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DAPL Protests Costing Local N.D. Taxpayers, State $33 Million

Nine states have provided support to law enforcement

  MORTON COUNTY, N.D. — Authorities have spent 188 days at the protest camps at an estimated cost to state and local taxpayers of nearly $33 million. That cost has been broken down to $25 million for personnel needs such as paying salaries and other staff, $3.6 million for travel, per diem and housing and $4.3 million for supplies and…

F-M Ambulance Wants The Community To Learn CPR

Save-A-Life Saturday was held at West Acres Mall to teach The Importance Of CPR

FARGO, N.D. — F-M Ambulance says someone dies from cardiac arrest every 90 seconds. Save-A-Life Saturday at West Acres Mall taught people all about CPR. F-M Ambulance says only 33 percent of cardiac arrest victims in the F-M area receive immediate lifesaving CPR, which can double or even triple a victim’s chance of survival. One speaker spoke about how learning…

F-M Ambulance Recognizes Three Strangers Who Saved Motorist on I-29

A man went into cardiac arrest on the highway where three drivers pulled over to help

CASS COUNTY, N.D. — One Fargo man has three people to thank for giving him another shot at life. Mark Dammann says December 9th was a normal day for taking a drive down south on I-29. “I had no inclination I was going to have a heart attack,” said Mark. He says he was in the holiday spirit with plans…

Lost California Couple Headed to North Dakota Casino Arrested at DAPL Protest Site

Couple headed to Prairie Knights Casino arrested after traffic stop

  MORTON COUNTY, N.D. — A couple from California quickly found out they were on the wrong road. They were stopped on Highway 1806 near the Dakota Access pipeline protest and officers uncovered marijuana, drug paraphernalia, over $7,000 in cash and three high capacity magazines for AR15-style rifles. The driver, 29-year-old Douglas Dias of Santa Rosa, California, said they were…

Man Identified in Sanford Hospital Bomb Threat

Joshua Ourada was booked into Cass County jail, accused of three felonies

A Fargo man is in Cass County jail tonight charged with bringing an explosive device into Sanford Emergency Center. After last night’s events, Joshua Ourada is accused of three felonies. Sanford Hospital released a statement saying a man was brought to their emergency center and was in possession of a potentially explosive device. Fargo Police say they were initially called…

Rapid City Police Investigating Motel Homicide

Police say they found a man in his 30s at the Dakota Rose Inn on Monday.

  Police in Rapid City are investigating a homicide at a motel. Officers were called to the Dakota Rose Inn about 8 p.m. Monday where they found the body of 30-year-old Jeremy Little . Police say a knife was apparently used in the homicide. Nathan Chase, Jr., 25, from Rapid City was arrested and police believe they knew each other….

Fargo Police Make Arrest in Casey’s General Store Robbery

This isn't the first time Dida has been in trouble with the law

Fargo Police have made an arrest in an armed robbery of a gas station in December. Valeri Dida, 25, was taken into custody and charged with the robbery of Casey’s General Store. Dida allegedly entered the gas station at 2202 25th Street South and pointed a gun at an employee and demanded money. The employee said the suspect got away…

U.S. Senator Heitkamp Speaks Out About Alleged Death Threats

U.S. Senator Heitkamp won't let threats keep her from public appearances

WEST FARGO, N.D. — U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp spoke with KVRR for the first time about the threat against her life which put Kevin Olson in federal custody. Olson is accused of sending emails to Heitkamp in which he threatens to shoot her in the head. Heitkamp said this isn’t the first threat like this she’s received, although most past…

86-Year-Old Sentenced in Child Porn Case

Each of the 10 counts carried a possible 5 year prison sentence

An 86-year old Grand Forks man has been sentenced to two-years in prison for possessing child porn. Roger Whaley was charged with ten counts of possession of certain prohibited material. Whaley faced five years on each count but the judge suspended three years and ordered the sentences to run concurrently. He was also given credit for time served. Grand Forks…

Fargo Man Charged with Making Death Threats Against Senator Heitkamp

Kevin Olson threated to shoot Heidi Heitkamp in the head and was arrested Tuesday morning

A Fargo man is behind bars and charged with making a death threat against Senator Heidi Heitkamp. The Red River Valley SWAT team worked with U.S. Capitol Police and tracked down 55-year-old Kevin Olson. Olson was arrested at his house on the 1600 block of 51st Street South in Fargo. He’s been charged with mailing threatening communications and is in…