FARGO, N.D.—Tickets to President Donald Trump's rally Wednesday did not guarantee a spot in Scheels Arena. So, people started lining up early to make sure they got in. Many waited outside all day, some overnight. About 40 people were in line by 7:00 a.m., 12 hours before the President was scheduled to speak. Many brought chairs and coolers full of snacks, planning to make a day out of it. Aaron Warner of Fargo said as soon as he found out the President was coming, he knew he had to bring his family.
METRO—Police are looking for two wanted fugitives are a chase left multiple officers hurt. A release form the U.S. Marshals office says they were trying to make an arrest in North Moorhead, Monday afternoon, when the chase started, That's when 36-year-old Jesse Byzewski and 42-year-old Laura Lorsung, who are both wanted by authorities took off in a vehicle, hitting one officer and injuring multiple others. The pair crashed through fences, and yards and are still on the loose.
WEST FARGO N.D. -- The Sheyenne Baseball coach and Cheney Middle School Teacher on paid leave will remain with the West Fargo School district following an investigation. WDAY first brought you the story of Joel Swanson last month. The middle school alternative teacher who was placed on leave after an "incident" in his classroom in April.
MOORHEAD -- Emergency crews were called out to a garage fire near the Village Green golf course Wednesday afternoon. The call came in for a reported structure fire just before 3 p.m. on the 2900 block of 29th Avenue Circle South. WDAY has a crew on the scene, but they are being kept at a distance for safety reasons. We're working to get more information, but early pictures show extensive damage to the home. Stay with WDAY for the latest on this developing story.
FARGO N.D. -- WDAY has confirmed that the dangerous killer who walked away from a transitional facility has been arrested. Fargo police say Sean Schroeder was caught just before 7 p.m. Friday. WDAY talked to Fargo police who say he was spotted running along the Red River. Schroeder walked away from Centre Inc., a transitional facility, on Wednesday after a judge sent him there for psych evaluation.
FARGO N.D.—We have a developing story for you, our WDAY family is growing! WDAY Anchor Amy Unrau is expecting a baby! She's about 4 months along, and is due in November. Amy and her husband, Jody, couldn't be happier to share this news! And if all goes as planned, in a few weeks WDAY be showing you some of the milestones they've had on this baby journey.
GRAND FORKS N.D.—Officials in greater Grand Forks have a warning for you. A pool of mosquitoes tested positive for the West Nile Virus Wednesday, June 13. They now want you to take extra measures to protect yourself from mosquito bites. The Health Department recommends the following protective measures... • Use insect repellent that contains DEET. • Limit outdoor activities between dusk and dawn when mosquitoes are most active. • Wear pants and long-sleeved shirts when possible.
WDAY was all over the metro covering the latest in North Dakota primary election results. Here is our 10 pm newscast covering some of the top races. For full election results, visit the North Dakota Secretary of State website by clicking here .
ST. PAUL (KSTP) --A raccoon climbing a skyscraper in downtown St. Paul has captured the internet's attention Tuesday. The raccoon scaled the UBS Financial Services building on Cedar Street before taking a break to rest on a windowsill. By Tuesday afternoon, it had stopped on a ledge more than 20 stories high.
MOORHEAD -- Investigators are looking for what caused a fire at home in north Moorhead Monday evening. Firefighters were called out to a home just north of the Edgewood Golf Course just after 6 p.m. for the reported structure fire. Officials say crews found flames in the basement when they got on scene. The family was not home at the time, and the fire was knocked down in about 15 minutes. The home suffered significant smoke damage, but investigators are not putting a dollar amount on it at this time.