‘Million Dollar Quartet’ coming to Norsk Hostfest

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Norsk Hostfest has announced “Million Dollar Quartet,” in partnership with the Theodore Roosevelt Medora Foundation, will be making its first-ever appearance at the festival on Wednesday, Sept. 27. Performances will be at 1 and 7 p.m. The show is based on the Tony Award-nominated ...

School board contemplates discharge of teacher

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At a regular meeting of the Minot School Board, an executive session was held to discuss the discharge of a Minot Public School teacher. After approving a series of staff resignations, the board heard Superintendent Mark Vollmer’s recommendation for the board to initiate the process of ...

Council hears request for backyard hens

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Six years after city council members decided against chickens in Minot, additional advocates for backyard hens are again requesting the idea to get another look. Bailee Saltzman of Minot, who spoke at Monday’s Minot City Council meeting, said she has collected 257 signatures of support for ...

Local man charged with negligent homicide for 2022 crash

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Scott Ramon Parizek, 33, Ruthville, made his initial appearance in district court on Tuesday after being charged in connection with the death of Kyra Derouin, 28, who passed away on Aug. 19, 2022, after being injured in a motor vehicle accident. Parizek has been charged with Class C felony ...

Ward County augments public safety funds

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Ward County emergency response agencies could get more help from the county toward upgrading their communication equipment. Local fire and police departments are faced with replacing their existing VHF hand-held radios with 800 megahertz radios to be compatible with the new Statewide ...

Efforts supporting four-laning 52 continue

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Supporters of four-laning U.S. Highway 52 between Minot and Voltaire are looking at next steps after a delegation met earlier this month with Gov. Doug Burgum to make their case. Representatives of the Ward County Commission, Minot Area Chamber EDC, Velva Economic Development Corp., ...