Minot Daily News
MINOT, ND-- A Minot man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for sexually abusing a 13-year-old boy who has a developmental disability and autism. Judge Stacy Louser sentenced 54-year-old Darrell Midkiff on Tuesday.The judge said she strongly opposed any possibility of early release for Midkiff. Prosecutors say the boy was playing with Midkiff's grandson at Midkiff's trailer in Minot last February when he was assaulted. Court documents say Midkiff's son called police to report the crime.
MINOT, N.D. – As a result of infrastructure upgrades on the rail corridor adjacent to U.S. Highway 52 in North Dakota , the maximum regulated track speed will go from 49 to 60 mph. The change, which covers most of the corridor from Drake in north-central North Dakota to the Canadian border at Portal in far northwest North Dakota, will go into effect Nov. 7.
WATFORD CITY, N.D. – A complaint filed by a North Dakota Game and Fish Department warden made the claim that McKenzie County Deputy Sheriff Maxwell Ingram used a firearm to kill a deer during the archery season. At a change of plea hearing in Northwest District Court Tuesday, Ingram entered a guilty plea to a lesser charge.
MINOT, N.D. -- A pretrial conference is scheduled for Nov. 22 in district court in Minot for a 20-year-old Fargo woman accused of burglarizing her former stepfather's house, according to court records.
MINOT, N.D. -- With the loss of Roosevelt Park Zoo's 18-year-old male Bactrian camel in late September, the Minot zoo officials are looking into replacing the camels. The female camel died this spring. The male camel died during the night. Exam results show the camel likely died from natural causes due to advanced age.
BISMARCK -- North Dakota’s Supreme Court has upheld a murder verdict this week for Anthony Campbell, who was convicted of beating and stabbing a homeless woman to death in September of 2014. A jury convicted Campbell, of Philadelphia, Pa., in January 2016 of the murder of Shannon Brunelle, who was found in a friend's garage in northwest Minot.
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.
Editor's Note: This story was originally published on October 16, 2017. 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.
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.