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Early Voting In Cass County And Grand Forks To Begin Next Week

Early voting in Minnesota started in late September and the last day is Monday November 5

FARGO, N.D. — Early voting sites for the midterm election open tomorrow in Cass County. You can vote from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. each day Monday thru Friday at the Ramada Inn in Fargo, DoubleTree by Hilton in West Fargo and at the Fargodome. A polling site in Casselton at the Days Inn will be open from Wednesday until Friday…

Two Injured After Collision with Pickup and Semi Near Casselton

Cass County Sheriff's Dept. Sgt. Tim Briggeman says the pickup caught fire.

1/1 Show Caption Hide Caption CASSELTON, ND (KFGO) – A 15 year-old boy and a the driver of a semi hauling fertilizer were taken to a Fargo hospital Wed. morning after a collision at an intersection north of Casselton. Cass County Sheriff’s Dept. Sgt. Tim Briggeman says the pickup caught fire. He says a man who works with the semi-driver…

Driver Dodges Injury after Train Collides with His Trailer Outside Casselton

The driver was issued a citation for care required

CASSELTON, N.D. — A pickup driver wasn’t hurt after a train hit his trailer two miles east of Casselton. Around 8:45 this morning, the Cass County Sheriff’s Office, Casselton Fire Department and rural EMS responded to the scene. While the driver wasn’t hurt, he was issued a citation for care required. The BNSF train was heading westbound when the driver was…

Pickup Driver Escapes Injury After Train Hits Truck

Both the pickup and trailer ended up in the ditch.

1/2 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Show Caption Hide Caption CASSELTON, N.D. (KFGO) – The driver of a pickup escaped injury when a trailer he was pulling was struck by a train at a crossing two miles east of Casselton just before 9 a.m. Wednesday. Both the pickup and trailer ended up in the ditch. The driver was out and…

UPDATE: Missing Casselton Woman Found Safe

41-year-old Kate Kieffer was last seen around noon on Friday

UPDATE June 11, 2018: Kate Kieffer was safely located. The attempt to locate is no longer needed, the Cass County Sheriff’s Office wishes to thank those that assisted. Original story below: CASS COUNTY, N.D. — A Casselton woman has gone missing. Cass County Sheriff’s Office says 41-year-old Kate Kieffer was last seen around noon on Friday near West Acres Mall….

Coach of the Week: Central Cass Softball’s Scott Kost

The Squirrels won the Class-B East Region Tournament this week

CASSELTON, N.D. — In the six full seasons that softball has been sanctioned as a North Dakota high school sport, Central Cass has been a staple in the state final. The Squirrels have finished on top twice and as runners-up three times. The only time they did not make it to the championship game, they finished in third place. Scott…

Central Cass Softball Advances to Region Final

The Squirrels will face Thompson in the Final on Tuesday

CASSELTON, N.D. — Central Cass softball had to work a little come-from-behind magic to keep its East Region title hopes alive. The Squirrels trailed Hillsboro-Central Valley 5-2 before rattling off seven unanswered runs to win 9-5. Central Cass advances to play Thompson, which beat Kindred-Richland 3-0. The final is scheduled for 7:00 on Tuesday. Categories: High School, Top Sports Headlines…

35 Year Old Man Struck And Killed By Semi Truck Near Casselton

A 36 year old semi driver from St. Cloud, who was westbound on I-94, called dispatch around 3:15 a.m. to say he had just struck a pedestrian near the Wheatland exit.

Wheatland, N.D. – A 35 year old man was struck and killed by a semi west of Casselton early Thursday morning. A 36 year old semi driver from St. Cloud, who was westbound on I-94, called dispatch around 3:15 a.m. to say he had just struck a pedestrian near the Wheatland exit. The pedestrian died at the scene. The semi driver…

Fargo Man Convicted Of Attempted Murder Will Be Released From Prison

Blaine Ellis, formerly of Fargo, was convicted of attempted murder in the baseball bat beating of 17-year old Julie Bruce.

FARGO, N.D. (KFGO) – Blaine Ellis will be a free man Thursday. Ellis, formerly of Fargo, was convicted of attempted murder in the baseball bat beating of 17-year old Julie Bruce. The Fargo teen was found unconscious on a gravel road near Casselton on Memorial Day, 1999, suffering serious brain injuries. Her injuries were so severe, investigators had difficulty identifying…

Chase With Speeds Reaching 110 MPH Ends Near Mapleton

Driver was arrested for reckless driving and fleeing a police officer

CASS COUNTY, N.D. — An Omaha, Nebraska man led North Dakota troopers on a high-speed chase in Cass County Saturday night. Thirty-two-year-old Daniel Rosseter was arrested for reckless driving and fleeing a police officer. The highway patrol says around 11:40 p.m., they received a report of a reckless driver on I-94. A trooper located the SUV going more than 110…