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Fargo Leaders Consider Lifting Ban on Home Sales of Guns

Fargo commissioners have sent the law to the city planning staff and law enforcement.

FARGO, N.D.–City leaders in Fargo are considering a change to an ordinance that restricts selling firearms and ammunition from home. City Commissioner Tony Gehring says the state has no restrictions on it and if there is no good reason for the law enacted in 2001, it should be fixed. Gun shop owner Duane Spooner welcomes the potential change and doesn’t…

Moorhead Hosts Annual Gun Show

This is the 5th year the group has held the show

MOORHEAD, MINN — Gordon Anderson or “Gordy” is a trucker and Federally Licensed gun seller in Detroit Lakes. “You know it’s fun if I had to make a living out of it. I would starve to death, but I just enjoy doing it,” Anderson said. He, like dozens of others, is setting up shop for the weekend at the Moorhead…

Lawmaker to Introduce Bill to Allow Guns on ND Capitol Grounds

North Dakota has had a policy against carrying firearms on the state Capitol grounds since 1989.

BISMARCK, N.D.–A North Dakota lawmaker says he will aim to ensure firearms are legal on the state Capitol grounds after a pro-gun rally he hosted there drew some supporters who were probably packing heat. Bismarck Republican Rep. Rick Becker says he will introduce legislation to change the policy when the Legislature reconvenes in 2021. Dozens attended the “Shall Not Be…

Grand Forks Couple Arrested During Drug Task Force Investigation

Brian Jones and Nakia Jones were taken into custody after a search of their home

GRAND FORKS, ND — The Grand Forks Narcotics Task Force arrested a couple suspected of distributing meth and possessing marijuana. 40-year-old Brian Jones and 31-year-old Nakia Jones were taken into custody after a search of their home uncovered more than three pounds of meth, marijuana, drug paraphernalia, firearms and nearly nine-thousand dollars in cash. The couple faces a number of drug…

Nearly 30 People Arrested After Massive Drug Investigation

large amounts of meth, prescription opiates, butane hash oil, high grade marijuana and cash were seized

Lance Schoeber & Jacqueline SchoeberHUBBARD COUNTY, Minn. — A massive drug investigation in Hubbard County has resulted in nearly 30 arrests. The two most serious arrests were Lance and Jacqueline Schoeberl for 1st Degree Controlled Substance Sales. Two dozen others faced lower level charges. The focus of the investigations included people that sell and/or distribute methamphetamine and prescription drugs in…

Fort Totten Man Sentenced in Police Chase, Shooting Case

A trooper tried to pull TwoHearts over on I-29 on February 2, 2017

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The man who shot at officers during a chase that started near Grand Forks last February is headed to prison. Daniel TwoHearts, 24, of Fort Totten, has been sentenced to 25 years in prison on drug trafficking and firearms charges. A trooper tried to pull TwoHearts over on I-29 on February 2, 2017. His vehicle was…

Police Want to Make Sure the Public Keeps their Firearms Safe at Home

According to the CDC, 19 children are killed or injured every day due to gunshot wounds.

FARGO, N.D. —  If your family owns firearms, authorities want to make sure you store them safely. This past weekend, a five–year–old boy accidentally shot his three–year–old sister in Deer Creek, Minnesota. According to local authorities, the five–year–old got possession of the family’s .22 caliber rifle. Officers say that keeping guns as secure as possible is only one part of…

Constitutional Carry: Loaded Firearms Not Allowed in Vehicles

A new law in North Dakota does not allow loaded guns in vehicles for people without a permit

BISMARCK, ND — A North Dakota representative said oversight in the new constitutional carry law prohibits loaded firearms inside vehicles. People can still have a firearm in their vehicle as long as it is not loaded with any active shells. According to the law’s text, anyone in violation of this could be charged with a class B misdemeanor. North Dakota…

Mantador Woman Charged After Police Search of Home

Tiegs' daughters, ages 6 and 11, and a 15-year-old male relative were in the home at the time of the search

  MANTADOR, ND — A Mantador woman is charged with child endangerment after police found drugs within the reach of three children. Thirty-one-year-old Amy Tiegs is also charged with felon in possession of a firearm, possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia. Officers from a multi-county drug agency searched Tiegs’ home recently with assistance from parole agents. Court document…