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Moorhead Fire Department Offers Safety Tips For Getting Rid Of Fireworks

Fire crews say you should always treat a used firework as if it was still active.

MOORHEAD, MINN. — The Moorhead Fire Department is reminding people of how to dispose of fireworks after using them. Fire crews say you should always treat a used firework as if it was still active. That means handling them carefully and dowsing them in water after use. They say before throwing them away you should leave them in a water…

“Gotham City on steroids” Alexandria Republican describes law enforcement being eliminated

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – State Representative Mary Franson of Alexandria tried to amend the proposed Minnesota Police Accountability Act Thursday night to prevent cities and towns from disbanding their police departments. The Republican referenced a movement within the Minneapolis City Council to do so. Groups in other cities want to defund police by shifting some money from law enforcement’s budgets…

Streets covered for Officer Cody Holte’s procession in Grand Forks

Theisen and his family brought a sign they had left in their window of 639, Cody Holte's badge number.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Countless squad cars, fire trucks and other emergency vehicles made their way down University Avenue in somber moment as a region has lost one of it’s heroes. “It doesn’t happen often and when it does it affects the whole community and watching it all from home and then to come out and watch the processional it’s…

Vergas Community Comes Together For Parade Of Hope

The parade is meant to bring smiles to people's faces sending a message that we are all in this together.

VERGAS, Minn. — At the Parade Of Hope people across the community are coming together in the wake of multiple weeks of shutdown due to the Coronavirus. The parade is meant to bring smiles to people’s faces sending a message that we are all in this together. “Ya know being cooped up in your house not being able to go…

MSUM Faculty Hosting Public Forum On Monday Evening To Discuss Cuts With Public

The Meeting Starts At 5pm On Monday.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — MSUM Faculty Association is hosting a public forum Monday night on the recent decision to cut 11 majors and numerous staff positions. The meeting is meant to give people the chance to voice their opinions on the cuts and also for the staff to report their findings. Association President Matt Craig says they will be meeting with…

Crews Battle West Fargo Barn Fire

WEST FARGO, N.D. – UPDATE: Fire crews are fighting the fire at 3718 2nd Street East in West Fargo. The barn is still on fire and they are expecting to be battling the fire through the night. No one was injured, and there is no cause at this time. The fire started on a working farm in West Fargo. Along…

Fargo Fire Department Holds Graduation Ceremony for 497th Firefighter

Brent Bachmeier spent the last four years at the Cavalier Air Force station

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo Fire Department welcomes Brent Bachmeier, its 497th firefighter, with a graduation ceremony. “I’m ecstatic, I’m incredibly happy that I finally made it. I wanted a job I could feel proud of, a job that I could help a lot of people. I grew up in Fargo, so I wanted to help the community I grew up…

Moorhead Fire Department is Looking to Hire New Firefighter

Applicants should have at least a high school diploma and basic firefighter training

MOORHEAD, Minn. — If you love helping people and serving the community, the Moorhead Fire Department may have the perfect opportunity for you. “There’s a lot of adrenaline, thinking about what’s the best route to get there, is there construction, is there other factors that inhibit our ability to respond,” Mark Olson, a firefighter, said. Those are things he thinks about…

SNEAK PEEK: Law Enforcement Agencies Merge, New Corrections Facility Coming to Moorhead

As the departments make their moves into these two spaces they will continue to put the best interest of the people of Clay County in mind

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The Clay County Sheriff’s Office and the Moorhead Police Department are embarking on a new journey. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen got a sneak peak of the new Joint Law Enforcement Center and the New Correctional Facility. The Clay County Sheriff’s Office and the Moorhead Police Department are merging into one building. “We work so well together, this is…

Fargo Police Taking Applications for New Officers

The next entry level test date is July 30

FARGO, N.D. – The Fargo Police Department is looking to fill seven positions, and you can apply even if you don’t have any experience. “We’ve had airline pilots, we’ve had electricians, people with different backgrounds have different experiences and life experiences that will help contribute to being a good police officer,” Jessica Schindeldecker, public information officer for the department, said….