WALCOTT

Kindred Public Library Wants Everyone To Keep Reading

They Are Offering Curbside Pickup and Delivery Options, West Fargo Public Library To Also Offer Curbside Pickup

KINDRED LIBRARY 2 KINDRED LIBRARY 3 KINDRED, N.D. — Kindred Public Library is making sure everyone still has access to good books to read during the pendemic. They are providing curbside pickup at the library and delivery in Kindred and Walcott for those who are unable to get to the library. Two Little Free Library sites are also available with…

Rural Walcott, ND Mobile Home a Total Loss After Fire

NEAR WALCOTT, N.D. – No one was hurt when a rural Walcott, North Dakota mobile home caught on fire. It happened around 2:00 PM Wednesday on the 6000 block of 175th Avenue Southeast. Fire departments from Walcott, Colfax and Abercrombie teamed up to douse the flames. The Richland County Sheriff’s Office says the couple living at the home weren’t there…

Young Man Killed In Crash Near Galchutt On Monday Is Identified

Charges are pending as the investigation into the crash continues

RICHLAND COUNTY, N.D. — The highway patrol has released the identity of the young man killed in a crash near Galchutt on Monday. He is 22-year-old Isaac Englestad of Mooreton. The patrol says a pickup driven by 49-year-old Stephen Hutcherson of Walcott turned in front of Englestad’s car on County Road 1 around 6:40 in the morning. Englestad was thrown…

Man Faces Possible Charges After Fatal Crash Near Galchutt

49-year-old Stephen Hutcherson is accused of turning in front of a vehicle

RICHLAND COUNTY, N.D. — Charges are pending against a Walcott man after a fatal crash in Richland County. 49-year-old Stephen Hutcherson is accused of turning in front of a vehicle driven by a 22-year-old man from Mooreton. The highway patrol says the 22-year-old was thrown from his vehicle and died at the scene. His name has not yet been released….

Walcott, ND Home Damaged By Fire

Departments from Walcott, Christine, Abercrombie, Colfax, Dwight and Kindred responded along with Kindred Ambulance to the Westley Fornshell home on the northwest side of Walcott at about 1:30 p.m. Thursday.

WALCOTT_FIRE_1 Walcott, ND (KFGO) – A home in Walcott has been heavily damaged by fire. Departments from Walcott, Christine, Abercrombie, Colfax, Dwight and Kindred responded along with Kindred Ambulance to the Westley Fornshell home on the northwest side of Walcott at about 1:30 p.m. Thursday. Smoke was coming through the roof and windows when the first trucks arrived. No one…

House Starts On Fire While Family Is At Funeral

Family Dog Was Killed In The Blaze in Walcott

WALCOTT, N.D. — A house in Walcott, North Dakota started on fire while the family was at a funeral. Smoke was coming through the roof and windows when fire trucks arrived at the Wesley Fornshell home this afternoon. The Fornshells have five children and were attending a funeral at the time of the fire. The family dog died despite life-saving…

Fire Destroys Barn On Turkey Farm in Richland County

Lelm Turkey Farm in Walcott is home to 30,000 turkeys

WALCOTT, N.D. — Fire departments from Walcott, Colfax, and Christine, North Dakota were at the scene of a fire at a turkey farm. The fire, at the Lelm Turkey farm east of Walcott, put thousands of turkeys in danger and destroyed one of the barns. “The building was a complete loss,” Festus Mickelson, the Chief at the Colfax Fire Department said. This…

Effort to Save Turkeys After Fire Near Walcott

County Emergency Manager Brett Lambrecht says that barn contained all the power and water equipment needed for two other turkey barns.

WALCOTT, N.D. (KFGO) – There’s a scramble underway this afternoon to save 30,000 turkeys on a farm east of Walcott in Richland County. Fire earlier today destroyed an empty barn at the Lelm Turkey farm.  County Emergency Manager Brett Lambrecht says that barn contained all the power and water equipment needed for two other turkey barns.  He says there’s only…

Walcott Man Found Outside Suffering from Severe Hypothermia

It's believed he walked about six miles after he drove into the ditch.

  FARGO, N.D. — We have an update on that man found outside in the bitter cold Tuesday morning. Daniel Haverland, 51, is listed in critical condition at Sanford Medical Center in Fargo. The Walcott man was discovered about a half mile from his home. It’s believed he walked about six miles after he drove into the ditch. Haverland was…