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City orders fire-damaged house demolished

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A house damaged by fire in southwest Minot last fall should be demolished, the Minot City Council decided Monday. The fire at 1804 Aspen Circle occurred Oct. 31, 2019. Kirk St. Croix and Carrie St. Croix appeared at Monday’s council meeting to appeal the city building inspector’s decision ...

Williston Basin Petroleum Conference postponed until May 2021

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BISMARCK – The North Dakota Petroleum Council announced on Thursday that the Williston Basin Petroleum Conference has been postponed until May 11-13, 2021. Following the COVID-19 outbreak, the conference was originally rescheduled for September 2020. Due to continued travel restrictions ...

Court gives Meridian Energy right to complete refinery construction

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BELFIELD – The North Dakota Supreme Court ruled in favor of Meridian Energy Group’s Air Quality Permit suit last week, giving the company the right to complete construction of the Davis Refinery in western North Dakota. The ruling is a major milestone for Meridian and for the industry, as ...

Emma Weisberg, Minot, charged with intent to deliver fentanyl

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Emma Marie Weisberg, 25, Minot, is charged in district court in Minot with Class B felony intent to deliver fentanyl and Class C felony possession of drug paraphernalia on Tuesday. A preliminary hearing in the case is scheduled for Sept. 17 before Judge Doug Mattson. According to the ...

Joshua Wentz, Minot, charged with strangling woman

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Joshua Peter Wentz, 39, Minot, is accused of strangling a woman during a domestic violence altercation early Wednesday morning. He is charged in district court in Minot with Class C felony domestic violence causing serious bodily injury. According to the probable cause affidavit filed with ...

Body of missing Minot man found in Sawyer area

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The body of a Minot man who was missing for several days was located Tuesday evening in the Sawyer area. The Minot Police Department reported the body of Ron Petersen, 54, was located at around 7 p.m. Tuesday. Petersen had been missing for several days and searches were conducted to locate ...

Wings and Wheels event canceled

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The Wings and Wheels event planned at the Dakota Territory Air Museum, Minot, next week has been canceled. It was scheduled for July 15. Other events planned at the air museum this year including a VJ Day observance on Aug. 15, are still scheduled. The museum is open to the public each day.

Ward County offers funding help for NCREC seed plant

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Minot’s agricultural research center is close to being able to finance the opening of a new seed facility after gaining a promise of support from the Ward County Commission Tuesday. Shana Forster, director for the North Central Research Extension Center, asked the commission for help toward ...

County takes step closer to property purchase

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Ward County commissioners gave final approval Tuesday to the $1.75 million purchase of property in east Minot for a new highway department facility. The county had made an offer to Halliburton that was contingent upon an inspection. Commissioners visited the property and had building ...

Missouri Basin runoff lowered

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Despite the heavy rainfall of recent days the runoff outlook for the Missouri River basin has taken a step backward. According to the July runoff projections from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, total runoff in the Upper Missouri River basin has dropped 1.1 million acre feet from the June 1 ...

ND COVID-19 numbers announced on July 8

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COVID-19 Test Results Results listed are from the previous day. INDIVIDUALS WHO DIED WITH COVID-19 Woman in her 90s from Cass County with underlying health conditions. COUNTIES WITH NEW POSITIVE CASES REPORTED TODAY Benson County - 4 Burleigh County - 20 Cass County ...

North Central Research Extension Center Field Day to be virtual

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This year’s North Dakota State University North Central Research Extension Center field day will be held virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Producers and others will be able to view the center researchers’ work by watching short, pre-recorded videos shot on location. The videos will ...

Fire damages Minot home

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The Minot Fire Department responded to a house fire at 2107 11th Ave. NW at mid-afternoon Monday. Upon arrival it was discovered that heavy smoke was in all areas of the home with fire coming from basement windows. Fire crews were able to extinguish the fire and remained on the scene ...

Dakota Cruisers to honor Downtown Minot tonight

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The Dakota Cruisers Car Club of Minot will honor Downtown Minot tonight during its weekly Wednesday night cruises in the city. Vehicles will gather at the Kmart parking lot at 6 p.m. and leave to cruise at 6:30 p.m. New and old vehicles are welcome to participate. George Masters, Dakota ...

Overflow causes brine & oil release at site near Alexander

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ALEXANDER – An overflow on location at the User 1-28 saltwater disposal well, about seven miles northeast of Alexander, on Saturday resulted in the release of 10,500 gallons of brine and 126 gallons of oil. Zavanna, LLC reported the incident to the North Dakota Oil and Gas Division on ...