Author: Austin Erickson

Missing Grand Forks Man Has Been Found

Grand Forks Police say Duane Bundy has been located

UPDATE:  Grand Forks Police say Duane Bundy has been located. *Original story below* GRAND FORKS, ND  – Grand Forks Police are asking for your help in finding 25-year-old Duane Bundy. Authorities say Bundy’s family hasn’t heard from him in several days and they are concerned for his safety. Bundy is known to visit Gilby and Johnstown, North Dakota and likes to…

Teen arrested for minor, person hospitalized in crash near Grand Forks

A Manvel teen has been arrested for Minor In Consumption and cited for distracted driving after a crash near Grand Forks Tuesday afternoon. Troopers say a pickup driven by 19-year-old Matthew Voll rear-ended another pickup while heading South on Hwy. 101. The driver of the second pickup has been taken to Altru Hospital. Authorities say that driver’s identity is confidential…

Former President George H.W. Bush Has Been Hospitalized

HOUSTON – Former President George H.W. Bush has been hospitalized with a blood infection the day after attending his wife Barbara’s funeral. A family spokesperson says Bush is “responding to treatments and appears to be recovering” at a Houston hospital after being admitted Sunday. Former First Lady Barbara Bush was laid to rest Saturday at a ceremony attended by former…

Missing Lengby man’s body found

The body of a missing Lengby, MN man has been found. The Polk County Sheriff’s Office says Benjamin Widseth’s body has been found at an undisclosed location. He was last seen around three o’clock Sunday morning at a house North of Lengby. Authorities say a shotgun was missing from that home. Widseth’s body has been taken to the University of…

Lockdown Lifted at Wahpeton High School

The building was put under a working lockdown around 1:00 Tuesday afternoon

WAHPETON, ND – A lockdown at Wahpeton High School was lifted Tuesday afternoon after a pistol shell was found on a classroom floor. The Wahpeton Public School district says the school was put under a working lockdown around one o’clock. Superintendent Rick Jacobson says under this type of shutdown students are under normal classroom procedure. However, no one was allowed in…

Emergency landing at Fargo Airport

FARGO, ND – A plane made an emergency landing at Fargo’s Hector International Airport Thursday night because of smoke. Delta Airlines says Flight 1601 from Minneapolis-St. Paul to Anchorage, Alaska landed safely after being diverted because of smoke in the cabin that dissipated before the plane got on the ground. None of the 195 passengers or the seven crew members…

MN Senator Tina Smith introduces broadband bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senator Tina Smith has introduced the Community Connect Grant Program Act to connect Minnesotans and Americans to one another. She says in order to do that everyone must have access to affordable and reliable broadband services. This bill would create access to facilities to deploy broadband service, modernize minimum speed and keep pace with 21st century needs….

Three-year-old dies in Breckenridge

BRECKENRIDGE, Minn. – Police are investigating the death of a three-year-old in Breckenridge. Authorities responded to an emergency call of a child not breathing at the Manor Apartments on Tuesday. First responders used CPR which was not successful. Breckenridge Police say there was no identifiable cause of death, and the child has been taken to the Ramsey County Medical Examiner’s Office…