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First Responders rescue dog stranded in the icy Sheyenne River in Horace

The rescue was caught on camera by the Cass County Sheriff’s Office.

HORACE, N.D.- “At approximately 8:54 this morning, the 9-11 dispatch in Fargo received a call of a dog that was in the Sheyenne River in the town of Horace,” says Cass County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Craig Keller. “The dog was pretty much in the dead middle of the river. I’d say it was approximately 30 feet from the shoreline. 20…

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…

Wahpeton Man Killed in One-Vehicle Crash

The crash happened on Hwy 9, north of Breckenridge

BRECKENRIDGE, Minn. — A 29-year-old Wahpeton man is dead after a crash on Highway 9 about four miles north of Breckenridge. The Wilkin County Sheriff’s Office says the driver was ejected from the car. Deputies responded to the scene, shortly after 1:30 this morning on a report of a vehicle fire. The man’s name has not been released. Categories: Minnesota…

Four Buildings Demolished After Fire In Downtown Alexandria

The fire reportedly started at Raapers Eatery & Ale.

ALEXANDRIA, Minn. – “We were paged at 4:34 this morning for a downtown building apartment fire. A tenant had smoke coming into his apartment,”  Chief Jeff Karrow, from the Alexandria Fire Department says. To prevent the fire from spreading, crews had to demolish businesses within the block which included RM Tattoo, Raapers Eatery & Ale, Charlie’s Bazaar and Little Darlings…

Three People Dead, One Deputy Injured in Nevis Shootings

The deputy has been treated for non-life threatening injuries

NEVIS, Minn. — Three people are dead after shootings across multiple locations in Nevis. Thursday night before 8, Hubbard County deputies responded to a shooting at a home, which is also a daycare, on the 100 block of Paul Bunyan Trail. They say there was a dead woman outside the home, and an armed suspect left in the woman’s car. Another…

Candidates for Cass County Sheriff Discuss their Platforms Ahead of the Primary Elections

Throughout the next few months, both men are going to continue to show their dedication for Cass County

CASS COUNTY, N.D. — In November Cass County will have a new Sheriff in town and the race is between Jesse Jahner and Mike Kjera. After 20 years with the Cass County Sheriff’s Office, Jesse Jahner says he is ready to lead the department. “I’d be a voice for the people, the people elect the sheriff so to me it…

Bemidji Man Facing Attempted Murder Charges After House Fire

Crews arrived at the house to flames and heavy smoke

  BEMIDJI, Minn. — A Bemidji man faces charges of attempted murder and arson after a fire near Bemidji. Damian Smith, 20, was arrested at the scene Monday night. Beltrami County deputies say Smith was acting strangely. He was taken to the hospital for treatment of exposure to smoke before he was booked into jail. Crews arrived at the house…

New Details Released in Officer-Involved Shooting in Becker County

Minnerath is still recovering in a Fargo hospital

  BECKER COUNTY, Minn. — More details have been released in the officer-involved shooting in Becker County that left a suspect wounded after a high speed chase on Highway 10. Dean Minnerath, 55, was shot by two Becker County deputies on September 28 after they say he got out of his vehicle with a military-style rifle and refused to put…

Two Arrested After High Speed Chase Through Cass & Clay Counties

Clay County deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle about 10 miles south of Moorhead late Monday night

  CASS COUNTY, ND — Two people were arrested after a high speed chase that started in Clay County and ended in southern Cass County. Hayley Jensen, 22, is in the Clay County Jail on fleeing charges. Her passenger, 26-year-old Michael Kunert, is in jail in Wapheton on outstanding warrants. Clay County deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle about 10…

Cass County Deputies Tase Naked Casselton Man for Resisting Arrest

Authorities spotted him outside the gas station where they say he resisted arrest and shot him with a Taser

CASSELTON, ND — Cass County deputies used a Taser on a naked man outside a Casselton gas station before taking him into custody. James Decoteau, 23, of Casselton, was arrested for domestic violence and for having an outstanding warrant from Cass County. Deputies responded to a home at about three a.m. but were told Decoteau had already run from the…