Fort Ransom

Discover North Dakota: Valley City

City Dubbed "Most Beautiful Town in the State"

  Today’s Discover North Dakota segment explores the city that calls itself the most beautiful town in the state, Valley City. The city is the hub of the Sheyenne River Water Trail, which will consist of 180 miles of trail once it’s finished. That means plenty of riverside fun, from kayak rentals, to biking or walking to enjoy the views…

Social Distancing: The Lonely Viking & Buttzville

Get Super Distant In Your Social Distance Adventures

  If you haven’t noticed, I’m on a bit of a roadside attractions kick. Weird statues. Historic buildings. It’s one way of exploring our area while we ease back into branching out further and further from home. There’s a website that’s been invaluable for finding stuff like that. Roadside America. They put out a blog a couple weeks ago specifically…

Minot Woman Drowns in Sheyenne River Near Fort Ransom

The Ramsey County Sheriff's Department is investigating.

FORT RANSOM, N.D. (KFGO) – A woman drowned over the weekend near Fort Ransom. Emergency crews responded to reports that two kayakers had tipped over in the Sheyenne River. Jeremy Finch, of Minot, made it to shore on his own. The second person, Nora Bailey, also of Minot, was unable to make it to shore. She was pulled from the…