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BISMARCK—You may need to keep an eye out for buckling pavement on the roads, which happens when there's a swing in temperatures. A stretch of road in Bismarck on State Street shows you just what could happen. In between Spaulding and Divide Avenues, there's a large crack crossing the southbound lanes. They have the right lane currently blocked off so be careful if you're traveling in that area.
MANVEL—Electrical crews are working to restore power Monday evening after a witness says a tractor took down power lines in Manvel, North Dakota, which is North of Grand Forks. WDAY has learned the tractor was driving through town, hauling a cultivator, but couldn't clear the lines. Neighbors say it blew a transformer and many houses are without power. Otter Tail Electric has been on scene since 6:00 Monday evening.
NEW YORK MILLS—We're learning more about a story brought to you last week . Our team is still working to confirm the identity of human remains found in New York Mills. A video was taken of where the bones were discovered last weekend. Another media outlet is saying they belong to a person who hasn't been seen since 2016.
FARGO—Anyone who usually drives through 13th Avenue should expect some delays on Tuesday. In the morning construction starts on the south side of the 13th Avenue and 48th Street intersection. Drivers will be stuck with one lane for at least four days while crews install a new water main and storm sewer. They expect to be done by Friday as long as the weather behaves.
FARGO -- Our nation's heroes were honored Monday in Fargo at a touching ceremony. Hundreds looked on as our nation's flag was marched through Riverside Cemetery. This was followed by a ceremony reflecting on the sacrifices so many have made. A band played in between speakers- who shared messages of gratitude and remembrance. "The whole world should stop and honor America's Fallen on Memorial Day. Not as a gesture endorsing any nation or political group, but in honor of the brave men and women who gave their lives," said Barb Danielson, FW Post 762 Fargo Auxiliary.
GRAND FORKS—A busy street in Grand Forks could soon close as crews repair an aging rail crossing. Crews are set to start work on the crossing at North Third Street in Downtown Grand Forks next month. A BNSF spokesperson tells WDAY and WDAZ they will install new track panels and concrete surfaces. It's a project that will require them to close the street for about a day. BNSF plans to notify the city in advance of the closure. Train and car traffic is expected to be re-routed from the area.
Welcome to your news update. SUSPECT IN REPORTED STABBING STILL ON THE LOOSE WDAY and WDAZ are following up with Fargo police this morning after we learned a suspect in a reporterd stabbing is still on the loose.
Barnesville, MN-- One person is hurt after a rollover crash that happened five miles west of Barnesville on Interstate 94 just after midnight on Monday. Minnesota State Patrol say 23-year-old Amanda Olfert of Hayter, Alberta, Canada was driving west on Interstate 94 near mile marker 17 when her vehicle left the road, hit the median and rolled over.
FARGO—Sunday starts the next chapter for seniors at Oak Grove Lutheran in Fargo, where 39 students graduated at the Scheels Center for Performing Arts. The graduating class has four valedictorians and a handful of others who came close to those marks. Class speakers took a look back on the past four years while looking forward to their futures. "It's amazing to know that in a couple of hours we're all just going to be moving on with our lives and trying to achieve our own goals for the future," said Gurty Johal, Oak Grove Co-Valedictorian.
FARGO—The pinball community is growing here in the metro with an international tournament. Sunday afternoon the Fargo Pinball club went head-to-head with a Manitoba league in a "border battle." The club opened in 2015, but this is the first time they've welcomed pinball wizards north of the border. About 20 people are playing between the two teams and the club with the highest collective score gets this shiny trophy. Pinball players say they're a fun group of people, but it can get intense during competitions.