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Minot Area Chamber EDC hosts legislative forums

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The Minot Area Chamber EDC will host virtual legislative forums in coming weeks to enable community members to hear from their representatives and senators. The chamber will be using the Zoom platform and has tentatively scheduled forums for this coming Saturday and again Jan. 30, beginning ...

ND COVID-19 numbers announced on Jan. 15

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COVID-19 Test Results   The results listed are from the previous day. Additional data can be found on the NDDoH website.    BY THE NUMBERS  7,258 - Total Tests from yesterday* 1,442,795 - Total tests completed since the pandemic began  233 - Positive ...

ND National Guard increases support to inauguration

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BISMARCK — The North Dakota National Guard adjutant general, Maj. Gen. Al Dohrmann announced additional support to the Jan. 20 presidential inauguration in Washington, D.C. Approximately 130 soldiers from the 816th Military Police Company will join 20 previously scheduled N.D. Guard members ...

USS North Dakota returns home after six-month deployment

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GROTON, Conn. – The USS North Dakota (SSN 784) has completed its second six-month deployment and returned to the boat’s homeport at Naval Submarine Base, New London in Groton, Connecticut, Jan. 11. The Virginia-class fast-attack submarine crew, commanded by Capt. Mark Robinson, was ...

City of Minot offices closed Monday

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City of Minot offices will be closed Monday in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday, including City Hall, Public Works and the Engineering Department. The regular City Council meeting will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 19. Minot Public Library will be open on ...

Jason Voeller charged with animal neglect

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Jason Troy Voeller, 47, has been charged with Class A misdemeanor animal neglect for allegedly leaving his dog alone in a trailer in Holiday Park without access to food or water for over a month. Voeller is scheduled to make an initial appearance on the charge on Jan. 19 in district court in ...

ND Capitol on heightened alert

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Talks by activists of potential armed protests across the country have security officers on a higher level of alert at the North Dakota State Capitol in Bismarck. The threats have come as federal investigations continue into an invasion of the Capitol in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 6 by a ...

Alex DeCoteau teaches first Ojibwe class at Minot State

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Alex DeCoteau, an enrolled member of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa, is teaching a class in the Ojibwe language online this semester at Minot State. DeCoteau said in an email last month that he believes it is the first time MSU has ever offered a class in Ojibwe. “I’m hoping ...

ND COVID-19 numbers announced on Jan. 14

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COVID-19 Test Results The results listed are from the previous day. Additional data can be found on the NDDoH website. BY THE NUMBERS 9,471 - Total Tests from yesterday* 1,435,657 - Total tests completed since the pandemic began 248 - Positive Individuals from Yesterday***** 179 ...

Congressman Armstrong votes against impeachment

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WASHINGTON – Congressman Kelly Armstrong spoke on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday about why he voted against impeachment of President Donald Trump. “What happened last Wednesday is an absolute tragedy. And not only are we part of dealing with it now, we were ...

Barry Lindeman, Minot, found guilty of sexual abuse of a child

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Barry Mervyn Lindeman, 41, Minot, was found guilty by a jury on Wednesday of Class AA sexual abuse of a girl who was as young as 10 at the time of the incident in Ward County. Court records show that Judge Doug Mattson ordered a pre-sentence investigation and ordered Lindeman to be held at the ...

Murder trial for Erik Rod likely to be held next August

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A murder trial for Erik Steven Rod, 42, is likely to be scheduled for two weeks in August. Rod made an appearance at a pre-trial conference on Wednesday before North Central District Court Judge Gary Lee. Rod is charged with Class AA felony murder in the shooting of his wife, Connie ...