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Frontier Airlines Resumes Flights Between Fargo and Denver

The airline hasn't had a Fargo-Denver flight since 2015

FARGO, N.D. —¬†Frontier Airlines is back in Fargo– its first direct flight from Denver since 2015 arrived this afternoon. It joins United as the two carriers that offer service from Fargo to Denver. Frontier has operated on and off at Hector International Airport over the past 40 years. The airline said in a statement they are “pleased to return to…

Come Out to Bowl, Buy and Bite to Honor Our Heroes

All the proceeds from this Saturday's sale will go towards the next Honor Flight

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Calling all garage sale lovers! This is your opportunity to pick up some items at a low cost while also supporting our veterans. All the proceeds from this Saturday’s sale will go towards the next Honor Flight. It’s a trip for veterans to visit Washington D.C. and see the memorials from the wars they have served in….

Airline Passengers Headed to Minneapolis Stranded at Hector International

The Winter Storm In Minnesota Causes Six Flights to Land At The Hector International Airport

FARGO, N.D. — Monday¬†night’s winter storm in Minnesota caused six different flights to take an unexpected stop in Fargo at Hector International Airport. While two flights were able to head off Monday night, passengers on the other flights were forced to stay overnight in Fargo and depart Tuesday morning. A line this long is a sight rarely seen at Hector…

Traveling to Philly for Sunday’s Game? What You Need to Know

If you're planning to go to the game in Philly, you should be warned. KMSP Fox 9's Rob Olson Reports.

NATIONAL — We’re just days away from the Vikings next playoff matchup, and fans are looking to follow the team to Philadelphia. Luckily, some airlines are offering unique deals, but there are a couple of other things you may want to know about before hopping on that plane. If you’re planning to go to the game in Philly or even…

Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport Helping People with Special Needs Take to the Skies

There is hope and help for families feeling grounded by fear. KMSP Fox 9's Amy Hockert has this special report.

MINNEAPOLIS — Flying is stressful and it can be even harder if you’re traveling with someone who has special needs. There is hope and help, though, for families feeling grounded by fear through a new program in Minneapolis that’s looking to be a national model. When you’re little, life is full of unexpected moments. When you’re little and you have…

Airline Pilots Spread Holiday Cheer with Christmas Tree Flight Path Over Germany

It was picked up by flight-radar-24, which is a flight-tracking website

RADAR 2 RADAR 1 INTERNATIONAL — A couple of airline pilots decided to spread a little Christmas cheer while doing a test flight over Germany. It’s not Santa up in the sky, but pilots of a commercial airliner airbus testing out a new plane. What at first seemed like a routine flight, quickly turned into one of holiday magic as…

Members of the 119th Wing Welcomed Home at Hector International

Although the flight was delayed, friends and family say nothing will stop them from enjoying every minute of this reunion

FARGO, ND — They put their lives on the line to protect this country and now they’re being welcomed home with open arms. The 119th Wing has been deployed for the last six months. What is all the excitement at Hector International Airport? “Because my daddy’s coming home,” said Penelope, Major Shaun Carlson’s daughter. Friends and families are counting down…

Flight Forecasting with Unmanned Aircraft at the Grand Forks Air Force Base

The team also conducts weather observations to go along with data gathered by automated observations to insure flight safety

GRAND FORKS, ND — While manned missions are no longer flown out of the Grand Forks Air Force base, unmanned aircraft still require flight forecasting. A team of air force personnel make sure that pilots of remote controlled aircraft are aware of weather conditions that could impact take offs and landings at the base as well as day-to-day operations. The…

Former UND Flight Instructor Sentenced for Child Porn

Authorities were tipped off by two UND students in 2016

  GRAND FORKS, ND — A former UND flight instructor is headed to prison for 16 years on child porn charges. Eric Basile, 38, of Grand Forks, will also serve 15 years of supervised release and pay 24,000 to the Crime Victim’s Fund. Authorities were tipped off by two UND students in 2016. Basile’s work computer and other media contained…

West Fargo Man Dead After Crash with UTV

Authorities say alcohol was factor in the crash which happened just southwest of Stirum in Sargent County

  OAKS, ND — The highway patrol has released the names of those involved in a fatal UTV-dirt bike crash late Saturday night. Zane Buchholz, 19, of West Fargo, was riding the dirt bike with no headlight when he hit by the UTV being driven by 56-year-old Clayton Hoffman of Oakes. Buchholz died at the hospital in Oakes. Hoffman was…