WDAY / WDAZ Staff
Polk County, MN-- The Polk County Sheriff's Office responded to a head on vehicle crash at just after 6pm on Tuesday in Keystone Township. According to deputies, 42-year-old Jeremy Burwell of Grand Forks and 21-year-old Brady Skallet of Thief River Falls hit each other at the intersection of County Road 20 and 110th St SW. Skallet was treated for minor injuries by an ambulance. Burwell was not hurt and was arrested for suspicion of DUI. The crash is still under investigation.
Welcome to your news update. WILLIAM HOEHN TRIAL: DAY 6 It's day six of William Hoehn's trial in the Savanna Greywind murder case, and it's expected to be a big one.
Welcome to your news update. FIRE DESTROYS GARAGE IN MAPLETON A garage is destroyed and a home damaged this morning after a fire in Mapleton overnight.
MAPLETON, N.D. - There were no injuries reported when a garage caught fire and spread to a house in Mapleton at 3591 166th and 1/4 Ave SE at just after 11pm on Sunday. According to the Cass County Sheriff's Department, when multiple fire crews arrived on scene they found a garage on fire which then spread to a home. There were people inside the home at the time of the fire, but everyone got out and no one was injured.
Grand Forks, ND-- Police are searching for a suspect after a gas station was robbed at just before 11pm on Sunday night. Grand Forks Police were notified of the robbery at the Orton's Cenex Gas Station in the 2000 block of South Washington St. near the Grand Cities Mall and the Grand Forks Public Library. The suspect is being described as a black male wearing a black t-shirt, light gray sweater, black jeans, black tennis shoes, and a black mask over the bottom of his face. He is 5'6" and has a slim build.
Welcome to your news update. TORNADOES CAUSE DAMAGE IN SEVERAL MINNESOTA TOWNS We got a little bit of rain in our region this morning, but not too far south in Minnesota, they're cleaning up damage from tornadoes.
Bemidji, MN-- The Bemidji Fire Department responded to a call of a house fire in the 400 block of 15th St NW at 3:05am on Friday. When crews arrived on scene they found fire coming from the home. Eleven Firefighters used 1 truck and 2 tenders to extinguish the fire quickly, which was in the bedroom. Crews were on scene for about an hour and a half. No one was hurt in the fire. It is currently being investigated by the Bemidji Fire Department and at this point appears to be accidental.
Welcome to your news update. FIRE CAUSES $150,000 IN DAMAGE TO FOOD PROCESSING PLANT A food processing plant in Grand Forks has hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of damage this morning, after it caught fire late last night.
Grand Forks, ND- A food processing plant had to be evacuated after a fire late Wednesday night. The Grand Forks Fire Department responded to a report of a fire alarm at just before 11pm at the Simplot Plant on Gateway Drive just east of I-29. WDAY News was the only news crew on scene. When fire crews arrived they found smoke and fire inside the building. All the workers in the building had already been evacuated. The fire was quickly contained and put out. Damages are estimated at $150,000 dollars to the building and the contents inside.
Welcome to your news update. OPENING STATEMENTS IN WILLIAM HOEHN TRIAL TODAY A jury is now in place and opening statements are slated to begin as the final suspect in the murder of Savanna Greywind stands trial.