Officer Cody Holte

State’s Attorney: Officers Actions Were Reasonable During Shootout

An investigation found that officers fired at Salamah Pendleton after he fired first

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Grand Forks State’s Attorney Haley Wamstad has found that officers actions were reasonable in the shootout with Salamah Pendleton last month. An investigation found that officers fired at Pendleton after he fired first and then he opened fire on them a second time. He is accused of shooting and killing his own mother along with Grand…

Pendleton makes first court appearance, charged with murder of GFPD Officer Cody Holte

Bond for Pendleton is set at $1 million in cash.

GRAND FORKS, N.D.– Salamah Pendleton appeared in court for the first time since he was hospitalized after a shootout with police officers that killed Grand Forks Police Officer Cody Holte and injured a Grand Forks County Sheriffs Deputy. Corrections officers rolled Pendleton into frame in a wheelchair, which he had to be in due to injuries he sustained from the…

Mandy Holte and son thank community for continued support

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–Mandy Holte and her son Gunnar are thanking Grand Forks and the surrounding communities for their continued support in the wake of Officer Cody Holte’s death. Mandy Holte said that although their grief has not subsided, they are grateful for the individuals, businesses and organizations that have taken the time to send them cards, notes, meals, stories and…

Crossfit Gyms Across Region Come Together To Honor Cody Holte

Crossfit gyms across Grand Forks are also partaking in the event

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Crossfit gyms across the F-M area come together in honor of Grand Forks Police Officer Cody Holte who was killed in a shooting while on duty May 27th. At Crossfit, a Hero Workout of the Day or W-O-D is a tribute to a fallen first responder or member of the military who died in the line…

City Leaders And Community Organizers Meet To Discuss Inclusivity In The F-M Area

This is happening days before a second march for George Floyd is set to take place in Fargo.

FARGO, N.D.- A second march for George Floyd that was set to happen on Friday has turned into a celebration. This is after conversations that took place at the Sky Commons Conference Center on Wednesday as part of the listening sessions offered by City Leaders to discuss what they can do better. “Today we had a tremendous meeting, had a…

Officer Holte’s procession ends in Halstad, hometown community joins to pay their respects

Grand Forks police officer Cody Holte was born and raised in Halstad, MN.

HALSTAD, Minn. — A parade of vehicles filled Interstate-29 just south of Grand Forks at the end of the funeral services for Cody Holte. Their destination was Halstad, Minnesota; the town where Holte grew up. “Of course it means a lot to us for them to come through,” said Halstad Mayor, Lori DeLong. “That means a lot to everybody. Those…

Grand Forks Comes Together To Celebrate The Life Of Officer Cody Holte

From a young age, Cody knew he wanted to lead, serve and protect his community.

GRAND FORKS, N.D – “Cody lived each day by saying, don’t let yesterday use up today,” says Pastor Ronsberg from the Sharon Lutheran Church in Grand Forks. Friends and family of Officer Cody Holte, state leaders and law enforcement gathered to pay their respects and honor a hero. “We come together to share our grief and sorrow as well as…

Slide Show: Grand Forks Officer Cody Holte Laid to Rest

Photography is Courtesy: Russell Hons Photography

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Grand Forks Police release safety protocols, processional route for Officer Cody Holte’s funeral

Anyone feeling ill is asked to stay home.

1/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3 Show Caption Hide Caption GRAND FORKS, N.D.–Grand Forks Police have released the processional route and safety protocols that will be in place for the funeral of Officer Cody Holte. Visitation prior to the funeral is scheduled for June 2 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the Ralph Engelstad…