairs are provided” by the Shriner’s ...

Brady Schlak, Noah Figliolino, Minot, charged with delivery of methamphetamine

Brady Earl Schlak, 31, Minot, and Noah Figliolino, 21, Minot, are each charged with Class B felony delivery of methamphetamine and Class B felony conspiracy to deliver methamphetamine in district court in Minot. According to a probable cause affidavit filed with the court, a confidential ...

Judge rejects plea deal for Brandon Galonek in GSI case

Judge Doug Mattson rejected a plea deal on Thursday that would have called for Brandon Galonek, 21, to serve five years in prison for having sex with a 14-year-old girl when he was 19. Mattson said evaluations done of Galonek show that he has an above average to high risk to reoffend. Mattson ...

Aaron Timm, Kathryn Kennedy charged with burglarizing storage unit

Aaron Matthew Timm, 20, and Kathryn Mae Kennedy, 21, Minot, are charged with burglarizing a storage unit on Tuesday, stealing a woman’s belongings, and then unloading the belongings and locking themselves in a southeast Minot trailer. According to a probable cause affidavit filed with the ...

Shannon Pellett, Minot, charged with burglarizing unoccupied house

Shannon David Pellett, 41, Minot, is accused of burglarizing an empty home on Aug. 7. According to a probable cause affidavit filed with the court, the home had belonged to a couple that are deceased. The owner of the home lived out of state and had not given permission for Pellett to stay ...

16th Street fully re-opens today

As work winds down for the winter on the Mouse River Enhanced Flood Protection Project, 16th Street Southwest will fully re-open today. All lanes of traffic will be open. Roadway construction, including curb and gutter, utility installation along with temporary earthwork measures, have been ...

Cops & Kids event Sunday

The Minot Police Department and ND Fraternal Order of Police - Souris Valley Regional Lodge #7 will be participating in the annual Cops & Kids shopping event in Minot at the Walmart Supercenter on Sunday at 11 am. The Fraternal Order of Police hosts Cops and Kids events throughout the ...

80th birthday celebration for Doris Beck

Doris Beck of rural Sawyer will celebrate her 80th birthday on Saturday. Cards should be sent to her at 10800 167th Street SE, Velva, N.D. 58790.

CP Holiday Train arrives in Minot, area communities on Sunday

The brightly lighted Canadian Pacific Holiday Train filled with Christmas cheer rolls into Minot and other area communities on Sunday. The annual Holiday Train is scheduled to stop in Minot at 6:30 p.m. at the Main Street railroad crossing. People can join CP there to celebrate the holiday ...