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Richland County Grain Bins Opened, Releasing 150,000 Bushels of Corn

Meyer estimates he will lose about 6,000 bushels of the corn.

FAIRMOUNT, N.D. (KFGO) – A vandal or vandals have hit a Richland County farm. The farmer, Mark Meyer says the damage is costly and a big mess. Mark Meyer says somebody opened the side taps of two-grain bins sometime Sunday night and released about 150,000 bushels of dried corn onto the ground at the farm located 6 miles west of…

Garage Fire In Grand Forks Causes $20,000 In Damage

The fire was reported at 1707 21st Avenue South

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — A Saturday morning garage fire causes twenty thousand dollars in damage in Grand Forks. The fire was reported around 9:30 at 1707 21st Avenue South. Crews arrived to find flames and black smoke pouring out of the garage. There was heavy damage to two garage stalls and a vehicle was lost. There were no injuries. The…

Fire Destroys Garage, Damages Home in West Fargo

The cause is still being investigated

WEST FARGO, N.D. — A fire in West Fargo destroyed a garage and caused lots of damage on a house and second garage. Firefighters were called to the 2100 block of Fourth Avenue East just after 11 a.m. The blaze started in a garage before spreading to two other structures. No was hurt in the fire, and the cause is…

Thunderstorm Causes Widespread Damage Across Red River Valley

Parts of roofs were ripped off and trees snapped in many neighborhoods

RED RIVER VALLEY — The thunderstorm caused widespread damage across the Red River Valley. Strong winds ripped parts of the roofs off several buildings. Lots of fences and signs were also blown over. Some streets across the F–M area were blocked by flooding. Many neighborhoods have snapped trees, and the streets are covered with branches and debris. “Three, four garbage…

Red Lake Police Try To Identify Young School Vandals

They Want to seek restitution from the boys' parents

1/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3 Show Caption Hide Caption RED LAKE, MN — Police are searching for a group of kids that broke into schools and bus garages in Red Lake, Minnesota causing thousands of dollars in damage. They posted these pictures to Facebook and said the kids, who are believed to be ages 11…

Fire Breaks Out at Vic’s Aircraft Sales in North Fargo

No one was injured, but extent of damage is unknown at this time

FARGO, N.D. — A fire breaks out at Vic’s Aircraft Sales around 8:45 pm Saturday night. Upon arrival, fire fighters found smoke coming out of the building at 1631 19th Avenue North with zero visibility. The business is right near the Fargo Air Museum. They had to use a ladder to enter the building. No one was inside and no…

Fire Causes Extensive Damage in Downtown Wahpeton Building

Apartment units and businesses occupy the building

WAHPETON, N.D. — A fire in Wahpeton’s former Citizen’s Bank Building causes extensive damage. It started around 1:30 p.m. in a second story apartment unit on the 500 Block of Dakota Avenue. The building also includes several businesses and the Three Rivers Crisis Center. “We heard the upstairs smoke alarm start beeping. I looked up and I could see smoke rolling…

Couch Fire Causes $1,500 In Damage At Fargo Apartment Complex

The fire was reported just before three o'clock Sunday afternoon at 123 Roberts Street North

FARGO, ND — A couch on fire caused quite a mess at a downtown Fargo apartment building. The fire was reported just before three o’clock Sunday afternoon at 123 Roberts Street North. The couch fire set off two sprinklers in the unit of the 62-unit building causing water to flow from the fourth floor to the third and second floors. Water…

Vandals Break Window at Main Library in Downtown Fargo

A large piece of cement was thrown at the east entrance window

FARGO, N.D. — Vandals hit the Main Library in Downtown Fargo overnight. A large piece of cement was thrown at the east entrance window. The damage has been covered with wood, and replacement for the glass is being ordered. There’s no cost estimate on the damage yet. The library’s director says nothing like this has happened before. “It’s always disappointing…

Winger, Minn. Cleans Up After Sunday Tornado

Many landmarks around town faced significant damage

WINGER, Minn. — The town of Winger is still cleaning up after a tornado hit Sunday night. Dean Johnson had a lot of his property damaged from Sunday’s storm. “This kind of tells the story itself. It’s kind of discouraging to look at,” he said. The tornado, with winds up to 110 mph, started at the southwest part of town and…