Author: Anthony Fridgen

Police, Fire Crews Respond To South Fargo Fire

The explosion happened around 7:00 at 3301 15th Street South in Fargo.

FARGO, N.D. (KFGO) – An explosion and fire ripped through a Fargo business Sunday night and destroyed the large garage, one of about a half dozen attached businesses in the building. The blast was reported shortly after 7 p.m. in the 3300 block of 15th Street South. Fire Department Battalion Chief Joe Mangin tells KFGO News the force of the…

State Patrol Warns Drivers To Stay Off Snow Covered Roads

Officers are saying you need to think twice before heading out on the roads.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Blistering winds and idle cars burying under inches and inches of snow lined the streets as the valley and across the states of Minnesota and North Dakota got rocked with a massive blizzard. Due to the weather causing roads to become dangerous. Travel advisories have been placed across the region. Officers are saying you need to think…

Clay County Pulls Plows Off County Roads Due To Weather

The sheriff's department says it's due to low visibility and unsafe conditions.

CLAY COUNTY, MINN. — In Moorhead, residential plows will not be going out until 10:00 on Sunday. You are asked to move all vehicles from the streets to make it easier for the plows to get through. In Clay County the snowplows are being pulled off county roads due to the extreme weather conditions. The sheriff’s department says it’s due…

Fargo Public Works Plowing Throughout Night To Clear Roads

The Department Will Be Working To Clear Open Neighborhoods

FARGO, N.D. — Overnight snowfall is going to be leaving the city of Fargo Public Works going around the clock to try and clear up some pathways for people. The department says it’s going to try and reach residential areas in town. However, the department says drifts as high as 4 to 5 feet will cause severe challenges for the…

Prairie Roots Food Coop Hosts Mini Farmers Market

Families dropped by the store to sample local producers and chat with the jolly old man himself.

FARGO, N.D. — A local Co-op is getting people into the holiday spirit and encouraging customers to shop local. Prairie Roots Food Co-op, located in Downtown Fargo, had its Mini Farmers Market and Santa photo shoot. Families dropped by the store to sample local producers and chat with the jolly old man himself. The shop also had a bike hooked…

Homeless Memorial Day Walk and Service In Remembrance

That's why the mayors of Fargo,West Fargo, Dilworth and Moorhead declared that the 21st of December be Homeless Memorial Day.

FARGO, N.D. — December 21 is the first day of winter and the longest night of the year. Over the past 20 years in the FM area, more than 200 people have either died or had their lives shortened from experiences with homelessness. That’s why the mayors of Fargo,West Fargo, Dilworth and Moorhead had declared that the 21st of December…

People Pack Into Scheels Arena For Fargo Ice Fishing Show

The Show Offered Seminars, Kids Games And Other Activities

FARGO, N.D. — Shoppers, vendors and families are packing into Scheels Arena to catch up on the latest gear and pick up some new tricks before they hit the ice this season. “The latest and greatest products services like guides hotels, resorts, lots of activities we got Santa Claus here it’s been a really fun event.” Organizers of the show…

Veterans Honored At Wreaths Across America

This Is The Fifth Year They've Taken Part In The Honoring

DETROIT LAKES, MINN. — A crowd of people grouped in the frigid cold at the Veterans Memorial Park in Detroit Lakes to honor all branches of the military in remembrance for all those who serve our country. This event is just one of the hundreds across the county as people hang a wreath for each branch. “This is a small…

People Shop At Dakota Boys And Girls Ranch Pop-up Thrift Shop

This Is The First Year They Have Tried The Pop-up

FARGO, N.D. — People are escaping the cold and warming up to helping people in need. It’s all at the Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch Pop Up Thrift Boutique. For one day only the organization set up a thrift shop on Broadway selling items ranging from Christmas sweaters, winter gear and furniture. The store helps raise money for the organization…

The Village Cuts Ribbon On New Moorhead Office

Workers say the new office space will allow them to increase their staff size and take in more patients.

MOORHEAD, MINN — The Village cuts the ribbon on it’s newest Moorhead offices. Along with the ribbon cutting they also offiered tours of the facility. The new building specializes child services, mental health counseling in home family therapy and truancy intervention. Workers say the new office space will allow them to increase their staff size and take in more patients….