Richland County: North Dakota Wildfires Under Control

U.S. Fish & Wildlife's Fire Service helped monitor the fire throughout the night

RICHLAND COUNTY, ND — Wildfires that burned about 800 acres in southeast North Dakota have been brought under control. Richland County Emergency Manager Brett Lambrecht says up to eight departments were called to assist with the fires, which spanned about 3 miles long and 2 miles wide. Crews from Hankinson, Mantador, Lidgerwood, Dwight, Great Bend, Fairmount, Breckenridge, Wahpeton, Mooreton and…

Not the End: Owner of Arthur’s Barn Announces Plans to Rebuild

The fire broke out last Thursday afternoon and quickly spread in very windy conditions

  ARTHUR, ND — The owner of the dance barn in rural Cass County that went up in flames one week ago says this won’t be the end. Arthur’s Barn owner Delon Cahoon says they plan to rebuild the iconic barn that was known for its live entertainment and dances. The Cahoon family has set up a GoFundMe page to…

Investigators Determine Cause of Arthur’s Barn Fire

The barn was a total loss

  ARTHUR, ND — Investigators have new information on the fire that destroyed a popular spot near Arthur. An electrical malfunction has been determined as the cause of a fire that destroyed a popular entertainment venue in rural Cass County. The sheriff’s office and the State Fire Marshall say the fire at Arthur’s Barn started on the ground level of…