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EAST GRAND FORKS, ND -- Crews are currently fighting a large fire in East Grand Forks. Crews were called out just before 3:30 p.m. on Thursday to Highway 220. The fire is contained to a quonset. WDAY News has a crew on scene, stay with us for updates.
GRAND FORKS -- A car and motorcycle collided in Grand Forks early Sunday, August 5th at 12:03 a.m. According to the Grand Forks Police Department, 19 year old Josh Human of Grand Forks was driving south on a Honda sports bike on South Washington St. when he turned into a Ford Mustang driven by 19 year old Jared Nygord of Grand Forks. Josh Human and his female passenger were thrown from the bike. Human sustained minor injuries and was taken to Altru, along with his passenger.
DEVILS LAKE -- A tractor truck is a total loss after the hay it was hauling caught fire on Friday, August 3rd. According to the North Dakota Highway Patrol, 70-year-old Michael Pribyl of Thief River Falls was driving west on Highway 2 at 6:45 p.m. when he noticed smoke coming from the hay load he was hauling. Pribyl pulled over and that's when the fire spread to the rest of the load and vehicle, causing severe damage. Traffic was diverted for about 3 hours. Nobody was injured.
PENNINGTON COUNTY, MINN. -- Two people are in the hospital after they were involved in a single-car roll over crash on Saturday, July 28th. According to the Pennington County Sheriff's Office, the crash happened at 4:13 p.m. at the intersection of Center St. E and 300th Ave NE in Thief River Falls. The two occupants of the vehicle were identified as Mark Urie and Alexa Jones. Urie was taken to Sanford in Thief River Falls and Jones was life flighted to Sanford in Fargo.
FARGO -- A car caught on fire on Friday on I-94 in Fargo at 9:25 p.m. According to the North Dakota Highway Patrol, the vehicle was driving east on I-94 when the two occupants heard a loud noise and then the land rover started on fire. They exited at 25th St S in Fargo at the shoulder of an offramp and were able to get out of the vehicle without injury. The exit ramp was closed for approximately 2 hours while emergency crews cleared the scene. A mechincal issues is believed to have caused the fire.
A 21-year-old man is in jail after he led police on a 4-county chase on his motorcycle with speeds reaching 147 mph on Sunday, July 22nd. According to the North Dakota Highway Patrol, Andrew Schroedermeier initially fled a trooper at 12:30 a.m. in Fargo when he was caught going 85 mph in a 55 mph zone on I29. Schroedermeier was going north into Argusville where police terminated that pursuit. Traill County deputies then found Schroedermeier north of Hillsboro going 105 mph.
MINNESOTA -- After more than 14 years of the same design, Minnesota driver's will finally be getting a new look for their driver's licenses. The design was unveiled on Monday, July 16th by the Minnesota Department of Public Safety. The new designs will start being issued on August 6th and will be in circulation for the next four years. Anyone with the old design does not need to get a new license unless their current card is expiring or need to change their address or name. The cost of a new drivers license won't change.
FARGO -- The Fargo Police Department is asking the public for help finding a missing teenager. Police say that 16-year-old Genevieve Ingadire was last seen on July 13th at about 4 p.m at a southwest Fargo address. Ingadire was last seen wearing a red hooded sweatshirt, black pants and black and white Nike Jordan shoes. If you have any information contact the Fargo Police Department at 701-235-4493.
VERGAS, MN -- A Moorhead woman had to be flown to the hospital after she was hurt by a boat propeller on Saturday, July 14, at 6:49 p.m. According to the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office, 19-year-old Claire Holland of Moorhead was on a pontoon with five other passengers at Loon Lake near Vergas. 19-year-old Grant Connelly of Moorhead, who was operating the pontoon, lost sight of Holland when she jumped out of the boat. Holland had swum around the rear of the pontoon and was then hit by a rotating propeller.
HALLOCK, MN -- Two people are without a home after a fire destroyed their house on Saturday, July 14th. According to the Hallock Fire Department, the fire was reported at 12:52 p.m. in rural Hallock. The fire reportedly started outside and spread to the houses attic. 6 fire departments responded to shuttle in water, as well as local farmers providing water. Responding fire departments shuttled in 30,000 gallons of water and farmers provided 10,000 gallons. The responding departments were Hallock, Kennedy, Lancaster, Carlstad, Pembina and Lake Brunson.