Author: Alison Voorhees

Woman Dies in Crash East of Enderlin

The victim is a 40-year-old woman from Starbuck, Minnesota

ENDERLIN, N.D. — One woman is dead after a single vehicle crash east of Enderlin. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says the vehicle was traveling on Highway 46 when it left the road, went into the ditch and rolled over. The vehicle landed partially under water. The victim is a 40-year-old woman from Starbuck, Minnesota. The crash is under investigation….

West Fargo School District Allows In-Person Graduation Ceremonies

There will be a Facebook Live event on Friday at 1:30 p.m.

WEST FARGO, N.D. — West Fargo Public Schools plans to hold in-person graduation ceremonies for the class of 2020. The district has partnered with Essentia Health on how to follow the state’s guidelines with social distancing. There will be a Facebook Live event tomorrow at 1:30 with Superintendent Slette and Al Hurley along with Essentia Health’s Chief Operating Officer to…

Kinder Kindness: Red Lake Falls Students Share Video Message

Kindergarten teacher creates video of students' pictures to spread hope

                    RED LAKE FALLS, Minn. — A group of Minnesota kindergartners is spreading kindness during this COVID-19 pandemic with a little help from their teacher. Nicole Gullingsrud is a kindergarten teacher in Red Lake Falls. She had her class of 19 students take these pictures at home and send them her…

Essentia Health Needs More Handmade Cloth Masks

Donations can be dropped off Wednesdays and Thursdays between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.

FARGO, N.D. — Essentia Health is asking for your help with face masks. They have collected about 2,000 masks in Fargo but more handmade cloth masks are needed. Donations can be dropped off on Wednesdays and Thursdays between 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the South University Clinic. Donors are asked to pull up into the valet parking loop, stay…

Prom 2020: Picture Perfect, 6 Feet Apart

Central Cass teens take prom pictures even though event isn't happening due to pandemic

CASSELTON, N.D. — Two Central Cass students didn’t let COVID-19 stop them from getting dressed up for one of high school’s most memorable nights. The junior prom was set for last night and even though it was canceled, Morgan Olson and her date Chance still put on their formal wear to take some of the traditional pictures. Six feet apart,…

Charges Filed Against Man Involved in West Fargo Fire

Police are looking for 44-year-old Marty Johann

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Charges have been filed against the man involved in a West Fargo garage fire last week and a warrant is out for his arrest. Police officers and firefighters responded to the fire at 108th C Street on March 25th. Forty-four-year-old Marty Johann was inside the burning garage. The report says Johann told officers he would shoot…

West Fargo Teacher Does “CoronaRap”

Elementary teacher says he posted video online to make others smile

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Sometimes during tough times, it’s the little things that can make someone smile. That’s what one local teacher is hoping. Derek Hutchinson is a fourth grade teacher at Eastwood Elementary School in West Fargo. He switched the words of “Old Town Road” by Lil Nas X to fit the current situation where schools are closed and…

Horticultural Day Event in Perham Cancelled

Set for Saturday, March 14 at Prairie Wind Middle School

PERHAM, Minn. — The University of Minnesota Extension Master Gardeners has cancelled the East Otter Tail County Horticultural Day set for Saturday, March 14th. It was set to take place at Prairie Wind Middle School in Perham from 8 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. A spokesperson for the event says the cancellation is over coronavirus concerns. Categories: Community, Coronavirus-MN, Minnesota News…

Fargo Police K9 Leads Detective to Major Drug Bust

Approximately 34 pounds of marijuana was found in garage in south Fargo

FARGO, N.D. — The hard work of a Fargo Police K9 leads to a major drug bust in south Fargo. Police arrested 24-year-old Kaylee Helgeson after Detective Bret Witte and K9 Kilo conducted a search on a row of garages in the 1800 Block of 39 Street South. After getting a search warrant, officers found approximately 34 pounds of marijuana….

Locally Made Creative Cans at Junkyard Brewing

"We really wanted to give each individual beer its own personality, too," says Aaron Juhnke

MOORHEAD, Minn. —  Junkyard Brewing, Moorhead’s only craft beer business, continues to draw in new customers with its unique ever-changing beer list and keeps its faithful crowd with its “Cheers-like” atmosphere. They’ve also set themselves apart with their large beer cans they call “Crowlers” and with a quick glance, you can tell they’re a work of art.   How would…