Moorhead Man Dies While Skydiving in Northwest Montana

The Lost Prairie Boogie is one of the largest gatherings of skydivers in the West.

KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) _ Authorities say an experienced skydiver died after his parachute malfunctioned during a gathering in northwest Montana. The Daily Inter Lake in Kalispell reports 81-year-old Gerald Fischer, of Moorhead, Minnesota, was participating in the Lost Prairie Boogie near Marion on Saturday morning when he had a hard opening and started to spin counter-clockwise. Fischer, who has completed…

Governor Burgum Jumps from 12,000 Feet to Kick Off Fargo AirSho

Burgum also sworn in a Fargo man as he re-enlists in the Navy

FARGO, N.D. —¬†Thousands of people focused their eyes on the skies at the first Fargo Airsho in three years. Governor Doug Burgum kicked off the festivities by skydiving more than 12,000 feet. Burgum was paired with retired U.S. Navy Seal Jim Woods, who has completed more than 20,000 dives in his lifetime. The Governor leaped with the United States Navy…

Mayor Tim Mahoney Goes Skydiving at Fargo Airsho

He says this is his first time skydiving

FARGO, N.D. —¬†Mayor Tim Mahoney went on a tandem skydive with the U.S. Navy Seals Leap Frogs ahead of the Fargo Airsho. “It was exciting, The team was fantastic. It was quite a rush when you jump out and you’re just free-floating. Had a great time, and the best part of it was looking at Fargo. How great Fargo looks,…