Death

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has died at age 87

(CNN)Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died on Friday, the court announced. She was 87. Ginsburg was appointed in 1993 by President Bill Clinton and in recent years served as the most senior member of the court’s liberal wing consistently delivering progressive votes on the most divisive social issues of the day, including abortion rights, same-sex marriage, voting rights, immigration, health…

Body Identified As That of Woman Missing Since July

Erin Peterka's Death Remains Under Investigation

GRAND FORKS CO., N.D. — The body of a woman found near Arvilla, North Dakota on Friday has been positively identified as Erin Peterka. The 35-year-old woman was last seen on July 31, leaving a house in Arvilla around 2 in the morning. Peterka’s death remains under investigation. Anyone with information about the case is asked to contact the Grand…

Infant death being investigated in Otter Tail County

An autopsy will be completed.

OTTER TAIL COUNTY, Minn.–The Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a 4-month-old baby. According to authorities, family members called 911 at approximately 3 a.m. on Wednesday after realizing the baby was unconscious and not breathing. The family attempted to perform CPR before first responders arrived, but the baby was pronounced deceased at the scene. An autopsy…

30 people test positive for COVID-19 after Lake Park, MN funeral

"I don't regret making the choice to be there for my friend… I wish this virus wasn't happening," Family Friend Kathleen Keen Said.

LAKE PARK, Minn. — “I don’t regret making the choice to be there for my friend. I wish this virus wasn’t happening,” Kathleen Keen said. People were wearing masks and socially distancing during her friend’s father’s funeral. Keen says it wasn’t until the social hour after the service that people started to take off their face coverings and come together….

Manslaughter charges filed in Horace Bar Assault Case

Pendleton's bond is set at $500,000

FARGO, N.D. – A victim of a bar fight outside of Big Erv’s in Horace passed away, and now charges against the man who assaulted him are being upgraded. Jordan Pendleton, Marlin Klatt and another man, were outside of Big Erv’s Bar and Grill in Horace shortly after closing on Sunday. They were having a conversation when Klatt brought up…

North Dakota reports 33 new COVID-19 cases and 1 new death Friday

CASS COUNTY, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Health reports 33 new COVID-19 cases and one new death on Friday. Ten counties report new cases including Burleigh, Cass, Dunn, Grand Forks, McHenry, McKenzie, Pierce, Sioux, Stark and Ward Counties. A womman in her 90s with underlying health conditions from Cass County died. North Dakota’s COVID-19 numbers: 3,226 positive cases, 26 current…

Livestock and pet owners encouraged to be on the lookout for blue-green algae

Livestock, pets and children are most at risk of becoming ill due to the algae.

BISMARCK, N.D.–Blue-green algae may already be present in many bodies of water across North Dakota. The North Dakota Department of Environmental Quality says that while the algae is most common in late summer, it only takes a few hot days for the algae to bloom. The algae is known to produce toxins called cynotoxins that when ingested can cause vomiting,…

Fargo Teen Wants Answers About Her Father’s Death

Next month is the 18th anniversary of Lionel Lewis' death.

FARGO, N.D. – “Just tell him that I’m sorry. That was a horrible way to pass, it shouldn’t have happened. He was only 26 years old, and he definitely deserved a longer life than what he was given,” says Aniliese Meyer. George Floyd’s death has re-opened some old wounds for Aniliese Meyer. Her dad, Lionel A. Lewis died while in…