DEMOLISHED

Downtown Alexandria Businesses Being Demolished to Contain Fire

The public is asked to avoid the area.

ALEXANDRIA, MINN.–A large fire in Alexandria has displaced residents and caused businesses to be demolished. Fire crews were dispatched to a fire at approximately 4:30 a.m. in the 500 block of West Broadway Street in Alexandria on Tuesday. The City of Alexandria says four buildings have been destroyed by the fire and are being demolished to ensure it does not…

Once Popular McDonald’s In Fargo Reduced To Rubble

BNSF Railway Owns The Land And says it has no immediate plans

FARGO, N.D. — McDonald’s on Main Avenue in Fargo is no more. Crews are working to demolish the structure. BNSF Railway, which owns the land, says the franchise owner terminated the lease at the end of 2019. A notice was given to customers on New Year’s Day announcing the closing and inviting people to visit other McDonald’s locations in Fargo,…

Fargo’s Enforcement of Cleaning Up Derelict Houses Making Progress

In the past year, twelve derelict houses have been demolished.

FARGO, N.D. (KFGO) – Fargo’s enforcement of cleaning up dangerous, vacant houses and commercial buildings is making progress. City Inspections Administrator Bruce Taralson said former city policy was less stringent, allowing those blighted structures to be boarded up and left in many cases. That changed about 2 years ago when Taralson came on board. Complaints from neighborhoods to city leaders…

City Commission Votes to Demolish South Fargo House Deemed Too Dangerous to Live In

Neighbors say the house been an issue for years

FARGO, N.D. —¬†One house in South Fargo will be no more after being deemed too dangerous to live in. On Monday night, the Fargo City Commission took action and voted to have the house demolished by the end of the month. “It’s gone through a continuing decline and deterioration. There have been no utilities over 10 years, load bearing walls…

Landmark Stadium, Host to World’s Biggest Sporting Events, Demolished

The site will be turned into a hotel and parking accommodations

ATLANTA, Ga — The Georgia Dome, host to some of the world’s biggest sporting events has finally been demolished. The dome was home to the Atlanta Falcons for more than 25 years and it took 5,000 pounds of explosives to bring it down in about 15 seconds. Demolition officials say they used an industrial strength curtain between the dome and…

UND Master Plan Identifies Campus Buildings to be Demolished

Those buildings earmarked for demolition include low-use classroom buildings and low-density student housing

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — UND has constructed a number of new buildings on campus over the last few years. From residence halls to classroom buildings, older buildings are being torn down. UND has been busy updating its campus. Now, the university faces the prospect of tearing down historical buildings. “A number of the buildings were empty or had low utilization…

North Dakota Governor’s Mansion to be Demolished

It has served North Dakota's first families for 57 years

  BISMARCK, ND — A plan to sell North Dakota’s current governor’s mansion has been a bust. No proposals were received on the 10,000-square-foot prairie-style house by the Wednesday night deadline. That means the mansion will be demolished next month. It has served North Dakota’s first families for 57 years. The state wanted to preserve it while making way for…