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Water Service, Cass County Electric Scams in the Metro Area

Police say the phone calls are a scam and urge you to never give out a credit card number over the phone

  FARGO, ND — We have two scams going around the area to tell you about. Someone has been calling people in Fargo and telling them that their water service will be turned off if they don’t pay their bill immediately. Police say the phone calls are a scam and urge you to never give out a credit card number…

Berkshire Hathaway Holds Sunshine Kids Charity Golf Tournament at the Moorhead Country Club

The money raised will go towards sponsoring a one week trip somewhere in the country to sunshine kids in the area with cancer

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The greens were filled with golfers for the Sunshine Kids Charity Golf Tournament. Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Premier Properties hosted their 10th annual golf tournament at Moorhead Country Club. All proceeds will support the Sunshine Kids Foundation. The tournament was sold out with 40 teams participating. The money raised will go towards sponsoring a one week trip somewhere…

Partnership Brewing in Grand Forks to Help Veterans

Employees at the restaurant are saving portions of their tips and spare change to raise money for veteran service programs in Grand Forks

GRAND FORKS, ND — A new partnership is brewing in Grand Forks and it’s all to help support service men and women in the city. The VFW Post 1874 is teaming up with the JL Beers location on South Columbia Road to help veterans in need. Employees at the restaurant are saving portions of their tips and spare change to…

Another Suspect Nabbed in Jamaican Lottery Scam

At least 90 people lost over $5.7 million to the scam, including a North Dakota woman who lost her life savings

  BISMARCK, ND — Authorities have caught another suspect in a Jamaican lottery scam. Akil Gray is among 15 suspects charged in U.S. District Court in North Dakota with conspiracy, fraud and money laundering. Prosecutors said he was recently apprehended in Jamaica after being on the run more than a year. At least 90 people lost over $5.7 million to…

Fargo Police Still Searching for Suspects in Early Morning Robbery of Gas Station

In the middle of the night, while the streets were still dark, two men approached this Casey's prepared to steal some cash

FARGO, ND — The Fargo Police Department is still looking for two masked men who robbed a Casey’s General Store in north Fargo early this morning. In the middle of the night, while the streets were still dark, two men approached this Casey’s prepared to steal some cash. On the 300 block of 10th Street North, the men entered this…

Walmart Employees Intervene After Devils Lake Grandmother Scammed Out of $8,000

She was told to purchase gift cards and send them in the mail overnight, concealed in a magazine

  DEVILS LAKE, ND — Police in Devils Lake say an 84-year-old woman has lost $8,000 in the “grandparents” scam. The victim received a call from someone claiming that her granddaughter had been in a crash in Ohio and that drugs were found in the car. She was told to purchase gift cards and send them in the mail overnight,…

Minot Man Charged with Theft After Pocketing Money Found on the Floor

The victim said he thought he had put the money back in his pocket

  MINOT, ND — It’s the age old question. If you found money on the ground, what would you do? One man from Minot found out the hard way. Nicholas Skelly, 28, is charged with theft of property lost, mislaid or delivered by mistake after he pocketed over $1,000 in cash he found on a Minot hardware store floor. He…

Governor Dayton Declaring Disasters in Clay, Becker and Norman Counties

Clay County had over $200,000 in damage from storms in June

  MINNESOTA — Governor Dayton is declaring a disaster in Clay, Becker and Norman counties after severe weather has left areas of widespread damage. Tornadoes, hail and heavy rain on July 11th and 12th left damage throughout the counties, especially in Ulen and Detroit Lakes. Buildings in the city, including the school, had damage. City officials say some of the…

Father of Philando Castile Requesting Portion of $3 Million Settlement from Prison

Castile's mother, Valerie, has petitioned the court for $2 million with the remaining amount going to attorneys

  HENNEPIN COUNTY, Minn. — The father of Philando Castile wants a portion of the $3 million settlement reached in his death. Phelix Frazier Sr. is serving a life term in federal prison on drug trafficking charges. Frazier has asked a Hennepin County judge to give him $500,000 and disputes claims that he was absent from his son’s life. Castile’s…

Wiggles and Giggles Kids Take Special Shopping Trip with the United Way of Cass Clay

The goal is to help 5,800 kids at this year's school supply drive

FARGO, ND — The 2017 United Way School Supply drive is just nine days away and the kids from Wiggles and Giggles are hard at work to make it a success. The kids went to Walmart with the $5000 they raised to purchase school supplies for those in need. They purchased backpacks, pencils, highlighters, folders, binders. You name it, they…