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Hoppin’ and Killin’

Grasshopper Nuisance [email protected]  MINOT – Grasshoppers can be a fun catch for little kids, but when they get into the fields, they can be quite a nuisance for farmers. TJ Prochaska, extension crop protection specialist from the North Central Research Center, said the grasshopper population has exploded in the last…
September 13, 2022

Hot Dish Land 

Out and About Happenings  MINOT--There are very few things I enjoy hearing less than the words, “There’s nothing to do in Minot.” I’ve spent the last three years intentionally combating this phrase, and the negativity that comes with it.  Before a new transplant arrives in Minot, they have often already…
September 13, 2022

From the World to Minot

[email protected]  MINOT – There are many artists in Minot, but Minot is also a center for art around the world. The Northwest Arts Center is hosting its 28th annual International All Media now through September 15. According to the center’s director Greg Vettel, this is the first time it has…
September 12, 2022

Immigrants Lead Pledge

Two Airmen from the Minot Air Force Base Lead Pledge at Council Meeting [email protected]  MINOT – Immigrants expressed their reverence for the United States by leading its pledge of allegiance in Minot. As part of his tradition of having people from the community lead the pledge before city council meetings,…
September 11, 2022

Educating where it’s Needed

Making a Difference: Minot Literacy Volunteers [email protected]  MINOT – Educating people of all ages on all subjects has been the mission of Minot Literacy Volunteers for over three decades. Angelina Edison, executive director and program coordinator, said she has been working at MLV since 2000. Pat Bolyard, president, said she…
September 10, 2022

Zoo Decides Giraffe's Future

MINOT – Over the past several years the staff at the Roosevelt Park Zoo has been treating the 21-year-old male giraffe, Mashama, for pain issues related to his front legs.  Working with giraffe veterinary experts within the Association of Zoos & Aquariums (AZA), x-rays showed a variety of age-related issues…
September 9, 2022

Abatement Denied, Fairness Questioned

Council Votes to Deny Abatement Request [email protected]  MINOT – A request for a tax abatement was denied by the Minot city council and fairness was questioned. The Minot city council voted Tuesday to deny a tax refund or abatement requested by HL Development, LLC for two vacant lots located near…
September 9, 2022

Home Sweet Home and Beyond

Council Votes RFP for Home Sweet Home [email protected]  MINOT – Questions about properties were raised as the council made decisions on how to deal with Home Sweet Home. The Minot city council voted Tuesday to set up a Request For Proposal for the disposal of a property where the building…
September 8, 2022

Rice Pleads Not Guilty

ND woman pleads not guilty to killing roommate in 2007 MINOT (AP) — A woman accused of fatally stabbing her roommate 15 years ago in Minot pleaded not guilty Thursday after a judge determined there was sufficient evidence to send her to trial on felony murder.Nichole Rice, 34, appeared in…
September 8, 2022

Council Votes to Repeal Ban on Pit Bulls

[email protected]  MINOT – The Minot City Council voted Tuesday on the first reading of repealing the ban on Pit Bulls. The motion was presented by Councilwoman Carrie Evans to repeal ordinance 7-34, regulation of Pit Bulls, which prohibits residents from owning animals that are predominantly of breeds known as Pit…
September 7, 2022
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