UPDATE: Eastbound I-94 Near Barnesville Reopened

Courtesy: 511MN.orgUPDATE 4:29 PM Friday – MNDOT and the Minnesota State Patrol have reopened Interstate 94 near Barnesville.   NEAR BARNESVILLE, Minn. – Eastbound Interstate 94 is closed between the Minnesota Highway 9 exit and Minnesota 34 exits near Barnesville because of several crashes. Minnesota State Patrol Sgt. Jesse Grabow says one of the cars that were struck was a…

Bus Driver Shot After Crash On I-94 In Minneapolis

A suspect is in custody and the driver's injuries are not life-threatening

MINNEAPOLIS, MN — Minneapolis police say the driver of a school bus was shot following a crash. A suspect is in custody and the driver’s injuries are not life-threatening. It happened this afternoon on a snowy I-94 near downtown. The Minneapolis School District says one student was on the bus at the time but was uninjured and will be receiving follow-up…

Winter Storm Brings Travel Alert To Southern Red River Valley

Out West A Section of I-94 is Closed from Dickinson To the Montana Border

FARGO, ND — We are in the midst of another winter storm in the Red River Valley. Snow and blowing snow are creating hazardous travel conditions throughout the region. A travel alert is out for southeast North Dakota. Cities included in the alert are Jamestown, Valley City, Ellendale, Fargo, Wahpeton, and surrounding areas. No Travel is advised in the northeast and…

Lane Of Interstate 94 Near Barnesville Reopens Hours After Semi Rollover

The clean up of the crash site took around three hours to complete

BARNESVILLE, MN — A semi rollover shut down a section of the interstate near Barnesville for hours. A notification was sent out around 1:30 that a semi rollover on I-94 near mile marker 26 shut down the left lane of westbound traffic. Crews were ready to close the eastbound left lane as well to make sure there was enough room to…

Avoid Sheyenne If You’re Headed To The Red River Valley Fair

Alternate Routes Are Suggested To Avoid The Road Construction

WEST FARGO, N.D. — If you plan on heading to the Red River Valley Fair this week you’ll want to avoid Sheyenne Street construction. These are the alternate routes being suggested to reach the fair including 32nd, 40th and 52nd Avenues South to reach Veterans Boulevard. Then head north on Veterans to I-94 or Main Avenue. You can also head…

Semi Fire Near Fergus Falls Slows Traffic on I-94

Courtesy: KFGOFERGUS FALLS, Minn. (KFGO) – A semi caught fire along Interstate 94 between Fergus Falls and Rothsay, Minn. Friday. Traffic was backed up in the westbound lanes of the highway for miles as firefighters worked to bring the blaze under control. The Minnesota State Patrol says there were no injuries.  Westbound traffic may encounter a detour at exit 50….

Exit 257 Overpass In Jamestown Closed After Oversize Load Causes Damage

Traffic on Interstate 94 Was Down To One Lane Temporarily

Jamestown/North Dakota Highway PatrolJAMESTOWN, N.D. — A big rig did some damage to an overpass in Jamestown. North Dakota Highway Patrol shutdown one lane of traffic on I-94 around 1 o’clock Thursday after an oversize load got wedged under the overpass bridge. It was reopened a short time later but the Exit 257 overpass is now closed due to damage…

Names Released In Crash That Left A Woman On The Pavement Of I-94

Speed and icy road conditions were factors in the crash

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota Highway Patrol has released the names of those involved in a crash on I-94 Monday near 45th Street South. They say 25-year-old Danielle Pitzen of Moorhead lost control of her Jeep, was hit and she was thrown onto the pavement. She was taken to Essentia with life threatening injuries. The other driver has now been…

Crash Causes Traffic To Be Re-Routed On Interstate 94 In Fargo

Roads Were Wet And It Was Snowing At Time Of The Crash

FARGO, N.D. — A serious crash on Interstate-94 near the 45th Street South underpass in Fargo sent two people to the hospital and caused a traffic standstill for hours this afternoon. The highway patrol says a jeep driven by a 25-year-old Moorhead woman lost control, crossed the median and was hit by a van. The woman was thrown from the…

Interstate 94 Fast Becoming Smuggling Pipeline For Marijuana And Other Drugs

North Dakota, Minnesota And Wisconsin

It appears that I-94 is becoming a major smuggling pipeline for marijuana and other drugs. Authorities think more people in North Dakota, Minnesota and Wisconsin are buying marijuana where it’s legal and then bringing it back home to distribute. Minnesota troopers seized more than 2,600 pounds of marijuana last year, more than six times what was confiscated the year before….