FARGO - The Fargodome set an attendance record in 2016, with 593,489 taking in events at the dome that included several high-profile concerts and North Dakota State University playoff games, General Manager Rob Sobolik said Monday, Feb. 6 All those visitors helped the dome's year-end 2016 net income balloon to $528,767, eclipsing the $92,322 that had been budgeted. "Which is very good," Sobolik said. It was the best year-end net income since 2000, when the dome had a net profit of a little over $700,000, Sobolik said..
FARGO - Project Cute is once again showing it cares. The Fargo group is donating $1,000 worth of items to GiGi's Playhouse Fargo on Tuesday, Jan. 31. Nidhi Mahale, a junior at Davies High School and the founder Project Cute, said the nonprofit had a vendor's booth during a walk to support GiGi's Playhouse of Fargo last fall. She and other members of Project Cute liked the work done by GiGi's, which offers programs for people of all ages with Down syndrome.
FARGO — The takeoff of a United Express commuter jet flight to Denver from Fargo was safely aborted Monday, Jan. 9, after the plane blew two tires, a Hector International Airport spokesman said. About 6:30 a.m., United Express Flight 4629, a 50-passenger Embraer 145, was rolling down the runway for takeoff when two right rear tires blew on the landing gear, said Airport Authority Executive Director Shawn Dobberstein. The crew then aborted the takeoff and returned to the gate, he said. No one was hurt, he said.
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Area roads became unexpectedly slick Thursday, Dec. 29, thanks to a unique combination of sunny weather and gusty, light winds that caused patches of "blow ice" to form, sending unwary drivers spinning, sliding and rolling into area ditches, said Minnesota State Patrol Sgt. Jesse Grabow.
MOORHEAD — Construction of the fifth- and sixth-grade addition to Horizon Middle School is several weeks behind schedule, while work on the new Dorothy Dodds Elementary appears to be on time, Superintendent Lynne Kovash said. Despite the lag on the Horizon construction timetable, Kovash said students will be able to attend the schools they are assigned to next fall, even if quarters might be a little cramped.
FARGO – Judge Myron Bright, a champion of equal rights for minorities and women and the longest-serving working judge on the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, has died. Bright,...
VALLEY CITY, N.D. — The former chief of the Valley City Police Department apparently took his gun from his holster and pointed it in the direction of an Army National Guard soldier on Thanksgiving Day, City Administrator David Schelkoph said Friday, Dec. 9. But Schelkoph insists that incident, and other past actions by the former chief or the general performance of his duties, didn't play a factor in the City Commission's decision to cut ties with Fred Thompson.
VALLEY CITY, N.D. - The City Commission here voted 5-0 Thursday, Dec. 8, to accept the immediate resignation of Police Chief Fred Thompson. Thompson, who had been chief for about...
FARGO – Strong winds and blowing snow on Tuesday, Dec. 6, prompted the North Dakota Department of Transportation and the North Dakota Highway Patrol to close Interstate 94 between Fargo and Dickinson, while Interstate 29 was closed between Fargo and the Canadian border for much of the day. Both interstates reopened Wednesday morning, Dec. 7.
FARGO - Police have identified a man who was found dead Wednesday, Nov. 30, at the scene of an apartment fire in north Fargo. The body of Nickolas A. Pulicicchio, 38, was found in an apartment at 802 14th St. N., as firefighters were extinguishing a fire in the residence, Deputy Chief of Police Joe Anderson said in a news release Friday, Dec. 2.