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Man who killed fellow oil worker wants to be free man

MINOT, N.D. — A Texas man who stabbed to death a fellow oil field worker in a North Dakota hotel about four years ago is seeking to be released from state supervision. Thirty-seven-year-old Charles Davis, of Trinity, Texas, acknowledged killing 48-year-old Donald Flowers, of Wichita Falls, Texas, in a conference room at the Candlewood Suites in Minot in March 2011. ...

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Minot among 10 cities in White House climate initiative

MINOT, N.D. — Minot is among 10 cities across the nation getting a $25,000 grant and volunteers to improve their ability to handle risks related to climate change, including extreme weather. The help is through the Resilience AmeriCorps initiative that President Barack Obama announced in July. Selected cities are said to face risk from climate change, have shown efforts to ...

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North Dakota electric co-op getting $46 million federal loan

BISMARCK, N.D. — Minot-based Central Power Electric Cooperative is getting a $46 million federal loan for infrastructure improvements. The money is through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Utilities Service. The Minot-based co-op will use it to build 51 miles of transmission line and make improvements to its distribution system. Central Power serves more than 56,000 customers in 25 counties. ...

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Sanford considers expanding in Minot, possibly with hospital

MINOT, N.D. — Dakotas-based Sanford Health is considering expanding in Minot and possibly building a hospital there. Sanford acquired a clinic in Minot when it bought Bismarck-based Medcenter One in 2012. The health system based in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, and Fargo, North Dakota, now is looking to offer more services in Minot, and a decision on what that will ...

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Regional disaster response effort has roots in Minot flood

MINOT, N.D. — A faith-based effort to provide housing and equipment for recovery volunteers in Minot after the 2011 Souris River flood is transforming into a regional disaster response organization. Hope Village, which operated in Minot with the help of many organizations with several church denominations, housed nearly 5,300 volunteers from 48 states and five Canadian provinces between April 2012 ...

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Health officials report increases of rare infectious disease

BISMARCK, N.D. — State health officials in North Dakota say they’ve seen an increase in reported cases of tularemia, a rare infectious disease that humans can catch from animals and insects. Officials at the state Department of Health said Friday they’ve received reports of two confirmed cases of tularemia in LaMoure County and Burleigh County. They also have confirmed cases ...

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