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Turn those tassels: Job Corps graduates Class of 2024

Quentin N. Burdick Job Corps graduated 43 students at its 2024 graduation ceremony on Friday. Two student speakers talked about the large impact the teachers at Job Corps had on them during and after their struggles with addiction. “I learned that goals aren’t things you can achieve, ...

Tribal project gains funds under new law

BISMARCK – A first for North Dakota and its tribal nations occurred Thursday with the State Water Commission’s approval of $1.35 million in cost sharing for preconstruction efforts related to the Fort Berthold water treatment plant, intake and raw water line project. The 2023 Legislature ...

Shooting suspect motions to close hearing to media, public

The attorneys for a Surrey man charged with murder and attempted murder in connection to a Christmas Eve 2023 shooting in Minot have filed a motion to bar the public and news media from the preliminary hearing. Daniel Breijo, 39, a Homeland Security officer from Surrey, is scheduled to ...

Making history: ND exceeds 5 billion barrels of produced oil

BISMARCK – North Dakota exceeded production of 5 billion barrels of oil from the Bakken and Three Forks formations at the end of February, according to the director of the North Dakota Department of Mineral Resources. Lynn Helms noted the milestone on Friday during his monthly report of ...

Minot native appointed to Autoimmune Association’s advisory council

Minot High School graduate Alonna Kolobakken has been appointed to the Autoimmune Association’s newly established Young Adult Advisory Council. Along with 15 other individuals, Kolobakken will advise the association on the organization’s strategy to empower and advocate for young ...

Base squadron commander relieved of duty

MINOT AIR FORCE BASE – The commander of a Minot Air Force Base squadron was relieved of his duty on Friday. According to information from base officials, Col. Daniel Hoadley, commander of the 5th Bomb Wing, relieved Lt. Col. Larry Sigman from command of the 5th Communications Squadron due ...