UPDATE: One Road Reopens Into The Small Dickey County Town of Fullerton

Around 50 people live in Fullerton

Dickey Co. 8 South of Fullerton/Courtesy: Aimee Teske DICKEY COUNTY, ND —  There is a way to get back into the small North Dakota town of Fullerton in Dickey County. Emergency Manager Charlie Russell says water is off of 86th Street Southeast and it is now open from Highway 281 to Fullerton. He reminds people that both bridges south of…

No Travel Advised For Jamestown, Valley City, Michigan and Surrounding Areas

A Travel Alert is in effect for the northeastern portion of North Dakota

BISMARCK, N.D. —  The North Dakota Department of Transportation along with the North Dakota Highway Patrol have issued a No Travel Advisory for portions of eastern North Dakota due to snow/ice covered roads and reduced visibility creating hazardous driving conditions. Cities included in the No Travel Advisory are Jamestown, Valley City, Edgeley, Ellendale, Oakes, Cooperstown, Michigan, Larimore and surrounding areas.  A No Travel Advisory means…

Hundreds of Dakota Valley Electric And Cass County Electric Customers Are Without Power

The heavy wet snow caused many wire breaks, pole tops shattered, and broken poles

UPDATE 8:20 P.M. 10/10/2018:  Cass County Electric crews have restored power to hundreds of customers but around 160 remain without power around Oakes and Valley City. **ORIGINAL STORY BELOW** EDGELEY, N.D. — Dakota Valley Electric Co-op has crews out working to restore power to more than 1,100 customers from Forbes and Ellendale to Edgeley. That is about one-quarter of the cooperative’s…

Aberdeen Woman Sent To Fargo Hospital After Crash Near Edgeley

85-year-old Jean Hanson had to be cut from her car

EDGELEY, N.D. — An Aberdeen woman was airlifted to a Fargo hospital after a crash near Edgeley, North Dakota. The highway patrol says around 2:10 p.m. Saturday, a pickup pulling an empty livestock trailer failed to stop and was hit. 85-year-old Jean Hanson had to be cut from her car before being airlifted to Fargo. Her condition is not known….

Woman Crashes Into Gas Tanker After Sneezing

Woman Was Hurt While Semi Driver Was Not, No Fuel Spilled

LAMOURE CO., N.D. — Authorities say a sneeze caused a woman to crash into a semi. North Dakota Highway Patrol says 44-year-old Michele Eckmann of LaMoure was driving north on Highway 281 about 13 miles north of Edgeley Friday afternoon when she sneezed. It caused her SUV to drift and she struck the tanker trailer loaded with gas. Eckmann was…

Authorities Identify Monango Man in Fatal Crash with Semi

The semi driver, 41 year old Brandon Sanderson of Stirum, was treated in Jamestown for minor injuries

  EDGELEY, ND — The highway patrol has released the name of a man killed in a crash last Thursday afternoon, six miles northeast of Edgeley. They say 79-year-old Coral Bardell of Monango drove through an intersection and was hit by a semi hauling corn. Bardell died from his injuries. The semi driver, 41 year old Brandon Sanderson of Stirum,…

Semi and SUV Crash Near Edgeley Leaves One Man Dead

The victim was 79-years-old from Monango

EDGELEY, N.D. — Police say a crash in LaMoure County between a semi and an SUV killed one man and left another injured. Highway Patrol officers say it happened at an intersection northeast of Edgeley Thrusday afternoon. The 79–year–old Monango man driving the SUV was killed after both vehicles rolled into a ditch. The 41–year–old man driving the semi was…

Anti-Semitic Cult Leader Purchases Former School In Kulm, N.D.

In an interview with KFGO News, Maresh says that she fears her grandfather is preparing to re-establish his cult in the old Kulm High School.

FARGO (KFGO) – The daughter and son-in-law of Gordon Winrod, an anti-semitic cult leader from Missouri who kidnapped five grandchildren from their home near Edgeley, N.D. has purchased a former school in Kulm, N.D. That’s according to Shannon Maresh, whose three brothers and two sisters were kidnapped and brainwashed by Winrod in the 1990’s. In an interview with KFGO News,…

Minnesota Hunter Killed in Shooting Identified

A Minnesota hunter who was killed while hunting coyotes is identified

The Minnesota hunter killed in a shooting while hunting coyotes in North Dakota has been identified. Authorities say Ron Rechtzigel, 57, of Cannon Falls died after being shot near Edgeley. They say Rechtzigel was with two other hunters in poor weather conditions and would not say if the man was shot by another hunter or shot himself. The shooting is…