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Garfield, Minnesota Home Damaged in Fire

The garage and vehicle inside were both lost

GARFIELD, Minn. — Fire spreads from a garage into a house, causing extensive damage. It happened at 9170 Blue Jay Way Northwest in Garfield, Minnesota, west of Alexandria. Authorities say the fire consumed the upper floor of the house and caused extensive damage to the main and lower floors. The garage and vehicle inside were both lost. The fire is…

Ada Man Accused of Setting His House on Fire

Neighbors saw Grindahl leaving the home shortly before the fire was reported

  ADA, Minn. — An Ada man has been charged with setting fire to his house north of Ada. Ryan Grindahl, 31, is accused of setting the fire on March 31 after allowing fuel oil to leak from the tank in the basement. Neighbors saw Grindahl leaving the home shortly before the fire was reported. A deputy fire marshal concluded…

Home Design TV Stars in Fargo for Eco Design Conference

Homeowners in the area got some new decorating ideas from the experts

FARGO, N.D. — Home décor lovers around the Valley got a chance to meet with the experts at the Eco Design Conference. The conference was an all-day event with exclusive shopping opportunities and back-to-back seminars. Attendees got a behind the scenes look at remodeling tips for their homes with national and local celebrity keynote speakers. Ree Drummond, Maria Rosak, Grain Designs…

Things to Remember Before Hiring a Contractor

The BBB wants you to remember these tips to avoid losing money when hiring someone to fix your home

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo Police are taking to Facebook to remind us how to avoid scammers when it comes to home remodeling. They shared the Better Business Bureau’s “10 Things To Do When Hiring A Contractor” list. “There’s a lot of handymans out here that’s not too handy,” said David McCrakin, who owns J & J Repairs and Roofing LLC….

Fargo Police Investigate Attempted Home Invasion

Fargo Police say a woman on the 3500 block of 30th Avenue South told them she heard someone kicking her door around 4 a.m.

FARGO, N.D. — A homeowner is startled in the middle of the night by an attempted home break-in. Fargo Police say a woman on the 3500 block of 30th Avenue South told them she heard someone kicking her door around 4 a.m. When she looked outside, she says she saw three men. They fled as she called 911. A police…

Police Search for Wanted Man who Broke into Fargo Home to Hide

Fargo Police Search For a Man Who Fled Police and Possibly Burglarized a Fargo Home

  FARGO, N.D. — Fargo Police are searching for a man that fled police and is suspected of breaking into a house to hide. The man who was wanted on a warrant was spotted by an officer around 1:30 a.m. in the 100 block of 18th St. South. Once the man saw police he ran. Police soon received a report…

Sabin Fire Tackles Fire at Unique House in Rustad

The Clay County Sheriff's office says one man was home but made it outside with no injuries

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Owner of Daycare Suspected of Sexual Abuse is Arrested for No License

Officials say her license expired more than a year ago

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Authorities arrested a woman in charge of a Grand Forks daycare which is under investigation for potential sexual abuse. Reports say 32-year-old Amy Jo Puppe ran the Little Rascals daycare out of her south Grand Forks home without a license, which is a Class B misdemeanor. Puppe told investigators she thought her daycare license expired in…

City of Fargo Acquires Home Needed for Flood Protection Plan in Rose Creek

The house at 4122 17th Street South has been acquired by eminent domain to build a higher flood wall near Rose Creek in South Fargo

FARGO, N.D. — The City of Fargo is moving forward with its flood protection plans with an acquisition in the Rose Creek neighborhood. The house at 4122 17th Street South has been acquired by eminent domain to build a higher flood wall near Rose Creek in South Fargo. The purchase is not a part of the flood diversion project in…

Fire Damages House Near Georgetown

Crews from Felton and Dilworth were able to quickly extinguish the flames

  CLAY COUNTY, Minn. — Fire damaged a house just west of Georgetown. Crews were called out around 3:45 this morning after smoke was seen coming from the attic of the house. Crews from Felton and Dilworth were able to quickly extinguish the flames. Damage is estimated at between ten and fifteen thousand dollars. Fire officials say the cause of…