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Man charged with murder allegedly confesses

Darrion Jackson, 32, Minot, was charged with Class AA felony murder in district court in Minot on Tuesday after a shooting at a hotel in Minot. The probable cause affidavit filed with the court stated officers responded to a northwest Minot hotel shortly before midnight on Monday after ...

Airman selected for the commissioning program

MINOT AIR FORCE BASE – U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Jessica Ramsay, 5th Bomb Wing Legal Office civil law paralegal, was selected for the prestigious Senior Leader Enlisted Commissioning Program in December 2022. She was one of only two airmen selected by Gen. Anthony J. Cotton, U.S. ...

Property tax frustrations

BISMARCK – A legislative committee agreed a solution to rising property taxes is needed but determined on Tuesday that a Minot legislator’s bill isn’t it. Rep. Larry Bellew, R-Minot, is prime sponsor of House Bill 1461, which received a 9-5 “do not pass” recommendation from the ...

Taxable sales up across ND in third quarter

BISMARCK – Minot saw a 21% increase in taxable sales and purchases in the third quarter of 2022, reflecting an upward trend seen across the state, according to new figures from the State Tax Commission. Tax Commissioner Brian Kroshus released data Monday showing that North Dakota’s ...

Daycare provider charged with murder

CARRINGTON — Patricia Wick, 48, Carrington, has been charged with Class AA felony murder, Class B felony abuse of a child and operating a daycare without a license, a Class B misdemeanor. The charges originate from an incident on Sept. 26, 2022, when authorities responded to a report of an ...

Architectural vision begins taking shape

Sixteen architectural students from North Dakota State University in Fargo spent two days scouting downtown Minot and meeting with community stakeholders as they began re-imagining the heart of the city. Kevin Black, a downtown business and property owner and member of the State Board of ...