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Ceaira Blum, Bismarck, receives deferred sentence on assault charge

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Ceaira Jean Blum, 20, Bismarck, received a deferred imposition of sentence for two years of supervised probation on a Class A misdemeanor assault charge on Monday. Blum had originally been charged with Class C felony aggravated assault and had been accused of punching another woman in the ...

Jeremy Nelson pleads guilty to reduced charge of simple assault

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Jeremy Philip Nelson, 38, who was originally charged with Class C felony domestic violence and Class C felony child neglect, pleaded guilty on Tuesday in district court in Minot to a reduced charge of Class B misdemeanor domestic violence. The child neglect charge was dismissed under the terms ...

Drive-in services continue

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RYDER – It’s definitely a first for Pastor Jonathan Starks of Ryder’s Calvary Church, his family and parishioners, and likely would be for many other churches. As of this past Sunday, Starks delivered the church’s service from a large green-colored deer stand parked on a trailer near ...

ND COVID-19 numbers announced on Oct. 25

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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 8,850 – Total Tests from Yesterday* 815,909 – Total tests completed since the pandemic began 851 – Positive Individuals from Yesterday***** 37,719 ...

Bipartisan legislation strengthens tribal self-governance

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WASHINGTON – Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, and Sen.Tom Udall, D-N.M., vice chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, issued the following statement this past week after President Trump signed S. 209, the Practical Reforms and Other ...

Burgum will not alter county risk levels

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Despite record high positive cases of the new coronavirus in the state, which is now one of the hot spots in the nation, Gov. Doug Burgum said Friday he would not immediately change risk levels for counties. Ward County, with 623 active cases of coronavirus as of Friday and 28 deaths due to ...

ND COVID-19 numbers announced on Oct. 24

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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 7,763 – Total Tests from Yesterday* 807,053 – Total tests completed since the pandemic began 936 – Positive Individuals from Yesterday***** 36,874 ...

Ryan Chevrolet breakfast raises $10,600 for cancer patients

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Ever-rising COVID-19 cases across North Dakota weren’t enough to dissuade a Minot automobile dealership from raising badly needed funds to support local cancer patients and their families. But in order to pull the event together in the middle of a pandemic, Ryan Chevrolet owner Kathleen ...

Christmas train reinvented

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The cancellation of the annual CP Rail Holiday Train this year leaves Minot without the associated food drive at a time when more members of the community are struggling financially due to the pandemic. To fill that void, The Minot Daily News and the Minot Area Homeless Coalition have teamed ...

Remembering historian Marilyn Hudson

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PARSHALL – Marilyn Hudson of Parshall has had a major role in the history and culture of the Three Affiliated Tribes. Hudson died on Thursday at a Bismarck hospital. She was 84. “She truly was the historian and more,” said Dr. Monica Mayer, New Town, North Segment councilwoman to the ...

Seeking photos, memories, stories on Roosevelt Park Zoo

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The Minot Daily News and Roosevelt Park Zoo will be collaborating in a zoo centennial remembrance book. The book will be available in 2021, the zoo’s centennial celebration year. Anyone with new and old photos, memories and stories about the zoo can send them to ...

Restaurants helping Wreaths Across America

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Two local restaurants, Applebee’s and Pizza Ranch, will be helping sponsor the Minot Civil Air Patrol’s annual Wreaths Across America campaign. Pizza Ranch will be asking its customers about sponsoring a wreath beginning Nov. 1 to Nov. 12. Applebee’s will begin Nov. 11 and continue ...

Community Action seeks Marketplace gas stamps

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Community Action Partnership - Minot Region is asking people who shop at Marketplace Foods stores to donate their unused gas stamps for use by struggling families. These are stamps they can receive by shopping at any of the Marketplace grocery stores in Minot. People can place them in a ...

COVID extends court closure

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An employee’s positive test result for coronavirus has resulted in an extension of the earlier announced closure of Minot Municipal Court. Municipal Court was shut down Wednesday of this week due to an employee who was experiencing coronavirus-like symptoms. Test results received Friday ...

Health insurance rates stable for most consumers

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BISMARCK – Most healthcare consumers in the individual and small group insurance markets shouldn’t see significant changes to their costs in 2021, according to information released this week by the North Dakota Insurance Department regarding approved rates. “Amid a global pandemic, the ...

Family survey to study impact of COVID-19 on child care

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BISMARCK – The North Dakota Department of Human Services, in partnership with Child Care Aware of North Dakota, is launching a child care survey to assess the impact that COVID-19 has had on access and use of child care since March and to help better understand what working families may need ...

John Dickie IV, Minot Air Force Base, charged with forcible rape

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John Wendall Dickie IV, 19, Minot Air Force Base, has been charged in district court in Minot with Class AA gross sexual imposition committed by force, Class C felony felonious restraint of an adult victim, Class B felony burglary, Class C felony domestic violence causing serious bodily injury, ...