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Homicide victim, deceased suspect identified in Minot

MINOT, N.D. – Minot police have identified the victim of a homicide and a suspect found dead at the scene of the crime. Officers were called to a southwest side residence Sunday about 7 a.m. on a report of a shooting. They found the body of 50-year-old  Carrie Welnel. Police identified a suspect and began a search. Twenty-three-year-old Caleb Heyward-Treib…

Minot Police investigating homicide on city’s southside

MINOT, ND — Police in Minot are investigating a homicide on the city’s southwest side. Police said in a news release that officers were called to an address around 7 a.m. Sunday to investigate a shooting. They found a 53-year-old woman dead. A search revealed a 23-year-old suspect dead a short distance away. Both the woman and the suspect were…

‘Without a doubt’ dead suspect killed missing Minot girl in 2006

BISMARCK, N.D. – Fifteen years after 3-year-old Reachelle Smith disappeared, Minot’s police chief says the case on the girl known as “Peanut” is closed and the only suspect in her disappearance killed her. Chief John Klug said at a news conference Tuesday that police believe “without a doubt” that Leigh Cowen killed Reachelle. Cowen killed himself a week after she…

Norsk Hostfest Called Off For A Second Straight Year Due To Pandemic

MINOT, N.D. — (AP) The coronavirus pandemic has taken down one of North Dakota’s most popular festivals for a second straight year. The Norsk Hostfest in Minot bills itself as the largest Scandinavian festival in North America. Event officials cited concerns about COVID-19 hurting the tour business and travel, as well as whether participants would be willing to gather in…

ND-based Farm Rescue is showcased on BYUtv show

Comedian Kirby Heyborne hops on a plane to Minot to give Farm Rescue a helping hand

MINOT, N.D. (KVRR) — North Dakota-based Farm Rescue is featured on a TV show as the nonprofit brings awareness to the work it does for farmers. “Making Good is a TV series through BYUTV. Basically, the concept of the show is a lot like Dirty Jobs, if you’ve seen that, but the host is kind of quirky, kind of funny….But,…

Air Force nurse says she feels “proud” to support medical personnel in ND

She is joined by 59 Air Force nurses that will be working in the largest cities in North Dakota.

NORTH DAKOTA – Air Force Nurses arrive in North Dakota to help in the fight against COVID-19. “The people of North Dakota are great and they definitely need more nurses to support the rates that are climbing, ” says U.S Air Force 2nd Lieutenant Kathryn Juettner. U.S Air Force 2nd Lieutenant Kathryn Juettner did not hesitate when asked to come…

North Dakota Women’s March goes virtual

Increase in COVID-19 cases throughout the state brings the event online

NORTH DAKOTA– The North Dakota Women’s March was held online this year due to the spike of COVID-19 cases throughout the state. The hosts of the event gave information about the women’s suffrage movement as well as information on how to vote in the upcoming election. Many women showed up to share their stories and experiences with gender identity, sexuality,…