Highway Patrol Says Drivers Need to Use Caution When Driving in High Wind

The patrol says that wind gusts of over 60 MPH can push around semi-trailers

FARGO, N.D. — The windy conditions across North Dakota and Minnesota are making travel difficult for drivers. The North Dakota Highway Patrol is urging all motorists to travel with care across eastern North Dakota through Friday morning. The patrol says that if conditions make driving unsafe, they could issue a No Travel Advisory or close roads. Officials say that drivers…

Minnesota Man Wins $120,000 Lottery Jackpot; Waits 3 Days to Claim Because He’s “Busy”

Krenik said he waited three days because he was too busy with his business

  MONTGOMERY, Minn. — A Minnesota man says he was just too busy to claim his jackpot prize worth $120,000 and wanted to wait for his wife before coming forward. Jim Krenik, a butcher from Montgomery, said he wanted to hear his wife’s “scream of delight” as she checked the Gopher 5 tickets herself. Minnesota State Lottery officials put out…

Cone Zone: Expect More Closures on Highway 75 in Moorhead

  MOORHEAD, Minn. — Drivers on Highway 75 in Moorhead are running into more lane closures. Lanes on the north side of the I-94 interchange are now shut down. The contractor for last year’s diverging diamond interchange project will replace a section of concrete near the north crossover. The work will take about one day, but the lane closure will…

NDSU Students Raising Money for Victims of Hurricane Maria

NDSU students have come together to provide support for about 8 orphanages suffering from the aftermaths of Hurricane Maria.

FARGO, ND — NDSU students have come together to provide support for about eight orphanages suffering from the aftermaths of Hurricane Maria. Cecilia Monclova, along with other students, are having a Puerto Rican style lunch where students, faculty and community members can give a free will donation. The money and supplies collected will be directly donated to the orphanages when…

Travel Agency Says to Book Holiday Travel ASAP

Travel Travel of Fargo Urge People to Book Holiday Flights Soon to Get Best Deal

FARGO, ND — The holidays may seem a long ways ahead, but if you’re planning to book a flight over the holiday season, you may want to act fast. Travel Travel travel agency in Fargo said the longer you wait to book your flight, especially at smaller airports such as Hector International Airport, the more likely you will see a…

Minnesota Power Company to Help Hurricane Irma Victims

Their crews will restore power to homes which lose it after the storm

MINNESOTA — While thousands of people are trying to flee Florida before Hurricane Irma hits, a Minnesota-based power company is sending crews into the state. Minnesota Power crews are gearing up and working on gathering supplies they will need once they get to Florida. The crews are hoping to provide support and equipment to help people get their power turned…

F-M Area Prepares to Help Hurricane Harvey Victims

Twenty-two people have already been deployed to Houston

FARGO, ND — At least 23 people have died in Hurricane Harvey which has just been downgraded to a tropical depression. The Red Cross Dakotas Region is offering training to those that want to step up and help in the Gulf Coast. The American Red Cross website crashed Tuesday, after receiving too many volunteer applications to help Hurricane Harvey’s victims….

North Dakota Governor’s Photo Contest Underway

Photographers will be judged on their ability to showcase North Dakota as a Legendary travel destination

“Watching the sunset at Double Ditch” by Nick Hornbacher – 2016 Governor’s Photo Contest “Best in Show”  NORTH DAKOTA — Grab your camera and get outside. Your snapshots of the things to do and see in North Dakota could earn you cash and be published. The 2017 North Dakota Governor’s Photo Contest is underway through August 31. Photographers will be…

High Winds Topple Big Rigs, Gusts Up to 60 MPH in North Dakota

Five high-profile vehicles have tipped over in the region due to the strong winds

Courtesy: North Dakota Highway Patrol  NORTH DAKOTA — That nasty wind has been a problem for drivers, especially in northeast North Dakota. Five high-profile vehicles have tipped over in the region due to the strong winds. There have been other reports of big rigs tipping over in other parts of the state. The National Weather Service says wind has gusted…

TSA Announces New Pat-Down Procedure

This procedure will replace the five different kinds of pat-downs used previously

  NATIONAL — The TSA is introducing a new pat-down procedure at airports across the country…and they’re warning local police departments. Officials with the TSA say the new pat-down procedure could be considered more invasive and cause people to file assault reports with authorities. This procedure will replace the five different kinds of pat-downs used previously. Officials say screeners are…