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MOORHEAD -- Minnesota is being called an 'epicenter for creative minds". Creative Minnesota lists 41 different occupations under the title of "artist." According to its research, they're well supported in the state. 15 different communities were studied by Creative Minnesota, which studies fine arts. Moorhead ranks second in attendance for arts events though it ranked sixth in population. Those events generated $9.6-million dollars in Clay County. Moorhead city leaders say the study will also provide a blueprint for expanding the arts in the community.
GRAND FORKS — A traffic stop turned into a drug bust as University of North Dakota police found meth during a traffic stop on campus. Police say they stopped a car on University Avenue around 2:45 a.m. on New Year's Day. 34-year-old Derrick Laducer and 46-year-old Ronald Keplin were in the car. Police say a drug sniffing dog detected methamphetamine.
MOORHEAD -- A crash on I-94 near Moorhead is causing major traffic delays Friday night. The crash happened near exit 1A around 8:00 p.m. in Moorhead and is believed to involve more than one vehicle. Injuries are not yet known, but we do have a crew on scene and will update you with more once it is known.
WEST FARGO - A West Fargo woman is being treated for hypothermia and frostbite after being found unresponsive behind a commercial building, around 4:45 Saturday morning. Police say the 51-year-old woman wasn't wearing proper clothing and was intoxicated when she was found near the 800 block of 2nd Avenue West. She was transported by F-M Ambulance to Sanford Hospital. No foul play is suspected at this time. With colder weather on the horizon, the West Fargo Police are reminding everyone to dress appropriately for the conditions.
JAMESTOWN -- A high speed pursuit near Jamestown Wednesday at 12:17 p.m. almost left damage to a North Dakota Troopers vehicle. The trooper attempted to stop 29-year-old Levi David Thene from West Fargo while westbound on I-94 when Thene began to speed in excess of 100 mph. Then leading the trooper onto a gravel Barnes County roadway, over railroad tracks, coming to a halt and then backing up trying to hit the troopers vehicle.
WEST FARGO - A woman is seriously injured after being hit by a car during a traffic collision near West Fargo Friday night. North Dakota Highway Patrol says heavy snowfall covered the roads when a Chevy Impala, driven by Glen Maurer, 88, side swiped an eastbound Nissan Murano, driven by Michael Weigelt, 61, on I-94 near mile marker 343.
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HILLSBORO, ND -- A West Fargo man is in jail after leading police on a high speed chase Wednesday afternoon for nearly an hour. The pursuit began after police received a gas drive off complaint around 3:30 p.m. from a Hillsboro gas station. Avoiding a ND Troopers attempt to stop, the driver, 36-year-old Thomas Hibpshman Jr. fled west on Hwy 200, leading troopers on to gravel roads in Traill County, then returning to Interstate 29 into Cass County.
Fargo -- A wedding is fun and exciting. Planning a wedding can be stressful and confusing. Which venue is available? What will the theme be? Will there be a DJ or a band? Is Aunt Ida invited?
UPDATE: As of 7:42 a.m. all power has been restored.