Author: Joe Radske

City of Fargo Calls On Residents To Help Fill Sandbags

The website, www.FargoND.gov/FloodVolunteers, is a tool which can be used both by individuals and groups in deciding when to volunteer.

FARGO, ND — The City of Fargo is asking members of the public to sign up and assist in producing one million sandbags. Similar to 2009, a Fargo flood volunteer website allows the public to see where assistance is needed to ensure sandbag-filling “spiders” are running at full capacity. The website, www.FargoND.gov/FloodVolunteers, is a tool which can be used both…

MN Boys’ HS Basketball Tournament on Antenna TV Features Regional Teams

All the action from the Boys' Tournament can be seen on Antenna TV (15.2) beginning at NOON today.

MINNEAPOLIS, MN — Several regional teams are featured in the Boys’ HS Basketball Tournament continuing Thursday on Antenna TV. In Class 2A – Perham Yellowjackets takes on Minneapolis North tonight at 8:00 p.m. In Class 1A – Henning Hornets face Household of Faith this afternoon at 1:00 p.m., then Ada-Borup takes on Cromwell-Wright at 3:00 p.m. All the action from…

Becker County Deaths Are Ruled Murder-Suicide

The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension on Wednesday said 28-year-old Emma LaRoque fatally shot herself at their home in rural Ogema in Becker County.

OGEMA, Minn. (AP) _ Authorities have identified the three people found dead in northwestern Minnesota as a mother and her two young children. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension on Wednesday said 28-year-old Emma LaRoque fatally shot herself at their home in rural Ogema in Becker County. The BCA says her children were homicide victims. They are identified as 4-year-old…

Bear Warning In NW Minnesota School District

The Clearbrook-Gonvick district posted a safety announcement after bears were spotted at an intersection near the school.

CLEARBROOK, MN (KFGO) – A school district in northwestern Minnesota is warning parents not to let their children walk to school because of bears. The Clearbrook-Gonvick district posted a safety announcement after bears were spotted at an intersection near the school. The Clearwater County Sheriff’s Office and DNR are aware of the sightings. Teams in the school district are called…

Fargo Billboard Flash Back To The Past

A billboard is showing, promoting the 13th Pan Am Games in Winnipeg.

FARGO, ND — Our nasty weather over the weekend had a pretty big impact on the entire valley. But did it make us go back in time? You might think that if you’re driving on main avenue and 2nd street in Fargo. A billboard is showing, promoting the 13th Pan Am Games in Winnipeg. The only problem? The games happened…

Fargo Police Investigate Shots Fired

There is evidence bullets did hit an apartment building in the 4000 block of 34th Avenue South.

FARGO, N.D. (KFGO) – Fargo police are investigating after gunshots were fired early Wednesday. There is evidence bullets did hit an apartment building in the 4000 block of 34th Avenue South. There were no injuries and there are no suspects at this time. Police tell KFGO News officers responded to the area around 1:30 after the Red River Regional Dispatch…

ND Farm Rescue Launching “Operation Hay Lift” to Nebraska

North Dakota-based Farm Rescue first activated its ``Operation Hay Lift'' program to help drought-stricken Upper Midwest ranchers in 2017.

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) _ The Plains farm aid nonprofit Farm Rescue is launching an effort to bring donated hay to flood-stricken Nebraska ranchers. North Dakota-based Farm Rescue first activated its “Operation Hay Lift” program to help drought-stricken Upper Midwest ranchers in 2017. Dozens of volunteer truckers hauled hundreds of loads of hay to the region. The organization now wants to…

North Dakota Lawmaker Resigns Due to Health Reasons

Arne Osland of Mayville notified legislative leaders that he was stepping down.

BISMARCK – A Republican senator from eastern North Dakota has announced he’s resigning due to health reasons. Arne Osland of Mayville notified legislative leaders that he was stepping down. Colleagues say the 77-year-old retired farmer and businessman recently suffered a stroke and is convalescing in Arizona. Osland was serving his first term, representing District 20 that includes all of Traill…

Chairman of White Earth Reservation Has Died

Chairman Terrence “Terry” Tibbetts, age 60, passed away this morning at Sanford Medical Center in Fargo, N.D., after a lengthy illness. 

WHITE EARTH, MINN. – The White Earth Reservation Business Committee is deeply saddened to announce that Chairman Terrence “Terry” Tibbetts, age 60, passed away this morning at Sanford Medical Center in Fargo, N.D., after a lengthy illness. Tibbetts was elected Chairman of White Earth Reservation in 2016 and led the largest tribe in Minnesota. He represented all three districts on…

Death Investigation Northeast of Moorhead

Norman County Sheriff Jeremy Thornton says the investigation is just beginning.

BORUP, MN (KFGO) – The sheriff’s office and Bureau of Criminal Apprehension are investigating a death along state Hwy. 39 east of Borup, northeast of Moorhead. Norman County Sheriff Jeremy Thornton says the investigation is just beginning. He stopped short of calling the death suspicious saying its unclear what happened. Categories: Crime, Local News, Minnesota News, Moorhead Tags: BORUP, bureau…