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North Dakota surpasses 4,000 positive COVID-19 cases Thursday

CASS COUNTY, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Health reports 99 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday. Nineteen counties report new cases including Benson, Burleigh, Cass, Cavalier, Dickey, Dunn, Grand Forks, McKenzie, Morton, Mountrail, Pembina, Ransom, Richland, Sioux, Stark, Stutsman, Walsh, Ward and Williams Counties. Cass County reports the most new cases with 29 and Burleigh County the second most with 23….

Update: Missing woman located in Fargo

Patricia was recently in Detroit Lakes, but it is unknown if she is currently in that area.

1/2 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Show Caption Hide Caption UPDATE: The Moorhead Police Department says Patricia Edland has been located in Fargo.   MOORHEAD, Minn.–The Moorhead Police Department is asking the public’s help locating a missing woman. Police say 51-year-old Patricia Edland of Moorhead was last seen on Sunday, July 5 in the 1800 block of 20 Street South….

Six people arrested following multiple incidents at south Fargo residence

1/4 Anatael Deristile Show Caption Hide Caption 2/4 Jarvis Teair Williams Show Caption Hide Caption 3/4 Macmason Demarco Terrel Baker Show Caption Hide Caption 4/4 Tarron Lashon Spragging Show Caption Hide Caption FARGO, N.D.–Four adults and two juveniles were arrested after threatening to shoot someone in south Fargo Wednesday night. The Fargo Police Department responded to an apartment in the…

Finalists For West Fargo Police Chief Talk Police Reform & Diversity

Police reform and diversity have become a priority in many conversations.

WEST FARGO, N.D. – Interim Chief Jerry Boyer and Montana State University-Billings Police Chief Denis Otterness got the chance to hear the community voice their concerns. Some of the questions included Having more diversity in law enforcement, police reform and even their talking about their favorite hobbies. Police reform and diversity have become a priority in many conversations between city…

Fargo man faces federal charges for alleged actions during civil unrest

Errick Steven Toa is alleged to have incited violence by obstructing law enforcement and impeding on commerce

FARGO, N.D. — A Fargo man is facing federal charges for his alleged actions during the May 30th civil unrest in downtown Fargo. Errick Steven Toa is being charged with one felony offense because there is probable cause to believe he committed civil disorder. It is alleged that Toa unlawfully obstructed law enforcement and impeded on commerce. During the May…

Severe Weather Creates Severe Damage for Fergus Falls

The severe thunderstorm that ripped through the region early in the morning did some severe damage as well, ripping off massive branches and uprooting trees.

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. – Fergus Falls public works crews were out early this morning, working hard to get the city back in shape. The severe thunderstorm that ripped through the region early in the morning did some severe damage as well, ripping off massive branches and uprooting trees. People here told me that the wind was loud enough to wake…

Storm With Strong Winds Cause Damage Across Devils Lake

Buses and vans had windows blown out and trees are uprooted

Ramsey County Emergency Management/Facebook 1/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/4 Show Caption Hide Caption DEVILS LAKE, N.D. — Damage is widespread across Devils Lake from the overnight storms including a storage building at Roller Field that was knocked down. These pictures shared on social media by Ramsey County Emergency Management….

Grant Program Created To Help Lure Customers Back

The program will help businesses pay for measures to help stop the spread of COVID-19

BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota is taking steps to improve customer confidence to help get the economy back on track. The state is introducing a new Economic Resiliency Grant Program. “We don’t need additional debt,” said Commerce Commissioner Michelle Kommer. “We need our customers to come back to the marketplace. So the ERG was designed to address that challenge. How…

Fargo School Board to Consider Woodrow Wilson, Agassiz Name Change

Wilson and Agassiz are being removed from some buildings for racist policies across the country

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo School Board is considering changes to the names of Woodrow Wilson High School and the Agassiz school building. President Robin Nelson says the topic is gaining steam. Wilson and Agassiz are being removed from some buildings for racist policies. Nelson says they will address the change at the governance committee and decide if it should be…