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Body of Woman Missing for More Than 30 Years Found

Shirley Whetter's skeletal remains were discovered by a boater in the Red River

GRAND FORKS, ND — Skeletal remains found in the Red River are confirmed to be that of a woman who has been missing more than 30 years. DNA tests show the body is Shirley Whetter, a woman who went missing in 1984. Her remains were found on the east bank by a boater near the Higdem Township on June 10th….

Community Offers Prayers and Hope for Missing Fargo Woman, Family Raises Money for a Reward

F-M community offers support and hope to Savanna Greywind's family

FARGO, N.D. — As police in Fargo and Grand Forks continue to question people about the disappearance of Savanna Greywind, the F-M community is coming together to support her family. People surrounded the family at a candlelight vigil and prayer service in Fargo. The search continues for the missing and pregnant 22-year-old. Prayers and hope are what the F-M community…

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…

Kids Learn About Nature at Buffalo River State Park

Science Saturday took place with a lesson focused on the weather

GLYNDON, Minn. — Kids at Buffalo River State Park got a lesson about weather. Science Saturday is a weekly event at the park where kids learn about a new topic in science each week. They spent most of the time walking by the river asking questions about the skies to expert instructors. The people who put up these events say…

Red River Market Opens for the Season

The Red River Market is open every Saturday through October 28

FARGO, N.D. — The Red River Market is back up in action selling locally produced foods for the summer season. Hundreds of shoppers filled the block of Broadway and Fourth Avenue North for a taste of the farm. “I love it. I’m so glad it’s back. It feels like we had to wait a long time, but third year it’s…

Body Pulled from Red River, Sent to Grand Forks for Autopsy

Just after 9:00 on Saturday night, dispatch received a call that a body was floating in the Red River

FARGO, ND — Emergency crews pulled a body from the Red River near downtown Fargo Saturday night. Authorities haven’t confirmed the identity, but the body was found near the area where a swimmer went missing last week. Dispatch received a call that a body was floating in the Red River just after 9 p.m. “It was just somebody walking on…

Body Pulled from the Red River in Fargo

They would not confirm if it is the body of Fanuel Asrat

  FARGO, ND — Emergency crews said they pulled a body from the Red River in Fargo on Saturday night. Authorities would not say if it is the 24-year-old missing MSUM student, Fanuel Asrat. Crews have been searching the river for Asrat since Thursday morning. The body is being sent to Grand Forks for identification. We have a crew on the…

Friend of Missing MSUM Swim Instructor Speaks Out

24–year–old MSUM swimming instructor, Fanuel Shewarega Asrat went missing after a swim in the Red River early Thursday morning

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The search continues for a missing MSUM student. What was meant to be a fun night by the river has now turned into a search for a missing man. MSUM swimming instructor, Fanuel Shewarega Asrat, 24,  went missing after a swim in the Red River early Thursday morning. “They were on the way to the Red River just…

Rescue Crews to Continue Search for Missing Man in Red River Friday

Authorities say 24–year–old Fanuel Shewarega Asrat was last seen near Dike West and may have gone into the river but not come out

FARGO, ND — Rescue workers have suspended the search for a man who is believed to have gone missing in the Red River. Authorities sid 24–year–old Fanuel Shewarega Asrat was last seen near Dike West and may have gone into the river but not come out. They said at about 5:00 a.m., Asrat and two other males were seen playing in…