Minot Daily News
MINOT, N.D. -- A 22-year-old Makoti man was ordered to serve 10 months in prison Wednesday for smashing a window at a downtown Minot business on Jan. 4, trashing the store, setting it on fire and afterwards rifling through a motor vehicle outside that did not belong to him.
MINOT, N.D. -- A child neglect charge will be dismissed against a 23-year-old Minot woman who was accused of leaving her 3-year-old son alone last December because she couldn't afford child care and was living “in poverty.”
MANDAREE, N.D. — It's a dream come true for Norma Baker Flying Horse — and any designer — to have one of her fashion designs worn at the Academy Awards show. Flying Horse, owner of Red Berry Woman, a fashion designing business at Mandaree on the Fort Berthold Reservation in western North Dakota, has been named the first contemporary Native American fashion designer to have a gown worn at the Oscars.
FESSENDEN N.D. -- A 38-year-old north-central North Dakota woman who conspired with former sheriff Johnny Zip Lawson to deliver meth has pleaded guilty to four felony and two misdemeanor charges.
MINOT, N.D. -- A trial for murder suspect Bradley Joe Morales, 27, of Minot, will likely be held a month later on May 17-25. It had originally been scheduled to begin April 16. Morales is accused of stabbing his ex-girlfriend, Sharmaine Leake, 25, to death at a Minot residence in August 2017 during an apparent domestic altercation.
WATFORD CITY, N.D. – Several people were taken by ambulance to a Watford City hospital over the weekend after being overcome by fumes in the pool area of a hotel. City police and emergency responders were called to the pool area of the Little Missouri Inn & Suites at 9:50 a.m. Saturday in response to a 911 call of a child being ill.
MINOT, N.D. -- State Rep. Roscoe Streyle, R-Minot, has announced he will not seek re-election in November. Streyle was elected to the North Dakota House in November 2010 from District 3 and has served on the Appropriations Committee since the 2013 session. Streyle, a banker, said he feels satisfied with what he has been able to contribute during his two terms.
MINOT, N.D. -- The weekly U.S. Drought Monitor issued for North Dakota Thursday, March 8, shows the snowstorms in recent weeks have helped the drought, but the region remains very dry. The heaviest snowfall from this week’s storm occurred in parts of eastern North Dakota, particularly the southeast. It is in those locations where the Drought Monitor map shows improvement in dry conditions.
MINOT, N.D. -- Police are still looking for a suspect or suspects in the the shooting of an 18-year-old who remains hospitalized as a result of gunshot wounds sustained in what officers describe as an "illegal narcotics transaction." The incident was reported to police at 6:23 p.m. Wednesday when a 911 call resulted in an ambulance being sent to a northwest city residence for a report of a male who had been shot.
MINOT, N.D. - A 25-year-old Minot man is accused of spray painting obscene graffiti critical of the police at different locations in Minot in November 2017. Kevin Marcel Conti is charged in district court in Minot with criminal mischief, a Class C felony. According to the probable cause affidavit filed with the court, Minot police investigated multiple incidents of graffiti on downtown parking garages and other buildings last fall.