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Boil order issued for Sawyer

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Sawyer residents have been asked to boil all of their water this week due to ongoing problems with the city’s water supply. The city of Sawyer issued a boil order this week due to a water main break that was reported late Wednesday evening, according to a press release issued by Larry Haug, ...

Evangelist Joseph Sturtz comes to Minot

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Minot Baptist Church has announced that Evangelist Joseph Sturtz will be speaking at their church starting Sunday through March 6. A gifted speaker, Sturtz has brought humor and insight into his messages while speaking in the past. He is said to have caused many to think deeply about their ...

IRS waives March tax filing deadline for farmers & ranchers

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The Internal Revenue Service announced that it will extend the deadline for qualifying farmers and ranchers to file taxes to April 15. “Our farmers and ranchers are facing real challenges right now, and they can’t afford additional costs from unnecessary tax penalties,” said Sen. John ...

A new song for MSU

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Combining forgotten lyrics with a fresh melody, a newly composed anthem to Minot State University is once again giving students and alumni a song to sing. Composed by Emerson Eads and orchestrated by Minot Symphony Orchestra director Efrain Amaya, both on the MSU music faculty, the new alma ...

Finding a flood fix

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BURLINGTON – Errant calculations on a building permit have placed both a Burlington homeowner and the town’s council in the most unfortunate of situations. Homeowner Casey Hoff placed the error and responsibility for finding a fix on the city council at an information gathering meeting of ...

Winter wonderland

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The past month of February had 18.8 inches of snowfall, 13 inches above the long-term average of 5.8 inches, according to Joe Effertz of the North Central Research Extension Center, south of Minot. “The total moisture for the month was 1.8 inches which is 1.3 inches above the long-term ...

Historic agreement

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BISMARCK – Gov. Doug Burgum and Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation Chairman Mark Fox on Thursday signed a compact that maintains the current tax rate on oil and gas production and extraction within the Fort Berthold Reservation, while changing how the state and tribe share tax revenue from ...

Pakistan brings captured Indian pilot to border for handover

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WAGAH, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani officials brought a captured Indian pilot to a border crossing with India for handover on Friday, a “gesture of peace” promised by Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan amid a dramatic escalation with the country’s archrival over the disputed region of ...

Washington Gov. Inslee joins Democratic presidential field

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SEATTLE (AP) — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee will seek the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, mixing calls for combating climate change and highlights of his liberal record with an aggressive critique of President Donald Trump. The 68-year-old governor is launching his bid Friday in ...

Undeterred by summit collapse, Moon vows closer North ties

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Friday his government plans to discuss with the United States the possibility of restarting joint inter-Korean economic projects to induce nuclear disarmament from North Korea. Moon’s comments during a nationally televised ...

Boil order issued for Sawyer

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Sawyer residents have been asked to boil all of their water this week due to ongoing problems with the city's water supply. The city of Sawyer issued a boil order this week due to a water main break that was reported late Wednesday evening, according to a press release issued by Larry Haug, ...

Liberal Hawaii decides again not to legalize marijuana

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HONOLULU (AP) — When it comes to legalizing recreational marijuana for adult use, the islands are out of step with liberal stalwarts such as California and Vermont that have already done so, and other left-leaning states such as New York and New Jersey that are racing toward joining them. On ...

Final assault on last IS-held pocket in Syria resumes

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OUTSIDE BAGHOUZ, Syria (AP) — U.S.-backed Syrian forces on Friday resumed military operations to liberate the last piece of territory held by the Islamic state group in Syria after evacuating thousands of civilians and hostages who have been besieged inside, a spokesman said. Mustafa Bali ...

Measles outbreak in Pacific Northwest about half of US cases

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The focus on measles in the Pacific Northwest intensified Friday as public health officials in Oregon announced a new case of the highly contagious disease unrelated to an ongoing outbreak in Washington state that’s sickened 68 people so far. An unvaccinated Illinois ...

Billie Whiting, Minot, sentenced for terrorizing

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Billie Sue Whiting, 27, Minot, was sentenced Thursday to 360 days, all suspended but the five days she already served in jail, and 18 months supervised probation for chasing her husband with a knife during a domestic altercation on Jan. 18. The man ran into a bedroom and closed the door behind ...

Billie Whiting, Minot, sentenced for terrorizing

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Billie Sue Whiting, 27, Minot, was sentenced Thursday to 360 days, all suspended but the five days she already served in jail, and 18 months supervised probation for chasing her husband with a knife during a domestic altercation on Jan. 18. The man ran into a bedroom and closed the door behind ...