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Wings & Rings Closes In West Fargo

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Another restaurant is closing in the metro. In a social media post, the owners of Wings and Rings in West Fargo announces that they have made the difficult decision to close the location. They did not give a reason for the sudden closure. The sports restaurant and bar celebrated it’s grand opening in West Fargo…

Minot State names theatre stage after Josh Duhamel

MINOT, N.D. (KVRR) – Minot State University names its Summer Theatre stage after alumnus and Minot native Josh Duhamel. It’s part of the university’s 2.8 million dollar renovation project for the amphitheater overlooking campus. It’s expected to be completed next month before the start of its 57th season. “I played football at Minot State and every day at practice we…

Several Cars of BNSF Train Derail and Catch Fire West of Minot

Courtesy: Trooper Hilzendeger-Minot @Ahilz258BURLINGTON, N.D. (KVRR/AP) — Several train cars caught fire after at least 11 cars of a BNSF train derailed near Burlington, North Dakota. That is just west of Minot. No injuries are reported. The railroad said in a statement that the train derailed between Minot and Des Lacs around 1 a.m. Railcars containing paper products and frozen…

Police investigating homicide in Minot

MINOT, N.D. – Police say they’re investigating a homicide that happened in Minot early Friday. Officers responded to an address on the city’s northwest side shortly before 1 a.m. on a report of an unresponsive, bleeding man on the ground in front of a residence. Police found a 22-year-old man with an apparent gunshot wound. He was dead at the…

Josh Duhamel To Continue Promoting North Dakota Tourism

Josh DuhamelBISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – Hollywood actor and “Transformers” star Josh Duhamel will continue to promote his home state of North Dakota. The state’s tourism agency confirmed Tuesday to The Associated Press that the star of several “Transformers” movies will be paid $75,000 to be the face of the state’s tourism campaign for the next two years. Duhamel already has…

Woman Found Dead In Snow Near Minot Post Office

MINOT, N.D. (KVRR/KFGO) — The body of a woman has been found in the snow near the post office in Minot. Police say the 73-year-old Minot woman was not dressed for the weather. They also say she may have been dealing with mental health issues. A crime is not suspected in the death. Her identity is being withheld pending notification…

Jail inmate accused of making bomb, assassination threats

MINOT, N.D. – A Ward County Jail inmate is charged with felony terrorizing after he was accused of calling in a bomb and assassination threat to prosecutors and judges. Authorities say 38-year-old David Diaz called from the jail Thursday and threatened the Ward County State’s Attorney Office and judges. The courthouse and the administration building were evacuated and temporarily closed….

Bond Set For Minot Woman Arrested in 2007 Cold Case Murder

ANITA KNUTSON 031622 Anita Knutson MINOT, N.D. (KVRR/AP) — A Minot woman arrested in a 15-year-old cold case murder has her initial appearance in Ward County court. 34-year-old Nichole Rice appeared by video and heard the charge against her: class AA felony murder. The judge set bond at $120,000 cash. Rice was arrested Wednesday at Minot Air Force base for…