North Dakota News

Forklift Operator Hit From Behind And Killed Near Thompson

the 61-year-old Grand Forks man was driving the forklift on Highway 15

THOMPSON, N.D. — A forklift operator is dead after getting hit from behind near Thompson, North Dakota. The highway patrol says the 61-year-old Grand Forks man was driving the forklift on Highway 15 when he was hit by a minivan just before one o’clock this afternoon. 80-year-old Marilyn Pederson of Northwood was behind the wheel of the minivan. Pederson and…

North Dakota Senator Part Of Planned Trip To Russia

It would be the first such trip since claims of election meddling by the Russians in the 2016 election

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Senator John Hoeven of North Dakota is part of a planned trip by Republican leaders to Russia, according to the Washington Post. It would be the first such trip since claims of election meddling by the Russians in the 2016 election. The Post says the trip to Moscow is being planned by U.S. Ambassador to Russia Jon…

First Human Case Of West Nile Identified In North Dakota

It's the first-reported case of the virus this year, which is spread by mosquitoes.

BISMARCK – Health officials in North Dakota have confirmed at least one person has contracted the mosquito-related West Nile virus. It’s the first-reported case of the virus this year, which is spread by mosquitoes. North Dakota Department of Health tests also show a pool of mosquitoes tested positive for the virus in Grand Forks. Severe cases can be fatal and…

Man Arrested For Terrorizing With A Machete

Police Sgt. Jim Van Lith tells KFGO News that officers responded to the call shortly after 9 p.m. near the playground at Lindenwood Park.

FARGO, N.D. (KFGO) – A Fargo man was arrested Sunday following an assault with a machete. Police Sgt. Jim Van Lith tells KFGO News that officers responded to the call shortly after 9 p.m. near the playground at Lindenwood Park. He says the suspect, 25-year old Emmanuel Gartei, got into an argument with another man over money. He then went…

Fathers and their Kiddos are Celebrating the Day All About Dad

Dads and their kids got creative when finding ways to celebrate the special day

FARGO, N.D. — It’s a day all about dads and people in our area are out and about saying thank you to their old man. Creative outings in town give dads and their kids a fun way to celebrate. Whether they are eating his favorite meal, playing his go to game or trying something new, these dads are just happy…

A Theatre for Everyone: North Dakota Shakespeare Puts on “Twelfth Night”

The play was free and lasted a week long in Grand Forks

  GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The North Dakota Shakespeare Theatre’s mission is to make professional theatre acts accessible to everyone regardless of someone’s economic status. It’s why the theatre put on William Shakespeare’s comedy “Twelfth Night” for free all week long at the Town Square in Grand Forks. Actors from more than ten states practiced the performance for three weeks before…

Boots and Heels is Officially Open After Soft Opening in April

The women's clothing boutique is located next door to Insomnia Cookies and Unglued in downtown Fargo.

FARGO, N.D. — Boots and Heels in downtown Fargo is officially open for business and the store owner says the first week has been successful. The women’s clothing boutique, located next door to Insomnia Cookies and Unglued, caters to women and mothers who are trying to find some new, comfortable looks. From jeans to shoes and even hand bags, the…

Rural Mayville Woman Accidentally Shoots Herself In The Hand

Traill County Sheriff's Office received a 9-1-1 call around 12:30 by family members

TRAILL COUNTY, N.D. — A Mayville, North Dakota area woman is being treated in Fargo for a gunshot wound to her hand. Traill County Sheriff’s Office received a 9-1-1 call around 12:30 by family members. They told them that they were taking the 53-year-old rural Mayville woman to the emergency room at Sanford. Authorities say it appears the woman was…

Tickets To See President Donald Trump In Fargo Now Available

You can register for two free tickets for the June 27th rally At Scheels Arena

FARGO, N.D. — Tickets to see President Donald Trump when he comes to Fargo on Wednesday, June 27 are now available. You can register for two free tickets here on the president’s campaign website. All tickets are on a first come first serve basis. The president will speak at Scheels Arena at 7 p.m. on the 27th. Doors will open…

Oldest Living Person with Rare Disease Gives Hope To Four-Year-Old

Wendy Nelson meets three-year-old Paetyn Harpstead, who also has ataxia telangiectasia

WEST FARGO, N.D. — For 44 years, Wendy Nelson has battled ataxia telangiectasia (A-T), an illness that affects only 500 people across the country. Wendy has also survived breast cancer, and her strength provides hope to her family, including Pam Digby. “It’s very inspirational for the parents. If you’re a young parent in your twenties and you’ve just been told that…