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Hillsboro Picking up the Pieces After Strong Storms Hit Area

The storm caused widespread damage across Traill County and even spawned a tornado

HILLSBORO, ND — A tornado went through Traill County last night, just missing Hillsboro. But the town didn’t escape damaging winds. People in Hillsboro spent the day picking up the pieces. A powerful storm rumbled across Traill County last night, leaving a trail of destruction blowing down trees and damaging homes here in Hillsboro. The sound of chainsaws could be…

Heavy Rain Causes Flooding in Grand Forks

A flood warning was issued by the National Weather Service for the city and East Grand Forks just before 11 am

GRAND FORKS, ND — Heavy rain came down a little too fast for the storm drains in Grand Forks. Many streets had flooding especially in the area around Columbia Mall and the underpasses in town. These pictures were sent in to us from Russel Hons Photography. A flood warning was issued by the National Weather Service for the city and…

The Fargo Project in Final Steps of Developing Nature Property

The Fargo Project is hoping to make a vacant property a place where people in the Red River Valley will have a space to relax and gather for fun activities

FARGO, ND — People of the Fargo Project are putting their plans into place for an open plot of land in south Fargo. They are working on developing the land to connect people with nature. The Fargo Project is hoping to make a vacant property a place where people in the Red River Valley will have a space to relax…

Tenney’s Wheaton-Dumont Co-Op Elevator Hit Hard by Storms

a line of intense thunderstorms rumbled across much of the Red River Valley

TENNEY, Minn. — A line of intense thunderstorms rumbled across much of the region last night. One of the more intense storms struck Wilkin County, where a grain elevator was heavily damaged. People are still cleaning up after Tuesday’s storms. One of the hardest-hit areas was the small town of Tenney in Wilkin County. “We received a call from a…

West Acres Cinema Loses Screen Power in Overnight Storms

Power was restored around 9:30

FARGO, ND —¬†Moviegoers at West Acres Cinema were also hit by power outages just after 9 o’clock last night. Our very own Nick Broadway was there when the screens went black. Many customers crowded the lobbies waiting for power to come back while others decided to run out to their cars and leave. Power was restored around 9:30. Categories: Business,…

Xcel Energy Working to Restore Power to Grand Forks Area

Strong winds caused damage to trees and signs around Grand Forks

  GRAND FORKS, ND — Xcel Energy crews are working to restore power to approximately 1,500 customers around Grand Forks. That is down from the 8,500 that lost power due to the storm this morning. Strong winds caused damage to trees and signs around Grand Forks. A top gust of 70 miles per hour was reported at the airport this…

Road Conditions Prevented Quicker Power Outage Relief

The Otter Tail Power Company says about 20 communities in the Stutsman County area were without power after the holiday storm hit

JAMESTOWN, N.D. The Otter Tail Power Company says about 20 communities in the Stutsman County area were without power after the holiday storm hit. They say road conditions were the biggest problem. After the storm, road obstructions and low visibility prevented power repair workers from getting to where they needed to go. When asked about rural areas, Stephanie Hoff says…