FARGO N.D.—Cass County Electric Cooperative is reporting a power outage between 13th Ave S, I-94 and west of 9th St E. Its estimated that nearly 300 customers are out of power. CCEC says crews are working to restore power as quickly as possible. Stay with WDAY as we continue to update this story.
FARGO N.D. -- All the Fargo Park District's pools are now open for business. That includes the pools at Island Park, Davies, Madison, Northside Rec, and Southwest Rec. Four of the pools have open swim from 1 to 5 every day - weather permitting. Island Park Pool, meanwhile, is open from 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm. One day admission costs between $2.25 and $3.25 for kids. It's $3.50 to $4.50 for adults. For more information, click here .
Minnesota's Attorney General Lori Swanson and the state's Board of Pharmacy filed a lawsuit Wednesday, May 30, against a company for pushing doctors to prescribe a powerful opioid to patients who didn't need it. WDAY learned Swanson's office continues to investigate Insys Therapeutics, Inc. It's a drug company based in Arizona. The company encouraged sales reps to find doctors in Minnesota who would frequently prescribe the drug called Subsys. They'd then pay them "speaking fees" to get around bribery rules.
FARGO - A faulty smoke alarm is to blame for a brief passenger and staff evacuation at Hector International Airport in Fargo Thursday morning, May 24. A security employee told WDAY-TV that the alarm malfunctioned late this morning and the situation is now resolved.
A four second audio clip is making people say, laurel, or yanny? The viral clip is a robotic voice saying a single word. Some people say they hear 'Yanny.' Others say they hear 'Laurel.' Chrissy Teigen says she heard Laurel, so did Ellen Degeneres. The clip was first posted to Reddit by user 'RolandCamry.' But only when it was shared to twitter by @choeCouture did it really start the internet on fire. ABC news reached out the the Reddit user, but did not get a response. What do you hear?
(WDAY)—Fire crews in New York Mills are checking for hot spots after a wildfire started in tall grass. It happened on County Highway 137 North and U.S. 10. Authorities had to call out a helicopter to help put out the flames. New York Mills and Perham Fire responded and the DNR also deployed a team. There's no word on how much area was burned, or what caused the flames. --- Crews have also responded to a grassfire in Wilkin County, where the fire is believed to be just outside of Barnesville.
SOUTH FARGO N.D. -- We are getting reports of a possible stabbing in South Fargo. The call came in around 10:15 Friday night. Dispatch says it happened at 2525 15th Street South, that's near K-Mart on University Drive. It was called in as a disturbance A WDAY news crew on scene says the road has been blocked off, and there's a large police presence.
WILLISTON, N.D. — United Airlines is investigating a report that a flight attendant was drunk or stoned on a flight from Denver to Williston. A concerned passenger posted pictures of the airline employee on Twitter Thursday, May 3. Erika Gorman described the flight as "terrifying" in a tweet to United. She says she had to go to the cockpit to tell the pilot the attendant was out of control. She says during boarding, the attendant said quote: "If your seatbelt isn't tight — you f^*%ed up."
GRAND FORKS N.D. -- The three children and a mother who were found dead in a Grand Forks home died of a gunshot wound. Police are now identifying them at as 6-year-old Arianna Talmage, 10-year-old Aidan Talmage, 14-year-old Tyler Talmage and 35-year-old Astra Volk. Police say Volk is their biological mom. Authorities say a handgun was found at the scene.
FARGO, N.D. — The police department has a new addition to its staff. K9 Uno just joined the squad. He will be working closely with Officer Brad Cernik. They both just returned from a basic training K9 course to prepare him for duty. He is one of three K9s on staff for the Fargo Police Department.