CARS

Driving Conditions Leave Some Truck Drivers Stuck in Fargo

One truck driver was headed to Forest River, but extreme weather made it impossible to leave

  FARGO, N.D.- Melvin Ott was headed north to refill the truck after doing a delivery, but weather conditions changed those plans. “I was delivering yesterday off exit 69, about six miles up the road and I was suppose to go to Forest River to reload yesterday and couldn’t make it. It’s too dangerous,” says Ott. He says road conditions…

Moorhead Whale Of The Wash Has Wall Collapse Inside Wash

Peterson who has been working in the car wash industry for countless years saw something unexpected happen.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — It was a normal Sunday at the 32nd Avenue South Moorhead Whale Of A Wash for Toby Peterson. “I was in the equipment room on the other side of the next wall over sorting out quarters and tokens to put back into the machine.” Peterson who has been working in the car wash industry for countless years…

A Day In The Life Of A Tow Truck Driver

Thad Campbell has been working as a tow truck driver for less than a year.

FARGO, N.D – On average, Thad Campbell rescues about 10 to 15 stranded cars everyday. But after a snowstorm, he rescues more than double the amount. ‘We had at least, as a whole we had about 100 calls that we had to get through. On average you get about 15 done per driver. And if you were on call maybe…

Three Junked Vehicles Found on Fire Near Wahpeton

The Dwight Fire Department was called to Berger's Body and Glass on Saturday night

WAHPETON, N.D. — The Richland County Sheriff’s Office is investigating three junked vehicles that went up in flames over the weekend. The Dwight Fire Department was called to Berger’s Body and Glass west of Wahpeton on Saturday night. The crew found three cars on fire but was able to put out the fire within minutes. No one was injured. All…

ND Has 72 Percent Rate of Car Seat Misuse, Experts Give Safety Tips

All kids younger than 13 should be in the back seat

FARGO, N.D. — The rate of misusing car seats in North Dakota has improved over the past nine years, but it’s still very high at 72 percent. One of the common things parents get wrong is the tightness of harnesses. See the video for demonstrations. “You want the harness to be at or below the child’s shoulders, and you want…

Protect and Serve Before The Bell, Dilworth P.D Teams Up To Help With School Supplies

Protect and serve is going beyond the call of duty and the sound of a school bell. Dilworth Police camped out in front of Walmart to collect school supplies for kids going to Dilworth–Glyndon Felton schools. Cops collected supplies like pencils, folders and backpacks in the hopes of helping kids in need as school closes in for families. “We called…

Community of Care Puts on 8th Annual Bike and Cruise Show With a Touch of Nostalgia

The money from the show will allow elderly residents in rural Cass County

  CASSELTON, N.D. — The senses are opening up a window to the past. “I remember my grandfather’s car. And it smells just like this. No other car in my youth smelled like this,” said Mike Thiel. It’s that one–of–a–kind scent that actually kept Thiel from getting rid of his 1962 Chrysler New Yorker. “My daughter fell in love with…

Fargo Police Respond to Call of Cars Ramming Into Each Other

It was in the 4500 block of 19th Avenue South

  FARGO, N.D. — Just before eight last night, Fargo police got a call about two cars ramming into each other in the 4500 block of 19th Avenue South. An injured man was lying on the ground when they got there. Authorities say the nature of the man’s injuries are unknown at this time. After gathering witness statements and surveillance video,…

Cars Moved Out of Collapsed Building at Red River Valley Fairgrounds

As soon as a car is pulled out, fairground staff will contact the owner

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Cars are being moved out of a storage building that collapsed last Friday at the Red River Valley Fairgrounds. Fairground staff say they’re getting equipment in place to lift the rafters. About 38 cars out of over 60 have already been pulled out. It’s not clear how many cars are still functioning. As soon as a car…

Number of Uber Drivers, Prices Affected By Blizzard Conditions

Some drivers are having car troubles themselves

FARGO, N.D. — The conditions outside mean fewer Uber drivers are on the road and that means it’ll cost you more to use the service. Some drivers can’t get their own cars to start or can’t get their cars through the snow. The weather means good business for the ones who are able to drive. One Uber driver, Dan Haglund, says…