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Vehicle fire damages Fargo twin home
FARGO, N.D. (Valley News Live) Fargo firefighters are looking for the cause of a vehicle fire that damaged a twin home Wednesday morning. It was reported just after 4:30 a.m. on the 2100 block of 30th Avenue South. When crews arrived they found a fully involved minivan approximately 10 feet from the
Major power outage hits north Fargo
Xcel Energy FARGO, N.D. (KFGO) - The latest on the Xcel Energy outage in north Fargo (5:45 a.m.). More than 3,800 customers are affected by that power outage. Major intersection traffic lights are out including 7th Avenue and 10th Street North, 12th Avenue North and 10th Street, 19th Avenue and 10t
Man accused of cashing counterfeit checks at Fargo banks
FARGO (AP) Federal prosecutors are accusing a man of cashing thousands of dollars in counterfeit checks at several North Dakota banks. KFGO radio reports that Mikey Ramone George is charged with nine counts of bank fraud and one count of conspiracy to commit bank fraud. He has yet to appear in feder
LIVE: Fantastic Film Festival Flies Into Fargo Theater
Fargo Fantastic Film Festival organizer Tony Tilton joins Adam Ladwig as the film fest kicks off its 15th year. The festival features sci-fi, horror, fantasy, adventure, comedy, animation and other styles of films. More than 400 films were submitted. Filmmakers from around the world, From Fargo to J
Early Morning Fargo Trailer Fire
Fargo, ND - Fargo firefighters knocked down a trailer fire in the early morning hours on Thursday. The call came in around 5:45 a.m. The fire was contained to one abandoned trailer just off of 34th Avenue North and Broadway. When firefighters arrived they saw smoke coming out of the window next to t
Fargo city officials inspect F-5 Project homes
Fargo, ND - Fargo city inspectors checked out several houses today all belonging to the F-5 project. Project founder Adam Martin says 6 of the group's sober houses were inspected to make sure the homes are up to code. This follows a Fargo City Commission meeting, where commissioner, Dave Piepkorn,
Mobile home starts on fire in north Fargo
Fargo, N.D. -- A mobile home started on fire early Thursday morning in North Fargo. Crews were dispatched to 16 West Lynmar North around 6. Fire fighters were able to get it under control in about eight minutes. Crews stayed on scene for about an hour to extinguish and search for hidden fires. The
Trailer Fire in North Fargo
FARGO, N.D. (Valley News Live) Firefighters are at the scene of a trailer fire that was reported just before 6 A.M. The call came in from 27 West Lynmar North, which is few block east of Broadway at about 34th St. North. There is no word yet on the extent of damages or any injuries.
Fargo-brand trucks can still be found
Those old Fargo-brand trucks, which several people have mentioned in past Neighbors columns, are still around. Don Homuth, formerly of Fargo and now of Salem, Ore., found this picture of a 1956 Fargo power wagon in a listing of trucks for sale. Don, by the way, says he is working on the total restor
West Fargo police officers deliver baby girl
Photo: West Fargo Police Department WEST FARGO, N.D. (KFGO) - Two West Fargo police officers became midwives Wednesday night. Responding to a medical call at a home around 8:30 p.m., Officers Austin Bagley and Jacob Danielson came to the aid of an expectant mother and took charge, delivering a baby
Face It TOGETHER Celebrates Opening of Addiction Center in Fargo
Leaders within the organization held a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate this new community hub in town FARGO, ND - Face It TOGETHER is celebrating its grand opening of their new addiction management center. Located in the Prairie Stone Center at 1650 45th Street South, the facility will offer pe
Fargo woman, promoting anti-bullying platform, crowned Miss North Dakota
FARGO - A 23-year-old Fargo woman has been crowned Miss North Dakota 2017 by the Miss North Dakota Scholarship Organization, Inc. Previously Miss West Fargo, Lizzie Jensen assumes the role of Miss North Dakota 2017 following Cara Mund's coronation as Miss America 2018. Jensen is a Stillwater, Minn.
Two Fargo business moguls share stories, laughs as their kids interview them
FARGO - Two giants of the region's business world shared some stories and some laughs Wednesday, Sept. 20, during a 1 Million Cups event in Fargo. Ron Offutt, founder and chairman emeritus of RDO Equipment Co., and Bill Marcil Sr., chairman of Forum Communications Co., which owns The Forum newspaper
Xcel Energy proposing new 5-mile Fargo area transmission line, while Ottertail Power wants rate hike
BISMARCK-Xcel Energy is proposing a five-mile electric transmission line in the Fargo area, according to documents filed with the North Dakota Public Service Commission. The three-member commission voted Wednesday, Sept. 20, to issue a notice of opportunity for a hearing on the utility's request for
Bicyclist in stable condition after being dragged under car for a block in Fargo
FARGO - A bicyclist was in stable condition on Wednesday, Sept. 20, after he was hit and dragged one block under a vehicle driven by a 71-year-old Fargo man. Randy Bryson West, 19, of Texas, was riding his bike about 9:17 p.m. Monday when he was hit by a BMW driven by Theodore William Kleiman, of Fa
Semi trailer tips at Fargo intersection
photo: Brittani Bartlett KFGO News FARGO (KFGO) - A semi-trailer hauling a hydraulic lift tipped on its side at a busy Fargo intersection Wed. morning. It happened at 32nd Ave. and 45th St. S. Police directed traffic while fire crews handled spilled fuel from the piece of construction equipment.
Trailer bed hauling construction equipment tips at busy Fargo intersection
FARGO--A piece of construction equipment and the trailer bed carrying it tipped over at the intersection of 45th St. and 32nd Ave. S. in Fargo on Wednesday morning, Sept. 20. The truck is apparently the property of Dakota Roll-Off Service, a local company that provides large roll-off dumpsters for c
Port: How do we know Fargo vandalism was a hate crime?
"In the parking lot of a South Fargo apartment building, a Somali man said his car was broken into and animal feces was spread all over it," WDAY television reports. The conclusion political activists are leaping to - from national groups like CAIR (the Council on American-Islamic Relations) to grou
Early morning fire consumes van in Fargo
Fargo, N.D. -- A van is destroyed after a fire early Wednesday morning. Authorities say it happened around 4:30 at 2114 30th Ave. S. close to Brunsdale Park. Multiple crews responded and were able to get the flames under control in about 5 minutes. The fire from the van damaged a duplex nearby.
Bicyclist taken by ambulance after being dragged a block by vehicle in south Fargo
FARGO - Authorities say a driver has been detained after striking a bicyclist the night of Tuesday, Sept. 19, and traveling approximately one block without knowing the pedestrian was underneath his vehicle. Around 9:20 p.m., crews responded to a call of a vehicle and bicyclist crash at the intersect