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Visiting photography professor educates students about print types

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Christina Z. Anderson traveled from Bozeman, Mont., to judge the ‘Americas 2020: Paperworks’ show, and also to give an art seminar on the Minot State University campus on Friday afternoon. Anderson is an avid photographer and a professor of photography at Montana State University in ...

ARBI conference to be held in Minot

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The sixth annual Assiniboine River Basin Initiative Conference, “Managing Water on the Agricultural Landscape,” will be held Wednesday and Thursday in the Clarion Hotel & Conference Center in Minot. The conference is expected to bring more than 70 representatives from North Dakota, ...

Dollar General opens new store in Minot

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Dollar General announces its newest store at 1106 4th Ave. NW, near Oak Park, in Minot is now open. In its new location near Oak Park, Dollar General offers area residents a new place to shop for everyday essentials. Dollar General will celebrate the store’s official grand opening on ...

Survey on Minot Public Schools calendar

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The Minot Public School Board is seeking input from district patrons with the development of the 2020-2021 school calendar. Interested parties are asked to take a short survey online at www.minot.k12.nd.us. The survey will be open until Wednesday at noon.

Minot City Assessor Kevin Ternes to retire Feb. 28

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City Assessor Kevin Ternes will be moving on but not slowing down when he retires Feb. 28 after nearly 29 years with the City of Minot. Ternes plans to open a commercial appraisal business and pursue his array of other interests. He leaves behind a five-member staff, whom he holds in high ...

‘A very strategic base’

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MINOT AIR FORCE BASE – Minot Air Force Base, the Department of Defense’s only dual wing-nuclear capable installation, gets many distinguished visitors each year. On Wednesday, Secretary of Defense Mark Esper, along with Senators John Hoeven and Kevin Cramer will visit the base. Hoeven and ...

Valentine treats for veterans

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Submitted Photo Minot Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary members gather to assemble Valentine treats for veterans living in nursing homes and assisted living facilities. Members delivered the treats Thursday, and also distributed valentines made by students at Our Redeemer’s Christian ...

Anti-vaping sticker contest winners announced

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Anti-vaping sticker creations by Anna Kerzmann and Emma Ramirez were selected as the top designs in a contest conducted by the Minot Area Vaping Task Force. Anna, a fifth-grader at Edison Elementary in Minot, won in the fifth grade and younger category. Emma, a sixth-grader at Memorial Middle ...

Nothing petty about stealing from merchants

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A person with a cart of groceries goes out the door without paying. So too does someone wearing a new coat. Items from a store shelf are stuffed into a carrying bag. Money in a cash register is less than recorded sales. While shoplifting and other forms of theft of items valued at $500 or ...

School board makes some changes in school lunch debt policy

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After hearing from people in the audience and a long discussion about its updated policy on unpaid school lunch debt, the Minot Public School Board voted unanimously on Thursday night to make a few changes and to study others. The board had originally updated its meal charging procedure in ...

Environmentally Minded People of Minot educates community

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Elisha Gates of Minot entered 2020 with a goal to do as much as she can in her home to reduce waste. Monica Peterson of Minot is inspired to try composting this summer. Both are among a growing group of local residents who are supporting each other’s efforts to leave a smaller imprint on ...

ND oil production drops slightly in December

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BISMARCK – Oil production in North Dakota in December declined slightly, according to state officials on Friday. The December oil and gas production statistics are the most recent numbers available. The numbers normally are about two months behind. Lynn Helms, director of the North Dakota ...

Ditch the dip during Through With Chew Week

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First District Health Unit is calling attention to the health risks and dangers associated with smokeless tobacco use during Through with Chew Week Feb. 17-21. Feb. 20 is designated as the Great American Spit Out. First District Health Unit will be providing smokeless tobacco users with ...

Patrick Williams, Minot, sentenced to two years for terrorizing

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Patrick John Williams, 26, Minot, was sentenced on Thursday to five years in prison, with a requirement that he serve two years, for swinging at his brother with a pipe wrench and a flashlight during an argument on March 19, 2019, and for making threats against his brother. Williams will also ...

Minot Literacy Volunteers hold book drive

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Key Club students will be collecting books from Feb. 17-21 at Magic City Campus. Books for all age groups, all genres and subjects are welcome, with a few exceptions: religious books, textbooks, encyclopedias, or books that are dirty or significantly damaged. New books will be used by ...