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Charge amended for Minot man accused of child abuse

Sep. 16, 2021 11:48 AM EDT

MINOT, N.D. (AP) — A Minot man accused of injuring a baby has pleaded guilty to a reduced charge of child neglect and has been sentenced to time already served in jail. Phillip Boswell, 40, was initially accused of breaking the baby's arm and causing a permanent...

Parshall man walking in middle of road struck by 2 vehicles

Sep. 13, 2021 17:09 PM EDT

PARSHALL, N.D. (AP) — Authorities say a man walking in the middle of a northwestern North Dakota highway before sunrise Monday was seriously injured after he was struck by two vehicles. The Highway Patrol says the crash happened about 5:30 a.m. on state Highway 23,...

North Dakota man has 2 decades of experience selling melons

Sep. 11, 2021 01:03 AM EDT

MINOT, N.D. (AP) — Charles “Chuck” Weiser has been supplying farmers market customers with homegrown melons for more than 50 years. One of the original organizers of the Minot Farmers Market, Weiser continues to sell watermelon, muskmelon and sometimes squash at the...

2 killed, 1 injured in Mountrail County highway crash

Sep. 08, 2021 15:26 PM EDT

NEW TOWN, N.D. (AP) — Two people have died and a third has been injured in a highway crash in Mountrail County, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol. According to the patrol, the driver of an SUV and a passenger were killed Tuesday when their vehicle left...

Project Bee to open warming center for homeless in Minot

Sep. 06, 2021 01:15 AM EDT

MINOT, N.D. (AP) — With freezing winter temperatures coming soon, one organization is gearing up to help keep the homeless community warm and safe. It’s only the beginning of September, but in the not too distant future it’s going to be cold and people, especially...

Supreme Court allows DUI guilty plea to be withdrawn

Aug. 25, 2021 10:30 AM EDT

MINOT, N.D. (AP) — The North Dakota Supreme Court will allow a man accused of drunken driving to withdraw his guilty plea to the charge. The court recently reversed a North Central District Court judge's refusal to suppress some evidence in the DUI case against...

Homicide victim, deceased suspect identified in Minot

Aug. 17, 2021 08:02 AM EDT

MINOT, N.D. (AP) — 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...

Minot air museum displays Iwo Jima plane from World War II

Aug. 16, 2021 01:07 AM EDT

MINOT, N.D. (AP) — It’s not brightly painted or as noticeable as some of the other aircraft at the Dakota Territory Air Museum but the Stinson L-5 Sentinel is a plane with significant history of having served duty during World War II in the Pacific. The olive-drab...

Police investigating homicide in Minot

Aug. 15, 2021 14:58 PM EDT

MINOT, N.D. (AP) — 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...

Minot man takes child abuse conviction to Supreme Court

Aug. 11, 2021 12:17 PM EDT

MINOT, N.D. (AP) — A man found guilty of child abuse for assaulting a woman in front of a young girl is appealing his conviction to the North Dakota Supreme Court. Fifty-three-year-old Brent Castleman, of Minot, was convicted last year of child abuse. The woman had...