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Two Confirmed Cases of Illness After Contact with Pigs at ND State Fair

The second person infected was a non-North Dakota resident

  MINOT, ND — Two people have confirmed cases of variant influenza after having contact with pigs at the North Dakota State Fair in Minot. The child was hospitalized but has since been released and is recovering. It is the first such case of H3N2v in a child in North Dakota. It is similar to swine flu, also known as…

Minot Man Charged with Theft After Pocketing Money Found on the Floor

The victim said he thought he had put the money back in his pocket

  MINOT, ND — It’s the age old question. If you found money on the ground, what would you do? One man from Minot found out the hard way. Nicholas Skelly, 28, is charged with theft of property lost, mislaid or delivered by mistake after he pocketed over $1,000 in cash he found on a Minot hardware store floor. He…

People Allowed Back into Homes After Five Electrical Fires at Minot Apartment Building

An evacuation order was issued July 12

  MINOT, ND — People forced from their apartments after five electrical fires in three days are allowed back home. The first fire at North Highlands Apartments in Minot happened July 10. Water entered a crack in the foundation and compromised the electrical system in the elevator equipment room. That was followed by four fires in electric clothes dryers. An…

Legion Baseball: Post 2 Sweeps Doubleheader with Minot

B. Bryant three rbi triple helps post 2 to victory.

FARGO, N.D. — Post 2 baseball was back in action on Friday night at Jack Williams Stadium hosting Minot. Fargo defeated Minot 10-0 and 12-2 to sweep a doubleheader. In game one, Ben Bryant went 2-4 with 4 RBI to help Post 2 to victory. In game two, Jimmy Reynolds was 2-2 with 3 RBI in the win. In Minnesota…

Bond Set for Man Charged in Williston Shooting

Bond is set for Minot man accused of killing man in Williston

WILLISTON, N.D. – Bond has been set at $2 million for a Minot man accused of killing a man in Williston. Twenty-seven-year-old Alex Eggleston is charged with murder in the shooting Friday of 43-year-old Vance Neset. He could face life in prison if convicted. Authorities say Eggleston allegedly approached Neset and another man outside a hotel and was rejected when…

Minot Man Sentenced in Horse Dragging, Assault

He has been ordered to complete an anger management class and sobriety program

MINOT, ND — A Minot man has been sentenced to 11 days in jail for dragging a horse behind a trailer and assaulting a man. Cody Sundby, 35, was convicted of aggravated assault and animal cruelty. Authorities say the horse suffered injuries to its mouth, face, neck and sides of its torso. Sundby also hit a man over the head…

Cause of Minot Recycling Plant Fire Still Unknown

It produced heavy smoke that could be seen for miles

  MINOT, ND — Authorities say they will never know what started a large fire at a Minot recycling business, though they have some theories. The blaze at Earth Recycling broke out around noon on May 18. It produced heavy smoke that could be seen for miles. Chief Deputy State Fire Marshal Ken Sisk says he couldn’t pinpoint the exact…

Minot Recycling Plant Still Smoldering After Massive Fire

Officials say the air quality in the area is now safe

  MINOT, ND — A massive fire at a Minot recycling plant is still smoldering with smaller fires still inside. Fire crews were seen at Earth Recycling earlier this morning trying to keep the smolder under control. Officials say the air quality in the area is now safe. The massive fire started ripping through the recycling plant on Thursday. Drivers…

Police Identify Man Found Dead Under Bridge

Fell From Bridge Being Removed in Minot

Minot police say a young man who was found dead near a bridge was a student at Minot State University. Police identified the victim as Cristian Fuentes, 22, formerly of Texas. Fuentes’ body was found Saturday morning under the Broadway Bridge in Minot, near a construction project. Police say he apparently fell from an area of the bridge being removed…

Fergie, Paramore to Headline ND State Fair’s Rock Concerts

Fergie is also wife to Minot-born award-winning actor Josh Duhamel

  MINOT, ND — Officials with the North Dakota State Fair have announced two rock shows for 2017…and one of them has become a favorite of the state. Eight-time Grammy award-winner Fergie is set to perform in Minot on Saturday, July 22nd. She’s well-known for her hits like “London Bridge” and “Big Girls Don’t Cry”. Fergie is also wife to…