Author: Joe Radske

Governor Burgum Activates the National Guard, State of Emergency Declared in Fargo and West Fargo

BISMARCK, N.D. (MAY 30, 2020) – Gov. Doug Burgum signed an executive order tonight declaring a state of emergency in Fargo, West Fargo and Cass County and activating the North Dakota National Guard to help local authorities respond to unlawful activity and the risk to people and property due to civil disturbances. The mayor of Fargo and West Fargo declared…

NASA Astronauts Launch From U.S. Soil to Travel to International Space Station

NASA prepares for the SpaceX launch at Cape Canaveral. Posted by Fox News on Saturday, May 30, 2020   CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) – Despite more storms in the forecast, two NASA astronauts have climbed into their capsule for another attempt at a history-making ride into orbit aboard a rocket ship built by the SpaceX company. Forecasters put the odds…

Minneapolis Wakes Up to Clean-up after Night of Riots

MINNEAPOLIS (FOX 9) – As the curfew lifted at 6 a.m. Saturday in Minneapolis, many residents awoke to more destruction as crowds continued to riot following the death of George Floyd. The Minnesota National Guard activated 1,000 more service members in response to the violence, and the Department of Public Safety said shots were fired at law enforcement officers as units moved into control crowds that have…

Officer Who Knelt on George Floyd is in Custody

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The Minneapolis officer who was seen on video kneeling on the neck of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who died in custody after pleading that he could not breathe, was arrested Friday. Public Safety Commissioner John Harrington said state investigators arrested Derek Chauvin. The arrest comes after three days of protests, which escalated in violence as…

Memorial Fund Set Up for Family of Fallen Officer Holte

Officer Cody Holte #639 On behalf of the GFPD, we wish to express our sincerest appreciation for your outpouring of support during this very difficult time, as we grieve and remember our brother Cody.Grand Forks County Sheriff's OfficeThompson Fire DepartmentEast Grand Forks Police DepartmentPolk County Sheriff's Office/Emergency ManagementBorder PatrolUniversity of North Dakota Police DepartmentEmerado Police DepartmentU.S. Customs and Border Protection…

Arrest Made After Stand-off in Fargo Overnight

FARGO, N.D. (KFGO) – A fire and a several hour stand-off between Fargo police and a man holed up in his third floor apartment at 1618 East Gateway Circle early Wednesday led to his arrest. Officers were called to the scene around midnight on a report of a disturbance. The man inside, was alone and yelling and threatening police and…

Body Found at House Fire in South Fargo

FARGO, ND — A body was found in a home where Fargo firefighters were called to an attic fire. They responded to a call to 1123 South University Drive just after noon. Fargo Police are also on the scene. In a Facebook post, Fargo Police said, “Today, at 12:37 p.m., Fargo Officers were dispatched to a structure fire in the…

Five Men In Custody Accused of Causing Damage at Fargo Construction Site

1/6 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/6 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/6 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/6 Show Caption Hide Caption 5/6 Show Caption Hide Caption 6/6 Show Caption Hide Caption FARGO, N.D. — Five men are arrested after police say they broke into a construction zone near NDSU and damaged property. Officers responded to 12th Avenue North and University Drive…