CLAY COUNTY

High speed pursuit leads to arrest in Cass County

Authorities arrest Brandon Jacobson, 23, of Fargo

CASS COUNTY, N.D. — A Fargo driver gets arrested after leading authorities on a high speed pursuit. Twenty-three-year-old Brandon Jacobson was driving in Clay County when he fled into Cass County. A North Dakota State Trooper caught up with Jacobson south of Horace on Highway 10 and spikes were used to stop the vehicle. Jacobson lost control and rolled in…

Dilworth Police looking for man connected to shooting that left another injured

Police say this is an isolated incident and say there is no danger to the public.

DILWORTH, Minn. – Police continue to search for a man involved in an apartment shooting. An argument between two men early Thursday morning at a Dilworth apartment leaves one injured in the hospital as the other fled the scene. Officers responded to the 202 block of 5th Street Northwest at around 7:35. “When the officers arrived on scene, they found…

Sheriff: Minnesota’s new pandemic restrictions are ‘big government overstep’

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – A northwestern Minnesota sheriff says Gov. Tim Walz’s latest executive order, which limits the size of private gatherings would be difficult to enforce. The order restricts all social gatherings in Minnesota, including private events, to 10 people or less.  It also bans gatherings involving members of more than 3 households, regardless of the size of the…

Minnesota reports more than 3,000 new COVID-19 cases and 18 deaths Friday

Clay County accounts for 2,591 of the total positive cases and 45 of the total deaths.

CLAY COUNTY, Minn.–The Minnesota Department of Health reports 3,165 new COVID-19 cases and 18 new deaths on Friday. Eighty-four counties report new cases. Hennepin County reports the most new cases with 631 and Ramsey County the second most with 226. A total of 18 deaths were reported between the ages of 55 and 99. The deaths came from 12 different…

Minnesota reports more than 2,800 new COVID-19 cases and 32 deaths Thursday

Clay County accounts for 2,529 of the total positive cases and 44 of the total deaths.

CLAY COUNTY, Minn.–The Minnesota Department of Health reports 2,849 new COVID-19 cases and 32 new deaths on Thursday. Eighty-four counties report new cases. Hennepin County reports the most new cases with 493 and Ramsey County the second most with 249. A total of thirty-two deaths were reported between the ages of 55 and 100. The deaths came from 18 different…

Health officials: Cass Co. sees highest number of active Covid-19 cases since May

FARGO-MOORHEAD – Sanford Health officials say Fargo hospitals have the highest level of patients for the coronavirus since May, but they say there is still plenty of capacity. Active COVID-19 cases in Cass County are at about 550, the same peak they were in late May in early June according to Fargo Cass Public Health. Clay County has about 200…

Three Day COVID-19 Testing Event Starts at Moorhead Armory

Moorhead tries to get ahead of the recent spike in Minnesota COVID cases and holds free test for the public.

MOORHEAD, Minn. – Three days of free COVID-19 testing is underway at the Moorhead Armory. Health officials want to get more people in the area tested for the virus. By noon Tuesday, they had already had 80 people stop by to get tested. Minnesota Department of Public Health is hoping they can test more young people before they get the…

Clay County Commission Approves Sheriff’s Office Buying Body Cameras

The board unanimously approved the department up to 50,000 dollars to buy 22 cameras.

CLAY COUNTY, Minn. –  The Clay County Board of Commissioners allows the sheriff’s office to move forward with purchasing body cameras after getting public input. Clay County will soon be equipping deputies with body cameras. The public response was overwhelmingly positive. “I fully support any technology that protects our police from false accusations,” read Clay County Sheriff mark Empting. “This…

Cleanup Week begins Monday

People can dispose of tires, appliances and other large items for free

FARGO-MOORHEAD — Cleanup Week for cities across the metro begins Monday. Those living in Fargo, West Fargo and Clay County can toss out larger items they no longer need. This year, the pickup schedule will match each household’s recycling collection day. Unwanted items should be set out before 7 a.m. Two appliances and up to four tires and rims will…