Author: Joe Radske

Moorhead Police arrest suspect in Wyndmere bank robbery

RICHLAND COUNTY, ND (KVRR) — The woman accused of a bank robbery in Wyndmere, North Dakota is under arrest. Moorhead Police received a tip from a concerned citizen on Monday. The tipster recognized images of the suspect vehicle. Moorhead Police located the vehicle and took the suspect into custody. 43 year old Tessa Jaksa from Moorhead was apprehended by Moorhead…

Republicans in Valley City legislative district seek recall of Republican House member Dwight Kiefert

VALLEY CITY, N.D. (KFGO) – North Dakota Secretary of State Al Jaeger has approved a petition for circulation seeking to recall Republican Representative Dwight Kiefert, of Valley City. The chairman of the sponsoring committee seeking to oust Kiefert, Shane Anderson of Valley City, is a fellow Republican and the party treasurer of District 24, which Kiefert represents. Kiefert says he’s…

Supreme Court: Judgeship to stay in Mandan

BISMARCK (KFGO/KVRR)  – A soon-to-be-vacant South Central District judgeship will stay in Mandan. The North Dakota Supreme Court made that decision following Judge John Grinsteiner plans to retire Aug. 20. When a district judge leaves, the Supreme Court determines whether to keep the judgeship in the present location, move it elsewhere or abolish it. The decision is based on statewide…

Update: Missing Fargo woman located

UPDATE: Police say Daugherty has been located and is safe. ORIGINAL STORY: FARGO (KVRR) – Fargo Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating Karri Daugherty. Daugherty was reported missing July 5 and was last heard from on July 1. Daugherty is 31 years old, 5’5″, 130 lbs, and has blonde hair and blue eyes.  She may be wearing a…

Southern Minnesota officer shoots and kills armed individual

MINNEAPOLIS – An officer in Olivia, Minnesota shot and killed a person the police department said was armed during an “altercation” in an alley early Sunday morning. According to the department, the “armed individual” confronted the officer. The person was taken to a nearby hospital but died there. The department did not identify the officer or the person who was…

Fireworks keep Fargo Police & Fire busy overnight

Fargo, N.D. (KFGO/KVRR) – Fireworks calls have kept the Fargo Fire and Police Departments busy on the 4th of July. Firefighters responded to 15 fires. At least 12 of the fires were fireworks-related.  Two fires were grass fires; three fires were dumpster fires; one was a wood chip fire; and, nine were structure fires. The one fire that caused significant…

Jury selection begins in trial of man accused in shooting death of Grand Forks officer

GRAND FORKS, ND (KVRR) Jury selection begins in the trial for the man charged with killing a Grand Forks police officer and his own mother. Salamah Pendleton is accused of shooting and kiling 29-year-old Officer Cody Holte in an apartment in May 2020 while authorities were serving an eviction notice. Pendleton’s 61-year-old mother was also shot and killed. He is…