Hankinson

Hankinson attracts a big crowd for Oktoberfest

HANKINSON, N.D. (KVRR) – The small town of Hankinson attracted a large crowd of people to its downtown area Saturday. The city of around 1,000 people is celebrating its 19th Annual Oktoberfest with tons of food, beer, games, and music. This event is a big deal for the community; bringing people together and celebrating their heritage. “We have a lot…

Sports Book Lounge Coming To Dakota Magic Casino This Fall

HANKINSON, N.D. — Dakota Nation Gaming Enterprise will now be one of the first establishments in North Dakota to have its very own Vegas-style sports book lounge coming this fall. Dakota Magic Casino will leverage the IGT PlaySports platform, self-service betting kiosks, and turnkey services. The enterprise has three tribal casinos with Dakota Magic Casino and Hotel near Hankinson, North…

Man escapes house fire in Hankinson

Fire Broke Out Around 9 P,M, Wednesday

HANKINSON, N.D. – There are no injuries after a house fire in Hankinson. The Richland County Sheriff’s Office says firefighters responded to the house fire just before 9 p.m. Wednesday on the 200 block of 1st Street NE. One man inside the house when the fire started got out unharmed. The fire remains under investigation.┬áThere is no word on how…

Electrical fire destroys Richland Co. Highway Dept. building & several service vehicles

Due to fire, county roads could see delay in road maintenance

HANKINSON, N.D. — A fire that broke out Monday evening around 8:00 left a Hankinson facility destroyed and several machinery vehicles left unusable. “It looks like it started in the electrical room in that area where the main source of the fire was as we tore into the building and put the fire out last night,” Richland County Director of…

Class B Softball To Return This Summer

A Handful of Class B Teams will play a weekly set of games for four to five weeks starting June 9th

FARGO, ND – The 2020 softball season won’t be entirely gone for Class B. schools in North Dakota, thanks to an unofficial season that’s set to launch. Practices start Monday then games begin on the 9th and will run through the next four to five weeks. It’s called the North Dakota Impact League and it’s made up of a handful…

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…