Author: Anthony Fridgen

Streets covered for Officer Cody Holte’s procession in Grand Forks

Theisen and his family brought a sign they had left in their window of 639, Cody Holte's badge number.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Countless squad cars, fire trucks and other emergency vehicles made their way down University Avenue in somber moment as a region has lost one of it’s heroes. “It doesn’t happen often and when it does it affects the whole community and watching it all from home and then to come out and watch the processional it’s…

After Riots Damage Downtown, People Organize And Help Pick Up The Pieces

Supplies being used to clean up were donated from Pounds and also crowdfunding through Venmo.

FARGO, N.D. — At Vinyl Taco and JL Beers downtown Fargo, the glass is being swept up and the boards are going up after the two restaurants like many others took a heavy beating from Saturday night protests. “It’s absolutely heartbreaking. Nobody wants to see that. It absolutely could have been us,” Pounds Co-Owner Alan Kasin said. The streets and…

Protesters March Across F-M Area Over Death Of George Floyd

"I have experienced in my past what it is like to be profiled," Moorhead Mayor Jonathan Judd said

FARGO, N.D. — Cries for change can be heard all around Fargo as thousands took to the streets from Island Park to the Fargo police stations and as far out as West Fargo in outrage over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Crowds overtook the streets as police officers tried to keep the march contained and helped people stuck…

Woodrow Wilson High School Seniors Get Their Diplomas In Drive-In Graduation

Parents were asked to wait behind a line as their kids grabbed their degrees and took a photo.

FARGO, N.D. — Seniors and their families at Woodrow Wilson High School got to make the final walk of their high school careers. Cars drove into the school parking lot to have their kids walk the red carpet. Parents were asked to wait behind a line as their kids grabbed their degrees and took a photo. All photos and videos…

Grand Forks Police Officer Cody Holte remembered as “a true servant”

He's the first Grand Forks officer to die in the line of duty since Robert Martin in 1966.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Police say 29-year-old Officer Cody Holte was killed in an apartment shooting on Wednesday. He’s the first Grand Forks Officer to die in the line of duty since Robert Martin in 1966. 61-year-old Lola Moore was also killed in the gunfire. Grand Forks County Deputies responded to the apartment at 2627 South 17th Street. They were…

LIVE: Grand Forks Police Officer dead after shootout at apartment building

  UPDATE – Grand Forks Police says an officer is dead following a shooting at a Grand Forks apartment building. Lt. Derik Zimmel says a Grand Forks Sheriff’s Deputy received non-life threatening gunshot wounds and is in stable condition at Altru Hospital and Salamah Pendleton, who initiated gunfire, is also in the hospital. A woman who also died from gunshot…

Northern Cass Hosts Graduation In-Person Without Mandating Face Masks

Every graduating senior attended the ceremony.

HUNTER, N.D. — All 37 graduating seniors at Northern Cass in Hunter took the final walk of their high school careers. However, at this graduation, you can see plenty of smiling faces in the crowds and on the students as masks were not mandated beyond passing a four question health screening forum. The questions include asking if they had excessive…

Mass COVID-19 Testing Over Memorial Weekend At Moorhead Armory

The testing results are expected to take between 2 to 3 days to come back after the weekend

MOORHEAD, Minn. — At the Moorhead Armory, the National Guard is collecting information and getting people in line for COVID-19 testing. The Guard expects to get through hundreds of tests at the Moorhead site and up to 7 thousand across the state through the weekend. National Guard Major Scott Hawks says it’s all about accessibility, as anyone can walk in…

Fargo School Board Candidate Hosts Virtual Campaign Event

Seth Holden says he is running a platform on teacher morale

FARGO , N.D. — A candidate for the Fargo School Board is doing some digital campaigning. Seth Holden held a virtual campaign discussion to explain why he’s running for the board. Holden says he is running a platform on teacher morale. The candidate is advocating for more collaborative work between the board with state and local leaders to help increase…

DNR Beginning Phased Reopening Of Campgrounds in Minnesota

The DNR will open 75 remote campsites in state parks for use Memorial Day weekend, most of which have existing reservations. Another 80 remote sites are expected to be ready by next Friday.

MINNESOTA — The DNR says they are beginning a phased reopening of its campgrounds. The DNR is allowing dispersed and remote camping at state forests and some parks. “Dispersed camping is for hardy campers who are used to camping without amenities so you do have to pack in and pack out everything,” Assistant Communications Director for the Office Of Communication…