GEORGETOWN

Flooding From Above: Capturing the Red River at 1,600 Feet

More than 160 miles of roads are affected by water in Cass County

1/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 5/5 Show Caption Hide Caption RED RIVER VALLEY — Seeing this year’s flooding at the ground level only provides a snapshot compared to the portrait you’ll see at 1,600 feet in the air. “There are many roads that are washed…

Overland Flooding To Increase Along With Temperatures This Weekend

overland flooding is expected to increase over most areas north of the Wahpeton-Breckenridge area

GRAND FORKS, ND — The National Weather Service says with warming temperatures overland flooding is expected to increase over most areas north of the Wahpeton-Breckenridge area. The water will impact numerous rural roads and homesteads. Ice jams will increase on area streams and rivers. The Wild Rice and Red Rivers’ flow should break remaining river ice and build into Fargo-Moorhead through…

50 Caught In Elite College Admissions Cheating Scandal, Including Two Actresses

Most of the students did not know their admission to the school was due to a bribe, authorities said. In some cases, however, the children and their parents all took part in the scam.

Actresses Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin were among more than four dozen people charged in a nationwide college admissions cheating scandal that involved wealthy individuals paying up to $6.5 million to place their children into elite universities, according to court records revealed Tuesday. The alleged scam — which involved students being placed into top colleges such as Yale, Georgetown, Stanford, University of Southern California, UCLA and the…

Man Pulls Another Man Out of Burning SUV Saving His Life

Norman County Sheriff Jeremy Thornton says Zebulen Dickey would not have survived if not for Austen Germolus

BORUP, Minn. — A dramatic rescue of a driver trapped in a burning vehicle after a crash Monday night near Borup, Minnesota. 33-year-old Austen Germolus of Ada says he did what anyone would do in a situation like that. 40-year-old Zebulen Dickey of Georgetown was conscious but the vehicle doors were jammed. Germolus broke out a window and pulled him to…

Fargo Makes Top Ten List In Georgetown University Energy Competition

Five million dollars will be awarded to the winner in December

FARGO, ND — Fargo is a top ten finalist out of 50 cities competing in the Georgetown University Energy competition. A $5 million prize will be awarded to the city that can show the most improvement in energy efficiency, sustainability and renewable efforts. Fargo is among the highest performing communities in the nationwide, multi-year competition based on total energy savings per…

Fire Damages House Near Georgetown

Crews from Felton and Dilworth were able to quickly extinguish the flames

  CLAY COUNTY, Minn. — Fire damaged a house just west of Georgetown. Crews were called out around 3:45 this morning after smoke was seen coming from the attic of the house. Crews from Felton and Dilworth were able to quickly extinguish the flames. Damage is estimated at between ten and fifteen thousand dollars. Fire officials say the cause of…

Fire Destroys House in Georgetown

Authorities say there are no injuries and nobody was inside the house at the time

GEORGETOWN, Minn. — A house in Georgetown is a total loss after an early morning fire. Fire crews responded to a nearby garage fire that spread to the roof of the home. Authorities say there are no injuries and nobody was inside the house at the time. They say the flames started from a wood-type stove being used to heat…