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BOIS DE SIOUX SET TO OPEN


The Bois de Sioux golf course is set to open this Friday in Wahpeton.  The adjoining restaurant, The Grille Room is opening on Saturday.  The club’s professional, Dustin Harris, tells KBMW NEWS that the course is able to open much earlier in the season than years ago because of all of the efforts done for flood control over the years.  An online tee time reservation system

WATER RESCUE NEAR LIDGERWOOD


TWO LIDGERWOOD MEN WERE RESCUED SUNDAY AFTERNOON AFTER FALLING THROUGH THE ICE ON GRASS LAKE, ABOUT SIX MILES NORTH OF LIDGERWOOD.  JEFF LYON AND JESSE LYON HAD WALKED OUT ONTO THE ICE TO RESCUE THEIR DOG.  TWO INDIVIDUALS HEARD BOTH MEN CALLING FOR HELP ABOUT A MILE AWAY AND CALLED EMERGENCY PERSONNEL. BOTH MEN WERE RESCUED FROM THE ICY WATER AND TAKEN TO ST. FRANCIS.  THEIR

ROAD RESTRICTIONS IN PLACE ON MONDAY


Load restrictions go into effect Monday for all remaining highways across the state

Effective 7:00 a.m. CT, Monday, March 27, 2017, load restrictions will be added on all remaining highways in the state. Load restrictions are in effect from the South Dakota Border north to the Canadian Border and Minnesota Border west to the Montana Border until further notice.

Please refer to the

RED DOOR EXHIBITION


Get a peak of the Garden Art Exhibition at the Red Door Art Gallery on Dakota Avenue in Wahpeton. The Garden Art Exhibition will be on display through the month of April.  Gallery Director, Leslie Enerson, tells KBMW News the exhibit features regional artists contributing their diverse interpretations of the garden in a variety of mediums.  An artists reception is being held tonight

COWBOYS HEADED TO STATE


The Breckenridge Cowboys are headed back to the state tournament for the second time in three years. The Cowboys will take on Crosby-Ironton (28-2) on Wednesday at 8:00pm at Williams Arena.  Rollie Lipp will have the call  on B92.7 and streaming online at B92.7.net.  A pep rally is planned for 2:30 Tuesday at Breckenridge High School.  Brackets can be found at this link.

http://www.mshsl.org/mshsl/showXMLbrackets.asp?tournid=2867&bracket=7373
 

JC PENNEY CLOSING


March 16, 2017

KBMW NEWS

 A staple in downtown Wahpeton is expected to be one of the many stores across the country set to close.  The employees at JC Penney have been told that the store on Dakota Avenue is on the list of 130-140 stores that will close over the next few months. It comes as a result of increased competition from online retailers.

JC Penney has been in that same

Wahpeton Park Board Highlights


Wahpeton Park Board held their monthly meeting last night, March 15.  Some of the highlights include:
 

·         Withuski Dentistry donated $800 to Special Olympics.

·         Bridgestone Tire approved a $1000 grant for a Special Olympics bowling program. The Special Olympics

Man Stuck in Wrecked Vehicle Over 10 Hours


Around 8:30 a.m. this morning the Wilkin County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call about a vehicle in the ditch. Responders arrived on scene to find a vehicle that had rolled. Inside was Andreas Neumann of Nashau, who reported that he’d been

CHAHINKAPA ZOO HONORED


March 15, 2017 
Tewaukon National Wildlife Refuge honored the Chahinkapa Zoo in Wahpeton with its 2017 “Friend of the Year” award.  The Refuge bestows this honor each year on the anniversary of the National Wildlife Refuge System, which celebrated its 114th birthday yesterday.  

 
 Refuge staff celebrated the successful and valuable partnership between

COWBOYS WIN


March 15, 2017

Breckenridge Cowboys slam Crookston in last night’s Section 8AA Semi-final game to advance to the Championship game on Friday.  Breckenridge, the number 2 seed will play the top seed, Perham Yellow Jackets who beat Warroad 60-36 last night to advance to the Championship.  Tip off set for 7:00pm at historic Memorial Auditorium on the Concordia Campus. 

ROLL OVER IN RICHLAND COUNTY


KBMW NEWS

MARCH 14, 2017

 

One man was injured when he rolled his vehicle in Richland County early this morning.  The accident happened about 4:30.  The Richland County Sheriff’s Office responded to the accident at the intersection of County Road 7 and 83rd ST SE.  The driver, Chris Whaley was eastbound and rolled his 2001 Dodge Caravan.  The vehicle came

March 14 Headlines


March 14 Headlines:


A home owner from Ottertail, Minnesota is in jail for arson after his home was destroyed in a fire over the weekend. Fire Departments from Battle Lake, Perham, and Ottertail responded to the blaze. The Ottertail County Sheriff's Office responded to the call on Long Lake Road around 9:45 p.m Saturday.  The home was destroyed. The Otter Tail County Jail's

March 13 Headlines


Monday March 13 HEADLINES

·         Breckenridge Cowboys boys basketball team won on Saturday.  The Cowboys beat Wadena in quarterfinal round of tournament play.  The semifinal round is played on Tuesday.  Cowboys take on Crookston.  Tipoff is at 7:45.  Rollie Lipp will have the pregrame at 7:30.  That game is

WEATHER SPOTTER TRAINING


Community Emergency Response Team, Wilkin County Emergency Management, Richland County Emergency Management, and the Grand Forks National Weather Service Office are providing a free SkyWarn Spotter training class to help you learn how to detect, report, and survive during summer severe weather. This class is designed as both an informational class for the general public, and certification

THURSDAY SCORES


Yesterday was a busy day of basketball for the Southern Valley. 

The Lady Huskies lost their opening game in the State Tournament to Bismarck Century 81-53.  They will play Bismarck High School at 4:00pm today.  Pregame at 6:30.  That game can be heard on KBMW AM 1450 or streaming online at www.kbmwam.com.

​In the opening round of the Section 8AA tournament the Breckenridge Cowboys beat Badger Greenbush Middle River 94-35.  Stevin Lipp had 34 points. Other scores across the section:
​Pelican Rapids 69-58 over Staples Motley
Barnesville 64-50 over DGF
​Warroad 63-61 over Rosseau

​The Oak Grove Grovers are headed to the ND State Class B touney.  The Govers beat the Richland Colts 75-48. Cooper Lingen had 15 points.  The Grovers are 19-4 on the season.  The seeding hasn't been announced yet.

 

2017 NDSCS DREAMS AUCTION SET!


NDSCS FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES ITS 22ND ANNUAL DREAMS AUCTION.  THE EVENT WILL BE HELD APRIL 7, AT THE BLIKRE ACTIVITY CENTER.  KIM NELSON, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE ALUMNI FOUNDATION, JOINED MORNIGS WITH ROLLIE AND JULI THURSDAY MORNING.  NELSON SAID THIS IS THE PREMIER AUCTIONS IN THE RED RIVER VALLEY.  THE AUCTION ATTACTS 750 ALUMNUS AND FRIENDS OF THE COLLEGE.  BOTH A

TODAY'S HEADLINES


MARCH 9TH NEWS HEADLINES

NDSCS men’s basketball team wrapped up their season with a loss to  Indian Hills in the District 11 title game last night at the Blikre Activities Center.  71-68

 


Wahpeton Lady Huskies are playing in the North Dakota Class A basketball state tournament today.  The Lady Huskies will take on #2 Bismarck Century at 3:00pm.  That game can be heard on KBMW

TODAY'S HEADLINES


  • NDSCS takes on Indian Hills in the District 11 title game tonight at the Blikre Activities Center.  Tip-off at 7:00.  That game can be heard on B92. 7 or streaming online at www.b927.net.
 
  • Wahpeton Lady Huskies depart for the North Dakota Class A basketball state tournament today.  The team will make a trip through Dakota Avenue.  Fans are asked to line the streets for a send off.  Wahpeton Public School Athletic Director Mike McCall tells KBMW news he expects the bus to cruise Dakota Avenue about 1:35 or so.  The Lady Huskies will take on #2 Bismarck Century at 3:00pm tomorrow.  That game can be heard on KBMW AM 1450 or streaming online at www.kbmwam.com.
 
  • A Minot man is charged with reckless endangerment in a shooting that narrowly missed a 5-year-old boy.Minot police say 56-year-old Russell Brandt was handling a handgun in his trailer home last Friday when it discharged and a bullet entered a neighbor's home. A couple and their 5-year-old grandson were in the neighboring trailer. The bullet was found lodged in the arm rest of a chair the boy was sitting in when the shot came through the living room wall. 
 
  • Minnesota has recorded its first motorcycle fatality of 2017.  The Redwood County sheriff's office says 60-year-old Gregory Werner was riding his motorcycle Sunday evening in Sanborn when he crashed into a ditch while navigating a curve. Authorities say he was not wearing a helmet. Werner's death was the second earliest motorcycle fatality ever in Minnesota. The Minnesota Department of Public Safety says the earliest on record occurred on Feb. 23, 2002.

One Shot; Manhunt Underway in Breckenridge


KBMW NEWS December 30, 2016   ONE PERSON HAS BEEN SHOT AND AN EXTENSIVE MANHUNT IS UNDERWAY IN BRECKENRIDGE.  THE SUSPECT, 27 YEAR OLD MATTHEW ALLARD OF BRECKENRIDGE, IS CONSIDERED ARMED AND DANGEROUS. IN A STATEMENT FROM THE BRECKENRIDGE POLICE

House Fire in Campbell


November 29, 2016 KBMW NEWS A HOME IN CAMPBELL SUSTAINED SMOKE DAMAGE IN A FIRE REPORTED SHORTLY AFTER 11:00PM MONDAY NIGHT.  THE HOME IS LOCATED AT 336 3RD STREET IN CAMPBELL AND OWNED BY SHEENA FLINK AND DAN MCLAREN JUNIOR, ALONG WITH FIVE CHILDREN

Two Arrested for Cocaine in Wahpeton


September 1, 2016 KBMW NEWS. Two Wahpeton men are being held in the Richland County Jail after being arrested on drug charges.  According  to a statement from the Southeast Multi County Agency task force.  27 year old Christopher Baxter a

ESPN Coming to Chahinkapa Zoo


KBMW NEWS August 25, 2016 ESPN IS COMING TO CHAHINKAPA ZOO TOMORROW.  THE TELEVISION SPORTS NEWS CREW WILL TOUR THE ZOO AND CORSO’S HOME STOMPING GROUNDS.  ZOO DIRECTOR, KATHY DICKMAN MADE THE ANNOUNCEMENT THIS MORNING ON MORNINGS WITH R

Three Fires Strike Throughout Richland County


KBMW NEWS August 4, 2016   Emergency crews throughout Richland County have been kept very busy this morning as fire departments responded to three separate fires.  The first call came in at 3:30 this morning.  The Dwight Fire Department

Fire Destroys House in Abercrombie


KBMW NEWS July 26, 2016        A HOUSE IN ABERCROMBIE WAS DESTROYED LAST NIGHT BY A FIRE.  SHORTLY BEFORE 5:00PM YESTERDAY THE RICHLAND COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE RECEIVED THE REPORT OF A STRUCTURAL FIRE AT 68

ATV Accident Sends Two to Hospital


KBMW NEWS July 18, 2016 TWO PEOPLE WERE TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL FOLLOWING AN ATV ROLLOVER IN BRECKENRIDGE LAST NIGHT SHORTLY AFTER 6:00. THE ACCIDENT HAPPENED AT THE CORNER OF 5TH STREET AND ANDREWS AVENUE.  THE DRIVER, 36 YEAR OLD DAVID DIHN OF WAHP

Accident Leaves Woman Stranded Over Night


KBMW NEWS July 15, 2016 THE WILKIN COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE RECEIVED A REPORT OF AN ADULT FEMALE FOUND LYING ALONG THE  ROAD NEAR A ONE VEHICLE ACCIDENT ALONG 130TH STREET, NEAR WOLVERTON YESTERDAY MORNING.  THE VEHICLE WAS FULLY SUBMERGE

ATV Accident in Great Bend


KBMW NEWS June 7, 2016  A 23 YEAR OLD WOMAN WAS INJURED LAST NIGHT WHEN SHE WAS STRUCK BY AN ATV IN THE COMMUNITY OF GREAT BEND.  A SMALL CHILD WAS RIDING THE ATV WITH 50 YEAR OLD STEVEN JENSEN WHEN THE CHILD GRABBED THE THROTTLE ON THE ATV CA

House Fire in Wahpeton


KBMW NEWS May 17, 2016   A Wahpeton family of five was displaced by a fire late Monday afternoon. The fire at the Mark and Jolene Hettwer residence broke out shortly after 5:00pm while the family was outside the home. The home, located at 431 7th

Rollover in Wilkin County


KBMW NEWS April 22, 2016   SHORTLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT LAST NIGHT THERE WAS A SINGLE VEHICLE ACCIDENT AT THE INTERSECTION OF HIGHWAY 9 AND COUNTY ROAD 18 IN WILKIN COUNTY.  THE VEHICLE ROLLED MULTIPLE TIMES AND CAME TO A REST ON ITS WHEELS.  TH

Fertilizer Truck Rollover


KBMW NEWS April 13, 2016   SHORTLY BEFORE 8:30 THIS MORNING A FERTILIZER TRUCK OWNED BY DAKOTA AG COOPERATIVE IN MANTADOR ROLLED OVER TWO MILES EAST OF MANTADOR.  10-12 TONS OF FERTILIZER WERE SPILLED IN THE ROLLOVER.    THE DRIVER SUF

Zoo Cleanup and Opening


KBMW NEWS
April 6, 2016
 
This Saturday is the annual cleanup day at Chahinkapa Zoo.  Several civic groups and volunteers will embark at the zoo to assist in preparing the zoo for it’s opening on April 23.  A main attraction at the zoo this year is an orphaned kangaroo, named Barkley.  Barkley has been adopted by zoo keeper Amanda Dukart.   The 3 pound joey
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