Author: Joe Radske

Brief Lockdown at West Fargo High School after Social Media Threat

Social media threat stated a pipe bomb was in a locker. Nothing was found.

According to a release from the West Fargo School District: At 12:19 PM today, West Fargo High School went into lockdown in response to a social media threat regarding a pipe bomb in a locker.  Our School Resource Officer conducted the investigation.  Nothing was found to give any merit to this threat, and the lockdown was lifted after approximately 30 minutes. …

National Security Advisor Steps Down

Embattled White House national security adviser Michael Flynn resigned Monday night, an abrupt end to a brief tenure.

Washington (CNN)Embattled White House national security adviser Michael Flynn resigned Monday night, an abrupt end to a brief tenure. His departure came just after reports surfaced that the Justice Department warned the Trump administration last month that Flynn misled administration officials regarding his communications with the Russian ambassador to the United States and was potentially vulnerable to blackmail by the Russians. “I…

Titan Machinery Closing Stores in Minnesota, Dakotas

Titan Machinery, based in West Fargo, is consolidating fifteen stores and realigning its management structure.

Some machinery dealerships are closing their doors. Titan Machinery, based in West Fargo, is consolidating fifteen stores and realigning its management structure. Stores affected include Redwood Falls and Thief River Falls in Minnesota along with Arthur, Kintyre, Kulm and Mayville in North Dakota and Milbank and Redfield, South Dakota. Jeff Bowman is the Chief Marketing Officer for Titan Machinery in…

New Prince Music Available

After weeks of rumors, Spotify confirmed that Prince's Warner Bros catalog will be made available Sunday.

(CNN Money) “Still Waiting” to stream Prince’s music? Not for much longer. That ballad, and most of Prince’s highly acclaimed music, will be available on Spotify from Sunday. After weeks of rumors, Spotify confirmed on Friday that Prince’s Warner Bros catalog will be made available. It includes most of the music Prince recorded before 1995, including albums 1999, Purple Rain…

Fargo Bank Robbery Suspect on the Run

Fargo Police say at 10:39 a.m., Wednesday morning, they received a call of a robbery at Bell Bank at 3100 13th Avenue South.

Fargo Police say at 10:39 a.m., Wednesday morning, they received a call of a robbery at Bell Bank at 3100 13th Avenue South. A lone man entered the bank and demanded money. He did not show a weapon nor did the teller see a weapon. Officers on scene say he took off on foot and headed west. The best description is…

NTSB Determines Axle Failure Caused Casselton Derailment (Video)

NTSB Chairman Christopher Hart says investigators determined that a broken axle from the derailment was caused by a "manufacturing defect."

WASHINGTON – The National Transportation Safety Board has released video taken from the locomotive of an oil train that collided with a derailed grain train near Casselton, ND in Dec. 2013. The NTSB is holding a hearing today to announce the cause of the derailment and to recommend changes in how train components are inspected. NTSB Chairman Christopher Hart says…

MN Governor Dayton Gives Cancer Treatment Update

Gov. Dayton will undergo surgery in early March at Mayo Clinic in Rochester.

In a statement from the office of Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton: This morning, Governor Mark Dayton posted the following on his personal Facebook page, regarding his treatment decision for his recent diagnosis of prostate cancer. Last week, Governor Dayton visited Mayo Clinic in Rochester for two scheduled appointments regarding this diagnosis. Please contact me directly with any questions.  “As you…

North Dakota State Fair Going Country

Jason Aldean, Thomas Rhett and Little Big Town headline July Fair.

The North Dakota State Fair released it’s schedule of artists. The 2017 Grandstand Country Showpass begins on Friday, July 21 with Little Big Town. Sunday, July 23 Brothers Osborne take the stage, Thomas Rhett headlines on Wednesday, July 26. Lonestar plays Thursday night, July 27. Jason Aldean closes out the fair on Friday, July 28. Tickets for the ND State…

White Supremacist Considers Move to Nome, ND

City leaders are considering options after white supremacist Craig Cobb has purchased, or is attempting to purchase an abandoned church.

City leaders in the town of Nome, North Dakota say they have heard a well-known white supremacist may be moving to town. They say Craig Cobb may be purchasing the former Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, an abandoned building within city limits. Cobb became well-known after he purchased property in Leith and voiced it would be a safe place for white nationalists. The town…

Arrest Made After Suspicious Device Brought Into Downtown Hospital

Fargo police arrest one person after the bomb squad is called to Sanford Hospital in downtown Fargo.

Fargo police arrest one person after the bomb squad is called to Sanford Hospital in downtown Fargo. The incident happened around 10:30 p.m., Thursday night. Police say they were dealing with an individual when the bomb squad was called out. Sanford Hospital released the following statement. We were notified at 8 p.m. an individual was brought into our emergency center who was in possession…