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Wilkin County Sheriff investigating shooting death of horse

Horse shot in Wilkin County. 4/2022 BRECKENRIDGE, Minn. (KVRR) – The Wilkin County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the shooting death of a horse in the Barnesville area. Clay County Sheriff Mark Empting says the shooting occurred Sunday evening south of Barnesville, just over the Clay/Wilkin County line. The horse was shot with a high-powered rifle. Anyone with information is asked…

Truck strikes, kills 7 horses near Wadena

WADENA, Minn. (FOX 9) — Authorities are investigating a crash that left seven horses dead Saturday morning near Wadena, Minnesota. According to the state patrol, at about 7 a.m., a cargo truck struck and killed seven horses that were on Highway 29 near Wadena. The driver was not injured. Authorities said the horses belonged to an Amish community. The crash…

Dozens Of Families Come Out For 4th Of July Celebration At Bonanzaville

The festivities include horse-drawn carriage rides, food trucks, live historic demonstrations and snow cones.

WEST FARGO, N.D. — COVID-19 did not stop families from continuing the tradition of attending the fourth of July celebration at Bonanzaville. The festivities include horse-drawn carriage rides, food trucks, live historic demonstrations and snow cones. “We’ve had a nice crowd today. I think they’re enjoying it. It was a little warm and humid to start with, but I think…

“Mane Attraction” Lifts Spirits, Brings Smiles To Long-Term Care In Greenbush

A certified nursing assistant brought her horse to work

Delores Walsh gets a special visitor in Greenbush. LIFECARE HORSE 2 GREENBUSH, Minn. — People are finding creative ways to bring smiles to those stuck inside during quarantine. Jordan Meier, a certified nursing assistant at LifeCare Greenbush Manor, brought her horse to work. Jordan took the horse from window to window for a safe visit with the residents. LifeCare staff…

Horse Found Dead On Property Under Investigation Along I-29

Owner Tells authorities He Was responsible For The Animal's Death

ARGUSVILLE, N.D. – A horse is found dead one day after authorities stopped at a property along I-29 to investigate its welfare. Cass County Sheriff’s Office released the following statement about the investigation: After an investigation into the welfare of a horse along I-29 prompted by public concerns, Cass County authorities, with the assistance of the Animal Health Division of…

West Fargo Brings Live Ice Sculpting To The POW-MIA Plaza

Community members were able to watch the whole process live.

WEST FARGO, N.D. — West Fargo Events partnered with Trevor Pierson. He’s a professional Ice Sculptor from the Twin Cities and created three different sculptures for the city’s main square. Pierson designed a horse, a bull, and an eagle. Two of which represent the school mascots of Sheyenne and West Fargo High School. “I think these events are really good…

Woman Trampled By Horse In Trailer At NDSU Equine Center Dies

The incident happened just before noon on Tuesday

FARGO, N.D. — A woman who was trampled by a horse in a trailer at NDSU Equine Center has died of her injuries. That is according to WPS Transport out of Canada. In a Facebook post, the company says Kim Elliot of Alberta was loading a horse when “it kicked out and got spooked and panicked hurting her further as…

Fargo Woman Who Died After Being Dragged By a Horse is Identified

Deputies responded to the 38000 block of Beaver Dam Road near Star Lake around 11:00 Friday morning.

OTTER TAIL COUNTY, MN –  Bertha Wood, 47 years old, of Fargo was identified as the woman dragged by a horse and killed  in Otter Tail County. Deputies responded to the 38000 block of Beaver Dam Road near Star Lake around 11:00 last Friday morning. The sheriff’s office says Wood was pronounced dead at the scene. Authorities say it appears…

McKenzie County Horse Tests Positive For EHV-1

In the last few months, cases have been identified in several U.S. states and Canadian provinces

MCKENZIE, ND — A horse in North Dakota has confirmed positive for the neurologic disease associated with equine herpes virus 1, or EHV-1. The horse is receiving veterinary care in McKenzie County. In the last few months, cases have been identified in several U.S. states and Canadian provinces. North Dakota Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring says owners should take care when…