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West Fargo Fire Department Training for Water Rescues in Sheyenne River

Their vehicles are lined up from the Sheyenne River Bridge to 32nd Avenue East

  WEST FARGO, ND — If you are driving along Sheyenne Street in West Fargo you might notice a lot of emergency vehicles. West Fargo Fire Department will be doing water rescue training tonight until 9 p.m. Their vehicles are lined up from the Sheyenne River Bridge to 32nd Avenue East. You are asked to drive carefully in that area…

Dilworth Police Officers Hauling Donated Supplies to Harvey Victims in Texas

Police Chief Ty Sharpe says bottled water, diapers, groceries, pet food and Walmart gift cards are among the items being accepted

DILWORTH, Minn. — Two people from the Dilworth Police Department plan to take a truck and trailer of supplies to Texas to help victims of Hurricane Harvey. It’s parked at Walmart in Dilworth and it’s filling up fast. Police Chief Ty Sharpe says bottled water, diapers, groceries, pet food and Walmart gift cards are among the items being accepted. Non-perishable…

Fargo Native American Commission Shows Support For Missing Savanna Greywind

More than 300 people came to Oak Grove Park in Fargo to lift morale before continuing the search

FARGO, N.D. — It’s been one week since Savanna Greywind was last seen and the community’s efforts to bring her home are continually growing. More than 300 people came to Oak Grove Park in Fargo to lift morale before continuing the search. “No matter what the situation is, that it’s a community of caring people that pull together and we…

Lemonade Stand Helps Dogs at a Moorhead Car Dealership

One of the dogs has apparently become a local celebrity

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Several dogs stopped by Muscatell Subaru in Moorhead and they weren’t there to buy a new car. Pooches from 4 Luv of Dog animal rescue showed up for Y-94’s final Lemonade Stand of the summer. Proceeds go to the rescue while visitors got free engraved name tags for their pets. They had many people throughout the afternoon…

Is it Safe to Take a Swim in the Red River?

A deeper look into the Red River to see if it's actually safe to swim in after recent drownings

FARGO, ND — Fargo Police have identified the man who drowned after going swimming in the Red River in Lindenwood Park. Hari Pradhan, 32, of Fargo, went into the river Monday afternoon but did not come back out. He is the third swimmer to die in the Red River this summer. Not only is the river proving to be dangerous…

Body Pulled from the Red River After Search for Swimmer in Lindenwood Park

Rescue crews across the FM area spent all day looknig for a man who hasn't returned from the Red River

FARGO, ND — Authorities confirm they have pulled a body from the Red River in Lindenwood Park. His identity is being withheld until family is notified. This, after the man’s friends said they saw him go into the river and not come back. At about 1:30 p.m. crews responded to Lindenwood Park after two people saw a man go into…

Boat Involved in Rescue on the Red River Recovered

Fargo fire officials say retrieving the boat was good practice for future river rescues

  FARGO, ND — A boat was recovered after getting stuck on the Red River Tuesday morning. The boat became stranded after a father and son couldn’t get the motor to start, causing it to drift and get stuck in the river’s rocks. It took Fargo and Moorhead rescue crews about two hours to bring them to safety using cables…

Two Fishermen Rescued from the Red River

Around 25-30 people assisted in the rescue

FARGO, ND — Some scary moments on the water for a father and son. They had to be rescued after getting their fishing boat stuck on the Red River. About 25-30 people assisted in the rescue. It was supposed to be a relaxing, father-son fishing excursion. But it quickly turned into placing a 911 call for help instead. Justin Kill…

Minot Man Drowns in Ward County

They were unable to bring him to shore and then lost sight of him

WARD COUNTY, ND — A man who lost his inflatable device, drowned on Nelson Carlson Lake in Ward County. Authorities say two bystanders heard the man’s calls for help Monday about 6:30 p.m. and tried to help him. They were unable to bring him to shore and then lost sight of him. Rescue divers found the man’s body about 8…

Back Flip Attempt from a Waterfall Makes Teen Go Unconscious

Swimmer helped the teen stay afloat before regaining consciousness

RAPID CITY, SD — A teen swimmer was rescued after trying to do a back flip off the top of a waterfall in the Black Hills. Authorities in the area said the teen tried back flipping off the rocks at Hippie Hole but lost consciousness after landing face first in the water. Nearby swimmers held his head above the water…