Author: Kendra Johnson

Police Respond to Armed Robbery at Dilworth Liquor Store

More information is expected to be released Tuesday.

DILWORTH, Minn.–Police responded to reports of an armed robbery at Trax Liquors at approximately 9:45 p.m. on Monday. When officers arrived the suspect had fled and is still be sought. More information is expected to be released Tuesday. Categories: Crime, Local News, Minnesota News Tags: armed robbery, dilworth, liquor store, police, Trax Liquors

American Crystal Ends Red River Valley Sugar Beet Harvest

The co-op has five processing plants in the Red River Valley.

MOORHEAD, Minn.–American Crystal Sugar has already ended its fall sugar beet harvest in the Red River Valley. The Moorhead-based cooperative ended its harvest on Saturday. American Crystal has not released the number of acres that were not harvested. The co-op has five processing plants in the Red River Valley. Melting water from an early snow last month has aggravated flooding…

Monday Match: Amy and Jaelyn

Amy and Jaelyn have been matched for three and a half years.

It’s time for our Monday match this morning, highlighting Bigs and Littles paired through Big Brothers Big Sisters of The Village Family Service Center. This week’s match is Amy and Jaelyn. Amy and Jaelyn have been matched for three and a half years. They have gone to Trollwood Performing Arts School plays, movies, The Red River Zoo, bowling, out for…

Jamaican Lottery Scam Victim Waiting for Full Restitution

As of now, Edna has only received three checks totaling $287.

HARVEY, N.D. – A 90-year-old woman who was scammed out of her life savings by a Jamaican lottery scam wants all of her $400,000 back. Edna Schmeets, of Harvey, was the victim whose case launched what became the first large-scale Jamaican lottery scam case prosecuted in the U.S. All 31 defendants have been prosecuted, including 14 Jamaican nationals who were…

Water Reservoirs Create Hazardous Ice Conditions on James River

The ice conditions would make any rescue attempt nearly impossible.

JAMESTOWN, N.D.–Stutsman and LaMoure County officials are advising the public to stay off the James River for the entirety of the 2019-2020 winter. The continued releases from the Jamestown and Pipestem Reservoirs are expected to create unstable and hazardous ice conditions. Officials say fluctuating water levels beneath the ice will leave voids between the ice and the water surface. The…

Shooting Leaves 1 Dead, Another Wounded in Williston

Officials say the victim who died is a 19-year-old Williston man.

WILLISTON, N.D.–Police say they have arrested a suspect in a shooting in Williston that left one man dead and another critically injured. Authorities say a 17-year-old male was taken into custody about 4 a.m. Monday. He’s being held on possible murder charges. Police responded to a report of gunshots about 8:30 p.m. Sunday and found the two victims behind a…

North Dakota Trooper Hurt When 2 Vehicles Hit Squad Car

Mugan was treated at a hospital for minor bruises.

MIINTO, N.D.–A North Dakota state trooper has escaped serious injury when two vehicles struck his squad car on an icy interstate. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says the crash happened Friday night on Interstate 29 in Walsh County. Trooper Ryan Mugan had his emergency lights turned on when he stopped at a crash. The driver of a car lost control…

West Fargo School Officials Conclude Investigation of School Shooting Threat

The student will be kept out of school until a reentry plan can be established.

WEST FARGO, N.D.–West Fargo school officials say threats made by a Cheney Middle School student pose no direct threat to students or staff. School officials and law enforcement conducted an investigation after a group of students at Cheney spoke to the school’s administration  about threats they were hearing from the student on Wednesday. The student’s family was cooperative during the…

Legislature Aims to Fix Audit Law Requiring Criminal Probe

Gallion says he's not opposed to making some "adjustments'' in the law.

BISMARCK, N.D.–North Dakota legislative leaders say they will fix laws that require criminal investigations into some audit findings that may be the result of an unintentional mistake. Republican Senate Majority Leader Rich Wardner calls it an “issue that needs to be resolved.” Wardner says the solution could be as easy as amending language within existing laws to allow for more…

Minnesota Retail Pharmacies to Close as Industry Shrinks

About 300 workers will lose their jobs.

ST. PAUL, Minn.–Minnesota health care provider HealthPartner says it will close 30 of its retail pharmacies next year amid a broader shrinking of the industry. About 300 workers will lose their jobs as a result of the closures. The company, which sells health insurance and also runs hospitals and clinics, declined to comment to the radio station. The retail pharmacy…