Danielle Church

Staying Safe in a Crash on the Highway

Some say it's best to not get out of your car

FARGO, N.D. — One of the first things people do when they get into an accident on the highway is get out of their car. “They want to get away from the damage, they want to make sure they’re ok, it’s a panic situation,” said Sgt. Tim Coughlin with the North Dakota State Highway Patrol (NDSHP). But even for state troopers,…

NDDOT Reminds People to Stay Cautious in Construction Zones

Last year there were no fatalities in construction work zones

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Last year, there were no work zone fatalities on North Dakota highways. The North Dakota Department of Transportation plans to keep it that way. They’re reminding everyone to slow down and minimize distractions while you’re driving during all the construction going on through summer. North Dakota DOT officials say the projects aren’t meant to inconvenience anyone, which…

Korean War Veteran To Go On First Honor Flight

Andy Anderson was in the Air Force and in the Army

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Andy Anderson was trying to avoid dating a girl his friend wanted him to start seeing so on the day he turned 17, he decided to fix that. “I joined the Air Force. That ended that,” Anderson said. The decision Anderson made may have gotten him out of a sticky situation but it was only the…

Sheyenne Plaza To Turn Downtown West Fargo Into Active Hub

This first phase of the project took three years

WEST FARGO, N.D. — The first phase in a project meant to turn downtown West Fargo into an active hub is complete. 444 Sheyenne Street is now the home to Sheyenne Plaza. That is where you’ll now find Moore Engineering, Ohnstad Twichell law firm and the West Fargo VFW. More than 20 apartments are also on the top two floors of…

F-M Metro Honors Fallen Officers

129 law enforcement officers were killed in the line of duty last year

FARGO, N.D. — There’s only one thing law enforcement officers say they fear when they wake up every morning. “It is the fear every morning you kiss your kids goodbye, that you know that could be the day you don’t come home to your family. It’s something that we think about every day,” said West Fargo Police chief Heith Janke….

UND Space Studies Department Does Fifth “Mars” Mission

The crew did 12 experiments including growing plants and testing new space suits

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — There aren’t many space studies departments in the world but it just so happens there’s one in Grand Forks. “It was founded by Buzz Aldrin actually, the space studies department,” said Prahbu Victor. Since UND’s program began in the 1980’s, the department has given students who have a love and curiosity of everything to do with…

Fire Hydrant Flushing Begins

The city is doing it from 13th Avenue South to 21st Avenue South

  FARGO, N.D. — The city of Fargo is starting to flush water hydrants. The Water Mains and Hydrants Department along with Fargo Fire will flush all hydrants from 13th Avenue South to 21st Avenue South. They will then continue doing so over the next four weeks. City officials say if you notice a temporary discoloration or odor in your water,…

Crazy Horse’s Family Shares His Story More Than A Century Later

They came out with the book "Crazy Horse: Lakota Warrior and Legacy"

FARGO, N.D. — Crazy Horse is a Native American war leader who fought against the U.S. government in 1877 to protect the Lakota people’s land. More than a century later, Crazy Horse’s family is sharing their story with the Fargo community. Being a storyteller means that somebody has entrusted you to write their most personal experiences with not only truth, but…

Spring Fargo Junk Market Comes to a Close

More than 2,500 people went to the market over the weekend

  WEST FARGO, N.D. — You might be getting rid of stuff for spring cleaning but many people in the metro are doing the opposite at the Fargo Junk Market. More than 2,500 people attended this spring’s junk market. The market featured over 100 vendors selling things from jewelry to home décor and more. Organizers started the market eight years ago…