WDAY / WDAZ Staff
Welcome to your news update. HOUSE EXPLOSION INJURES TWO IN STUTSMAN CO. Two people are injured after a house explosion in Stutsman County.
FARGO—In celebration of Earth Day pints at Wild Terra Cider Bar will help the planet. For every pint purchased until 8:00 Sunday night the bar will sponsor a tree being planted. Unglued hosted a free craft workshop using recycled goods upstairs. Staff at the cider bar cleaned up by the river Sunday morning. They say it's a part of their every day efforts to be environmentally conscious.
FARGO/MOORHEAD—Music-enthusiasts were drawn to the Metro for Record Store Day. The day was created to celebrate independent record stores. Dozens lined up in the early morning hours to snag special vinyl releases. Store like Mother's and Vinyl Giant also have live music and specials throughout the day. Owners say this may be the largest turnout they've seen for Record Store Day Out. "As a record store owner it's pretty cool to see as CD sales decline, record sales increasing," said Brady Bredell, Owner of Mother's.
FARGO—People are enjoying the warm spring by grocery shopping outside. Saturday afternoon, the Red River Market debuted it's "Spring Market." About 25 vendors set up at the Prairie Roots Food Co-op parking lot along NP Avenue. More than 100 people stopped by the market. Organizers say they're using today to preview their summer market, which starts this July.
FARGO—You can help hospitalized children by going out for dinner this Monday. NDSU Fraternity Sigma Alpha Epsilon is getting ready for their 4th annual "Grilled Cheese with S.A.E." They're using the simple sandwich recipe coupled with tomato soup to raise money for the Sanford Children's Miracle Network. Students say they the event raised about $2,000 dollars in 2017. They're goal this year is $5,000 and they've already broken last year's record.
FARGO—A collaboration between Minn Kota and AARP is aiming to help protect your identity. 'Operation Stop Scamming' lets the public bring in personal documents to be destroyed for free. Shredding trucks were at West Acres Saturday morning where anyone could bring in documents. Organizers estimate hundreds of cars came through. The timing added importance with tax season just finishing up.
GLYNDON—Half of a barn is destroyed after it lit up in flames. The barn that is located in Glyndon is not far from the High School. The Glyndon Fire Department says it first started as a grassfire, then spread to the barn. It took crews almost two hours to put out the flames. Luckily, no animals were inside and no one was hurt. No word yet on what caused the fire.
FARGO—Highway patrol officials say a chase ended near the new Sanford hospital in Fargo. A witness sent us pictures showing at least five officers stopping a car along 23rd Avenue South. We're told the pursuit began on Highway 18 about seven miles south of Casselton. The chase went into the eastbound lanes of I-94 reaching speeds of more than 100 miles per hour. Troopers tried using spike strips twice. They eventually stopped and arrested 21-year-old Joshua Wolters of Enderlin by the hospital for fleeing and driving under the influence.
Welcome to your news update. FIRE PUTS THREE WEST FARGO FAMILIES OUT OF THEIR HOMES Three families are not sleeping at home this morning, after their houses caught fire yesterday.