Minot Daily News
MINOT, N.D. -- A 33-year-old Minot man was sentenced Friday to time served of 22 days in jail, a year of supervised probation, and ordered to register as a sex offender for exposing himself to a woman in a hotel restroom on July 1, 2016. Anh Tuan "Timmy" Nguyen changed his plea to a Class A misdemeanor indecent exposure charge before a district court judge.
MINOT, N.D. -- A 37-year-old Minot man was ordered on Friday, June 8, to serve six years in prison and three years of supervised probation for beating his girlfriend in front of her two sons in 2016 and causing damage to her hearing. Anthony Deonte Williams pleaded guilty to a Class C felony charge of aggravated assault, court records show. Two Class C felony charges of child neglect were dismissed.
MINOT, N.D. -- A 49-year-old Minot woman will serve six months in jail and three years of supervised probation for stalking her ex-husband's girlfriend last year. Kathy Lou Schuler, formerly known as Kathy Lou Pearson, entered an Alford plea to the Class C felony charge on Wednesday, June 6, in district court in Minot before Northwest District Court Judge Benjamen Johnson. The Alford plea means that Schuler maintains her innocence but recognizes she might be found guilty if the case went to trial.
MINOT, N.D. -- The dramatic rise in Lake Sakakawea has exceeded earlier expectations. There's more water entering the Missouri River system than anticipated. It is coming sooner than expected too. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says Sakakawea will enter its exclusive flood control zone sometime during the middle of next week and the climb won't end there. By June 22, the Corps says Sakakawea should reach a water level of 1,851.1 feet. The reservoir's exclusive flood control zone is from 1,851 feet to 1,854 feet, the latter number being the reservoir's spill level.
MINOT AIR FORCE BASE – Col. Matthew Brooks will turn over the command of the 5th Bomb Wing at Minot Air Force Base to Col. Bradley Cochran in a ceremony Thursday, May 31. Brooks, who has been commander of the bomb wing since June 2016, will be retiring from the Air Force. Cochran was vice commander of the 28th Bomb Wing working with B-1 bombers at Ellsworth Air Force Base near Rapid City, S.D., prior to his new assignment.
MINOT, N.D. -- A 28-year-old Minot man is accused of interfering when a woman made a 911 call on Monday night, May 21. Winston Moss is charged with a Class C felony in district court in Minot. He is also charged with possession of a stolen firearm, a Class C felony, and giving alcohol to the 18-year-old woman, a Class A misdemeanor.
MINOT AIR FORCE BASE – Leaders have directed an immediate commandwide inventory of weapons after two recent incidents involving the loss of a Minot Air Force Base M240 machine gun and also grenade rounds for a Mk 19 automatic grenade launcher. The missing machine gun was reported missing early Wednesday, May 16, during a standard weapons inventory at the armory on base, according to Lt. Col. Jamie Humphries, chief of Public Affairs at the base.
MINOT, N.D. -- Significant headway with spring planting is helping to ease an anhydrous ammonia shortage that's inconvenienced area farmers, fertilizer dealers say.
MINOT, N.D. -- A 53-year-old Minot man will serve about 60 days in jail for strangling and beating his dog this past winter while he was apparently drunk and for being drunk while in control of his vehicle on a different occasion. The vehicle charge was his third offense in three years.
GARRISON – Ice remains on a good portion of Lake Sakakawea and it may remain that way for at least another week. The upper end of Lake Sakakawea has been ice free for several days. However, the middle and lower ends of the reservoir remained coated in a great sheet of ice. On Saturday, the southern shore of Lake Sakakawea in the Beulah and Hazen areas had plenty of open water, particularly in Beaver Bay and other large inlets. Lake Sakakawea's latest ice-free date is May 17, 1979.