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Officials Give First Update on 32nd Avenue Construction Project

The intersection at 36th Street South is the next to be affected by the work zone

FARGO, N.D. — City and state leaders gave their latest update on the 32nd Avenue South project in Fargo at the Carlson Library. The snow may have slowed work for the day, but they say the project is still well ahead of schedule. A warm March and April have allowed crews to get a head start on the work that…

Gov. Burgum Signs Bill Eliminating a Percentage of Property Tax Rates

The two-year program eliminates counties' ability to tax for those services

  BISMARCK, N.D. — Gov. Burgum has signed a bill eliminating a 12 percent buydown of property tax rates. It’s part of a bill that has the state taking over social services costs for its 53 counties. The two-year program eliminates counties’ ability to tax for those services. In exchange, the legislation ended the so-called tax relief fund. Burgum says…

Senator Franken Introduces T.I.C.K.E.T.S. Act, Guarantees a Boarded Airline Passenger Their Seat

The bill also requires flight crews to check in to a flight at least 60 minutes prior to boarding

  NATIONAL — Senator Al Franken says he wants to stop airlines from booting paying air passengers from their seats. This comes after video of a man being forcibly dragged off a United Airlines flight was released and caused a nationwide outcry. Franken helped introduce a bill, called the T.I.C.K.E.T.S. Act, which stands for Transparency, Improvements, and Compensation to Keep…

Man Who Shot Five Minneapolis BLM Protesters Headed to Prison

Scarsella and several others showed up at the encampment and fired into the crowd, injuring five people

  MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — A Black Lives Matter protest shooter in the Twin Cities is going to prison. Allen “Lance” Scarsella was sentenced to 15 years for shooting five protesters outside the Minneapolis Police Department Fourth Precinct in 2015. Black Lives Matter protesters had been gathered outside of the precinct following the deadly officer-involved shooting of Jamar Clark. Scarsella and…

Deer Creek Man Dies in Rollover Crash in New York Mills

The pickup went into the ditch and rolled down onto the entrance ramp

  NEW YORK MILLS, Minn. — A man from Deer Creek, Minnesota is dead after rolling his pickup along Highway 10. The state patrol says the 50-year-old man lost control on a bridge deck in New York Mills shortly before 8 a.m. The pickup went into the ditch and rolled down onto the entrance ramp. The patrol says the road…

Ada Man Accused of Setting His House on Fire

Neighbors saw Grindahl leaving the home shortly before the fire was reported

  ADA, Minn. — An Ada man has been charged with setting fire to his house north of Ada. Ryan Grindahl, 31, is accused of setting the fire on March 31 after allowing fuel oil to leak from the tank in the basement. Neighbors saw Grindahl leaving the home shortly before the fire was reported. A deputy fire marshal concluded…

Voters Reject Maple Valley School District Bond Referendum

Superintendent Brian Wolf says 544 voters approved the bond issue with 381 against

  TOWER CITY, N.D. — For the fourth time, voters in the Maple Valley School District failed to get the necessary 60% super majority to pass a $14.3 million bond referendum. Yesterday’s vote came up less than 2% short. Superintendent Brian Wolf says 544 voters approved the bond issue with 381 against. Voters were asked to approve the measure which…

Authorities: Boater Thought to be Missing Near Baymont Failed to Inform Anyone He was Safe

The man's girlfriend swam to shore and told police that she last saw him "kind of swimming, kind of standing'' in the water

  BAYPORT, Minn. — First responders are not happy with a former missing boater. They spent hours searching the St. Croix River near Bayport, Minnesota looking for the man after his boat crashed early Sunday. The man’s girlfriend swam to shore and told police that she last saw him “kind of swimming, kind of standing” in the water. The man…

Oakes Woman Injured in Crash in LaMoure County

The crash happened around 10 Monday morning at the intersection of Highways 1 and 27

  LAMOURE COUNTY, N.D. — An Oakes, North Dakota woman is in a Fargo hospital after a man failed to yield in LaMoure County. The crash happened around 10 Monday morning at the intersection of Highways 1 and 27. The highway patrol says 37-year-old Ty Kirby of Edmore, Michigan failed to yield at the intersection and crashed into a vehicle…

Moorhead Robbery Suspect Arrested

Lt. Tory Jacobson says Dwayne Murray was arrested for a parole violation and charged with the Apr. 15 robbery.

1/2 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Show Caption Hide Caption MOORHEAD (KFGO) – A Moorhead man has been arrested for a robbery earlier this month at Brady’s Service at 8th St. and 24th Ave. S in Moorhead. Lt. Tory Jacobson says Dwayne Murray was arrested for a parole violation and charged with the Apr. 15 robbery. The robber kept one…