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Feds say Minnesota man stole guns, ammo from shipping facility

ST. PAUL, Minn. – A man is accused of stealing numerous boxes of guns and ammunition while working at a national shipping company in Minnesota. Jason Cikotte, of Isanti, Minnesota, is charged in federal court with possession of stolen firearms. Authorities said the thefts occurred over the course of almost a year at the XPO Logistics facility in Fridley, north…

Several people detained after report of shots fired in Moorhead

Police say they believe a shot was fired at one person in an apartment, but they were not hit.

moorhead3 moorhead2 MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – People in South Moorhead apartments are ordered to shelter in place, and others are evacuated, after a shooting. Police responded to the 3000 block of 18th Street South around 8:50 this morning. A man says he was shot at, but wasn’t hurt. Authorities say the suspect’s apartment was found in the same complex the…

Group sues for right to carry guns at Minnesota State Fair

ST. PAUL, Minn. – A gun owners’ group is suing the Minnesota State Fair and Ramsey County, demanding that permit holders be allowed to carry handguns on the fairgrounds during the Great Minnesota Get-Together. The lawsuit by the Minnesota Gun Owners Caucus argues that the State Fair’s ban on weapons violates the Second Amendment right to keep and bear arms….

Medical marijuana patients in Minnesota seek gun rights

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Staunch conservatives and advocates of legal marijuana have formed an unlikely alliance in Minnesota to pressure the Legislature to allow medical cannabis patients to own guns. The more than 35,000 patients in Minnesota’s program can’t own guns as the law now stands because the federal government classifies marijuana as an illicit drug, similar to heroin. Gun-rights…

Online sales soar amid ammunition shortage

The decrease in supply could be contributed to a rise in gun ownership over the past year.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — A local company is helping sell ammunition amid a national shortage. The owner of F-M Liquidators says the decrease in supply can be contributed to a rise in gun ownership over the past year and repeating patterns every time a new President comes into office. To help keep up with the low supply and high demand…

Young adults sue for right to carry guns in Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS  – Three young adults have filed a federal lawsuit alleging Minnesota’s minimum age of 21 to carry a gun is unconstitutional. Kristin Worth, Austin Dye and Axel Anderson filed the action on Monday. Three gun groups — the Minnesota Gun Owners Caucus, Second Amendment Foundation and the Firearms Policy Coalition — joined them on the complaint. They argue that…

Bill allows concealed guns at public events

BISMARCK, N.D. – Some pro-gun North Dakota legislators are taking another shot at allowing people to carry concealed guns at sporting and athletic events. Dickinson Republican Luke Simons’ bill also would cut nearly two dozen items from the state’s list of dangerous weapon.  Almost all of the testimony Monday was centered around narrowing the list of dangerous weapons. No one…

Three arrested after early morning pursuit in Moorhead

Incident temporarily shuts down part of roadway

MOORHEAD. Minn. (KVRR) — A police chase in Moorhead between midnight and 1 a.m. Monday ends with the arrests of three people. Minnesota State Patrol followed the suspects to a townhouse on the 3300 block on 20th Street South where the suspects fled in a stolen car. Officers temporarily closed down a part of the street as the suspects had…

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…