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Kalix Recycling Center celebrating 25 years

The Kalix Recycling Center opened in June 1994 to offer Minot and area residents an opportunity to have a positive impact on the environment by recycling various commodities. For the last 25 years, residents of northwest North Dakota have utilized the Kalix program to recycle more than ...

Fire causes release of brine and oil at saltwater facility

STANLEY – A fire at a saltwater disposal facility near Stanley on Monday caused the release of 147,000 gallons of brine and 8,400 gallons of oil. Basic Energy Services reported to the North Dakota Oil and Gas Division on Tuesday that the fire was caused by welding sparks on location at the ...

Williston medical marijuana dispensary to open

WILLISTON – The third medical marijuana dispensary in North Dakota is expected to open in Williston on Friday. Harvest of Williston is located at 120 26th Street E., Unit 500, according to a North Dakota Department of Health news release. For a qualifying patient or designated caregiver ...

Meeting set to explain Sawyer Bridge replacement project

SAWYER – A public information meeting for the Sawyer Bridge Replacement Project of the Mouse River Enhanced Flood Protection Project has been scheduled for July 18. The public information meeting is sponsored by the Souris River Joint Board and will include an open house and a formal ...

Former motel vacated, to be secured

The former Fairview Motel has been vacated and will be secured, First District Health Unit reported Wednesday. Last week, the health unit had ordered people living at the deteriorating motel to vacate by July 10 due to health concerns related to lack of water service and reported sewage ...

About 15,000 people attend ‘The Spirit of the Prairie’ event

Dakota Territory Air Museum’s July 4 air show was a great success, according to an air museum official. In the neighborhood of 15,000 people attended the “The Spirit of the Prairie” air show held at the Minot International Airport late Thursday afternoon and going into the evening ...

Communities network on common issues

Economic and city leaders from area communities gathered in Minot Tuesday to discuss shared concerns about workforce development, housing and community engagement. The North Dakota Department of Commerce and Souris Basin Planning Council coordinated the cross-community discussion session ...

Bactrian camel at Roosevelt Park Zoo dies

The 2-year-old Bactrian camel at Minot’s Roosevelt Park Zoo was found deceased Friday morning at the zoo, according to a news release. Zoo Veterinarian Dr. Logan Wood conducted a necropsy. Welfare & Wellness Committee executive staff determined the cause of death was due to detrimental ...

City of Minot schedules aerial mosquito spraying between July 15-19

The City of Minot, in conjunction with Minot Air Force Base and the Ohio Air National Guard, has scheduled aerial spraying for mosquito control in the Minot area for an evening between July 15-19, weather permitting. Crews will choose an evening between July 15-19, depending on weather and ...

Kalix Recycling Center celebrating 25 years

The Kalix Recycling Center opened in June 1994 to offer Minot and area residents an opportunity to have a positive impact on the environment by recycling various commodities. For the last 25 years, residents of northwest North Dakota have utilized the Kalix program to recycle more than ...

MSU Summer Theatre presents ‘Big Fish’

The Minot State Summer Theatre will present their third production of the summer starting today and running through July 12 and then July 14-16 starting at 8:30 p.m. each night. “Big Fish,” based on the 2003 Tim Burton movie and the novel by Daniel Wallace, will be directed by Chad ...

Airports receive nearly $9.8 million in grants

WASHINGTON – The Federal Aviation Administration has awarded grants totaling $9.78 million for airports in North Dakota, according to Sen. John Hoeven, a member of the Senate Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Committee. Grants include: – Minot International ...

Raven Ware, Minot, charged with intent to deliver meth, heroin

Raven Elise Ware, 23, Minot, is charged in district court in Minot with intent to deliver methamphetamine and intent to deliver heroin, both Class B felonies, two counts of Class C felony unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, and one count of Class C felony tampering with physical ...

Bond set at $100,000 for robbery suspect Jordan Groninger, Burlington

Bond was set at $100,000 cash or corporate surety on Tuesday for Jordan Arnold Groninger, 29, of Burlington, who is suspected in three gas station robberies in Minot. Judge Richard Hagar also ordered Groninger to stay away from all of the robbery locations. Groninger allegedly robbed the ...