North Dakota Army National Guard

Two ND Guard Soldiers Recognized For Saving Migrants From Drowning

GRACIN CLEM & LUIS ALVARADOBISMARCK, N.D. (AP/KVRR) — Two North Dakota Army National Guard soldiers are recognized for saving migrants from drowning at the southern border. Specialists Gracin Clem of Dickinson and Luis Alvarado of Bismarck were conducting surveillance for U.S. Customs and Border Protection on March 22nd. That’s when they saw five migrants attempting to cross the Rio Grande…

North Dakota Army National Guard unveils Fargo Readiness Center

The new complex will help support training and mission readiness.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — After two years of construction, the North Dakota Army National Guard unveils its new Fargo Readiness Center. State officials alongside guardsmen took part in the ribbon cutting ceremony. The $29 million facility consists of a 96,000 square foot Readiness Center and a more than 59,000 square foot unheated vehicle storage building. The new complex will help…

Fargo Police Department swears in two new officers

"Today is an important day for these new officers as they begin a challenging but rewarding career as guardians of our Fargo community."

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo Police Department welcomes new officers to its law enforcement team. Officer Alex Torp is from New Prague, Minnesota, a graduate from University of North Dakota and a Lieutenant in the North Dakota Army National Guard. Officer Matthew Wolbersen comes from Alexandria, Minnesota and is a recent graduate from North Dakota State University. “Today is an important…

Minnesota Twins Honor Grand Forks Officer Cody Holte

It's Armed Forces Appreciation Day at Target Field

  MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — It’s the 17th annual Armed Forces Appreciation Day at Target Field. The Twins honoring Grand Forks fallen officer Cody Holte at their game against Detroit. A short video played to show Holte’s love of baseball and the military. Holte served with the North Dakota Army National Guard. The baseball team also gave his family a custom…

Three Soldiers Return Home after Ten Month Stint in Afghanistan

The unit's commander met his newborn daughter for the first time upon his arrival

FARGO, N.D. —┬áThree soldiers are back home with their families after spending ten months in Afghanistan. The three are members of the North Dakota Army National Guard’s 191st Military Police Company. The soldiers provided protective service detail while assigned to assist North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) forces in Afghanistan. While all the soldiers reunited with their families, the day was…