Hankinson

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…

Demolition Days 2017: A Car Competition With a Twist

Drivers smash compact, stock and limited weld cars into each other

HANKINSON, N.D. — Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines. It’s Demolition Days 2017. Compact, stock and limited weld cars smash into each other and whoever is still standing gets $5,000. “It’s kind of just an excuse for people to make a lot of noise and wreck stuff,” said Hankinson firefighter Jordan Krump. Demolition Days has been a part of the Hankinson…

Cause of Explosion Released at Hankinson Renewable Energy Plant

Both augers were up and running again Sunday afternoon

HANKINSON, ND — No one was hurt after a fire and explosion at the Hankinson Renewable Energy Plant. It was reported Saturday night shortly after 9:30. Richland County Director of Emergency Services Brett Lambrecht says the majority of the fire was put out within 45 minutes but crews did stay on scene to monitor hot spots. Lambrecht says the fire…

Authorities Identify Body Found Outside Dakota Magic Apartments in Hankinson

The Richland County Sheriff's Office says 36-year-old Jesse Blue of Fort Thompson was found Thursday morning

  HANKINSON, N.D. — A South Dakota man who died after being found outside the Dakota Magic apartments near Hankinson has been identified. The Richland County Sheriff’s Office says 36-year-old Jesse Blue of Fort Thompson was found Thursday morning. He was on the ground and unresponsive. He later died at a hospital in Sisseton. The sheriff’s office is waiting on…