guns

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…

Fargo Woman Recovers After Being Hit with Stray Bullet

The woman was unexpectedly struck while in a family members home

FARGO, N.D. — A woman is feeling extra grateful after only suffering minor injuries from a stray bullet that struck her while she was in her daughter’s home. The Fargo resident was putting her grandchild to bed on Tuesday night when she felt a sudden pain in her arm. After noticing a small hole in the wall of the bedroom,…

Shocking Carnage After Two Mass Shootings In One Weekend

Dozens Killed In El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio

Two mass shootings at crowded public places in Texas and Ohio in less than 24 hours claimed at least 29 lives and left scores injured, a shocking carnage even in a country accustomed to gun violence. In the Texas border city of El Paso, a gunman opened fire Saturday morning in a shopping area packed with thousands of people during…

Man Turns Himself In After Officers Bust His Alleged Marijuana Grow Operation

Wilkin County authorities issued a warrant for Jeremy Fischer after finding the operation at a rural home in mid-October

WILKIN COUNTY, MN — A marijuana grow operation has been busted near Campbell, Minnesota. Wilkin County authorities issued a warrant for Jeremy Fischer after finding the operation at a rural home in mid-October. Fischer turned himself in last week. Officers found a mixture of 147 mature and immature marijuana plants, along with 18 bags containing marijuana buds, three dozen jars…

Red River Marksmanship Center Takes A Trip Back In Time to the Wild West

the range has been open for nine years

  WEST FARGO, N.D. —┬áIf you love everything about the Wild West, this was your time to actually become a part of it. The Red River Regional Marksmanship Center held a Western Day at the range. Volunteers put on a reenactment of an old west bank robbery, safety and shooting fundamental seminars with civil war guns and tours of the…

Pelican Motel Owner Accused of Trading Drugs For Stolen Guns

Wade Noack is accused of trading heroin and morphine for two guns

OTTER TAIL COUNTY, Minn. — The owner of the Pelican Motel is accused of receiving stolen property and drug possession. 60-year-old Wade Noack is accused of trading heroin and morphine for two guns taken during a vehicle theft. The recipient of the drugs, Shawn Mosca, later overdosed on the heroin. A search warrant at the Pelican Motel turned up the…

Two Republican Lawmakers Introduce Gun Bills Before Session Ends

Rep. Sarah Anderson of Plymouth and Rep. Jenifer Loon of Eden Prairie are co-sponsoring the bills

Rep. Sarah Anderson & Rep. Jenifer LoonST. PAUL, Minn. — Two Republican lawmakers from Minneapolis suburbs are trying to get gun legislation passed before the session ends later this month. One bill would give private sellers an incentive to verify a buyer has a legal right to own a gun before making a sale. The other involves several changes to…

Two Republican Senators Cross Aisle To Join Democrats On Gun Bill

would expand background checks and require reporting of lost or stolen guns

Sen. Scott Jensen & Sen. Paul Anderson    ST. PAUL, Minn. — Two Republican senators are getting behind efforts to expand background checks on gun sales at the Minnesota Legislature. Sen. Scott Jensen of Chaska joined several Democrats by backing a bill that would expand background checks and require reporting of lost or stolen guns. Fellow GOP Sen. Paul Anderson…