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MAX, N.D. - A man who died after being struck by a vehicle in central North Dakota early Saturday, July 28, has been identified. Jordan Thomas Hagerott, 30, Mandan, was killed in the accident, which occurred about 1:19 a.m. on U.S. Highway 83, 15 miles south of Minot, the North Dakota Highway Patrol reported. According to the patrol report: Marshall Hofstad, 22, of Coogne, Minn., and his passenger Wyatt Wilson, 21, of Underwood, N.D., were traveling south from Minot to Underwood in the right lane of U.S. Highway 83.
MAX, N.D. -- One person is dead after being struck by a vehicle in central North Dakota early Saturday morning, July 28, according to a release from the North Dakota Highway Patrol. Marshall Hofstad, 22, of Coogne, Minn., and his passenger Wyatt Wilson, 21, of Underwood, N.D., were traveling south from Minot to Underwood in the right lane of U.S. Highway 83, just south of Max, N.D. around 1:20 a.m. Saturday.
DICKINSON, N.D. -- Authorities on Friday have released the name of the driver who was found dead in a vehicle that struck a residence early Wednesday, July 25, in Dickinson. John Frank Nadvornick, 69, of Dickinson, was driving west in Dickinson when police say he pulled to the side of the road. The vehicle continued on, crossing Highway 22, a boulevard, frontage road before striking a garage. The vehicle and structure had minor damage.
DICKINSON, N.D. -- A 69-year-old man was found dead inside a vehicle that struck a garage early Wednesday morning in Dickinson after authorities say he attempted to pull off to the side of the road and the vehicle continued traveling onto private property. The vehicle sustained minor damage and caused minor damage to the residence and a car parked inside the garage, the North Dakota Highway Patrol said. The westbound vehicle crossed Highway 22, went over a boulevard, frontage road before stopping against the home. The man’s name has not yet been released.
CASSELTON, N.D. – No one was injured after a train collided with a passenger vehicle towing a trailer Wednesday morning, July 25, at a railroad crossing 2 miles east of here, police said. An initial investigation found a westbound Burlington Northern Santa Fe train struck the trailer being towed by a northbound vehicle at a rural railroad crossing at approximately 8:45 a.m. Wednesday, according to police. The trailer sustained heavy damage. The 49-year-old driver of the vehicle, who was not identified by police, was issued a citation for care required.
RAPID CITY, S.D. -- A Michigan man has been arrested for climbing Mount Rushmore. Zachary Schossau, 19, of South Rockwood, Mich., was arrested by park rangers on Sunday, July 22. On Monday, he was ordered by U.S. Magistrate Judge Daneta Wollman to pay a $1,000 fine and $30 in court fees, according to a Department of Justice news release. “Please be respectful and stay off the Rushmore Memorial,” U.S. Attorney Ron Parsons said. “The terrain is hazardous, and it ends in federal court.”
WEST FARGO – Scorching temperatures led to a drop in attendance at this year’s Red River Valley Fair. The 2018 installment of the fair, which was held July 10-15, drew a total of 90,000 to 91,000 people, according to General Manager Bryan Schulz’s rough estimate Tuesday, July 24. “We were expecting a little bit higher than that, but with the weather and everything, you can expect all you want but what it ends up is two different things,” he said. Schulz said that’s down a bit from the nearly 95,000 people who attended the fair in 2017.
MINNEAPOLIS — Before U.S. Bank Stadium hosts the Final Four next spring, the University of Minnesota and several other teams from the region will play in the first basketball games at the Vikings' venue this fall. North Dakota State and South Dakota State will also be part of the first-ever men's basketball event at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis on Nov. 30 and Dec. 1. The "U.S. Bank Stadium Basketball Classic" will feature four games played, headlined by Minnesota playing Oklahoma State on Nov. 30.
FARGO -- With another North Dakota State sports complex installing artificial turf, all but one facility will remain grass, and Newman Outdoor Field isn’t converting any time soon.
HALLOCK, Minn.—A West Fargo man will avoid jail time for trying to use Craigslist to solicit a minor for sex, with plans of marrying her in Montana. Chad Brian Peterson, 40, was sentenced Monday in Kittson County District Court to 52 days in jail, which he already has served. The sentence comes after he pleaded guilty to two felony counts of electronic solicitation of children.