Wahpeton

Lockdown Lifted at Wahpeton High School

The building was put under a working lockdown around 1:00 Tuesday afternoon

WAHPETON, ND – A lockdown at Wahpeton High School was lifted Tuesday afternoon after a pistol shell was found on a classroom floor. The Wahpeton Public School district says the school was put under a working lockdown around one o’clock. Superintendent Rick Jacobson says under this type of shutdown students are under normal classroom procedure. However, no one was allowed in…

WCCO Belting Unveils New Line of Products Using Soybean Oil

The TerraTech Project looks to use sustainable materials to create more efficient rubber for belting

  WAHPETON, N.D. — On National Agriculture Day, WCCO Belting rolls out some new innovations using locally grown products. “Our rubber is man–made rubber and the materials that go into that are aromatic oil or petroleum oil. What we’ve been able to successfully do is to replace the aromatic oil with soybean oil and achieve equal or greater properties in our…

Clothes Dryer Believed To Be The Cause Of House Fire

No One Was Hurt In The Monday Night Blaze

WAHPETON, N.D. — Fire has destroyed a house in Wahpeton. Crews were called shortly after 11:30 last night to 606 10 ½ Street North. When they arrived they could see flames and heavy smoke coming from the front of the house. The home’s occupants were able to escape before crews arrived. No one was hurt. Firefighters were on scene for…

College Bus Crashes While Returning Home To Illinois From Wahpeton

Bus Driver Suffered "Unknown Medical Episode", Has Non-life Threateing Injuries

ST. MICHAEL, Minn. — Several people were hurt when a basketball team’s charter bus heading back to Illinois from NDSCS in Wahpeton crashed on I-94. The bus from Highland Community College in Freeport, Illinois was heading east on the interstate last night. The driver had an “unknown medical episode” and the bus crashed near St. Michael, Minnesota. The bus driver…

ND Girls Basketball Roundup: Davies Holds on at Shanley

Davies improves to 14-3 on the season

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo Davies Eagles downed Fargo Shanley Deacons on Friday night 66-60 at Shanley high school. The Eagles have now won 5-straight and improve to 14-3 on the season. With the loss Shanley has now lost two of its last three games and falls to 13-5. Categories: High School, KVRR Sports Extra, Top Sports Headlines Tags: Davies,…

Funeral Arrangements For Two Year Old Killed In Car Crash

Visitation for the 2 year-old will be held Friday, January 12 from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at Vertin-Munson Funeral Home in Wahpeton.

Zaiden Engen NessWahpeton, ND — Funeral services will be held for 2 year-old Zaiden Engen Ness this Friday and Saturday in Wahpeton, ND and Breckenridge, MN. Ness was killed over the weekend in a car crash in Moorhead. The two year old was transported to Sanford Medical Center where he died from his injuries. Ness was with his parents, Logan Ness…

Two People Killed In Rollover Near Wahpeton Are Identified

Crash Happened Four Miles South Of The City

WAHPETON, ND — The names have been released of two people killed Saturday night in a single vehicle crash south of Wahpeton. The Highway Patrol says 37-year-old Jeremy Denetz of Doran, Minnesota and 35-year-old Jessica Denetz of Mantador, North Dakota were ejected from their pickup and died at the scene. The driver of the pickup was southbound on a gravel…

Crash Kills Two South of Wahpeton

The North Dakota Highway Patrol says around 9 p.m., a pickup was southbound on a gravel road (182nd Ave. SE) when it started to drift across the northbound lane.

Wahpeton, N.D. (KFGO) – A 35-year-old woman and a 37-year-old man are dead following a crash south of Wahpeton Saturday night. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says around 9 p.m., a pickup was southbound on a gravel road (182nd Ave. SE) when it started to drift across the northbound lane. The driver over-corrected and lost control. The pickup went into…

Family of NDSCS Student Inviting Campus Community to His Visitation

The family is encouraging people to wear purple in honor of suicide awareness

  WAHPETON, ND — The family of Nathan Gossett is inviting the NDSCS community to his visitation. The 18-year-old student was found dead in his dorm room on Monday. The visitation is Friday 2-7 pm at Joseph Vertin and Sons Funeral Home in Breckenridge. The family is encouraging people to wear purple in honor of suicide awareness. Counseling services are…

Counselor Talks About How to Deal with Grief After Loss of NDSCS Freshman

After the Death of NDSCS Freshman, Nathan Gossett, School Counselor Urges Students to Seek Counseling If Needed

WAHPETON, ND — Students and faculty are grieving the loss of 18-year-old NDSCS freshman, Nathan Gossett. Gossett, whose cause of death is still unknown, passed away Monday night. At a close–knit school of about 1,000 students, it can be hard to lose someone you are used to seeing every day. NDSCS counselor Vince Plummer said after hearing the news, the…