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Parks committee seeks resolution of heritage center disagreement

A disagreement over tourism strategy is standing in the way of a plan to expand and remodel the Scandinavian Heritage Center. On Wednesday, the Minot Park Board invited the Scandinavian Heritage Association and Visit Minot to select representatives to a committee with its parks’ director ...

Minot firefighters train for hazardous materials response

A simulated gas leak from an overturned tanker had Minot firefighters practicing their skills in dealing with hazardous materials this week. Groups of 16 to 20 firefighters were in training in sessions held Monday through Wednesday at the former Ramstad school site in northwest Minot. ...

Dejuan Thornton, Minot, charged with intent to deliver cocaine

Dejuan Ranier Thornton, 41, Minot, is charged in district court in Ward County with Class B felony with intent to deliver cocaine, Class B felony possession of a controlled substance by an inmate; Class C felony tampering with physical evidence, Class C felony possession of drug paraphernalia; ...

Probable cause at issue in appeal to Supreme Court

The Ward County State's Attorney's Office is appealing North Central District Court Judge Gary Lee's refusal to find probable cause in a burglary and trespass case earlier this year. Lee refused to find probable cause in the case State vs. Joseph Brown, because the state put a Minot police ...

MSU English Club to put on interactive murder mystery

Halloween is the perfect season for mystery and Minot State University’s English club will be putting on an event full of spooky, interactive fun for the citizens of Minot on Saturday, Oct. 30. “We know what’s going to happen and who the murderer is but the audience will get the fun of ...