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Dakota Datebook: Aug. 8-12

HOTR Champions Ride By CATHY A. LANGEMO Aug, 8 — For nearly 60 years, Home On The Range (HOTR) at Sentinel Butte has been helping troubled, neglected and abused children turn their lives around. This unique ranch home, on the edge of the beautiful North Dakota Badlands, gives these ...

Construction continues on long-awaited water project

About $125 million in construction has been occurring on the Northwest Area Water Supply project, bringing the project closer to the time when Missouri River water will flow to the Minot region. About $64 million is going into Phase I of the biota treatment plant that has been rising from ...

The bird with the ‘oily rainbow’

Friluftsliv To loosely translate from Norwegian to English: fri = free, lufts = air’s, liv = life The English equivalent= Outdoor Life The “Outdoor Life” (Friluftsliv) that I will explore in these columns will be wide ranging: birds, wildlife, the Badlands, historic sites, outdoor ...

Boy Scout Troop 425 celebrates turning 50

Troop 425, the Rough Riders in Minot, turned 50 this year. Scoutmaster George Smith became leader in 1993, and has carried on the traditions for 29 years. Smith said there are 13 members in the Rough Riders and nowadays the troop meets in the Fellowship Room of the Congregational United ...

Minot man pleads guilty to sexual assault on young child

Connor Ross Bradshaw, 21, Minot, entered an Alford plea on Friday to Class A felony sexual assault on a young child in 2018. An Alford plea means he maintains his innocence but recognizes he could be found guilty if the case goes to trial. A jury trial in the case had been scheduled for Aug. ...

Man sentenced for possession of stolen U-Haul van

Larry Cartwright, 39, Minot, was sentenced on Tuesday to 360 days in jail, all suspended but the 59 days he has already served in the Ward County Jail, and two years of supervised probation for possession of a stolen U-Haul van on June 5 in Minot. Judge Richard Hagar also ordered him to pay ...