WDAY / WDAZ Staff
FARGO – Salvation Army volunteers will soon be ringing bells at area stores to signal the start of the holiday season and the charity's fundraising campaign. Shawn Dobberstein, chairman of the 2017 Red Kettle Campaign, held a kickoff event Wednesday, Nov. 15, at West Acres mall.
FARGO-- A driver was arrested for driving under the influence after hitting a tree at just before 3 a.m. on Friday. The accident happened at the intersection of 14th Ave S and 34th St near the Cashwise Foods in Fargo. No one was injured in the crash and the name of the driver has not yet been released.
FARGO - A man was arrested for driving under the influence around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 1 after crashing his vehicle. Forty-five-year-old Loren Thompson was driving on 13th Ave. S. near Page Drive at when he went over a curb and hit a tree. No other vehicles were involved in the crash.
MOORHEAD – A Moorhead man was arrested on suspicion of third-degree DWI and careless driving after a rollover crash about 11 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 29, according to Moorhead police. A black 2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer struck a tree and was totaled in the crash that left the vehicle on its roof, police said.
FARGO, ND-- Construction crews will begin to shift traffic control so they can start work on the last intersection corner at 25th Street and 13th Avenue South. Roadway removals will begin on the 4th corner of the intersection, which is next to the apartment buildings, by Tuesday afternoon. For drivers, this means the open driving lanes on 25th Street S will be side-by-side on the east side of the roadway. Eastbound and westbound traffic moving through the intersection will remain side-by-side on the north side of 13th Avenue S.
TURTLE LAKE, MINNESOTA-- A Minnesota man is hurt after he rolled his vehicle near Turtle Lake on Monday afternoon at just after 4:15pm. 54-year old Kevin Gustafson was traveling northbound on Highway 38 when he headed into the left ditch. He over corrected causing his vehicle to rollover, which then came to a stop in the right ditch. Road conditions were wet at the time according to the accident report. Gustafson was wearing his seat belt at the time of the rollover. He was taken to St. Luke's Hospital where he was treated for non-life threating injuries.
MANKATO, MINN-- Several people were involved in a five vehicle crash that happened right after 7:15 Sunday night near Mankato. According to Highway Patrol, a semi-truck was traveling northbound on Highway 169 when a Deer ran out from the ditch and caused the driver to swerve, but the semi still ended up hitting the Deer. That caused 42-year old Stacy Myers of Shakopee, Minnesota to brake in the left lane in order to avoid the swearving semi-truck. She was rear ended by 29-year old Patrick Deck of Minneapolis, whose airbag deployed but neither of them were hurt.
NORTH DAKOTA—Petitioners are once again gathering signatures fighting to keep shops open on Sunday mornings. The North Dakota Open on Sundays group needs 13,000 signatures by July 19th. So until then, they're canvassing store fronts. Sunday afternoon, they petitioned at Walmart for three hours in hopes that they will reverse the Sunday Closing law prohibiting businesses from being open before noon on Sundays.
UPDATE: In a post to their Facebook page , Fargo Police said Tina Tong has been found and has returned home. ORIGINAL STORY: FARGO – The Fargo Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing child. Tina Tong is 11 years old, 5’4", skinny with black and blue crochet in her hair.
FARGO-- Fire crews responded to a call of a house fire at just before 10:45 Wednesday evening. It happened at 3062 24th Avenue South, which is just blocks away from the Fargo Baptist Church. Smoke was visible from outside of the home when fire crews arrived on the scene. The fire was found in one of the upstairs bedrooms and was put out before it could spread to any further. The Fargo Fire Department, Fargo Police, and FM Ambulance were all on the scene and assisted with the fire.