guns

Davies High School Students Planning a Walkout

Fargo students have stoked their flames, standing up for what they believe in

FARGO, N.D. — After the Parkland Florida shooting took the lives of 17 people, students across the country have come together in solidarity. Fargo high school students are following that movement and planning a walkout. “Most of the great movements in history have been started by young people and that fire has been kept burning because of young people,” said…

Democrat-Backed Gun Bills Put On Hold By Republicans In St. Paul

Gun Rights Advocates Argued The Bills Would violate Constitutional protections

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Republicans in the Minnesota House have put on hold a pair of Democratic-backed bills meant to restrict guns. The House Public Safety committee voted to table bills that would have expanded background checks and allowed family members or police to temporarily take a gun from someone suffering a crisis. Nearly every Republican voted to table the…

North Dakota’s House Majority Leader Talks About School Security

Al Carlson Points To Training of Teachers In Other States

FARGO, N.D. —  School security will likely be on the agenda during next year’s North Dakota legislative session. House Majority Leader Al Carlson of Fargo thinks it’s unfortunate that proposals to add more security to schools failed in the past two sessions. The Republican says other states are taking action. “It’s been very controversial with the school boards, and the…

West Fargo Police, Cass County Sheriff’s Office Offering Reward for Info on Stolen Guns

three guns were stolen from an off-duty deputy's car

  WEST FARGO, ND — West Fargo Police and the Cass County Sheriff’s Office are offering a $1,000 reward to anyone that has information on three guns stolen in West Fargo. One of the guns was stolen from an off-duty deputy’s car. A total of three guns were stolen including a shotgun, rifle and handgun. They were taken from the Eagle…

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…

Aspiring Young Hunters Revive a Declining Sport in Fergus Falls

Dozens of kids and teens practice their shotgun shooting in preparation for the real thing

FERGUS FALLS, Minn — Pheasant hunters in Fergus Falls are getting kids behind the barrel to revive a sport on the decline. This after the DNR estimates Minnesota’s hunting population is down by about 20,000 in the past decade. From ages 12 to 17, dozens of boys and girls are carrying on a tradition. “I started shooting when I was…

U of M Department Head Accused of Illegally Purchasing Guns

Investigators say he purchased 14 handguns from seven different shops in a two-and-a-half week span this summer

  MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — A department head at the University of Minnesota has been accused of illegally purchasing guns. Massoud Amin is under felony indictment for providing fabricated financial documents during his divorce. The indictment bans him from buying guns. But investigators say he purchased 14 handguns from seven different shops in a two-and-a-half week span this summer. Amin is…

Two Fergus Falls Men Linked to Shooting Trumpeter Swans

The men have not yet been named or charged

  FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — Two men from Fergus Falls are linked to the shooting deaths of two trumpeter swans south of that city. A Minnesota DNR officer says the protected swans were shot on a federal waterfowl production refuge. He says the investigation began after the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call from someone who heard…

Laws Going Into Effect on August 1st in North Dakota and Minnesota

In both North Dakota and Minnesota, numerous bills were passed throughout the 2017 legislative session and it's important for you to know what to look out for

FARGO, N.D. — August 1st is just around the corner and that means new laws are being enforced. In both North Dakota and Minnesota, numerous bills were passed throughout the 2017 legislative session and it’s important for you to know what to look out for. Both North Dakota and Minnesota will implement new laws on Tuesday. North Dakota passed the…

Angry Head-Banging Teen Clears Building of Grand Forks County Courthouse

Deputies, police and even a Department of Homeland Security helicopter responded

  GRAND FORKS, ND — Law enforcement rushed to the Grand Forks County Courthouse after numerous reports of hearing gunshots, only to find a mad teen. Authorities received several calls around 11:35 this morning from the courthouse. Deputies, police and even a Department of Homeland Security helicopter responded. After a search, they discovered that a juvenile in a third floor…