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Thank You, Community! Dilworth Police Sending Second Trailer of Donated Supplies to Houston

People who want to donate more items to the station still have time

DILWORTH, Minn. — When police in Dilworth began accepting donations for Hurricane Harvey victims, they expected to fill only one trailer. Officers said they got so many donations, the department is now sending down two trailers full of supplies. In less than two days, thousands of donated items from across the metro began to fill their trailers. They’ve been getting…

Dilworth Police Officers Hauling Donated Supplies to Harvey Victims in Texas

Police Chief Ty Sharpe says bottled water, diapers, groceries, pet food and Walmart gift cards are among the items being accepted

DILWORTH, Minn. — Two people from the Dilworth Police Department plan to take a truck and trailer of supplies to Texas to help victims of Hurricane Harvey. It’s parked at Walmart in Dilworth and it’s filling up fast. Police Chief Ty Sharpe says bottled water, diapers, groceries, pet food and Walmart gift cards are among the items being accepted. Non-perishable…

Two Men Arrested After Exchanging Text Messages Over a Woman

Police said they showed up with a handgun

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Two men were arrested in Moorhead after what police said began as a text message exchange over a woman. Lt. Tory Jacobson said 22-year-old Eddie Darden of Dilworth and 22 year-old Kyler Kleppe of Mayville threatened a man working at a construction site and they were challenged to come to the location. He said they showed up…

Perham Man Arrested for Alleged Assault on Dilworth Officer

Hietala is facing charges of obstruction of the legal process, fleeing on foot and open container

DILWORTH, Minn. — A man wanted for assaulting a police officer in Otter Tail County got into a scuffle with a Dilworth police officer early Wednesday morning. Stephen Hietala, 27, of Perham was pulled over on Highway 10 for a burned out headlight. He twice refused orders to get out of his vehicle and fought with the officer as he…

Pot Case Has Local Ties

More Marijuana Found In Ford Fusions Manufactured In Mexico

More marijuana has been found in Ford Fusions manufactured at a plant in Mexico. Authorities say one-million dollars’ worth of marijuana was found in Ford Fusions shipped to an Ohio dealership. They are now trying to figure out who put the pot in the vehicles and who, apparently, didn’t retrieve it. It was back in March when 217 pounds of…

Police Investigating Body Found in Dilworth Walmart Parking Lot

Sharpe says there were no signs of foul play

  DILWORTH, Minn. — The body of a man was found inside a vehicle in the parking lot of Walmart in Dilworth. Police Chief Ty Sharpe says the store called a towing company to remove the vehicle which had been in the parking lot for several days. As the operator attempted to move the vehicle, he discovered the body covered…

Numerous Memorial Day Events Are Planned Around The Area

Honoring Those Who Died While Serving In Our Armed Forces

FARGO, N.D. — A number of ceremonies are planned for Memorial Day in our area. A short ceremony will be held at 8:45 a.m at Holy Cross Cemetery in Fargo. A ceremony will be held on Veterans Memorial Bridge at 9:15 a.m. Detroit Lakes will hold a Memorial Day Parade at 10. 11 a.m. services are planned in West Fargo,…

Aldi Breaks Ground in Dilworth After a High Demand for the Store

The grocery store known for having affordable food is coming to the Fargo-Moorhead area

DILWORTH, Minn. — A groundbreaking was held this morning in Dilworth for a highly requested grocery store. The metro’s first Aldi grocery store is coming to 34th Street North in Dilworth, near Walmart. The national chain is known for selling common foods and produce at cheaper than usual prices. Dilworth Mayor Chad Olson said this will boost the city’s economy,…

Cass County Sheriff’s Office Searching for Missing Teen

She is currently under the care of Cass County Social Services

  CASS COUNTY, ND — The Cass County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help looking for a missing teen. Fourteen-year-old Lena Deoliveira left Breckenridge on May 9th. She is described as a white female, 5′ 8″ tall, 145 pounds with brown eyes and currently, has bleached blonde hair. Deoliveira was seen in the Dilworth area on the 12th…

Dilworth Police Investigating Possible Overdose Deaths

One overdose death happened on May 2 while the second victim died on Sunday

  DILWORTH, Minn. — Two people have died of suspected drug overdoses, just days apart, in Dilworth. Officers say both victims were men in their 20’s. One overdose death happened on May 2 while the second victim died on Sunday. Red River Dispatch logs show the deaths occurred in houses about a block apart in Dilworth. Autopsies have been done….