REAL ID Enforcement Date One Year from Today

A standard driver's license will not be accepted for federal use on October 1, 2020.

MINNESOTA–The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s full REAL ID enforcement date is one year from today. Effective October 1, 2020 anyone 18 years or older wanting to fly within the U.S. or enter a federal facility will need a REAL ID, enhanced driver’s license or ID, passport or another acceptable form of ID. The Minnesota Department of Public Safety says…

AARP Provides Free Document Shredding

Shredding old files is one way to prevent identity theft

FARGO, N.D. — Now that Tax Day is over, you might have cleaned out documents that need to be discarded. AARP hosted a free document shredding event, which helps reduce the risk of identity theft. MinneKota Secure Document Destruction had a truck on–site to shred the documents. Over 600 people came to discard their old files. Organizers say identity theft ranks…

Keystone Opponents Want Access to Documents Related to Project’s Approval

GREAT FALLS, Mont. — Opponents of the Keystone XL oil pipeline want to see emails and other documents related to President Trump’s approval of the project. Canadian environmentalists who have sued to stop the nearly 1200 mile TransCanada pipeline say the documents could bolster their case that Trump’s decision was arbitrary and therefore illegal. Government attorneys say the disputed documents…

Internal Law Enforcement Communication During the Pipeline Protests

The "intel threads," were shared between the FBI, and various state and local law enforcement agencies

NORTH DAKOTA — Other newly filed documents are providing a glimpse into some of the internal law enforcement communication that went on during these protests. The “intel threads,” were shared between the FBI, and various state and local law enforcement agencies. One of the threads mentions a threatening phone call received by former North Dakota First Lady Betsy Dalrymple’s office….

FBI Requesting Return of Documents of Wetterling Case

A judge temporarily blocked the file's release

  STEARNS COUNTY, Minn. — A state court judge has been asked to order that FBI documents related to the Jacob Wetterling investigation be returned to the federal agency. Officials in Stearns County had planned to release the investigative case file after Danny Heinrich confessed to the 1989 abduction and killing of the 11-year-old. But Patty and Jerry Wetterling sued…

Local Business Shreds Sensitive Documents for a Good Cause

Record Keepers offered their document shredding service for a donation to the United Way

FARGO, N.D. — A Fargo business is offering its documents shredding services to help out charities across the Metro. Record Keepers is offering its document shredding services to the public for a donation to United Way of Cass–Clay. The public can bring up to four boxes full of documents or two computer hard drives to shred. The company says the…

“This is Our Baby. This is Our Family”: Read Charges Brought Against Couple in Greywind Case

Read the Charges of the two suspects in the Savanna Greywind Murder Case

  CASS COUNTY, ND — The couple at the center of the Greywind case has been formally charged. Brooke Crews, 38, of Fargo, is charged with conspiracy to commit murder, conspiracy to commit kidnapping and giving false information. William Hoehn, 32, of Fargo, is also charged with conspiracy to commit murder, conspiracy to commit kidnapping and giving false information. Court documents…

Judge Grants Restraining Order for Wetterlings, Blocking Release of Case Documents

Investigators say the file contains more than 100,000 pages of documents

ST. JOSEPH, Minn. — Patty and Jerry Wetterling have been granted a temporary restraining order in keeping documents of their son’s 27-year-old missing person case private. The Wetterlings say they want the information on Jacob’s case to remain private and not be released to the public. The documents were scheduled to be released Monday but a judge granted the restraining order…

ShredFest Helps Hundreds Protect their Identity

A free shredding event was held for the community to get rid of personal information on any documents

FARGO, N.D. — AARP officials say someone’s identity is stolen every two seconds.  They want to make sure it doesn’t happen to you. AARP and the North Dakota Bankers Association offered free shredding for people in the Valley. Iron Mountain set up a truck in a West Acres Mall parking lot to shred documents onsite. People brought personal documents and…