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Central Cass Celebrates Groundbreaking for $26 Million Expansion Project

The project costing $26 million dollars is geared to improve school for students

CASSELTON, ND– Central Cass Public Schools is gearing up to start construction at full force. But, part of building something new means a bittersweet goodbye to the old. “We simply are completely out of room,” said Morgan Forness, Superintendent of Central Cass Public Schools. Central Cass Public Schools celebrated the start of its $26 million  expansion project. “We really needed to…

Casselton Man Arrested for Drugs, Child Endangerment

They seized approximately a half pound of marijuana, multiple pieces of drug paraphernalia, marijuana edibles and around $4,000 cash

1/4 33-year-old Adam Eberhardt was arrested after a search of his house Show Caption Hide Caption 2/4 Edible drug food items allegedly found in Eberhardt’s possession Show Caption Hide Caption 3/4 Edible drug food items allegedly found in Eberhardt’s possession Show Caption Hide Caption 4/4 Edible drug food items allegedly found in Eberhardt’s possession Show Caption Hide Caption CASSELTON, ND —…

Five Arrested in Drug Raid in Casselton

The arrests were the result of a lengthy narcotics investigation involving the Cass County Sheriff's Office and a number of other agencies

1/5 Douglas Blumer, 36 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/5 Nathan Duval, 29 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/5 Phillip Pluskhat, 28 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/5 Brian Pluskhat Sr., 51 Show Caption Hide Caption 5/5 Rebeckah West, 49 Show Caption Hide Caption CASSELTON, N.D. — Five people were arrested in a drug raid on four separate locations in Casselton. Douglas Blumer,…

Four Males Arrested in Alleged Robbery in Casselton

They say the alleged victim and the suspects knew each other

  CASSELTON, N.D. — An alleged robbery in progress just after midnight in Casselton turned out to be an incident involving drugs. Cass County deputies arrested three adults and one juvenile on drug charges. They say the alleged victim and the suspects knew each other. Arrested were 23-year-old Trevin Tate of Mayville, 20-year-old Jacob Devine of Grand Forks and 18-year-old…

Four Arrests After Drug Related Incident In Casselton

Initially reported as a robbery in progress, Cass County deputies quickly tracked down those connected to the incident, and detained them for questioning. 

1/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3 Show Caption Hide Caption CASSELTON, N.D. (KFGO) – Four people are in custody following an early morning incident in Casselton. Initially reported as a robbery in progress, Cass County deputies quickly tracked down those connected to the incident, and detained them for questioning. While the investigation is in its…

House is Lost After Fire Crews Are Called Out for a Second Time

Initial Fire Happened Saturday Afternoon

Casselton fire crews were called back to a house in Wheatland that initially started on fire on Saturday afternoon. Crews returned around 5:30 Sunday morning and found the house fully engulfed in flames. It’s believed some material that was smoldering deep in the insulation reignited the fire. The fire marshal had determined that the initial fire, reported around noon on…

People of Casselton Approve Tax Increase for New Wellness Center

A new community center will soon be built in Casselton, connected to the Central Cass School

  CASSELTON, N.D. — People in Casselton have approved a tax increase for a wellness center. The vote was 307 to 279. A vote extends the city’s sales tax from 1% to 2%. A new community center will soon be built in Casselton, connected to the Central Cass School. The revenue will go towards funding a Wellness Center. The vote…

Building of Wellness Center Might Mean Sales Tax Increase for People of Casselton

The town is voting on a sales tax increase to help fund an expansion of the community center

CASSELTON, N.D. — Casselton could see a new wellness center in the future, but it comes with a price. People will be voting on a sales tax increase to fund the project. “We’re voting to extend our sales tax from one percent to two percent,” said Casselton Mayor Lee Anderson. “Having that one percent would throw a wrench into a lot…

New Video Released in Casselton Train Derailment of 2013

An NTSB investigation puts the blame on a broken axle.

CASSELTON, N.D. — We now know the cause of the 2013 Casselton train derailment and explosion. An NTSB investigation puts the blame on a broken axle. “I just seen a bunch of stuff fly off the switch heater,” said the radio operator in the newly released video of the 2013 train derailment. It’s the crash and explosion that left it’s…

NTSB Determines Axle Failure Caused Casselton Derailment (Video)

NTSB Chairman Christopher Hart says investigators determined that a broken axle from the derailment was caused by a "manufacturing defect."

WASHINGTON – The National Transportation Safety Board has released video taken from the locomotive of an oil train that collided with a derailed grain train near Casselton, ND in Dec. 2013. The NTSB is holding a hearing today to announce the cause of the derailment and to recommend changes in how train components are inspected. NTSB Chairman Christopher Hart says…