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North Dakota Mourns Passing Of Local Motor Sports Legend

On Monday, Danny Schatz passed away after a multi-year battle with cancer. The Schatz family has left a historic impression not just in the world of Midwestern race tracks but in the entire world of motorsports. Danny Schatz was a Sprint Car driver in the 1970s but it wasn't his skills behind the wheel that would impact the sport, it was what he created with his son Donny that would dominate racing for decades.
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New rules set for Bison Plant Trail, enforcement of old rules increasing

MINOT, N.D. (KXNET) — A go-to trail along the Souris River is a popular destination year-round for hikers, bikers, cross-country skiers and more. But because the Bison Plant Trail sees a lot of traffic, the Minot Park Board has approved new rules and will be increasing the enforcement of older rules.
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Tom Ross sworn in as Mayor of Minot

MINOT, N.D. (KMOT) – Minot’s new mayor Tom Ross was sworn in Tuesday night during the reorganizational meeting of the city council. Ross received just over 43% of the votes, according to the unofficial results. He says it was time for a change and is ready to bring...
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Happy 135th birthday, Minot!

MINOT, N.D. (KXNET) — On June 28, 1887, Minot was officially incorporated — making this day the city’s 135th birthday!. Minot first came into existence in 1886, when James “Jim” Hill’s Great Northern Railroad ended when winter hit, in what’s now known as Minot.
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Minot man gets 35 years behind bars in girlfriend’s shooting death

MINOT, N.D. (KMOT) – A Minot man who pleaded guilty to killing his girlfriend and business partner will spend 35 years behind bars. 42-year-old Eric Venn pleaded guilty in March to murder, in last July’s shooting death of 29-year-old Arnalyn Repalam. Investigators said Venn killed Repalam over a...
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Open seat on the Minot City Council

MINOT, N.D. (KMOT) – Minot’s new mayor Tom Ross leaves behind an open seat on the council that will need to be filled by the city. The council can either have city staff hold a special election to fill the opening, or appoint a new alderman in fifteen days or more. They moved to appoint a temporary member at the July 18 meeting, and the position will go up for election in November.
MINOT, ND
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Minot State president reflects on NCAA Board of Governors appointment

MINOT, N.D. (KMOT) -- The NCAA shrunk the Board of Governors from 21 to nine members in 2022, tasking Minot State President Dr. Steven Shirley with representing all Division II schools. Shirley and his fellow board members are tasked with implementing the NCAA’s new constitution, understanding the effects of name,...
MINOT, ND
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Eagles Sweep Vistas Behind Three Big Performances at the Plate

JAMESTOWN, ND. (NewsDakota.com) – Reagan Sortland, Carson Orr, and Preston Gall all had huge performances at the plate on Tuesday night as Jamestown Post 14 swept the Minot Vistas 8-4 and 19-0. Jamestown originally fell behind 1-0 in the top of the second but tied the game in the bottom half with a sacrifice fly from Sortland, scoring Orr to even the score at one.
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Two Minnesotans injured in two-vehicle crash near Stanley

Two Minnesotans were seriously injured Sunday in a one-vehicle rollover near Stanley. According to the North Dakota Highway Patrol, a car driven by a 19-year-old Worthington man was traveling through the intersection of Highway 8 and 61st Street Northwest when the driver apparently lost control of the vehicle on the gravel road. The vehicle vaulted […]
STANLEY, ND
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Minot Public Library to make progress on digitization

MINOT, N.D. (KMOT) – The Minot Public Library is working on making parts of its archive more available to the public by putting it online. They have a collection of newspapers on reels for people to look through. They are increasing their budget for the year to go through...
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Baseball: Senators and Reps back in action, Scarlets travel to Garrison

Both the Bismarck Sens and the Bismarck Reps came into Tuesday with two losses, knowing their doubleheader could mean a lot towards the standings. Legion Baseball Scores:(G1) Bismarck Senators (10), Bismarck Representatives (3)(G2) Bismarck Senators (9), Bismarck Representatives (7)(G1) Garrison Titans (16), Bismarck Scarlets (2)(G2) Garrison Titans (10), Bismarck Scarlets (14)(G1) Hazen Astros (5), Hettinger […]
BISMARCK, ND
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Danny Schatz, businessman and patriarch of Schatz racing family, dies at 74

MINOT, N.D. (KMOT) – Danny Schatz, a prominent figure in sprint car racing and a Minot businessman, died Monday at age 74, following a years-long battle with cancer, his family confirmed with Your News Leader. Schatz began sprint car racing in the 1970′s across the Midwest and Canada. After...
MINOT, ND
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Minot Road Projects speed up for July 4

MINOT, N.D. (KMOT) – The City of Minot put out notice that work is ramping up this week on two important roadways. Work this week is expected to close lanes on 16th Street SW and 37th Avenue SW. Crews will be releveling and repaving the roadways on 16th. That will close two lanes at a time on those roadways. Meanwhile, 37th Avenue will be reduced to only one lane for eastbound traffic from 16th Street to Broadway.
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