LIDGERWOOD

First Responders Funeral Procession for Fallen Firefighter Tim Kath

Courtesy: Whitney Demarais / Joseph Vertin and Sons Funeral HomeLIDGERWOOD, N.D. (KVRR) — A funeral procession is held for fallen firefighter 42-year-old Tim Kath of Nashua, Minnesota as services are held in Lidgerwood, North Dakota. Kath died on New Year’s Eve at Sanford in Fargo after getting COVID-19. National Fallen Firefighters Foundation classifies his death as a Line of Duty…

Teenager killed in crash near Lidgerwood

LIDGERWOOD, N.D. (KVRR) — A 15-year-old is dead following a crash near Lidgerwood on Saturday, May 8th. It happened at 12:22 a.m. when the boy was driving west bound on Highway 11. Officials say his pickup entered the north ditch and he overcorrected, crossing both lanes of traffic. His pickup then entered the south ditch and overturned multiple times, coming…

Driver injured in car crash airlifted to Fargo

SARGENT COUNTY, N.D. (KFGO) – A teen, injured in a crash near Cayuga in Sargent County Saturday was airlifted to Sanford Health in Fargo after he was found hours after the crash. The State Patrol says a car driven by 19-year Broden Frolek of Lidgerwood went off Highway 11, into a ditch, struck an approach, and rolled. It ended up…

One injured in Lidgerwood, N.D. house fire

Courtesy: KFGOLIDGERWOOD, N.D. – One person has been injured in a house fire in Lidgerwood. It happened in the 100 block of 3rd Ave SE and crews were called around 9:40. Richland County Emergency Manager Brett Lambrecht says a garbage truck driver spotted the fire, called 911 and helped the victim escape. The man was airlifted to Sanford Hospital. The…

Bill To Impose Penalties For Drone’s Invading Someone’s Privacy Fails On Second Vote

Opponents of the bill say any limitations on drones may hurt the state's growing unmanned aircraft industry

BISMARCK, N.D. — The House has reconsidered a measure that would impose penalties for using drones to invade someone’s privacy. Representatives approved the bill on Tuesday but today voted to defeat it. Opponents of the bill say any limitations on drones may hurt the state’s growing unmanned aircraft industry. The bill aimed to make it illegal to use a drone…

House Passes Repeal of Sunday Shopping Restrictions, Senate Will Decide Fate Of Bill Next

North Dakota House voted to repeal the longstanding Sunday business restrictions by a vote of 56-35

BISMARCK, ND — State Rep. Kathy Skroch made a passionate plea before the North Dakota House. The Republican from Lidgerwood said, “For the sake of our well-being, for the good of our families and our state, we must not strip the last remnants of the North Dakota Sunday closing laws.” That plea was not enough as the North Dakota House voted…

Early Morning Fire Results in Heavy Smoke Damage to Lidgerwood Market

Firefighters say the building is a complete loss due to the smoke damage

LIDGERWOOD, N.D. — Around 6:00 a.m. Wednesday, firefighters from Lidgerwood and Hankinson converged on the Lidgerwood Market after reports of smoke in the building. Fighting through layers of false ceilings and compartments, firefighters found the fire stopped itself before it could spread further. “It just starved itself from oxygen. It didn’t have enough to really get itself going, which I don’t…

Heavy Smoke Damages Lidgerwood Market

Fire departments from Lidgerwood and Hankinson responded shortly after 6 this morning on a report of smoke coming from the Lidgerwood Market, just off Main Street.

LIDGERWOOD, N.D. (KFGO) – A grocery store fire in Richland County.  Fire departments from Lidgerwood and Hankinson responded shortly after 6 this morning on a report of smoke coming from the Lidgerwood Market, just off Main Street.   County Emergency Manager Brett Lambrecht says firefighters made initial entry and found smoke was coming from a mechanical room.  Smoke was pouring out…