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Moorhead Property Taxes on the Rise

The 2018 preliminary city budget includes a $35 a year increase on a median value home

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Property taxes are going up for people living in Moorhead. The 2018 preliminary city budget includes a $35 a year increase on a median value home. That number could change with County and School District budget changes and adjustments to taxable property values. The 2018 budget for Moorhead is $82.2 million, an increase of $1.5 million over…

Minnesota Power Company to Help Hurricane Irma Victims

Their crews will restore power to homes which lose it after the storm

MINNESOTA — While thousands of people are trying to flee Florida before Hurricane Irma hits, a Minnesota-based power company is sending crews into the state. Minnesota Power crews are gearing up and working on gathering supplies they will need once they get to Florida. The crews are hoping to provide support and equipment to help people get their power turned…

Homeowner Dies in House Fire Near Bemidji

Firefighters got inside the home and found the body of 56-year-old Erich Schissel

  BELTRAMI COUNTY, Minn. — A man is dead after a mobile home became engulfed in flames about 20 miles northwest of Bemidji. Authorities were called to the fire just before 6:00 Thursday morning at the Buzzle Township. When they arrived, they say neighbors were trying to put out the flames with garden hoses. Firefighters got inside the home and…

House Moved From Fargo to Mapleton Due to Diversion Project

Fargo Saw Road Closures Due to a House Being Moved From Fargo to Mapleton

FARGO, ND — Drivers this morning along South University in Fargo were slowed down thanks to a house on wheels. The house is just one of many of the homes being moved due to the F-M Diversion project. It took a journey to the Mapleton Golf Course, where a family will be able to move into it in November. Preparations…

UPDATE: One Person in Custody After Standoff in North Fargo

Police have not confirmed yet if what they heard was a gunshot or if the person they have in custody was armed at the time of the incident

FARGO, ND — Fargo Police confirm with KVRR Local News that one person is in custody after a standoff in north Fargo. Police have not confirmed yet if what they heard was a gunshot or if the person they have in custody was armed at the time of the incident. KVRR’s Nick Broadway has been covering the standoff all afternoon…

Golden Drive Celebrates Five Years of Helping Homeless Kids

The event brought in hundreds of families to spread awareness and raise money

WEST FARGO, ND — It’s a five year milestone for a woman dedicated to ending child homelessness in the Valley. The Golden Drive Homeless Kid’s annual community event brought hundreds of families together to spread awareness. Sue Baron, founder of the organization, brought out the cavalry. “We got Star Wars this year, we got Chuck E Cheese, Batman and Superman,” she…

West Fargo Family Grateful to Those Who Have Donated After Overnight Fire Destroys Their Home

A West Fargo Family seeks donations after their home was burned down

WEST FARGO, ND — A West Fargo family of six has lost everything. They were able to escape their home overnight after fire broke out. “When I woke up and saw the flames last night it was terrifying,” said neighbor, Jerod Klabunde. West Fargo Firefighter Perry McClellan happened to be on his way home from another fire at about 1…

Family of Six Displaced After Fire Destroys South Fargo Home

Crews arrived to find the home completely engulfed in flames

FARGO, ND — A south Fargo family of six is without their home after an early morning fire. West Fargo and Horace Fire departments responded to 1623 Round Hill Drive just after midnight. Tankers were called in to help firefighting efforts because there were no fire hydrants nearby in the neighborhood. Despite the firefighter’s best efforts, the house is considered a…

Keep Your Pets Safe During Fireworks Season: Leave Them at Home

Your furry friends may be spooked by the loud noises and run off into danger

FARGO, N.D. — Many love to celebrate the Fourth of July with fireworks, but the same can’t be said for our furry friends.  Experts say that pets should stay at home while you enjoy the area’s fireworks display. When your pet is at home make sure you keep them in an interior room to muffle the explosions and play music…

Firefighters Respond to Sheds on Fire in South Fargo

Officials say it appears one of the storage units caught on fire and then spread to the other two

FARGO, ND — Crews respond to multiple storage sheds on fire around 5 o’clock in south Fargo. The Fargo Police Department was at a separate call when officers noticed smoke coming from behind a house at 1721 25th Avenue South. Authorities found three sheds damaged from the flames. Officials say it appears one of the storage units caught on fire…