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Webinar set on accepting SNAP at farmers markets, farm stands

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Those who work with farmers markets or farm stands, or are thinking about starting a farmers market, will have an opportunity to learn about accepting SNAP benefits during a webinar that North Dakota State University Extension and South Dakota State University Extension are holding Thursday, ...

Enrollment down for spring at MSU

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Minot State University reported its official, fourth-week enrollment as 2,877 students, a 2.8% decline compared to 2,959 reported in Spring 2019, according to a press release. Minot State continued to see solid full-time graduate student numbers as the University reported 296 total graduate ...

Defense Secretary Esper to visit Minot AFB

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Senators John Hoeven and Kevin Cramer announced on Friday they will join U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper as he visits Minot Air Force Base on Wednesday for a tour of the base and its facilities. Hoeven and Cramer invited Esper to the state during the secretary’s confirmation process ...

Andrist trust announces Divide County youth challenge

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CROSBY — To inspire and elevate the impact that youth can have on their communities, the trustees of the John & Elaine Andrist Charitable Trust have created the Dream It + Do It Youth Challenge. The challenge is an opportunity for Divide County youth to access up to $10,000 to put ...

Cook-off for a cause: Giving Hearts Day

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Members from the Domestic Violence Crisis Center and PATH Inc. gathered at the Minot PATH Inc. office for the Giving Hearts Day chili cook-off on Thursday afternoon. For at least the last three years, the chili cook-off has taken place. Jill McDonald, the current director of the DVCC, and ...

Flood potential declining in northwest and central North Dakota

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As is the Flood Potential Outlook for the Souris River Basin, there’s only minimal possibilities of flooding this spring throughout most of North Dakota. The National Weather Service issued its latest Flood Potential Outlook for tributaries of the Missouri and the James River basin on ...

League of Women Voters observes 100th anniversary

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BISMARCK – The League of Women Voters turns 100 years today, and North Dakota’s chapter is joining other leagues around the country in taking part in a nationwide day of action called “Women Power the Vote.” The newly revitalized League of Women Voters of North Dakota is focusing ...

Defense Secretary Mark Esper to visit Minot AFB on Wednesday

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Senators John Hoeven and Kevin Cramer today announced they will join U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper as he visits the Minot Air Force Base on Wednesday, Feb. 19, for a tour of the base and its facilities. Hoeven and Cramer invited Esper to the state during the secretary's confirmation ...

Course registration to close Feb. 18

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The window to sign up for Ascend’s Sexual Risk Avoidance course closes Feb. 18. To register, call Dakota Hope Clinic at 852-4675, or click on the “partner with us tab” at dakotahope.org. The course will be held at the Grand Hotel in Minot on March 10-11. The program has been approved ...

Montana woman injured in accident near Williston

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WILLISTON – A 24-year-old Culbertson, Mont., woman was seriously injured in a crash on Thursday morning seven miles west of Williston. Hallie Finnicum was taken by ambulance to a Williston hospital and then airlifted to Trinity Hospital in Minot for treatment, according to the North Dakota ...

Former lawman pleads guilty

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Johnny Zip Lawson, the former top lawman in Wells County, has entered a guilty plea in U.S. District Court in Bismarck to a charge of theft of government property. Sentencing has been set for May 11. The indictment against Lawson, 43, a current resident of Dickinson, says the former sheriff ...

Fire, explosion damage home at Valley Street

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A home at 519 Valley Street was damaged by a fire and small explosion at 9:20 p.m. Tuesday, according to a press release from the City of Minot. All of the occupants of the home had gotten out of the building before the Minot Fire Department responded. The home had been converted into three ...

Lance Brossart charged with continuous sexual abuse of a child

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Lance David Brossart, 38, is accused of sexually abusing a young girl for a period of many years, beginning when she was a preschooler. He is charged in district court with Class AA felony continuous sexual abuse of a child. Brossart is scheduled to make an initial appearance in district ...

Area groups receive Cultural Heritage Grants

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BISMARCK – The State Historical Society of North Dakota has awarded $400,000 in Cultural Heritage Grants to distribute for the current biennium to 22 eligible organizations throughout the state. Cultural Heritage Grants provide grant funding to nonprofit organizations, including local ...