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First Responders in Grand Forks Take Part in Active Shooter Drill

The scenario was as realistic as possible

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — First responders in Grand Forks carried out an active shooter drill they’ve been planning for months. “The benefit of not knowing as much information in regards to the scenario is that’s how it would be in real life. We have to figure out what is going on and ascertain the issue, figure out what resources we…

Emergency Responders Hold Active Shooter Drill in West Fargo

Sanford and Essentia also took part in the exercise

WEST FARGO, N.D. — If you saw a lot of first responders around Liberty Middle School this morning, there’s nothing to worry about. It was just a training exercise. Fifteen agencies from the area practiced what would happen in the event of an active shooter. First responders take into account mass shootings happening nationwide when they planned the exercise. Some…

West Fargo First Responders Take Part in Active Shooter Drill

Police, fire, ambulance, and the school district were all involved in the full-scale exercise

WEST FARGO, N.D. —┬áIf you saw emergency vehicles at West Fargo High School Tuesday morning, no need to worry: it was all for a drill. Police, fire, ambulance, and the school district were all part of a full scale exercise involving an active shooter. Police say this is the first time something like this has been done involving all the…

Airport Disaster Exercise Planned For Tuesday At Hector International

Training Also Planned at Mark Andrews International Airport in Grand Forks

FARGO, N.D. — Sirens will be blaring and lights will be flashing at Hector International Airport Tuesday morning but do not worry, it’s just a drill. A full-scale airport disaster exercise will be held beginning at 9 a.m. It’ll be similar to one held back in 2015. The exercise is conducted every three years to meet FAA requirements. It provides…

Law Enforcement Encouraging People to Participate in Active Shooter Training

The sheriff says he and his staff have done about 70 presentations and he wants the number one takeaway for people to be "react, don't freeze." KMSP Fox 9 reporter Paul Blume reports from Barron County, Wisconsin

BARRON COUNTY, Wis. — A Wisconsin sheriff is encouraging active shooter training after Sunday’s massacre at a Texas church. The shooting took the lives of 25 people and an unborn child. “If the shooter is not by you, you should always run,” said Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald, who is with Barron County in Wisconsin. “Run is what we teach.” Sheriff Fitzgerald…

Law Enforcement Holding Active Shooter Drill at New Sanford Hospital

The drill will allow teams to test capabilities and procedures and prepare for a real-life crisis to better serve the community

  FARGO, ND — Sanford’s new medical center will be swarming with law enforcement officers on Tuesday. An active shooter drill will be held starting at 8 a.m. Local hospitals, law enforcement agencies and emergency responders will participate. The drill will allow teams to test capabilities and procedures and prepare for a real-life crisis to better serve the community. Construction…

Grand Forks International Airport to Conduct Active Shooter Drill

It'll be held in the Byron L. Dorgan Passenger Terminal starting at 9 a.m

  GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Grand Forks International Airport will be swarming with law enforcement Wednesday morning. Grand Forks Police and airport staff will be conducting an active shooter drill. It’ll be held in the Byron L. Dorgan Passenger Terminal starting at 9 a.m. The training is for terminal tenants and airport staff to help them know what to do…

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Tornado Drills Occurring in North Dakota and Minnesota

Meteorologist Scott Sincoff gives Severe Weather Awareness tips for Minnesota Severe Weather Awareness Week and gives information about upcoming tornado drills: Categories: Community, Weather Blog, Weather Notes Tags: drill, minnesota, north dakota, severe, severe weather, severe weather awareness week, thunderstorm, tips, TORNADO, Warning, watch