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Update: UND’s aerospace school halts flights after student dies in crash

BUXTON, N.D. – The University of North Dakota’s aerospace school has cancelled all flight activities after a student pilot from Chicago died in an airplane crash. The University of North Dakota plane went down about 8:30 p.m. Monday in a field near the Traill County community of Buxton, in northeastern North Dakota. UND identified the victim as 19-year-old John Hauser,…

Police shootout leaves one dead in Dickinson

DICKINSON, N.D. – One man is a dead in a shootout with police following a reported domestic incident that left one woman injured with a gunshot wound. Officers responded to a report about 1:15 a.m. Monday of a domestic incident involving a weapon at an apartment. The suspect allegedly began shooting from inside the apartment and officers returned fire. It…

UPDATE: Miltona, Minn. house fire victim identified

UPDATE: The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office says 57-year-old Terry Gaarsland died in a fire Sunday in Miltona. Authorities say they are not the homeowner.   MILTONA, Minn. (KVRR) – Authorities are investigating after a person was found dead in a house fire early this morning in Miltona, Minnesota. According to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, dispatch received two 911 calls…

Otter Tail County Jail inmate found dead

OTTER TAIL COUNTY, Minn. — Otter Tail County corrections staff say they found an unresponsive man in his cell while performing well-being checks Friday night. Medical efforts were unsuccessful and the man was pronounced dead. The Fergus Falls Police Department is investigating the incident. The inmate was housed in a single occupancy cell. Categories: Local News, Minnesota News Tags: dead,…

Boy dead following rural Menagha shooting

UPDATE: The boy has been identified as 17-year-old Michael Erickson of Menagha. ———————– MENAHGA, Minn. —  A boy has died in a shooting in Becker County. The sheriff’s office received a 911 call shortly after 9:30 a.m. Friday from rural Menahga reporting the shooting. The boy, whose age has not been released, was dead when first responders arrived. Deputies and…

Two dead following shooting at Grand Forks Air Force Base

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–Two people have died following a shooting at the Grand Forks Air Force Base on Monday. The base emergency services responded to the shooting at approximately 4:30 a.m. and say two 319th Reconnaissance Wing active duty military members were killed. The names and units of the victims are being withheld until next-of-kin can be notified. Base emergency services…

One Person Found Dead After South Fargo House Fire

The area around the home was blocked off to traffic for a few hours.

FARGO, N.D., – At approximately 12:30 Tuesday afternoon, fire crews were notified of smoke coming from a home at 1123 South University Drive. “Upon arrival, fire crews encountered smoke and a small amount of fire in the house. Fire was quickly extinguished. Upon going to the house and checking through things a body was identified and is left in place,”…

Two Pets Perish in South Fargo House Fire

The cause of the fire is currently under investigation.

FARGO, N.D.–Two dogs died in a house fire in south Fargo on Thursday. The Fargo Fire Department reported to 1708 20th Avenue South at approximately 9 p.m. and found the home filled with black smoke. The fire had burned itself out before firefighters arrived. Officers say the homeowner was at work when the fire started and returned home to find…

Grand Forks Police Discover Deceased Man During Welfare Check

Officers noticed fire damage inside the home.

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–A man was found deceased in his trailer after police were called to perform a welfare check. The Grand Forks Police Department responded to 2461 Estabrook Drive at approximately 7:40 p.m. on Tuesday after learning that a man had not been heard from or seen in several days. When officers arrived they discovered 63-year-old Charles Currier had died….

Two Police Officers Placed on Administrative Leave after Man Dies in Custody

An autopsy was conducted Monday morning.

MANDAN, N.D.–Two Mandan Police officers have been placed on administrative leave after a man died while in their custody. The incident occurred at approximately 5 p.m. on Saturday when an officer initiated a traffic stop on 3rd Street West. After the officer made initial contact with 36-year-old John Michael Prudente Jr., a second officer arrived as backup. As the two…