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NextERA Energy Resources donates $25,000 to Great Plains Food Bank

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FARGO – NextERA Energy Resources, through the NextEra Energy Foundation, has made a $25,000 donation to the Great Plains Food Bank. The donation will provide needed food assistance for children, seniors and families across North Dakota and western Minnesota. NextEra Energy Resources ...

ND COVID-19 numbers as of April 20

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Counties with positive cases: Cass County – 10 Grand Forks County – 5 Morton County – 1 Mountrail County – 1 Sioux County – 1 BY THE NUMBERS 14,987 – Total Tested (+240 individuals from yesterday) 14,343 – Negative (+223 individuals from yesterday) 644 ...

Three more COVID-19 deaths

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Coronavirus cases continued to rise in the state over the weekend even as oil prices plummeted and threatened the state’s revenue, Gov. Doug Burgum announced during his daily briefing on Monday. Three more people died of the coronavirus in the state over the weekend, all in Cass County. That ...

Safe gardening and landscaping means contacting 8-1-1 first

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With many North Dakotans staying home and working from home, many may use this extra time for do-it-yourself projects that involve digging in their yards. Xcel Energy reminds customers that April is National Safe Digging Month and customers should contact 8-1-1 to have underground utility lines ...

Northern Lights meal site re-opens

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NEW TOWN – North Segment Councilwoman Dr. Monica Mayer announced the Northern Lights meal site in New Town reopened on Monday from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. for both elders and school students. People can drive up and meals will be brought to them. The meal site will continue to be open.

Trinity Health urges face masks

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Trinity Health is asking all individuals to wear a cloth face covering whenever they enter a Trinity Health facility. The request is in accordance with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines which advise people to wear a cloth face covering in public settings where social ...

Grants provide funds for CPR devices at Minot, other cities

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The Helmsley Charitable Trust has distributed $4.7 million in funding across five states to pay for LUCAS mechanical CPR devices at hospitals caring for coronavirus patients. Minot is to receive seven of the devices. According to the release, other North Dakota cities that will receive the ...

Minot volunteers launch grocery delivery service

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For area residents looking for assistance with grocery delivery, help is now available. The City of Minot, through Minot Public Library and in cooperation with other organizations, is coordinating volunteers to ensure people who are unable to leave their homes or don’t feel safe doing so ...

Tyler Bohn, Sherwood, sentenced for menacing

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Tyler William Bohn, 26, Sherwood, who had originally been charged with Class C felony terrorizing and had been accused of threatening another man with a pellet gun in northwest Ward County on March 12, pleaded guilty on April 16 to a reduced charge of Class A misdemeanor menacing in district ...

Tina Webb, John Spitzer teach students remotely

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Area teachers have been rising to the challenge of teaching students at a distance since the governor ordered schools closed in mid-March. Tina Webb, a physical science teacher at Minot High School-Central Campus, has received praise from the grandfather of one student for keeping in touch ...

Corey Payne sentenced for possession of stolen vehicle

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Corey Edward Payne, 31, was sentenced on Friday to five years in prison, all suspended but the 62 days he has already served in jail, and three years of supervised probation, for Class B felony possession of a stolen motor vehicle. Court records show that North Central District Court Judge ...

ND COVID-19 numbers for April 19

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Results listed are for April 19. LM Wind Power Update 426 tests performed at the LM Wind Power testing event on Thursday, April 16 99 positive/323 negative/ 4 unable to be run for a total of 426 tests Of the 99 positives, 72 are LM employees, 19 are still under ...

Critical fire weather conditions across much of ND

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The US National Weather Service Bismarck North Dakota has issued a Red Flag Warning. Critical fire weather conditions are expected across much of southwest and south central North Dakota through early this evening. Relative humidity as low as 20 percent, gusty west winds to 45 mph, and very ...