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The End of an Era: Clay County Sheriff Bill Bergquist Retires After Nearly Four Decades in Law Enforcement

He's been sheriff since 2002

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Clay County Sheriff Bill Bergquist announced his retirement nearly a year ago, and now he’s celebrating the end of that chapter of his life with a retirement party. “I’ve always wanted to be in law enforcement. So I was waiting and waiting until that time when I got to school and I’ve loved it since,” he said. His…

Jason Hicks Touts His Experience in His Campaign For Clay Co. Sheriff

MOORHEAD, Minn. – Among the candidates to replace retiring Clay County Sheriff Bill Bergquist is a longtime detective for the department. Det. Jason Hicks has investigated many of the highest-profile crimes in the county over the past decade. He says he’s looking for a fresh challenge after his lengthy investigations career. “I’d have an advantage because after all this time and…

Clay County Sheriff Will Not Seek Re-election

Bergquist’s law enforcement career has spanned 40 years.

MOORHEAD, MN (KFGO) – Clay County Sheriff Bill Bergquist says his law enforcement career is coming to an end. In an email to his staff, Bergquist said he will not seek another term. Bergquist said “it’s time to think about a slower pace of life and spending more time with my grandchildren, family, and friends. Bergquist’s law enforcement career has…