About 500 ballots were cast in Ward County during early and absentee voting.
Auditor Devra Smestad says the number is significantly lower than years past --- a trend she says her colleagues around the state are also reporting.
Today, volunteers that will be working the voting polls attended a training session today for proper voting procedures and use of the ballot scanners.
Election Day is Tuesday, June 10 --- polls will be open from 7-7.
Minot Police say Zofia Kristal Pepple of New Town was struck by a pickup and killed about 6:25pm Sunday
A two-year-old child was killed by a hit-and-run driver in Minot Sunday evening.
They ask if you have any information about the incident that you contact them at 852-0111.
In addition, both had recently been released from state prison.