WDAY / WDAZ Staff
Welcome to your news update. SCHOOL CANCELS CLASSES AFTER SECOND SHOOTING THREAT A North Dakota School has cancelled classes today after receiving a threat for the second day in a row. Turtle Mountain Community Schools in Belcourt dismissed students yesterday after spending several hours on lockdown. Law enforcement detained two students. It was the second straight day the school has dealt with this. A student talking about a gun prompted a two-hour delay Wednesday. School will resume on Monday.
Welcome to your news update. EXTRA SECURITY AFTER "HOAX" THREAT AT SHEYENNE HIGH SCHOOL Students heading to Sheyenne High School in West Fargo this morning will notice extra police patrols around the building after a threatening social media post that the district says is a hoax.
West Fargo-- Students heading to Sheyenne High School in West Fargo will notice extra police patrols around the building on Thursday after a threatening social media post that the district says is a hoax. Parents of students at the school got this message late Wednesday night: Earlier this evening, students alerted school administration regarding the threat of a school shooting at SHS.
Playa del Carmen, Mexico-- A North Dakota family on vacation in Mexico had to be taken to a hospital after a ferry exploded. It happened Wednesday in Playa del Carmen, Mexico. The explosion injured at least 25 people. Among the involved was Rebecca Lahlum and her 14-year-old John from Valley City, North Dakota. The family was waiting to board a ferry to Cozumel when another ferry next to them exploded. Rebecca said, "As a Mom, my first instinct is to make sure my kids are okay. But after that we were able to help out a few others that had more serious injuries."
Welcome to your news update. WELL-KNOWN VETERINARIAN DIES ON WEST BATTLE LAKE Authorities in Otter tail County are investigating the death of a well-known Perham Veterinarian after he was found unconscious on the ice on West Battle Lake over the weekend.
Welcome to your news update. SEVERAL GUN BILLS TO BE CONSIDERED DURING MINNESOTA LEGISLATIVE SESSION The Minnesota legislative session begins today and lawmakers will be considering five gun bills.
Welcome to your news update. CREWS STILL WORKING TO CLEAN-UP AFTER DEISEL FIRE Crews are still working on cleaning up 1,200 barrels of oil after a massive tank caught fire in West Fargo.
Grand Forks-- A man was is in custody Monday morning after firing multiple shots inside a Grand Forks home. 26-year-old Salvador Henandez was arrested outside a home on the 1100 block of North 55th Street. Police responded after getting calls about gunshots around 6:30 p.m. on Sunday. Officers say no one was injured, the firearm was recovered, and there is no threat to the public. Hernandez is being held in the Grand Forks County Correctional Center.
NORTH DAKOTA—Drivers in North Dakota are rejoicing after a recent dip in gas prices. The website gasbuddy.com says North Dakota's average gas price on February 11th was $2.64 per gallon. Grand Forks went down to $2.59 and Fargo went as low as $2.47. This drop in prices has people traveling even with the cold weather. "Sunday afternoon we're normally a little bit slower but it's been very very busy today I see a lot of new faces and I hear a lot of people that are traveling so I think it's getting people out a lot more," said Jenelle Thompson, Grand Forks.
FARGO—Fitness junkies joined together for the first Granite Games Throwdown the area has seen. CrossFit Fargo hosted the functional fitness competition for hundreds of people from across the region. It's geared towards beginner competitors and people who enjoy working out. 60 teams of men and women compete in rounds of events like box jumps, jump roping and chin-ups This competition is designed for athletes to challenge themselves, test their limits and also have a little fun.