hotel donaldson

Downtown Fargo icon The HoDo sold

FARGO, N.D. (KFGO) – The establishment that was one of the most critical to downtown Fargo’s renaissance has been sold. The Hotel Donaldson was purchased by former North Dakota Insurance Commissioner Jim Poolman and his investment partners. While the selling price has not been disclosed, The HoDo was listed on the market for $3.9 million earlier this year. Poolman said…

Fargo’s iconic Hotel Donaldson for sale

ASKING PRICE IS $3,980,000

FARGO (KVRR) – How would you like to own a luxury hotel, two restaurants, rooftop bar and lounge and wine cellar in the heart of downtown Fargo? For nearly $4 million, the Hotel Donaldson could be yours. The iconic spot which was voted the Top Attraction in Fargo by CNN Travel in 2018 is up for sale. The restaurant and lounge have…

Hotel Donaldson temporarily closes after employee tests positive for COVID-19

FARGO, ND — Fargo’s Hotel Donaldson has closed temporarily because an employee tested positive for COVID-19. According to their Facebook page, the hotel, lounge and hodo to go are allow temporarily closed. Their post continues to report: Unfortunately, after exceeding required COVID-19 safety practices, someone on our team tested positive. The teammate was not at work when they began feeling…

Darren Patterson Sentenced to 18 Months in Prison for Deadly HoDo Fight

Patterson mortally wounded Jamie Grant in fight outside Hotel Donaldson in May 2017

FARGO, N.D. — In May of 2017, the Grant family lost a husband and father. The family watched as the judge handed Darren Patterson, the man who fatally assaulted Jamie Grant in a fight outside the Hotel Donaldson, an 18–month sentence for negligent homicide and aggravated assault. “Knowing a plea bargain was made for this crime exacerbates the nightmare. 18…

Man Involved In Deadly Bar Fight To Be Sentenced Thursday

Darren Patterson pleaded guilty to negligent homicide in June

Darren PattersonFARGO, N.D. — The man who pleaded guilty in the death of a man he punched out will be sentenced Thursday. Darren Patterson pleaded guilty to negligent homicide in June. Prosecutors say in May 2017 Patterson got into a brawl with James Grant, his brother Jeffery and Christopher Sang after the men were kicked out of the HoDo. Court…

Change of Plea Expected in Deadly Fargo Bar Fight

Darren PattersonFARGO, N.D. – A change of plea hearing is scheduled Thursday morning for a man charged in a deadly fight outside a Downtown Fargo bar last year. Prosecutors say in May 2017 44-year-old Darren Patterson, now of Las Vegas, got into a brawl with 45-year-old James Grant, his brother Jeffery Grant and Christopher Sang after the men were kicked out…