LARIMORE

Portions of I-94 and US 2 Closed Due to Weather Conditions

Snow plows have been pulled from roadways in Devils Lake due to zero visibility.

FARGO, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Transportation and the North Dakota Highway Patrol are closing roadways due to heavy snow and wind. I-94 is closed westbound from Bismarck to Fargo and eastbound from Bismarck to Valley City. I-29 is closed northbound and southbound from Grand Forks to the Canadian Border. US Highway 2 is closed eastbound and westbound from Rugby…

Fargo Man Arrested After Ramming Squad Car

It happened in Larimore, west of Grand Forks.

GRAND FORKS, ND (KFGO) – A Fargo man is in the Grand Forks County jail after he rammed a sheriff’s department squad car while he was driving a stolen car. It happened in Larimore, west of Grand Forks. Deputies spotted an unoccupied car and saw two people get into the car about 90 minutes later. They tried to box the…

Family Pet Dies In House Fire, One Cat Revived After Being Given Oxygen

Firefighters Were Called To The Fire In Larimore Wednesday Night

LARIMORE, ND — Two people escape a house fire in Larimore but one of their pets died in the fire. Crews were called out to the 200 block of 3rd Street East around 7 o’clock Wednesday night. The basement was engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived on the scene. Four pets were in the home at the time of the fire….

No Travel Advised For Jamestown, Valley City, Michigan and Surrounding Areas

A Travel Alert is in effect for the northeastern portion of North Dakota

BISMARCK, N.D. —  The North Dakota Department of Transportation along with the North Dakota Highway Patrol have issued a No Travel Advisory for portions of eastern North Dakota due to snow/ice covered roads and reduced visibility creating hazardous driving conditions. Cities included in the No Travel Advisory are Jamestown, Valley City, Edgeley, Ellendale, Oakes, Cooperstown, Michigan, Larimore and surrounding areas.  A No Travel Advisory means…

Second Lady Karen Pence To Visit North Dakota Bee Farm

Karen Pence will visit Dietzler Honey Bee business in Larimore

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — While Vice President Mike Pence visits Grand Forks Air Force Base on Wednesday, his wife will be on a farm. Second Lady Karen Pence will visit Dietzler Honey Bee business in Larimore to learn more about the bee business. Last year, the Second Lady installed a beehive on the grounds of the Vice President’s home in…

Driver injured in crash with Amtrak train near Devils Lake

File PhotoDEVILS LAKE, N.D. – A Larimore man was hurt after his car was struck by an Amtrak train 6 miles east of Devils Lake and 2 1/2 miles north of U.S. Highway 2. It happened around 6:30 Wednesday morning at the railroad crossing on the 4600 block of 89th Ave NE in Ramsey County. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says…

Man Sentenced For Fatal Motorcycle Crash Last September

A criminal vehicular homicide charged was dropped

GRAND FORKS COUNTY, N.D. — A Larimore man has pleaded guilty to negligent homicide in the drunk driving death of a motorcyclist last September. A judge has sentenced Paul Lilja to 5 years behind bars and 2 years of probation. But due to a plea deal, he will only have to serve one year of that sentence at the Grand…

Cap On Damages In Fatal School Bus Crash Upheld

Crash In 2015 Killed Bus Driver And A Student near Larimore

BISMARCK, N.D. — The North Dakota Supreme Court has upheld a $500,000 cap on damages in a fatal school bus crash near Larimore. The bus driver and a student died in the collision with a BNSF train in January 2015. Ten other students were hospitalized. Investigators determined the crash was the result of driver error. The parents of several students…

State Representative Gets Out Of Hospital After Two-Vehicle Crash

Andrew Maragos Has Served Minot In State House Since The 1990's

MINOT, ND — A state representative from Minot is out of the hospital after a crash last night near Larimore on Highway 2. Representative Andrew Maragos and another man were hurt in the two-vehicle crash sending both men to Altru in Grand Forks. Maragos hit a SUV driven by 33-year-old Travis Holt of Grand Forks after Holt crossed too close…