SOUTH FARGO -- Authorities are on the scene of a house fire in south Fargo. The fire happened at 821 21st S. That's a few blocks northwest of Carl Ben Eileson Middle School.
WEST FARGO, N.D. — A bike race is raising money to change the lives of area families. Lake Agassiz Habitat for Humanity's 15th annual stationary bike race is a way to raise money and awareness for simple, decent, affordable housing in the metro. Teams of six raise money, dress in unique uniforms, and pedal away in the "Tour de Habitat" at Cyclebar in West Fargo. The non-profit has built 52 homes since 1991.
FARGO, N.D. — More than 60 4th graders from Washington Elementary school learned something you won't find in many school books. The students took part in a "Pay it Forward" service learning fair. The 4th graders created dog toys for an animal rescue group, stuffed dolls for children who've experienced trauma, and recycled T-shirt bags and cards for families who might not have enough money for birthday celebrations. Those involved hope this will create a lasting impression.
VALLEY CITY, N.D.—Valley City is the latest school in our region to be hit with an online threat. This, comes after four schools across North Dakota in our area received threats since the school shooting in Florida. Valley city makes the total, now five. School officials said they learned about this threat sent via snapchat. It reads: "shooting up valley high school school Monday, 2nd period." The screen shot started circulating the web this weekend.
METRO -- Police are responding to two separate reports of shots fired Friday night. The calls came in around 8:30 p.m., one report came from 1400 block of 3rd Street South, Fargo, while the other came in from the 1000 block of 2nd Street North, Moorhead. Red River Dispatch confirmed these locations. It is unknown at this time if the calls were related.
HAWLEY, Minn. -- Fire crews are currently battling a blaze in rural Hawley. Dispatchers confirmed the structure fire on the 1700 block of 43rd Avenue North was called in shortly after 9 p.m. Thursday. We are working to get more information about the extent of the damage and have a crew on the way to the scene . Stay with WDAY for the latest updates on this breaking story.
FARGO—For a lot of people at the Bison basketball game tonight, the score of the game really didn't matter. The Bison men showed their support for Landon Solberg, a 10-year-old battling brain cancer, with Landon's Light t-shirts. He's a neighbor of head coach Dave Richman. He said the team is doing it to draw awareness to the battle Landon is in, and just how tough he is. Coach Richman said Landon has done more for the Bison, than they've done for him. We wish Landon, and his family, the best.
FARGO— Fargo Police say a man with a rifle tried to rob the Tesoro off of 32nd Avenue in South Fargo. 18-year-old John Holeton walked in, wearing a mask, and carrying a long rifle on Sunday night around 8:30 p.m. The Fargo Police Department says Holeton was stopped by a customer, who waited for the man with a gun to come into the Tesoro. Once Holeton walked through the doors, the customer confronted the suspect and managed to take the gun away from him. He then fled on foot.
WALSH COUNTY, N.D.—The Walsh County Sheriff's Office is mourning the loss of one of their deputies tonight. According to printed Obituaries, 48-year-old Darren Vold from Park River passed away this Thursday. Vold first worked for the Park River Police Department and later transitioned into the Walsh County Sheriff's Office. The obituary says his passion was family and he enjoyed hunting and fishing. The Walsh County Sheriff's Office has put this photo on facebook in his honor.
FARGO—This weekend, marked a tragic anniversary for Fargo. It's been two years since Officer Jason Moszer was killed in the line of duty. Moszer was shot in the line of duty during a standoff. The Fargo Police Department was responding to a domestic call, and the suspect inside of the home shot Moszer from a second story window. Members of the Fargo Police department held a short flag lowering ceremony on Friday in remembrance of Officer Moszer. Moszer was tragically in a police-involved standoff in North Fargo in 2016.