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Fireworks assured, fundraising continues

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More dollars are desired and still being sought, but the Minot Fireworks Association says they’ve raised enough money to put on a fireworks show on the Fourth of July. However, said spokesman Adam Dyess earlier this week, they are “looking for a few extra thousand dollars” to reach their ...

CORRECTION

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The wrong performance time was published in “Anderson Duo set to perform at Sibyl Center” that ran in Friday’s edition. Erik and Dianna Anderson will perform at 7 p.m. Sunday at the Sibyl Center in Stanley.

Minot Public Library eliminates fines for children

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The mission of the Minot Public Library is to connect, enrich and inspire. To that end, the staff and Board of the Library believe library services are particularly essential to the youth of the Minot community and have decided that effective July 1 children will no longer accrue fines for ...

Closed but not vacant

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Occupants of a Minot motel that has undergone foreclosure proceedings have raised the ire of some residents of the area. Minot city leaders have been working to address the matter for several days but have not been successful in contacting the property owner. It is expected that some type of ...

Celebrations all around for Fourth of July

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With the Fourth of July fast approaching, there are a variety of event taking place to celebrate both in Minot and in surrounding areas. In Minot, the events will begin with the 2019 Fourth of July Festival in Roosevelt Park starting at 9:30 a.m. The event will kick off with a Patriotic ...

ND senators comment on Dems debate

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Senators Kevin Cramer and John Hoeven and Congressman Kelly Armstrong commented on the Democratic primary debate. The debate with a portion of the candidates was held Wednesday evening at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts in Miami. “They were not talking to me, but I hope ...

The case for car seats

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Keep them in car seats as long as you can. That’s the advice from Bobbi Dickinson of Minot’s First District Health Unit in regard to children riding in vehicles. Failure to buckle children into car seats is not only dangerous, it is against the law. The North Dakota Century Code, ...

Harris gets personal, delivers civil rights blow to Biden

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Kamala Harris spoke slowly but bluntly as she stared at Joe Biden, then began treating him as a hostile witness. The former prosecutor turned California senator started by saying she didn’t think the former vice president was racist. But she criticized him for recently ...

G-20 leaders clash over values, face calls to protect growth

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OSAKA, Japan (AP) — World leaders attending a Group of 20 summit in Japan that began Friday are clashing over values that have served for decades as the foundation of their cooperation as they face calls to fend off threats to economic growth. “A free and open economy is the basis for ...

Biden says Harris misrepresented busing stance

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MIAMI (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden says Kamala Harris mispresented his position on school busing decades ago, but he doesn’t think she did it intentionally. The California senator challenged Biden’s stance on busing to desegregate public schools during the 1970s during ...

Minot Prairie Quilt Guild’s program helps community

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A project spearheaded by Britni Kraft and Luanne Duchsherer, co-chairs of the Community Service program, brought 21 women from the Minot Prairie Quilt Guild together on June 22 to construct the first wave of weighted blankets for use by individuals with ADHD, PTSD, anxiety and other similar ...

Senators: Defense Authorization Act supports Minot AFB missions

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The National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2020, passed by the Senate on Thursday authorizes for Minot Air Force Base fully funding a program to replace the UH-1N Huey helicopters and funding for upgrades to the B-52, and legislation to support the intercontinental ballistic missile ...

Democrats clash over health insurance, economy

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MIAMI (AP) — Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren raised her hand as one of the only Democratic presidential contenders willing to abolish her own private health insurance in favor of a government-run plan, demanding "structural change" in the economy and the government as Democrats met on the ...

Hearing held over X on probation form

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Two years ago, Judge Todd Cresap crossed out probation conditions that do not apply to convicted sex offender Daniel Elwell Sanderson but neglected to mark an X by a probation condition that did. The Department of Corrections did not like the way that Cresap filled out the probation ...

Chantel Ducheneaux charged with murder

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Chantel Ducheneaux, 26, is accused of stabbing Taylor Benson, 24, to death on June 21 in Parshall on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation. Ducheneaux is charged in U.S. District Court with murder. A preliminary hearing was held Tuesday. According to a court affidavit filed in U.S. District ...

French Consul General to Midwest to visit Medora

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MEDORA – The French Consul General to the Midwest will be visiting Medora next week to learn about that North Dakota city’s French connection. Guillaume Lacroix, who is based in Chicago, will be a special guest at the Meet the Pilots event on July 3, at the Dakota Territory Air Museum in ...

Supreme Court allows partisan districts, blocks census query

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WASHINGTON (AP) — In two politically charged rulings, the Supreme Court dealt a huge blow Thursday to efforts to combat the drawing of electoral districts for partisan gain and put a hold on the Trump administration’s effort to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. On the ...