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Another Construction Project Leaves Deer Creek Neighborhood With One Way Out

The drain improvement project will go on for three weeks

FARGO, N.D. — Road construction season is well underway, and neighbors in one South Fargo neighborhood are sure feeling the effects with yet another project. A drain improvement project on 63rd Street South starts May 15 and will go on for three weeks. For people in the Deer Creek neighborhood, there will only be one way out once the 52nd Avenue…

Fargo Bank Robbery Suspect Wearing Graduation Robe On The Loose

The suspect was wearing a graduation robe during the robbery

FARGO, N.D. — Around 7:55 a.m. Friday, police say a man walked into the Alerus location at 3137 32nd Avenue South and slammed a note on the counter saying he had a gun and would shoot if he didn’t get money. “The male is described as a black male in his 20’s or 30’s, possibly 5’8” to 5’10”, who was wearing…

Schools Locked Down During Search For South Fargo Burglary Suspect

Paul Kalal was taken to the Cass County Jail for two counts of burglary and an outstanding warrant

FARGO, N.D. –Fargo Police arrested a man Tuesday morning after a string of house break–ins in South Fargo. Around 8 a.m. officers Police came to the 1400 block of 11th Avenue South after a woman saw a man hiding in her basement. “They screamed, made a loud noise, the male got scared, exited the residence, and fled on foot,” said…

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…