VALLEY CITY, N.D. (KFGO-AM) -- Two people previously charged with a burglary at Faith Lutheran Church in Valley City have now been charged with setting fire to the church last Oct.
Andrew Mikalas, 25, and Nichole Lindermann, 18, are accused of starting a fire in the church during an Oct. 21 burglary to destroy evidence that may've tied them to the break-in.
Mikalas is charged with arson, endangering by fire, burglary and theft. Lindermann is facing conspiracy charges related to the fire, burglary and theft.
The blaze did more than $2 million in damages to the church. Several other church burglaries in valley city have yet to be solved.