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Making a Difference: Minot Area Community Foundation

MINOT — Matching donors to the charity they’re passionate about has been a part of the Minot Area Community Foundation’s mission for the past 24 years. Jason Zimmerman, president, described the organization as mostly an endowment system. “It was a group of community leaders that wanted to create an opportunity…
June 25, 2022

TMS Offers Hope to Patients with Persistent Depression, OCD

MINOT — Behavioral Health Services is launching an effort to increase awareness among healthcare providers and the public about Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS). TMS is an FDA-approved, noninvasive, nonpharmacological treatment for people with major depression -- and now obsessive-compulsive disorder -- who’ve been unable to attain relief from antidepressants or…
June 24, 2022

Dead Dogs in Court

MINOT — Two persons implicated in the deaths of two dogs and the near starvation of three others, made their initial appearance in North Central District Court this week. Kayelynn Mercier, 20, and Jim Diaz, 21, both Minot Air Force Base, are each facing five counts of Animal Cruelty, Class…
June 24, 2022

Elected Officials’ Families: Oley Larsen’s Wife

MINOT — Former Senator Oley Larsen, R-Dis. 3, was in the North Dakota Senate from 2011 to 2021, before he stepped down. Liz Larsen, his wife, described what she thought when her husband decided to run. “I think the word would be ‘disbelief’ that he wanted to do it, and…
June 24, 2022

Roosevelt Park Pool Hosts World’s Largest Swim Lesson

Minot, — The Minot Park District in partnership with the Minot Swim Club will be taking part in the World’s Largest Swim Lesson this Thursday, June 23 at 5:30 p.m. hosted at the Roosevelt Park Pool.  The annual World's Largest Swimming Lesson event, coordinated by the World Waterpark Association, brings…
June 23, 2022

Fake Bomb Disaster at Minot Airport

MINOT — Fake bomb, fake smoke, fake victims. The Minot International Airport put on a simulation of a bomb threat for the purpose of training first responders Wednesday. This full-scale emergency exercise is required every few years by the FAA. Volunteers of all ages pretended to be victims of a…
June 22, 2022

Ballot Battle Ahead

MINOT — It will be the most closely watched board meeting ever held at the new County building. And with good reason. In the recent June 14 election unofficial voting results for the Republican representative ticket in District 3 showed incumbent Jeff Hoverson leading challenger Roscoe Streyle by a single…
June 22, 2022

Million Dollar Arrest

MINOT — Minot Police and the Ward County Narcotics Task Force have arrested an individual in conjunction with the seizure of over 15,000 fentanyl pills and 80 grams of fentanyl powder. The estimated street value of the drugs is over $1 million. According to a press release, on Sunday, June…
June 21, 2022

Road Changes for City and County

MINOT — Minot City Council approved the 16th Street NW and 30 Avenue NW intersection to change from a four way stop to a two way stop, with the 16th Street stop signs being removed. During the meeting Monday, Alderman Stephan Podrygula said he had received concerns about this issue…
June 21, 2022

MSU Raises Juneteenth Flag

MINOT — Minot State University's Diversity Council hosted a celebration of Juneteenth Monday afternoon with a speech and the raising of its flag. Though the Emancipation Proclamation went into effect in January 1863, Juneteenth celebrates when the federal government took control of Galveston, Texas, to ensure the slaves' freedom, on…
June 20, 2022
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