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Taylor: New leadership for new realities By Ryan M. Taylor Last week, a faulty pipeline released one million gallons of saltwater – a brine up to 30 times saltier than sea water – down a ravine heading towards Lake Sakakawea. There is an investigation g
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Dome, Sweet Dome: West Fargo wrestler claims national championship in Fargo
Aces preparing for state tourney
Menace, Sheyenne United teams fare well
Two West Fargo Cal Ripken teams earn state titles
Harwood American Legion baseball team all about fun
Flight Lines: Cliff swallows beneficiaries of RRV manmade structures
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Home & Garden: New front yard has many uses
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January 13, 2011
West Fargo police say steaks weren't stolen
WEST FARGO - A reported employee theft of 17½ cases of steaks from a West Fargo business last week turned out to be a case of the employee not turning in the money from the sale of the meat, police said. West Fargo Assistant Police Chief Mike Reitan said it turns out Dakota Country...
January 13, 2011 - 8:13am
January 5, 2011
West Fargo police investigate suspected employee theft of more than 17 cases of steaks
WEST FARGO - Police here have a meaty case to sink their teeth into. Dakota Country Foods of West Fargo reported that one of its employees stole 17½ cases of steaks valued at $2,100, Assistant Police Chief Mike Reitan said. The theft was reported to police at 10 a.m. Tuesday after...
January 5, 2011 - 10:17am
January 3, 2011
Body found outside Horace, N.D., elevator
HORACE, N.D. - A body has been recovered this morning outside an elevator here. Cass County Sheriff's Capt. Rick Majerus said authorities responded to a call about 10 a.m. and moved the body early this afternoon. "Doesn't sound like any foul play," but investigators are looking...
January 3, 2011 - 1:48pm
December 31, 2010
Major roadways closing in western Minnesota, interstates remain closed in ND as officials urge no travel
Major highways throughout west central Minnesota are being closed as weather conditions deteriorate and create hazardous road conditions. Road closing at 4 p.m. include: - Interstate 94 from Moorhead to Alexandria - U.S. Highway 10 from Moorhead and Detroit Lakes - Highway 210...
December 31, 2010 - 2:56pm
MAT bus service shuts down; West Acres closed
FARGO - Metro Area Transit's bus and paratransit services have been canceled today because of poor road conditions and a second blizzard expected to hit the area this afternoon. The services also won't be available Saturday in observance of the New Year's Day holiday. West Acres...
December 31, 2010 - 9:21am
Another weather assault expected this afternoon
December 31, 2010 - 9:17am
December 30, 2010
Weather will go from bad to worse
The bad news: winds of 31-41 mph are gusting across the Red River Valley today - causing zero visibility and very hazardous driving conditions. The worse news: storm trackers say the heaviest snow is still on its way. WDAY Meteorologist Rob Kupac said the heavy snow was just entering...
December 30, 2010 - 4:20pm
West Acres, Fargo library locations closing due to weather conditions
The winter storm that's descended on Fargo-Moorhead is prompting many businesses and offices to close early today. Among the announced closures: - West Acres shopping Center will be closing at 4 p.m. - Moorhead Center Mall will close at 5 p.m., but Herbergers will remain open. -...
December 30, 2010 - 3:05pm
UPDATED: Blizzard forces closure of I-29, I-94 in most of eastern ND; several accidents, some power outages also reported
FARGO - North Dakota's interstates are shutting down in the eastern part of the state because of the blizzard-like conditions following several major accidents this afternoon. Eastbound and westbound lanes of Interstate 94 between Fargo and Jamestown closed before 2 p.m. Northbound...
December 30, 2010 - 2:00pm
Roads slick as southeast ND wakes up coated in ice
FARGO - Commuters in Fargo-Moorhead and southeast North Dakota faced an icy drive to work today as much of the area awoke to a landscape coated in a thin layer of ice. Dispatchers said at least one minor injury accident had been reported, a rollover-type crash around 7 a.m. about...
December 30, 2010 - 7:51am
Freezing rain, fog make travel conditions poor in Hubbard County
Ice and sand trucks are out on Hubbard County roadways, but slow travel, if you have to, is advised. Many travelers have advised the Enterprise that road conditions are "awful." Speed limits of 30 mph were the norm on most county highways early Thursday morning. Fog complicated...
December 30, 2010 - 6:27am
December 20, 2010
Winter storm warning in effect until Tuesday morning
December 20, 2010 - 8:37am
December 17, 2010
Traffic moving again after West Fargo train derailment
WEST FARGO - Traffic is moving again after a train derailment in West Fargo forced the closing of several streets in the area. Mike Reitan, West Fargo Assistant Police Chief, said roads were opened up about 3:30 p.m.
December 17, 2010 - 2:16pm
December 16, 2010
West Fargo man jailed in baseball bat assault
FARGO - Police arrested a 22-year-old West Fargo man early Thursday after he allegedly assaulted an apartment tenant with an aluminum baseball bat. Fargo Police Sgt. Bill Ahlfeldt said the 33-year-old victim wasn't seriously injured and refused medical treatment. Police responded...
December 16, 2010 - 3:11pm
December 15, 2010
'Significant' snowfall expected today and Thursday
GRAND FORKS, N.D. - A storm system moving into the region is expected to bring "significant" snowfall today and Thursday, with 5 to 7 inches possible in the Devils Lake area and 3 to 5 inches possible in the Fargo-Moorhead area, the National Weather Service says. Three to 5 inches...
December 15, 2010 - 8:28am