HILLSBORO

Passenger Takes Wheel After DUI Stop By Hillsboro, Crashes And Faces DUI Charge

HILLSBORO, N.D. (KVRR) — A woman faces charges after leading authorities on a pursuit that ended with her crashing into two houses in Hillsboro around three this morning. Highway Patrol says 22-year-old Aneesa Villarreal-Brusegaard of Grand Forks was a passenger in a vehicle pulled over for a DUI investigation on Highway 200 near the sugar beet plant. While the male…

Hillsboro, North Dakota woman is safe after being reported missing

UPDATE: Lisa Roseanne Erstad has been located and is safe. The Traill County Sheriff’s Office thanks the public for their assistance in locating Erstad.     HILLSBORO, N.D. — A Hillsboro, North Dakota woman is reported missing. Traill County Sheriff’s Department says Lisa Erstad was last seen leaving her home on the “Ring” doorbell camera close to midnight on Wednesday…

“Drive-by farewell” | Pastor says goodbye to congregation amid COVID-19

HILLSBORO, N.D. — It’s a bittersweet farewell, for more reasons than one. Pastor Julie Johnson has been with Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Hillsboro for almost four years. She’ll be taking on a new venture soon, but with COVID-19 still among us, she could not properly say goodbye to the people she’s served over the years. Creativity soon struck, and…

Bodies Found After House Fire Near Hillsboro Identified

The cause of death for both is listed as pending

HILLSBORO, N.D. — Authorities identify the bodies found after a house fire last week near Hillsboro, North Dakota. They are 35-year-old Adam Gettel and his 23-month-old daughter Anja. The cause of death for both is listed as pending. A Traill County deputy saw a house on fire on Center Street, three and a half miles east of town, around three…

Fargo Man Rescued after Driving into Elm River

Rescue crews pulled Paulson from his vehicle and transported him to a hospital.

elm-river-submerged Elm-River-crash TRAILL COUNTY, N.D.–A Fargo man was rescued when his vehicle became fully submerged in the Elm River on Wednesday. 35-year-old Darrin Paulson was traveling southbound on I-29 at approximately 8:30 a.m. when he fell asleep at the wheel, drove through a bridge guard rail barrier and into the Elm River. Rescue crews pulled Paulson from his vehicle and…

Police Looking for Driver Involved in Motorcycle Pursuit on I-29

A North Dakota trooper attempted to stop two sport bike style motorcyclists for traffic violations on Interstate 29.

Hillsboro, N.D.–The North Dakota Highway Patrol is looking for the driver of a white motorcycle who refused to stop for police. A North Dakota trooper attempted to stop two sport bike style motorcyclists for traffic violations on Interstate 29, south of Hillsboro on August 28. Both motorcyclists fled northbound exceeding 130 mph. One of the motorcyclists attempted to exit the…

Hillsboro Man Stopped In His Vehicle On Interstate 29 is Hit And Killed

North Dakota Highway Patrol says the driver, 76-year-old Norman Dronen, was killed at the scene

Courtesy: Mark JohnsonHILLSBORO, ND — A Hillsboro, North Dakota man is dead after his SUV was hit from behind while it was stopped on I-29 near Hillsboro. North Dakota Highway Patrol says the driver, 76-year-old Norman Dronen, was killed at the scene. They do not know why he was stopped in the left lane of the interstate late Wednesday afternoon, three…

Rep. Kelly Armstrong to Hold Town Halls in Hillsboro & Valley City Next Week

NORTH DAKOTA – Congressman Kelly Armstrong is holding two town halls next week to hear directly from North Dakotans and to update them on the work he’s doing in Washington. The Republican will answer questions from North Dakotans at the Vets Club in Hillsboro from 6:00 to 7:00 PM on Monday, April 22nd. You can grab a slice of pizza…