I-29

Update: Large amount of meth, cash, seized during I-29 traffic stop in SD

SHERIFF SAYS THE DRIVER MAY HAVE BEEN HEADING TO THE FARGO AREA

SISSETON, S.D. (KVRR) – A Mississippi man is in custody after authorities in South Dakota seized several pounds of methamphetamine, a loaded gun and a large amount of cash on Interstate 29 near the North Dakota border. Roberts County Sheriff Tyler Appel says a deputy found the drugs during a routine traffic stop Tuesday. Twenty-seven-year-old Travis Henley of Hazlehurst, Mississippi…

Semi full of french fries overturns on I-29

GARDNER, N.D. (KVRR) – Two people were taken by ambulance to a Fargo hospital Friday morning when a semi carrying refrigerated french fries rolled over on I-29 near Gardner. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says 42-year-old Balbahadur Aulakh of Winnipeg was driving south when the semi partially entered the ditch. The driver tried to get back on the road, but…

UPDATE: I-29 & I-94 Both Open, No Travel Advised

MnDOT has closed Highway 210 from Fergus Falls to Breckenridge

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR Update 8:30pm 02/22/22) — The continued storm has led to a number of flight cancellations at Fargo’s Hector International Airport. As far as the roads, both I-29 and I-94 are back open but no travel is advised due to blowing snow and dangerously brutal wind chills. North Dakota Highway Patrol says speeds are reduced. A number of…

Update: Blizzard shuts down highways throughout Red River Valley

WC MN – Hwy10 Moorhead to Detroit Lakes CLOSED & NO TRAVEL in much of the region due to blowing snow creating hazardous travel conditions. Video I94 east of Moorhead. Troopers attending to several crashes/pile ups & other vehs off the road https://t.co/UtVIO3kuBr pic.twitter.com/XwG5r2TwNs — Sgt. Jesse Grabow (@MSPPIO_NW) February 18, 2022 FARGO (KVRR) – A ground blizzard is making…

I-29 closed from Grand Forks to Canadian border

NORTH DAKOTA – (KVRR) – Interstate 29 is closed from Grand Forks to the Canadian border due to zero zero visibility, blowing snow and icy road conditions according to the North Dakota Department of Transportation. Manitoba Highway 75 from the U.S. border to Winnipeg is also closed due to poor conditions. There is also no travel advised on many highways…

Drivers injured in head-on crash on I-29 near Fargo

FARGO (KVRR) – A tow truck driver was seriously injured Wednesday in a head-on crash on Interstate 29, about 7 miles south of Fargo. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says the crash happened after the driver of a northbound SUV lost control of his vehicle, crossed the median and hit the southbound tow truck head-on. The tow truck driver, 31-year-old…

Wrong trailer hitch ball led to fatal I-29 crash

FARGO (KVRR) – The North Dakota Highway Patrol says an improperly sized trailer hitch ball contributed to a fatal crash on I-29 in Fargo last week. The hitch ball on the pickup was smaller than the hitch on the trailer was designed for. As the vehicle was traveling southbound on I-29, the trailer hitch separated from the ball.  The driver…

One person killed in I-29 crash in Fargo

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR/KFGO) – The Highway Patrol says a 73 year old woman is dead and a 72 year old man is in the hospital after a crash on I-29 at the 17th Avenue South overpass in Fargo. It happened around 3:00 Monday afternoon, backing up traffic for many blocks. Authorities say an SUV hit a stopped pickup pulling a…