Author: Alison Voorhees

Three Cases of Meningococcal Meningitis in North Dakota

The three have been diagnosed within the past couple of months

BISMARCK, N.D. — Health officials say three people have been diagnosed with meningococcal meningitis in North Dakota the past couple of months. The state’s Department of Health says two of those cases have been confirmed by laboratory testing. The disease is rare in North Dakota and in the U.S. Before this year, the last cases reported in North Dakota were…

Devils Lake Gun Dealer Charged After Discharging a Firearm at Show

71-year-old Eugene Serumgard pleaded guilty to a charge of discharging a firearm in city limits

BISMARCK, N.D. — A Devils Lake gun dealer charged with discharging a firearm during a show in Bismarck has been fined and placed on probation. 71-year-old Eugene Serumgard pleaded guilty to a charge of discharging a firearm in city limits. He’s ordered to pay $500 in fines and fees and placed him on unsupervised probation for a year. The incident…

Police Respond to Disturbance at Moorhead Business

It happened in the 2200 block of 14th Avenue South

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Moorhead police are investigating after a disturbance at a business was called in. It happened in the 2200 block of 14th Avenue South. The employee says someone broke down the door and “held him up” with a gun. When police arrived, the suspect drove away. The employee says he had a dispute over property with the man…

Update: Missing Fergus Falls Teen Found

Gage Davis has been missing since October 5th

Update: Gage Davis has been found.   FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — A Fergus Falls mother is pleading for the return of her son. She’s says 17-year-old Gage Davis has been missing since October 5th. Davis is described as 6′ tall, 130 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. He was last seen driving a tan or gold 2003 Honda Accord…

Three Junked Vehicles Found on Fire Near Wahpeton

The Dwight Fire Department was called to Berger's Body and Glass on Saturday night

WAHPETON, N.D. — The Richland County Sheriff’s Office is investigating three junked vehicles that went up in flames over the weekend. The Dwight Fire Department was called to Berger’s Body and Glass west of Wahpeton on Saturday night. The crew found three cars on fire but was able to put out the fire within minutes. No one was injured. All…

North Dakota Trooper Involved In Two-Vehicle Crash

The trooper's vehicle was hit while making a U-turn on I-29 near Colfax

RICHLAND COUNTY, N.D. — A North Dakota trooper was hit while trying to make a traffic stop on I-29. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says the crash happened about a mile and a half south of Colfax around 6:30 Saturday night. The trooper was in a construction zone when he made a U-turn. The squad vehicle was hit on the…

Celebration of Life Planned for Landon Solberg

It will be September 23 at Scheels Arena

FARGO, N.D. — A celebration of life will be held for the West Fargo boy who passed away from cancer. In a CaringBridge post, the family of Landon Solberg invites people to honor his life at Scheels Arena in Fargo on Monday. The visitation will be from 4 to 5:30 and the service begins at 6. People are encouraged to…

Arrest Made in Duluth’s Historic Synagogue Fire

36-year-old Matthew Amiot, of Duluth, was arrested Friday

DULUTH, Minn. — Authorities say a fire that destroyed a historic synagogue in Duluth doesn’t appear to have been a hate crime. Duluth Police Chief Mike Tusken says 36-year-old Matthew Amiot, of Duluth, was arrested Friday in connection to the fire at Adas Israel Congregation. The fire happened early in the morning on September 9. Duluth’s fire chief says the…

Strong Wind Causes Semi to Tip on I-94

It happened four miles east of Tower City

BUFFALO, N.D. — Strong wind causes a semi to tip on I-94. It happened near Buffalo, North Dakota. The truck was pulling an empty box trailer. The semi blocked part of the westbound land of the interstate. The 22-year-old driver from New York was taken to Essentia for minor injuries. The blocked lane was opened about 30 minutes after the…

Body Found in North Fargo Hotel

Authorities were called to WoodSpring Suites at 1090 35th Street North

FARGO, N.D. — Police respond to a body found in a north Fargo hotel. An officer on scene says they were called to WoodSpring Suites at 1090 35th Street North before 1 p.m. for a medical situation. When they arrived, authorities found a body that they say was already decomposing. At this time, they say there is no threat to…