Ward County Sheriff’s annual report shows impact from pandemic

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The Ward County Sheriff’s Office saw a slight decrease in calls for service and a lower jail inmate count in 2020, but the number of incidents and arrests held steady during the COVID-19 pandemic. Alcohol-related incidents and domestic violence proved the most problematic, according to the ...

Ward County 4-H competes in West River Judging Contests

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Seventeen 4-H members from Ward County traveled to Beulah for the West River Judging Contests on Feb. 20 to participate in the Crops Judging and Hippology. The contests are split into two age groups, Junior (eight to 13 years old) and Senior (14 to 18 years old). Crops Judging consists of pan ...

Story of ND Haven family passed down in history

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When Toni Holland of Houston, Texas, came across an online story by The Minot Daily News a few weeks ago about a movie to be made on the last lynching in North Dakota, it caught her interest. Holland sent an email to The Minot Daily News explaining she is related to the family that Charles ...

Minot hotel occupancy hit 80% last weekend

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Minot was full of activity last weekend resulting in a large number of people staying at local hotels. Stephanie Schoenrock, executive director of Visit Minot, the local convention and visitors bureau, said this past weekend Minot hotels had “80 percent occupancy, which is ...

Minot native now Moorhead mayor

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Milestones is a new series that celebrates former area residents for recent notable accomplishments. Nominations can be sent by email to kolson@minotdailynews.com. - MOOREHEAD, Minn. – When Minot native Shelly Aasen Carlson moves into a new city government position in Moorhead, Minnesota, ...