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Fargo Airport to conduct active shooter exercise July 29

FARGO, N.D.–Employees at Hector International Airport will be taking part in an active shooter exercise on Wednesday. The exercise is meant to train employees what to do in the event of an active shooter. The Airport Authority along with the Fargo Police Department will be conducting the exercise. Fargo Police say the exercise will be done between flights and will…

City of Fargo and Airport Authority Reconcile, Sign Memorandum of Understanding

Over the last couple of months, the City of Fargo and the Municipal Airport Authority have been in heated discussions regarding the Memorandum of Understanding between the two.

FARGO, N.D.  – “What we ended up with is what we needed, and that is an agreement, and that will carry us far into the future,” said Fargo City Commissioner John Strand Over the last couple of months, the City of Fargo and the Municipal Airport Authority have been in heated discussions regarding the Memorandum of Understanding between the two….

Fargo City Commissioner Floats Idea of Doing Away With Airport Authority

The fate of the Authority could be decided next week in executive session

FARGO, N.D. — After a walkout because the Municipal Airport Authority voted to reject the City of Fargo’s memorandum, the city moves to decide the fate of the board. “They decided not to sign that, and so they want to do all their human resources, payroll, computer technology all those things independently,” Fargo City Commissioner Dave Piepkorn said. The Airport…

Commuter Jet Aborts Takeoff at Hector International

Officials say the plane was preparing for takeoff when the plane's tires blew

Courtesy: KFGO An investigation into what caused two tires to blow while a commuter jet was preparing to take off from Hector International is underway. Airport officials say the United Express plane was accelerating down the runway at about 6:30 Monday morning when the plane’s two right-rear tires went flat. The pilots were able to take the plane back to…