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Minot City Council looks into limiting construction noise

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Construction season has its annoyances, and some Minot residents are finding that noise is one of them. The Minot City Council on Monday took the matter of construction noise under advisement, directing staff to look into potential remedies or ordinance changes and bring back recommendations ...

DLB volleyball defeats MLS after first-set stumble

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DES LACS — Usually, it’s the second set that has been giving the Des Lacs/Burlington volleyball team problems. On Thursday evening, the Lakers’ struggles surfaced a set early. Mohall-Lansford-Sherwood (9-9, 3-3 District 12) took advantage by winning the first frame in a crucial Class B ...

Potentially historic winter storm strikes North Dakota

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“Get prepared and be prepared to lose power or be snowed in for a few days,” said Meteorologist Jeffrey Schild with the National Weather Service in Bismarck. During a webinar conducted with media and first responders prior to the noon hour Wednesday, Schild outlined what can be expected ...

Scouts finish tortoise exhibit project

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Ryker Pederson, 15, Life Scout from Troop 433, completed phase two of a tortoise exhibit project at Minot’s Roosevelt Park Zoo this past weekend. Last November his brother, Reece Pederson, 17, an Eagle Scout also from Troop 433, built the building to house the tortoises in the new exhibit. ...

North Prairie Rural Water constructs multiple projects

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A new water storage tank is going up south of Minot and an old water tower is to come down in Anamoose. North Prairie Rural Water District has these and other projects occurring as the fall construction season continues. A 200,000-gallon storage tank is being erected at what is known as the ...

Ukraine president says ‘no blackmail’ in conversation with Trump

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KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s president insisted Thursday that he faced “no blackmail” from President Donald Trump in their phone call that helped spark an impeachment inquiry, distancing himself from the U.S. political drama and trying to claw back his own credibility. Volodymyr ...

Retiree checks to rise modestly amid push to expand benefits

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Millions of retirees will get a modest 1.6% cost-of-living increase from Social Security in 2020, an uptick with potential political consequences in an election year when Democrats are pushing more generous inflation protection. The increase amounts to $24 a month for the ...

German suspect planned ‘massacre,’ had explosives in car

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HALLE, Germany (AP) — The suspect in an attack on a German synagogue on Judaism’s holiest day had around four kilograms (nearly nine pounds) of explosives in his car and wanted to carry out a massacre, Germany’s top prosecutor said. Many questions remained about how the man was able to ...

Ruth Steele of Minot enjoys reunions with school friends

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Ruth Steele and some of her closest friends have known each other since they attended elementary school in a Chicago suburb. Ever since about 2008, Steele and a group of the women she has known for nearly 70 years have held annual or bi-annual reunions in different spots around the country. ...

Enforcement for underage drinking begins Oct. 15

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Law enforcement across the state will have extra patrols to enforce the law on underage drinking, as well as conduct compliance checks and shoulder taps as a part of the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over enforcement campaign from Oct. 15 to Nov. 15, according to North Dakota Department of ...

Brandin Ashley Fraley, Minot, charged with terrorizing man at mall

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Brandin Ashley Fraley, 36, Minot, is accused of threatening a man with a knife at Dakota Square Mall Tuesday afternoon, according to Minot police and a probable cause affidavit filed with the court. Police say that Fraley went to a business at the mall to talk to a female employee and began ...

Eric Yarham, Minot, charged twice in one weekend with DUI

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Eric Steven Yarham, 22, Minot, was stopped by police on two separate occasions on Saturday and Sunday for driving while intoxicated. During the second incident, he had a 15-year-old in the vehicle with him. According to the probable cause affidavit filed with the court for the first incident, ...

Take Back the Night event postponed

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The Minot State University Title IX Office, Student Social Work Organization, and the Domestic Violence Crisis Center’s Take Back the Night event, scheduled for Oct. 9 at the MSU Beaver Dam, has been postponed due to the weather. No future date for the event has been set.

CancerCare Center sets breast cancer symposium

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The Trinity CancerCare Center will observe Breast Cancer Awareness Month with its 5th annual Breast Cancer Support Symposium Thursday, Oct. 17, at 6:30 p.m. in the CancerCare Center Lobby. Breast cancer patients, survivors, and others are welcome to participate in the evening, which will ...

Medicare Part D enrollment event scheduled in Minot

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BISMARCK – The Insurance Department will again be hosting nine, statewide Medicare Part D annual enrollment events, including a stop in Minot Oct. 23 and 24. The events will provide Medicare beneficiaries of all ages with the opportunity to review, plan or shop for coverage options with the ...

City of Minot prepares for snow forecast

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Minot’s snow plows are being outfitted and street sanders are ready to go, according to City Manager Tom Barry. The city of Minot is prepared for several inches of snow should it fall this week, Barry told the Minot City Council Monday. As of Monday, two graders had been equipped and ...

Grant pays for 150 universal precaution kits

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School bus drivers in Ward County now have emergency kits that they can use when they are cleaning up a mess and use to protect themselves from body fluids “Usually if a child is sick, they’re sick in the morning and usually the first place they are in the morning is on the bus,” ...