WISHEK

North Dakota Silver Alert Canceled

JAMESTOWN, N.D. — A Silver Alert issued Sunday for a missing 88-year-old Wishek woman has been cancelled. Authorities say Marjorie Burton was found safe in Jamestown. They had considered her vulnerable due to recent surgery and dementia. Categories: Local News, North Dakota News Tags: CANCELED, DEMENTIA, jamestown, MARJORIE BURTON, SILVER ALERT, WISHEK

North Dakota family was aboard 777 during engine explosion

BISMARCK, N.D. – A family from Wishek, N.D. was aboard a United Airlines flight forced to make an emergency landing after the aircraft’s right engine exploded shortly after takeoff from Denver. Brenda Dohn of Wishek was aboard the Boeing 777-200 with her husband and three kids, headed from Denver to Honolulu, on Saturday when the plane’s right engine failed. Dohn…

Kulm, North Dakota Man Dies In One-Vehicle Crash Near Fredonia

North Dakota Highway Patrol has identified the victim as 20-year-old Garrett Nelson

FREDONIA, N.D. — A young Kulm, North Dakota man is dead after a one-vehicle crash just west of Fredonia. North Dakota Highway Patrol has identified the victim as 20-year-old Garrett Nelson. They say Nelson was driving on Highway 13 around 11:30 last night when he began to leave the road and overcorrected. Nelson’s vehicle rolled and he was thrown. He…

UND Football Player Seriously Hurt In Skiing Accident In Colorado

Hunter Pinke suffered trauma to his head and back and has a severed spinal cord

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — A UND football player has a long road ahead of him after a skiing accident in Colorado right after Christmas. Hunter Pinke suffered trauma to his head and back and has a severed spinal cord. UND Head Football Coach Bubba Schweigert says Pinke is the spiritual leader of the team. He says he is very courageous and…

The Reverend Katanga Will Not Face Child Misconduct Charges In Cass County

Police investigated a report that he had sexual contact with a child at St. Anne's and Joachim in Fargo several years ago

FARGO, N.D. — A priest who served a church in Fargo and three parishes in south-central North Dakota will not face child sexual misconduct charges, at least in Fargo. Cass County State’s Attorney’s Office has decided it doesn’t have a strong enough case to charge the Reverend Wenceslaus Katanga. Police investigated a report that he had sexual contact with a…

Wishek Man Killed In Snowmobile Crash In Eastern Idaho

Wayne Halverson Died In Island Park

Eastern Idaho officials have identified a North Dakota man killed in a snowmobile crash. The Fremont County sheriff’s office says 32-year-old Wayne Halverson of Wishek died Saturday in Island Park. Halverson went off a trail on his snowmobile and ran into a tree. Officials say other snowmobilers and emergency responders attempted life-saving measures, but Halverson was pronounced dead. He is…