Recent West Fargo Fire Determined to be Accidental

Fire crews were able to quickly put the fire out due to the hydrants being cleared of snow.

WEST FARGO, N.D.–The West Fargo Fire Department has determined the cause of a fire that occurred on February 14 was accidental. It was determined that a child was playing with a lighter and accidentally started the fire that quickly engulfed a second floor bedroom. Fire crews were able to quickly put the fire out due to the hydrants being cleared…

Van Collides With Northern – Cass School Bus

ARTHUR, N.D. (KFGO) – No injuries were reported when a van rear-ended a Northern-Cass School bus south of Arthur Tuesday around 7:30 a.m. Sheriff’s Lieutenant Tim Briggeman tells KFGO, there were two students and two adults on the bus and one person in the van. The van driver was cited for care required. The bus, which was on its route…

UND Football Player Seriously Hurt In Skiing Accident In Colorado

Hunter Pinke suffered trauma to his head and back and has a severed spinal cord

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — A UND football player has a long road ahead of him after a skiing accident in Colorado right after Christmas. Hunter Pinke suffered trauma to his head and back and has a severed spinal cord. UND Head Football Coach Bubba Schweigert says Pinke is the spiritual leader of the team. He says he is very courageous and…

Man Arrested after Reckless Driving Accident on I-29

No one was injured during the incident.

FARGO, N.D.–A man was arrested for reckless driving after he caused an accident on I-29 on Tuesday. The North Dakota Highway Patrol received reports of a vehicle exceeding 100 miles per hour and passing on the shoulder of I-29 at approximately 5:45 p.m. A NDHP trooper located the vehicle near mile marker 82. As the trooper was attempting a traffic…

Woman Hospitalized after Getting Hit by Plow in Fargo

Despite being hospitalized, the woman did not suffer life-threatening injuries

FARGO, N.D. — A woman is in the hospital after she was struck by a snow plow outside of Hector International Airport. Police say the plow was backing up and hit the woman near the airport’s east entrance around 3 a.m. Tuesday morning. The woman, who was a contractor hired by the airport, did not suffer life threatening injuries. As winter…

Devils Lake Motorized Bicycle Rider Dies In Minot Hospital

Wade Vetter went through a red light and ran into driver's side of a car on Monday

MINOT, N.D. — Authorities say a man who was riding a motorized bicycle that collided with a car in Devils Lake has died. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says 53-year-old Wade Vetter, of Devils Lake, died Saturday in a Minot hospital. The accident happened about 2:32 p.m. Monday. The patrol says Vetter went through a red light and ran into…

Man Killed in Accident with Snow Plow Has Been Identified

The victim has been identified as Steven Newark, Jr., 35, of Fargo

REYNOLDS, N.D. — North Dakota Highway Patrol has identified the man killed after crashing into a stopped snow plow on I–29. He is 35–year–old Steven Newark, Jr. of Fargo. The crash happened around 7:30 Tuesday morning about a mile north of Reynolds. The plow was stopped along the interstate with a North Dakota Highway Patrol trooper and all of their…

Man Cited for Jaywalking After Being Struck By Pickup

Wilbur Gillespie, 54, was struck as he crossed South Washington Street in Grand Forks

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — A man was cited for jaywalking after getting hit by a pickup in Grand Forks. This morning around 8:45, a pickup driven by 79–year–old Francis Leiran ran into 54–year–old Wilbur Gillespie. Gillespie was walking across South Washington Street at 13th Avenue at the time. Police say Leiran did not see the man as she was turning….

Fargo Police Investigating Fatal Head-On Crash Near Hector International Airport

Traffic was diverted away from the scene and the road was re-opened later Wednesday afternoon

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Winter Weather: Keep Your Road Kit Stocked and Handy

People should also include jumper cables and other basic tools like a utility knife, battery operated items like flashlights and first aid items like bandages and band aids

REGIONAL — Keeping a road kit in your car will prepare you for almost anything, including a car crash. It also includes during those negative wind chills which can quickly cause hypothermia and frostbite. The Minnesota State Patrol says the best things to include in the kit are protein or candy bars, a snowsuit and blankets. People should also include…