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President Trump And North Dakota Delegation Respond To Ambush In Mexico

Victims Have Ties To North Dakota And Oil Industry

1/2 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Show Caption Hide Caption Mexico’s foreign secretary says President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has phoned U.S. President Donald Trump to express condolences at the slaying of nine members of a religious community in northern Mexico, saying they were citizens of both nations. 33-year-old Rhonita Miller and her four kids,  ages 8, 10 and 4-month-old…

ND High School State AAA Quarterfinals Roundup

Sheyenne, Mandan, West Fargo, Bismarck Century advance to the semifinals

FARGO, N.D. — In North Dakota Class AAA Football, the semifinals matchups have been set after Friday’s Quarterfinals. Sheyenne 42, Minot 7 West Fargo 40, Bismarck 21 Fargo South 7, Bismarck Century 23 Davies 19, Mandan 23 West Fargo and Sheyenne will play each other next Friday. The winner of that game will take on the winner of Bismarck Century…

Six-Year Sentence for Man Convicted of Distributing Child Porn

Arthur will also have to serve five years of probation upon his release.

MINOT, N.D.–A Minot man will serve six years in prison after pleading guilty to distributing child pornography. A federal judge has also ordered 39-year-old Tyrell Arthur to pay more than $3,000 in restitution to his victims. The indictment states that Arthur distributed pictures showing minors engaging in sex from February to August of 2018. Arthur will also have to serve…

Minot AFB Airman sentenced for child porn

MINOT, N.D. – A Minot Air Force Base Airman is sentenced to seven years in prison for distributing child porn. From 2016 to 2018, Carl Dean solicited, received and distributed the pornography. He plead guilty in July. Dean created a female alias and sought people who had access to children. He asked them if they were willing to take naked…

State Senator From Minot Calls Rep. Ilhan Omar “Elected Terrorist”

Sen. Oley Larsen also posted a fake photo that claims to show Omar holding a weapon at an al-Qaida training camp

MINOT, N.D. — A Republican state senator from Minot calls Minnesota Congresswoman Ilhan Omar an “elected terrorist” on Facebook. Sen. Oley Larsen also posted a fake photo that claims to show Omar holding a weapon at an al-Qaida training camp. It is actually an Associated Press photo taken at a Mogadishu military training campus in 1978, before Omar was born….

Man Arrested for Threatening Employee with Knife at Mall

An employee followed the man out of the mall and the suspect pulled a knife and threatened the employee.

MINOT, N.D.–Police say a man armed with a knife who made threats at the Dakota Square Mall in Minot is facing possible terrorizing charges. Authorities say the Minot man went to a business at the mall Tuesday afternoon to speak with a female employee and became disorderly when he wasn’t allowed to talk to her. Police say a male employee…

Minot Reading & Math Interventionist Named Teacher of the Year for 2020

State School Superintendent Kirsten Baesler and Governor Doug Burgum made the announcement

BISMARCK, N.D. — Minot elementary school teacher Sara Medalen is North Dakota’s Teacher of the Year for 2020. State School Superintendent Kirsten Baesler and Governor Doug Burgum made the announcement. Medalen is a reading and math interventionist at Sunnyside Elementary in Minot. She also started programs to encourage reading, leadership development, and physical fitness. Baesler and Burgum will be hosting…

Westbound Highway 2 Closed West of Minot

The lanes will be closed for several hours.

MINOT, N.D.–The Westbound lanes of Highway 2 are closed at mile marker 134 west of Minot near the Brooks Ranch area. The North Dakota Highway Patrol reported that an oversized load tipped over and the two westbound lanes are being used to recover the vehicle. The lanes will be closed for several hours. A detour has been set up starting…

Fatal Motorcycle Crash in Mountrail County

The motorcycle was traveling eastbound pulling a small trailer when the driver lost control.

Palermo, N.D.–The North Dakota Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal motorcycle crash that occured on Highway 2 in Mountrail County. The motorcycle was traveling eastbound pulling a small trailer when the driver lost control. The motorcycle and trailer overturned and slid into the median. The driver and passenger were ejected. The driver was taken to Trinity Hospital in Minot where…

Picture of Crowd Hoisting Woman In Wheelchair At Rock Concert In Minot Goes Viral

A group of good Samaritans hoisted her up on their shoulders so she could see the stage

Kate Marthaler/FacebookMINOT, ND — The best view is always from the top! At a concert for the rock band Weezer at the North Dakota State Fair last Saturday in Minot, a woman using a wheelchair got a great view. A group of Good Samaritans hoisted her up on their shoulders so she could see the stage. Kate Marthaler shared the…