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Zoo Year’s Eve Provides Family Fun For the Holiday

The Red River Zoo holds a family-friendly New Year's celebration

FARGO, N.D. The Red River Zoo is helping families celebrate New Year’s Eve, or, as they’re calling it, Zoo Year’s Eve, and there was no shortage of fun. “Last year was our biggest year yet and this year is shaping up to be a big year too,” said Jeremiah Gard with the Red River Zoo. Free carousel rides, activity booths,…

Fargo Woman Charged With DUI After Crashing Dealership Vehicle into Fire Hydrant

A woman allegedly crashes into a fire hydrant after taking a car from a Moorhead car lot

MOORHEAD, Minn. Police arrested a 27–year–old Fargo woman after she allegedly crashed a vehicle into a fire hydrant in Moorhead. The Moorhead Police Department says the woman was test driving a black Nissan Murano when she knocked off the fire hydrant at 50 miles per hour. The hydrant was not connected to the water main. When officials arrived, they found…

Shake Up Your New Year’s Eve Plans With the West Fargo Shakers

The West Fargo Shakers are throwing a holiday party and donnating all proceeds to charity

FARGO, N.D. Looking for a way to put your New Year’s celebrating towards a good cause? The West Fargo Shakers are shaking things up on New Year’s Eve with their 10th Annual New Year’s Eve party at the Holiday Inn on 13th Avenue. All proceeds go to the Dakota Medical Foundation and the West Fargo Educational Foundation. The party has…

Thin Ice Calls for Extra Precautions While Ice Fishing

Ice is still too thin in many areas for trucks to drive on

  HAWLEY, Minn. This year is similar to last year in that higher temperatures have delayed bodies of water from freezing on time in many areas. The thinner ice can make activities like ice fishing carry a lot more risk. Angler Harley Klemick says one benefit of thin ice is drilling is easier…even if you can’t drive to your warming…

The YMCA Helping You Jumpstart Your 2017 Healthy Resolutions

The YMCA is helping out with New Year's Resolutions

With only two days left until the New Year, the YMCA says they want to help the community get a head start on 2017 healthy resolutions. The gym is currently holding a ‘Friends don’t let friends pay full price’ deal. They say if anyone wants to start a membership and names someone who has already joined, both people will receive…

Click It or Ticket Campaign Ends with 2,124 Citations

The highest amount of citations came from speeding

The North Dakota DOT says law enforcement issued more than two thousand citations during their Click It or Ticket Campaign. Officials with NDDOT say the campaign ran from November first through December 15th and 51 law enforcement agencies participated. They say 660 citations were given for not wearing a seatbelt and 22 were for no child restraints. There were 904…

Altru’s Main Health Clinic Under Repair

Officials say all affected departments have been closed down and patients are being rescheduled

All departments inside the now evacuated Altru Main Clinic have been temporarily relocated. This comes after a 16 inch beam failed forcing more than 100 patients and more than 100 staff members to evacuate from the building Thursday afternoon. Officials say they are still working on contacting all patients with appointments and letting them know where they’re being relocated. They…

Four Injured in Rollover in Barnes County

Law enforcement says at least two of the patients have been taken to a Fargo hospital

Four people are hurt after a single vehicle rollover crash in Barnes County. The Barnes County Sheriff says the driver lost control on an ice covered road and rolled the vehicle several times just after 1:30 Friday morning. All four people inside the vehicle were ejected. Two of the injured people were taken to Fargo for treatment. The sheriff says…

Navy SEAL, UND Grad Dies in Kayaking Accident

Petty Officer 1st Class Devon Grube was a Cavalier High School and UND Graduate

A North Dakota Navy SEAL and graduate of UND has died in a kayaking accident off the Virginia coast. The Coast Guard says Petty Officer 1st Class Devon Grube was recovered from the waters of Chesapeake Bay two hours after his kayak was found capsized. He was taken to the hospital but died from his injuries. Grube was a 2000…

Clearing Ice from Your Home: Blowtorch Not Recommended

After two house fires in the area, fire officials are asking homeowners to be careful when removing ice from your home

Clearing snow and ice off your house is something that naturally comes with the brutal winter season. What some people may not realize is that the fire can creep through walls, under doors or any openings and create a much bigger problem than just the ice. Two houses….one week. Firefighters have had to put fires at two separate locations after…