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66-year-old man identified as the motorcyclist who died in a crash on Wednesday

Bismarck, NORTH DAKOTA – Authorities say the 66-year-old motorcyclist was southbound on Bixby Road near the intersection of Ridgeview Road when his Harley-Davidson FLHTK went into the ditch. His name is Vernell Hoechst and he was thrown off his motorcycle. The 66-year-old man suffered serious injuries…

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Authorities arrested female suspect after they say she broke into a home and stole weapons

Bismarck, N.D. – Bismarck Police Department officials have reported that they found stolen items in the 41-year-old woman’s yard and in her possession. Her name is Trisha Goodmanson and the responding officers hiding under a deck in the area. The 911 caller told authorities that…

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The City of Minot is making improvements to make the city accessible for all

Minot, N.D. – According to the statement, Accessible Pedestrian Signals make sounds letting people who are blind or have low vision know where the button is to push. The signals are beneficial for general safety. The biggest issue with installing the new system was the…

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Minot man charged with forcibly raping 17-year-old girl when she was under the influence of alcohol

Minot, N.D. – His name is Bryan Joel Hunter and he is charged in district court in Minot. The 23-year-old susepct is charged in district court in Minot with Class AA felony gross sexual imposition, Class C felony corruption of a minor, and Class A misdemeanor…

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MSU will host its homecoming week with a number of events from October 6th through 9th

Bismarck, N.D. – According to the officials, this year will mark the return of main events like the Community Block Party. This event will be held on Wednesday October 6th from 6 to 8 p.m. on the Old Main Lawn. Officials say that the annual homecoming parade starting…

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A woman was sentenced to three years on probation for using an elderly family member’s bank funds for her own purposes

Bismarck, N.D. – According to the court documents, her name is Laurie Guthmiller and she pleaded guilty Monday to endangering a vulnerable adult. The 61-year-old woman was ordered to make restitution in an amount that will be determined in the next two months. Guthmiller and…

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Minot Air Force Base is now under HPCON Bravo status following the recent rise in COVID-19 cases in the area

Minot, N.D. – According to the statement, the move went into effect Monday. Officials say that masks must be worn indoors on and off base. Shopping at retail locations on and off base is allowed so long as mask and distancing rules are followed. Indoor…

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Man helps save friend’s life after getting a wrong number call from him on ham radio

An amateur radio operator was able to save his friend’s life thanks to his quick-thinking actions and a little help from his wife. Bill Scott, from San Joaquin County, in California, has been an amateur radio operator for four decades. He spends hours on his…

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