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ADA, MINN. -- A home is destroyed and another damaged, after a fire in Ada on Sunday, May 20th. The fire started in a garage at a house at 505 Clover Lane. When fire crews arrived, the fire spread to a van outside, then to the nearby home. Firefighters from Borup, Twin Valley, Halstad, and Hendrum Fire Departments all responded. It took crews 45 minutes to contain the flames. No one was injured. The occupants of both homes were displaced and were assisted by Red Cross. No word on the cost of damages.
WEST FARGO -- Some more road closures in our area as a construction project for Cass highway 38 is set to begin on Monday, May 14th. The project will start on Monday and will keep Highway 38 closed until August 31st or when they finish it. The closure will be between Cass County Highway 6 and I-94. An alternate route is 142nd Ave SE, via I-94 exit 317. For a list of detours, head to www.casscountynd.gov
NEW TOWN, ND -- Three Affiliated Tribes is asking the public for help finding a missing police dog. They say the dog was last seen on Wednesday, May 9th in the Thunder Butte housing area. The dog, Canine Tigris, was wearing a metal chocke chain collar. He is a belgian malinois that's 3 1/2 years old. Anyone with information should call 701-627-3617. There is a reward available.
MANDAN -- A vehicle is a total loss after it caught fire on I-94, near Mandan on Friday, May 11th at 7:14 p.m. According to a report by the North Dakota Highway Patrol, 21-year-old Trevor Susla was driving east on I-94 when he noticed flames coming from his 2008 Nissan's center console near his cellphone charger. Susla pulled over and got out safely. New Salem Fire Department responded and was able to put out the fire. Eastbound I-94 was briefly closed. The incident is still under investigation.
GRAND FORKS -- A vehicle caught fire on I-29 near Grand Forks on Saturday, May 12th. According to a release by the North Dakota Highway Patrol, 23-year-old Jillian Skjordal of Cavalier was driving south on I-29 when she had to pull over after a mechanical issue. After the car pulled over it caught fire and burned, also burning part of the ditch. Skjordal and her passenger were unharmed. Traffic in the right-lane was temporarily closed to allow crews to work.
FARGO -- A man is in custody after calls for shots fired in a south Fargo on Sunday, May 6th. Dispatch got the call the of a female screaming and what sounded like shots fired in an apartment just south of Scheels. Once on scene, police detained a man and after an investigation he was arrested for agravated domestic assault. Police weren't able to confirm shots were ever fired. The male was arrested and booked in Cass County Jail.
CASS COUNTY, ND -- Two men who were looking for a fishing spot along the Wild Rice river now have to fish out their car after it rolled into the water on Sunday, May 6th. The owners of the car had forgot to put the emergency parking brake on and that's when the car had slid into the water and was sucked up under the bridge. Authorites were called out just after 12 p.m. to Wild Rice river in rural Cass County by Kindred. Crews are now working to tow the car out from the water.
FARGO -- A garage caught fire in Fargo on Sunday morning after a bonfire wasn't properly put out the night before. Crews responded to 1920 Dakota Drive after there were reports of smoke and flames coming from a garage. When crews arrived they were able to put out the fire. Initial investigation shows that the fire started after a bonfire from the night before wasn't properly put out and spread to the grass, a bicycle and then to the garage. WDAY will update the story once we learn more.
DEVIlS LAKE, ND -- A Devil's Lake man is facing DUI charges after crashing a vehicle on Saturday, May 5th at 2:15 a.m. According to a release by the North Dakota Highway Patrol, 33-year-old Donray Guy was driving north on Highway 20 when his car left the roadway and into the east ditch. Guy sustained minor injuries but wasn't taken to a hospital. Passenger 40-year-old William Foote of Devil's Lake was tkaen to St. Alexius Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Guy is being charged with DUI and driving under suspension.
ECKLES TOWNSHIP, MINN -- Two people are in the hospital after a vehicle crash in Beltrami County on Saturday, May 5th at 7:51 p.m. According to a report by Minnesota State Patrol, a Toyota Tundra was driving east on HWY 89 at Grange Road when it failed to yield at a stop sign, colliding with a Chevy Malibu. The Malibu was driven by 45-year-old Harvey Jordan of Red Lake with passenger 36-year-old Ronald Kingbird of Redby. They were both taken to a Bemidji hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.