Nearly $400K in Capitol grounds improvements set to wrap up

BISMARCK, N.D. – Nearly $400,000 worth of improvements to the state Capitol grounds are set to wrap up within weeks, including work to repair the ventilation system in the governor’s residence kitchen. Approximately $230,000 in curb replacements around the Capitol mall could be done later this month but might stretch into July. Meanwhile, about $150,000 of work to fix noise…

“Amputation Hazard” Recall Issued Over Toro Power Max 826 Snowblower

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — Bloomington, Minnesota-based Toro is recalling close to 6,700 snowblowers due to an amputation hazard. There have been reports of the auger continuing to spin even after the control lever is deactivated. The Consumer Product Safety Commission is asking anyone who owns a 2021 Toro Power Max 826 snowblower to stop using the machine. They should contact their…

Vandals Break Window at Main Library in Downtown Fargo

A large piece of cement was thrown at the east entrance window

FARGO, N.D. — Vandals hit the Main Library in Downtown Fargo overnight. A large piece of cement was thrown at the east entrance window. The damage has been covered with wood, and replacement for the glass is being ordered. There’s no cost estimate on the damage yet. The library’s director says nothing like this has happened before. “It’s always disappointing…

Volunteers Give West Fargo Woman’s Home a Much-Needed Face Lift

Rebuilding Together is a group that does free house repairs to older adults and those in need

WEST FARGO, N.D. — A West Fargo woman’s house is getting some much–needed renovation with the help of several groups. Rebuilding Together, which has a grant through the Wells Fargo Housing Foundation, is a group that does free house repairs for older adults and people in need. Clara Fuss, 87, has been waiting months for this to happen. “I have no…

Closures Affecting Travel on University Drive North

As of now, the lane is expected to remain closed until January 29th

  FARGO, N.D. — If you’re planning on traveling down University Drive North over the next few days, expect there to be some delays. Starting today the road between 15th and 14th Avenues North will be reduced to one lane, while the city repairs a private sewer. As of now, the lane is expected to remain closed until January 29th….

Newfolden, Minnesota Reports Water Main Break

It happened just east of the elementary school

  NEWFOLDEN, Minn. — The City of Newfolden, Minnesota is reporting a water main break. It happened just east of the elementary school. Repairs will begin in the morning and water will be shut off in that area of town until it’s fixed which is expected by late Tuesday. Categories: Community, Local News, Minnesota News, News Landing Page Tags: BREAK,…

FAA Investigating Emergency Landing at Hector International on New Year’s Day

The plane is currently at the Fargo Jet Center and the executive director at Hector says it will need to be repaired

FARGO, ND — The FAA is investigating an emergency landing that happened Monday night at Hector International Airport in Fargo. The plane is currently at the Fargo Jet Center and Hector Executive Director, Shawn Dobberstein, says it will need to be repaired. He says the plane with four people on board was leaving from Moorhead when they encountered landing gear…

Dump Truck Causes Massive Power Outage in Jamestown Area

Two severed lines came to rest across both lanes of traffic

JAMESTOWN, ND — Otter Tail Power Company spent the afternoon working on a massive power outage involving a major transmission line north of Jamestown. Areas affected by the outage included Gackle, Streeter, Eldridge, Windsor, Medina and Montpelier. Otter Tail Power Company says the outage was caused by a dump truck that hit one of the transmission lines on Highway 52….

CONE ZONE: Kennedy Bridge in Grand Forks Closed for Repairs

Parking restrictions will be enforced in that area

Courtesy:  GRAND FORKS, ND — The Kennedy Bridge on Highway 2 between Grand Forks and East Grand Forks is temporarily shutting down. The bridge will be closed starting at 4 a.m. on Thursday and will be back open by 4 a.m. on Sunday. Crews will be pouring concrete on the bridge. Traffic will be detoured to the Sorlie Bridge…