Israeli Company Wants To Run Crop-Surveying Drone Out of Casselton

Would Gather Crop Information Across The Upper Midwest

CASSELTON, N.D. — An international defense and electronics company wants to launch a crop-surveying drone from the Casselton Regional Airport. Airport Authority chairman Bob Miller says the Israeli company, Elbit Systems, would gather crop information across the Upper Midwest that would be analyzed and sold to farmers. Elbit wants to lease hangar space for the large drone it flies, and…

Services Set For Former North Dakota Governor George Sinner

Last Democrat To Serve As Governor of North Dakota

FARGO, N.D. — Funeral services are scheduled for former North Dakota Gov. George Sinner. Sinner was 89 when he died Friday at Eventide in Fargo. The Democrat served two terms as governor from 1985 through 1992. A prayer service will be held Thursday evening from 7 until 9 at Nativity Church of Fargo. The church will hold a funeral mass…

Authorities Release Identity of Casselton Man Killed in Head-On Crash Near Hector International

He died at the scene

1/9 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/9 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/9 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/9 Show Caption Hide Caption 5/9 Show Caption Hide Caption 6/9 Show Caption Hide Caption 7/9 Show Caption Hide Caption 8/9 Show Caption Hide Caption 9/9 Show Caption Hide Caption FARGO, N.D. — Police have released the name of the man killed in a head-on…

Arthur’s Barn Destroyed by Fire, Crews Still on Scene Battling Flames

Firefighters say Johnson's Barn, on State Highway 18, is fully engulfed in flames

1/6 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/6 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/6 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/6 Show Caption Hide Caption 5/6 Show Caption Hide Caption 6/6 Show Caption Hide Caption ARTHUR, ND — Multiple fire crews from Casselton, Arthur, Page, Hunter and other surrounding communities are on scene of a fire north of Arthur. Firefighters say Arthur’s Barn, on State…

Cass County Deputies Tase Naked Casselton Man for Resisting Arrest

Authorities spotted him outside the gas station where they say he resisted arrest and shot him with a Taser

CASSELTON, ND — Cass County deputies used a Taser on a naked man outside a Casselton gas station before taking him into custody. James Decoteau, 23, of Casselton, was arrested for domestic violence and for having an outstanding warrant from Cass County. Deputies responded to a home at about three a.m. but were told Decoteau had already run from the…

RDO Equipment Hosts Fourth Annual “Day of Play”

Kids got the chance to ride John Deere tractors, get an inside look at agricultural life

CASSELTON, ND — One local company is rolling out the top of the line when it comes to play time. RDO Equipment hosted their annual “Day of Play” in Casselton. Kathryn Kingsley’s youngest son is just one of the many kids who gets ecstatic when they see the tractors there. “(He) yells ‘tractor’ and ‘big’ and everything that describes it,”…

Pickup Rammed West Gate at Tharaldson Ethanol Plant

Cass County Authorities Seek Driver

CASS CO., ND — Cass County Sheriff’s authorities have released an image in hopes that you might be able to identify the pickup and its driver. It was around 3 in the morning on June 20th when the dark colored pickup drove through the West Gate at Tharaldson Ethanol Plant in Casselton. The pickup caused significant damage to the gate….

Casselton Heritage Center Damaged After Lightning Strikes Steeple

No word on when repairs will be made

1/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/4 Show Caption Hide Caption CASSELTON, ND — An historic church took a direct hit in last night’s storms. The 130-year-old former St. Stephens Episcopal Church in Casselton was struck by lightning in the storms early in the morning. The building is now the Casselton…

Man Under Arrest After Pulling Knife On Deputies, Kicking and Spitting

23-year old James CJ Decoteau is under arrest and jailed at the Cass County Courthouse.

CASS COUNTY, ND — A man was arrested for kicking and spitting on an unoccupied squad car in Casselton. Cass County Sheriff’s deputies arrested 23 year-old James “CJ” Decoteau just before midnight. They say he yelled obscenities and spit on the vehicle parked at the Casselton Law Enforcement Center. Decoteau pulled out a knife when deputies approached him but he…

Traffic Stop Leads to Five Arrests Near Casselton

All of the suspects were taken to the Cass County Jail

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