Mayor Tim Mahoney

ND Attorney General Takes Up Independent Investigation Into Todd Osmundson

The Attorney General says It has assigned a supervising agent with the BCI to conduct an independent review.

FARGO, N.D. — The City Of Fargo says they made the request because “all parties feel it is important to seek an independent” investigation. Criminal charges against Osmundson were declined after the police department concluded an internal review. Osmundson admitted to carrying an open beer and shouting obscenities at police during the riot in downtown Fargo. He was off duty…

Fargo requests North Dakota Attorney General’s Office investigation into former Deputy Chief’s actions

The Attorney General has been requested to refer the matter to the Bureau of Criminal Investigation.

FARGO, N.D.–The City of Fargo has requested the North Dakota Attorney General’s Office conduct its own investigation into former Deputy Chief Todd Osmundon’s actions during the George Floyd protest and riot on May 30. The Fargo Police Department provided all applicable information to the Fargo City Attorney’s Office which then sent the materials to the Attorney General’s Office. The Attorney…

People In Fargo Can Ask Questions of Police Chief Candidates

The deadline to submit a question is Monday, July 13 at 5 p.m.

FARGO, N.D. — If you live in Fargo you now have a chance to be a part of the hiring process for the next Chief of Police. The city is looking for questions you would like answered by the candidates during the hiring process. The deadline to submit a question is Monday, July 13 at 5 p.m. for consideration. They…

New Statue of Liberty installed near Veterans Memorial Bridge

The original statue was stolen in 2019.

FARGO, N.D.–A new Statue of Liberty was installed near the Veterans Memorial Bridge Monday morning. The new statue, commissioned by the City of Fargo, replaces the original which was stolen in 2019. The original statue was donated by the Boy Scouts of America and the Fargo Lions Club more than 70 years ago. Mayor Tim Mahoney said, “Lady Liberty is…

Black Lives Matter meets with city leaders and police

The group would not reveal details about what was discussed, but says the meeting was positive and change is coming.

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo city leaders, police and members of Black Lives Matter took another step towards trying to improve relations. Members of all three parties met for nearly two hours at the mayor’s office for a meeting that was set up by Mayor Tim Mahoney. While no details were given of the specifics of what was discussed in the…

Juneteenth March in downtown Fargo ends peacefully

The march started at Island Park at 9 a.m.

FARGO, N.D.–A diverse crowd of people joined OneFargo to peacefully march in Downtown Fargo on Friday. The march started at Island Park at 9 a.m. where organizers spoke to the crowd. Mayor Tim Mahoney also made an appearance to speak and deliver a proclamation declaring Juneteenth a city holiday. Mahoney also said he has scheduled a meeting with OneFargo and…

Fargo and Moorhead Mayors sign proclamation declaring Juneteenth a city holiday

FARGO, N.D.–Fargo Mayor Tim Mahoney and Moorhead Mayor Johnathan Judd signed a proclamation declaring June 19 as “Juneteenth 2020. Mayor Mahoney delivered the proclamation to the organizers of the Juneteenth March in Island Park Friday morning. The proclamation declares Juneteenth a city holiday in Fargo and Moorhead. The holiday celebrates the abolishment of slavery in the United States and the…

Emergency declaration made for weekend marches, part prohibiting weapons taken out

The OneFargo march is scheduled to begin 9 a.m. in Island Park.

FARGO, N.D.– Fargo Mayor Tim Mahoney has declared a State of Emergency for marches being held Friday and Saturday mornings. Part of the order initially prohibited any type of weapon, but that section was taken out due to state law. The North Dakota century code says, “Notwithstanding any other law, a person acting on behalf or under the authority of the…

Mayor Mahoney, Chief Todd respond to OneFargo allegations

Mayor Mahoney says he has been reaching out to OneFargo to schedule a meeting with them for the last week but that they have not responded to him

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo Police Internal Affairs investigation report into former Deputy Chief Todd Osmundson during the May 30th protest and riots has been made public. Prior to the release, Osmundson claimed to have been in contact with Chief Todd throughout that day and that the Chief told him he could go home at midnight. OneFargo asked Chief Todd…

OneFargo, Black Lives Matter plan marches to get answers from police and city leaders

Organizers say they have been unable to get concrete answers to what role the police department played in former deputy chief Todd Osmundson's undercover mission on May 30th

FARGO, N.D. — When OneFargo and Black Lives Matter found out that former Fargo police Deputy Chief Todd Osmundson was allegedly in contact with other members of the police department during his undercover mission during the city’s May 30th protest and riots, the groups demanded answers. They say they have yet to be given a straight one. “The narrative continues…