Fargo City Commissioners Agree To Revert To 70-30 Share On Special Assessments

The change means those paying the higher specials will see their assessment drop

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo’s special assessment structure is under fire by taxpayers and has become the number one issue leading up to the June election. City commissioners voted unanimously Monday to rescind the current cost share policy for street, water and sewer line projects. Commissioner Tony Grindberg offered the motion to revert to a 2013 policy that had taxpayers picking…

Fargo Public Works Tackles Pothole Issue

The filling the city uses during the winter is only a temporary fix

FARGO, N.D. —┬áPotholes are an increasingly common sight throughout the city and Fargo Public Works is doing as much as they can to address it. With cold nights and warmer temperatures during the day, more potholes are forming during this time of year. Because of the snow on the ground, any road filling dumped in now, may still come out….

Clearing Off The Busiest of Roads After the Biggest Snow Fall of the Season

The trucks have about 12 to 16 hours post snow fall to remove the snow from roads

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Metro street crews are out and about clearing off the busiest roads. Moorhead Public Works sent out seven plows including three with salt capabilities. They say their goal is to get enough snow off the ground and enough of the pavement to be seen before the temperature drops below freezing. They are making their way through the…

Getting Excess Water Off the Streets and Into the Drains

The drains are iced over, leaving puddles of melted slush throughout the streets

FARGO, ND — Fargo Public Works staff say they are doing everything they can to get excess water off the streets and into the drains. After weeks of negative temperatures and plenty of snow, the drains are iced over, leaving puddles of melted slush throughout the streets. Staff has been spread out around town, opening up drains because they say…

Homeless Population Moving from Armory to Community Center for Shelter

With these bitterly cold temperatures, some now using the shelter say they thought they had no choice but to stay out on the streets

DILWORTH, Minn. — Those who have been in need of shelter staying at the Moorhead Armory are now being moved to the Dilworth Community Center until the end of January. Churches United in Moorhead has been working closely with the city of Dilworth to provide a second housing option for those in need. With these bitterly cold temperatures, some now…

Authorities Believe Neighbor Dispute Led to Deadly California Shooting Spree

They say Neal stole a second vehicle and continued his shooting spree

  TEHAMA COUNTY, Calif. — Authorities say they believe it was a case of bad neighbors that left seven people dead and 10 people hurt after a shooting rampage in northern California. Authorities say witnesses are coming forward, saying it was a neighborhood dispute that spilled into the streets. The sheriff’s office says the gunman, identified as Kevin Neal, shot…

Seasonal Parking Restrictions Soon in Effect for Metro

Street parking will be limited between the hours of 1 a.m. and 7 a.m.

  REGIONAL — It’s almost time for annual seasonal parking restrictions to go into effect in the metro. They’ll be in place November 1st through April 15th. Street parking will be limited between the hours of 1 a.m. and 7 a.m. Watch for signs. The restrictions make it easier for city employees to remove snow and maintain the streets. Vehicles…

Pop, Pop, it’s Almost Show Time! Traffic Tips for Bruno Mars Concert at the Fargodome

They expect the lots to fill up fast since around 18-thousand people are expected for Bruno's show

FARGO, ND — If you’re headed to the Bruno Mars concert tomorrow night at the Fargodome, we’ve got a few traffic tips for you. Northbound I-29 traffic should exit on 12th Avenue North to 18th Street. Southbound I-29 traffic should exit on 19th Avenue North. If you are in town, use 10th Street north to either 17th or 19th Avenues…

Look Out Below! City Crews Working to Fix Potholes on Fargo Streets

City officials say recent weather patterns are causing potholes to get worse

Drivers in the area may notice more potholes on our roads than usual. The City of Fargo says this is due to the recent freeze-thaw cycles not seen in a typical Fargo January. Recent weather patterns are causing below freezing temperatures at above freezing during the day. Officials say potholes are formed from water seeping into cracks and expanding when…