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Man Hurt After Pickup Crashes And Catches On Fire

A passerby reported the crash Monday night around 7:30

OXBOW, N.D. — A Fargo man is hurt after his pickup went off Highway 81 just south of Oxbow, rolled and caught fire. A passerby reported the crash Monday night around 7:30. When deputies arrived, 38-year-old Wade Hedlund was already out of the pickup. He was taken to a Fargo hospital for treatment of his injuries. Authorities say alcohol was…

Update: Man Identified in Crash that Tore Car in Half

Update: Authorities say 38-year-old Christopher Bauer of Puposky, Minnesota was driving south on County Road 81 when his car went into the ditch. The car re-entered the road and spun into the path of a semi truck, which struck the car on the passenger side. Bauer was pronounced dead at the scene.   NEAR OXBOW, N.D. – A 38–year–old man…

Minnesota DNR Permit Decision On The FM Diversion Delayed Until Fall

Fargo Mayor Mahoney remains optimistic plan B will get approval

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo Mayor Tim Mahoney says it will be September or October before the Minnesota DNR issues a decision on a permit application for the FM Diversion. Backers of the $2.4 billion project to protect Fargo-Moorhead from major flooding had hoped to hear a decision from the DNR by now. The project was halted last year by a…

Local Farmer Calls Authorities on FM Diversion Worker

He says he has a court order preventing any diversion-related work on his land

  CASS COUNTY, ND — The Cass County Sheriff’s Office was called this morning about F-M Diversion workers. Richard Cossette says the contractor came onto his property south of Horace. He says he has a court order preventing any diversion-related work on his land. Cossette says the contractor left voluntarily. He has maintained that his appraisal is far below what was…