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‘On Your Way’ teaches lessons for new adults

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“Take time for the beauty of the world so bright and sunny, and when it comes to work chase the dream, not the money.” That is one of the many little lessons that Stephanie Edwards teaches in her newest book, “On Your Way.” The book was published in May and was written to teach and ...

Williston boy injured in ATV crash

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WILLISTON – A 14-year-old Williston boy was injured in an ATV crash two miles east of Williston on Saturday. Landon Murphy was going east on a 2019 Polaris Sportsman 450 in the north ditch of Williams County Road 6 at an unknown speed, according to a North Dakota Highway Patrol news ...

Midsummer Night Festival brings food and music

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The Scandinavian Heritage Park will be holding the Midsummer Night Festival in the Park on June 19. The event will host food, music and a movie. A meal will start the event, running from 5:30 to 7:15 p.m. or while supplies last. At 7 p.m., the Minot City Band will begin playing and a flag ...

State media say Chinese President Xi to visit North Korea

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BEIJING (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping will make a state visit to North Korea this week, state media announced Monday, as U.S. talks with North Korea on its nuclear program are at an apparent standstill. Xi will meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during the visit on Thursday and ...

Iran says it will break uranium stockpile limit in 10 days

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TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran will break the uranium stockpile limit set by Tehran’s nuclear deal with world powers in the next 10 days, the spokesman for the country’s atomic agency said Monday while also warning that Iran could enrich uranium up to 20% — just a step away from weapons-grade ...

Gloria Vanderbilt, heiress, jeans queen, dies at 95

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NEW YORK (AP) — Gloria Vanderbilt, the intrepid heiress, artist and romantic who began her extraordinary life as the “poor little rich girl” of the Great Depression, survived family tragedy and multiple marriages and reigned during the 1970s and ’80s as a designer jeans pioneer, died ...

US restores some aid to El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration said Monday it is easing previously announced cuts in hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to the Central American nations of El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala but will not allow new funding until those countries do more to reduce migrant flows ...

Egypt’s ousted president Morsi dies in court during trial

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CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s first democratically elected president, Islamist leader Mohammed Morsi who was ousted by the military in 2013 after a year in office, collapsed in court while on trial Monday and died, state TV and his family said. The 67-year-old Morsi had just addressed the court, ...

Summer heats up at Minot’s RibFest

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The pits were fired up, lemonade was flowing and live music played in the distance Friday and Saturday evenings as Minoters headed to the North Dakota State Fairgrounds for Minot’s RibFest. The event offered live music Friday from the Missing Lynx followed by Top Dead Center and Saturday ...

‘Image maker’ event set

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BISMARCK – Shane Balkowitsch of Bismarck is a self-taught “image maker” and one of the fewer than 1,000 wet plate collodion artists around the world. Wet plate photography is a Victorian photographic method dating back to the 19th century and involves preparing a glass plate with ...

Honoring the past

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ALEXANDER – Clay Jenkinson from the Thomas Jefferson Hour will be the special guest speaker at the Lewis and Clark Trail Museum’s 50th anniversary celebration June 29 beginning at 4 p.m. Jenkinson has portrayed several different historical figures including Meriwether Lewis in ...

Ward County Achievement Days start Monday

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Nearly 240 Cloverbud and 4-H members will be in Minot for the 87th Annual Ward County 4-H Achievement Days on Monday, June 17, through Thursday, June 20, displaying their talents and skills they have been perfecting during the past year. Ward County 4-H Achievement Days at the North Dakota ...

Saudi crown prince accuses rival Iran of tanker attacks

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said in remarks published Sunday that the kingdom will not hesitate to confront Iranian threats to its security. He joined the U.S. in accusing its bitter rival Iran of being behind the attacks on two oil ...

Summer camp is newest front in battle with measles outbreak

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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The battle to contain the worst U.S. measles outbreak in 27 years has a new front: summer camp. Vaccinations have been made mandatory this summer for campers and staff in several counties north of New York City that annually fill up with kids from the Orthodox Jewish ...

Israeli PM’s wife sentenced for misusing state funds

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JERUSALEM (AP) — A Jerusalem magistrate court on Sunday sentenced Sara Netanyahu, the wife of Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, to pay a fine of more than $15,000 for misusing state funds. The sentencing comes after she agreed to a plea bargain that ended the years-long saga of ...

Last hepatitis case against Trinity appealed to ND Supreme Court

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A plaintiff whose late wife had been infected with Hepatitis C is appealing his lawsuit against Trinity Health to the North Dakota Supreme Court. Mark Krebsbach, who is represented by the Bakke Grinolds Wiederholt firm in Bismarck, is asking the court to reverse the judgment against him in ...

ND oil, gas production remains high

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BISMARCK – North Dakota’s oil production showed only a slight dip in April, the most recent figures available. In April, the state produced 1,391,188 barrels of oil a day, a drop of 572 barrels compared to March when the state produced 1,391,760 barrels of oil a day. The all-time high ...

Three area graduates are state FFA officers

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Three recent high school graduates from the Minot area have been elected as state FFA officers. Ben Van Berkom, who graduated this spring from Des Lacs-Burlington, was elected president. Christina Bingham, who graduated this spring from Max High School, was elected state secretary. Hannah ...

Trump blames Iran for tanker attacks but calls for talks

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has blamed Iran for attacks on oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, but he also held out hope that implicit U.S. threats to use force will yield talks with the Islamic Republic as the Pentagon considers beefing up defenses in the Persian ...