Author: Alison Voorhees

O’Leary’s Irish Pub & Grill in Moorhead Closes

According to Facebook, the bar will reopen its door at a later date

MOORHEAD, Minn. — An Irish bar in Moorhead has closed its doors indefinitely. It’s located at 808 30th Avenue South, just off of I-94. According to a Facebook post, O’Leary’s Irish Pub and Grill is taking on a new internal and management team and says they are working behind the scenes to move in a new, positive direction. The post…

West Fargo’s “Mighty Myles” Passes Away

Myles Allen had been fighting neuroblastoma

WEST FARGO, N.D. — A young West Fargo boy ended his battle with an aggressive form of cancer. Myles Allen passed away yesterday. He had been fighting stage 4 neuroblastoma. We did a story back in May when the 7-year-old was honored with an award at Aurora Elementary School. It was done with the help of the West Fargo Police…

South Dakota Tow Truck Driver Killed

The driver was hit when he was trying to remove a vehicle from the ditch

WATERTOWN, S.D. — A tow truck driver was killed on the job in South Dakota. It happened around 8:30 Saturday morning when 47-year-old Dale Jones of Watertown was trying to remove a vehicle from the ditch. Police say a 76-year-old man lost control of his car and struck Jones. The crash is under investigation. Tags: driver, South Dakota, tow truck,…

Eelpout Festival in Walker, Minnesota Canceled

The ice fishing tournament was scheduled for February 20-23

WALKER, Minn. — A popular ice fishing tournament in Walker, Minnesota has been canceled this year. Organizers of the International Eelpout Festival posted to Facebook to let anglers know of the change. They say it’s because attendance has multiplied over the past few years and with that comes more traffic, trash and safety concerns. The costs to clean up after…

Body of Missing Buchanan Woman Found

63-year-old Sonia Heinle was found in a slough near where her vehicle was found

STUTSMAN COUNTY, N.D. — The body of a missing Buchanan, North Dakota woman has been found. The Stutsman County Sheriff Chad Kaiser says 63-year-old Sonia Heinle was found in a slough near where her vehicle was found. Heinle had been missing since Sunday night. Officials say she did not return home after visiting her son’s house about two miles away….

Man Dies After Falling Through the Ice in Stutsman County

It happened four miles east of Medina

MEDINA, N.D. — The body of a man who was reported missing in Stutsman County has been found after falling through the ice. Authorities say it happened four miles east of Medina. The man’s utility vehicle had been seen on the ice since last Monday. The Stutsman County Sheriff says he could have possibly been in the ice since last…

Two Women Arrested in High-Speed Pursuit

The pursuit started in Barnesville

CLAY COUNTY, Minn. –Authorities arrest two women after a high-speed pursuit that started in Barnesville. The Clay County Sheriff’s Office says it happened around 1:30 p.m. Saturday. Twenty-one-year old Chelsea Probasco, of Moorhead, fled a traffic stop and led officers on a pursuit through several county roads, hitting speeds up to 100 mph. The vehicle went into a ditch after…

North Dakota Supreme Court Chief Justice Still Undecided

Justices Lisa Fair McEvers and Jon Jensen advance to final ballot

BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota is still in limbo for a new chief justice. None of the three justices running received the majority votes needed to get the position. There will now be a runoff election. Justices Lisa Fair McEvers and Jon Jensen were the top vote-getters, followed by Daniel Crothers. The state’s 52 district court judges and each of…

Over 11 Anglers Rescued from Upper Red Lake

Several reports of people who were fishing and became stranded when the ice broke away

BELTRAMI COUNTY, Minn. — Over eleven people are rescued from Upper Red Lake. The Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to several reports of people who were fishing and became stranded when the ice broke away. Eleven people were rescued by a fire and rescue team while others were helped by local resorts. The sheriff’s office put out a warning to…

High-Risk Sex Offender Moves to Wheatland

Tina Haws now lives at 4404 147th Avenue Southeast

CASS COUNTY, N.D — Cass County Sheriff’s Office says a high-risk sex offender has moved. Tina Haws now lives at 4404 147th Avenue Southeast in Wheatland, North Dakota. The 38-year-old has offenses from 1999 where a 14-year-old girl was involved and again in 2012, where the victims were both male and female teens. Both times, Haws provided alcohol to the…