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FARGO - A semi-truck swerved off road from I-29 in Fargo Wednesday, August 16. The truck ran into the Sanford Health Plan brick sign south of the Hospice building, causing minor damage to the bricks. Emergency crews confirmed there were no injuries, although multiple vehicles did receive damage as a result of the crash. Exit 64 was temporarily closed as North Dakota State Patrol, the Fargo Police Department and the Fargo Fire Department responded to the scene.
UPDATE: The train is back moving after being stopped for over an hour Saturday morning.
DRAYTON, N.D. - A 51-year-old woman was injured Friday night after being struck by lightning at the Drayton golf course. Emergency responders were called to the scene around 5:30 p.m. Friday. The victim was conscious when crews arrived. EMS workers believe the lightning strike was indirect, possibly through a golf club the victim was holding.
GRAND FORKS -- The Lamoureaux twins will be showing off more than their gold medals and smiles when ESPN: The Magazine's annual 'BODY Issue' hits newsstands on Friday. ESPN has already released the pictures from the issue online. The 28-year-old Grand Forks natives and former UND hockey standouts are joined in the issue by several of their U.S. Women's National Hockey teammates. In the 9th 'BODY issue' which ESPN calls a "celebration and showcase of the athletic form."
FARGO - Flames completely engulfed a house in Fargo early Wednesday morning. The call came in shortly after 1:00 a.m. to 1623 Roundhill Drive in Fargo. Horace Fire arrived first on scene. Davenport, Kindred and West Fargo Fire were called into assist because there are no fire hydrants in that area and tankers had to be brought in for water.
FARGO—Downtown Fargo hosted a music legend on Thursday. The owner of BernBaum's restaurant snapped photo and posted it on Facebook Thursday when Tony Bennett popped in for lunch. Bennett was in town for a performance at Bluestem Amphitheater Thursday night. The owner says right before Bennett came in someone had asked if there had been any celebrity sightings. He says right after that Bennett walked in the door causing him to do a double take, but instead of ordering food he used the facilities.
HECTOR, Minn.—Five people from Hitterdal, including children, are hurt after their van was hit by a semi Sunday morning. The Minnesota State Patrol says 31-year-old Chelsea Anderson was heading north in Hector when she stopped at an intersection. She then drove through the intersection and was hit on the passenger side by a semi. Anderson, along with 36-year-old Adam Anderson and three children ages 3, 6 and 7, were hurt and taken to the hospital, but they're expected to be OK.
ULEN, Minn.—Alcohol was involved in what's described as a serious ATV and dirt bike crash. The Clay County Sheriff's Department says it happened Saturday night near Ulen. They say it's unknown how the 55 and 33-year-old men crashed. At least one had to be airlifted and both were hurt.
FARGO — Living a longer, better life. That's the focus of "Engage," a retreat for those affected by cancer put on by Sanford Health. Three hundred people filled NDSU's Sanford Health Athletic Complex on Thursday night. Some have cancer, some are family, friends or caregivers. Our own Kevin Wallevand was a co-moderator of the event along with Dr. Shelby Terstriep. The retreat focused on "Blue Zones"—areas of the world where people live longer and better.