Cass County

United Way Needs 250 More Backpacks to Meet Their Goal

Any child attending K-12 school in Cass and Clay Counties is eligible to receive a backpack and supplies.

Fargo, ND–United Way of Cass-Clay is only 250 backpacks shy of its goal for the 2019 United Way School Supply Drive. The goal is to help 6,000 local K-12 students this year. Any child attending K-12 school in Cass and Clay Counties is eligible to receive a backpack and supplies. United Way says a donation of $20 can provide a…

Rural Areas in Cass County Dealing With Flooding

CASS COUNTY N.D- Parts of rural Cass County are still dealing with the water leftover from storms this week. Areas around the Maple River outside Mapleton are dealing with some overland flooding. The water is causing damage to crops along roads and it’s still going to take some time for that water to drain. The buildup is from recent rainfalls…

FM Diversion Board of Authority Appeals Permit Decision By BRRWD

Buffalo-Red River Watershed District voted to deny a permit for the project

FARGO, ND — The Diversion Board of Authority has voted to appeal the decision by the Buffalo-Red River Watershed District to deny a permit for the project. The authority has directed its legal counsel to explore all other legal actions as well. They also claim the BRRWD voted to deny the permit without notifying the public or the permit applicant….

Casselton Man Killed In Cass County Crash

He's 87-year old Eugene Cederberg of Casselton.

CASS COUNTY, N.D.  – The North Dakota Highway Patrol has identified the man killed when his pickup collided with a semi-truck in Cass County. He’s 87-year old Eugene Cederberg of Casselton. The crash happened Monday afternoon at an intersection on County Road 4, northeast of Amenia. The state patrol says Cederberg failed to yield to the semi and was hit….

UPDATE: Man Dead in Crash Near Amenia, ND

CASS COUNTY, N.D. – A crash leaves a man dead near Amenia. Police received a call of a semi versus a truck at the intersection of 25th Street Southeast and 158th Avenue near Amenia at 4:30 Monday afternoon. Authorities say first responders were on scene within eight minutes. “The white pickup back here was traveling southbound on the township roadway,…

Fargo Special Assessments Task Force Asks for Homeowners to Voice Concerns

they changed the cost share from 50-50 to 70-30 so property owners are paying less

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo homeowners have two opportunities this week to let the city know what they think about special assessment processes and funding strategies. The city’s Special Assessments Taskforce was founded last August to review and change the policy that hadn’t been changed since 2003. They are presenting the ideas they have come up with that will help reduce…

Four People Arrested After Theft Investigation At Harwood Storage Unit Facility

A Cass County deputy noticed headlights at the facility at 2 a.m. and stopped to investigate

HARWOOD, ND — Four people were busted early this morning for theft at a storage unit facility in Harwood. A Cass County deputy noticed headlights at the facility at 2 a.m. and stopped to investigate. Deputies found stolen property from two enclosed trailers in the vehicle and arrested everyone inside. 30-year-old Sabrina Johanneson and 31-year-old Daniel Hengest, who have no…

Three Men Pulled Underwater At Minnesota Resort Are Rescued

Two guests at the Gull Lake Resort went into the water and were able to rescue all three men

BRAINERD, MN — Guests at a resort rescue three men who had been pulled underwater by the strong current where Gull Lake meets the Gull River in the Brainerd area. According to the Cass County, Minnesota Sheriff’s Office, a man had waded into the water Sunday afternoon and got caught by the current. Two men went into the water to help…

It’s Time To Recycle Your Old Electronics And Prepare To Toss Your Junk On The Curb

Cleanup Week Begins Monday In FM Metro And The Grand Cities

FARGO, ND — It’s time for the annual Electronics Recycling Event in Cass County. People living in Fargo, West Fargo and rural Cass County can recycle televisions, computers and other electronics free of charge. There is a limit of just two items per person. You can drop them off Saturday from 8 to noon at the Solid Waste Facility located at…

Rivers, Overland Flooding Receding in Cass County

Engineers say levels could be back to normal within next week

CASS COUNTY, N.D. — Cass County engineers say things are looking pretty good along the rivers. In fact, they believe the water may get to a normal level within the next week. “We’re seeing a good reduction in flood flows on those rivers and a lot of the overland flooding has really gone down throughout the rural parts of the county,”…