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ND COVID-19 numbers announced on Jan. 11

COVID-19 Test Results The results listed are from the previous day. Additional data can be found on the NDDoH website. BY THE NUMBERS 2,976 - Total Tests from yesterday* 1,411,499 - Total tests completed since the pandemic began 121 - Positive Individuals from Yesterday***** 112 - ...

COVID-19 vaccine arrives at Minot AFB

By 2ND LT. RYAN WALSH Minot Air Force Base Public Affairs MINOT AIR FORCE BASE – The 5th Medical Group at Minot Air Force Base began rolling out doses of the COVID-19 vaccine last week, with intentions to distribute the vaccine on a volunteer basis. Local prioritization follows the ...

Brad Halton, Minot, sentenced to three years for delivery of cocaine

Brad Jermaine Halton, 44, Minot, was sentenced on Friday to 10 years in prison, with a requirement that he serve three years, followed by three years of supervised probation for Class B felony delivery of cocaine on July 16, 2019. A second Class B felony delivery of cocaine charge against ...

ND COVID-19 numbers announced on Jan. 10

COVID-19 Test Results The results listed are from the previous day. Additional data can be found on the NDDoH website. BY THE NUMBERS 3,352 - Total Tests from yesterday* 1,408,600 - Total tests completed since the pandemic began 93 - Positive Individuals from Yesterday***** 78 - ...

New ND Equine Association plans expo in Minot

A new association for North Dakota horse enthusiasts is planning its first big event as it looks to promote public education about “everything equus.” Kaycee Wilen, who initiated the founding of the North Dakota Equine Association last March, said the nonprofit’s first North Dakota Horse ...

ND COVID-19 numbers announced on Jan. 9

COVID-19 Test Results The results listed are from the previous day. Additional data can be found on the NDDoH website. BY THE NUMBERS 4,382 - Total Tests from yesterday* 1,404,652 - Total tests completed since the pandemic began 125 - Positive Individuals from Yesterday***** 86 - ...

Roosevelt Park Zoo helping people with sensory needs

If a visitor to Minot’s Roosevelt Park Zoo has an invisible disability, the zoo can help that person have a more pleasurable visit. “As a way to be more inclusive to families, we became certified through KultureCity so when families come to the zoo they can check out a (KultureCity) ...

Let’s Cook: Tapioca and Relaxation

As many of you know, we are fans of celebrating the 12 days of Christmas. We often prepare special meals, set our table with dishes from the past and present, and each evening enjoy the timeless holiday classic of sitting in the presence of the lighted Christmas tree while enjoying some quiet ...

City extends rapid COVID testing

COVID-19 rapid BinaxNOW Screening in Minot will continue through Jan. 16, according to the City of Minot. The testing is happening at the City of Minot’s Fire Station 1, located at 2111 10th St SW. Times for upcoming testing next week will be: – Monday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Tuesday, ...

Drive-through screening for COVID-19 slated for Monday in Williston

WILLISTON – A free drive-through community BinaxNOW Rapid Antigen screening for COVID-19 will be held Monday, Jan. 11, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Williston in the former Sloulin Airport hangar at 408 Airport Road. People who want to access the testing site are asked to turn on their ...

If I Were Mayor Essay Contest for third and seventh graders

The North Dakota League of Cities is sponsoring a statewide If I Were Mayor essay contest for third and seventh grade students. Students may submit essays on their own or through their classroom teacher. Submission requirements can be found at www.ndlc.org/essay. If I Were Mayor contest ...

Noah Figliolino charged with intent to deliver fentanyl

Noah Figliolino, 22, Minot, is charged in district court in Minot with Class A felony intent to deliver about 70 grams or more of fentanyl in Minot on Thursday. He is also charged with Class B felony manufacture of marijuana, Class C felony possession of drug paraphernalia, and Class C felony ...

Brandon Williams, Minot, sentenced to two years for terrorizing

Brando Christopher Williams, 29, Minot, was sentenced on Friday to four years in prison, with a requirement that he serve two years, for pointing a gun at a woman on Oct. 4, 2020 and terrorizing her. Judge Todd Cresap also sentenced Williams to two years of supervised probation, gave him ...

REFLECTIONS: Spiritual Covid Test

You may have had one or more Covid tests and maybe even a rapid test. But all of us have been undergoing spiritual Covid testing whether we want it or not. For us who are Catholics, for the most part, we in this country have been dispensed from obligatory Sunday Mass attendance. What this means ...

Emergency sirens sound out for attention

Racing down the road with lights flashing and sirens blaring, emergency vehicles are equipped to get attention. They don’t all sound the same, though, and some sounds are particularly distinct. Emergency vehicles typically are fitted with sirens that offer a selection of tones, and while ...