Author: Joe Radske

Cass County Sheriff issues emergency alert after suspected burglary north of Argusville

Deputies are searching for potential burglary suspects along I-29  north of Argusville, North Dakota.

ARGUSVILLE, ND (KVRR) — The Cass County Sheriff’s office issued an emergency alert system message this morning. Deputies are searching for potential burglary suspects along I-29  north of Argusville, North Dakota. Cass County Sheriff Jesse Jahner says a property owner had asked relatives to keep an eye on his property. They noticed a suspicious vehicle and confronted the people in…

High-risk sex offender registers his address in Fargo

Ian Kellen Oksa registered his address at 1336 8 Ave N, Fargo, ND.

FARGO, ND (KVRR) — A high-risk offender registered his address with the Fargo Police Department. Ian Kellen Oksa registered his address at 1336 8 Ave N, Fargo, ND. Oksa was adjudicated of Gross Sexual Imposition in Cass County ND Juvenile Court in 2006. The victim was a female known to him who was under the age of 15. He is…

Minot Police investigating homicide on city’s southside

MINOT, ND — Police in Minot are investigating a homicide on the city’s southwest side. Police said in a news release that officers were called to an address around 7 a.m. Sunday to investigate a shooting. They found a 53-year-old woman dead. A search revealed a 23-year-old suspect dead a short distance away. Both the woman and the suspect were…

North Dakota Water Commission: Approves eligibility date for drought assistance funding to farmers and ranchers

BISMARCK, N.D. (KFGO) – The North Dakota Water Commission has voted to set April 8, 2021, as the start date for eligible labor and material expenses that can be reimbursed through the state’s Drought Disaster Livestock Water Supply Program. In addition, the U.S. Drought Monitor released Thursday shows the expansion of Extreme Drought conditions into Richland County, making livestock producers…

Sanford Health dealing with attempted cyber security incident

Sanford Health says at this time, no known patient, resident or employee personal or financial information has been compromised.

FARGO, ND (KVRR) – Sanford Health, including the Fargo facilities, are dealing with an attempted cyber security incident. In a statement from Sanford Health President and CEO Bill Gassen, he says Sanford Health has experienced an attempted cyber security incident, and we are taking aggressive measures to contain the impact. Gassen goes on to say providing patients with exceptional care…

Downtown Fargo crash causes power outage to more than 3000 customers

The car was westbound when it went off the roadway and hit the power poles.

FARGO, N.D. (KFGO/KVRR) – More than 3100 Xcel Energy customers  lost power after a car crashed in downtown Fargo and downed two power poles, and damaged a third pole, sheering off overhead power lines. The crash happened around 5:30 a.m. Tuesday in the 1100 block of 1st Avenue North. The car was westbound when it went off the roadway and…

Fargo Cass Public Health recommends masks for everyone in public indoor settings

The goal is to slow the spread of COVID-19, predominantly the Delta variant.

FARGO, ND (KVRR) — Cass County is now designated as having a substantial COVID-19 transmission rate. Fargo Cass Public Health encourages the community to follow the CDC recommendations. They include recommending that residents wear a mask in indoor settings, even if you are fully vaccinated. The goal is to slow the spread of COVID-19, predominantly the Delta variant. According to…

Fergus Falls man under arrest for child endangerment

FERGUS FALLS, MN (KVRR) — Fergus Falls police say a 56 year old resident is under arrest in connection with injuries to an 11 year old child. Police along with EMT’s were called to the 1100 block of Mill Street at 8:52 am Friday morning. It was reported that an 11 year old slipped, fell and suffered a head injury….