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Southern Minnesota Blasted with Winter Weather

One hundred flights have been canceled

HR09_131611393182340000 HR09_131611393320670000 HR09_131611393370340000 MINNESOTA — Flights from Fargo to Minneapolis have been canceled after the runways in Minneapolis were closed by a major winter storm. One hundred flights have been canceled. North and southbound lanes of I-29 from Sioux Falls south to the Iowa border are also closed because of heavy snow and strong winds. Numerous vehicles, including jackknifed semis,…

Fargo Man Accused of Sending Death Threats to Heitkamp Learns His Fate

56–year–old Kevin Olson has been found guilty of threatening interstate communications

FARGO, ND — The Fargo man accused of sending death threat emails to Senator Heidi Heitkamp has been found guilty. 56–year–old Kevin Olson has been found guilty of threatening interstate communications. Prosecutors say Olson sent an email to Senator Heitkamp on December 22, 2016 saying, in part, “I should find you and shoot you in your red head.” Court records…

The Upcoming I-94 Interchange Bridge Project

The project is needed to prevent the top layer of the deck from loosening

WEST FARGO, ND — The City of West Fargo wants the community to be aware of the upcoming West Fargo interchange bridge project. The project is needed to prevent the top layer of the deck from loosening. Those working on the project say once it’s finished, it will provide the same route options for travelers. In May, there will be…

Hay Bale Fire Shuts Down Lanes of I-94

The driver disconnected the cab from the trailers

  GLADSTONE, ND — A hay bale fire shuts down part of I-94 near Gladstone. The Highway Patrol says a semi was traveling on I-94 about three miles east of Gladstone when the driver realized his cargo of hay bales were on fire. The driver disconnected the cab from the trailers. The patrol says the westbound lanes near the Taylor…

I-94 Westbound Lanes Reopen After Semi Crash

The driver was slightly hurt after the semi rolled on its side

I 94 Semi Crash Courtesy: Sgt. Jesse Grabow I 94 Semi Crash Courtesy: Sgt. Jesse Grabow I 94 Semi Crash Courtesy: Sgt. Jesse Grabow I 94 Semi Crash Courtesy: Sgt. Jesse Grabow I 94 Semi Crash Courtesy: Sgt. Jesse Grabow FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — I-94 westbound lanes near Fergus Falls are open again after a semi-rollover crash shut them down….

Cone Zone: Traffic Lanes on I-29 at 32nd Ave South to Close

They say these interstate lanes will close during the middle of the day for a few hours throughout the next month

FARGO, N.D. — Project engineers say lanes on I-29 at 32nd Avenue South in Fargo may occasionally close. But they don’t think it will have too much of an impact on rush hour traffic. They say these interstate lanes will close during the middle of the day for a few hours throughout the next month. Southbound lanes will be re-opened…

Grand Forks Tour Bus Disabled by Lighting, Leaves ND Passengers Stranded in Ohio

The group was picked up about an hour later by a new tour bus and taken to a local hotel for the night

Courtesy: Fox News  STREETSBORO, Ohio — A group of tourists headed for Washington D.C. from Grand Forks found themselves stranded on the side of an Ohio interstate after a lightning strike disabled the bus. Eileen Tromnes-Nelson, one of the passengers, told KVRR’s Nick Broadway that everyone on the bus is safe and no one has been injured. Tromnes-Nelson said at…

Roadway Litterbugs Beware: Fines May Drastically Increase for ND

North Dakota lawmakers approved a $500 fine for littering while driving

FARGO, N.D. — Drivers in North Dakota could face harsher fines for throwing garbage on state highways. NDDOT workers said it’s bad for the environment and can even be dangerous to other drivers. If you get caught littering on state highways in North Dakota, the fine is $100. But changing laws could drastically raise the fine to $500. The bill…

Grand Forks Lawmaker Proposes 80mph Speed Limit on ND Interstates

Laffen says "everybody drives that speed anyway"

A Grand Forks lawmaker is sponsoring a bill to raise the speed limit on North Dakota’s interstates. Republican Senator Lonnie Laffen says by raising the speed limit from 75 to 80 miles per hour will help businesses get their work done faster and more efficiently. Sen. Laffen says people drive 80 miles per hour regardless of the posted speed limit….