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Ten People Are Being Monitored For The Coronavirus In North Dakota

The ten individuals recently traveled to China.

NORTH DAKOTA – The ten individuals being monitored for Corona virus have recently traveled to China. “We are calling them, testing them, or somehow communicating with these persons and asking you know, symptom history whether or not they have a temperature and how they are dealing in general,” says Brenton Nesemeier, the Field Epidemiologist at the North Dakota Department of…

Agreement between Fargo & Municipal Airport Authority could come soon

FILEFARGO, N.D. – The City of Fargo and the Municipal Airport Authority appear close to an agreement over who is in control. During mediation sessions, a new memo of understanding has been produced. Mayor Tim Mahoney says the entities cannot comment on what’s in the memo until it’s approved by both sides. He calls the talks “fruitful.” The city commission…

Chicago & Denver flights canceled at Fargo’s Hector International Airport

FARGO, N.D. – Several flights to and from Hector International Airport are canceled Monday because of snow. Several United Airlines and American Airlines planes arriving and departing from Chicago’s O’Hare International airport have been canceled. One United flight departing for Denver has been canceled. To rebook a United flight, call 1-800-241-6522. To rebook an American flight, call 1-800-433-7300. To see…

Fargo Airport Authority rejects offer from city, mayor ‘profoundly disappointed’

FARGO, N.D. – The Municipal Airport Authority votes to hire a private company to handle payroll and other employee services now handled by the city. It’s a move Mayor Tim Mahoney says he’s “profoundly disappointed” with. The authority rejected an agreement with the city to provide the services like it’s done for 50 years. One of the biggest disagreements centers…

Traffic At North Dakota’s 8 Commercial Aiports Increases In July

Year-to-date boardings for the eight airports are up more than 10 percent

BISMARCK, N.D. — Traffic at North Dakota’s eight commercial airports was up 12 percent in July compared to last year. More than 110,000 people boarded planes in Fargo, Grand Forks, Jamestown, Devils Lake, Bismarck, Minot, Williston and Dickinson in July. Williston had the highest percentage increase, of nearly 27 percent. Year-to-date boardings for the eight airports are up more than…

Flights cancelled, delayed at MSP Airport due to severe weather

MINNEAPOLIS (FOX 9) – Over 120 flights have been delayed and another five have been cancelled at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport Monday night due to severe weather. Departing flights were delayed an average of 50 minutes Monday, according to Flight Aware. All inbound flights were grounded at their origin until 8 p.m. due to the storm. For flights already airborne…

Man Crashes Vehicle, Lands on Valley City Electric Power Box

A 44-year-old Litchville man was driving in the 900 block of 12th Street Northwest around 2 a.m.

VALLEY CITY, N.D. — One man is injured after losing control of his vehicle and landing on top of an electric power box in Valley City. when his vehicle left the road, hit two power poles and another vehicle before landing on the power box. Drake had to be removed from the vehicle and was taken by Sanford Life Flight….

Canceled Flights Leave Passengers Frustrated at Hector International Airport

Airport officials say the wind is mostly what's affecting flights

FARGO, N.D. — The storm means a lot of headaches for travelers at Hector International Airport. Airport officials say wind speeds are what’s affecting a lot of the flight cancellations both into and out of Hector. Airlines make their cancellation decisions based on winds, visibility, and road conditions. If wind gusts are over 40 knots, planes can’t be deiced. You should…

New Art Installment at Fargo Airport Highlights Regional Scenery

The series called "Grand Abstractions" is the second installment of a yearlong art exhibit at Hector

FARGO, N.D. — If you’re traveling through Hector International Airport, you might notice some new art on the walls. The artist behind the new installation, Zhimin Guan, uses his work to bridge the East and West… especially the Midwest. “American land is very refreshing, very new, and vast, and energetic. I think it’s perfect for me to use some of the…

Travelers Returning from Arizona Greeted With Frigid Temperatures

Airport officials say thousands of flights across the country have been affected by the polar vortex

FARGO, N.D. — The frigid temperatures have been affecting flights across the country. People flying in from warmer places say the dramatic shift in temperature was a shock to them when they got off the plane. “Almost 100 degree difference. Swinging from the 55 degree weather we left in Arizona to a –54, not really happy to be back, excited to be…