Alison Voorhees

Man Faces DUI Charge After Rolling His Vehicle

38-year-old Aaron Filbert was driving on Highway 281 around 9:30 Saturday night

EDGELEY, N.D. — An Ellendale man faces DUI charges after rolling his vehicle south of Edgeley. The Highway Patrol says 38-year-old Aaron Filbert was driving on Highway 281 around 9:30 Saturday night. Filbert left the highway at a curve and rolled multiple times before hitting a frontage road. He was taken to JRMC with serious injuries before being flown to…

Suspect Arrested for Two Stabbing Deaths

It happened at a Salvation Army in Rochester, Minnesota

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Police arrested a man in the fatal stabbings of two men at a Salvation Army apartment building in Rochester. The stabbings were reported around 7:15 p.m. Saturday. Officers found two men on the fourth floor of the building “suffering from critical stab wounds.” They were pronounced dead at a hospital. An officer found a man trying to…

Cattle Trailer Rollover Near Oberon, North Dakota

The semi was traveling from Rugby when it rolled on Highway 281

OBERON, N.D. — A semi hauling cattle was traveling from Rugby, North Dakota when it rolled into the ditch. It happened three miles north of Oberon along Highway 281 around 7:30 Tuesday morning. The trailer was hauling nearly 70 head of cattle. Area ranchers helped transport them to Devils Lake to be looked over for any injuries. The driver of…

Cass County Squad Car Damaged in Pursuit

Driver swerved to avoid stop sticks and side swiped the squad car

CASS COUNTY, N.D. — A Cass County deputy’s squad car is damaged after attempting to stop a driver during a pursuit. The pursuit started in West Fargo around 7:15 Monday night and led authorities out of town. The deputy placed stop sticks at an intersection north of Mapleton. The driver swerved and side swiped the squad car. The pursuit ended…

Former Fargo Officer Lands Job with Ransom County Sheriff’s Office

Boelke was fired last summer after an internal investigation

FARGO, N.D. — A former Fargo Police officer has a new job in law enforcement. Dave Boelke has been hired as a part-time deputy with the Ransom County Sheriff’s Office in Lisbon. The department has four full-time officers, including the sheriff. Boelke was fired by Fargo Police Chief Dave Todd last summer after an internal investigation into his work performance….

House Near Eagle Lake Goes Up in Flames

The house in Otter Tail County, Minnesota is a total loss

OTTER TAIL COUNTY, Minn. — A house near Eagle Lake is a total loss after a fire on Saturday. Multiple neighbors called the Otter County Sheriff’s Office shortly after 6 p.m. saying the house on the lake’s southeast side was fully engulfed in flames. Fire departments from Ashby, Battle Lake, Dalton, Evansville and Millerville responded to the fire. Crews say…

Minnesota Woman Killed On the Way to Twins Game

The Andover woman was traveling to a Twins spring training game in Florida

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — An Andover, Minnesota woman was killed and 14 other Minnesotans were hurt when a suspected drunk driver struck their van after attending a Twins spring training game. The group was driving from Fort Myers to Fort Lauderdale after the game on Tuesday evening. Twenty-one-year-old Lauren VanReese was killed. A four-year-old girl in the van was seriously…

Mac Schneider to Run for U.S. House

The democrat plans to kick-off his campaign for the U.S. House on Tuesday

BISMARCK, N.D. — A former North Dakota Senate Minority Leader is running for Congress. Mac Schneider will kick-off his campaign for the U.S. House on Tuesday. The attorney is planning stops in Grand Forks, Fargo and Bismarck to announce his intention to seek the Democratic-NPL endorsement for the job. He’ll face off against fellow Democrats Ben Hanson and John Grabinger….

Victim Identified in Fatal Crookston House Fire

The body is identified as 40-year-old Immanuel LaRochelle

CROOKSTON, Minn. — Authorities say the smoke detectors didn’t work in a Crookston house that went up in flames, killing one person over the weekend. The body has been identified as 40-year-old Immanuel LaRochelle. Firefighters responded to the house at 214 4th Avenue North around 2:30 Sunday morning. Authorities say the fire appears to be accidental. The cause of the…

Altru Health System Names Its New CEO

Brad Wehe will become CEO on January 1, 2019

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Altru Health System in Grand Forks has a new Chief Executive Officer. He is Brad Wehe a familiar face around the hospital. Wehe began with Altru in 1989 and has served in leadership positions since 1991. In 2011, he became Altru’s Chief Operating Officer. He’ll become CEO on January 1, 2019 and will succeed Dave Molmen…