Grafton Man Dies in Fatal Crash Near Pisek

A motorist came upon the crash scene at about 7 a.m. and called for help

  WALSH COUNTY, N.D. — A driver discovered a fatal crash in Walsh County. They came upon the crash scene, seven miles east of Pisek, around 7 o’clock this morning and called authorities. A Highway Patrol sergeant says a 25-year-old man from Grafton was behind the wheel of a pickup that was found crashed in a shelterbelt. The driver died…

Officials Release Cause of Moorhead House Fire

Fire crews were called to the scene just after 10 o' clock to a house that had flames shooting from the roof

  MOORHEAD, Minn. — Moorhead fire officials release the cause of a house fire that happened late Thursday night. Officials say an overloaded extension cord from an electric space heater is what started a fire at a house on the 18-hundred block of Second Ave. North. Fire crews were called to the scene just after 10 o’ clock to a…

Fargo City Employee Under Investigation for Facebook Post

The comments were posted by the employee during off hours

  FARGO, N.D. — A Fargo city employee is under investigation after posting personal comments about the DAPL protesters on a local news station’s Facebook page. A city spokesman did not identify the employee. The comments were posted by the employee during off hours. The spokesman says it is important that the public is aware the comments do not reflect…

Cass County State’s Attorney Investigates Near Drowning at Fargo Hotel

Two teen girls, ages 13 and 14, pulled the child from the bottom of the Holiday Inn pool Saturday night

  FARGO, N.D. — The case of a three-year-old rescued from the bottom of a Fargo hotel pool is now in the hands of the Cass County State’s Attorney. Two teen girls, ages 13 and 14, pulled the child from the bottom of the Holiday Inn pool Saturday night. Her parents took her to the hospital. Fargo Police say it…

Wahpeton Man Identified in Fatal Crash

Police say Rosaaen was not wearing his seat belt when he went off the road and crashed into a tree

  WAHPETON, N.D. — The state patrol has identified the victim of a fatal crash in Wahpeton late Sunday night. Ryan Rosaaen, 21, of Wahpeton, died after his car went off the road, across a boulevard and hit a tree head-on. He was not wearing a seat belt and died at the scene. The crash is still under investigation. Categories:…

Two Investigations of Thief River Falls Hockey Players Result in Game Forfeitures

TRF School Superintendent says due to Minnesota privacy laws, he cannot give further information on the investigations

Courtesy: Thief River Falls High School Website  Two investigations of hockey programs in Thief River Falls have resulted in a number of games being forfeited. According to Thief River Falls School Superintendent Bradley Bergstrom, high school and JV players were told last night they will forfeit games on Thursday and Saturday. The JV team will also forfeit a game tonight….

Illegal Use of Poison Puts Hundreds of Bison Under Quarantine in the Dakotas

The EPA investigation uncovered 40,000 pounds of poison had been distributed across 5,400 acres

  Hundreds of bisonĀ are under quarantine in North Dakota and South Dakota after an illegal poison was used to kill prairie dogs. An EPA investigation found 40,000 pounds of poison had been distributed across 5,400 acres. It was spread on the former Cannonball Ranch near the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation and the Wilder Ranch. The EPA-led investigation began last year…

Lakeville Man Makes Plea in Cass County Homicide Investigation

Timothy Barr says he "accidentally" ran over the victim with his car

  The Lakeville man accused of killing a woman in Cass County in August has pleaded not guilty. Timothy Barr was in Cass County District Court and entered not guilty pleas to manslaughter and leaving the scene of an accident involving death. The body of Michele Newell of Vadnais Heights was found in rural Cass County in December. She had…

Services Set For NDSU Student Killed in Crash Near Valley City

Funeral services will be held at the Max High School Gymnasium on Saturday, January 14th, 2017 at 2:00 p.m.

Funeral services have been set for the NDSU student who died after rolling her vehicle west of Valley City Sunday evening. Services for 18-year-old Brooke Schroeder will be held at the Max High School Gym on Saturday, January 14th at 2 pm. The Max, North Dakota teen was traveling on I-94 when she hit a guardrail, vaulted over the median…

Long-Time Mayville Businessman Dies in House Fire

Authorities say Alan Strand died after trying to get out of the house

A longtime businessman was the victim of a fatal house fire in Mayville. Authorities say 64-year-old Alan Strand, the owner of Strand Ready Mix, died in the house fire Saturday morning. They say it appears Strand attempted to make his way out of the house, but didn’t make it. The fire chief says there were some strange burn patterns. A…