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Drought Conditions Escalating Wildfires in North Dakota

Officials say the fire, is not affecting any livestock or structures

North Dakota Highway Patrol  NORTH DAKOTA — North Dakota’s drought conditions are escalating wildfires throughout the state. Crews contained 70 percent of a major wild fire at the Little Missouri National Grassland in the west side of the state. Officials say the fire, is not affecting any livestock or structures. The state Department of Emergency Service officials say they’ve battled…

Cone Zone: Water Main Replacement Project to Begin in North Fargo

The road is deteriorating and utilities are breaking

  FARGO, ND — A water main replacement project will begin Thursday in north Fargo. Drivers will find roads closed around the area of 4th avenue and 3rd street north. The road is deteriorating and utilities are breaking. All work should be finished by early November, weather permitting. Work on the 32nd Avenue South project has shifted near Love’s Travel…

Rescue Crews Suspend Search for Man Believed to be in Red River

A dive team joined the fire department and officers from Fargo and Moorhead in the search

FARGO, ND — Search crews spent much of the day on the Red River looking for a 24-year old swimmer who was reported missing this morning. A dive team joined the fire department and officers from Fargo and Moorhead in the search. Fanuel Shewarega Asrat, 24, has been identified as the missing person. He was last seen at around 5:00…

Cone Zone: Traffic Changes in the Metro Could Impact Commute

Drivers are reminded to slow down as crews will be working near traffic

  FARGO, ND — Some more traffic changes are coming to the metro tomorrow. I-29 southbound will be reduced to one lane for up to 10 days near the 32nd Avenue South project. Drivers are reminded to slow down as crews will be working near traffic. Also Wednesday, 19th Avenue North between I-29 and 45th Street will be closed as…

People Salvage Belongings After Garage Fire

Several garages were affected by the fire

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Crews respond to a fire in West Fargo damaging more than 15 garages around 8:40 Friday night. West Fargo Fire found flames starting out of an apartment garage unit. The fire then spread to the surrounding stalls. The Fargo Fire Department, as well as F-M ambulance, were also called to the scene. Smoke from the garage…

Four People Escape Unharmed at Fire in Moorhead

The garage is facing extensive damage from the fire

MOORHEAD, Minn.–Crews respond to a fire in Moorhead just after 6:30 p.m. They found heavy smoke inside a garage at 1621 5th Street South. It took under 20 minutes to put the fire out. Four people were home at the time and were able to get out. A crew from Fargo was originally requested but was cleared to leave after…

Rescue Crews Respond to Medical Emergency at West Fargo Apartment Building

Police and emergency workers responded to an apartment building at 612 6th Street East

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Rescue crews in West Fargo are on the scene of a medical emergency at an apartment building. The call for help came just before 5:30 p.m. Police and emergency workers responded to an apartment building at 612 6th Street East. More ambulances were soon dispatched. KVRR reporter Nick Broadway and photojournalist John Hanson are on the…

City Crews Withstand a Blast of Wicked Winter Weather

Temperateures close to freezing and modest snowfall amounts made keeping Fargo streets easier than it couild have been

FARGO, N.D. — Snow started falling before dawn and crews were out early to keep the roadways clear, but plows weren’t the only ones swinging back into action. Snow caught many by surprise, but Fargo city crews were ready for Mother Nature’s wicked weather curveball. “We have a night crew that’s on staff they’re supposed to be sweeping, but in…

Missing Boater from Minneapolis Found Alive

Search and rescue crews continued to look for Elgersma on both water and land on Sunday

  BAYPORT, Minn. — A man who went missing from a boat on the St. Croix River near Bayport, Minnesota has been found alive. Jason Elgersma and Kristin Erickson, both of Minneapolis, were on board the boat around 3:00 a.m. on Sunday when it started taking on water. Erickson made it to shore. Search and rescue crews continued to look…

UPDATED: Fire Crews Battle Fire at Nome Church Purchased by Craig Cobb

It is not known if anyone was inside the church at the time of the fire and the state fire marshal will be investigating

Courtesy: Mary Peterson, NomeNOME, N.D. — Fire crews are on the scene in Nome, trying to fight flames at the former Zion Lutheran Church. The Barnes County Sheriff said the call came in just after four o’ clock in the afternoon but by the time deputies arrived, the church was fully engulfed. It is not known if anyone was inside…