North Dakota News

Pink It Forward Is Celebrating Women

Pink It Forward is giving women a chance to purchase some of their favorite products while also supporting an important cause

FARGO, ND — Although October was Breast Cancer Awareness Month, organizations worldwide are still raising funds and awareness for the disease. One local organization is celebrating women and proving that one small gesture can make all the difference. Whether it’s stylish jewelry, soothing lotions or homemade decor, when it comes to shopping there is always something fun to find. “When…

Family of Lukas Kusters, the “Dutch Destroyer,” Comes to Fargo

The family of a boy whose dying wish was to meet Carson Wentz were honored guests at the Harvest Bowl

FARGO, ND — A family from Delaware got the celebrity treatment this weekend in Fargo. Parents and siblings of the late Lukas Kusters, a boy whose dying wish was to meet Carson Wentz, got a warm welcome at Saturday’s Harvest Bowl. A weekend trip to Fargo was a much needed vacation. “The welcome we’ve received,” said Rebecca Burmeff, mother of…

Honoring Our Nation’s Veterans In A Musical Way

The Full Battle Rattle Brass Quintet and the Flatland Dixieland Band of the 188th Army Band performed a one hour concert to the public

FARGO, ND — The Fargo Public Library is honoring veterans and Veterans Day with a concert. The Full Battle Rattle Brass Quintet and the Flatland Dixieland Band of the 188th Army Band performed a one hour concert to the public. They played some all–time American favorites in honor of those who have served. People of all ages were invited to…

Santa Claus is Already In Fargo!

Scheels hosted the famous man in red for kids and families to take a holiday photo with this season

FARGO, ND — Santa Claus is coming to town…and he’s early. Scheels hosted the famous man in red for kids and families to take a holiday photo with this season. Each family or group receives the first photo free, with other opportunities to purchase packages. Scheels has already started to prepare for the holiday season and staff say they have…

Man Claims Another Man Threatened Him With A Gun During Attempted Robbery

Suspect Didn't Get Any Valuables And Fled On Foot

GRAND FORKS, ND — A man claims he was approached in his car by a black man and threatened with a gun. The attempted robbery happened around 9:30 p.m. Saturday in an alley in the 200 block of 6th Street North in Grand Forks. The victim told police that the suspect fled on foot and didn’t get any valuables. His…

Sprinkler Prevents Fire From Spreading Overnight at Macy’s

Firefighters Responded To West Acres Mall After A Fire Alarm Went Off

FARGO, ND — The sprinkler system at Macy’s did its job overnight and prevented a fire from spreading. Firefighters responded to West Acres Mall around 2:42 a.m. after a fire alarm went off in Macy’s. It was determined that the fire started due to an overheated electrical device in one of the management offices. It spread to nearby office furniture…

Minor Fire at West Acres Mall

The Fargo Fire Department says around 2:45 a.m., they responded to a fire alarm at Macy's.

Fargo, N.D. (KFGO) – A sprinkler system is credited with preventing a fire from spreading and causing major damage to Macy’s in West Acres early Sunday morning. The Fargo Fire Department says around 2:45 a.m., they responded to a fire alarm at Macy’s. When they arrived, they discovered a sprinkler head had activated and extinguished the fire that had started…

Parade and Memorial Service Recognizes Fargo Area Veterans

Governor Burgum spoke to the veterans at the Fargo Civic Center

FARGO, N.D. — From parades to memorial ceremonies, there was no shortage of events around town to celebrate and thank veterans for serving their country. All veterans who have or are fighting for the United States have something in common. “We were willing to sign our names on the dotted line to do whatever we needed to do for this country,”…

Fargo Man Kisses Animals to Raise Money for United Way

Monte Jones kissed chickens, a horse, sheep and a donkey

FARGO, N.D. — One local Fargo man decided to help raise money for the United Way by kissing animals. Monte Jones says his two least favorite things are the outdoors and animals, so, for $1 or more, he decided to conquer one of his fears and help an organization which he says does so much good for Fargo-Moorhead. Monte kissed chickens,…

North Dakota State Water Commission Uses New Technology to Locate Groundwater

The technique uses a helicopter with a giant, hoop-shaped antenna

FARGO, N.D. — The North Dakota State Water Commission is using a new technology to survey major groundwater supplies in the area. It involves using a helicopter with a giant, hoop-shaped antenna flying just 100 feet over Cass and Richland counties. The technology allows the water commission to collect data in just two weeks instead of what would normally take years…