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Tyrek London, Minot, sentenced to four years for conspiracy, delivery of meth

Tyrek Kevon London, 22, Minot, was sentenced on Tuesday to 10 years in prison, with a requirement that he serve four years, and three years of supervised probation for Class A felony conspiracy to deliver methamphetamine and Class A felony delivery of methamphetamine. He was sentenced to two ...

Drive through event to promote Urban ND Native Vote

The Sacred Pipe Resource Center in coordination with the MHA (Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara) Minot Satellite Office is hosting a drive through event on Thursday to promote the Urban N.D. Native Vote. The event will be held from 4-6 p.m. at the former Wells Fargo building parking lot downtown ...

Lord’s Cupboard Food Pantry opens again

The Lord’s Cupboard Food Pantry resumed normal operations on Monday with precautions due to the coronavirus pandemic in effect, according to a posting on its Facebook page. The food pantry had closed last week after someone associated with the food pantry tested positive for the ...

Paraprofessional certificate program at DCB ranked eighth by Learn.com

Dakota College at Bottineau’s online education paraprofessional certification program has been recognized by Learn.com as the eighth best in the nation, according to information provided by the college. Learn.org ranked programs on admission requirements, program flexibility, and program ...

Plaza receives USDA funds for water system

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Agriculture, through the Office of Rural Development, has awarded a $1.5 million loan and $785,000 grant to the city of Plaza to help finance construction of a water tower and the replacement of a water main, according to Sens. Kevin Cramer and John ...

Council settles with former city manager

With just enough protest votes to indicate their dislike, Minot city council members Monday approved a settlement agreement with former city manager Tom Barry that will pay him $140,510.55, plus up to $5,000 in attorney fees. Barry signed the agreement Friday. The council voted 4-3 to approve ...

ND COVID-19 numbers announced on Oct. 27

COVID-19 Test Results The results listed are from the previous day. Additional data can be found on the NDDoH website. BY THE NUMBERS 6,505 – Total Tests from Yesterday* 829,052 – Total tests completed since the pandemic began 896 – Positive Individuals from Yesterday***** 39,130 ...

Drive-by baby shower for Surrey quints was a success

Joshua and Megan Hulen of Surrey, parents of quintuplets, received a number of gifts during their drive-by baby shower that was held Oct. 18 and have also met lots of people. The babies – Allison, Adam, Madison, Emma, and Chloe – were born in Fargo on Sept. 2 and came home to Surrey at the ...

Skye Miller sentenced to three years for delivery of fentanyl

Skye Jordan Dakota Miller, 29, Minot, was sentenced on Monday to 10 years in prison, with a requirement that he first serve three years, for Class B felony delivery of fentanyl on Feb. 4. Miller will be on supervised probation for three years following his release. He will receive credit for ...

Laura Nelson charged with delivery of methamphetamine in 2019

Laura Jean Nelson, 34, is charged in district court in Minot with Class B felony delivery of methamphetamine. Court records show that the alleged offenses date back to May 20, 2019 but the complaint was not filed until April 15 of this year and Nelson was only scheduled to make a court ...

Andre Moreno, Minot, sentenced to 15 days for domestic violence

Andre Thomas Moreno, 39, Minot, who had originally been charged with a Class C felony and had been accused of strangling a woman during a domestic altercation on Sept.23, 2019, pleaded guilty on Oct. 21 to a reduced charge of Class B misdemeanor domestic violence causing bodily injury. The ...

Spring 2021 registration opens Tuesday at Minot State

Minot State University’s Spring 2021 semester registration opens with priority registration on Tuesday, Oct. 27 for all currently enrolled MSU students, according to information provided by the university. Current Minot State degree seeking undergraduate or graduate students who enroll by ...

New park superintendent

STANTON – Alisha Deegan’s “dream park” to work at has always been Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site near Stanton. In August, Bert Frost, National Park Service regional director, announced Deegan was named the new superintendent of the park. Deegan began her career ...

Minot woman publishes book of stories in rhyme

Nancy Pietsch of Minot has always loved to jot down stories, but she only just published her first book this year. Her book, “Alabaster,” contains Pietsch’s poems or “stories in rhyme” with universal themes that will resonate with many types of readers: aging, friendship, how hard it ...

ND COVID-19 numbers announced on Oct. 26

COVID-19 Test Results The results listed are from the previous day. Additional data can be found on the NDDoH website. BY THE NUMBERS 6,660 – Total Tests from Yesterday* 822,605 – Total tests completed since the pandemic began 527 – Positive Individuals from Yesterday***** 38,241 ...

Sean Spillum appeals child porn possession conviction to ND Supreme Court

Sean Taylor Spillum, 23, Minot, is asking the North Dakota Supreme Court for a new trial in his Class C felony possession of child pornography case. Spillum was found guilty by a jury of the offense in February and Judge Doug Mattson sentenced to four years in prison and ordered him to ...

Shalee Youngbird appeals restitution order to North Dakota Supreme Court

Shalee Ann Youngbird, 22, is appealing to the North Dakota Supreme Court an order that she pay $56,917.46 in restitution for stealing a Chevrolet Camaro, speeding, crashing into a motor vehicle and injuring the other driver and totaling both vehicles, then leaving the scene of the crash on ...