Author: Danielle Church

West Fargo’s Spring Stench From Lagoons Will Be Gone… In About 10 Years

The city will hook up a switchpipe to the city of Fargo at the end of the summer

WEST FARGO, N.D. — If you get just the right wind to hit your nostrils, that’s when you’ll know spring has sprung in West Fargo. “A swamp, kind of like a field of cows,” said Danell Phelps, owner of Ladybug Latte, near the lagoons. Every year, the lagoons trap gases like hydrogen sulfide under the ice. So when they get…

Minnesota Law Enforcement Busts Distracted Drivers With Help From a School Bus

Drivers will have to go hands-free on Aug. 1st because of a new law taking effect

Moorhead, Minn. — On an average day, Moorhead Police pull over 40 to 70 people for distracted driving. But during the past year, 110 distracted drivers haven’t stopped for Moorhead Public School buses. “They have that electronic device in their hand. They’re either texting, checking their emails, searching the worldwide web is against the law in Minnesota. and we’re looking for…

Metro Area to Celebrate Earth Week Through April 27

Events will be held in Fargo, West Fargo, Moorhead and Dilworth

FARGO, N.D. — City officials from Fargo, West Fargo, Moorhead and Dilworth encourage everyone to celebrate Earth Day by getting involved in eco-friendly activities all week. Each city will have green events going on through April 27. Some of them include poster contests, a waste transformation at the art exhibit and incorporating eco-friendly activities into the elementary schools. A MinnKota spokeswoman…

Step Aside Easter Bunny: All Animals Celebrate at Red River Zoo

Animals and kids got treats for the holiday

  FARGO, N.D. — This Easter, the bunny can step aside. “They have polar bears, ostriches, armadillos and monkeys,” said 7-year-old Daxton Buckle. “A turtle. I like the otters and the wolves,” said 8-years-old Elena and 7-year-old Eli Medina. “I think I like the cats. I like that some of them are soft,” said 5-year-old Madeline Anglin. It’s all about…

Wild Terra Cider Will Plant a Tree for Every Drink Sold This Easter

the bar is doing it to kickoff Earth Week

FARGO, N.D. — This is one of the few times that drinking cider will also help the environment. For every cider sold at Wild Terra this Easter, the bar will plant one tree. Last year, Wild Terra planted 100 trees. The bar’s philosophy has always been about giving back to our planet, but they’re doing the promotion to kickoff Earth week….

Fargo Police Respond to Call of Cars Ramming Into Each Other

It was in the 4500 block of 19th Avenue South

  FARGO, N.D. — Just before eight last night, Fargo police got a call about two cars ramming into each other in the 4500 block of 19th Avenue South. An injured man was lying on the ground when they got there. Authorities say the nature of the man’s injuries are unknown at this time. After gathering witness statements and surveillance video,…

Happy National North Dakota Day!

There seems to be a day dedicated to everything from National Pi Day to Talk Like A Pirate Day. but April 19th is all about North Dakota! The National Day Calendar celebrates each state in the order they entered the union, starting the week of Independence Day and ending with Hawaii. Everything about a state’s history, favorite foods and icons…

High Risk Sex Offender Moves to Grand Forks

GRAND FORKS, N.D. – A high risk sex offender has moved to Grand Forks. Dylan Littlewind recently moved to 515 North 47th Street. He was convicted of sexual contact with a minor in 2014. Littlewind forced a 3–year–old boy to perform oral sex on him and then tried to have sex with the child. Categories: Crime, North Dakota News Tags:…

Oslo Surrounded by Water, Sandbags Helping Erosion on Permanent Levee

the city is getting about 3,000 sandbags from Warren, Minn.

OSLO, Minn. — A town of about 300 people has shrunk to less than 80. Many have left their homes even though the town has permanent protections in place. “We could be an island for a week, we could be an island for a month. There’s so many variables so we just encouraged those who couldn’t be stuck in here for…