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ND COVID-19 numbers announced on May 14

Positive COVID-19 Test Results Results listed are from the previous day. COUNTIES WITH NEW POSITIVE CASES REPORTED TODAY Burleigh County - 1 Cass County – 57 Grand Forks County – 6 Mountrail County – 1 Richland County – 1 Williams County - 1 BY THE ...

Minot Memorial Day program canceled

No Memorial Day program will be held in Minot this year. Loren Headrick, commander of the Minot Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 753, said the program will not be held due to the COVID-19 pandemic concerns. The VFW was scheduled to be in charge of this year’s program. The VFW and Minot ...

Minot Park Board candidates see challenges post-COVID

Minot park board candidates see the need for leaner budgets and different operating methods in a post-coronavirus environment. They discussed their views on how to continue advancing Minot’s facilities and quality of life in a new environment at an online forum Tuesday, sponsored by the Minot ...

School board approves low bid for lift construction at Magic City Campus

The Minot Public School Board approved a low bid on Tuesday from Rolac Contracting Inc., to complete work on a handicapped accessible lift at Minot High School-Magic City Campus. Building and grounds supervisor Jared Edwards told the board that bids for the project came in under the original ...

Produced water spill occurs near Keene

KEENE – A leak in a pipeline running from a treater to a produced water storage tank caused a spill on a well pad located 10 miles northwest of Keene. The well is operated by Newfield Production Company. The North Dakota Department of Environmental Quality was notified of the spill. The ...

Shooting in Minot under investigation

MINOT- Minot police report that a shooting is underway in southwest Minot on Wednesday evening. One person is in custody. The victim has been transported into Trinity Hospital. There's no believed threat to the public. No further information is available. - Staff Report

Minot Municipal Court to re-open May 18 with operational changes

Minot’s Municipal Court will re-open May 18 to begin processing cases that have been on hold for more than two months. There will be noticeable changes to the operation of the court due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Laurie Nishek, administrative clerk with the court, said at a news briefing ...

Six running for Minot Public School Board

Six people have filed to run for three open seats on the Minot Public School Board. Candidates include incumbents Jim Rostad, Mark Lyman, and Mitch Kraft and challengers Justin Ahmann, Mike Gessner and Bonny Berryman. The election will be held June 9 in conjunction with the county and city ...

ND COVID-19 numbers announced on May 13

Positive COVID-19 Test Results Results listed are from the previous day. INDIVIDUAL WHO DIED WITH COVID-19 Woman in her 90s from Cass County with underlying health conditions. Woman in her 90s from Cass County with underlying health conditions. COUNTIES WITH NEW POSITIVE ...

Minot police report victim of shooting incident tonight has died

Update from Minot police: Male victim of shooting incident has died from his injuries. Additional details will be released in the morning as investigators are continuing to work hard to determine what led up to the shooting. From Minot Police Department as of about 8:40 p.m. today. Shooting ...

Game and Fish asks for help in moose poaching case

It is one of the worst poaching cases in recent memory. The North Dakota Game and Fish Department reports that three cow moose and two bulls were shot and killed around April 25-30 six miles southwest of Dunseith. The poaching of big game animals happens occasionally, but this moose killing ...

Minot Memorial Day program canceled

No Memorial Day program will be held in Minot this year. Loren Headrick, commander of the Minot Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 753, said the program will not be held due to the COVID-19 pandemic concerns. The VFW was scheduled to be in charge of this year's program. The VFW and Minot American ...

Hairball Haven at capacity

The COVID-19 pandemic has hit non-profits hard and is making it difficult for them to operate. One such non-profit is Hairball Haven, a local cat rescue. Hairball Haven was founded by Tanya Mendelsohn back in 2015 to rescue cats from the Minot pound. It’s strictly a foster rescue, as ...

Commander’s Inspection Program at Minot AFB wins best in Air Force

MINOT AIR FORCE BASE – The 5th Bomb Wing Inspector General office was awarded the Maj. Gen. Junius W. Jones Inspector General Award for having the most outstanding Commander’s Inspection Program in the Air Force for the year 2019 at Minot Air Force Base. The Wing Inspector General office ...

Kaleb Frey, Perfecto Ramos Jr. charged with burglarizing Ground Round

Kaleb Patrick Thomas Frey, 19, and Perfecto Ramos Jr., 18, are charged with burglarizing the Ground Round in southeast Minot at about 1:22 a.m. Tuesday. Frey is charged in district court in Minot with Class C felony burglary and Class A misdemeanor wearing a mask during commission of a crime. ...

Veterans Rally for Resources set for May 20

The North Dakota Military Outreach Program and the Minot Vet Center will be holding a Veterans Rally for Resources event on May 20 in the Armed Forces Reserve Center parking lot at 3420 2nd Street NE in Minot. The rally will be from 1-3 p.m. Those attending must stay in their vehicles. Six ...

Sandbox Saturday at Sundre Sand & Gravel

Sundre Sand & Gravel are partnering with the Souris Valley Animal Shelter on May 30 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. It will take place at Sundre Sand & Gravel, 6220 37th Ave SE. Parents or guardians can attend with their children to fill their buckets with free sand to fill their sandboxes at ...