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Grand Forks Asks People To Limit Outdoor Water Usage

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Grand Forks city leaders are asking people to limit their outdoor water usage. People are asked to voluntarily participate, it is not mandatory. Starting Thursday, residential water users in odd numbered homes are asked to limit the watering of their lawns to between 4 am – 11 am on Mondays and Thursdays. Residential water users in even…

“Treaty People Gathering” prepare for protest Monday in Northern Minnesota

More than 1000 Water Protectors and Indigenous Leaders for Treaty People are calling for the enbridge line 3 pipeline to be discontinued

MENAHGA, Minn. (KVRR)- “Pipelines go straight and rivers don’t,” said Winona LaDuke. The line 3 pipeline is making headlines once again in Minnesota as water protectors are calling for it to be shut down. “Cause you know this is a 915,000 barrel a day Tarzan pipeline project. This is the largest tar sand pipeline project in the world and the…

ND Highway Patrol stresses importance of driving carefully during winter

Last Friday, they saw sixteen crashes in a three hour period.

NORTH DAKOTA – With winter already in full swing, officers are stressing the importance of being cautious when driving on the roads. The state patrol say most accidents happen usually on bridge decks, and entrance and exit routes because those areas usually get icier quicker than most roads. Last Friday, they saw sixteen crashes in a three hour period. They…

Xcel Power Crews Work Around Fargo To Restore Power

Large amounts of standing water slows down the process as crews have to navigate safely.

FARGO,N.D. — Flooded roads and dozens of businesses being left in dark have Xcel Energy crews busy. Including 19 Street North near the Fargodome. “Lighting and that storm coming through, kind of what we saw is about seven to eight thousand customers out,” Account Manager For Xcel Energy Shawn Paschke said. Multiple downed power lines were caused by either fallen…

Crews Looking For Moorhead Man Who Fell Into Little Detroit Lake

Becker County and Valley Water Rescue and Dive teams have multiple boats on the water looking for 24 year old Abdimajid Osman of Moorhead.

DETROIT LAKES, MINN. — “We had a report of a person in the water at 3:55 pm and he was out with another male on a boat and one person went into the water and didn’t come back up,” Becker County Sheriff Todd Glander Becker County and Valley Water Rescue and Dive teams have multiple boats on the water looking…

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…