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Discovery Middle School Puckers Up for Piglets to Support Classmate

Discovery Middle School students and teachers were kissing pigs all to help one student in need

FARGO, ND — Students and faculty from Discovery Middle School puckered up for a few sloppy kisses with a pig. When tragedy strikes, it’s easy to become overwhelmed and feel alone. “I’ve got three sons and the first thing I thought of was what would happen if that were one of my sons,” said Tammy Linn, who is an English…

One Injured in Near Head-On Crash in Fargo

That driver was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries and is expected to be cited

MAIN CRASH Rescue workers help an injured person at the scene of the crash MAIN CRASH 2 One person is injured in a near head-on crash on Main Avenue and 42nd Street in Fargo MAIN CRASH 3 One person is injured in a near head-on crash on Main Avenue and 42nd Street in Fargo MAIN CRASH 4 One person is…

Man Who Shot Five Minneapolis BLM Protesters Headed to Prison

Scarsella and several others showed up at the encampment and fired into the crowd, injuring five people

  MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — A Black Lives Matter protest shooter in the Twin Cities is going to prison. Allen “Lance” Scarsella was sentenced to 15 years for shooting five protesters outside the Minneapolis Police Department Fourth Precinct in 2015. Black Lives Matter protesters had been gathered outside of the precinct following the deadly officer-involved shooting of Jamar Clark. Scarsella and…

Sioux Falls Man Arrested Trying to Save Beer During House Fire

One person was taken to the hospital for smoke inhalation and burns and two others were treated at the scene

  SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — A Sioux Falls man was arrested after trying to save his beer from a fire. Michael Casteel, 56, is charged with two counts of obstruction and for violating the 24/7 program. Officials say a¬†fire broke out in a multi-family structure Sunday afternoon. They say Casteel¬†used “poor judgement” by trying to run back into the house…

Firefighter Has Minor Injuries After Fire at J.R. Simplot Plant in Grand Forks

The cause of the fire is under investigation

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — A fire and explosion in a piece of equipment at J.R. Simplot in Grand Forks slightly injured a firefighter this morning. “Crews were able to extinguish it rather quickly,” said Captain Darren Schimke. “In the process of that there was a minor explosion. No injuries were caused from that explosion. Some of the fire did spread…

Rolla Police Officer Injured in Car Crash

Both Gustafson and Indvik were taken to the hospital in Rolla for treatment

  ROLLA, N.D. — An officer with the Rolla Police Department was hurt after crashing into the back of a car on Highway 30. The highway patrol says Officer Nathan Gustafson was responding to a report of a stalled vehicle around 10:30 last night. The car was stopped on the highway and the driver, Carl Indvik, Jr., was standing beside…

Red River Valley Supporting VanCamp Family During Health Crisis

A spaghetti benefit and silent auction was set up to help one boy with a brain injury

FARGO, N.D. — The FM area comes together over a plate of Spaghetti to help one kid in need. Calvin VanCamp was playing outside at school when he fell and hit his head on ice. Once he began getting treatment for his injury, doctors found out he had life threatening brain bleed. Organizers offered a spaghetti dinner and there was…

Detroit Lakes Teen Hit by BNSF Train While Crossing Tracks

They say the crew on board spotted the teen and sounded the bell and horn, but the male didn't appear to hear the train coming

  DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — A Detroit Lakes teen was taken to the hospital after being hit by a BNSF train while trying to cross the tracks. Police say a 13-year-old was hit by the train along Highway 10 between Corbett and Jackson Avenue. They say the crew on board spotted the teen and sounded the bell and horn, but…

West Fargo Woman Injured After Crash with Flatbed Trailer

Murphy hit the passenger side of the Kenworth's trailer and was thrown from the motorcycle

  FARGO, N.D. — A 26-year-old motorcycle driver is in Essentia with serious injuries after hitting a flatbed trailer on I-94. The highway patrol says the crash happened at 1:35 this afternoon when Danika Murphy of West Fargo was merging onto the interstate from the 25th Street South loop ramp. Murphy hit the passenger side of the Kenworth’s trailer and…

Grand Forks Police Searching for Driver After Hit and Run of Pedestrian

A witness says he was talking to someone through the window of a black pickup

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Grand Forks Police are looking for anyone who witnessed a hit and run crash involving a pedestrian. Officers responded to the 500 block of 3rd Avenue South around 11 this morning and found a man lying on the street. A witness says he was talking to someone through the window of a black pickup. The driver…