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Visit Minot reports on impact of tourism program

A new tourism program generated about $2.28 million in economic impact from sporting event recruitment this past year, according to information presented by Visit Minot to the Minot City Council Monday. A year ago, the council approved $477,000 over three years to the Tourism Recovery and ...

County accepts bid for bridge replacement

Ward County commissioners accepted a $1.98 million bid from Swingen Construction, Grand Forks, on Tuesday to construct a new bridge over the Souris River between Velva and Sawyer. An overweight tractor pulling a plow caused the bridge on the Ward County and McHenry County border to collapse ...

Pipeline company sentenced for largest-ever inland oil spill

WILLISTON – A pipeline company responsible for the discharge of 29 million gallons of oil-contaminated “produced water” -- a waste product of hydraulic fracturing -- was sentenced to pay a $15 million criminal fine and serve a three-year period of probation on Monday by U.S. District ...

NHSC in New Town launches new flexible course options

Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish College in New Town recently received approval from the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) to offer courses via distance education in addition to the college’s in-person learning model, according to information provided by the college. When COVID-19 hit, colleges around ...

Minot High Junior ROTC to hold community supply drive

Minot High Junior ROTC is holding a community supply drive on Saturday Dec. 18. In an effort to gather food and goods for those in need they are asking the community to come together and donate nonperishable goods and supplies that day at Magic City Campus, anytime from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. ...