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ND COVID-19 numbers announced on June 28

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Positive COVID-19 Test Results Results listed are from the previous day. INDIVIDUALS WHO DIED WITH COVID-19 Woman in her 80s from Cass County with underlying health conditions. COUNTIES WITH NEW POSITIVE CASES REPORTED TODAY Burleigh County - 7 Cass County – 15 Grand ...

ND COVID-19 numbers announced on June 27

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Positive COVID-19 Test Results Results listed are from the previous day. COUNTIES WITH NEW POSITIVE CASES REPORTED TODAY Barnes County - 1 Burleigh County - 11 Cass County – 12 Grand Forks County – 3 LaMoure County – 2 Morton County – 4 Ransom ...

Detroit drug dealers have arrived on Amtrak trains

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A Ward County Narcotics Task Force Officer acknowledged under oath in January that law enforcement has profiled young men who are arriving in Minot from the Detroit area on the Amtrak train because that has been a hub for drugs arriving in the area. One such defendant, Larry Devon Jones, 26, ...

Velva organizations in need

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Quarantine has been difficult on many people in North Dakota, limiting their contact with family and friends. Now that the state has been put into the “low risk” category, Clint Hudkins, the owner of Finish Line Burgers & Brew, is holding a Cook Off for Charity event today, starting at ...

New place to play

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SURREY – The installation of new playground equipment, expected to happen later this year, will be a milestone in the effort to develop a new park in Surrey. For a small town, Surrey has a notable selection of lovely parks but none are in the southern part of town. “There’s nothing on ...

As dry conditions expand, Minot region receives welcome rain

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What a welcome happening! Thunderstorms rolled through the Minot region late Wednesday night and into Thursday morning, dropping much needed rainfall to an area where dry conditions have been rapidly expanding and deteriorating. The amount of rain was spotty, which is often the case in ...

Jason Ellingson, Minot, charged with intent to deliver heroin

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Jason Ray Ellingson, 41, Minot, is charged in district court in Minot with Class B felony intent to deliver heroin in Minot on Wednesday. According to a probable cause affidavit filed with the court, Ellingson was arrested following a traffic stop in the 3200 block of 4th Street SW on ...

Positive COVID-19 Test Results announced on June 26

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Results listed are from the previous day. COUNTIES WITH NEW POSITIVE CASES REPORTED TODAY Burleigh County - 6 Cass County - 10 Grand Forks County - 3 Hettinger County - 1 Morton County - 1 Mountrail County - 1 Sargent County - 1 Sioux County - 1 Stark County - 1 Stutsman County - ...

Contractors working on city project test positive for COVID-19

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The City of Minot has been notified that 10 contract employees working on a city construction project recently tested positive for coronavirus. “The crew members are not City of Minot employees; they are employed by contractors working on a city project,” Interim City Manager David ...

County to prepare response to audit report

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Ward County will be preparing responses to findings of a financial audit after receiving a report Thursday that was clear of any fraud, waste or major operational issues. The Ward County Commission commissioned a more in-depth audit for 2019 due to the transition from retiring ...

Former Minot pastor, columnist dies

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The Rev. Arland O. Fiske, former pastor of Bethany Lutheran Church, Minot, and a former contributing columnist to The Minot Daily News, died June 16 in Hopkins, Minn., at the age of 93. Fiske also served area churches. Fiske was a prolific writer. He wrote books and newspaper columns on ...

FSA begins accepting ag assistance applications online

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency has begun accepting applications for the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program through an online portal, Sen. John Hoeven announced Thursday. Further, the agency will use commercial document storage and e-signature solutions to allow ...

Kyler Berdahl charged with felony trespass, misdemeanor assault

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Kyler Thomas Berdahl, 21, is accused of trespassing at a relative’s house in Minot and hurting a relative’s leg when he kicked in her door during an argument on Wednesday. The woman told police that fentanyl use might have been a factor in the incident, according to statements made during ...