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School Bus Strikes Moose Near Crary, ND

Twenty-five passengers were aboard the bus when it struck the moose.

CRARY, N.D.–A Dunseith school bus carrying the school volleyball team struck a moose while traveling on Highway 2, three miles east of Crary. The bus suffered significant front-end damage, but the bus driver, 78-year-old Curtiss Halvorson, was able to drive it safely to a stop. Twenty-five passengers were aboard the bus when it struck the moose. No one was injured….

Westbound Highway 2 Closed West of Minot

The lanes will be closed for several hours.

MINOT, N.D.–The Westbound lanes of Highway 2 are closed at mile marker 134 west of Minot near the Brooks Ranch area. The North Dakota Highway Patrol reported that an oversized load tipped over and the two westbound lanes are being used to recover the vehicle. The lanes will be closed for several hours. A detour has been set up starting…

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…

Deputies Cleared in Shooting of Man Near Arvilla, ND

A Grand Forks man was shot after two deputies stopped to check on a car on the shoulder of Highway 2

UPDATE March 8th – The Grand Forks County States Attorney’s Office says Grand Forks County Dep. Lee Mewes and Cpl. Chris Hutton’s actions in the shooting of a suspect last month near Arvilla “were objectively reasonable” since they were “in fear for their safety.” Police say Travis Holt pointed a gun at a deputy as they were checking on a…

One Man Shot During Officer Involved Shooting In Grand Forks County

The man was hit and taken to Altru Hospital in Grand Forks, He Has Not Been Identified

ARVILLA, ND — One man is hurt following an officer involved shooting on Highway 2 near Arvilla, North Dakota. Grand Forks County Sheriff’s deputies stopped at a vehicle broken down along the highway just before two Sunday afternoon. The male driver pulled out a gun as deputies were making contact and shots were fired. The man was hit and taken…

Man Killed In Crash Thursday Worked For U.S. Customs And Border Protection

The man has been identified as 51-year-old Christopher Bacon

POLK COUNTY, Minn. — A man killed in a crash near Crookston on Thursday was an on duty U.S. Customs and Border Protection employee. The man has been identified as 51-year-old Christopher Bacon. According to the crash report, Bacon rear-ended a semi on Highway 2 near County Road 46. He died as a result of crash related injuries. No one…

UPDATE: Man Killed in Polk Co. Crash Identified

GENTILLY TOWNSHIP, Minn. – A Grand Forks man is dead after a crash near Crookston around 12:30 PM Thursday. The Minnesota State Patrol says a semi driven by a 64-year-old Grand Forks man was heading west on Highway 2. A pickup driven by 51-year-old Christopher Bacon rear-ended the truck at the intersection of County Road 46. Bacon died at the…

All 22 Students Treated and Released after School Bus From Grand Rapids, MN Involved In An Accident

Initially, seven students and the driver were transported to the ER in Bagley and Fosston with minor injuries, such as cuts and abrasions.

1/2 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Show Caption Hide Caption POLK COUNTY, MN — A Grand Rapids area school bus was involved in a one vehicle accident. The Minnesota State Patrol reports that around 8:20 a.m. Monday morning the bus was traveling westbound on Highway 2 near Lengby, Minnesota. The driver lost control of the school bus, entering the center…

Belcourt Man Crashes During High Speed Chase In The Grand Cities

Police From Grand Forks And East Grand Forks involved In Chase

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Grand Forks and East Grand Forks police were involved in another chase that reached 100 miles per hour on Highway 2. Grand Forks officers tried to stop a car driven by 32-year-old Brent LaFontaine of Belcourt around 1 o’clock this morning for an equipment violation. He led officers on a chase through several neighborhoods and into…