Steele County

Steele County sinkhole repair could cost more than $1 million

A sinkhole as long as a football field and as deep as thirty feet sits along State Highway 23 near Hatton, North Dakota

STEELE COUNTY, N.D. (KVRR) – With rain flooding areas in eastern North Dakota and western Minnesota, people weren’t expecting rain water to cause such a collapse and agencies around the area say they didn’t feel prepared either. “Usually in flood events, we get 2,3,4 weeks of warning. With the amount of rain that we had, we were expecting more of…

Flood Fighting In Rural Steele County, North Dakota

STEELE CO., Minn. (KVRR) — Emergency crews are using a boat to shuttle firemen and other rescue personnel back and forth from a house surrounded by water. The farmstead in Steele County had dike protection, but it failed last night. Fire crews from Hatton and Northwood were able to bring pumps online in an attempt to help save the family’s…

Flooding causing dangerous driving conditions

A no travel alert has been issued for northeast North Dakota.

A no travel alert has been issued for northeast North Dakota. Excessive rain and snow melting is also causing flooding in Steele, Traill and Cass Counties. Multiple county and township roads have been closed and officials are urging people to drive cautiously. Areas around Thompson and Hillsboro have water-filled ditches and overland flooding. If you come across washed out roads,…

Medical Supply Truck Rolls On Icy Highway In Steele County, Northwest of Fargo

the truck, with masks, medical gloves and gowns, was heavily damaged, but the driver wasn’t hurt

FINLEY, ND (KFGO) – A state health department emergency response truck loaded with medical supplies left a highway and rolled on a slick highway in Steele County, northwest of Fargo. Sheriff Wayne Beckman says the truck was headed to hospitals in Northwood and Mayville when it left the road. He says the truck, with masks, medical gloves and gowns, was…

North Dakota Farmers Brace Themselves for Impending Tariffs

Farmer from Steele County thinks producers might feel the biggest impact of any group from the tariffs

STEELE COUNTY, N.D. — Randy Richards is one of many farmers thinking that times could become hectic for farmers in North Dakota. On Wednesday, the Chinese Ministry of Commerce announced a 25 percent tariff on 106 US products, including soybeans. “They’re the hardest on agriculture because agriculture is the only we thing that we export a lot of that balances out…