Wahpeton

New Wahpeton Restaurant Opening In Old City Hall

Brew City Hall is opening in the historic building in early December

WAHPETON, N.D. — A new restaurant will be opening in the old building that used to be Wahpeton’s old city hall. The project will save an historic building while providing the city with a new restaurant and events center. City Brew Hall is weeks away from its grand opening in Wahpeton. The restaurant will be built inside the old city…

Newly-Renovated NDSCS Campus Safer and More Attractive for Prospective Students

The campus in Wahpeton recently completed a two-year, $13.3 million dollar renovation

WAHPETON, N.D. — The North Dakota State College of Science recently completed a renovation project on its Wahpeton campus. The $13 million project took two years to complete and replaced five miles of pipes and sewers. The project also repaired and replaced several campus streets and pedestrian walkways. College officials say the project will go a long way to make…

City of Wahpeton Votes in New Mayor

He will fill out the rest of Hansey's term which expires in June

WAHPETON, ND — Wahpeton officially has a new mayor. The city council voted eight to zero on Monday to appoint Ward 1 City Councilman Steve Dale as mayor. Dale had been handling the duties since Mayor Meryl Hansey resigned in late summer in the midst of a battle with cancer. He will fill out the rest of Hansey’s term which…

MN Prep Football Roundup: Weah, Spuds Down Willmar

No. 7 Moorhead improves to 4-1 on the season.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The seventh ranked Moorhead Spuds returned home to host Willmar for homecoming. The Spuds downed the Cardinals 36-20. Other High school football scores: Wahpeton 48, Devils Lake 46 Final-6 Overtimes. Shanley 17, St. Mary’s 14 Final. DGF 49, Park Rapids 6 Final. Fergus Falls 35, Perham 20 Final. Categories: High School, KVRR Sports Extra, Top Sports Headlines…

Hello, Ska! Chahinkapa Zoo Acquires White Bison

Ska is named for the Native American word for white

  WAHPETON, ND — The Chahinkapa Zoo has acquired a white bison from a ranch in Selfridge. The yearling has been named “Ska” and weighs between 600 and 700 pounds. Ska is named for the Native American word for white. The animal is considered spiritually significant in several Native American religions. The zoo curator says Ska is unique because he’s…

Jury Selection Begins in Breckenridge Attempted Murder Case

Witnesses told police that Allard said he "might as well shoot everyone" as he was leaving the house

BRECKENRIDGE, Minn. — Jury selection is scheduled next week for a Wahpeton man accused of attempted murder in Breckenridge. Matthew Allard, 28, is accused of shooting Isaac Herrera in the stomach during an argument last December. Witnesses told police that Allard said he “might as well shoot everyone” as he was leaving the house. He was arrested the next day…

Eighteen People Homeless After Apartment Fire in Wahpeton

An Apartment Fire Leaves Eighteen People Without a Place to Call Home

WAHPETON, N.D. — Eighteen people in Wahpeton are homeless after a devastating fire ravaged an apartment complex that left six apartments gutted. Luan Nguyen’s apartment at 1702 9th Street North in Wahpeton may still be standing, but he can’t go inside the place he calls home. “It sucks because now, just getting off work I want to sit and relax…

Wahpeton Mayor Resigns

City Council President Steve Dale has been filling in while Hansey battles his cancer diagnosis

WAHPETON, ND — Wahpeton Mayor Meryl Hansey has resigned and is fighting cancer. Hansey, 81, submitted his resignation after being absent from his mayoral duties since June. City Council President Steve Dale has been filling in while Hansey battles his cancer diagnosis. People in the city have 15 days to file a petition to call for a special election. If…

Donated Corn From Wahpeton Arrives In Texas

San Antonio Food Banks Will Give The Corn To Hurricane Victims

SAN ANTONIO, TX — A truckload of corn grown and picked by volunteers in Wahpeton has made it to San Antonio, Texas. In an exclusive story we brought you on Thursday, more than 50 volunteers picked and loaded a semi trailer’s worth of sweet corn in less than two hours. The annual picking of the corn patch just outside the…

Volunteers in Wahpeton Pick a Truckload of Corn for Harvey Victims

It took the team of more than fifty volunteers less than two hours to fill the semi trailer

WAHPETON, ND — A team of volunteers is helping hurricane Harvey victims all the way from Wahpeton. An annual haul of sweet corn which usually goes to local food banks is being sent to Texas. A field of sweet corn outside Wahpeton’s Ford dealership is in its harvest. These crops are planted and maintained by volunteers. The yield typically goes…