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Fargo Police continue to investigate officer misconduct allegation

The incident under investigation occurred on June 22.

FARGO, N.D.–The Fargo Police Department says the investigation regarding alleged misconduct by two officers will not be completed Friday. The incident under investigation occurred on June 22 in which 26-year-old Larry Pope claims two Fargo police officers illegally stopped, searched and harassed him. Pope was interviewed by Fargo Police on Thursday. Police say several issues that arose during the interview…

LIVE: Home is Where the He(Art) Is

After being stuck at home all these months, a new art exhibit shows us why there's really no place like it.

A new show with a fresh perspective on the place we call home is open for the first time since the pandemic struck, at the Nemeth Art Center in the heart of lakes country. The show, called “Of Course, Where Else” highlights the work of Minnesota and North Dakota-based artists. It gives new interpretations of our upper Midwestern homes at…

North Dakota reports 84 new COVID-19 cases Friday

CASS COUNTY, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Health reports 84 new COVID-19 cases on Friday. Twenty counties report new cases including Burleigh, Cass, Cavalier, Dunn, Grand Forks, McIntosh, Mercer, Morton, Mountrail, Pierce, Ramsey, Richland, Sioux, Stark, Steele, Towner, Traill, Walsh, Ward and Williams Counties. Burleigh County reports the most new cases with 24 and Cass County the second most with…

Fargo attorney Joseph Wetch Jr. appointed to North Dakota Board of Higher Education

Wetch's appointment became effective on July 1.

FARGO, N.D.–Gov. Doug Burgum appointed Fargo attorney Joseph Wetch Jr. to a four-year-term on North Dakota’s Board of Higher Education on Friday. Wetch has been vice president at Serkland Law Firm since 2011 and has provided legal council for Fargo Public Schools and Kindred School District. Burgum said, “Joseph Wetch’s broad experience, collaborative approach and deep knowledge of education law…

Fargo requests North Dakota Attorney General’s Office investigation into former Deputy Chief’s actions

The Attorney General has been requested to refer the matter to the Bureau of Criminal Investigation.

FARGO, N.D.–The City of Fargo has requested the North Dakota Attorney General’s Office conduct its own investigation into former Deputy Chief Todd Osmundon’s actions during the George Floyd protest and riot on May 30. The Fargo Police Department provided all applicable information to the Fargo City Attorney’s Office which then sent the materials to the Attorney General’s Office. The Attorney…

OneFargo and the Fargo-Moorhead Symphony to host tribute for Elijah McClain Friday

The tribute is starts at 7 p.m. at the gazebo in Island Park.

FARGO, N.D.–OneFargo is partnering with members of the Fargo-Moorhead Symphony to honor the life of Elijah Jovan McClain on Friday. Elijah McClain was a 23-year-old massage therapist from Aurora, Colorado. He died after an encounter with police on August 24, 2019. According to OneFargo, an Aurora resident called police to report that McClain was wearing a ski mask and acting…

Two Organizations Team Up To Provide School Supplies To Local Kids

The school supplies will help kids from K through 12 grade.

FARGO, N.D. – It’s a tradition not even COVID-19 could stop Emma Fritel from continuing. “This is one of my favorite days. It’s really fun to do, and I don’t know, I just love it,” says 12-year old Emma Fritel. Every year, the kids from Wiggles and Giggles raise funds to support the United Way of Cass and Clay School Supply…

Colorblind glasses help Moorhead man see life more vibrantly

Daniel Haglund has been red-green colorblind all his life

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Life has started to look a whole lot brighter for Daniel Haglund. For the first time, Haglund was able to see all colors as they are suppose to be seen. “I was anticipating it for my whole life,” said Haglund. “You always want to know what everyone else is seeing, but there is no way to see…

North Dakota Man Fined $74,000 For Poaching Trophy Mule Deer Buck

surveillance at the site caught Cody Davis four months later when he returned to retrieve the severed head

NEW MEXICO — An Arnegard, North Dakota man is ordered to pay $74,000 in restitution for poaching a trophy mule deer buck in northwestern New Mexico. Game and Fish says Cody Davis killed the animal out of season and didn’t have a license. The investigation started in 2015 when game officers found a large headless buck. They put up surveillance…