GRIGGS COUNTY

West Fargo Man Run Over by Tractor

The accident happened west of Cooperstown, North Dakota

GRIGGS COUNTY, N.D. — A West Fargo man is injured after getting run over by a tractor in Griggs County. It happened west of Cooperstown shortly after 10 a.m. Saturday. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says 32-year-old Ryan Hoverson was working on a fence with another man when a parking brake malfunction caused the tractor to run him over. Hoverson…

ND Governor Burgum to discuss COVID-19 in 3:30 p.m. news conference

August 4th, 2020 COVID-19 Press Conference – ND Joint Information Center Posted by North Dakota Department of Health on Tuesday, August 4, 2020       BISMARCK, N.D. – Gov. Doug Burgum will hold a press briefing at 3:30 p.m. today to provide an update on the COVID-19 pandemic in North Dakota. Burgum will be joined by North Dakota University System…

Cooperstown, ND woman’s death caused by hypothermia

Courtesy: Posi Lock Puller Inc.COOPERSTOWN, N.D. (KFGO) – Griggs County Sheriff Wes Straight says the results of an autopsy determined that Tamara Sommerville died of hypothermia. A neighbor reported finding the body of the 54-year old Cooperstown woman along a fence next to church shortly before 6 p.m. Saturday. Straight says foul play is not suspected but he says the…

Men Flown To Fargo After Two-Vehicle Crash Saturday In Griggs County

The crash happened early Saturday afternoon

BINFORD, N.D. — Two men were flown to Fargo after a crash near Binford in Griggs County. The highway patrol says 64-year-old Steven Bowman of New Rockford failed to yield and was hit by a vehicle driven by 61-year-old Terence Ramsey of McHenry. The crash happened early Saturday afternoon. Both men were flown to Fargo with what the patrol calls…

Sutton, North Dakota Man Gets 70 Years In Prison For Sexually Abusing Girl

Brent Daigle of Sutton was sentenced on three counts of Sexual Exploitation of Minors

FARGO, N.D. — A Griggs County man has been sentenced in federal court to 70 years in prison for sexually abusing a minor. 39-year-old Brent Daigle of Sutton was sentenced on three counts of Sexual Exploitation of Minors and one count of Possession of Materials Involving the Sexual Exploitation of Minors. A 12-year-old girl reported that Daigle had repeatedly sexually…

ND Tax Commissioner Considering Action Against Griggs County Commission

Tax Commissioner Ryan Rauschenberger held a hearing in Cooperstown on Friday

GRIGGS COUNTY, ND — The tax commissioner is considering action after the Griggs County Commission failed to produce 2016 real estate sales records. Counties are required to provide the records to ensure that property values result in fair and equitable taxation. Tax Commissioner Ryan Rauschenberger held a hearing in Cooperstown on Friday. He said it was the first time a…