Rural West Fargo House Fire Caused by Blowtorch

Firefighters responded after a man caused a fire while using a blowtorch to de-ice parts of his home.

WEST FARGO, N.D. Firefighters say a man using a blowtorch to melt ice on his rural West Fargo house set it on fire. West Fargo and Harwood Fire Departments responded to the home at 6425 13th Street North after receiving reports of smoke coming from the walls. Firefighters say the fire was a deep seeded smolder burning the insides of…

Moorhead Ice Skating Rinks Open

Get ready for some fun on the ice!

MOORHEAD, Minn. Fargo outdoor skating rinks opened yesterday, but now it’s Moorhead’s turn. It’s the first day open for eight outdoor rinks and adjoining warming houses in Moorhead. Unfortunately, it was a bit too warm for the ice to be in pristine condition, but that didn’t deter everyone from coming out and having some fun. “Yeah, I don’t know I…

Downtown Fargo Ice Rink Opens For the Winter


The downtown ice rink is open for the winter season. Visitors strapped on their skates and enjoyed the freshly groomed ice for free. This year, they expanded the size of the rink and brought in a warming house and fire pit. Officials say they got calls from several people throughout the past few weeks asking when it will be open….