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Knutson murder suspect failed to appear in 2012 court

McHenry County court records show that Nichole Rice, 34, who has been charged with the 2007 murder of her roommate Anita Knutson, 18, failed to appear in court in 2012. Rice had been charged with one Class B misdemeanor and one infraction for issuing checks without sufficient funds or credit in January and February 2012. The checks were for the amounts of $51.19 and $29.82 respectively.
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Rural residents raise concerns about being snowed in

MINOT, N.D. – McHenry County residents are raising some concerns over snow plow operations in their area. Some are even saying that they can’t get out of their drive at times especially during strings of bad weather like what our region has seen in recent weeks. The Klein...
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Roads go unplowed in McHenry County

GRANVILLE — Rich Dodson and his wife, Dee, live 11 miles northeast of Granville, and they said that no one has plowed their road since the storm last Thursday night. “It’s so bad, it’s life threatening. I’m almost 60 and we can’t do what we did when we were twenty. Why should it be like this — that residents can’t get out?”
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Rachel Wald honored for service in North Dakota State University Extension

Rachel Wald was recently honored for her work within North Dakota University Extension by receiving the Achievement in Service award. Wald received this award while attending the National Association of Extension 4-H Youth Development Professionals conference in Memphis, Tennessee. Wald is an agriculture and natural resources Extension agent for McHenry...
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Andrew Azure, Minot, charged with manslaughter, ingestion of methamphetamine

Andrew Joseph Azure, 59, Minot, has been charged with Class B felony manslaughter and Class A misdemeanor ingestion of a controlled substance in district court in McHenry County. According to a complaint filed with the court, Azure was hunting coyotes on Jan. 30 in McHenry County and shot Dale Merbach...
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Parshall man in custody for multi-county pursuit

BISMARCK, N.D. (KFYR) - At 11:22 PM on Saturday night, McLean County Sheriff’s Office deputies assisted McHenry County, ND Sheriff’s Office and Ward County deputies with a pursuit that started on US 2 in McHenry County around 10:30 PM. McLean County deputies deployed spike strips near the Junction of Ward...
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Minot Daily News

Lyons, Minot, charged with making bomb threat at bank in Towner

Trenton Peter Lyons, 30, Minot, is charged with making a bomb threat to the Merchants Bank in Towner at 10:27 a.m. Aug. 5. He is charged with Class C felony terrorizing in district court in McHenry County. According to court documents, Lyons went into the bank multiple times and placed a suspicious device near a teller counter that was blinking and had tape around it. Lyons made a comment to a teller that he was “space cadet” and then left and returned again and made a comment about owning Towner and said everyone would know his name. The employees at the bank didn’t feel threatened but one called 911 to report the incident. The bank had to be evacuated and a perimeter was set up around the bank. The Minot Police Department bomb squad was called to assist. Law enforcement determined the device was not an explosive.
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Arrest made after bomb threat in Towner

TOWNER – An arrest was made in connection with a bomb threat at a Towner bank Thursday, according to the McHenry County Sheriff’s Department. The name of the suspect was being withheld until charges could be filed, but the department reported the individual was detained in the Pierce County Jail.
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Alexis Jones, Minot, charged with terrorizing, bribery

Alexis Leigh Jones, 21, Minot, is charged in district court in McHenry County with leaving threatening messages on a woman’s cell phone. Jones also allegedly tried to get a woman to pay her not to testify against someone in a court case. Both charges are Class C felonies. According to...
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Harmful algae at Buffalo Lodge Lake

Buffalo Lodge Lake, located near Granville in McHenry County, has been added to a growing list of state waters that the North Dakota Department of Health has identified as having harmful algae blooms and issued an HAB advisory. A HAB advisory means the water contains a high amount of algae,...
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Burn ban approved for McHenry County

TOWNER, N.D. – McHenry County Commissioners have approved a burn ban to run through the rest of the month. The ban cites abnormally dry conditions and high winds. The ban includes fireworks, recreational burning, garbage/pit burning, burning of farmland and more. The ban does not include grills or commercially sold...
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Cody Sundby, Minot, charged with aggravated assault in McHenry County

Cody Lynn Sundby, 38, Minot, is charged in district court in McHenry County with Class C felony aggravated assault, Class A misdemeanor disobedience of a judicial order, Class B misdemeanor criminal trespass, Class B misdemeanor disorderly conduct, and Class B misdemeanor criminal mischief on Jan. 1. According to a probable...
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