Fairmount

Flow of Water Through White Rock Dam To Be Reduced

Mayor John Welk and others in Richland County had concerns that the releases could threaten Fairmount's water wells.

FAIRMOUNT, ND (KFGO) – The mayor of Fairmount is feeling better after the Corps of Engineers decided to reduce the flow of water going through White Rock Dam in northeast South Dakota.¬† Mayor John Welk and others in Richland County had concerns that the releases could threaten Fairmount’s water wells. “They were opening up the White Rock Dam when the…

Three Contractors Banned From Doing Business In North Dakota

the three took thousands of dollars in advance payments from homeowners for work that they failed to do

BISMARCK, ND —¬†Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem has banned three unlicensed contractors from doing business in North Dakota. Tyler Giles of Fargo, Timothy Jacobson of Fairmount and Patrick Peltier of Bottineau violated the state’s consumer fraud and contractor licensing laws. Stenehjem says the three took thousands of dollars in advance payments from homeowners for work that they failed to do. He…

Semi Struck By Train In Richland County

The sheriff's office says Ronald Erickson couldn't see the train approaching last night near Mantador due to a blind spot.

Richland County, ND — For the second time in two days, a semi was hit by a train in Richland County. The sheriff’s office says Ronald Erickson couldn’t see the train approaching last night near Mantador due to a blind spot. He says he heard the train’s horn and tried to make it across the tracks but the train hit…

Freight Train Crashes Into Semi Near Fairmount

Freight train and semi collision in Richland County

FAIRMOUNT, N.D. – No one was hurt when a freight train crashed into a semi in Richland County. The sheriff’s office says the semi driven by a farm laborer stalled on the tracks near Fairmount on Monday afternoon. The worker jumped out of the cab as the train approached. The semi was destroyed. The train suffered damage but was able…