Mark Empting

Reports of People Impersonating Dilworth Firemen Untrue

The person requested their Fire Department ID's which they provided.

DILWORTH, Minn.–The Dilworth Fire Department Chief says reports of people impersonating firemen on Sunday were not true. The Chief says a Dilworth Firefighter and a Fire Department Instructor for M-State were planning for an upcoming training by inspecting different areas within the city. While the two fire department employees were visiting a building complex they were approached by a person…

LIVE: Help Your Hometown Heroes With The Fargo Force

Hometown Heroes Night Raises Money For First Responders To Get Life-Saving Equipment

  You can help support the first responders who help protect us with help from the Fargo Force. The Force are hosting their 7th annual “Hometown Heroes” night this Saturday. They’re wearing special jerseys for the game. There will be games, auctions and raffles with proceeds going to a variety of law enforcement support programs. Clay County Sheriff Mark Empting…

Man arrested after Deputy used Taser & pepper spray

CLAY COUNTY, Minn. – A man wanted in connection with thefts in Bemidji gets arrested in Clay County after being tazed. Sheriff Mark Empting says 35-year old Marcus Kingbird fled when a deputy attempted to make a traffic stop in the Sabin area. There was a brief pursuit that ended when Kingbird’s vehicle got stuck in a driveway. He fought…

The End of an Era: Clay County Sheriff Bill Bergquist Retires After Nearly Four Decades in Law Enforcement

He's been sheriff since 2002

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Clay County Sheriff Bill Bergquist announced his retirement nearly a year ago, and now he’s celebrating the end of that chapter of his life with a retirement party. “I’ve always wanted to be in law enforcement. So I was waiting and waiting until that time when I got to school and I’ve loved it since,” he said. His…

Mark Empting Leads Clay Co. Sheriff Race

MOORHEAD, Minn. – With 34 out of the 58 precincts reporting in the Clay County Sheriff Primary, the department’s Lt. Mark Empting leads the way with 39% of the vote. He joined KVRR Local News at 9:00 to discuss the race. Categories: Minnesota News Tags: CLAY COUNTY, Mark Empting, minnesota, MN, moorhead, SHERIFF