EQUIPMENT

Shopping For Equipment Needed for Flood Cleanup

Northern Tool and Equipment has been seeing a lot of construction workers and farmers within the past two weeks

FARGO, N.D. – People in our region are starting to think about the tools and equipment they need to clean up after our spring flood fight. Fans to dry flood impacted areas, pumps to move water from point A to point B, and pressure washers are all things to consider having on hand. An assistant store manager at Northern Tool…

Cars Moved Out of Collapsed Building at Red River Valley Fairgrounds

As soon as a car is pulled out, fairground staff will contact the owner

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Cars are being moved out of a storage building that collapsed last Friday at the Red River Valley Fairgrounds. Fairground staff say they’re getting equipment in place to lift the rafters. About 38 cars out of over 60 have already been pulled out. It’s not clear how many cars are still functioning. As soon as a car…

Precision Planting’s Winter Conference Showcases Latest Farming Technology

There were sessions on fertility, pest management, and selecting seeds

FARGO, N.D. — About 400 farmers from across the Midwest and Canada gathered at Precision Planting’s Winter Conference. One farmer, Jason Siegert, reflects on all the changes in the field. “What we’ve seen in my lifetime— I mean to go out with a planter that used to be 12 rows and manually set everything and you’re steering it and watching every…

Local Conference is Cultivating Relationship Between Agriculture and Technology

More than 20 speakers touched on things like innovative farm equipment and how technology impacts each industry of agriculture

Emerging Prairie brings farmers, agtech company founders, software developers and many more to their second annual Cultivate Conference. It focuses on the relationship between agriculture and technology. More than 20 speakers touched on things like innovative farm equipment and how technology impacts each industry of agriculture. Emerging Prairie provides this platform for entrepreneurs and farmers to work with one another…

Essentia Holds Open House for New Equipment

Numerous items are available from wheelchairs to food pumps to custom prosthetics

FARGO, N.D. — Essentia Health Medical Equipment and Supplies hosted an open house to showcase its products. Numerous items were available from wheelchairs to food pumps to custom prosthetics. Anyone in the community can purchase equipment from the facility, regardless of what provider they’re seeing. Guests could also tour the building, network with the medical supplies team, and see demonstrations of…

Barnesville Fire Department Receives $40,000 in Life-Saving Equipment from Firehouse Subs

The Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation donated about $40,000 worth of radio equipment for its trucks and its base

FARGO, ND — Thanks to Firehouse Subs in Fargo and generous donations from sandwich eaters, the Barnesville Fire Department has just received some new equipment. The Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation donated about $40,000 worth of radio equipment for its trucks and its base. They received 22 devices, 15 of which are mobile and hand-held. Firefighters from the department say…

Fire Officials Release Cause of Fargo House Fire

A woman had to be rescued from the basement along with a dog

  FARGO, ND — Fargo fire officials say a house fire in north Fargo on Sunday was caused by overheating electrical equipment that came in contact with combustibles. The fire broke out between a mattress and the east wall of the basement. A woman had to be rescued from the basement along with a dog. The fire caused $120,000 in…

Plan on Traveling for the Holidays? Fargo Public Works Has You Covered

Employees at Public Works have been monitoring the roads all day in anticipation of the snow

FARGO, ND — If you plan on traveling for the holidays tonight or tomorrow, Fargo Public Works officials say they’ve got you covered. Employees at Public Works have been monitoring the roads all day in anticipation of the snow. They sent out sanders earlier in the day to start laying down product as intersections became slippery. Based on the length…

ND Law Enforcement Purchased Thousands Worth of Police Gear During Pipeline Protests

The Associated Press requested public records and tailed purchases from invoices

NORTH DAKOTA — Throughout the height of protests against the Dakota Access oil pipeline, North Dakota law enforcement purchased more than $600,000 worth of equipment. The Associated Press requested public records and tailed purchases from invoices. The purchases include tactical equipment, crowd control devices, pepper spray, flash–bang and smoke grenades, riot helmets, gas masks, night–vision goggles and more than 2,000…

HERO Revamps and Expands Their Space in Fargo

From wheelchairs, to crutches, to surgical tools, the organization gives people equipment for their medical needs at a cheaper price

FARGO, ND — HERO in Fargo has officially expanded their space. The health care equipment recycling organization held a ribbon cutting to celebrate their new space and new opportunities. From wheelchairs, to crutches, to surgical tools, the organization gives people equipment for their medical needs at a cheaper price. HERO’s supplies have reached every continent except for Antarctica and they…