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Metro COG Holds Public Forum to Discuss Future Transportation Ideas

Projections say the metro will have 300,000 people by 2045

FARGO, N.D. — Before construction crews can uproot a road or make changes to traffic patterns, they need the green light from one group. “All projects that involve federal funding have to come through the Metropolitan Council of Governments (Metro COG) because they’re the planning organization for the Fargo, Moorhead, West Fargo, Dilworth area, and they lay out where we’re going…

Residents in South Fargo Senior Living Facility Return Home after Gas Fire

Four apartments were damaged as a result of Friday's blaze

FARGO, N.D. — Most of the people living in a senior living facility affected by a gas fire returned to their apartments, according to staff members at Riverview Place. People living 24 apartments at the South Fargo complex, located on the corner of 54th Avenue and 12th Avenue South, had to be evacuated for several hours Friday night until firefighters could…

New Sports Bar and Restaurant Opens Its Doors in South Fargo

SouthTown Pourhouse shares a building with Duane's House of Pizza

FARGO, N.D. — The owner of the Windbreak brings a new sports bar experience to South Fargo. SouthTown Pourhouse opened last week, giving people a new option to watch sports and hang with friends. The restaurant has burgers, sandwiches, salads, and several different beers on tap. Managers say the area needed a neighborhood sports bar that could be a cornerstone for…

Early Morning Fire At South Fargo Restaurant

Firefighters had to break down the door to gain access and found a fire in one of the commercial kitchen ovens and were able to quickly extinguish the flames.

FARGO, N.D. Doolittles Woodfire and Grill is back up and running after a small set back from an oven fire on Thursday. Around 2:30 am, the Fargo Fire Department responded to a small fire in a commercial oven after the alarm was set off. Firefighters broke down one door to get inside and were able to quickly extinguish the fire….

Fargo Woman in Custody after Barricading Her Children in Her Home

Marian Jasinski is currently in custody at the Cass County Jail

FARGO, N.D. — A Fargo woman is in custody after she allegedly barricaded her two children in her home. Officers went to perform a welfare check at Marian Jasinski’s home since one of her children had not been in school. Police found two children hiding under bedsheets, and Jasinski hiding in the closet. She was arrested for open warrants and is…

Aldevron Opens World’s Largest DNA Manufacturing Facility in South Fargo

The 70,000 square foot facility can churn out twenty year's worth of DNA in just a month

FARGO, N.D. — If you walk around the new headquarters of Aldevron, you’ll see slight reminders of what introduced Mike Chambers to his lifelong passion. “My grandparents and my parents were commercial beekeepers. I’m from Carrington, North Dakota originally, and beekeeping is what really got me interested in science,” said Mike Chambers, the co-founder and CEO of Aldevron. That fascination with…

Rollover Collision Results in Minor Injuries, Traffic Delays in South Fargo

A driver was cited for disobeying traffic control signals in the collision

FARGO, N.D. — Crews from the Fargo Police and Fire Department responded to a rollover collision that slowed down traffic at a busy Fargo intersection. A Fargo Police spokesperson said that a vehicle ran through a red light at the corner of 45 Street and 15th Avenue South, and another vehicle collided with it shortly after. The driver was cited…

Balcony Fire Causes An Estimated $450,000 In Damage

People in four apartments were displaced

FARGO, N.D. — A balcony fire at an apartment building in south Fargo last night caused an estimated $450,000 in damage. Fargo Fire Battalion Chief Dane Carley says it could take two or more weeks to determine the cause of the fire. It was reported around 6:40 Monday evening and damaged two apartments with smoke damage in several other units….

Officer Involved Shooting in South Fargo Puts Suspect in Hospital

Police say 28-year-old Orlando Estrada was charging at them with a knife

  FARGO, N.D. — Fargo police responded to a domestic disturbance call around 11:30 last night. When they got there, Police say 28–year–old Orlando Estrada started charging at them with a knife. Neighbors say they had no idea what was going on at 3101 32nd Street South last night as a sea of red and blue lights filled the area. “I…

Video: Fargo Police Looking For Suspects In Burglary

Police in Fargo are searching for two suspects in a home burglary caught on the Ring Video Doorbell.

Home Burglary Caught on Smart DoorbellThis morning at 11:23 a.m., Fargo Police, were dispatched to the 3000 block of 19 St. S. for a report of a home burglary that had just occurred. The victim reported they were notified by their Ring smart doorbell mobile application there was someone at their door. The victim watched two black males in dark…