North Dakota News

Davies High School Student, Youth Volunteer Meets Most Decorated Olympian in the World

Mahale goes to Davies and launched a nonprofit that has raised over $16,000 to improve the lives of children

  WASHINGTON D.C. — North Dakota’s top youth volunteers were honored in Washington, D.C. and got to meet an Olympic champion. The picture shows Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps talking with 17-year-old Nidhi Mahale of Fargo and 14-year-old Annabelle Barcomb of Minot. The young ladies were honored for their outstanding volunteer service during the 22nd annual Prudential Spirit of Community…

Fargo Man Sentenced in Sex Assault Case

A judge gave Adam Anderson six years in prison for the September attack at the Radisson in Fargo

  CASS COUNTY, ND — A Fargo man has been sentenced for sexually assaulting and beating a woman at a hotel last fall. A judge gave Adam Anderson six years in prison for the September attack at the Radisson in Fargo. Anderson had pleaded guilty to gross sexual imposition, aggravated assault and felonious restraint. He’ll be on supervised probation for…

Dickey County Toddler Found Safe After 12 Hour Search

The child was spotted near a bridge on the Maple River

ELLENDALE, ND — A three year-old boy was found safe this morning after an all-night search in Dickey County. The boy was located a couple of miles from his home, which is about 6 miles southeast of Ellendale. The child was spotted near a bridge on the Maple River. He was tired and hungry, but otherwise okay. The boy had…

Drivers of Semis Dead after Head-On Crash Near New Town

Authorities say one semi was loaded with frack sand and the other with crude oil and both were completely burned

MOUNTRAIL COUNTY, ND — The drivers of two semis have died in a crash in northwestern North Dakota. The state Highway Patrol said the fully-loaded semis collided head-on in Mountrail County early Saturday and caught fire. The collision happened on the Highway 23 bypass near New Town. Authorities say one semi was loaded with frack sand and the other with…

Fargo Police Want You To Name The K9

The new dog will begin his or her training June 26th and will finish August 4th. First thing’s first….we need a name! That’s where you come in.

Fargo Police are adding a K9 to their force. They’re looking for your help. Help naming the new police canine. The new dog will begin his or her training June 26th and will finish August 4th. First thing’s first….we need a name! That’s where you come in. We are looking for the public to suggest names. You can do so…

Road Work Ahead of Schedule on 32nd Avenue Project

32nd Avenue South and I-29 bridge projects

The warm, dry weather has provided a major boost to crews working on the 32nd Avenue South reconstruction and I-29 bridge widening projects in Fargo. They have completed large portions of concrete paving on the west end of the work zone, over the bridge and on the east end. They have also finished grading on the east side of I-29…

Motorcycle Driver Injured in Richland County Crash

One woman injured after crashing into a ditch

A motorcycle driver was injured in a crash Saturday night in Richland County. The sheriff’s office says 40-year-old Julie Moderow lost control of her motorcycle and crashed in a ditch on County Road 16. The crash happened shortly before 6 p.m. Moderow was taken by air ambulance to Sanford in Fargo. The extent of her injuries is unknown. Categories: News…

Fargo Police Crack Down During Finals Week

Multiple citations issued for underage drinking

During the final weeks of class, the Fargo Police Department is cracking down on loud parties and underage drinking. Three officers patrolled the area near the NDSU campus on Saturday. It’s an area that police are often called to on noise complaints. They issued minor in possession citations to ten people. Ten citations were given out for selling or consuming…

Experts Give Children Free Safety Tips at the Zoo

Safe Kids FM Safety Safari took place at the Red River Zoo

FARGO, N.D. — Firefighters, police and FM ambulance went to the Red River Zoo, but not because of an emergency.  Sanford Children’s Safe Kids FM and AAA hosted their annual safe Kids FM Safety Safari. Animal presentations, a rollover simulator and safety games were set up for children and parents. Organizers say it’s a great way to get the community…

Parents and Teachers Throw Color at Students to Promote Exercise

Lewis and Clark Elementary hosted the third annual Family Color Run

FARGO, N.D. — It’s National Fitness Month and to celebrate, kids in Fargo are running with style.  They picked a nice sunny day for Lewis & Clark Elementary School’s third annual Family Color Run. Clouds of bright colors and vibrant hues were thrown on the runners. Organizers want this event to promote physical exercise with families in the area. Teachers…