Spring

West Fargo Fire Hydrants Are Getting Spring Cleaning

The City of West Fargo is cleaning out fire hydrants around town to freshen them with clean water

WEST FARGO, ND — Fire hydrants are flowing with water throughout West Fargo, but for good reason. The City of West Fargo Public Works Department began flushing fire hydrants on south of the interstate and will end on the north side. The purpose is to clean out the city’s main filtration system and ensure the water is fresh. The process…

Cleanup Week Prep Underway

Logs and brush up to 10 inches in diameter along with tires and rims will be collected. No wood, building material or concrete will be accepted

  FARGO, ND — It’s time to throw all of your unwanted junk on the boulevard. The annual metro Cleanup Week will take place May 1 thru 5. Here’s how it works: you are asked to set out all of your unwanted items before 7 a.m. on your normal garbage pickup day. Limit appliances to two per household. Logs and…

NDSU Fandom on Full Display at the Spring Football Game

Fans are excited to see their team play during the intrasquad scrimmage

FARGO, N.D. — Bison football is back in action at the Fargodome for their first Spring Game. The Fargodome was covered in green and gold as Bison fans poured in for the 2017 Spring Game.  After a long winter without football, fans say it’s great to see their boys back on the field. “I’m just excited to see how the…

Northern Valley Still Facing Flood Warning

There is a concern that rainfall totals overnight could impact the river level

NECHE, N.D. — Only one flood warning remains in the northern valley. The warning for the Pembina River at Neche has been extended to Thursday. There is a concern that rainfall totals overnight could impact the river level. It has fallen from moderate to minor flood stage in the past 24 hours. The governor has declared an emergency declaration for…

Nearly 20 Years Since Major Blizzard of ’97

April 1997 began with temperatures in the 60s, giving people hope for spring after 10 blizzards that winter

  NORTH DAKOTA — It’s been nearly 20 years since a devastating April blizzard struck North Dakota. It began as freezing rain or sleet on April 4th. By the time it was done on the 7th, it dumped as much as 2 feet of snow in some areas. April 1997 began with temperatures in the 60s, giving people hope for…

Grand Forks Park District Prepping for Spring

All of Grand Forks public parks are now open from sunrise to sunset

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Grand Forks Park District is ready for you to visit all of the parks in the city for the spring. All public parks are now open from sunrise to sunset. You can expect tennis nets to be up in the near future. The King’s Walk Golf course will open its driving range tomorrow. If the weather…

Local Golf Clubs Open for the Season

Hawley Golf & Country Club opened up for the season and golfers were there first thing in the morning

HAWLEY, Minn. — Golf clubs are out and swings are in full force. The weather was just right for Hawley Golf & Country Club to open back up for business. A “balmy” 56 degrees and a little bit of sunshine is all golfers need to get back on the course. “It feels good. You can’t beat this kind of weather,” said…

City of Grafton Prepping for Potential Major Flood

Crews have started to bring in supplies to build clay temporary levees.

GRAFTON, N.D. — The city of Grafton is fighting back against the flood waters. Crews have started to stock up to build temporary levees. “Starting tomorrow, there will be temporary dikes built at 5th street at McHugh Avenue and across at the campground entrance,” said Deputy Chief Alex Droske with the Grafton Police Department. “We will also be closing Wakeman…

Great Rides Gears Up for Season Opener

Great Rides gears up for biking season to begin this Sunday

FARGO, N.D. — Great Rides Bike Share is busy prepping for its third season of operation in Fargo. Workers are busy installing 11 stations and doing final testing to make sure the 100 bikes are ready for riders. This year, riders can check out bikes from the updated BYcycle app. Using this app, people can also manage their accounts and…