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Category: Education

EMS Conference Set for Minot 

MINOT—Emergency medical professionals will gather in Minot for the Northwest Region EMS Conference January 20-22 at the Grand Hotel. The conference is designed to refresh ambulance professionals on issues related to the delivery of pre-hospital care.  Four preconference sessions will be held Friday, including a hands-on anatomy lab and simulation…
January 17, 2023

Learning at the Capitol 

All Ages Welcome  BISMARCK – The Capitol, though often a house for complex bills and work, was a place for kids to learn this past week.  Nonprofits that promote early childhood learning set up booths at the Capitol Wednesday, with candy and other handouts for kids.   The event also had…
January 14, 2023

MSU Annual Spring Honor Dance and Powwow 

Scheduled for April 2023  MINOT, N.D. – Mark your calendar for the 33rd annual Spring Honor Dance and Powwow Celebration at Minot State University on April 21 and 22.  The two-day celebration, hosted by the Native American Cultural Center and Native American Cultural Awareness Club, will be held at the…
January 12, 2023

Winter Camp for Kids

Discovery Center Promotes Learning During Break lydia.hoverson@mydakotan.com MINOT – Though this week is a holiday break from school for many kids, some are still learning new things. The Magic City Discovery Center put on a Winter Break Camp Tuesday and Wednesday for kids ages 5-11 at the Minot Municipal Auditorium.…
December 28, 2022

Hoping for Zero Fatalities 

County Hears Vision Zero Plan  lydia.hoverson@mydakotan.com   MINOT — An effort is being made to bring fatalities in car accidents to zero, as heard at Tuesday’s meeting of the county commission.  Vision Zero provides educational outreach programs to keep people safe. One program it provides is Vision Zero Schools, where it…
December 21, 2022

Storms and School Closure Decisions

Each storm is different lydia.hoverson@mydakotan.com   MINOT – Canceling school isn’t an easy choice, but in some weather conditions it is unavoidable.  Mark Vollmer, superintendent of Minot Public Schools, said when there’s severe weather in Minot, such as has been the case this week with heavy snow and high winds, the…
December 16, 2022

Honors for Minot State Soccer Goalie  

Maddie Kindred named an Academic All-American   MINOT, N.D. – Minot State’s star goalie Maddie Kindred has been named an Academic All-American.   Kindred, who set school records for single-season and career shutouts this season and was named to the All-NSIC First Team, was named a Second Team Academic All-American by the…
December 6, 2022

MSU’s Storm Ravaged Bubble Rising 

Athletic oasis in winter  MINOT – Patched up and soon to be inflated, the bubble is expected to rise soon over the turf field at Herb Parker Stadium on the campus of Minot State University. Work was scheduled to begin on Monday of this week but, with uncooperative weather conditions,…
November 30, 2022

Plaza School Threat Investigated 

*Press Release*   On November 27, 2022, the Ward County Sheriff’s Department received a report from the North Shore Plaza School of a photograph of a student that depicted the student holding a handgun and with the caption stating don’t come to school tomorrow.  The Ward County Sheriff’s Department investigated…
November 30, 2022

Hundred Million Dollar Project Groundbreaking

Hit the Ground Running MINOT – Community leaders and the public gathered Monday morning for the groundbreaking ceremony of Minot North High School, after much work has been put into building it. “Thank you to our voters, who passed the first question with nearly an 84% yes vote,” said Minot…
October 31, 2022
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