Charges against Minot burglary suspect upgraded to include attempted murder
A Minot burglary and assault suspect is now also facing attempted murder charges.
Suspect Pleads Not Guilty in Minot Poisoning Death Case
New developments in the Minot poisoning case that shocked the nation: the accused pleads not guilty. Accused of poisoning a 51-year-old with anti-freeze for a non-existent seven-figure inheritance, the suspect remains in custody with a $1 million bond. Court date set for February.
NDDOT looking to reduce crashes at U.S. 83 and ND 23
The North Dakota Department of Transportation want to to reduce the number of severe crashes that occur at the intersection of U.S. Highway 83 and North Dakota 23. So NDDOT representatives held a meeting at Max City Hall, asking people's thoughts on a proposed safety measure.
Closet Offender Sentenced
MINOT – When police notified a Minot mother that Cale Schalesky, 24, Hettinger, had been released from jail she responded by saying she already knew because Schalesky was in her daughter’s closet that morning. Schalesky was apprehended on a charge of Gross Sexual Imposition-Sexual Contact-Victim Under 15, and...
Meet the finalists for Minot Public Schools superintendent: Dr. Scott Faul
MINOT, N.D. (KMOT) – This week we’ve been introducing you to the finalists for Minot Public Schools superintendent. Today we’re taking a look at Dr. Scott Faul. Faul is no stranger to Minot Public Schools. He’s currently the district’s assistant superintendent of middle and high school education...
Minnesota Contractor Faces $1.8 Million in OSHA Fines
Wagner Construction Inc. repeatedly exposed workers to trenching hazards. Wagner Construction Inc. is facing $1.8 million in OSHA fines after an investigation determined the company failed to protect workers from trenching hazards for the fourth time since 2019. According to a release dated Dec. 5, the Minnesota construction contractor committed...
A Christmas Head Start: The need for winter gear
If you don't have time for the shopping but want to give back, First Western says they can do the shopping for you.
SERVPRO Athlete of the Week: Velva's Hank Bodine, A One-of-a-Kind Junior Running Back
Meet the SERVPRO Athlete of the Week, Hank Bodine from Velva. Despite a hip injury, this junior running back finished the season with 21 touchdowns, earning all-state honors for the third time. Now, he's preparing for a second hip surgery and building a deer hunting blind.
Those Who Serve: Veterans Step Up Foundation processing VA claims one by one
HARVEY, N.D (KMOT) – Those who have served our country shouldn’t have to jump through hoops to get the treatment they need. Several organizations offer guidance when filing for VA claims throughout the state. Tom Kelsh strolls through the North Dakota Medal of Honor Memorial. He served in...
Hot Tots renew Mitch Gallagher for 2024 summer season
MINOT, N.D. (KMOT) - The Minot Hot Tots are keeping their top chef in charge. The team announced Wednesday that Field Manager Mitch Gallagher will return for a second summer in Minot. “Mitch is a great asset to our team in more ways than one. He cares about winning on...
Raking in the warm weather and not blowing off the snow
But hardware workers in Minot say even though it feels like fall, they've been selling winter goods.
Spruce tops are a way to spruce up your doorstep
MINOT, ND (KXNET) Gaining popularity in recent years, spruce tops are a way that you can get a little bit of holiday decor on your doorstep without having to put a full-grown tree there. “Usually you can use evergreen cuttings to kind of make them into a nice little pot,...
Minot State women’s basketball emphasizing recruiting local talent
MINOT, N.D. (KMOT) – In Head Coach Mike Brandt’s third season in Minot, the Minot State women’s basketball team is making a push to dominate the North Dakota recruiting scene. This year the Beavers boast local players including Amya Gourneau from Belcourt, Mia Aberle from Surrey, Lorelei...
Toy drive tips: items for teens, resist donating used gifts
Christmas is a little more than two weeks away, and toy drives around the country are in full swing. A North Dakota organizer shares some things to keep in mind if you're planning a donation in the coming days. Willy Soderholm, executive director of the Community Action Partnership office serving...
Minot police replaces bulletproof vests
MINOT, N.D (KMOT) - Not everything lasts, even bulletproof vests. Minot police in the field usually wear them throughout the day. Dave Chapman, administrative lieutenant, said the material is subject to sweat and dirt and they’re recommended by the manufacturer to replace them after every five years of use.
Mark Helm, Finalist for Minot Public Schools Superintendent, Shares His Vision and Transition Plan
Get to know Mark Helm, a finalist for Minot Public School Superintendent. With a rich educational background and experience in Washington, Helm shares his vision for the district, emphasizing social and emotional support for students. Discover his plans for transition if selected.
Majettes rally from down 11, Magicians dominate in sweep of Red River
MINOT, N.D. (KMOT) - The Magic City Campus was the “place to be” Tuesday night in Minot. The number one-ranked Minot High Majettes faced the reigning state champions, number two-ranked Grand Forks Red River. Minot High trailed by as many as 11 points and trailed for the first...
High School Hockey Champions Reunite in Minot, Aim for Robertson Cup
Catch up on the latest sports news with KMOT First News at Six Sportscast. Hear about the reunion of high school hockey champions Weston Knox and Kaden Casey in Minot, their hopes for a Robertson cup, and the Minot State Women's Basketball team's recruitment strategy.
MSU-N Wrestling Hosts Dickinson State Thursday Night
The MSU-N wrestling team is hosting Dickinson State on Thursday night at the Armory Gym. New Media Broadcasters caught up with coach Tyson Thivierge and he shares a big picture outlook for his team in anticipation of hosting a formidable opponent. “Go out and perform. That’s all I care about,”...