Helmet worn by Amelia Earhart sells for $825,000 at auction

Amelia Earhart (Nasa)(KVRR) – A Minnesota man has sold a leather helmet that Amelia Earhart wore on a flight across the Atlantic in 1928 and later lost in a crowd of fans. Anthony Twiggs sold the helmet at an auction in Cleveland for $825,000. A spokesperson for Heritage Auctions says the helmet went to an anonymous bidder in an online-only…

Pedal It Forward gives kids bikes at little or no cost

"We thought it was a great way to provide bikes to kids that might not otherwise have the financial means to get those bikes.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — A bike sharing program aims to provide a sense of freedom to local kids throughout the FM metro. The FM Pedal It Forward organization is a bike recycling program and are looking for as many gently used bikes and helmet donations to lend them out to children in need. The way the program works is local…

11-year-old Buffalo Boy Killed In Polaris Ranger Crash Identified

The crash happened around 3 Sunday afternoon just east of Buffalo, North Dakota.

BUFFALO, N.D. — An 11-year-old boy is dead and a 14-year-old girl is at Sanford in Fargo after rolling their Polaris Ranger. The crash happened around 3 Sunday afternoon just east of Buffalo, North Dakota. North Dakota Highway Patrol says Owen Steckler turned and lost control going into a ditch. He was thrown and died at the scene. Owen was…

West Fargo Boy Surprised With New Bike And Helmet In The Hospital

The boy was recently hit by an SUV while riding his bike near L.E. Berger Elementary School

NEW-BIKE-2 FARGO, ND — A West Fargo boy who was recently hit by an SUV while riding his bike near L.E. Berger Elementary School has a new bike. West Fargo police officers delivered the bike to 8-year-old Donte Bravecrow at Sanford Medical Center in Fargo. Donte turned in front of an SUV last Wednesday at the intersection of 4th Avenue…

AAA Gives Out Free Helmets to Kids at it’s Annual Bike Helmet Fitting Clinic

AAA gave out roughly 120 helmets

FARGO, N.D. — It’s not enough to simply have and wear a safety helmet when riding your bike. So, Triple A is making sure people also know the importance of having a helmet that fits properly at their annual bike helmet fitting clinic. “You can’t wear it like that,” a AAA spokesperson instructed. “You have to have it straight on…

Students Receive Bikes From Moorhead Police

Police say they wanted to give back to the community

MOORHEAD, Minn. —¬†Five students at Horizon Middle School got to ride home on bikes that were gifts from Moorhead Police. “I just always wanted a bike,” Angelo Zeleon, a 6th grader, said. The Moorhead Police Athletics League took unclaimed bikes donated by the police department, and with the help of Scheels, fixed them up and provided helmets to go with…

Minnesota DPS Reminding People to Stay Cautious When Out Riding Their Motorcycles

A survey the department conducted found about half of Minnesotans don't wear motorcycle helmets

With warm weather comes the many motorcyclists who are ready to get back on the road. If you’re one of them, Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS) officials say it’s important to not let the excitement get the best of you and to always be cautious. Minnesota has more motorcycle accidents during rush hour and on the weekends than at…

Rolette Man Dies in Motorcycle Crash

28-year-old Derek Thompson died in the Saturday afternoon accident

BOTTINEAU COUNTY, ND — Authorities say a motorcyclist died when he failed to negotiate a curve on a road near Lake Metigoshe. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says 28-year-old Derek Thompson, of Rolette, died in the Saturday afternoon accident. The patrol says the motorcycle went into the ditch and struck a sign support. Thompson was not wearing a helmet. The…

North Dakota Man Hurt in Fatal Motorcycle Crash in Idaho

Smart was taken to a nearby hospital and his condition is not yet known

  POCATELLO, Idaho — A North Dakota man is hurt and another person is dead after a motorcycle crash in Idaho. David Smart, 30, of Minot and 29-year-old Alexandria Porterfield of California were thrown from their motorcycle after hitting a deer near Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve. Porterfield, who was wearing a helmet, died at the scene….

Grand Forks Motorcyclist Injured in Collision

Motorcycle collides with car near Hugo's Marketplace in Grand Forks

GRAND FORKS, ND — A motorcyclist suffered serious injuries after colliding with a car in Grand Forks. Police say the accident happened shortly after 4 o’clock in 3100 block of South 17th Street. A 48-year-old Winnipeg woman attempted to turn left into the Hugo’s Marketplace parking lot when the 26-year-old motorcycle driver collided with the vehicle. The man from Grand…