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Man Charged for Shooting Sister’s Boyfriend at Funeral

The shooting sent tribal offices and a school into lockdown for more than two hours Friday.

CARLTON, Minn.–A 28-year-old man is charged in a shooting on an American Indian reservation in northern Minnesota that prompted a lockdown of tribal offices and a school. Prosecutors on Monday charged Shelby Boswell of Hugo, Minnesota, with first and second-degree felony assault. Bail is set at $500,000. On Friday morning, Boswell allegedly entered the Head Start gymnasium where a funeral…

16 St. Cloud Tech Students Suspended Following Large Fight

Police say around 20 officers responded to the initial call around noon Wednesday.

ST. CLOUD, Minn.–Sixteen students at St. Cloud Tech High School have been suspended following a large-scale fight that led to a lockdown. Police say around 20 officers responded to the initial call around noon Wednesday. Police Chief Blair Anderson says several large fights erupted simultaneously. Several students suffered minor injuries. It wasn’t immediately clear what led to the melee. Assistant…

Shooting Injures 3, Including a 12 Year Old Boy

The shooting happened Wednesday evening in a residential neighborhood in Maplewood.

MAPLEWOOD, Minn. – A shooting in a St. Paul suburb left three people wounded, including a 12-year-old boy, and caused a brief lockdown of an area hospital. The shooting happened Wednesday evening in a residential neighborhood in Maplewood. The 12-year-old, a 15-year-old and a 21-year-old man were all shot in the chest. The victims were taken to Regions Hospital in…

Police: Note in envelope saying “test for anthrax” given to Fargo Cass Public Health prompted lockdown Monday

UPDATE: Fargo Police says a piece of paper inside an envelope a woman handed an employee at Fargo Cass Public Health on Monday had a note on it saying “test for anthrax.” The Department adds the note was “likely not written by” the woman and appeared to be part of lab work done in a different facility. Fargo Police’s Public Information…

Waubun School Lockdown Lifted After Report of Person With Weapon

WAUBUN, Minn. – Waubun High School was under lockdown for nearly three hours Tuesday because of a report of a person with a gun near the building. The Mahnomen County Sheriff’s Office says the Becker County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call around 11:00 AM. White Earth Police, the Mahnomen County Sheriff’s Office and Minnesota State Patrol responded and the school…

Update: One Male In Custody After Burglary Investigation

At 8:12 a.m., Fargo Police Officers responded to a possible burglary in progress in the 1400 block of 11 Ave. S.

(Update) This morning at 8:12 a.m., Fargo Police Officers responded to a possible burglary in progress in the 1400 block of 11 Ave. S. The complainant stated they went downstairs and found a male hiding. The male then exited the residence. Officers followed bare footprints to a home located in the 1300 block of 9 Ave. S. Officers made contact with…

Lockdown Lifted At State Pen in Bismarck

Seven employees were referred to a doctor with unspecified injuries.

BISMARCK, ND — North Dakota corrections officials have lifted a lockdown at the State Penitentiary in Bismarck. The lockdown was put in place Friday because of two separate assaults on staff members at the maximum-security prison. Seven employees were referred to a doctor with unspecified injuries. A prison spokeswoman says the lockdown was lifted Wednesday, and normal operating procedures including visitation…

Stillwater Prison On Lockdown After Inmate Attacks Officer

The state Department of Corrections says a prisoner targeted the sergeant in a living unit late Wednesday morning.

STILLWATER, Minn. (AP) – Officials have placed Stillwater state prison on lockdown after an inmate attacked a corrections officer. The state Department of Corrections says a prisoner targeted the sergeant in a living unit late Wednesday morning. Department spokeswoman Sarah Fitzgerald says corrections officers responded quickly and contained the incident. The Star Tribune reports the officer was checked at a…

West Fargo School District Explains String of Lockdowns at Sheyenne High

Three lockdowns happened over the past seven days

WEST FARGO, N.D. — The West Fargo School District is clarifying what happened during a string of lockdowns at Sheyenne High School. All three lockdowns over the past seven days were administrative lockdowns, not human threat lockdowns. “In administrative lockdowns, there’s typically no danger to students or staff at any time, especially in buildings as large as West Fargo’s administrative lockdown…

Sheyenne High School Explains 3 Lockdowns in 7 School Days

This morning the lockdown was due to a student who had a seizure and the hallways needed to be cleared to provide access for first responders.

FARGO, ND — Sheyenne High School in West Fargo had it’s 3rd lockdown in 7 school days. This morning the lockdown was due to a student who had a seizure and the hallways needed to be cleared to provide access for first responders. The student suffered a seizure due to a fight between two students in the hallway between classes….