Residents

Wahpeton Is Left With No Power After Overnight Storm

There was also a lot of toppled trees and branches throughout the city.

WAHPETON, N.D.- The winds from the storm toppled many trees and left the whole city without power at around two o’clock this morning. “We did lose electricity in the city, most of the city was down for a period of time,” says Public Works Director Dennis Miranowski. “There were a considerable amount of large trees that came down as well…

Rebuilding After Fire Will Take a Minimum of One Year

It's been one week since a fire broke out at Elim Rehab and Care Center in Fargo

FARGO, N.D. — Repairs at a Fargo nursing home will take much longer than expected. It’s been one week since a fire broke out at Elim Rehab and Care Center on South University Drive. The care center will close during construction. They are giving each resident $100 to help them purchase new items that may have gotten left behind. Those…

Moorhead City Hall Holds Meeting To Tackle Turkey Population

The point of the meeting is to hear feedback from the community with the help of the Minnesota DNR and city officials.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — People packed into the Moorhead City Hall to voice their opinions on what they should do about the increasing turkey population. The point of the meeting is to hear feedback from the community with the help of the Minnesota DNR and city officials. “Our role here is to be technical advisers on turkey management and other types…

“The Bridges,” A New Housing Complex That Gives Students a Unique Experience, Opens Near NDSU

The building is marketed towards students looking for independent living

FARGO, N.D. — A new housing complex called The Bridges has opened its doors near the NDSU campus. “The second I saw it, I was like, ‘I got to be part of it.’ This is just amazing,” Raven Kitzan, who’s moving into the Bridges, said. “I chose it based on all the amenities… it just really fit my lifestyle.” The apartments…

Moorhead Planning Commission Votes For ‘Conditional Use’ on Residential Lots

Homeowners want to preserve the historic Comstock neighborhood

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Moorhead homeowners in the Comstock neighborhood want the city to change its rules to keep parking lots away from their properties. Current city law allows lots to be built without public notification. People took to City Hall to advocate for a conditional use permit, which means a public hearing and certain standards would have to be met before…

Apartment Evacuated After Balcony Fire

The cause of the fire is still under investigation

FARGO, N.D. — A balcony fire in a south Fargo apartment left the entire complex evacuated. It’s an alarm no one wants to wake up to on an early Saturday morning. “Oh I’m just devastated. My heart goes out to all the tenants,” said Leila Lau, the apartment’s property manager. Just after 8 am, residents at 2709 15th Street South…

New 32nd Avenue/I-29 Ramp Set to be Biggest Road Construction Project of 2017

The city and ND-DOT are lending their ear and giving guidance to those who will be affected by the upcoming construction

The big road project of this year will be the expansion of 32nd Avenue South and the construction of a new Southbound I–29 to eastbound 32nd Avenue loop ramp. Business owners and people living near the construction area got the opportunity to learn more about the project at a meeting held at the West Acres Mall. Officials say 2017’s biggest…