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Large Tree Comes Down Knocking Out Power To Hundreds

Xcel Energy expected to have the lights back on by 11 p.m Sunday

1/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3 Show Caption Hide Caption FARGO, N.D. (UPDATE 10:30 P.M. June 14) — Power has been restored to all customers at this time.   **ORIGINAL STORY BELOW**   A large tree comes down in south Fargo knocking out power to a couple hundred customers of Xcel Energy. It came down…

Wild Terra Cider Will Plant a Tree for Every Drink Sold This Easter

the bar is doing it to kickoff Earth Week

FARGO, N.D. — This is one of the few times that drinking cider will also help the environment. For every cider sold at Wild Terra this Easter, the bar will plant one tree. Last year, Wild Terra planted 100 trees. The bar’s philosophy has always been about giving back to our planet, but they’re doing the promotion to kickoff Earth week….

Grand Forks Couple Killed By Falling Tree In California

Troy and Jessica Nelson, owners of Trojan Promotions in Grand Forks, were staying in a house hit by giant tree

SAN DIEGO, CA — A rural Thompson, North Dakota couple is dead after a large tree fell on a house in San Diego. Friends say Troy and Jessica Nelson, owners of Trojan Promotions in Grand Forks, were staying in the house while attending an industry trade show. A third person on another floor was not hurt. “I heard a very large…

National Hammock Day Bringing People Together in Island Park to Swing and Relax

Some regular hangers say everyone should try it because it changes your perspective of the outdoors

FARGO, N.D. — People at Island Park are celebrating national hammock day by laying around in their favorite tree swings and enjoying nature. People strapped up from end to end throughout the tree filled area and some piled their hammocks on top of their friends. Some regular hangers say everyone should try it because it changes your perspective of the…

Storms Fill Streets with Trees and Damage Properties in Grand Forks

Jerry Hunter has had a berry tree in his front yard for 47 years and this morning's storm took it to the ground

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — After strong winds and several storms came through parts of our region last night and early this morning, several areas of Grand Forks were hit. Trees and branches were covering many roads and same came down onto properties. Jerry Hunter has had a berry tree in his front yard for 47 years and this morning’s storm…

Man Camping At Elbow Lake Hit By Falling Tree During Storm

Jeff Panzer was sitting under an awning when the tree fell on him

BECKER COUNTY, Minn. — A Farmington, Minnesota man camping at Elbow Lake was hurt after he was hit by a falling tree. Becker County Sheriff’s officials say 44-year-old Jeff Panzer was camping with three others on the east side of the lake when storms hit around 6:10 this morning. Panzer was sitting under an awning when a tree fell on…

Church Dedicates “Tree of Life” Mosaic

The mosaic was put together over a six-month period

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Churches United for the Homeless presented its “Tree of Life” mosaic, which is in a center where people of any religion can go to worship. Two dozen volunteers put together the mosaic over a six month period. They put in over 300 hours of service. Pastor Joe Larson of St. Mark’s Lutheran Church designed it. The art piece…

Man Killed By Falling Tree Branch

The victim has been identified as 31 year-old Travis Robinson of Leal

LEAL, N.D.– A man has died after a tree branch that he was cutting fell on him. The victim has been identified as 31 year-old Travis Robinson of Leal. The accident happened Friday afternoon in Leal. First responders from Dazey, Barnes County deputies and Barnes County Ambulance responded. Categories: Local News, North Dakota News Tags: ambulance, barnes county, BRANCH, DAZEY,…

Getting Rid of Your Live Christmas Tree? Here’s What You Can Do With It

The City of Fargo will be collecting them on January 8th

FARGO, ND — The lights and decorations are coming down and being put back into storage, but where do you put your Christmas tree? The City of Fargo will be collecting them on January 8th. It is important that the tree is placed away from the garbage and recycling on the boulevard. The city’s recycling coordinator, Jen Pickett, says the…