Cass County

Cass County Highway Department Seeks Input About Change In Speed Limit

You can vote on the potential increase on the Cass County government website linked below

CASS COUNTY, N.D. — The new speed limit would increase from 55 to 65 miles per hour and would affect paved county highways. A total of 134 miles of highway meet the safety requirements for the potential increase. The Highway Department says the reason for the change is due to requests of rural residents who regularly use these roads. “Our…

North Dakota sets daily record for new COVID-19 cases and tests

BISMARCK, ND – North Dakota’s daily positivity rate moved to just over 5% in Saturday’s report from The Department of Health. Of the 9,603 total tests administered, 468 came back positive. There have now been 15,151 positive tests. Active cases climbed to 2,534 with 191 more reported. Cass County saw 70 positive tests,Ward County 63 and  Burleigh County 61. The…

Two Men Arrested For Numerous Vehicle Break-ins in Fargo

Logan Stenson / Matthew LoganFARGO, N.D. — Two men are linked to several vehicle break-ins in Fargo that stretch back to early June. 28-year-old Logan Stenson of Fargo and 30-year-old Matthew Logan, with no permanent address, face charges. Police say Stenson and Logan are suspected of stealing property from 19 vehicles. Cass County State’s Attorney’s Office will decide on specific…

Cass County Sheriff’s Office to hold Citizens Academy in Fall 2020

The course will span 11 weeks starting on October 20.

FARGO, N.D.–The Cass County Sheriff’s Office will be holding a Citizens Academy this fall. The course will span 11 weeks starting on October 20. It will feature presentations and hands-on training, and be held from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. every Tuesday. Only Cass County citizens who are 18 and older are eligible for the course. Participants may be subject…

Class Clay Alerts Will Provide Quicker Way To Notify Residents Of Emergencies

Cass and Clay County have been using codeRED to provide emergency notifications for the last 15 years.

CASS COUNTY, N.D. and CLAY COUNTY, Minn. –  Starting September 1, there will be a few changes in the way we receive alerts about what is happening in our community. Cass County Alerts will alert residents about severe weather, fire, floods, and other emergencies as well as of road closures and water utility maintenance. Residents will be able to pick…

Pursuit in Cass County Leads to Three Arrests

The sheriff's office says deputies tried to pull the vehicle over at 1:40 a.m.

CASSELTON, N.D. — An early morning pursuit in Cass County leads to the arrests of three men. The Cass County Sheriff’s Office says deputies tried to stop a vehicle at 1:40 this morning. The pursuit ended northeast of Casselton when spike strips stopped the vehicle. The driver, 25-year-old Collin Forthun, of West Fargo, was arrested for multiple charges, including terrorizing….

Bismarck Man Facing Multiple Sex Crime Charges Against 15 Minors

All 15 alleged victims were females in their early teens with each case being a separate incident.

FARGO, N.D. — The U.S. Attorney for North Dakota says 21-year-old Dawson Rouse of Bismarck is facing 27 federal indictments of sexual exploitation of children, the corrosion of sexual exploitation of minors and the creation and transfer of obscene material involving minors. All 15 alleged victims were females in their early teens with each case being a separate incident. With…