Death

Child Dies in McClusky House Fire

Crews responded to the fire Wednesday afternoon.

McCLUSKY, N.D.–A house fire near McClusky in central North Dakota has killed a child and injured three family members. Crews responded to the fire Wednesday afternoon. Flames engulfed the house, and crews were unable to enter the home. The remains of a child were recovered from the house Thursday. Three family members were airlifted to a burn center in St….

Six Deaths Related to Flu Outbreak in Minnesota

None of the deaths involved children.

ST. PAUL, Minn.–Minnesota health officials say an outbreak of early flu strains has contributed to the deaths of six people. There were 60 cases of flu-like illness reported to the state last week. That’s a five-fold increase from the week before. The Department of Health says the flu continues to spread statewide, with cases reported in every region. It has…

UPDATE: Unconscious Man on I-29 Dies at Hospital

The driver was taken to a hospital in Grand Forks for medical evaluation.

UPDATE: The North Dakota Highway Patrol says the driver of the Ford, identified as 51-year-old Erick Magnusen of East Bethel, died at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks. Additional NDHP troopers, Grand Forks Sheriff’s Officers and the Thompson Fire Department arrived at the scene to assist with medical treatment.   GRAND FORKS, N.D.–A North Dakota Highway Patrol Trooper performed CPR on…

No Foul Play in Death of Bismarck State College Student

Bismarck Police Lt. Luke Gardiner says there's no danger to the public.

BISMARCK, N.D.–The president of Bismarck State College says no foul play is suspected in the death of a student. Twenty-one-year-old Cianna Carlson, of Bowman, was found dead in her room at Lidstrom Hall Wednesday afternoon. Bismarck Police Lt. Luke Gardiner says it’s not clear how Carlson died, but says there’s no danger to the public. BSC President Larry Skogen issued…

Cause of Minneapolis High-Rise Fire Undetermined

The apartment building was not required to have sprinklers.

MINNEAPOLIS–Fire officials say they haven’t been able to determine the cause of a high-rise apartment fire that killed five people last week in Minneapolis. The Minneapolis Fire Department says Monday that the investigation into Wednesday’s fire is completed. Officials found the blaze was accidental, but they weren’t able to pinpoint the exact cause. Its origin was a bedroom wall in…

5 Dead, 3 Hospitalized after Fire at Minneapolis High-Rise

A firefighter suffered a minor injury.

MINNEAPOLIS–Minneapolis fire officials say five people have died and three others are hospitalized after a fire swept through a high-rise apartment building. Fire Chief John Fruetel says the fire broke out early Wednesday on the 14th floor of the building in the Cedar Riverside neighborhood. Firefighters found heavy smoke on the 16th and 17th floors as residents were evacuated through…

White Earth Police Arrest Man in Connection with Overdose Death

Snider is awaiting formal charges from the Mahnomen County Attorney's Office.

WHITE EARTH, Minn.–The White Earth Police Department arrested a man in connection with a death that occurred in the village of Naytahwaush in October. White Earth Police, Mahnomen County Sheriff’s Office and Naytahwaush Ambulance responded to reports of an unresponsive man on October 24. When first responders arrived at the scene they discovered 26-year-old Dominic A. Buehner dead due to…

FBI Offers Reward In Olivia Lone Bear Death Investigation

Anyone with information is urged to call 1-800-CALLFBI

NEW TOWN, N.D. — The FBI is now offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information in the death of Olivia Lone Bear of Newtown, North Dakota. The agency is also finally releasing information about the case to her family and others. United States Attorney Drew Wrigley and FBI Assistant Special Agent in Charge Robert Perry traveled to New…

Day Care Under Investigation after Infant Dies

State regulators have temporarily suspended the license of the day care operator.

BRAINERD, Minn.–Sheriff’s officials in central Minnesota are investigating the death of an infant at a home day care. Emergency responders found the baby boy unresponsive after they were called to the home Nov. 12. The infant died a short time later at Essentia Health-St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Brainerd. State regulators have temporarily suspended the license of the day care…

Man Charged in Death of Fargo Hair Stylist Pleads Not Guilty

Further court action has been scheduled for January.

WEST FARGO, N.D.– A West Fargo man charged in the death of a well-known Fargo hair stylist has pleaded not guilty to felony and misdemeanor charges related to the incident. Thirty-four-year-old Daniel Dalpozzo was driving when he slammed into a parked pickup in June 2018. The passenger, 38-year-old Johnny Grey, died at the scene. Dalpozzo admitted to drinking before the…