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ND COVID-19 numbers announced on Nov. 26

COVID-19 Test Results The results listed are from the previous day. Additional data can be found on the NDDoH website. BY THE NUMBERS 8,897 - Total Tests from Yesterday* 1,111,437 - Total tests completed since the pandemic began 952 - Positive Individuals from Yesterday***** ...

Making a difference in disasters

Whether feeding displaced residents who lost their homes in a flood or assessing property damage following a hurricane, Vickie Phippins of Minot has never felt a time when her presence as an American Red Cross volunteer wasn’t making a difference. “I just like helping people recover from ...

ND COVID-19 numbers announced on Nov. 25

COVID-19 Test Results The results listed are from the previous day. Additional data can be found on the NDDoH website. BY THE NUMBERS 9,586 - Total Tests from Yesterday* 1,102,420 - Total tests completed since the pandemic began 1,096 - Positive Individuals from Yesterday***** ...

Halland gains experience for a future in interpreting

Minot State University student Bailey Halland has found opportunities in the special education department that have inspired her interests for her future career, according to a story provided by MSU. Halland, however, wasn’t always set on going into the field of interpreting. “My first ...

Rugby native’s work featured in theaters nationwide

A suspense-filled story of a North Dakota family written by a Rugby native will reach movie theaters nationwide when “Let Him Go,” starring Kevin Costner and Diane Lane, premiered on Nov. 6. Larry Watson, who was born in Rugby and grew up in Bismarck, wrote “Let Him Go” in 2013. The ...

ND National Guard reaches COVID-19 support milestone

The North Dakota National Guard has reached a new milestone in its domestic support operations when COVID-19 support exceeded the efforts of its 2011 state-wide flood support mission. On Nov. 19 the N.D. National Guard assessed 67,495 personnel days surpassing the record 67,264 personnel days ...

Cooking for 1 or 2 class to be offered Dec. 8

With the growth in one- and two-person households, Trinity Health Outpatient Nutrition Services will offer a cooking class, “Recipes for 1 or 2,” Tuesday, Dec. 8, from 2 to 3 p.m. in the Trinity Health Community Conference Room at Town & Country Center. Outpatient Dietitian Kayla ...

FirstNet Network expands wireless service in ND

BISMARCK – On the heels of a September announcement of new wireless infrastructure stretching across the state, AT&T has launched an additional batch of towers to enhance 4G LTE coverage for area residents in and around the communities of Adams, Alamo, Ambrose, Crosby, Epping, Fortuna, ...

ND Cowboy Hall of Fame accepting nominations

MEDORA – The deadline is Tuesday, Dec. 15, for nominations for the 2021 North Dakota Cowboy Hall of Fame. Nominations will be accepted through 6 p.m. on that day. There are five categories for the 2021 nominations: Great Westerner, Ranching-Pre-1940s, Ranching-Modern Era, Rodeo-Pre-1970s ...

Shop and celebrate in Downtown Minot this holiday season

Downtown Minot is home to over 50 unique local businesses where people can shop, eat, drink, celebrate and have fun. The community is invited to shop and celebrate throughout the small business season, beginning Thanksgiving weekend, by coming downtown for Plaid Friday and Small Business ...

Emergency Commission approves funding for hospital staff, workers

BISMARCK – The North Dakota Emergency Commission on Monday approved the reallocation of approximately $35 million in turned-back federal funding to support the state’s COVID-19 response, including $15 million to support medical staffing and nearly $14 million to support economic recovery, ...

ND COVID-19 numbers announced on Nov. 24

COVID-19 Test Results The results listed are from the previous day. Additional data can be found on the NDDoH website. BY THE NUMBERS 8,269 - Total Tests from Yesterday* 1,092,803 - Total tests completed since the pandemic began 1,019 - Positive Individuals from Yesterday***** ...

Court: North Dakota governor can’t fill dead candidate seat

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum does not have the authority to appoint someone to a state House seat won by a Republican candidate who died before the election, the North Dakota Supreme Court concluded Tuesday. The court, in a unanimous ruling, decided that Burgum "has ...

BLACK FRIDAY FLYERS TODAY after 3 p.m.

Wednesday's Thanksgiving Day edition of The Minot Daily News with Black Friday shopping flyers will be available for sale early TODAY, approximately at 3 p.m., in the north parking lot of The Minot Daily News off Front Street by the red overhead mailroom dock door. Limited quantities available ...

Thanksgiving meal options available

Thanksgiving will look different for many people this year due to the coronavirus pandemic, but families will still be able to enjoy the traditional turkey dinner. Area churches have teamed up to offer the traditional free Minot Community Holiday Meal, drive-through and take out style. Meals ...

Caden McKinney, Burlington, charged with fleeing from police at high speed

Caden Timothy McKinney, 18, Burlington, is charged in district court in Minot with a Class C felony for allegedly fleeing from police in Surrey on Friday at a high rate of speed and placing others at risk of injury or death. According to a probable cause affidavit filed with the court by ...