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The F-M Community Takes To The Streets After Black Man Is Shot In Kenosha

More than 200 people attended the march for Jacob Blake.

FARGO, N.D.-  The recent police shooting of a Wisconsin man brings the Fargo-Moorhead community back on the streets to march for change. Some in the Fargo-Moorhead area say the movement that has come after George Floyd’s death is making sure no Black man or woman dies in vain. It’s part of an effort to make real change. A change they…

David Zibolski Talks Goals And Possible Challenges If Selected As Police Chief

The Fargo City Commission will meet on Monday to decide if Zibolski will become the next police chief.

FARGO, N.D.- David Zibolski has accomplished a number of goals serving as the Police Chief of the Beloit, Wisconsin Police Department since 2016. He says he’s ready for new opportunities in a larger department. “We’re very impressed with the city, its operations, its staff, its personnel, the police department and the community and I thought it would be a great…

Chief David Todd Retires, OneFargo Speaks Out On His Actions

Two different groups showed up to the Fargo Police Department to give him a farewell as well as demand transparency

FARGO, N.D.- On his last day on duty, Fargo Police Chief David Todd shared an emotional post on the department’s Facebook page thanking his family, the community, but most importantly the men and women who have served alongside him saying: “Thank you to the people in our community, who rallied around us when we needed it most…And finally and very…

City Commission meeting gets heated when OneFargo leader speaks out

FARGO, N.D. — Monday’s Fargo City Commission meeting turned hostile when some members of the public got to the microphone. Wess Philome of OneFargo was invited by the Human Relations Commission to discuss a “We Are One” Statement of Intent between his group and the city surrounding racial equity. The document was created to establish regular meetings between OneFargo, police,…

OneFargo calls for independent investigation into officer misconduct allegation

FARGO, N.D. — Wess Philome with OneFargo says Fargo Police’s investigation into an alleged incident involving a 19-year-old West Fargo man was mishandled. Fargo Police’s investigation concluded that there is no evidence to support Larry Pope’s claim that he was detained and illegally searched. Philome says the investigating officers should’ve asked Pope to identify the officers in question through photographs….

Dr. Shelley Lenz Says Burgum “Lacks Leadership” When Dealing With COVID-19

The democrat is a running against Doug Burgum for Governor of North Dakota.

FARGO, N.D. – Dem-NPL candidate for governor of North Dakota Dr. Shelley Lenz stops by Fargo to talk priorities Governor Doug Burgum and Covid-19. Lenz says one of the main issues she wants to tackle if she becomes governor is access to healthcare. She also says Burgum has failed in the way he has handled COVID-19. The Democrat says at…

F-M Community Remembers Elijah McClain

OneFargo and the Fargo-Moorhead symphony invited the community to honor the life lost.

FARGO, N.D. – One Fargo in collaboration with the Fargo-Moorhead Symphony invited the community to honor and remember Elijah McClain. Elijah McClain was a 23 year old African American massage therapist from Aurora, Colorado, who was killed after an encounter with police. The event began with some words from One Fargo, as well as some music provided by the Fargo-Moorhead…

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 Police continue to investigate officer misconduct allegation

The incident under investigation occurred on June 22.

FARGO, N.D.–The Fargo Police Department says the investigation regarding alleged misconduct by two officers will not be completed Friday. The incident under investigation occurred on June 22 in which 19-year-old Larry Pope claims two Fargo police officers illegally stopped, searched and harassed him. Pope was interviewed by Fargo Police on Thursday. Police say several issues that arose during the interview…