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Lockdown lifted, no weapon found at Burnsville High School

BURNSVILLE, Minn. – Police responding to a report of a weapon at a suburban Minneapolis high school gave the all-clear after a three-hour search found nothing suspicious. A lockdown was put in place at Burnsville High School about 12:30 p.m. Tuesday when the search began. Authorities said no weapon was discovered and there were no injuries. All after-school activities were…

Cass County Jail is dealing with a spread of COVID

Staff identified the spread of COVID into one of the housing units.

CASS COUNTY, ND (KVRR) – The Cass County Sheriff’s Office reports the spread of COVID at the Cass County Jail. Staff identified the spread of COVID into one of the housing units. They do not know how many inmates are infected. Nursing staff are working to test every inmate. The Sheriff says no one is currently experiencing any medical difficulties….

Update: Lincoln Elementary student brings loaded gun to school

FARGO, ND (KVRR) – Fargo Public School officials say a student brought a loaded handgun into Lincoln Elementary School Monday. The student told other students that they brought the gun to school.  They told a teacher who then located the gun and immediately took possession of it. Lincoln Elementary went into a brief lockdown.  No threats were made to students or staff.  The…

School lockdown after student found with replica gun in backpack

Moorhead High School Career Academy was put on lockdown

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) — Moorhead High School Career Academy was put on lockdown after a report of a student with a weapon in their backpack. Law enforcement was immediately called and the student was taken into custody without incident and is facing charges. Police found a replica gun on the student along with other items of concern. No other students…

Student arrested after firing gun inside Plymouth Middle School

(FOX9)PLYMOUTH, Minn. (FOX9) –  Plymouth Middle School in Plymouth, Minnesota was on lockdown Monday after a student brought a loaded handgun to the school and fired several shots into the ceiling of a hallway. No injuries were reported and all students are safe, Robbinsdale Area Schools confirmed. Plymouth Police Chief Erik Fadden said the shooting occurred in the hallway outside…

Update: COVID-19 leads to lockdown at Cass County Jail

jail to remain locked down until 300 inmates, staff members are tested

FARGO (KVRR) – The Cass County Jail was locked down Friday morning after an inmate who had been housed in the general population tested positive for COVID-19. Sheriff Jesse Jahner says the lockdown will remain in place until at least Monday, when the entire jail population and staff will be tested for the virus. Jahner says special arrangements are being made…

Suspect in Grafton drive-by shooting in custody

Police say the shooting happened before 10:30 a.m.

UPDATE: On Facebook, the Grafton Police Department said the drive-by shooting suspect is in custody and more information will come.   GRAFTON, N.D. — The Grafton Police Department is searching for the suspect involved in a drive-by shooting. They say it happened shortly before 10:30 this morning. Grafton Public Schools went into a lockdown and were told to shelter in…

MSUM Graduate Teaches Class Online In Italy To His Students During Shutdown

He says the switch to online classes has come with challenges but also new opportunities to test with his students

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The music room may no longer be creating harmonies as MSUM Music Education Graduate Antone Leustek and his choir kids at the Sigonella Naval Air Station outside of Catania, Sicily, Italy. It’s where Luestek has been leading this group of both American military and NATO kids from all different countries as the choral director working for the…