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Board temporarily suspends ACT/SAT requirement

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The State Board of Higher Education has authorized institutions to temporarily waive the requirement of standardized test scores (ACT or SAT) that are normally submitted as part of the application process for admission to North Dakota’s 11 colleges and universities. The temporary waiver ...

Area counties receive Homeland Security dollars

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WASHINGTON – The Federal Emergency Management Agency under the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has awarded more than $9.54 million to North Dakota entitles through competitive preparedness grant programs, Sen. Kevin Cramer announced Tuesday. North Dakota received nearly $4.3 million ...

Glenburn honor roll 2019-2020 4Q

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Highest honors Grade 12: Matthew Dufner, Sydney Forbes, Dustin Ingold, Michael Nash, Jacalynn Ostlund, Jaden Payne. Grade 11: Jalyn Derr, Lila Farden, Hannah Hagen, Garrett Hansen, Jacqueline HarriSon, Hunter Heit, Riley Peters, Nadia Post, McKenna Rolland, Blaine Stevens, Catherine ...

Former council members Wolsky, Straight plan to stay engaged

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As they step away from service on the Minot City Council, Josh Wolsky and Shannon Straight say they will continue to be watching from the sidelines and advocating for Minot from new vantage points. Completing three-year terms on June 23, Wolsky and Straight were part of the #MakeMinot ...

Drowning at Nelson-Carlson

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Tyve Bulliner, 22, Minot Air Force Base, drowned Saturday at Nelson-Carlson lakes south of Minot. According to the Ward County Sheriff’s Department, Bulliner and another person had been on a kayak when it capsized. Wind at the time was gusting in excess of 20 miles per hour. Bulliner’s ...

ND COVID-19 numbers announced on June 30

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COVID-19 Test Results Results listed are from the previous day. COUNTIES WITH NEW POSITIVE CASES REPORTED TODAY Benson County - 1 Burleigh County - 9 Cass County – 13 Morton County - 10 Mountrail County – 3 Pierce County – 1 Walsh County - 1 BY THE ...

State Supreme Court rejects murderer Omar Kalmio’s second appeal

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The State Supreme Court has rejected another appeal from convicted murderer Omar Mohamed Kalmio, who had been seeking post-conviction relief. The justices ruled that Kalmio filed his appeal too late, more than two years after final judgment was issued in his criminal case. The justices also ...

Grants available for local emergency food, shelter programs

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North Central North Dakota has been chosen to receive $35,465 from EFSP Phase 37 Funding and $38,192 from EFSP/CARES Funds to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the counties of Bottineau, Burke, McHenry, Mountrail, Pierce, Renville and Ward. The distribution of federal funds ...

City, county offices closed Friday for July 4 holiday

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City of Minot and Ward County offices will be closed Friday in observance of the Fourth of July holiday. The closure includes Minot City Hall, Public Works and the Engineering Department. Minot Public Library will be closed Friday through Sunday. The City of Minot landfill will be open ...

Turtle Mountain college receives grant

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BELCOURT – Turtle Mountain Community College in Belcourt will receive $1.7 million through the Administration for Children and Families Office of Family Assistance, Sens. Kevin Cramer and John Hoeven, both R-ND, announced Monday. This funding will be used to support the Health Education ...

Joshua Kumferman, Minot, charged with interference with 911 call

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Joshua James Kumferman, 31, is accused of violating an order prohibiting him from having contact with a woman and of interfering when she tried to make a 911 call on Sunday. According to the probable cause affidavit filed with the court, the woman told police that Kumferman was in her house ...

Taking the next step

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Nathan Bowles, a local operatic singer, is heading off to graduate school in the fall for voice performance, hoping to do what he loves most for a living. Bowles is a recent Minot State University graduate, earning his bachelor’s in the Science of Education in Music last December. Music has ...

Paula Bachmeier is a champion blood donor

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Blood banks, including Vitalant in Minot, need more donors and champion blood donor Paula Bachmeier of Burlington is rising to the call just as she has for nearly five decades. “(I’ve been donating) since I was 18 and I’m 65, so for 47 years,” said Bachmeier. “I try to go every eight ...

ND COVID-19 numbers announced on June 29

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COVID-19 Test Results Results listed are from the previous day. COUNTIES WITH NEW POSITIVE CASES REPORTED TODAY Burleigh County - 9 Cass County – 26 Grand Forks County – 2 Morton County - 3 Mountrail County – 2 Oliver County – 1 Sioux County - 3 ...

Foundation to host free day at Roosevelt Park Zoo

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The Minot Area Community Foundation will host a free day at Minot’s Roosevelt Park Zoo on Tuesday from 10 a.m.-8 p.m. The free day is open to everyone. Through a partnership with United Community Bank, a day at the zoo is being provided as something fun for the community during these ...

Hoping for a great year

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The COVID-19 pandemic has not put a damper on the 4th of July for Memory Fireworks in Minot. Holly Dietrich and Joe Grover at the north Memory Fireworks location said they were able to get all of their inventory in and the pandemic didn’t affect their product or stock at all. Mike Yantes ...