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Teen Dead, Woman Charged After Overnight Shooting in Northwood, ND

Nothing like this has ever happened in Northwood. One man who has lived here for 35 years said that the nights are quiet and peaceful.

NORTHWOOD, N.D. – At 9:30 on Sunday night, Grand Forks Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a call of shots fired at a residence on the 200 block of Lander Avenue in Northwood. When they got there, they found 32 year old Samantha Wilson, and an injured 15 year old boy. “Deputies, along with the Northwood Police Department and several emergency vehicles…

Child Left Unresponsive after Vehicle Crashes into Snowplow

All parties involved were wearing seatbelts and the airbags deployed.

WADENA COUNTY, Minn.–A three-year-old child was unresponsive after a vehicle rear-ended a snowplow on County Road 23 in Wadena County. The Wadena Sheriff’s Department responded to the scene and found the driver and an unresponsive child awaiting medical attention in a different vehicle. The driver told authorities that he did not see the snowplow prior to the collision. All parties…

Parents Charged after Child Tests Positive for Fentanyl

Police were called to the couple's apartment Oct. 3 because the boy had become unresponsive.

MINNEAPOLIS–Two St. Louis Park parents are charged with child endangerment and neglect after prosecutors say their 1-year-old son tested positive for fentanyl. The child survived after spending six days in the hospital. A criminal complaint says police were called to the couple’s apartment Oct. 3 because the boy had become unresponsive. Police say the parents, Waymon Murphy and Deja Harper,…

Parents Walk to Honor Children Who Lost Their Lives

They held their 12th annual Walk to Remember

FARGO, N.D. — The group The Compassionate Friends gives parents an outlet to honor their children. They held their annual Walk to Remember, where parents walked from Oak Grove Park to the Angel of Hope at Island Park. There, they released balloons and butterflies. “He said, ‘I love you mom and dad,’ and that was the last thing we heard from…

Vigil Being Held July 2nd for Moorhead Girl Who Drowned at Buffalo State Park

The family has set up a Memorial Account with Wells Fargo Bank and GoFundMe called the Grace Elizabeth Bettie Memorial Account

MINNESOTA, Minn. — The family of Grace Bettie will be holding a candlelight vigil near the swimming area at the Buffalo River State Park on Monday. They are inviting the public to honor Grace’s memory at 6 pm, July 2nd. Candles will also be provided for anyone attending by the family. The family has set up a Memorial Account with…

UPDATE: Child’s Body Recovered from West Fargo Retention Pond

Neighbors tell us the boy was about 9 or 10 years old, had autism and was from Africa, but that has not been confirmed by police

UPDATED STORY: Divers pulled a body out of a West Fargo retention pond just before 7 pm after people saw a young child having trouble keeping their head above water. An emergency call came in around 3:50 at 2946 5th Street West and around 5 pm, the scene changed from rescue to recovery mode. The West Fargo Fire Department says crews…

Fathers and their Kiddos are Celebrating the Day All About Dad

Dads and their kids got creative when finding ways to celebrate the special day

FARGO, N.D. — It’s a day all about dads and people in our area are out and about saying thank you to their old man. Creative outings in town give dads and their kids a fun way to celebrate. Whether they are eating his favorite meal, playing his go to game or trying something new, these dads are just happy…

Tropical Smoothie Cafe Celebrates National Flip Flop Day

They're raising money to send a child to Camp Sunshine

FARGO, N.D. — To celebrate National Flip Flop Day, Tropical Smoothie Café gave out free drinks. They’re raising money for a child in Fargo to go to Camp Sunshine with their family. Camp Sunshine is in Maine and is designed for children with life–threatening illnesses. At mid–afternoon, Tropical Smoothie Café on 13th Avenue already sold over 250 smoothies. “It’s great and…

Menards Worker Attempts To Abduct Child

Peter Groenhoff of Canby, Minnesota Was Arrested Sunday

WATERTOWN, S.D. — A worker at Menards in Watertown, South Dakota has been arrested for trying to abduct a young child. Police say 35-year-old Peter Groenhoff of Canby, Minnesota attempted to abduct a 4-year-old child on Sunday afternoon. They say he grabbed the child and quickly walked away from the boy’s family. The child’s father pursued the man to an…

United Way Invests $300,000 To Treat Children That’re Victims of Abuse

The organization gave the grant to the Red River Children's Advocacy Center

FARGO, N.D. — Last year the Red River Children’s Advocacy Center treated more than 600 kids who have been abused. Now thanks to the United Way, they’ll be able to treat even more kids, for free. When traumatized kids walk into the center, there’s usually a dark cloud hanging over them. “They’re broken and they’re hurting, they feel like the world…