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Police, Fire Crews Respond To South Fargo Fire

The explosion happened around 7:00 at 3301 15th Street South in Fargo.

FARGO, N.D. (KFGO) – An explosion and fire ripped through a Fargo business Sunday night and destroyed the large garage, one of about a half dozen attached businesses in the building. The blast was reported shortly after 7 p.m. in the 3300 block of 15th Street South. Fire Department Battalion Chief Joe Mangin tells KFGO News the force of the…

Fargo Woman Recovers After Being Hit with Stray Bullet

The woman was unexpectedly struck while in a family members home

FARGO, N.D. — A woman is feeling extra grateful after only suffering minor injuries from a stray bullet that struck her while she was in her daughter’s home. The Fargo resident was putting her grandchild to bed on Tuesday night when she felt a sudden pain in her arm. After noticing a small hole in the wall of the bedroom,…

Woman Shot Inside South Fargo Home

Police Don't Believe Shooting Was Targeted

Fargo Police say a person got shot while they were inside a South Fargo home. Fargo Police, Fire and FM Ambulance responded to the home in the 3800 block of 50th street south at 8:15 Tuesday night. A victim in the upstairs level of a home said she felt a pain in her arm, then realized she had been shot….

Biotech Company Breaks Ground on 14-Acre Expansion in Fargo

it'll include three new buildings

FARGO, N.D. — Biotech company Aldevron breaks ground on a 14–acre expansion right here in Fargo. It will include three buildings next to its headquarters in south Fargo. Aldevron’s co–founders, Michael Chambers and John Ballantyne, both started their business at NDSU in 1998 as a way to create plasmid DNA for research scientists. Now one of the new buildings will…

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…