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Rolla Police Officer Injured in Car Crash

Both Gustafson and Indvik were taken to the hospital in Rolla for treatment

  ROLLA, N.D. — An officer with the Rolla Police Department was hurt after crashing into the back of a car on Highway 30. The highway patrol says Officer Nathan Gustafson was responding to a report of a stalled vehicle around 10:30 last night. The car was stopped on the highway and the driver, Carl Indvik, Jr., was standing beside…

West Acres Teen Attacker Sentenced in Sex Assault Case

Sahel had earlier pleaded guilty to gross sexual imposition and terrorizing in the August 2013 crime

  FARGO, N.D. — The teen who was convicted of attacking a woman in the West Acres parking lot in 2014 has been sentenced in another attack. Abdirahman Sahel, 18, was given 20 years in prison for sexually assaulting a young woman nearly four years ago in the Holiday Inn parking lot. Sahel had earlier pleaded guilty to gross sexual…

City of West Fargo Releases List of Police Chief Applicants

The city will now begin reviewing the applicants and schedule interviews

WEST FARGO, N.D. — There are 12 applicants to become the next police chief in West Fargo. The interim chief, Gerald Boyer, is in the running along with two deputy chiefs from Fargo and Moorhead. Three other officers with the West Fargo Police Department have also applied. Candidates also include members of the Cass County and Mahnomen County Sheriff’s Offices,…

Neche Port of Entry Shut Down by Flood Waters

Floodwaters have forced the closure of Highway 18, shutting down the Neche Port of Entry

COURTESY: DEANNA NEWELL  NECHE, N.D. — The 2017 flood fight continues in the northern valley and the flood warning has been extended for the Pembina River at Neche. The area has been dealing with overland flooding for the past couple of weeks. It has forced the closure of Highway 18, shutting down the Neche Port of Entry. The county’s emergency…

Police Suggest Missing Alexandria Man May Have Entered Water

The 32-year-old was last seen by a friend on Thursday night at a bar

  ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — The search continues for a missing man from Alexandria. A second day of water searches were held to search for Ryan Johnson. The 32-year-old was last seen by a friend on Thursday night at a bar. The Alexandria Police Department, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office and the Minnesota DNR conducted water searches on Lake Agnes and Lake…

Authorities Identify Body Found in Cannonball River Near DAPL Protest Camps

The Morton County Sheriff's Office says the body is that of 35-year-old Damjan Nedelkovski of Glendale

  MORTON COUNTY, N.D. — The body of a California man has been pulled from the Cannonball River. It was found near the site of the former Dakota Access oil pipeline protest camps late yesterday morning. The Morton County Sheriff’s Office says the body is that of 35-year-old Damjan Nedelkovski of Glendale. He had an identification card from the Republic…

From Blood Recipient to Blood Donor: The Vincent Ulstad Story

A life changing accident kept this avid blood donor from giving back for seven years

FARGO, N.D. — Donating blood was a regular part of his life. But after a major car accident, blood donations were needed to save him. The accident left Vincent Ulstad blind, forcing him to make several adjustments. But almost eight years later, he can make donating blood a regular part of his life again. “I have absolutely no memory of…

No Prices On the Menu? Cafe Brings Community Together

At this community cafe you pay what you can

Once a month there’s a café downtown with no prices on the menu. Heart–n–Soul Community Café cooks a heart healthy meal each month for the public to enjoy. There is no charge for the food, but you can volunteer or pay a donation based on what you are able to give. An all vegan meal was served including vegetable pot…

Fargo Couple Asking For Help In Search Of Engagement Ring

In two weeks the local couple is getting married in Florida, on the same beach where they got engaged

A Fargo couple is getting ready for their destination wedding that’s less than two weeks away, but there’s something important missing. The bride to be has taken to Facebook to ask the public for help with finding her lost engagement ring. In every special relationship, there are moments you will never forget. “First date was at the Red River Valley…

Grain Cars Derail Near Fergus Falls

Train cars filled with grain derail west of Fergus Falls

A number of train cars filled with grain derailed this morning west of Fergus Falls. Dispatch was alerted about the derailment by the Fergus Falls airport on Highway 210 around 5 a.m. Otter Tail Valley Railroad crews worked to clean up the spilled grain and get the cars back on the tracks. No one was hurt in the derailment which…