3-Year-Old pulled from Otter Tail County lake identified

It happened at the Eagle Lake public swimming area on Friday afternoon

UPDATE: The Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office has identified the child who died after being pulled from Eagle Lake on July 24. Authorities say 3-year-old Clare Glenetske was flown to Children’s Hospital in Minneapolis where she passed away two days later. A GoFundMe has been organized to raise funds for the Glenetske family. A visitation for Clare will be held on…

Hydrant flushing in West Fargo to begin Wednesday

WEST FARGO, N.D.–The City of West Fargo will begin flushing hydrants along Monday’s garbage route on Wednesday. Crews will start on the south end of the route and work north. The City says maintenance has already been done on the rest of the City’s hydrants. Residents are encouraged to run cold water through their faucets until the water runs clear….

Minnesota Businesses React To Cold Weather Fishing Opener Along With New Restrictions

The orders include limiting travel, not going in large groups and maintaining social distancing.

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — In Detroit Lakes, shop owners say it’s not the usual bustling Saturday opener they normally see walking in. “I think the main rush will happen at the start of the week now once the weather warms up, it’s supposed to get better out than people will really come out in force when it’s actually enjoyable to…

Truck Drivers Receive Free Meals As a Thank You Amid COVID-19

The organizations are expecting to deliver another 200 meals on Tuesday.

MAPLETON, N.D – Truck drivers continue to keep America stocked with food and supplies despite the COVID-19 pandemic. “Our truck drivers are the backbone of America. They are what keeps the supply chain going and we are so appreciative of everything that they do day in and day out. And while the rest of America is trying to work from…

Minnesota DNR Asking People To Clean Up Around Ice Houses Before Leaving For The Season

If You Are Fishing North Of The Highway 10 State 34 Line You Have Until March 16th To Get Your Ice Houses Off The Ice

MINNESOTA, — Tomorrow marks the beginning of March — the last month to go ice fishing for the season. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is asking people to make sure they have their sites cleaned up when they leave. They say the garbage that can get left at ice houses causes harmful pollution for the lakes and wildlife. “Fortunately…

Increased Water Outflow from Dam may Cause Unsafe Ice Conditions

The increased water outflow is due to recent snow surveys.

VALLEY CITY, N.D.–The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will begin adjusting the amount of water released from its Baldhill Dam near Valley City possibly creating unsafe ice conditions nearby. Water management officials will begin releasing 400 cubic feet per second of water on Monday, January 13 to increase the flood storage capacity within Lake Ashtabula. The increased water outflow is…

Ice Jam on Missouri River Threatening Shoreline Property near Mandan

Water has risen approximately 18 inches since Tuesday.

MANDAN, N.D.–An ice jam along the Missouri River just north of the Grant Marsh Bridge near Mandan is threatening property along the shoreline. The Morton County Commission is encouraging residents to move items in low-lying areas to higher ground. Water in the area of Square Butte Creek along Willow Road and Rosy Lane has risen approximately 18 inches since Tuesday….

Broken Water Main Floods Moorhead Store Overnight

It took public works crews about 90 minutes to find the shut-off and stop the water break.

MOORHEAD, MN– A broken water main resulted in a big mess at the CVS Pharmacy on 30th Avenue South in Moorhead. Police Sgt. Scott Kostohryz says officers responded to motion alarms at the store around 1:30 a.m. Friday and discovered water flowing inside the store from a broken water main. Kostohryz says it was like a waterfall coming out once…

THINKING GREEN: Saving Money By Saving Water

When it comes to saving water, you could also be saving money. But you don't want to sacrifice quality around the home.

  When it comes to saving water, you could also be saving money. But you don’t want to sacrifice quality around the home. Check out the little trick that can help you do both in this week’s Thinking Green. Categories: Morning – Features Tags: Danny Lipford, thinking green, water