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MOORHEAD, Minn.—Police arrested three people and seized $10,000 worth of meth and heroin while making a raid in a quiet Moorhead neighborhood. WDAY News found out what neighbors saw and how police finally caught the dealers. It happened at 522 Maple Lane, just west of The Meadows golf course. The big DEA truck and heavily armed officers swarmed this street, a neighborhood where you would usually see kids playing outside and riding bikes. Court documents show drugs sold by this family are linked to at least one overdose death.
FARGO — One of our servicemen got a surprise send-off while watching his daughter's volleyball game at Davies High School. After seeing the Eagles win in two sets, the team ran out with signs all wishing him well and thanking him for his service. They got everyone to come out for a fake "parents night." The surprise is they were really there to honor Aaron Krenz. Krenz will begin his deployment to Kuwait in just a couple of days. He says the surprise worked and calls this act of kindness incredible.
FARGO — A squirrel and rabbit were found dead with an arrow in them on opposite sides of Fargo. They're possibly connected, and shooting these animals could get you in serious trouble. On the Nextdoor app, someone posted a picture of a dead squirrel with a yellow arrow in it , saying it was found in the middle of the Horace Mann neighborhood.
CASSELTON, N.D. — A 15-year-old's drive to school was cut short when he crashed with a semi truck north of Casselton this morning. The boy was heading south in a pickup while the semi was heading west.
FARGO — Dozens of people came to Island Park for North Dakota's first-ever HIV walk. Yard signs lined the walkways, separating facts from myths about the virus. The Department of Health set this up to fight the stigma of HIV by simply getting people to talk about it. One of the organizers WDAY News spoke with, Ryan Braunberger, says there are people who still think HIV is spread by just touching someone.
MOORHEAD, Minn. -- A nursing home in Clay County could close its doors in just a few days, amid several violations. New documents show Moorhead Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center will no longer get federal funding from Medicaid and Medicare. The WDAY news team has been combing through these documents today to learn more about the violations.
MOORHEAD, Minn.—The shucks of corn were flying at Concordia College in Moorhead. They're getting thousands of ears ready for their annual corn feed, expecting at least 2,000 people from around town to show up and eat. It seems like a lot of work to shuck thousands in one day. But the students here made it happen in record time. It's an annual event they take all over the country and sometimes the world. They're doing a feed in Tokyo later this Fall.
FARGO, N.D.—Neighbors are outraged about a potential new development near NDSU's entrance. Roers Construction and the Catholic Diocese of Fargo are teaming up to expand St. Paul's Newman Center. The project would make the church bigger, add religious housing and a separate apartment aimed at NDSU students. It would involve tearing down at least a dozen homes and businesses on this block along University Drive.
FARGO, N.D.—This haze has become a pretty familiar site around the region the last several weeks.. The widespread wildfire smoke seems to have settled in. The glow of an orange sunset and the smokey, gray atmosphere are becoming familiar sights in the upper Midwest. "Kind of looks like a fog," said Amber Stoick of Fargo. This nurse says she can feel every day during her morning run. "I have noticed a difference in my breathing where it's more chalky and my mouth gets dry," she said.
MOORHEAD, Minn.—With constructions sites gumming up metro roadways, riding the bus to school this fall may become a long road trip. This railroad crossing has been a long-time traffic dilemma for school buses leaving Moorhead High. Now the 18-month construction of an underpass brings an all new set of challenges, especially when it's just a few blocks away. With detours constantly changing and roads at the high school getting torn up for utility work, figuring out bus routes can be a daunting task.