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More than 100 Fatalities on Minnesota Roads so Far this Year

The DPS says four main factors are contributing to the deadly accidents

  MINNESOTA — Minnesota public safety officials say more than 100 people have died on state roadways so far this year. The DPS says four main factors are contributing to the deadly accidents. Alcohol, speed, distracted driving and seat belt use are the most common. They say at least 84 of the deaths involved vehicles, 12 were pedestrians and six…

Oakes Man Dies in Crash with Tractor

Castro suffered from head injuries and died at the scene

GWINNER, ND — An Oakes man died after he rear-ended a tractor pulling a disc plow over the weekend. The North Dakota Highway Patrol identified the victim as 39-year-old Oscar Castro. The crash happened on state Highway 13 east of Gwinner about 10:30 Saturday night. Castro suffered from head injuries and died at the scene. The driver of the tractor…

Cass County Deputy Arrests Man on I-29 Allegedly Going 110 MPH

There were three adult passengers in the vehicle at the time

FARGO, ND — A man is arrested for a DUI after a deputy clocks him driving 110 miles per hour. A Cass County Sheriff’s Deputy pulled over 22-year-old Carter Schulke last night about 8:30 on I-29 in the area of Main Avenue in Fargo. Schulke was arrested for under the influence of alcohol and misdemeanor level reckless endangerment. There were…

Wahpeton Man Makes Plea in Meth Bust Case

Two handguns and an assault rifle were also seized during the raid

WAHPETON, ND — A Wahpeton man arrested in one of the largest methamphetamine cases ever in North Dakota has pleads not guilty. Twenty-nine-year-old Louis Dauphinais was arrested in late March after a search of a mobile home by officers with a drug task force. The force allegedly found 13 pounds of meth worth a street value of more than one million…

Minnesota Man who Murdered Fargo Woman Sentenced

The Ponsford, Minnesota man killed Terlecky in her south Fargo townhouse in May 2016

FARGO, ND — A man who murdered a Fargo woman has been sentenced to more than 22 years in prison. Landon Lauwagie, 23, pleaded guilty to the murder of 40 year-old Cory Terlecky. The Ponsford, Minnesota man killed Terlecky in her south Fargo townhouse in May 2016. The two knew each other. Lauwagie claims he choked her while the two were…

National Police Week: Officer Jason Moszer’s Name Honored in Washington, D.C.

This is where you will now find a forever dedication to Fargo's fallen officer, Jason Moszer

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Fallen officers from across the country, including Fargo Police Office Jason Moszer, are being honored during 2017 National Police Week activities in our nation’s capital. We come to you tonight from the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial, just a few blocks from the Capitol building, where you’ll find the names of thousands of fallen officers, including Jason…

Preparing Children For A New Baby In The House

A newborn can be tough for the child who's used to being the baby

DETROIT LAKES, Minn.–Packing a bag for the hospital is just one of them many items on the to–do list before a new baby arrives! One thing professionals said you might forget about, is preparing your other children for the change “I’m due September 9th,” said  Kristen Mayfield, who is expecting her third child. Although this isn’t her first pregnancy, it…

What Mother’s Day Means To Those in the Metro

Those in the community share Mother's Day memories and what the holiday means to them

FARGO, ND., — It’s a day to give all moms worldwide the recognition they deserve. “Oh it was the most wonderful thing in the world to be a mother,” said Susan Sheppard. “I mean they gave birth to us, they nursed us until now so we just have to thank them for what they have done,” said Hellen Thomsesey. “We…

Two Unmanned Aircraft for North Dakota National Guard

MQ-9 Reaper to be used for training

Happy Hooligans will return to the skies above Fargo. The North Dakota National Air Guard’s 119th Wing will receive two unmanned aircraft this summer. It’s part of the U.S. Air Force’s larger plan to upgrade its remotely piloted capability. The aircraft is called the MQ-9 Reaper. It will be used for training purposes. This will mark the first time military…

Days Left to Finish Minnesota Budget Deal

No budget deal could mean another government shutdown

Minnesota’s political leaders have just days left to come up with a budget deal. Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton and the Republican-controlled Legislature have until the May 22 deadline to finish the budget. They need to come up with a plan to spend a $1.65 billion surplus. We are inching closer to a potential government shutdown but that’s nothing new to…