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WATCH LIVE: Department of Public Safety to discuss driver’s manual update on motorists with firearms

ST. PAUL, Minn.–The Minnesota Department of Public Safety is holding a news conference at 1:15 p.m. to inform drivers and law enforcement of an update to the driver’s manual that covers traffic stops. The update specifically provides information about what to expect when a driver has a firearm. The DPS will be joined by Valerie Castile, Philando Castile’s mother. Valerie…

Fargo man arrested after chasing woman with knife

FARGO, N.D.–A Fargo man was arrested Monday morning after chasing a woman with a knife in the 1600 block of 32 Avenue South. The Fargo Police Department says the victim saw her ex-boyfriend, 52-year-old Timothy Lightfoot, in the passenger seat of her vehicle at approximately 12:57 a.m. When the victim approached the vehicle, Lightfood got out holding a knife and…

North Dakota reports 33 new COVID-19 cases Monday

CASS COUNTY, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Health reports 33 new COVID-19 cases and no new deaths Monday. Ten counties report new cases including Barnes, Burleigh, Cass, Cavalier, Grand Forks, Ransom, Steele, Stutsman, Traill and Walsh Counties. Cass County reports the most new cases with 17 and Burleigh County the second most with six. North Dakota’s COVID-19 numbers: 3,849 positive…

16-year-old boy dies in ATV rollover in Polk County

Olson was pronounced deceased at the scene.

FERTILE, Minn.–A 16-year-old boy has been identified as the victim in an ATV rollover crash that occurred on July 2. The Polk County Sheriff’s Office says Jude Walter Olson of Fertile was on 435th Street SW in Fertile at approximately 5:53 p.m. when he lost control of the ATV and struck a tree. First responders performed life saving measures, but…

Judge orders Dakota Access pipeline shut down pending review

The pipeline has been carrying oil for three years.

FARGO, N.D. (AP)–A federal judge has ordered the Dakota Access pipeline to shut down until more environmental review is done. The pipeline has been carrying oil for three years. But U.S. District Judge James Boasberg said in April that the pipeline remains “highly controversial” under federal environmental law and a more extensive review was necessary than the environmental assessment that…

City of Hunter to begin flushing hydrants Tuesday

HUNTER, N.D.–The City of Hunter will be flushing hydrants throughout town on Tuesday. Crews will start working on the West end of town and move east. Hunter residents are encouraged to run cold water through the faucets until the water runs clear. Categories: Local News Tags: City of Hunter, faucets, FLUSHING, HYDRANTS

West Fargo man airlifted to hospital after being pulled from Lake Melissa

Binstock's condition is not known at this time.

LAKE VIEW TOWNSHIP, Minn. — A West Fargo man was rescued and airlifted to a St. Cloud hospital after being pulled from Lake Melissa on Saturday. Becker County Sheriff’s Office says 21-year-old Cody Binstock dove off a dock and never resurfaced. Binstock’s brother managed to pull him from the water and perform life saving measures. First responders continued life saving…

Fergus Falls Runner Keeps Community Connected Through Virtual Races

Arne Robertson says with a lack of opportunity to race he decided to take a step in another direction

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — COVID-19 has caused shutdowns of 5Ks, 10Ks, and marathons across the country. Arne Robertson, a runner himself says with a lack of opportunity to race he decided to take a step in another director to keep the spirit going. “Ya know I did a virtual race for one of my friends and I thought this might…

Cass County Sheriff’s Office Employee On Administrative Leave

A Facebook post many have found offensive

FARGO, N.D. — Cass County Sheriff Jesse Jahner says an employee has been placed on administrative leave over a Facebook post many have found offensive. The post is by a Cass County Sheriff’s Office Non-licensed Correctional employee. It has drawn the attention of Native Lives Matter and many others. Jahner says his office does not condone the behavior or comments,…