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Ribbon-cutting ceremony held for MSU Summer Theatre

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Monday for the Minot State University Summer Theatre, which has been newly renovated. “We’re just really excited to have you all come out and see what it looks like right now,” said MSU Summer Theatre director Chad Gifford. Rick Hedberg, vice ...

Intermodal plans continue to advance

The Minot Area Chamber EDC continues to move closer to getting intermodal operations on the proper track. The Minot City Council on Monday authorized lease agreements that will enable Westbrand Real Estate Holdings, a subsidiary of First Western Bank & Trust, and LPND1, a subsidiary of ...

NCHSC to expand crisis services

A new program to provide rapid response to people experiencing a behavioral health crisis is set to launch in Minot on Aug. 1. The North Dakota Department of Human Services’ North Central Human Service Center in Minot held an open house Friday to give members of its community coordinating ...

MSU marks Juneteenth

Minot State University marked Juneteenth, a commemoration of the ending of slavery, on Monday. Speaker Louis “Mac” McLeod told the audience that he was about 25 before he knew all of the history of Juneteenth, which became a state holiday in Texas in 1979 and was only made a federal ...

Re-enactors revive past era at Fort Union Rendezvous

WILLISTON — The 39th Annual Fort Union Rendezvous was held over the weekend on the North Dakota/ Montana border 24 miles southwest of Williston. The rendezvous held in June is the largest event held each year at Fort Union. The celebration is in memory of the fur trade heritage that took ...

Highway Patrol, Spirit Lake Tribe sign mutual aid agreement

The Spirit Lake Tribe and the North Dakota Highway Patrol signed a mutual aid agreement recently. The agreement will enhance law enforcement in the areas of emergency calls, requests for mutual aid and other law enforcement functions on the Spirit Lake Reservation. The agreement does not ...