Valley City

1 Injured, 1 Arrested After Valley City Shooting

Shooting Happened Thursday Night

VALLEY CITY, N.D. – A shooting in Valley City ends up with one person behind bars and another in a Fargo hospital. Police responded just after 7 p.m. Thursday to the 500 block of 11th Avenue Southwest. Valley City Police Chief Phil Hatcher says they found a man with a gunshot wound in the torso. He was taken to Mercy…

Valley City mobile home fire

VALLEY CITY, N.D. (KFGO/KVRR) – A fire caused extensive damage to a Mobile home in Valley City on Saturday, January 23rd. Fire Chief Scott Magnuson said crews responded to a fire call at 757 Viking Drive around 10:15 p.m. He said the structure is a total loss. No injuries were reported. Firefighters were called back to the scene on Sunday,…

Man Arrested After Chase In Vehicle Stolen From Valley City

VALLEY CITY, N.D. — A Valley City man faces a number of charges after a chase in a stolen vehicle in Barnes County. 31-year-old Matthew Hough was chased around 10 p.m. after a report of a stolen Toyota Highlander in Valley City. He eventually stopped and was taken into custody by troopers and deputies. Hough faces charges including fleeing, unauthorized…

Great Plains Food Bank Continues Farmers to Families Food Box Distribution

According to Great Plains Food Bank, during the pandemic, they have seen a 44% increase in demand for food bank services.

FARGO, N.D. – The Great Plains Food Bank is continuing it’s distribution of meals through the Farmers to Families Food Box program by the USDA. The program helps bring food from farms that aren’t able to sell all of their produce to food banks across the country during the Coronavirus crisis. According to Great Plains Food Bank, during the pandemic,…

Great Plains Food Bank Helps Families in Valley City With Mobile Food Pantry

The last time they were in Valley City, they served just over 200 families.

VALLEY CITY, N.D.- The organization has been driving to different locations across the state and distributing food to make sure families know where their next meal is coming from. “There are so many people that are in need that can’t get ahead unless they have the resources that they need immediately to fill their needs, so that’s what I’m aiming…

Teen Hits 120 MPH While Fleeing Highway Patrol, Arrested For DUI

A trooper tried to stop 18-year-old Zander Johnson around 1:30 Saturday morning

VALLEY CITY, N.D. — A Valley City teen is arrested for drunken driving after fleeing the North Dakota Highway Patrol. A trooper tried to stop 18-year-old Zander Johnson around 1:30 Saturday morning for an equipment violation, about 9 miles south of Valley City. Johnson took off on Highway 1 at speeds hitting 120 miles per hour. He slowed and pulled…

Elevations On Lake Ashtabula And Reservation Dam Being Lowered

Preparing for potential spring snowmelt

ST. PAUL, Minn. — U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is lowering reservoir elevations within the Red River Basin based on recent snow measurements, in order to prepare for potential spring snowmelt. The Corps is currently lowering the elevation of Lake Ashtabula, located near Valley City. It will be drawn down nearly 2 feet in time for spring runoff. Reservation Dam,…

Four People Sent to Hospital after Fire Destroys Their Home

The fire chief says the house is a total loss.

Photo Credit: NewsDakota.comVALLEY CITY, N.D.–Authorities say a fire destroyed a home in Valley City and sent four family members to hospital. Fire Chief Scott Magnuson says that neighbors heard an explosion before the fire broke out about 9 p.m. Wednesday. He says four people in the home were taken by ambulance to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Magnuson…