Retired music educator reflects on fatherhood

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RUGBY – Tilman Hovland, Rugby resident since 1962, has spent decades instructing area youth in their musical endeavors while walking on his own journey through fatherhood. After nearly 40 years in education, Hovland is retired and gets to enjoy the fruits of his legacy in his sunset ...

Minot Public Schools wrapping up realignment moves

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Minot Public Schools’ students and educators may be enjoying summer break, but the district’s facilities staff has spent the last two weeks busy realizing the long anticipated realignment process to furnish the classrooms at the new Minot North High School and Central Middle School. ...

Sixth annual Minot Juneteenth event today

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A block party on Main Street in Minot will be held this afternoon to celebrate Wednesday’s Juneteenth holiday. The sixth annual Minot Juneteenth event is organized by the nonprofit Salah in collaboration with the Minot Masonic Lodge. The party will begin at 1 p.m. and run until 8 p.m., ...

Spills occur at two area well sites

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BISMARCK – An equipment failure and a tank overflow caused spills at well sites in Divide and McKenzie counties this week. About 12,600 gallons of produced water were released due to an equipment failure at a well location about four miles east of Stady, in Divide County. Prima ...

Driver sentenced after plea change

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A Berthold man who was the driver in a fatal November car crash has been sentenced after entering a change of plea to guilty to a charge of vehicular homicide in North Central District Court on Tuesday. Alexander James Swarm, 29, Berthold, entered his change of plea to guilty for one count ...