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UPDATE: Power Restored to 2,000 Cass County Electric Customers

UPDATE 6:45 PM Thursday: Cass County Electric says on Facebook that power has been restored to 2,000 customers. The cooperative will update when it receives more information.   CASS COUNTY, N.D. - 2,952 Cass County Electric Customers are without power.…

Dog Shooting Investigation In Wadena County

WADENA, MN - The shooting of a dog is under investigation in Wadena County. The sheriff's office says a dog, with shell casings around it, was found at a campground. The dog had a collar and leash attached. It was…

MN Lawmaker Seeks Crackdown on Fake Hate Crime Claims

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) _ A Minnesota lawmaker wants tougher penalties for falsely reporting hate crimes in his state after an actor in Chicago was accused of doing so. Rep. Nick Zerwas' bill comes after actor Jussie Smollett was charged…

UPDATE: Moorhead Runaway Teens Home Safe

MOORHEAD, MN -- The Moorhead Police Department requested the public's assistance with locating three juvenile runaways earlier this week. One of the runaways, Jalissia Marie-Love Escobedo (14), returned home last evening. The two remaining runaways, Thabuna Gayetaye (14) and Thabelta Gayetaye…

ND State Snowplow Struck In Valley City

Valley City, N.D. (KFGO) - A state snow plow was rear-ended on I-94 in Valley City Wednesday afternoon. The highway patrol says around 3:30 p.m., the NDDOT plow was eastbound in the passing lane, clearing snow, when it was rear-ended…

Plow Driver Hit Near Valley City, 2nd Time This Winter

VALLEY CITY, N.D. - An NDDOT snow plow driver gets hit by a vehicle for the second time this winter. It happened around 3:30 PM Wednesday on eastbound Interstate 94 in Valley City. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says the…

On Second Thought, Sports Betting Passed By ND House

BISMARCK - North Dakota's House has reconsidered and passed legislation to allow legal gambling on college and professional sports. The bill originally got the support of representatives present but fell two votes short Wednesday of the 48 needed for approval.…

Travel Alert Issued in Northeastern North Dakota

NORTH DAKOTA - The North Dakota Department of Transportation and the Highway Patrol have issued a travel alert for the northeastern part of the state because of poor visibility and road conditions. Cities included are Grand Forks, Pembina, Cavalier and…

Morning Snow Causing Traffic Problems

FARGO, N.D. (KFGO) - There have been a number of crashes, roll-over's and spin-outs on icy stretches of I-94, I-29, and Highway 10 in the FM metro Thursday. A multi-vehicle crash on the westbound lane of I-94 west of…

NDSU Staff and Faculty Apply for Voluntary Buyout Program

FARGO, N.D. (KFGO) - NDSU has received 69 applications for employee buyouts. 39 are faculty. 30 are staff. The limited-time Voluntary Separation Incentive Program was offered in late November. The buyouts, also offered at UND, are the result of budget…