Fatal Rollover South of Park River, North Dakota

38-year-old man from Pisek died at the scene

PARK RIVER, N.D. — One man is dead after an early morning crash in Walsh County. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says a 38-year-old Pisek man rolled his truck south of Park River. It happened at the intersection of 135th Avenue Northeast and 66th Street Northeast. Officials aren’t sure on the exact time of the crash but say it likely…

Identity of Park River Man Pulled From Grain Bin Released

The Man Was Trying To Dislodge Grain Monday Afternoon

WALSH CO., N.D. — A man who died while trying to dislodge grain inside a bin in Walsh County is identified. He is 50-year-old Thomas Shirek of Park River. Authorities say Shirek became trapped inside the bin Monday afternoon, about 6 miles south of Adams. He was taken to the hospital in Park River where he died. Categories: Local News,…

Man Identified In Fatal Crash Near Park River

He is 35-year-old Bradley Lund of Pisek, North Dakota

PARK RIVER, ND — A man killed in a crash near Park River, North Dakota has been identified. He is 35-year-old Bradley Lund of Pisek, North Dakota. The crash happened around 10:15 Saturday morning two and a half miles south of town on 134th Avenue Northeast. Highway Patrol says Lund’s SUV left the road, entered the ditch and then a…

Man dies in crash in Walsh County

NEAR PARK RIVER, N.D. – A man is killed in a crash near Park River. It happened around 10:15 Friday morning 2.5 miles south of town on 134th Avenue Northeast. The Highway Patrol says an SUV left the road, entered the ditch and then a field and vaulted into a railroad embankment. The vehicle overturned and rested on its roof….

UPDATE: Missing Walsh County Man Found Dead

Michael Eidenschink left his house in Park River around Noon on Sunday, 11/24/19.

WALSH CO., N.D. —  Walsh County Sheriff’s Office post on Facebook: Mike Eidenschink has been located. It was not the outcome we had hoped for. We thank everyone for assisting us with this search. **original story below** PARK RIVER, ND — Walsh County authorities are asking for help finding a missing man. Michael Eidenschink left his house in Park River…

Man Faces DUI Charge After Crashing His Off-Highway Vehicle

Neither man was wearing a seat belt or helmet

PARK RIVER, ND — A Pisek, North Dakota man is facing DUI charges after crashing his off-road vehicle near Park River. 35-year-old Joshua Jelinek and his 29-year-old passenger, Trent Davidson also of Pisek, were treated for non-life threatening injuries. The highway patrol says Jelinek tipped the vehicle about three miles south of Park River on Saturday afternoon. Neither man was wearing…

Couple Arrested With $65,000 Worth Of Drugs In Vehicle

Suspected Gang Member Was Also Wanted By The Law

PARK RIVER, ND — A Walsh County deputy made a major drug bust during a traffic stop in Park River early Saturday. Two people were arrested after the deputy found over $65,000 worth of meth, heroin and marijuana in the vehicle along with a 9mm pistol. Job Lopez, Jr. and Natalie Apland were arrested on three counts of possession with…

Moorhead Blues Down Park River in Extras

Sterling Haphey Walk-off double in eighth propels Blues to victory.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — It took extra innings for the Blues on Friday, but they defeated Park River 4-3 on a walk-off double by Sterling Haphey. The Blues trailed 2-1 in the 5th innings before Alex Erickson hit a triple that scored a run. He later scored on a sacrifice fly in the inning as well to take a 3-2 lead….

Authorities Warn Drivers of Potential Flooded Roads Across North Dakota

Warnings are also out for Oslo, Drayton, Pembina, Alvarado, Walhalla and upstream of Warren

  NORTH DAKOTA — Flood warnings continue for rivers north of Highway 2 as warm weather allows for continued runoff. Park River at Grafton is still forecast to crest early Saturday at 14.5 feet. That would be the 7th highest crest on record. The Pembina River at Neche is expected to hit 21.4 feet on Monday, the record is 21.7…

NWS Lowers Projected Crest for Park River in Grafton

The pool at Homme Dam leveled off this morning and appeared to crest

  GRAFTON, N.D. — National Weather Service has drastically lowered the projected crest on the Park River in Grafton. A flood warning is still in effect as the river is expected to top out around 14.5 feet on Saturday, down from a projected 16 feet. The pool at Homme Dam leveled off this morning and appeared to crest. The Red…