Man Arrested In Grand Forks County After Police Chase

Jarred Martell was stopped by a North Dakota Highway Patrol trooper for speeding and a registration violation

GRAND FORKS CO., N.D. — A man who was stopped for speeding near Grand Forks on Saturday tries to outrun officers. Jarred Martell was stopped by a North Dakota Highway Patrol trooper for speeding and a registration violation on Highway 15 in Nelson County. He then fled into Grand Forks County and the chase ended when he tried to avoid…

Driver Cited After Striking Highway Overpass With Farm Equipment

The state DOT determined the overpass did not have structural damage.

EMERADO, N.D. (KFGO) – A pickup pulling farm equipment clipped an overpass on Highway 2 in Emerado, North Dakota. Some debris from the equipment ended up on the roadway where an on-coming semi then struck some of the material, causing minor damage to the rig. The pickup driver, 54-year old Virgil Duncklee, of Emerado, was cited for operating without an…

Water Shut Off To Half of Emerado, ND

EMERADO, ND – The city of Emerado says water is shut off to one side of town. Crews say it will come back on once they can get water levels back to an appropriate level. The city also says water is not being supplied to the water tower. However, it has enough water for the next day-and-a-half. Officials say it’s important…

Man Arrested in High-Speed Chase in Grand Forks County

Police tried to pull over Michael Charboneau in East Grand Forks shortly after 3 a.m.

GRAND FORKS COUNTY, N.D. — Authorities arrest one man after leading them on a high speed chase in a stolen vehicle. East Grand Forks Police tried pulling over 40-year-old Michael Charboneau for impaired driving around 3 this morning. He took off, driving across the border into Grand Forks and then headed west towards Emerado. At times, he drove more than…

Dunseith Man Leads Officers On Pursuit With Deflated Tires

A Grand Forks County Deputy tried to stop Quentin Demery Jr. east of Emerado

RAMSEY COUNTY, ND — A Dunseith man leads authorities on an early morning pursuit with punctured tires. A Grand Forks County Deputy tried to stop 34-year-old Quentin Demery Jr. east of Emerado around 1:30 this morning but he fled. A state trooper put down spike strips in Ramsey County damaging Demery’s tires and rims. But he kept driving for 40 miles…

UPDATE: Water to be Shut Off in Emerado, ND Wednesday Morning

EMERADO, N.D. – Crews will be shutting water in Emerado, North Dakota Wednesday morning at 9:30. The city says a leak in its water tower was found last week and the tower was bypassed over the weekend. However, water pressure was too high. The part to regulate water pressure will be replaced in two days. The tower will be fixed this spring….

Emerado Police Issue Notice About Sex Offender

James Everett is living at 10 West Court Drive

EMERADO, ND — A high risk sex offender has found a new home in Emerado, North Dakota. Police there tell us that 46-year-old James Everett is living at 10 West Court Drive. Everett was convicted in Wisconsin in 2005 of having child porn. Categories: Local News, North Dakota News Tags: CHILD PORN, Emerado, JAMES EVERETT, north dakota, police, SEX OFFENDER, WISCONSIN

Fire Leaves Family of Seven Homeless

An early morning fire leaves a family of seven homeless

A family of seven is homeless after a fire gutted their home in Emerado, North Dakota. The fire was reported around 3a.m. in a unit of a duplex in the northeast part of town, just off Highway 2. All occupants, including a neighbor in the second unit of the duplex, were outside when fire units arrived. The other unit was damaged…