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Snowmelt Delayed 

Snowpack and Runoff Concerns  BISMARCK – The recent dump of a foot or more of snow in the Minot region doesn’t substantially increase the risk of flooding along the Souris River, especially in Minot and above the city.   Current runoff forecasts show very little risk of the Souris River rising…
March 20, 2023

Helping Families Following a Prenatal Diagnosis 

Dakota Hope Program  lydia.hoverson@mydakotan.com   MINOT – Dakota Hope Clinic is starting a new program for families following a prenatal diagnosis.  April Braun, parent care coordinator, has six years in neonatal intensive care screening in Bismarck. When she and her husband moved to Minot, Braun was involved with Dakota Hope and…
March 18, 2023

Senate Kills Removal of Schools from Sports Betting 

Resolution Amendment Fails  lydia.hoverson@mydakotan.com   BISMARCK – An amendment to remove schools from the intent of a sports betting resolution failed in the North Dakota State Senate Wednesday.  House Concurrent Resolution 3002 would put on the November 2024 ballot a constitutional measure to allow sports betting in the state.  The Senate…
March 16, 2023

Dakota Hope Faring Well 

Pregnancy Help Center in Minot lydia.hoverson@mydakotan.com   MINOT – Help for pregnancies continues to grow in Minot and the surrounding areas as a local pregnancy help center expands its services.  Dakota Hope Clinic offers free and confidential pregnancy care for parents struggling with a pregnancy. Established in 2013, the clinic will…
March 11, 2023

House Knocks Down Oil Impact Studies on Environment 

Resolutions Pertaining to Fort Berthold  lydia.hoverson@mydakotan.com   BISMARCK – Two resolutions pertaining to the impacts of oil on the environment on the Fort Berthold Reservation failed in the North Dakota State House Friday.  House Concurrent Resolution 3029 would have directed legislative management to study whether the Fort Berthold Reservation should have…
March 10, 2023

Resolution Proposed to Change Term Limits  

Hearing Before House Committee  BISMARCK –A concurrent resolution that proposes changes to the North Dakota term limits initiated measure that passed with more than 63% of the vote in the November 2022 general election was the subject of a hearing Wednesday. HCR 3019 was one of the topics during a…
March 8, 2023

Murder Trial Starts in Minot 

Jury Selection Began Monday  MINOT – A trial for which 10 days have been reserved in a North-Central District courtroom commenced with the jury selection process Monday. Donald Lee Cooper is facing four felony charges, including the AA charge of Accomplice to Murder-Extreme Indifference.  Cooper is also charged with Attempted…
March 6, 2023

Rattlesnakes and Bear Breath 

A Slice of Life  What follows is somewhat difficult to write. However, I can assure you, dear reader, that my intention is not to sway anyone into thinking I am some sort of fearless adventurer. Quite the opposite, more an example of why women live longer than men.   As you…
March 5, 2023

North Dakota Human Trafficking Discussion 

Dakota Hope Hosts Event  lydia.hoverson@mydakotan.com   MINOT – Human trafficking is increasingly becoming a topic of discussion, and one event gave an overview of the problem specifically in North Dakota.  Dakota Hope Clinic hosted an event earlier this week discussing the topic at length, featuring a presentation by Sarah Johnston of…
March 4, 2023

Library, Citizens Discuss Book Legislation 

Meeting on How Books are Processed  lydia.hoverson@mydakotan.com   MINOT – Two bills with the intent to keep certain books away from minors were discussed at length at a recent public meeting.  The Minot Public Library held a meeting this week to talk to citizens and parents about the process of how…
March 3, 2023
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