Minot Daily News
MINOT, N.D. -- A 36-year-old Minot man is accused of continuing to stay in a room at the Fairview Lodge after he had been ordered to leave a week before and of trashing the hotel room. Robert Highley is charged with criminal trespass, a Class A misdemeanor, in district court in Minot.
MINOT, N.D. -- Prominent Minot lawyer Thomas Wentz Jr. was given a suspended 10-day jail sentence and 360 days of unsupervised probation on April 13 for violating a disorderly conduct restraining order and violating a judicial order last year stemming from conflicts in his divorce case.
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.