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MINOT, N.D. -- Minot police were still searching on Wednesday, Feb. 7, for a suspect who shot and injured a 26-year-old man at a southeast city residence. A vehicle the police were looking for -- a red and gray Dodge pickup -- has been found. Police said they are still looking for information from anyone who saw the vehicle or the driver when the shooting occurred Tuesday about 5 p.m.
MINOT, N.D. -- Police are looking for a vehicle that a suspect in the shooting of a 26-year-old man in Minot Tuesday, Feb. 6, may have been driving. A suspect has not been identified, but police obtained a photo of a red and silver pickup that is of interest that was seen in the area around the time of the 5 p.m .shooting. The pickup has a single exhaust stack that rises from the bed of the truck just behind the cab.
FARGO—Arin Nygaard hasn't seen his daughter in 3½ years and Sunday, Jan. 28, is her fifth birthday. The 5-year-old girl, Cheyienna, was whisked away by her mother from Fargo to the remote Cheyenne River Sioux Indian Reservation about 350 miles away in far northwest South Dakota more than three years ago, despite a North Dakota court order giving full custody to Nygaard.
EAGLE BUTTE, S.D. -- A 27-year-old man in far northwest South Dakota will spend a year in custody after he showed up drunk to a court hearing and denied he was drinking to the federal judge. Charlie Marshall of Eagle Butte was sentenced Wednesday, Jan. 24, by U.S. District Judge Jeffrey Viken on the perjury conviction.
WATERTOWN, S.D. – Two women in their 80s were killed Friday morning, Jan. 26, in a crash with a semi near the South Dakota-Minnesota border on state Highway 22 southeast of Watertown. Names of the people involved are not being released pending notification of families. A 1998 Lincoln Town Car was westbound on the highway when the vehicle slid into the eastbound lane where it was hit by an oncoming 2016 Peterbuilt Prostar.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. John Hoeven, R.-N.D., announced Wednesday, Jan. 24, that Miss America Cara Mund will be his guest at the President Donald Trump’s State of the Union Address on Tuesday, Jan. 30.
RAPID CITY, S.D. -- A 35-year-old Canadian man has been sentenced to 30 months in prison after he was arrested in an undercover sex sting at the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. Alexandros Thymaras, of Calgary, must also pay a $1,000 fine and a $5,000 special assessment to victims of trafficking fund. He was sentenced last Friday, Jan. 19, in federal court in Rapid City.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- A 61-year-old eastern South Dakota farmer has been found guilty by a federal jury of disturbing protected wetlands. Kevin Jay Mast, 61, of Volga which is just west of Brookings was found guilty last week in a trial in Sioux Falls. He faces a maximum penalty of six months in prison and/or a $10,000 fine when he is sentenced on April 9. He was indicted by a grand jury last September.
FARGO -- Three North Dakota cities have made the list of the best places to live in the United States -- and they were all bunched together. The rankings by Livability.com put Fargo at No. 76, followed by Bismarck at 78th and Grand Forks at 79th. Cities in nearby states making the list were Rochester, Minn., at the highest ranking at No. 9. Edina, Minn., at No 58, Sioux Falls, S.D., at No. 64 and Brookings, S.D., at No. 80.
SISSETON, S.D. – A Granite Falls, Minn., woman has been identified as the victim in a one-vehicle fatal rollover that occurred early Saturday morning on Interstate 29 near the South Dakota-North Dakota border. Killed in the crash was Marrisa Mountain, 23, who was a passenger in the 2007 Ford Crew Cab that was southbound about 1:30 a.m. on the interstate, left the road and eventually rolled.