Minnesota contractor faces $1.8 million in penalties for repeated trenching hazardsThe Bullet PointNewsBreak Contributor
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The heart-wrenching North Dakota case of Reachelle who vanished in 2006 at just three years of ageAda E.NewsBreak Contributor
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...
Kenmare re-establishing a Renaissance Zone
KENMARE, N.D (KMOT) - Economic development can come through a myriad of incentives. The city of Kenmare is undertaking the process of economic growth through developing a Renaissance Zone. Tami Chrest’s shop, Peony Petals, is one of the buildings marked in a draft of the Renaissance Zone. She said she...
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...
Drivers offer different options to make US 83 and ND 23 intersection safer
MAX, N.D. (KMOT) – It’s an intersection you’ve probably passed through many times between Minot, Bismarck and New Town — and now there’s a proposal to make it safer. People brought their ears and concerns to a public input meeting about the intersections of U.S. Highway 83 and North Dakota 23.
Daycare seeking help from staff shortages
KENMARE, N.D (KMOT) - Some daycare businesses continue to struggle to find help. Belinda Steen, owner of Fun Zone daycare in Kenmare for more than twenty years, said it’s getting harder to find employees. She said she currently has four to five kids on the waiting list. “At one...
Community Support: A Pillar of Strength for Military Personnel During the Holidays and Beyond
In the spirit of the holiday season, Minot Air Force Base's 'Operation Home for the Holidays' has been a beacon of warmth and support for its Airmen. The program, led by U.S. Air Force Colonel Daniel Hoadly and Colonel Kenneth McGhee, aimed to ease the financial burden for single Airmen, E-5 and below, by covering travel expenses to reunite with their families. Supported by Minot community leaders, the initiative recently achieved a fundraising milestone, collecting approximately $125,000 and ensuring that Airman 1st Class Giovanni Palafox and others could enjoy a cost-free journey home during this special time of year.
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.
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...
Daycare Struggles with Staff Shortages Amid High Demand for Child Care
Discover how Funzone Daycare in Kenmare is grappling with staff shortages, impacting their ability to cater to the growing demand for childcare. With a waiting list and reduced staff, the 20-year-old business is seeking solutions to this pressing issue.
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.
Minot's Search for Educational Leadership: Embracing Community and Innovation
In the heart of Minot, the Public School Board is charting a new course with its search for a superintendent, a pivotal move following Dr. Mark Vollmer’s retirement. Among the promising quartet of candidates is Renae Rudolph, a Minot native and principal at Perkett Elementary, who stands out with her extensive background in education and leadership. With interviews set between December 11-14, Rudolph's local ties and strategic vision which encompasses staff relations, financial acuity, and the integration of a new high school, positions her as a formidable contender for the role. The community is invited to participate in this open selection process, offering transparency and insight into the future of their educational landscape.
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,”...
KX Gives Back: Minot Men’s Winter Refuge goes beyond the basics
The shelter is mainly for overnight stays and the necessities. During the daytime, they help the residents find jobs and have transportation to get them there.
Minot Air Force Base: Operation Home for the Holidays
The efforts of the Minot community and Team Minot's leadership, the program was able to raise about $125,000, which will be used through the holiday season to buy airline tickets for Airmen.
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.
Surgeon celebrates 1,000 procedures using Da Vinci robotic technology
MINOT, N.D (KMOT) - Medical technology has advanced to the point where surgeons can operate on patients using a robot. Dr. David Amsbury, an OBGYN at Trinity Health, is celebrating more than 1,000 procedures using a robotic surgical tool called Da Vinci. Amsbury said he’s used it for procedures like...
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...
This North Dakota State City Becomes Battleground in Republican vs Democrat 2024 War
In the heart of America’s vast Midwest, the unassuming city of Minot, North Dakota, is poised to become an unlikely battleground in the 2024 Republican vs Democrat War. This once-quiet community has found itself thrust into the national spotlight as both parties vie for control of this key electoral state.
City of Minot employees still work during warm winter
Sorenson says the mild start to December means no overnight shifts and overtime hours plowing snow, but the mild temps are also allowing workers to spend more time cleaning the streets and picking up leaves.
Bismarck Century claim win at home against Minot (N.D.) Magicians
A close game saw the Bismarck Century just edge out the Minot (N. D.) Magicians on Tuesday. The final score was 7-6. The Bismarck Century players play Dickinson away on Friday at 7:15 p.m. CST. The Magicians will face Dickinson at home on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. CST.