Regarding texting to 911, yes you can do that. The advice is to “Call if you Can, Text if you can’t” (in situations where it’s not safe to make a phone call). Please share this web link which provide this and other information about texting 911 in ND. https://911.nd.gov/
How Do I Text to 9-1-1? Enter the numbers "911" in the "To" field. Text message should be brief and include: Location Type of emergency "Send" message. Be prepared to answer questions and follow instructions from the 9-1-1 personnel. Text in simple words - do not use abbreviations.