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Dilworth Police Officer Hurt in Head-On Crash, Returns to Shift

DILWORTH, Minn. – A Dilworth Police officer is the definition of dedication. Officer Elias Hoversten’s squad car was hit head–on. He went to the hospital and then returned to work. Chief Ty Sharpe says Officer Hoversten suffered a twisted arm, cracked neck, hurt his knee and received chemical burns. On its Facebook page, the department says “They build them tough in…

Film at the Fargo Theatre Serves an Appetizer for the Northern Plains Food and Farming Conference

Chef Dan Barber is in the film and will also be the keynote speaker at this year's conference

FARGO, N.D. — In preparation for the Northern Plains Food and Farming Conference, a movie starring a special chef is shown at the Fargo Theatre. The Northern Plains Sustainable Agriculture Society invited people to a free showing of “Wasted! The Story of Food Waste”. Chef Dan Barber is in the film and will also be the keynote speaker at this…

Fargo Police Chief Wins Highest Honor From Alma Mater Oak Grove Lutheran School

Chief Todd says he is humbled for receiving this award, but says he owes it to his past teachers for receiving this recognition

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo Police Chief David Todd has received the Living the Mission Award from his High School Alma Mater. Chief Todd says he is humbled for receiving this award, but says he owes it to his past teachers for receiving this recognition. “Oak grove is a special place to me. The teachers there are really compelled by the…

Dep. Chief Confirmed To Become Next Police Chief In Moorhead

Shannon Monroe is a 24-year veteran of the department and has served as deputy police chief since 2008

MOORHEAD, Minn. – Shannon Monroe will be the next police chief in Moorhead. The city council agreed with the city manager’s recommendation to hire Monroe at a meeting Monday night. He is a 24-year veteran of the department and has served as deputy police chief since 2008. Fargo Police Lt. Jason Nelson was also in the running. City Manager Christina Volkers…

Detroit Lakes Police Chief Steve Todd Accused of Choking 12-Year-Old Boy

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – Law Enforcement is investigating assault allegations against Detroit Lakes Police Chief Steve Todd. Detroit Lakes Police call logs show officers responded to an assault call at 7:04 PM on June 20th. A witness said their 12-year-old son was choked by a person at the Washington Park ball fields. Chief Todd says in a statement, “On Wednesday, June 20th…

Moorhead’s Police Chief Set To Retire in July

MOORHEAD, Minn. After a 40 year career in law enforcement, Moorhead’s Police Chief announces it’s time for him to retire. David Ebinger first served as an officer in Little Rock, Arkansas for 28 years. He was hired as the Chief of Moorhead’s Police Department 12 years ago. He says one of the reasons he took the job is because his…

West Fargo Police Lieutenant, Former Chief Candidate Resigns

It has been a rocky year for the force

  WEST FARGO, ND — A candidate for the top job at the West Fargo Police Department has decided to resign three months after he didn’t get the job. Lieutenant Duane Sall turned in his resignation early last month after 25 years with the department. In his resignation letter, Sall said it was in the best interest of his family,…

West Fargo PD Leaders Get Reviewed: Janke Expands the Department

In his first 100 days, Chief Heith Janke is restructuring the leadership workflow and adding new positions

WEST FARGO, ND — Leaders of the West Fargo Police Department were anonymously reviewed by employees. This about four months after Police Chief Heith Janke replaced former Chief Mike Reitan who was under fire for creating a hostile work environment. In a request for more sergeants from the city of West Fargo, Chief Janke outlined the department’s faults. “We set…

Detective at Center of Controversial Arrest of Nurse is Asking to Keep His Job

Payne's attorney argues while the detective could have handled things better, it should not end with his termination.

  SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — It was the viral video that shocked the health care world. The detective at the center of the controversial arrest of a Utah nurse who refused to do a blood draw on an unconscious patient is begging to keep his job. Salt Lake City detective Jeff Payne has been on administrative leave since police…