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City of Grand Forks Wants Your Input on I-29 Corridor

Your input will help the city determine what is needed to improve current transportation needs

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — If you live in or near Grand Forks and would like to give your input on improving the I-29 corridor, here’s your chance. A public meeting will be held to talk about current and future transportation needs. It’ll be held Thursday night from 5:30 to 7:30 at the Alerus Center. A formal presentation will be given…

Fargo Man Sentenced in Wife’s Huffing Death

Brent Glarum pleaded guilty to a charge of reckless endangerment

  CASS COUNTY, N.D. — A Fargo man is going to jail for six months for his role in his wife’s huffing death. In a plea deal, Brent Glarum pleaded guilty to reckless endangerment. Charges of negligent homicide and violating an order for protection were dropped. Glarum was accused of providing the cans of compressed air that the couple huffed…

Juvenile Taken into Custody After Police Chase Through Clay County

One juvenile was taken to juvenile detention and three other passengers were turned over to their parents

  CLAY COUNTY, Minn. — A juvenile led deputies on a wild chase from Moorhead into Clay County. It began when the driver refused to pull over for a traffic violation on Center Avenue in Moorhead after 2 a.m. The driver headed east on Highway 10, at times hitting 90 miles per hour heading through Dilworth. Stop sticks blew out…

Authorities Investigating Fatal Snowmobile Accident in Clearwater County

Authorities say 59-year-old Daniel Stock died on McKenzie Lake Road Sunday

  CLEARWATER COUNTY, Minn. — A Mahnomen man is dead after a snowmobile accident Sunday in Clearwater County. The sheriff’s office says 59-year-old Daniel Stock died in the accident along the McKenzie Lake Road. Deputies were called out around 12:50 yesterday afternoon and found Stock dead at the scene. The accident remains under investigation. Categories: Local News, Minnesota News, News…

DAPL Protests Costing Local N.D. Taxpayers, State $33 Million

Nine states have provided support to law enforcement

  MORTON COUNTY, N.D. — Authorities have spent 188 days at the protest camps at an estimated cost to state and local taxpayers of nearly $33 million. That cost has been broken down to $25 million for personnel needs such as paying salaries and other staff, $3.6 million for travel, per diem and housing and $4.3 million for supplies and…

Fargo Recycling: Only Call to Opt-Out of Program

There is no action required to join the single stream recycle program

  FARGO, N.D. — The city of Fargo is going to an all–in–one recycling program this summer. Staff at Fargo Recycling told KVRR they found the phones are ringing off the hook over confusion about the program. We knocked on doors and talked to people who said separating cans from plastics and glass can be time consuming. Staff said they heard similar…

Verizon Brings Back Unlimited Data Plan…Sort of

Verizon bringing back its unlimited data plans is like a dream come true for users, especially if you like to stream apps like Netflix and Hulu from your devices

  NATIONAL — Verizon said it’s not just unlimited…it’s Verizon Unlimited. The company said beginning Monday, Verizon customers can sign on for their new plan that offers unlimited data, talk and text for just $80 for one line, $70 for two lines, $54 for three lines and $45 for four lines. It’s important to note lines two through four are billed…

Two NDSU Students Killed In Car Accident

Two NDSU students were killed when their vehicle spun out of control on I-94

NDSU is mourning the loss of two students who were killed in a car accident last night. The accident happened along I-94 just east of Moorhead. According the Minnesota State Patrol, Danie Thomssen, Carson Roney and Haley Visto were traveling together going westbound on Interstate 94 around 10 on Saturday night when their car suddenly spun out of control. There…

Woman Treated After Fargo House Fire

A Fargo woman was treated at Sanford Hospital after a house fire

A woman was taken to the hospital after a house fire in Fargo. The fire was in a single-family house near downtown. A person who saw smoke coming from the house called 911 around 1 o’clock Saturday afternoon. The victim was taken to Sanford Hospital with smoke related injuries. Most of the damage was limited to a family room but…

59th Annual Pancake Karnival Held at Fargodome

The Kiwanis Club busted out the maple syrup for a day of 50,000 pancakes

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargodome was filled with the sweet smell of pancakes on the skillet Saturday for the Kiwanis Club’s 59th Annual Pancake Karnival. On average, between 9,000 and 16,000 people come to the event over the course of the day each year. The event employs 250 volunteers, cooks 4,000 pounds of sausage, uses 150 gallons of syrup and…