On Air Now

Listen

Listen Live Now » 101.9 FM Fargo-Moorhead

Weather

Current Conditions(Fargo,ND 58103)

More Weather »
69° Feels Like: 69°
Wind: S 9 mph Past 24 hrs - Precip: 0”
Current Radar for Zip

Today

Partly Cloudy 78°

Tonight

Mostly Clear 56°

Tomorrow

Isolated Thunderstorms 82°

Alerts

ND to get update on Lawrence Welk's boyhood home

Lawrence Welk's boyhood home in Strasburg, N.D.
Lawrence Welk's boyhood home in Strasburg, N.D.

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- The North Dakota State Historical Society is slated to get an update on its purchase of Lawrence Welk's boyhood home. 

The body is meeting Friday in Bismarck.

The group voted 6-5 in January to buy the Strasburg homestead from Welk's nieces.

But a final sale price was not negotiated. The purchase agreement also was contingent on negotiated repairs being made to the property, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Last year, the Legislature allocated $100,000 for the society's purchase of the 6-acre homestead, but lawmakers stipulated that repairs must be made first.

Comments