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Minot Community Members Evacuate Homes After Series of Explosions at Nearby Construction Site

Authorities say four propane tanks caught fire

  MINOT, N.D. — Minot community members are forced to evacuate their homes following a series of explosions at a nearby construction site. Four propane tanks caught fire Friday night at the Trinity Medical Park construction site, in southwest Minot. Some community members say the explosions shook their homes more than five miles away. Those who temporarily evacuated have since returned…

Belcourt Man Accused of Stabbing Minot Woman Several Times

Jesse Azure fled in a vehicle but was later stopped near the Ward County Courthouse

MINOT, ND — Police are recommending attempted murder charges against a Belcourt man accused of stabbing a woman in Minot. Authorities say the woman suffered multiple stab wounds on Tuesday. 24-year-old Jesse Azure fled in a vehicle but was later stopped near the Ward County Courthouse and arrested. Officials say the woman knows the suspect. She was taken to Trinity Hospital…

Buffalo Wings & Rings Coming To West Fargo

Chain Already Has Two Other Locations In North Dakota

WEST FARGO, ND — Buffalo Wings & Rings is opening its next North Dakota location in West Fargo. It’ll be located at 695 32nd Avenue East near Scheels Arena. It is a club-level sports restaurant with 50 plus TVs and chef inspired recipes. In addition to locations in Bismarck and Minot, the chain has restaurants across the country. The West Fargo…

Former Victoria’s Secret Worker Sentenced For Stealing $35,000 In Merchandise

Authorities say 19-year-old Pru Bray of Minot took the items out of the store in bags or wore them under her clothing

MINOT, ND — A Minot woman has been sentenced to 10 days in jail for stealing $35,000 in merchandise from the Victoria’s Secret where she worked. Authorities say 19-year-old Pru Bray took the items out of the store in bags or wore them under her clothing, then sold them at rummage sales or gave them as gifts. If Bray stays out…

Governor Burgum Appoints Van de Streek To East Central Judicial District judgeship

The District covers Cass, Traill and Steele Counties in North Dakota

FARGO, ND — Assistant Cass County State’s Attorney Tristan Van de Streek is now a judge. Gov. Doug Burgum named Van de Streek to the East Central Judicial District which covers Cass, Traill and Steele Counties. He’s been a county prosecutor since 2007 and also worked as an assistant city attorney in both Fargo and Minot. Van de Streek was one…

Terry Fator & Daniel O’Donnell Named for 2019 Norsk Hostfest

Courtesy: Norsk HostfestMINOT, N.D. (AP) – Officials have announced the first two headline acts for next year’s Norsk Hostfest in Minot. Singer, comedian, ventriloquist and impressionist Terry Fator won the “America’s Got Talent” competition in 2007 and is now a popular Las Vegas act. Irish singer Daniel O’Donnell has amassed 32 top-selling albums over his career and has remained on…

Fargo Man Charged With Manslaughter In Death of Girlfriend’s Baby

Authorities allege 24-year-old Cody Faltersack was alone with the child Friday and the child was unresponsive

STANLEY, ND– A Fargo man faces a manslaughter charge in the death of his girlfriend’s 6-month-old son in Stanley. Authorities allege 24-year-old Cody Faltersack was alone with the child early Friday when emergency crews responded to a report of an unresponsive child. The boy later died at a Minot hospital of brain trauma. The felony charge against Faltersack carries a maximum…

North Dakota Deer Gun Season Begins At Noon On Friday

The state has allocated 55,150 deer gun licenses for the roughly 16-day-long season

Deer hunters are getting ready for the opening of the North Dakota deer gun season on Friday at noon. The state has allocated 55,150 deer gun licenses for the roughly 16-day-long season. North Dakota Game And Fish Department modestly increased licenses but was conservative enough that hunters will likely have a successful season. Anecdotal data and field reports suggest deer…

George W. Bush To Headline Kevin Cramer Fundraiser In Texas

Cramer is challenging Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, one of the most vulnerable Democrats seeking re-election

Former President George W. Bush is raising money for Kevin Cramer’s Senate bid. Cramer says Bush will headline Cramer’s September 19 fundraising event in Fort Worth, Texas. Cramer says it’s being hosted by executives at Texas-based oilfield service companies that do business in North Dakota. He says former longtime LSU basketball coach Dale Brown, a native of Minot, also is…