MOORETON

Fire in Mooreton Leaves Building and Everything Inside Unsalvageable

The building initially caught fire yesterday afternoon and was contained to the attic, but rekindled at around 7 this morning

MOORETON, N.D– A fire in Mooreton, North Dakota that started Monday in a large farm shop has been put out, but the building is no longer standing. The building initially caught fire Monday afternoon and was contained to the attic, but rekindled at around 7 Tuesday morning. The high winds fueled the fire, and the building eventually collapsed leaving vehicles, antiques…

Mooreton, ND Farm Building Destroyed By Fire

Eight fire departments along with Richland County deputies and the state patrol were at the scene north of Hwy. 13.

MOORETON, ND (KFGO) – A large farm shop west of Mooreton has been destroyed by fire. Eight fire departments along with Richland County deputies and the state patrol were at the scene north of Hwy. 13. County Emergency Manager Brett Lambrecht says a fire that was first reported and put out Monday afternoon rekindled Tues. morning. Lambrecht says a tractor,…

Young Man Killed In Crash Near Galchutt On Monday Is Identified

Charges are pending as the investigation into the crash continues

RICHLAND COUNTY, N.D. — The highway patrol has released the identity of the young man killed in a crash near Galchutt on Monday. He is 22-year-old Isaac Englestad of Mooreton. The patrol says a pickup driven by 49-year-old Stephen Hutcherson of Walcott turned in front of Englestad’s car on County Road 1 around 6:40 in the morning. Englestad was thrown…

Man Faces Possible Charges After Fatal Crash Near Galchutt

49-year-old Stephen Hutcherson is accused of turning in front of a vehicle

RICHLAND COUNTY, N.D. — Charges are pending against a Walcott man after a fatal crash in Richland County. 49-year-old Stephen Hutcherson is accused of turning in front of a vehicle driven by a 22-year-old man from Mooreton. The highway patrol says the 22-year-old was thrown from his vehicle and died at the scene. His name has not yet been released….

Fatal Crash In Richland County

The state patrol is handling the investigation and will release more information later today.

MOORETON, N.D. (KFGO) – A fatal crash in Richland County. Chief Deputy Gary Ruhl says the head-on collision happened around 6:30 this (Monday) morning, on County Road 1, north of Mooreton. One person was killed in the crash that a involved a car and a pickup. The state patrol is handling the investigation and will release more information later today. Categories:…

Vacation Turns Deadly For North Dakota Native And Her Husband

Janet Veit and Brian Schumacher were fly-fishing when both were swept away

A Minnesota couple has died while vacationing in Iceland. A U.S. Embassy representative says Janet Veit and Brian Schumacher of La Crescent were fly-fishing when both were swept away on Sunday. Janet and Brian were both 48-years-old. The couple’s bodies have been recovered and will be flown home for services in La Crescent. Janet was born and raised in Mooreton,…

Barn Destroyed By Fire In Richland County

Deputy Aaron Grenz says crews were called shortly before 4:30 a.m. to 17005 Highway 13 in rural Mooreton.

Mooreton, N.D. (KFGO) – A barn was destroyed by fire in Richland County, North Dakota early Wednesday morning. Deputy Aaron Grenz says crews were called shortly before 4:30 a.m. to 17005 Highway 13 in rural Mooreton. Mooreton, Dwight, Great Bend and Barney fire crews responded but the barn was destroyed. The cause of the fire is under investigation. Categories: Agriculture,…

Crews Battle Fire At SunOpta In Breckenridge

Winds Have Gusted More Than 50 Miles Per Hour In The Area

BRECKENRIDGE, Minn. — Multiple fire crews are fighting a fire at SunOpta in Breckenridge. Crews from Breckenridge, Wahpeton, Mooreton and Dwight have all been called in to help battle the blaze in very windy conditions. SunOpta specializes in sourcing, processing and packaging of natural and organic food products. It is the third fire in the southern valley in less than…