Amazon Prime Day Has Local Facilities Ramping Up Deliveries

Since 2015 the company has offered major discounts up to 70 percent on items for shoppers over two days.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — It’s Amazon Prime Day in 20 countries! An Amazon spokesperson tells us their production volume at the warehouse in Fargo and center in West Fargo will be up 30% over the next two days. Each facility will see 15,000 packages shipped out to people in the community and others around the country. They say some hot…

Fire damages Larimore potato warehouse

LARIMORE, N.D. (KVRR/KNOX) – Damages from a fire at a seed potato warehouse in Larimore Tuesday night are estimated at $2 million. The Grand Forks County Sheriff’s Department and Larimore fire teams responded to the blaze at Hoverson Farms around 10:40 p.m. Crews spotted black smoke and flames coming from the garage door on the south side of the building….

Amazon warehouse expected to be completed in Sept. or Oct. according to Mayor Mahoney

At more than 1 million square feet, the building is believed to be the largest in North Dakota.

FARGO (KFGO) – Mayor Tim Mahoney says the Amazon distribution warehouse should open sometime next month or in October. Mahoney and City Commissioner Dave Piepkorn recently took a tour of what the company calls a Fulfillment Center. “It’s just the efficiency Amazon builds into their buildings, how they’re going to move things around, the amount of equipment and then what…

Grocery Store Giant SpartanNash Hiring 1,000 Workers

The company behind Family Fare Supermarkets and other grocery stores in a number of states is hiring 1,000 workers. SpartanNash is looking to fill full-time and part-time openings in its retail grocery stores. They have additional openings throughout its warehouse distribution centers and corporate service centers. You can visit this link to learn more about the jobs available and the…

UPDATE: Man Who Fled Traffic Stop Near Grafton Turns Himself In

Julio Mendoza was last seen wearing blue jean shorts and a red shirt

UPDATE – The North Dakota Highway Patrol says Julio Mendoza turned himself in Monday night at the Walsh County Law Enforcement Center. He has been charged with driving while license revoked and fleeing or attempting to elude a peace officer   GRAFTON, N.D. — Authorities search a Campbell Farms warehouse near Grafton after a man runs from a highway patrol traffic…

Massive 3G Ventures Warehouse Fire In Grand Forks Classified As “Undetermined”

The fire marshal's report says one possible cause was the failure of electrical equipment being used in the building

GRAND FORKS, ND — A massive fire last Tuesday night at the 3G Ventures warehouse in Grand Forks has been classified as undetermined. The fire marshal’s investigation was hampered by the structural condition of the building and the excessive amount of damage. High definition images of the building were taken with a drone but the exact cause of the fire could…

3G Ventures Warehouse in Grand Forks Destroyed After Fire

The cause of the fire is unknown

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The 3G Ventures Warehouse is destroyed after a fire. Around 9:00 Tuesday night, a passerby reported a fire coming from the warehouse. The 10,000 square foot steel building across from the North Dakota Mill and Elevator is now a collapsed pile of materials that may be impossible to sort through. It took firefighters an hour and a…

Rainy Lake Oil Co. Near International Falls Destroyed in Massive Fire

Photos and Video are Courtesy of Shelby Wolden

INTERNATIONAL FALLS, Minn. — A massive fire in northern Minnesota has destroyed a heating oil and fuel company near the Canadian border. Rainy Lake Oil Co. near International falls erupted last night in huge plumes of fire, fueled by eight or nine tanks inside the company’s warehouse. The company’s office manager says a warehouse, office and gas station were destroyed….

Fargo Police Department Making Plans for New Station

The police department's entire field services division of 130 officers, equipment and vehicles will take over the 57,000 square feet of warehouse space

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo Police will soon be on the move. The department will sublease vacant warehouse space at the Border States Industries building at 105 25th Street North. That is near the city’s Central Garage and Public Works facilities. The police department’s entire field services division of 130 officers, equipment and vehicles will take over the 57,000 square feet…