Minot Daily News
MINOT, N.D. -- A 26-year-old woman is accused of hitting a man multiple times with a lamp and a guitar over his head at a Minot residence last May 5. Teri Leigh Poitra, whose address is listed in court records as Grand Forks, is charged with aggravated assault, a Class C felony in district court in Minot. The charge carries a maximum sentence of five years in prison and a $10,000 fine.
MINOT, N.D. -- A 53-year-old northwest North Dakota farmer is accused of falling for a law enforcement sting and arranging to have sex with a 15-year-old girl at his Berthold farm on Sunday. In reality, there was no 15-year-old girl; a female FBI agent posed as the girl and set up the meeting with Steven Lee Bloomquist, according to a probable cause affidavit filed with the district court.
MINOT, N.D. -- A 48-year-old Burlington woman pleaded not guilty Thursday to stalking her ex-husband's fiancee. Kathy Lou Schuler, formerly known as Kathy Lou Pearson, is charged with a Class C felony that carries a maximum sentence of five years in prison and a $10,000 fine.
MINOT, N.D. -- The Minot Public School District is in the midst of settlement talks with ServPro, which suing the school district for $1.9 million in unpaid flood cleanup expenses.
MINOT, N.D. -- A 23-year-old Dilworth, Minn., man is accused of trying to strangle his cell mate at the Ward County Jail on Saturday because of an argument over a towel the other man had left out. Da Shawn Jamal Morris is charged with aggravated assault, a Class C felony.
MINOT, N.D. -- The first of several lactation suites being installed at airports and zoos in North Dakota was dedicated at a ribbon-cutting ceremony in Minot Tuesday. A suite for nursing and breast-feeding mothers was placed in the secured area of the terminal at Minot International Airport about a week ago with the help of a state grant to the North Dakota Breastfeeding Coalition.
GENEVA, Switzerland — Two elected tribal leaders from the United States, a doctor and tribal councilwoman from the Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation on the Fort Berthold Reservation in North Dakota and a legislative assistant from the Navajo Nation in Arizona, addressed the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland, on Wednesday about the need for continued vigilance in fighting human trafficking on reservations. Dr. Monica Mayer and Nathaniel Brown represented their respective tribal governments.
GARRISON, N.D. – The North Dakota Firefighter's Museum has announced four 2017 inductees into the North Dakota Firefighters Hall of Fame. The 2017 inductees are:
MINOT, N.D. -- A 35-year-old Minot woman who participated in the robbing of a man in a city hotel and later throwing a burning cigarette at a police officer’s face will spend 300 days in jail. Heather Anne Travnicek pleaded guilty Monday to felony robbery and assault of a police officer, but they will be reduced to misdemeanors if she completes three years of probation.
MINOT, N.D. -- A 31-year-old Minot man is charged with Class C felony child neglect for allegedly being too drunk to care for four children in his house in August. Cory Lynn Walhood is scheduled to make an initial appearance on the charge on Sept. 25 in district court in Minot.