A 24-year-old Minot man is charged with stealing two credit cards from his girlfriend’s mother on Sunday and making more than $500 in unauthorized charges at Walmart. Sulaiman Barrie made an initial appearance on the two Class C felony charges in district court in Minot on Thursday. In a separate case, Barrie and his cousin, Mamadu Saidu Barrie, 20, are charged with stealing a bank card from Barrie’s ex-girlfriend and making unauthorized charges on it in March. Judge Todd Cresap told Barrie in court on Thursday that he has seen far too much of Barrie in his courtroom in the last year and a half. Barrie told Cresap in court that he plans to enroll in a treatment program. – Andrea Johnson
SCHOA offers tips for Sun City winter visitors
By Rusty Bradshaw Independent Newsmedia It is estimated that up to 40 percent of Sun City residents are winter visitors, leaving the community during the hot summer months for the…
PERU: Government Signs US$ 200 Million Exploration Contracts With Anadarko
The Peruvian government has signed three oil exploration and exploitation contracts evaluated at US$ 200 million. The contracts involve the state-owned oil company PeruPetro and the U.
Man charged with unauthorized use of personal identifying information
A 41-year-old Minot man is charged with using his ex-wife and her daughter’s identity, as well as that of a third person, to forge checks and open fraudulent credit card accounts last fall Brandon Lowery is charged with two counts of unauthorized use of personal identifying information, both Class B felonies; three counts of unauthorized use of personal identifying information, all Class C felonies, theft of property, a Class C felony, and two counts of forgery or counterfeiting, both Class A misdemeanors Lowery’s ex-wife went to police last September to report fraudulent activity on her bank account and on that of her minor daughter’s. Lowery could face up to 30 years in prison if convicted of…
Chevron Reports First Quarter Net Income of $2.7 Billion
Chevron Corporation today reported earnings of $2.7 billion for first quarter 2017.
How ACT & SAT are scored and what it means
In the last article, we discussed the history of the ACT and SAT standardized tests and discussed North Dakota’s involvement with these assessments. One of the most confusing aspects of these assessments is figuring out how they are scored and, for parents with students who have high GPAs, understanding why their child may have a mid- to low-range ACT score. Our objective today is to understand how the scoring works and to shed some light on why student’s score as they do The SAT total possible points range from 400 to 1600. The SAT chunks all of the data into three categories: Math, Reading, and Writing and Language. For each section, a student is assigned a score based upon the number of questions they correctly answered. For example, if a student were to…
SMI Culture & Travel Group says SMI Holdings and the Purchaser entered into agreement
11:10am EDT July 24 (Reuters) – SMI Culture & Travel Group Holdings Ltd ::Smi Holdings and Smi Culture Investment Holdings Limited entered into agreement.Smi Holdings has agreed to sell sale share and sale loan for a total consideration of RMB150 million. Click here to read the full article. Click here to submit story ideas.
Surprise council denies Mattamy plan downtown by 4-3 vote
Richard Smith Independent Newsmedia A majority of negative opinions from public commentary and a lengthy presentation by Mayor Sharon Wolcott in opposition to the Mattamy Homes project at Surprise Civic…
Here's what could happen to America's hundreds of dead malls
Developers are now turning many of the mall's parking spaces into a light rail station, which will connect the neighborhood to downtown Seattle. Other parts of the lot have been turned into LEED-certified apartments, senior housing, a medical center, more retail space, Malls of the future have an opportunity to fulfill other community needs besides commerce, June Williamson, a City College of New York architecture professor and the author of "Retrofitting Suburbia," tells Business Insider. Nearly every major department store (including Macy's, Kohl's, Walmart, and Sears) has shuttered stores in recent years to reduce losses from unprofitable locations and the rise of online shopping. Fitness centers, churches, medical clinics, and data centers Closed department stores will…
Augusta man robbed after inviting escorts to home
An Augusta man contacted police saying he was robbed after responding to an ad for an escort.