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Welcome to your news update.

MAN CRASHES INTO UTILITY POLE, KNOCKS OUT POWER FOR MORE THAN 200 PEOPLE

Power had to be restored for more than 200 people, and a man is facing charges for causing it all.

The crash happened just after 9:30 last night in the 1300 block of 10th Street North in Fargo near N.D.S.U.'s campus. 30-year-old Mark Reinhart of Fargo was driving at high speeds, lost control of his vehicle, and hit a powerline pole. Reinhart ran away after the crash, but was caught about a block away and arrested by police. He is being charged with suspicion of D.U.I. XCEL Energy worked through the night and was able to restore power around 5:30 this morning.

OFFICER-INVOLVED SHOOTING IN MANDAN

The B.C.I. is now taking over the investigation into an officer-involved shooting in Mandan.

WDAY News has learned a Mandan police officer is on paid administrative leave this morning. The department says the shooting happened just after 3:00 yesterday afternoon, near Dan's Supermarket and Center, Inc. The suspect was taken to the hospital for treatment. We are working to find out what condition that person is in. The officer wasn't hurt.

WATER TOWER ENTERED IN NATIONAL COMPETITION

A Moorhead water tower near Woodlawn Park is in the running for a top national honor.

The recently-redesigned tower currently sits at third place in a national competition. It's one of the top vote-getters in a competition involving hundreds of other towers. Voters can pick their favorite tanks through the end of next week. The top 11 finishers will then advance to the next round, where a panel will judge them. You can find a link to vote for the tower on our website.

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