Opioid Addiction

KVRR Exclusive: Undercover Moorhead Detectives Work To Get Fentanyl Off The Street

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) — Over the last six months, local law enforcement agencies have seized over $80,000 worth of fentanyl. “It’s huge they found that in 9/11 over in Afghanistan they started to really over produce their poppy plants and that’s really when the explosion kind of mixed between the expanding shipping out of the opioids along with the we…

Fargo Police investigates increase in fentanyl overdoses

"Our overdoses have tripled from 2019 to 2020."

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo Police Department is hoping to crack down on the increase in fentanyl overdose cases throughout the metro. After a rise in overdose cases containing fentanyl, the Fargo Police Department says they are investigating narcotic distributions within the area. “These traffickers and dealers make the best out of what they have to provide illegal narcotics to…

Fargo Police Put On 24th Annual Community Picnic

More than 90 vendors were there this year

FARGO, N.D. —┬áThe Fargo Police Department is bringing the community and the city’s law enforcement officers together for its 24th annual picnic. The casual setting at Island Park in Fargo was meant to help community members learn about different services available to them in the metro. Everyone was there from the Fargo Fire Department to the Red River Valley Swat…

Eggs and Issues: Mayor’s Blue Ribbon Commission on Addiction

Monthly Eggs & Issues Meeting Between Local Leaders Focuses on Addiction, Prevention, and Recovery

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Opioid addiction is taking lives in our community. The Mayor’s Blue Ribbon Commission on Addiction was the focus on this month’s Eggs and Issues meeting between local leaders. Mary Beth Traynor said opioid addiction is something that hits close to home. “Our son Matthew struggled with addiction for over ten years,” she said. “He chose to…