WEST FARGO - A three-car pile in West Fargo has left three women hospitalized from their injuries.
CROOKSTON, MINN. -- A police chase ended on US Highway 2 on Friday night, November 17, according to Polk County Sheriff. The pursuit started at about 10 p.m. in Crookston, MN after Crookston Police tried to stop a 2002 Ford Taurus for speeding. The suspect then fled from the police which led to a pursuit into Polk County, where Polk County Sheriff took over the chase. The suspect then lost control, struck a road sign and went into the south ditch of US Hwy 2. The suspect got out of his Ford Taurus and fled south on foot into a wooded area.
BURLINGTON TOWNSHIP, MINN. -- A mobile home caught on fire in Becker County on Saturday morning, November 18th. Becker County Sheriff and Frazee Fire Department responded at 9:20 a.m. to the mobile home at 30397 US Highway 10. Micahel J. Strehlow, 26, was arrested in connetion to the fire. The cause of the fire is still being investigated by the State Fire Marshall's office along with Becker County Sheriff. All the occupants of the mobile home made it out safely.
MOORHEAD -- The Minnesota Department of Transportation received the 2017 National Roadway Safety Award on Wednesday, Nov. 15 for the success of its "Implementation of Data Driven Safety Solutions" program to reduce fatal crashes on county roads. Minnesota was one of nine states to receive the biannual award sponsored by the Roadway Safety Foundation and the Federal Highway Administration. Presented in Washington D.C., the awards recognize roadway safety achievements that move the U.S. toward zero deaths and serious injuries on the nation's roadways, according to the release.
FARGO—Police are investigating after two men were assaulted by four people, one with a handgun. The incident happened around 8:00 p.m. at the 900 block of 5th Street north near Sanford. The victims say the gun was not fired but the men made off with items. Police say the two men were treated for minor injuries. Stay with WDAY as we continue to update you on this story.
FARGO -- The 5th Annual Pancreatic Cancer Vigil & Walk is set to take place on Thursday, Nov. 16 at First Lutheran Church located at 619 Broadway in Fargo. Registration and a silent auction will begin at 5:30 p.m. Information booths will also be available at that time. A program and vigil will begin at 6:30 p.m., followed by the Purple Light Walk through Downtown Fargo at 6:50 p.m. Free t-shirts will be available while supplies last. All proceeds will benefit the endowment for the Roger Maris Cancer Center.
WEST FARGO -- Vehicle break-ins have occurred in the West Fargo area of 32nd Avenue West and Sheyenne Street beginning around 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 14. The West Fargo Police would like to make the public aware of the series of incidents and remind people to not leave valuables in cars. Car doors should also be locked at all times. Anybody with information regarding vehicle break-ins are asked to call the West Fargo police at 701-433-5500.
MINTO, N.D. -- A Forest River woman died Monday morning after her vehicle overturned in a river bank near Minto. Elizabeth Knecht, 30, was traveling north in a 2014 Dodge Durago on 150th Ave. NE, approximately one mile south of Minto, when her vehicle left the roadway and entered the west ditch. The car traveled over the river bank, overturned and broke through the ice to come to rest upside down partially submerged in the river, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol press release. Knecht died at the scene, the release stated.
MENAHGA, Minn. -- Names have been released in the murder-suicide shooting that took place in Menahga early Monday morning. Michael Callahan, 67 and Carl Albin, 82, both of Menahga, were identified as the two male individuals found deceased from apparent gunshot wounds inside the Oak Grove NE residence, according to the Wadena County Sheriff's Office press release.
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