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Magic City Equality plans Minot Pride Festival

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Magic City Equality will host the fifth annual Minot Pride Festival next week. According to a press release from the group, the festival will begin Sunday with a brunch at Broadway Bean & Bagel from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. There will then be an official kickoff for the festival at Arny’s 2.0 ...

Anne Street Bridge closed for future repair

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Not wanting to scrap a unique piece of Minot’s history, the Minot City Council placed the Anne Street Bridge on a list of future capital improvements Monday. Repairing the bridge won’t be cheap, and the decision to keep it will become harder if it needs to be elevated to accommodate the ...

Ward County to decide on joining opioid lawsuit

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Ward County commissioners plan to make a decision later regarding the joining of a class action lawsuit against manufacturers of opioid medications. They heard details about the opportunity Tuesday. Former legislator Curtis Olafson of Edinburg met with commissioners, who also spoke with ...

Celebrate the 154th anniversary of the emancipation of slavery

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On June 19 of 1865, in Galveston, Texas, General Gordon Granger issued General Order number three, officially announcing that slaves had been freed by the Emancipation Proclamation and the 13th Amendment. According to Chris Owen, once hearing the announcement, former slaves in Texas, Louisiana ...

Enbridge holds annual BBQ fundraiser

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Enbridge held their annual barbecue fundraiser Tuesday at the Minot Arrowhead Mall’s Marketplace Foods parking lot. The yearly event works to help a local business raise funds for a non-profit. This years funds went to Souris Valley United Way. “Every year, more than 20 local agencies ...

US Navy expert: Tanker attack mine resembles Iranian mines

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U.S. NAVY 5TH FLEET BASE NEAR FUJAIRAH, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The limpet mines used to attack a Japanese-owned oil tanker near the Strait of Hormuz last week bore “a striking resemblance” to similar mines displayed by Iran, a U.S. Navy explosives expert said Wednesday, stopping ...

TruTrump EPA rolls back Obama rule on coal-fired power plants

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Wednesday completed one of its biggest rollbacks of environmental rules, replacing a landmark Obama-era effort that sought to wean the nation’s electrical grid off coal-fired power plants and their climate-damaging pollution. Environmental ...

UN expert urges probe of Saudi prince over Khashoggi killing

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GENEVA (AP) — An independent U.N. report into the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi said Wednesday there is “credible evidence” to warrant further investigation into the possible role of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, and suggested sanctions on his personal assets. The ...

Taube Museum calls all artists

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Small Works Exhibition is one month away. The Taube Museum of Art is searching for entries for their Small Works Exhibit taking place next month. The deadline to submit works is July 13. Artists interested must be 18 years old or older. All works must be original artwork, ready to sale and ...

Fire Department: Mobile home fire considered suspicious

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No one was injured in a fire that destroyed a mobile home and a shed in the North Star Trailer Court on Monday, according to a press release from the city. The fire is considered suspicious, according to the press release, and authorities are investigating. No one was home at the time of the ...

Lightning strikes cause fires at two saltwater disposal sites

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Lightning strikes on Friday caused two fires at saltwater disposal sites in Mountrail and McKenzie Counties. The North Dakota Oil and Gas Division was notified of the two fires during Friday’s storms in western North Dakota. On Friday, Slawson Exploration Company Inc. notified the ...

Jesse Azure, Belcourt, pleads not guilty to attempted murder

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Jesse Reed Azure, 24, Belcourt, pleaded not guilty on Monday in district court in Minot to charges that he stabbed a relative multiple times on Jan. 29, terrorized the woman’s boyfriend, and stole her vehicle. It was a hearing marked by delays and some last minute scrambling by the Ward ...

Brandon Liddell, Minot, charged with child neglect

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Brandon Edward Liddell, 35, Minot, is accused of leaving his three small children home alone late Friday night. Liddell is charged in district court in Minot with Class C felony child neglect. According to a probable cause affidavit filed with the court, police received a call from ...

IEDC stakeholders consider downtown progress

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The vitality of downtown Minot continues to be a focus of a stakeholders group that met Monday to review its progress. Downtown surveys, a gathering space and One Brand marketing were among topics of the International Economic Development Council Interagency Stakeholders Group at its ...

High water level at Lake Sakakawea

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The high water level of Lake Sakakawea is evident in this photograph taken at Wolf Creek where a boat ramp and approach area is completely under water. A high water ramp located nearby remains operational at Wolf Creek. Lake Sakakawea reached 1,850.94 feet early Monday and is expected to ...

Kids learn robotics

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School is out, but area kids are still learning new skills thanks to programs like College for Kids at Minot State University. Last week, elementary and middle school age kids were learning how to construct and program a robot in an Advanced Lego Robotics class taught by Laura Ericson and Jen ...