Year in review- July through SeptemberFargo, ND (WDAY TV) – Deadly crash: Days after a one-vehicle rollover killed a 19-year-old Hawley teen, Michael Livdahl's father spoke out about his son's issues with addiction and depression. He wanted others to learn from his son and get help before it's too late.
By: Rebecca Lebak, WDAY
Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) – Deadly crash: Days after a one-vehicle rollover killed a 19-year-old Hawley teen, Michael Livdahl's father spoke out about his son's issues with addiction and depression. He wanted others to learn from his son and get help before it's too late.
Heat wave: July was a hot and sticky month making it a busy time for paramedics responding to heat calls. The warmer weather happened to be the same week as the downtown street fair in Fargo.
Deadly fire: Early morning flames engulfed a Hawley home, trapping a young girl inside. The massive fire destroyed the structure, killing 15-year-old Rylie Efterfield. Friends say the young teen was full of energy, was always outdoors and liked volleyball.
Seized dogs: And after weeks of battling for his dogs, 51-year-old Darcy Smith, the owner of the nearly 200 dogs seized from Wheatland, didn't show up to court; giving up his legal rights to the dogs and their offspring.
Gay marriage: August started off with 18 same sex couples wasted no time tying the knot at a special midnight ceremony at the Clay County Courthouse.
Support for Bolstad: There was a large amount of support for Lexi Bolstad, a Davies High School senior, following her brain surgery after she fell off a GEM car. This would be the start of a long battle of recovery.
Body found: About 25 hours after Anthony Kuznia went missing from his East Grand Forks home, authorities pulled his body from the Red River. More than 400 volunteers showed up to help search for the 11-year-old with autism.
License reinstated: After more than a year of suspension, The North Dakota State Board of Medical Examiners reinstated Dr. Jon Norberg's license. Norberg's wife testified he injected her with propofol, then had raped her while she was unconscious.
Hot schools: August ended on a hot note with many schools having to cancel classes because there was no air conditioning. Temperatures in classrooms were between 85 and 90 degrees.
Taylor Swift concert: Thousands of teenage girls sang their hearts out at the Taylor Swift Concert in Fargo. Tickets for the concert had been sold out for months.
College GameDay: More than 2 million people found out about NDSU football as College GameDay came to Fargo. Phil Hanson was the guest picker for the day.