ATF offers reward for capture, conviction of church arsonist

FARGO (KVRR) – The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for starting a fire at the Maple Sheyenne Lutheran Church near Harwood, North Dakota. The church, located at 8711 40th Ave. North, caught fire June 16, causing significant damage….

Harwood fire made difficult by windy conditions

HARWOOD FIRE 2 HARWOOD FIRE 1 HARWOOD, N.D. (KVRR) – Firefighters from several communities are on the scene of a fire in Harwood, North Dakota. Multiple fire crews including from Harwood and West Fargo spent the afternoon fighting a shop fire on the 3100 block of 165th Avenue SE in very windy conditions. Crews say the fire was possibly caused…

West Fargo Elementary Schools Returning To Onsite Instruction By Late November

WEST FARGO, N.D. — West Fargo Public Schools announcing the return to class of all preschool through 5th graders by the end of November. Harwood and Legacy Elementary Schools will be the first two schools in the district to bring students back four days a week. All elementary buildings will return to full, five-day onsite learning by Monday, November 30….

Two dead after crash near Harwood

HARWOOD, N.D. -A fatal crash near Harwood this morning leaves two people dead. It happened just before ten when the Cass county Sheriff’s Office responded to a two vehicle crash. A van going west on Cass County Road 20 collided with a semi, going north on Cass county Road 17. “The driver of the tractor trailer was the lone occupant…

20-year-old Glyndon man killed in Clay County crash identified

UPDATE: The Minnesota State Patrol has released the name of the Glyndon man who died in a crash Monday evening. A medical examiner identified the man as 20-year-old Kyle Thompson.   GLYNDON, Minn.–A 20-year-old Glyndon man is dead following a crash Monday evening. The Minnesota State Patrol says the crash happened at approximately 6:15 p.m. at the intersection of Hwy….

Red River Crest Forecast Shows Flood Threat Is Diminishing for Fargo-Moorhead

A near-perfect snow melt has lessened the threat of serious flooding

FARGO, N.D. — National Weather Service in Grand Forks issues a flood crest forecast for the Red River at Fargo-Moorhead of between 30 and 32 feet sometime late next week. Thirty feet is considered major flood stage, but the metro is well prepared to handle that much water without having to take much action. The lack of snow or rain…

Improved Spring Flooding Forecast Means Changes In Flood Fight Planning

Fargo Is Preparing For Lower Crest, Fewer Sandbags Needed

FARGO, N.D. — National Weather Service slightly lowering its spring flooding forecast in the southern Red River Valley. Fargo and Cass County engineers are adjusting their plans and that includes lowering the number of sandbags needed. The flood fighting strategy has gone from preparing for a 39-foot crest to a 38-foot crest. The city will now require only 100,000 sandbags…

ND Mom fights cancer diagnosed while she was pregnant

Doctors found a softball sized tumor in Meredith's small intestine.

HARWOOD, N.D. — Merideth Sorenson was on her way through pregnancy with her husband Troy for third child, about 19 weeks into the pregnancy something happened. “I was having some pains in my stomach and they did some tests on me,” Sorenson said. Doctors found a softball sized tumor in Merideth’s small intestine. She was still able to give birth…