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Reitan Reacts to Termination as Police Chief

Reitan has served with the West Fargo Police Department since 1987

WEST FARGO, N.D. — West Fargo Police Chief Mike Reitan no longer has a job with the city. The city commission voted unanimously to terminate him at their meeting. It all began on January 13th when West Fargo Police Chief Mike Reitan was placed administrative leave. “These concerns have been reviewed and the management style that has been used by…

Grand Forks Police Need Help Locating Missing Man

Stammen may be driving his tan Volkswagen Golf with ND plates 557 BUB

  Grand Forks Police are looking for a missing man. They say Larry Stammen hasn’t been seen since Friday and his family is concerned about his welfare. Stammen drives a tan Volkswagen Golf with North Dakota license plates 557 BUB. If you have any information on his whereabouts, call police. Categories: Community, Crime, Local News, News Landing Page, North Dakota…

Fargodome Sets Record Breaking Year in 2016

Officials say a strong concert is what smashed the record with four Garth Brooks concerts leading the way

Courtesy: TJ Nelson  The Fargodome broke an attendance record in 2016. Nearly 600,000 people packed the venue last year. The record crowds produced an operating surplus of over $528,000, which was way above the budgeted $92,000. Fargodome General Manager Rob Sobolik cites a strong concert line-up last year that included four Garth Brooks concerts, AC/DC, Justin Bieber, James Taylor and…

Change of Command At 119th Wing In Fargo

North Dakota Air National Guard

A non-native Hooligan has taken over the 119th wing. A change of command ceremony for the Happy Hooligans was held Saturday in Fargo. Col. Kent Olson, who has served as commander since 2013, turned over his duties to Col. Thomas Hatley. He has served in various flying and staff assignments including the Joint Staff as the Department of Defense Liaison…

Shooting Suspect Did Not Take Hostages

According To Ramsey County State's Attorney

A North Dakota prosecutor says the suspect accused of shooting at a state trooper did not take hostages before shooting himself in an apartment. The Ramsey County State’s Attorney said that while other people were in the Devils Lake apartment with 23-year-old Daniel TwoHearts, “this was not a hostage situation.” Police were negotiating with TwoHearts when he shot himself. He…

Update: Suspect Hospitalized After Suicide Attempt

Police say a crime spree by a man who fired at a state trooper is over after the suspect shot himself rather than surrender.

REYNOLDS, N.D. (AP) – Police say a crime spree by a man who fired at a state trooper is over after the suspect shot himself rather than surrender. Police Capt. John Barnett says that Daniel TwoHearts shot himself once. He says the wound did not appear to be fatal before he was airlifted to a hospital. Police say TwoHearts fired…

Mike Reitan Rejects West Fargo’s Separation Agreement

The city will hold a final hearing on the matter on Monday, February 6th at the city commission meeting

  Officials with the City of West Fargo say they have not received a signed separation agreement from Mike Reitan. Reitan was placed on administrative leave as the city’s police chief on January 13th after he was accused of creating a toxic and hostile work environment. The city offered him a three-month severance offer but Reitan says he wants the…

Fargo Police Make Arrests in January Stabbing

Van Loh and Thiel, both from Wahpeton, are suspects in the stabbing on January 21st

  Police say they have arrested two people who are connected to a stabbing in downtown Fargo on January 21st. Chi Lyn Vanloh, 41 and 31-year-old Michael Thiel, both from Wahpeton, are charged with aggravated assault for a stabbing that happened on the 600 block of NP Avenue. Police say officers made a traffic stop on a vehicle that matched…

Lynnette’s Story: Surviving a Heart Attack She Didn’t Know She Was Having

Lynnette went through the whole weekend without realizing she was having a heart attack.

The Go Red for Women luncheon in Fargo highlights a local heart attack survivor. We heard from someone who didn’t even realize she was at risk. “I loved taking care of the patients, I loved the families, I loved the adrenaline rush that you’d get working in the critical care,” said Lynnette Anderson, who lives in Page. “I took care…