Hankinson

Owners of Post’s Hardware Say They Will Rebuild In Another Location After Fire

A deputy state fire marshal determined that the fire was caused by a cigarette and started in the back of the building

HANKINSON, N.D. — The hardware store in Hankinson will be rebuilt after it was lost to fire last month. A deputy state fire marshal determined that the fire was caused by a cigarette and started in the back of the building. Nearly a dozen apartment tenants were displaced. Post’s Hardware owners Jeremy and Jill Post say they are still working…

Nearly a Dozen People Homeless in Hankinson Apartment Fire

The Red Cross is assisting those needing housing.

HANKINSON, N.D. (KFGO) – 11 people are homeless after fire gutted their apartments in Hankinson. Fire departments from 8 communities responded to the fire shortly after 9 p.m. Tuesday in the apartments above Posts Hardware on Main Avenue. Richland County Emergency Management Director Brett Lambrecht says there is extensive damage to the second floor on the back end where the…

Bus Crashes Leaving North Dakota Casino

Two people on the bus received minor injuries.

CASS COUNTY, N.D. (KFGO) – A bus with 30 people on board, en route from the Dakota Magic Casino near Hankinson to Fargo, hit crash barrels as it was exiting a construction zone on I-29 near Christine, south of Fargo around 11:30 p.m. Wednesday. Two people on the bus received minor injuries. The bus driver was able to pull off…

Dakota Valley Electric Customers Told To Prepare For Extended Outages

Sargent County has pulled all plows so crews will only work as long as they can do safely

MILNOR, ND — Dakota Valley Electric Co-op crews from Milnor, Wahpeton and Hankinson are working on outages and system issues on the east side of its system. Thursday afternoon, the co-op had around 300 customers without power. They say that outages on the west side of the system so far, are few. Sargent County has pulled all plows so crews…

Man Suffers Life Threatening Injuries To Head After Crashing Into Bridge Support Pillar

the man lost control on ice Friday night near the Hankinson exit

RICHLAND COUNTY, ND — A 42-year-old man from Lisbon, North Dakota suffered life threatening injuries to his head in a crash on I-29. The highway patrol says the man lost control on ice Friday night near the Hankinson exit and struck a bridge support pillar. The man was taken to Sanford Medical Center in Fargo. His name has not yet been…

Heavy Smoke Damages Lidgerwood Market

Fire departments from Lidgerwood and Hankinson responded shortly after 6 this morning on a report of smoke coming from the Lidgerwood Market, just off Main Street.

LIDGERWOOD, N.D. (KFGO) – A grocery store fire in Richland County.  Fire departments from Lidgerwood and Hankinson responded shortly after 6 this morning on a report of smoke coming from the Lidgerwood Market, just off Main Street.   County Emergency Manager Brett Lambrecht says firefighters made initial entry and found smoke was coming from a mechanical room.  Smoke was pouring out…

Driver Dies After Crashing Into Farm Equipment

The North Dakota Highway Patrol says shortly after sunset, around 7:05 p.m., the car was southbound on Richland County Road 1 when it met a northbound tractor towing a disc plow and coil packer.

Hankinson, N.D. (KFGO) – A 59-year-old Hankinson man was killed when the car he was driving collided with farm equipment just north of Hankinson Tuesday night. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says shortly after sunset, around 7:05 p.m., the car was southbound on Richland County Road 1 when it met a northbound tractor towing a disc plow and coil packer….

Victims In Triple Fatal Crash Near Hankinson Identified

Young Driver Lost Control on Interstate 29, Crossed Median And Crashed Into Vehicle Head-On

Avila Family/GoFundMeRICHLAND COUNTY, N.D. — The highway patrol has released the names of the people killed in a triple fatal crash on I-29 south of Hankinson Sunday morning. They include 45-year-old James Radtke of West Fargo and 24-year-old Flor Avila and her daughter, 5-year-old Kayleen Avila, both of Fargo. The patrol says Radtke’s 15-year-old son, Connor, was behind the wheel…

Three People Killed When Young Driver Loses Control Near Hankinson

North Dakota Highway Patrol says a 15-year-old boy overcorrected and lost control of his vehicle

HANKINSON, N.D. — Three people are dead after a young driver lost control of his vehicle and crashed into another vehicle south of Hankinson on I-29. North Dakota Highway Patrol says a 15-year-old boy from West Fargo overcorrected and lost control of his vehicle. It crossed the median and hit a vehicle killing the 24-year-old female driver and a 5-year-old…

Mountain Lion Seen Wandering Around Wahpeton Area

Tyler Birchem says his dog started chasing something ahead of them on a township road several miles northwest of Wahpeton

1/2 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Show Caption Hide Caption WAHPETON, ND — A man out running his hunting dog the other morning was stopped dead in his tracks. Tyler Birchem says his dog started chasing something ahead of them on a township road several miles northwest of Wahpeton. It turned out to be a mountain lion. Birchem says he…