FARGO—The 5th Annual Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Vigil and Walk starts in less than an hour.. Hundreds will be walking for this event. Stay tuned as we cover the event throughout the evening.
CANCUN, MEXICO—How's this for a job: Relaxing, exploring, and staying in luxury resorts in Cancun for six months, and getting paid $60,000 to do it. It sounds like a dream, but it could be your reality. The vacation destination is looking for a CEO that is a "Cancun Experience Officer." According to the CEO search website, they're looking for an ambassador to showcase the warmth, wonder and essence of Cancun. You'll have to research, capture, record and represent the destination during your stay.
FERGUS FALLS, Minn—A big business loss for Fergus Falls. Multiple sources are confirming the Target in Fergus is closing in February. The store's managers say employees were told about the closing today. Thousands of people have already signed online petitions on change.org to try to keep the store open.
MAHNOMEN COUNTY, Minn.—Authorities in Mahnomen County are investigating the death of a 33-year-old man, who tried to walk out of the woods. The sheriff's department says the vehicle of Corey Bush Sr. and his father-in-law got stuck on a trail. Bush walked to get help while the father-in-law stayed in the truck. Bush never returned. An autopsy is being done. Authorities think the cause could be hypothermia.
FARGO—WDAY is welcoming a new general manager. Josh Rohrer takes over the position, after spending nearly 15 years with Forum Communications in different roles. Most recently, he served as our sales manager. He says he appreciates and looks forward to serving the diverse needs of our viewers and listeners while guiding a station with a proud broadcasting tradition.
HORACE, N.D.—Some are shocked after surveillance video shows someone dressed as a KKK member, walking into the Wild Rice Bar over the weekend. This video shows a robed person getting off of a party bus just before 10 on Saturday. The person enters the bar, before one patron tries taking their mask off and one poses for a picture. The bar's owner says the staff would not serve the Klansman, and does not condone anything the KKK stands for.
FARGO—One person is seriously injured after a crash on an interstate in South Fargo Thursday night. Just after 9:00 p.m. a semi merged into another semi at the I-29-I-94 interchange. The crash caused caused a serious head injury in one driver, the other driver is not injured. A nurse who witnessed the crashed stopped to help. She says injured man was conscious and breathing when taken to the hospital.
FARGO—What started as a call to police about a car that hit a house ended with a man in handcuffs. The collision on the 1100 block of 5th Ave. S., near Agassiz School, was called in to police around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 24. After a search of the area, police arrested 27-year-old David Boucha III for DUI. Boucha has no permanent address and is currently in custody at the Cass County Jail. Police were unable to determine how much damage was made to the house.
MINOT N.D.—The Vice President is expected to visit the Minot Air Force Base on Friday. Reasons for the visit are expected to be released Wednesday. It comes at a time when tensions between the U.S. and North Korea are high over North Korea's growing nuclear arsenal. The Minot base is the country's only dual-wing, nuclear-capable installation. Several other high ranking military personnel have visited the base in recent weeks. Pence's visit comes a little over a month after President Donald Trump visited Bismarck to outline a tax reform plan.
FARGO—A car backed into St. Anthony's Catholic Church, severely damaging the church. The car was hardly damaged, and no one was injured. First responders told our crew on scene that the man simply didn't see the church when he was backing up. St. Anthony's is on 8th Avenue and 10th Street South.