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ANOTHER TRAIN COLLISION IN RICHLAND COUNTY


FOR THE SECOND TIME IN AS MANY DAYS AUTHORITIES HAVE RESPONDED TO A TRAIN-TRUCK COLLISION.  THE RICHLAND COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE SAYS THE COLLISION OCCURRED SHORTLY BEFORE 5:30 LAST NIGHT (TUESDAY) NEAR MANTADOR. 

Train Collides with Semi Near Fairmount


On Wednesday, July 17th the Richland County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a semi that was struck by a train on Highway 127 near Fairmount, ND. The driver of the semi, Patrick Carstensen, stated that he was going headed north when he cros

Man Arrested After Wilkin County Vehicle Thefts


Just before 5 a.m. on July 13th the Wilkin County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a stolen vehicle. While that vehicle was recovered a short time later, it was discovered that other vehicles had been stolen from various farmsteads in the area.

MOTORCYCLE CRASH NEAR LIDGERWOOD


A MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT NORTH OF LIDGERWOOD SENT ONE MAN TO THE HOSPITAL.  THE ACCIDENT HAPPENED ON SATURDAY ABOUT 4 MILES NORTH OFLIDGERWOOD ON HIGHWAY 18 AT MILE MARKER 16.  THE RICHLAND COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE SAID 56 YEAR OLD KERMIT ANDERSON JUNIOR FROM LIDGERWOOD WAS TRAVELING SOUTH BOUND AND ATTEMPTED TO MAKE A LEFT TURN ONTO AN APPROACH. A MOTORCYCLE DRIVEN BY 49 YEAR OLD

CAROUSEL IS SHUT DOWN TEMPORARILY


The Prairie Rose Carousel is closed until further notice.  The main beam in the carousel has a large structural crack. 

Fatal Plane Crash


A Wilkin County man has died after his plane went down in a field just west of the Moorhead airport on the south side of Interstate 94. The crash ahppened at about 6 p.m. on Sunday, July 2nd. The Pilot has been identified as Mark Yaggie of Breckenridge. Yaggie was the only one on board the single engine plane. The Federal Aviation Administration has taken over the crash investigation.

CAR FIRE


THE WAHPETON FIRE DEPARTMENT RESPONDED TO A CAR FIRE SHORTLY AFTER 6:00 THIS MORNING. 

VAN COLLIDES WITH A COW


A 30 YEAR OLD FAIRMOUNT MAN SUSTAINED MINOR INJURIES AFTER A VAN HE WAS DRIVING STRUCK A COW.  THE ACCIDENT HAPPENED ABOUT 10:30 LAST NIGHT ON NORTH DAKOTA HIGHWAY 11, NEAR MILE MARKER 170.  THE RICHLAND COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE SAID THE VAN, DRIVEN BY RAYMOND GREEN, WAS TRAVELING EAST ON HIGHWAY 11 WHEN A COW CAME OUT OF THE SOUTH DITCH.  THE VEHICLE SUSTAINED FRONT END

TRACK CROSSING CLOSURE


RED RIVER VALLEY AND WESTERN RAILROAD IS REPLACING THE TRACKS THAT RUN THROUGH THE TWIN TOWNS. 

EXPLOSION AT HANKINSON ETHANOL PLANT


THREE AREA FIRE DEPARTMENTS WERE ON THE SCENE OF AN EXPLOSION AND FIRE AT THE HANKINSON ETHANOL PLANT SATURDAY NIGHT. 

1ST DAY OF SUMMER STORM



THE OFFICIAL FIRST DAY OF SUMMER CAME ROLLING INTO THE REGION WITH SOME STORMY WEATHER LAST NIGHT.  THAT PROMPTED A TORNADO WARNING FOR PARTS OF RICHLAND, WILKIN AND OTTERTAIL COUNTIES.  

PARK BOARD MEETING HIGHLIGHTS


HIGHLIGHTS FROM LAST NIGHT’S WAHPETON PARK BOARD MEETING. 
 

SEMCA ARRESTS TWO WAHPETON MEN


TWO WAHPETON MEN ARE IN CUSTODY ON DRUG CHARGES AFTER AGENTS FROM SOUTHEAST MULTI-COUNTY AGENCY DRUG TASK FORCE ALONG WITH SOUTHERN VALLEY RESPONSE TEAM EXECUTED A SEARCH WARRANT.

STUDENT FROM WYNDMERE NAMED NATIONAL FINALIST FOR SAMSUNG AMERICAN L


Wyndmere, ND 6/16/17—Gabriel A. Lothspeich a senior at Wyndmere High School, was named as a Samsung American Legion Scholarship National Finalist. Gabriel is the son of Mary Jo and Gerald Lothspeich and he was selected by the North Dakota Boys State held in Wahpeton, ND on June 11-16.

Red River Area Sportsmen's Club Highlights


Red River Area Sportsmen's Club Highlights            Donations were made to high school trap shooting teams in Milnor, Hankinson, Breckenridge, Richland and Wahpeton.       

Van Collides with Cow Near Wyndmere


KBMW News June 15, 2017   On Wednesday, June 14th a van collided with a cow on Highway 18, just north of Wyndmere. After hitting the cow, the vehicle came to a stop and soon caught on fire. The driver, Emily Blazek, and three passengers were able to

POWERFUL STORM ROLLS THROUGH REGION


A POWERFUL STORM SYSTEM ROLLED THROUGH THE REGION LAST NIGHT DUMPING 2-4 INCHES OF RAIN AND CAUSING SIGNIFICANT DAMAGE IN THE SOUTHERN VALLEY. 
 

WYNDMERE WOMAN INJURED IN CRASH


Two people were injured in a two vehicle crash Friday evening near Christine, ND. The Richland County Sheriff’s Office along with Christine Fire and Rescue and Kindred Ambulance responded to the crash on County Road 81 and 58th Street.  51 year old Terri Bachmeier of Wyndmere and her passenger 26 year old Stephanie Larson of Fargo were traveling north on 81 when they collided with a

Farm Accident in Richland County


June 8, 2017 KBMW News   This morning at 8:55 a.m. Richland County received a 911 call regarding a farm accident north of Hakinson. Steve Bladow, 62, stated that a tractor had run over him while he was baling hay. Hankinson ambulance, and Life Flight

SOUTHEAST WATER USERS DISTRICT


THE DRINKING WATER STATE REVOLVING FUND PROGRAM AWARDED LOANS TO 8 NORTH DAKOTA CITIES AND TWO WATER DISTRICTS EARLIER THIS YEAR. 

NDSCS AWARDED GRANT


 WAHPETON, N.D. — May 31, 2017 — North Dakota State College of Science has been awarded a $742,567 grant from the National Science Foundation to support the North Dakota Welds (NDWelds) Program: Advancing Welding Technician Skills for Students and Training for Educators.
 

BURGLARY IN ABERCROMBIE


THE RICHLAND COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE IS ASKING FOR THE PUBLIC’S HELP FOR INFORMATION RELATED TO A RECENT BURGLARY THAT OCCURRED IN ABERCROMBIE. 

Update to Hoeft Fire


KBMW NEWS
May 30, 2017

UPDATE:  A family of 5 lost their home to a fire over the weekend in Wahpeton.  The fire began in the garage and spread to the home where the family was inside watching TV on Sunday night.  Jennifer and Jeff Hoeft are now without a home after living there for over 20 years, where they raised their three daughters.  Fire crews from Wahpeton,

WAHPETON FAMILY LOSES HOME TO FIRE


A family of 5 lost their home to a fire over the weekend in Wahpeton. 

TWO COUNTY HIGH SPEED CHASE


 A Monticello Minnesota woman was arrested after leading police on a 26 mile high-speed chase through Wilkin and Clay Counties.
 

LOCAL CANINE UNIT PLACES 1ST IN FIELD TRIALS


Dustin Hill, Canine Patrol Officer with the Wahpeton Police Department and his dog Gypsy recently competed at the Midwest Canine Alternative Trials at Camp Ripley in Little Falls, MN.  

SHOP FIRE IN WOLVERTON


KBMW NEWS

May 22, 2017

The Wilkin County Sheriff’s office along with fire departments from Wolverton, Sabin, and Christine battled a fire Saturday afternoon in Wolverton.  The fire appears to have started from a bonfire that got out of control after gasoline was added to it.  Flames spread to two nearby shop buildings. One was destroyed, the other was heavily damaged. One

Wahpeton Park Board Highlights


Wahpeton Park Board Highlights May 18, 2017 Submitted by Wayne Beyer District Pitch-Hit-Run baseball competition is scheduled at John Randall Field on Saturday, June 3rd. Blue Goose Days are scheduled on June 3rd and 4th. Wahpeton 5th grade students c

KAUFMANN PASSED AWAY


A LONGTIME MEMBER OF THE KBMW FAMILY HAS PASSED AWAY. 

NEW REFUGE HEADQUARTERS


CAYUGA, ND – A new headquarters is being built at Tewaukon National Wildlife Refuge. 

ONE PERSON KILLED IN ACCIDENT IN SARGENT COUNTY


One person is dead after an SUV crashed into a tractor over the weekend. 

LARGE GRASS FIRE


LARGE GRASS FIRE IN NEAR WALCOTT, ND

 The Richland County Sheriff’s Office along with five area fire departments responded to a large grass fire west of Walcott Tuesday afternoon. 

MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT IN RICHLAND COUNTY


MOTORCYCLIST INJURED IN RICHLAND COUNTY OVER THE WEEKEND

A 40 YEAR OLD WAHPETON WOMAN WAS LIFE FLIGHTED TO A FARGO HOSPITAL AFTER LOSING CONTROL OF HER MOTORCYCLE AND CRASHED INTO A DITCH.  JULIE MODROW WAS TRAVELING EAST ON RICHLAND COUNTY ROAD 16 ABOUT 6:00 PM SATURDAY EVENING. ALCOHOL IS NOT BELIEVED TO BE A FACTOR IN THE CRASH.  MODROW WAS NOT WEARING A HELMET. THE RICHLAND

Wahpeton City Countcil Meeting Update


Wahpeton City Council Minutes, Council member Chris DeVries was a guest on Mornings with Rollie and Juli. 

ROLL OVER IN RICHLAND COUNTY


April 27, 2017

KBMW NEWS

ROLLOVER NEAR ABERCROMBIE

Icy roads appear to be the cause of a Fed-Ex truck rollover on Richland County Road 4 off of County Road 81 near Abercrombie.  The accident happened about 5:00 last night.  The driver, 22 year old Josiah Kavaloski, was taken to a Fargo hospital by Breckenridge Ambulance with non-life threatening injuries.  Abercrombie Fire

Severe Weather Awareness Week


This week is severe weather awareness week.  A statewide ND tornado drill is planned tomorrow.  Today's severe weather awareness tip from the National Weather Service:

Severe Thunderstorms, Hail, Wind and Lightning
Thunderstorms...
Affect relatively small areas when compared with most other storms. The typical thunderstorm is 15 miles in diameter and lasts for 30 minutes. Despite this size, all thunderstorms are dangerous. Severe thunderstorms produce large hail or winds of at least 58 mph. Some wind gusts can exceed 100 mph and produce tornado-like damage.

Wahpeton Park Board Highlights


April 20, 2017
PARK BOARD MEETING HIGHLIGHTS
Submitted by Wayne Beyer

*Bids were authorized to resurface the Chahinkapa Park tennis courts.
*Ken Nyberg, Vining, Minnesota sculpted a metal dinosaur for the Sculpture Park in Chahinkapa Park
*Chahinkapa Zoo opens for the season on Saturday, April 22nd.
 *The youth track and field program starts on Friday, April

NEW STOP SIGNS IN BRECKENRIDGE


KBMW NEWS

April 18, 2017

City of Breckenridge crews will be installing new STOP Signs on the streets intersecting Beede Avenue from 5th Street North to 11th Street North.  Also, STOP Signs will be installed on the streets intersecting Hall Avenue from 9th Street North to 11th Street North. This project should be completed by the end of April.

WAYNE BEYER TO COMPETE IN BOSTON MARATHON TODAY


KBMW NEWS
APRIL 17, 2017
Wahpeton Parks and Rec Director, Wayne Beyer, is running the 130th Boston Marathon today. Beyer has run 7 marathons in recent years.  If you would like to check on Wayne's progress text 'runner' to 234567. His bib is #14420. Wayne is being cheered on by his daughters. Temperatures are expected to reach the 70's today in Boston, with a strong

Three Rivers Arts Council Meeting Highlights


Three Rivers Arts Council Highlights


Art4Life features Circle of Nations students print-making with Siena Court elders on Tuesday, April 18th.


The Red River Valley Veterans Concert Band will be performing in Wahpeton on Thursday, April 20th.

 

New York Kammermusiker, a double-reed musical instrument ensemble from New York City is scheduled to be Wahpeton on Tuesday, June 27th.

 

A dinosaur sculpture welded by Ken Nyberg, Vining, Minnesota is on display at the Sculpture Park in Chahinkapa Park.


A $1000 grant was received from Springboard for the Arts to add artistic trail signage at Volunteer Park.

Remembering Dennis Eastman


KBMW NEWS
April 11, 2017
COMMUNITY REMEMBERS SPORTS ICON DENNIS EASTMAN


 
A GRADUATE OF THE 1979 WAHPETON HIGH SCHOOL STATE TOURNAMENT CHAMPIONSHIP TEAM PAST AWAY LATE LAST WEEK.  DENNIS EASTMAN WAS REMEMBERED TODAY ON MORNINGS WITH ROLLIE AND JULI.  TEAMMATE KERRY NELSON AND CLASSMATE PERRY MILLER WERE IN STUDIO TO SHARE THEIR MEMORIES AND REMINESE ABOUT ONE OF THE MOST

NOT ALL SEARS STORES ARE IN DIRE STRAIGHTS


KBMW NEWS
APRIL 6, 2017
We’ve been hearing a lot of unrest among retailers in the region and nationally.  Many stores have announced they are closing some even filing for bankruptcy.  JC Penney in Wahpeton is closing as early as this June and will leave a large footprint on Dakota Avenue.  The Sears store in West Acres Mall has shuttered its doors and has

BOND SET IN ONE OF THE STATES LARGEST METH CASES


BOND HAS BEEN SET FOR WAHPETON MAN IN METH BUST

 BAIL HAS BEEN SET AT $100,000 CASH FOR 29 YEAR OLD LOUIS DAUPHINAIS OF WAHPETON FOR HIS INVOLVEMENT IN ONE OF NORTH DAKOTA’S LARGEST METHAMPHETAMINE CASES.  DAUPHINAIS WAS ARRESTED LAST FRIDAY AFTER NARCOTICS OFFICERS FROM THE SOUTEAST MULTI-COUNTY AGENCY DRUG TASK FORCE  EXECUTED A SEARCH WARRANT AT 2104 2ND STREET

ACTIVE AGGRESSOR DRILL AT NDSCS


KBMW NEWS
April 5, 2017
ACTIVE SHOOTER DRILL

 NORTH DAKOTA STATE COLLEGE OF SCIENCE IS CONDUCTING AN ACTIVE AGGRESSOR DRILL ON ITS CAMPUS A WEEK FROM TODAY.  THE DRILL WILL INCLUDE 50 NDSCS EMERGENCY RESPONSE TEAM MEMBERS AND AREA FIRST RESPONDERS.  IN ADDITION, STUDENTS AND CAMPUS EMPLOYEES WILL BE INVOLVED IN THE MOCK DRILL THROUGH THE TESTING OF SIMULATED LOCKDOWN

ROLL OVER IN RICHLAND COUNTY INJURES ONE


KBMW NEWS

April 4, 2017

ONE PERSON WAS INJURED IN A ROLLOVER IN RICHLAND COUNTY LAST NIGHT.  THE ACCIDENT HAPPENED ABOUT 9:00 LAST NIGHT ON I-29 NORTH OF THE WAHPETON EXIT. THE RICHLAND COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE SAID THE CAR DRIVEN BY 37 YEAR OLD ABRAHAM GAI OF FARGO LEFT THE ROADWAY, ENTERED THE MEDIAN AND ROLLED ON ITS SIDE.  GAI WAS TAKEN TO ESSENTIA HOSPITAL IN FARGO WITH

$1.1 MILLION METH SEIZED IN WAHPETON


One of North Dakota’s largest methamphetamine busts happened in Wahpeton on Friday.  Narcotics officers from the Southeast Multi-County Agency Drug Task Force made the discovery while executing a search warrant at 2104 2nd Street North Wahpeton. 13 pounds of meth with a street value of over $1.1 million.  In addition to the meth, two handguns, an AK-47, and drug paraphernalia

STOLEN PROPERTY RECOVERED IN WAHPETON


AUTHORITIES HAVE ARRESTED A WAHPETON MAN SUSPECTED OF COMMITTING NUMEROUS BURGLARIES IN THE REGION. 29 YEAR OLD WESLEY KLOSTERMAN IS CHARGED WITH POSSESSION OF STOLEN PROPERTY, SIX COUNTS OF BURGLARY, AND SIX COUNTS OF UNLAWFUL ENTRY INTO A VEHICLE. ALL ARE FELONY CHARGES.   KLOSTERMAN IS BEING HELD IN THE RICHLAND COUNTY JAIL ON $50,000 CASH ONLY BOND.  THE WAHPETON POLICE

Bill Dablow Says Goodbye


After more than 40 years of entertaining and informing the radio audience in Wahpeton-Breckenridge, Bill Dablow is moving on.

Here are his final words form his last shift on Thursday, March 30th. 



Thank you for everything, Bill! Good luck with your next adventure!

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
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