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West Fargo School Officials Conclude Investigation of School Shooting Threat

The student will be kept out of school until a reentry plan can be established.

WEST FARGO, N.D.–West Fargo school officials say threats made by a Cheney Middle School student pose no direct threat to students or staff. School officials and law enforcement conducted an investigation after a group of students at Cheney spoke to the school’s administration  about threats they were hearing from the student on Wednesday. The student’s family was cooperative during the…

Crookston Police Department Reports 16 Burglaries Since October 1st

It is not clear whether the burglaries are related.

CROOKSTON, Minn.–The Crookston Police Department has received 16 reports of burglaries and thefts from vehicles, sheds, garages and two homes since the beginning of October. The locations of the burglaries have occurred in the northeast part of town, the south end Campbell Road area, Woods Addition, Memorial Drive and Jerome’s Addition. In some instances, doors were locked, but unlocked in…

Police Investigate Discovery of Body in Fargo

Authorities say the body was found Thursday evening between a fence and Dike East park.

FARGO, N.D.–Police are investigating the discovery of a body near a Fargo hospital. Authorities say the body was found Thursday evening between a fence and Dike East park in a low spot filled with water. First responders used generator-powered pumps to remove water and gain access to the body near Prairie St. John’s Hospital. No other details were released. Categories:…

BCI Investigates Alleged Sexual Assault by Jail Officer

The sheriff's office says the male officer has been placed on paid administrative leave.

VALLEY CITY, N.D.–The North Dakota Bureau of Criminal Investigation is investigating an alleged sexual assault by a male correctional officer against a female officer at the Barnes County Jail in Valley City. The sheriff’s office says the male officer has been placed on paid administrative leave while the BCI conducts its investigation. No charges have been filed. The sheriff’s office…

Police Say Remains are of Teen Missing for More Than 6 Years

Authorities say they are continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding the death.

DICKINSON, N.D.–Authorities say human remains found in western North Dakota in December are those of a 15-year-old boy who was reported missing in the Dickinson area more than six years ago. The Stark County Sherriff’s Office says the remains of Edward Stubbs, also known as Ashton Lebaron, were discovered by a resident on Dec. 11 in the area of Radar…

Man Killed in Motorcycle Crash Identified

Gary Dukart was traveling from Bismarck to Hazen when he struck an animal and lost control of his motorcycle.

CENTER, N.D.–The North Dakota Highway Patrol identified the man who was killed after striking an animal on his motorcycle on Highway 200-A. Gary Dukart was traveling from Bismarck to Hazen when he struck an animal and lost control of his motorcycle. Dukart was thrown from the vehicle and was pronounced dead at the scene. The crash remains under investigation. Categories:…

Police Investigate Reports of Gunshots in South Moorhead

Sgt. Joel Voxland says the dispatch center received multiple 9-1-1 calls of gunshots

MOORHEAD, MINN. (KFGO) – Moorhead police are investigating reports of gunfire. Sgt. Joel Voxland says the dispatch center received multiple 9-1-1 calls of gunshots in the 1900 block of 18th Avenue South around 9:40 p.m. Sunday. Two vehicles were seen leaving College Park Apartments neighborhood immediately after the gunshots were reported. No one was hurt, no damage was found and…

Body Found After Assault Call Identified

Polk County deputies responded just before midnight Friday

GONVICK, Minn. — A man who was found dead in Gonvick, Minnesota last week has been identified. He is 52-year-old Jonathon Sundquist of rural Gonvick. Polk County deputies responded just before midnight Friday to a report of an assault and found Sundquist’s body. They say there is no threat to the public and the investigation is ongoing. Categories: Local News,…

North Dakota Highway Patrol Investigating Fatal Crash

The driver was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene.

Belfield, ND–The North Dakota Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash that occurred 15 miles north of Belfield, ND on Monday. The ND Highway Patrol reported a 1999 Ford was traveling Westbound on 21st St SW between 125th Ave. SW and 126th Ave. SW. The Ford drove off the north edge of the roadway. The driver turned back to the…

UPDATE: Man Found Dead in Ransom County Creek Identified

The sheriff says someone reported the vehicle going into the water shortly before 11 a.m. Monday

UPDATE – Ransom County Sheriff Darren Benneweis says Ronald Wallner of Lisbon was found dead in a submerged pickup near Lisbon.   RANSOM CO., ND — A man was found dead inside a submerged pickup near a boat ramp at Dead Colt Creek in Ransom County. The sheriff says someone reported the vehicle going into the water shortly before 11 a.m….