WDAY / WDAZ Staff
COGSWELL, N.D. (WDAY/WDAZ) - A 57-year-old man nearly drowned Sunday night while swimming with friends northwest of Cogswell, North Dakota and authorities believe a medical condition may have been a factor in the incident. William VanderVoort was swimming in the Kraft Slough, which is 10 miles northwest of Cogswell.
ADA, Minn. – A 21-year-old accused of driving drunk and killing a teen in a fiery crash was sentenced to more than four years in prison Monday, June 19, in Norman County District Court. Ethan Stensgard of Enderlin, N.D., received a 51-month sentence, at least 34 months of which he’ll spend behind bars.
Fargo, N.D. (WDAY/WDAZ-TV)--An elderly man was taken to the hospital after he crashed his truck in a drainage ditch in Fargo. Authorities got the call around 3 Monday morning close to the Villa Maria nursing home on S. University Dr.. The man was taken to the hospital, but is expected to be ok. No citation was given.
Richland County, N.D. (WDAY/WDAZ-TV)--Three cars were totalled after one car set off a domino effect, sending two people to the hospital. The Richland County Sheriff's department says it started around the intersection behind Walmart in Wahpeton. A car driven by 19-year-old Zayne Bagwell was heading west when he didn't stop at a stop sign, hitting a pickup heading north. That truck, driven by 41-year-old Justin Bohn, then smashed into the SUV in front of it. The SUV was driven by 18-year-old Hannah Dahm and had three young women inside.
FARGO – A 20-year-old man was arrested Thursday, May 4, after he allegedly threw a rock through a business window and was caught inside. Fargo police were called at about 2:30 a.m. to the 1200 block of Page Drive by the Wendy's and Maytag Laundry on 13th Avenue South. Authorities set up a perimeter and brought in a police K9. They eventually arrested Will Bollum in a stairwell.
GLYNDON - A truck carrying liquid fertilizer overturned Thursday morning, May 4, on Highway 336 in Clay County near Highway 10. No one was hurt in the crash, though liquid fertilizer was leaking onto the road shortly after the crash, which happened about 8 a.m. A spokesman for the Glyndon fire department said there was no threat to public safety. The Minnesota's state patrol is investigating.
Cass County, Minn. (WDAY/WDAZ-TV)--A woman from Bena, Minn. ran off the road, hit 2 signs and tree before being taken to the hospital. Authorities believe alcohol was involved. Minnesota State Patrol says the crash happened on Hwy. 200 around milepost 130 just after midnight on Thursday, May 4. 30-year-old Shelly Hanson was originally taken to a Park Rapids hospital, then taken to a Fargo hospital. She's expected to be ok.
Fargo, N.D. (WDAY/WDAZ-TV)--Nearly a dozen people woke up in a south Fargo neighborhood to find their tires slashed. Fargo police say it happened around 2 Wednesday morning in the Woodhaven neighborhood south of 44th Ave. S.. Authorities don't have any suspects at this point. Anyone who saw anything in the area or has any information is urged to contact police.
West Fargo, N.D. (WDAY/WDAZ-TV)--A car went up in flames near a West Fargo apartment building and burned part of the car sitting next to it. The West Fargo fire department says it happened Tuesday morning around 4 at 330 Veteran's Blvd just off I-29. When crews arrived, the car was fully engulfed. It was eventually put out and no one was hurt. The fire remains under investigation.
Grand Forks, N.D. (WDAY/WDAZ-TV)--It was a scary situation for some in Grand Forks when a man with a knife was walking around, threatening people. Authorities say 23-year-old Asaiah Scott of Grand Forks was fighting with people, then threatened them near Central High School around 8 Monday night. Eventually police were called and Asaiah threatened officers and started fighting with them. Police used pepper spray and Asaiah eventually dropped the knife. He's being for terrorizing and simple assault in the Grand Forks Jail.