North Dakota News

Grafton Could See Major Flood Stage by Friday

Park River Record Crest Was Set in 2013 at 16.16 Feet

The Park River at Grafton is forecast to hit major flood stage by Friday. National Weather Service predicts the river will hit 14.5 feet then with a crest at 15.5 feet a few days later. That would put it in the top 10. The highest crest was recorded in May 2013 at 16.16 feet. The city park begins to flood…

House is Lost After Fire Crews Are Called Out for a Second Time

Initial Fire Happened Saturday Afternoon

Casselton fire crews were called back to a house in Wheatland that initially started on fire on Saturday afternoon. Crews returned around 5:30 Sunday morning and found the house fully engulfed in flames. It’s believed some material that was smoldering deep in the insulation reignited the fire. The fire marshal had determined that the initial fire, reported around noon on…

One Lucky Teacher and Student Were Awarded at Barnes And Noble

Gracie Erickstad and Suzanne Larson were awarded for the my favorite teacher contest

  There was a loud round of applause during the Barnes & Noble “My Favorite Teacher Contest” ceremony in Fargo. Middle and high school students were asked to write an essay, poem or thank you letter sharing how their favorite teacher has influenced their life and why they appreciate and admire them. Participating schools collected the essays and provided them…

Shoppers Are Saying Their Final Goodbyes To Sears

Today was the last day of business for Sears in the West Acres Mall

Today was the last day of business for Sears at West Acres Mall in Fargo. 2017 has already been a rough year for merchants and shoppers at West Acres Mall. First The Limited closed and then it was Wet Seal along with a long list of other stores that will close. Now we’re parting ways with our beloved Sears after…

Fargo Police Connect with the Community over Cups of Cocoa

Officers dedicated a few hours of their day to play games with the community

FARGO, N.D. — Police officers took a break from patrolling the streets and spent some down time with the community.  Fargo officers hosted Cocoa with a Cop, visiting with families and friends. Movies, coloring and games were set up alongside tables stocked with cookies and cocoa. Officers say this event gives them a chance to bond with people in the…

Vietnam Veterans Share Memorable Moments of War

The Event Celebrates Vietnam Veterans Day

WEST FARGO, N.D. — They served in the Vietnam War, and now they’re here to share their stories. Sweat, blood and tears are what veterans sacrificed to fight for our country. It was a time when hundreds of thousands of soldiers lost their lives. “To commemorate the memories and friends that are still with us,” said Ronald Durand, a Vietnam…

Grafton Area Under “State of Emergency” Amid Flood Concerns

New outlook shows recrod breaking flood potential for Walsh County

  WALSH COUNTY, N.D. — Gov. Burgum has declared a state of emergency due to the major flood threat for Walsh County. The National Weather Service flood outlook calls for a crest range of 14-16 feet, which would be close to the record crest of 2013 of 16.16 feet. Walsh County and the city of Grafton have been preparing for…

Roller Derby: The Action Packed Sport on Wheels Rolls into Fargo

Roller derby is pushing and shoving it's way back to the Fargo Civic Center

FARGO, N.D. — If you’re looking for something other than hockey to do this weekend, we may have just the event for you. Roller Derby has returned to Fargo. “Roller Derby is one of the unique sports in the world today. It’s one of actually the fastest growing sports,” said FM Derby Girls president Samantha Adducci. “It’s an hour long,…

UND Hockey Fans Turn Out for the Big Game

Fans from all over join together in the FM area to cheer on UND Hockey

  FARGO, N.D. — Fighting Hawks fans from all over flock together in support of their hockey team. Endless amounts of beer, laughter and buffalo wings galore. Although UND didn’t take home the win after going into double overtime, dedicated fans stayed positive the whole time. “Let’s go sioux. Sioux ya ya,” said Brady Opheim. “Sioux sioux Sioux,” said Steve…

Planned Parenthood Rally Outside Rep. Kevin Cramer’s Office

Protestors Dressed in Pink to Support Planned Parenthood

FARGO, N.D. — Protesters attempted to deliver a petition to Representative Kevin Cramer’s office in Fargo, urging him to vote against de-funding Planned Parenthood. They’re seen dressed head to toe in pink rallying in defense of the organization. The Trump Administration’s proposed American Health Care Act would reallocate funds from Planned Parenthood to other organizations. Protesters say the proposed bill…