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State Patrol Warns Drivers To Stay Off Snow Covered Roads

Officers are saying you need to think twice before heading out on the roads.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Blistering winds and idle cars burying under inches and inches of snow lined the streets as the valley and across the states of Minnesota and North Dakota got rocked with a massive blizzard. Due to the weather causing roads to become dangerous. Travel advisories have been placed across the region. Officers are saying you need to think…

Moorhead Looks to Its Residents to Improve Highway 10 & 75 Corridors

The City Hosted an Open House to encourage the Community's Input

MOORHEAD, Minn. — No one knows a community better than the people who live in that community. So with the potential to improve the Highway 10 and 75 corridors in the Moorhead area, the city is looking to it’s residents for inspiration. “The community is the people who use this corridor, who live along the corridor, who have businesses along…

Man Injured in Douglas County Rollover

The Minnesota State Patrol says it happened around 8:45 Saturday night near Carlos, Minnesota

CARLOS, Minn. — One man is injured during a rollover in Douglas County. The Minnesota State Patrol says it happened around 8:45 Saturday night near Carlos. Sixty-three-year-old Michael Allen from Alexandria was traveling southbound on Highway 29 when his SUV went off the road and into the ditch. The vehicle rolled and hit a tree. Allen was taken to the…

New Information on Amber Simonson’s Abduction: How Police Caught Her Alleged Kidnapper

The Otter Tail Sheriff confirmed 39 year old Anthony Randklev of Pelican Rapids entered Amber Simonson's house armed from a unlocked basement door around 2 pm Sunday

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — New information about the Fergus Falls woman abducted from her home shows the man police say took her led officer on a chase before his arrest. The Otter Tail Sheriff confirmed 39-year-old Anthony Randklev of Pelican Rapids entered Amber Simonson’s house armed from a unlocked basement door around 2 pm Sunday. Authorities say he forcibly took…

“Spirit Ride” Honors First Responder Roadside Deaths

Advocates want drivers to slow down or move over when they see first responders and tow truck drivers on scene

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — When you think of first responders, police, fire and EMS usually come to mind. Another group risking their lives is tow truck drivers working on highways. A cross–country campaign called “Spirit Ride” is raising awareness as it passes through Detroit Lakes. “We’re here to help the community, we’re not here to be in a like that,” James…

Staying Safe in a Crash on the Highway

Some say it's best to not get out of your car

FARGO, N.D. — One of the first things people do when they get into an accident on the highway is get out of their car. “They want to get away from the damage, they want to make sure they’re ok, it’s a panic situation,” said Sgt. Tim Coughlin with the North Dakota State Highway Patrol (NDSHP). But even for state troopers,…

Body Found in Ditch Near Grand Forks

Man is Currently Unidentified

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Grand Forks County Sherriff’s Office found a male’s body outside of city limits early Saturday morning. Authorities say the body was discovered in a ditch off of highway 2, just west of the Walmart in Grand Forks. He was taken to UND Pathology for an autopsy but the cause of death is currently unknown. The identity…

Drivers Urged to Be Cautious in Winter Storm

Travelers should plan ahead of time for safety

MOORHEAD, Minn. — With the winter storm this weekend, drivers are recommended to be extra cautious when out on the road. There is expected to be increasing traffic throughout the holiday weekend. Travelers should pay attention to weather forecasts and other information. Officials urge people not to put their personal schedules ahead of safety. They say there have been fewer…

Cattle Trailer Rollover Near Oberon, North Dakota

The semi was traveling from Rugby when it rolled on Highway 281

OBERON, N.D. — A semi hauling cattle was traveling from Rugby, North Dakota when it rolled into the ditch. It happened three miles north of Oberon along Highway 281 around 7:30 Tuesday morning. The trailer was hauling nearly 70 head of cattle. Area ranchers helped transport them to Devils Lake to be looked over for any injuries. The driver of…

Fort Totten Teen Facing DUI After Crashes with Devils Lake Police Vehicles

The teen from Fort Totten was not hurt but he is facing a charge of driving under the influence

  DEVILS LAKE, ND — It’s not the best start to 2018 for a 15-year-old teen in Devils Lake. He backed into two parked Devils Lake Police Department patrol vehicles. A highway patrol trooper says the teen then spun out while trying to back out again and hit another car, pushing it into a fence. All three vehicles have minor…