Minnesota Legislature Takes Action On Felon Voting & Puts Sports Betting Back On The Agenda

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Senate moved Tuesday to restore voting rights to convicted felons as soon as they get out of prison instead of continuing to require them to complete their parole before they can cast a ballot. The Senate took up the “Restore the Vote” bill less than a week after the Minnesota Supreme Court upheld…

Felon Heading To Turn Himself In Pulls Gun And Shoots Himself

The driver was not hurt but was taken to the Swift County Benson hospital

BENSON, Minn. — A man on his way to turn himself in at the Swift County Jail pulls out a gun and shoots himself. The sheriff’s office got a 911 call from the driver of a car that 62-year-old Bernard Drivdahl was a passenger in. The vehicle stopped about two miles east of Benson, Minnesota on Monday night and Drivdahl…

Man Charged With Manslaughter In Hunting Death Appears In Court

Morris Dodd Jr. appeared for a hearing and will be back in court on January 7

BECKER COUNTY, MN — An Ogema, Minnesota man arrested in the shooting death of former Lake Park Police Chief Jay Nelson appears in court. 54-year-old Morris Dodd Jr. appeared for a hearing and will be back in court on January 7. He remains in custody in Becker County. Dodd faces 2nd degree manslaughter and felon in possession of a firearm charges….

DAPL Protester Reaches Plea Deal

Prosecutors will drop a more serious count of discharge of a firearm during a felony crime of violence

  CASS COUNTY, N.D. — Red Fawn Fallis has pleaded guilty to civil disorder and gun possession by a felon. The Denver woman will avoid a trial after she was accused of firing a gun three times in October 2016 at the Dakota Access pipeline protest in Morton County, North Dakota. No one was hurt. Prosecutors will drop a more…

Shooting and Standoff With SWAT Team Ends With Two Arrests

Police Found Multiple Bullet Holes In Apartment Doors

FARGO, ND — Two people have been arrested in connection with a shooting at an apartment building in south Fargo shortly after 11 o’clock Sunday night. 31-year-old Jessica Kristianson barricaded herself, along with 31-year-old James Parks of Barnesville, inside her apartment in the 3500 block of 11th Street South. Police found multiple bullet holes in her door and in the…

F5 Project Helps Felons Readjust To Society

Project Helps Inmates Rebuild Their lives On The Outside

FARGO, ND — A Fargo man wants to show that former criminals aren’t castoffs. He’s dedicated to showing the value, determination, and hustle of felons while helping them rebuild their own lives right here in our region. His efforts are getting noticed more and more, and more and more people are claiming he’s helping to save their lives. It’s Wednesday…