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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….

New Position Aims to Provide Safety in Fargo Parks: Highlighted After Man is Chased with Machete

The police department is calling Josh Marvig the new park officer and the parks district has given him the title of security coordinator

FARGO, N.D. — A Fargo man was arrested Sunday after chasing a man with a machete in a Fargo park. Police got a call shortly after 9 p.m. to an area near the playground in Lindenwood Park. They say 25–year–old Emmanuel Gartei got into an argument with the man over money. Gartei then went to his car to get a…

Fargo Fire and Police Training at Vacant Apartment Building: Soon to be Demolished

The soon to be demolished building by Xcel Energy, at 11 12th Street North is giving them a place to mirror skills they need to know how to do

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo Fire Department and Police Department are honing in on their skills by practicing real life scenarios inside a vacant apartment building. The soon to be demolished building by Xcel Energy, at 11 12th Street North is giving them a place to mirror skills they need to know how to do. From quick entry and exit…

Fargo-Moorhead Police Departments Celebrate National Donut Day with Jokes on Social Media

FARGO-MOORHEAD – Friday is National Donut Day, and police in Fargo–Moorhead had plenty to smile about on social media, but one department has a difficult case to solve. Moorhead Police says, “You will never guess what’s on our minds today?” West Fargo officers thank Sandy’s Donuts for helping them celebrate the right way. With plenty of donuts of course! Dilworth…

Fire Evacuates Moorhead Apartment Building

MOORHEAD, Minn. – Police evacuated a Moorhead apartment building after flames started in the kitchen of an apartment. It happened around noon Monday on the five hundred block of 30th Avenue South. By the time a crew arrived, police already got the building evacuated. Crews knocked out the flames quickly and one person was checked out by FM Ambulance, but is…

ND Department of Health Touches on Rules of Medical Marijuana Ads

North Dakota Department of Health staff say rules were drafted for their medical marijuana program, effective April 1st of 2018

FARGO, N.D. — Medical marijuana is coming to more states, including North Dakota, but a new study says ads could lead to teens using it for other reasons. North Dakota Department of Health staff say rules were drafted for their medical marijuana program, effective April 1st of 2018. They were aware of potential concerns and risks due to advertising and…