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Canceled Flights Leave Passengers Frustrated at Hector International Airport

Airport officials say the wind is mostly what's affecting flights

FARGO, N.D. — The storm means a lot of headaches for travelers at Hector International Airport. Airport officials say wind speeds are what’s affecting a lot of the flight cancellations both into and out of Hector. Airlines make their cancellation decisions based on winds, visibility, and road conditions. If wind gusts are over 40 knots, planes can’t be deiced. You should…

Mayors Declare Emergency Due To Cold Weather, All Flights Cancelled In Fargo & Grand Forks

Moorhead Center Mall to Close at 5 PM, West Acres Mall to Close at 6 PM, Sanford Health Closing Care Clinics On Wednesday

FARGO, ND — Fargo Mayor Tim Mahoney and West Fargo Mayor Bernie Dardis have declared an emergency to enact a closure of all non-emergency city offices and buildings in both cities beginning at 5:30 p.m. and continuing through Wednesday. The mayors made the joint declaration to protect residents and city staff members in the community. Snow plowing services will continue and…

Sharing War Stories: 88 Local Veterans Spent Two Days In Washington, D.C.

They were selected for the latest North Dakota-Minnesota Veterans Honor Flight

FARGO, N.D. — They were a group of 88 of our area’s finest service members. They were just the latest heroes to take the North Dakota-Minnesota Veterans Honor Flight to Washington, D.C. We went along for the ride and it was a 2-day whirlwind of activity as we took in memorial after memorial, shared lunches and snacks and more importantly shared…

New Art Exhibit Installed at Hector International Airport

The pieces are part of The Arts Partnership "ArtWORKS" program

FARGO, N.D. — When you’re waiting at the baggage claim at the airport, you might notice some new art on the walls. Hector International Airport and the Arts Partnership are teaming up for a year–long initiative that puts art in public places. Six pieces from local artists are on display including paintings, a photograph, and a digital pigment print. The theme…

Hector International Airport Holds Disaster Training Exercise

Actors playing victims were transported to the hospital, which was also holding a training exercise

FARGO, N.D. — There were plenty of emergency responders at Hector International Airport, but not for the reason you might think. Two white buses played the part of an airplane disaster. First responders from the FM area practiced what to do in a real life airplane emergency. More than 70 passengers were on board, and in the scenario, ten people died….

Fire Crews Respond to Plane Emergency at Hector International

Fire crews say there were four people on board the plane and say they were not hurt

FARGO, ND — Fargo and Hector International emergency crews are on scene of a plane emergency at the airport. A call for help came in after 5 p.m. of an in-flight emergency after unconfirmed reports of a small plane having a problem with its landing gear. The plane circled the airport for a short period of time before attempting its…