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Snow days pile up: Fargo-Moorhead had several school closings but nothing compared to other areas

FARGO — Metro area schools had more cancellations this winter than in recent years, but districts elsewhere in the region had it far worse. Fargo schools closed because of weather three days this school year, compared with once last school year. Before 2017-18, the last time the district canceled sc


North Dakota has the worst drivers, study says, but a Fargo deputy chief questions its formula

FARGO — North Dakota has a new No. 1 ranking among states. It's bad drivers, and the study by the insurance-comparison shopping website Insurify said the reason is that almost 30 percent of motorists among the 243,338 registered vehicles in the state have reported a past driving incident such as spe


Making way for flood protection: Since '09, over $250 million spent to buy out almost 900 homes

FARGO — Dick and Margie Bailly thought they would live in their Fargo home along the Red River until the day they were taken to the nursing home. They laughed at the joke as they talked about the South River Drive house they lived in for almost 40 years. The home where they raised their three boys w


Traffic blocked for vehicle crash on University Drive in Fargo

FARGO — At least two vehicles were involved in a crash along University Drive in South Fargo on Saturday night. Police were first sent out at 7:38 p.m. A blue sedan, one of the cars involved, sits mangled on the side of the road. The other vehicle appears to be crunched up in the front.


City of Fargo Looking for Sandbag Volunteers

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo Sandbag Central is trying to fill one million sandbags in the next two weeks but to complete the goal, they’re going to need help. The city is looking for two hundred volunteers to fill sandbags from seven to seven Monday through Friday. Fargo Sandbag Central will start operation


ROBIN HUEBNER REPORTS: West Fargo family grows through frozen 'embryo adoption'

WEST FARGO — A couple here recently expanded their family in a way that’s far from ordinary. Travis and Jamie Reimche “adopted” a frozen embryo — the product of another couple’s in vitro fertilization procedure.


Crash investigation in south Fargo

FARGO - (KFGO) Fargo Police are investigating a crash that shut down a major intersection for a few hours Saturday night. The accident happened near the corner of 13th Ave. S. and University Dr.


Firefighters on scene of structure fire, North Fargo

FARGO, ND(( Valley News Live) - Red River Valley dispatch confirmed that fire crews are on the scene of a structure fire Saturday evening. Fire crews were dispatched at 7:18 p.m. to 1837 University Dr N Fargo, which is on the NDSU property.


Dream trip on Norwegian cruise turns to nightmare for Minnesota couple

Minnesotan Rodney Horgen was grateful to stand on dry land and recall the moment he saw a rescuer being lowered from a helicopter hovering over his stranded cruise ship off the coast of Norway.


Eriksmoen: Raised in Fargo, Oklahoma hotel owner was murdered by KKK followers

In 1923, Albert Berch Jr., a 30-year-old hotel co-owner, was murdered by Ku Klux Klan followers, largely because he had hired an African-American to work in his hotel. A few months after Albert Jr. had been born, he was taken in by O.J. and Helen deLendrecie, who lived in Fargo. Helen, Albert Jr.'s


NDSU fraternities play hockey to raise money for Fargo animal shelter

FARGO, N.D. (Valley News Live) -- Saturday was national puppy day and right here in Fargo, this day was aimed to help raise money for a local animal shelter. Saturday afternoon the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity at NDSU hosted a hockey tournament called "Pucks for Pups." It was hosted to raise money


Hundreds without power in Fargo

FARGO, N.D. (Valley News Live) About 900 Cass County Electric Cooperative customers are without power, according to the company. In an email, CCEC stated Saturday's power outage is concentrated to customers south of 52nd Ave between University Drive and Interstate 29.


Video captures theft of Moorhead family's snowmobile

MOORHEAD, M.N. (Valley News Live) A Moorhead family contacted our Whistleblower Hotline saying they can’t sleep at night in fear their home will be burglarized once again. Video captured by Lucas Prince’s neighbor showed a pickup truck dragging his 11-year-old son’s snowmobile last week Friday at ar


Guilty plea filed for North Dakota man accused of killing woman, dumping body in river

FARGO — A Warwick man plans to plead guilty to kidnapping and murder charges related to a body found more than three years ago in the Sheyenne River. A plea agreement filed Wednesday, March 20, in Fargo’s federal court said prosecutors plan to recommend Billy Joe Herman be sentenced to life in priso


Cass County Electric making progress in Fargo power outage

FARGO — At 9:14 this morning, Cass County Electric Cooperative reported a power outage impacting 904 customers. As of 10:15 a.m., 441 customers are affected. The outage is affecting residents south of 52nd Ave and between University and I-29.


Small North Dakota towns struggle amid food deserts

CENTER — This town, the county seat of Oliver County, has one school, two bars and three churches: Methodist, Lutheran and Catholic. The one thing they don’t have? A grocery store.


Cancer currents: Breast, prostate cancer most common cancers in North Dakota, Minnesota

Breast and prostate cancer remain the highest occurring cancers in North Dakota, according to recently compiled data from the state's cancer registry. Between 2012 and 2016 — the latest years for which cancer figures are available in the state — breast cancer was the most commonly diagnosed cancer a


Fargo Force Sweep Central Illinois

FARGO, N.D. — For the second night in a row, the Fargo Force down the Central Illinois Flying Aces, this time ending the night with a 5-2 victory. Central Illinois scored first, but the Fargo answered back strong. The Force scored three goals before the second to make things 3-1.


Boy Scouts in FM area collect food for needy

FARGO, N.D. (Valley News Live) Boy Scouts across North Dakota and parts of Minnesota went door-to-door collecting food for the needy. The 33rd Annual Scouting for Food Drive kicked off Saturday morning.


Fargo–Moorhead PM Rotary Club Holds Bowling for Books Event to Promote Literacy

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The Fargo–Moorhead PM Rotary Club is promoting literacy while also making it fun. People can go bowling and also donate books at the group’s Bowling for Books event. They can sponsor bowling lanes, and there’s also a silent auction.