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Westbound Highway 2 Closed West of Minot

The lanes will be closed for several hours.

MINOT, N.D.–The Westbound lanes of Highway 2 are closed at mile marker 134 west of Minot near the Brooks Ranch area. The North Dakota Highway Patrol reported that an oversized load tipped over and the two westbound lanes are being used to recover the vehicle. The lanes will be closed for several hours. A detour has been set up starting…

Fatal Motorcycle Crash in Mountrail County

The motorcycle was traveling eastbound pulling a small trailer when the driver lost control.

Palermo, N.D.–The North Dakota Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal motorcycle crash that occured on Highway 2 in Mountrail County. The motorcycle was traveling eastbound pulling a small trailer when the driver lost control. The motorcycle and trailer overturned and slid into the median. The driver and passenger were ejected. The driver was taken to Trinity Hospital in Minot where…

Picture of Crowd Hoisting Woman In Wheelchair At Rock Concert In Minot Goes Viral

A group of good Samaritans hoisted her up on their shoulders so she could see the stage

Kate Marthaler/FacebookMINOT, ND — The best view is always from the top! At a concert for the rock band Weezer at the North Dakota State Fair last Saturday in Minot, a woman using a wheelchair got a great view. A group of Good Samaritans hoisted her up on their shoulders so she could see the stage. Kate Marthaler shared the…

West Fargo Welcomes New Wing Joint

Buffalo Wings and Rings off of 32nd Avenue celebrated its grand opening

WEST FARGO, N.D.– A new wing joint is up and running in West Fargo and it has a little bit of everything on the menu. Buffalo Wings and Rings at 695 32nd Avenue East celebrated its grand opening at 11:00 Wednesday morning. The menu features wings, burgers, quesadillas and even cauliflower wings. This is not the first location in the…

Minot Woman Drowns in Sheyenne River Near Fort Ransom

The Ramsey County Sheriff's Department is investigating.

FORT RANSOM, N.D. (KFGO) – A woman drowned over the weekend near Fort Ransom. Emergency crews responded to reports that two kayakers had tipped over in the Sheyenne River. Jeremy Finch, of Minot, made it to shore on his own. The second person, Nora Bailey, also of Minot, was unable to make it to shore. She was pulled from the…

Stamps Honoring State And County Fairs To Be Unveiled At North Dakota State Fair

The four new "Forever" stamps are meant to evoke a nostalgic feeling for America's fairs past and present

1/2 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Show Caption Hide Caption MINOT, ND — The COO of the United States Postal Service is heading to the North Dakota State Fair in Minot. David Williams will unveil a series of new stamps celebrating state and county fairs. The unveiling will take place at the fair on Thursday, July 25. The event will…

Motorcyclist Killed in Minot Crash

He was taken to Trinity Emergency Trauma Center with serious injuries and died early Monday.

MINOT, N.D. (AP) _ Police say a motorcyclist has died after crashing his bike in Minot. Authorities say the 31-year-old man was thrown from his motorcycle about 9 p.m. Sunday. He was taken to Trinity Emergency Trauma Center with serious injuries and died early Monday. He was the only one on the bike and has not been identified. Categories: Local…

Man Identified in Fatal Crash Near Oberon

The Highway Patrol says the 30-year-old Stephen Zewick was driving on Highway 57 early Saturday morning.

OBERON, N.D. — Authorities identify a Minot man that died after crashing a pickup into road construction equipment parked near a town west of Devil’s Lake. The Highway Patrol says the 30-year-old Stephen Zewick was driving on Highway 57 near Oberon early Saturday morning. They say he drove through a T-intersection, across Highway 281. The man then crashed into a…

Minot man faces murder charge in shooting death of father

MINOT, N.D. – Prosecutors have charged a Minot man with murder in the death of his father. Officers responding to a report of a man with a gunshot wound on Friday found 55-year-old Mark Vickerman of Minot dead at the scene. His 28-year-old son, Christopher, was charged Monday and made an initial court appearance. He was ordered held without bond…

Remains Of Sailor Brothers From Minot Killed At Pearl Harbor Positively Identified

Calvin Palmer and Wilferd Palmer were among 429 crewmen on the USS Oklahoma who died

Calvin Palmer and Wilferd PalmerThe remains of two North Dakota brothers from Minot who were killed during World War II have been identified. The Defense P-O-W / M-I-A Accounting Agency says 23-year-old Calvin Palmer and 21-year-old Wilferd Palmer were among 429 crewmen on the USS Oklahoma who died in the December 7, 1941 Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. The remains…