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20-year-old Glyndon man killed in Clay County crash identified

UPDATE: The Minnesota State Patrol has released the name of the Glyndon man who died in a crash Monday evening. A medical examiner identified the man as 20-year-old Kyle Thompson.   GLYNDON, Minn.–A 20-year-old Glyndon man is dead following a crash Monday evening. The Minnesota State Patrol says the crash happened at approximately 6:15 p.m. at the intersection of Hwy….

Red River Crest Forecast Shows Flood Threat Is Diminishing for Fargo-Moorhead

A near-perfect snow melt has lessened the threat of serious flooding

FARGO, N.D. — National Weather Service in Grand Forks issues a flood crest forecast for the Red River at Fargo-Moorhead of between 30 and 32 feet sometime late next week. Thirty feet is considered major flood stage, but the metro is well prepared to handle that much water without having to take much action. The lack of snow or rain…

Improved Spring Flooding Forecast Means Changes In Flood Fight Planning

Fargo Is Preparing For Lower Crest, Fewer Sandbags Needed

FARGO, N.D. — National Weather Service slightly lowering its spring flooding forecast in the southern Red River Valley. Fargo and Cass County engineers are adjusting their plans and that includes lowering the number of sandbags needed. The flood fighting strategy has gone from preparing for a 39-foot crest to a 38-foot crest. The city will now require only 100,000 sandbags…

ND Mom fights cancer diagnosed while she was pregnant

Doctors found a softball sized tumor in Meredith's small intestine.

HARWOOD, N.D. — Merideth Sorenson was on her way through pregnancy with her husband Troy for third child, about 19 weeks into the pregnancy something happened. “I was having some pains in my stomach and they did some tests on me,” Sorenson said. Doctors found a softball sized tumor in Merideth’s small intestine. She was still able to give birth…

Update: Runaway Boy Safely Located

UPDATE: The Cass County Sheriff’s Office says George Lee Eugene Locke has been safely located thanks to the public’s assistance and the West Fargo Police Department.   CASS COUNTY, N.D.–The Cass County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public for help locating a runaway. George Lee Eugene Locke was last seen on Sunday in Harwood. He was wearing a white sweatshirt…

Benefit Planned For Man Who Started Cancer Fundraiser As He Battles Cancer Himself

Bruce Van Den Einde was diagnosed earlier this year with throat and tongue cancer

HARWOOD, N.D. — The man behind the “Cowboy Up Ride Against Cancer” fundraiser is himself in a cancer battle. Bruce Van Den Einde was diagnosed earlier this year with throat and tongue cancer. He has undergone surgery, chemotherapy and radiation and has been out of work for many months. Bruce and his wife Carol started the Cowboy Up Ride Against…

Four People Arrested After Theft Investigation At Harwood Storage Unit Facility

A Cass County deputy noticed headlights at the facility at 2 a.m. and stopped to investigate

HARWOOD, ND — Four people were busted early this morning for theft at a storage unit facility in Harwood. A Cass County deputy noticed headlights at the facility at 2 a.m. and stopped to investigate. Deputies found stolen property from two enclosed trailers in the vehicle and arrested everyone inside. 30-year-old Sabrina Johanneson and 31-year-old Daniel Hengest, who have no…

Man Wanted After High Speed Chases Finally Arrested In Traill County

Thomas Hibpshman Jr. was also arrested just last month after getting stuck in a drainage ditch north of Harwood

1/1 Show Caption Hide Caption TRAILL CO., ND — The man who led multiple law enforcement agencies on chases earlier this week has been captured in Traill County. 38-year-old Thomas Hibpshman Jr. was arrested without incident on Wednesday near Portland. Police say he fled a traffic stop on Monday in East Grand Forks and he was chased into Grand Forks before…

Rivers, Overland Flooding Receding in Cass County

Engineers say levels could be back to normal within next week

CASS COUNTY, N.D. — Cass County engineers say things are looking pretty good along the rivers. In fact, they believe the water may get to a normal level within the next week. “We’re seeing a good reduction in flood flows on those rivers and a lot of the overland flooding has really gone down throughout the rural parts of the county,”…

Cass County Officials Fight F-M Flood Diversion Project Budget Gap

The legislature's proposal is $120 million short of what the county needs

REED TOWNSHIP, N.D. — The North Dakota Legislature is facing backlash after proposing an F-M diversion budget that’s creating a funding gap. Lawmakers and Cass County Commissioners are concerned after the legislature shoots down their budget request of $870 million for the diversion project. The legislature’s proposal comes up $120 million short in state funding, which some officials believe is not…