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Minot man sentenced for assault

Chauncey Lakeante Johnson, 22, Minot, was sentenced on Thursday to 360 days in jail, all suspended, followed by two years of supervised probation, for Class A misdemeanor assault. Johnson had originally been charged, along with two co-defendants, with Class B felony conspiracy to commit ...

Upper Missouri Valley Fair underway

WILLISTON -- This year’s Upper Missouri Valley Fair in Williston kicked off Wednesday evening with a free beef and baked bean feed. There are a lot of interesting things at this year’s fair including the 4-H exhibits and live concerts in the evening with the band Judd Hoos playing Friday ...

Louis ‘Yankee’ Robinson – An Early Trapper’s Exploits – Part 2

(Editor’s Note: Part 1 was published in the June 18-19 Weekend Edition of The Minot Daily News.) In 1898, the Williams County auditor in Williston issued 892 wolf-bounty certificates, of which Louis “Yankee” Robinson received 284 that year. The largest grey wolf ever seen was killed by ...

Amaya awarded ND Council on the Arts fellowship

Efrain Amaya, director and conductor of the Minot Symphony Orchestra and an associate professor of music at Minot State University, has been awarded an artist fellowship by the North Dakota Council on the Arts. The Individual Artist Fellowship program recognizes established artists residing ...

Trinity Health offers diabetes prevention program

The Trinity Health Center for Diabetes Education is accepting registrations for Weigh 2 Change, a CDC-approved diabetes prevention program that helps people with prediabetes take control of their health through nutrition, exercise, and support. Interested persons are encouraged to attend one ...

Trinity receives grant funding for rooms at new trauma center

The Trinity Health Foundation has received a $100,000 grant from the William Randolph Hearst Foundation for the new Trinity Health Healthcare Campus and Medical District Capital Campaign. The funds will be specifically allocated to the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner interview and exam rooms ...