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Special services at Minot Baptist Church

Dr. Marvin Mungle of Firm Foundations Ministries will be presenting a series of messages with plenty for the whole family, at Minot Baptist Church this week. The presentations began Wednesday and will also be held today and Friday at 7 p.m. and again on Sunday during the church’s regular ...

Creative Night Out in Downtown MInot

Creative Night Out is happening tonight in downtown Minot, starting at 5:30 p.m. Several different art forms will be displayed at downtown businesses, along with music, snacks, sale specials and artist demonstrations. Wendy Weiss Voeller will be at Artmain, doing art demos alongside the ...

Candidates named for State Education Board

State Superintendent Kirsten Baesler said Wednesday that a selection committee has forwarded recommendations to Gov. Doug Burgum for appointments to the state Board of Public School Education. The seven-member board acts on requests from school districts to dissolve, reorganize, or transfer ...

Minot to continue traditions

Mum Pyrotechnics, the Minot Fireworks Association and Minot Park District are holding events on Saturday to celebrate Independence Day. The Minot Park District is having its fifth annual 4th of July Festival in Roosevelt Park on Saturday from noon to 3 p.m. The event is free to attend. ...

Rainfall arrives in region

A lack of rainfall and serious concerns of a developing drought were reversed Monday. A line of thunderstorms brought badly needed rainfall over much of western North Dakota, including the immediate Minot area where young crops and pastures were beginning to struggle under hot and dry ...

ND COVID-19 numbers announced on July 1

COVID-19 Test Results Results listed are from the previous day. INDIVIDUALS WHO DIED WITH COVID-19 Man in his 90s from Stark County with underlying health conditions. COUNTIES WITH NEW POSITIVE CASES REPORTED TODAY Burleigh County - 9 Cass County – 15 Dunn County ...

Drive through graduation

Neither COVID-19 nor thunderstorms and rain showers could stop educators, managers and others from Trinity from congratulating graduates of Trinity Health’s Nurse Residency Program on Tuesday. The newly minted nurses were honored with a drive-through ceremony at Minot’s Oak Park on ...

Power outage in Minot

Power was out for 34 minutes in parts of Minot on Tuesday morning. “The outage was caused by a main feeder cable hit by a contractor doing directional boring on the north side of the Burdick Expressway underneath the viaduct,” said Kathy Aas, community relations manager for Xcel Energy, ...

Third round of COVID-19 testing scheduled today for Trinity Homes

Trinity Homes will conduct its third round of testing today as part of the phased approach to resuming visitation at long term care facilities outlined in the state’s Vulnerable Population Protection (VP3) Plan, according to information provided by Trinity. This testing event is not a ...

Benjamin Reid, Minot, charged with child abuse

Benjamin James Reid, 39, Minot, is accused of physically abusing a girl at a southwest Minot residence on Friday, June 26. He is charged with Class C felony child abuse in district court in Minot. According to the probable cause affidavit filed with the court, Reid was drunk and was involved ...

Supreme Court rejects appeal from James Kremer in child porn case

The North Dakota Supreme Court has turned down an application for post-conviction relief from James Richard Kremer, 41, Minot, who had asked to withdraw his guilty plea to three counts of Class C felony possession of child pornography. North Central District Court Judge Doug Mattson sentenced ...

Board temporarily suspends ACT/SAT requirement

The State Board of Higher Education has authorized institutions to temporarily waive the requirement of standardized test scores (ACT or SAT) that are normally submitted as part of the application process for admission to North Dakota’s 11 colleges and universities. The temporary waiver ...

Area counties receive Homeland Security dollars

WASHINGTON – The Federal Emergency Management Agency under the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has awarded more than $9.54 million to North Dakota entitles through competitive preparedness grant programs, Sen. Kevin Cramer announced Tuesday. North Dakota received nearly $4.3 million ...

Former council members Wolsky, Straight plan to stay engaged

As they step away from service on the Minot City Council, Josh Wolsky and Shannon Straight say they will continue to be watching from the sidelines and advocating for Minot from new vantage points. Completing three-year terms on June 23, Wolsky and Straight were part of the #MakeMinot ...

Drowning at Nelson-Carlson

Tyve Bulliner, 22, Minot Air Force Base, drowned Saturday at Nelson-Carlson lakes south of Minot. According to the Ward County Sheriff’s Department, Bulliner and another person had been on a kayak when it capsized. Wind at the time was gusting in excess of 20 miles per hour. Bulliner’s ...

ND COVID-19 numbers announced on June 30

COVID-19 Test Results Results listed are from the previous day. COUNTIES WITH NEW POSITIVE CASES REPORTED TODAY Benson County - 1 Burleigh County - 9 Cass County – 13 Morton County - 10 Mountrail County – 3 Pierce County – 1 Walsh County - 1 BY THE ...