Tuesday News Update (8/01)
Welcome to your news update.
A man is waking up in the Grand Forks jail, accused of shooting into a crowded store, hitting one person.
24-year-old Jody Bergland, Junior of Grand Forks faces attempted murder and reckless endangerment charges.
Police responded to Valley Dairy on 24th Avenue and Columbia Street at about 2:45 Monday afternoon after a man opened fire with several customers inside.
One man was shot in the arm.
Witnesses say the gunman fled in a black pickup.
Authorities found the truck at an apartment complex a few blocks away, and Bergland was in the building.
The victim was brought to Altru Hospital and is expected to survive.
Police say they don't believe the victim and the alleged shooter knew each other.
New traffic laws go into effect today.
Fines will go up for drivers in Minnesota who pass school buses with an extended stop arm.
Right now, the ticket is $300.
It's jumping to $500.
It applies to cars approaching from the back or opposite direction on undivided roads.
The camp grounds for the largest music and camping festival in the nation open Tuesday.
However, people have been lined up to get in since Sunday.
Campers and cars are parked all along Highway 59 to get the best spots on the grounds.
The main performers don't take the stage until Thursday, however, smaller concerts are held every day.
If you're heading to WE Fest or just driving through Detroit Lakes, expect some major construction delays.
Many parts of Highway 10 from the Walmart to Highway 59 are down to one lane.
The bridge near the interchange is getting replaced.
Construction is also affecting traffic downtown.
Authorities urge people to have extra patience and understand they will eventually make it to WE Fest.
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