Alison Voorhees

UND Police Arrest Attempted Sexual Assault Suspect

17-year-old male arrested after female student makes complaint of attempted sexual assault

GRAND FORKS, ND — UND Police make an arrest in an attempted sexual assault on campus. A 17-year-old male was brought to the Grand Forks County Juvenile Detention Center on charges of sexual assault, criminal trespass and burglary. A female student in Noren Hall says she woke up to an unknown male in her room who had tried to remove…

Additional Reward Offered in Missing Woman Case

$5,000 added to reward for information leading authorities to 32-year-old Olivia Lone Bear

FORT BERTHOLD, ND — An additional reward is being offered for information about a missing Fort Berthold woman. The family of 32-year-old Olivia Lone Bear says the Institute for Trafficked, Exploited and Missing Persons and its founder, Patrick Atkinson, are offering $5,000 for information if foul play is involved in her disappearance. Anonymous donors have already offered a $21,000 reward…

Firefighters Respond to Rural Vergas Garage Fire

The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office says the garage is a total loss.

VERGAS, Minn. — A garage is a total loss after a fire breaks out in Otter Tail County. It happened at 30229 Candor Hall Road in rural Vergas, Minnesota. The homeowner called the sheriff’s office shortly before 5:00 this morning. When firefighters arrived, the garage was fully engulfed. Fire crews from Vergas, Detroit Lakes, Frazee and deputies from the Otter…

Woman Rescued From House Fire in North Fargo

The house at 712 29th Street North in Fargo was damaged by fire to the tune of $120,000

FARGO, ND — It’s not the thing a family wants to face just days before Christmas. Their home was damaged by fire to the tune of $120,000. At first, the Fargo Fire Department was unsure what to expect. “We got a call this morning. The call came to us as a possible disturbance we weren’t sure what was going on,”…

Kids Shop With a Cop for the Holidays

They got to walk around the store and pick out $100 work of items to gift for their friends and family and of course pick out something for themselves

FARGO, ND — Holiday spirit is in the air and local law enforcement is helping children in the metro pick up holiday gifts for their friends and family! About 44 kids came out to Walmart on 13th Avenue South and got partnered up with a cop from the area. They got to walk around the store and pick out $100…

Three Killed in Head-On Crash

One-year-old killed, along with both drivers, in southwestern Minnesota

REDWOOD FALLS, Minn. — Three people, including a toddler, are killed a head-on crash in southwestern Minnesota. The state patrol says 34-year-old Shaunna Kraft of Lakefield was trying to pass another vehicle on a bridge on Highway 71 when she collided head-on with a minivan driven by 41-year-old Teresa Linde of Redwood Falls. The crash happened Saturday night near Morton….

Barnesville House Heavily Damaged by Fire

Fire crews respond to house fire early Sunday morning

BARNESVILLE, Minn. — Authorities respond to an early morning fire that heavily damaged a Barnesville house. Firefighters were called to the house in 1000 block of 5th Street Southeast around 3:20 am. Fire crews from Barnesville, Hawley and Sabin worked to put the fire out. The fire appears to have started in the garage and spread to the home. No…

Crews Battle Fire At SunOpta In Breckenridge

Winds Have Gusted More Than 50 Miles Per Hour In The Area

BRECKENRIDGE, Minn. — Multiple fire crews are fighting a fire at SunOpta in Breckenridge. Crews from Breckenridge, Wahpeton, Mooreton and Dwight have all been called in to help battle the blaze in very windy conditions. SunOpta specializes in sourcing, processing and packaging of natural and organic food products. It is the third fire in the southern valley in less than…

Recreational Marijuana Petition Under Review

North Dakota's Secretary of State is reviewing a draft petition

BISMARCK, N.D. — The Secretary of State is reviewing a draft petition to legalize recreational marijuana in North Dakota. Al Jaeger says if the petition is approved, supporters would need to gather and submit more than 13,000 valid signatures to get a proposed measure on the ballot. Petition sponsor Dave Owen of Grand Forks says the petition seeks to make…

Thomsen Homes Donates to Great Plains Food Bank

$48,000 check presented to Great Plains Food Bank to help with BackPack program

FARGO, N.D. — Thomsen Homes in Fargo is doing its part to make sure kids aren’t going hungry. The custom home builder company handed over a check of $48,000 to Great Plains Food Bank. Earlier this month, Thomsen Homes committed to giving $500 per house closing to go to the BackPack program. That money is enough to supply 100 backpacks…