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Violent DAPL Protest Still Being Investigated Four Years Later

MORTON CO., N.D. — A violent protest four years ago between Dakota Access Pipeline protesters and law enforcement is still being investigated. One protester has recently been jailed for refusing to provide grand jury testimony. No one has been criminally charged in the November 2016 clash, which severely injured 21-year-old Sophia Wilansky of New York City. She has sued law…

More Security Than Protesters At Minnesota Capitol

No Arrests Reported

ST. PAUL, Minn. — There were two small protests at the Minnesota State Capitol this weekend, one on Saturday and another on Sunday. Around 50 Pro-Trump protestors from the “Hold the Line” campaign showed up. They wanted to distance themselves from the U.S. Capitol protestors and protest peacefully. Security measures were in place with police officers, state troopers, and the…

No charges against former Deputy Police Chief Osmundson

Todd Osmundson is retired from the Fargo Police Department

FARGO, N.D (KVRR) — Cass County State’s Attorney Birch Burdick says no criminal charges will be filed against former Deputy Police Chief Todd Osmundson. That decision was made after an independent investigation done by the BCI. Osmundson was still with the Fargo Police Department at the time of the downtown riot on May 30. He was dressed in civilian clothing…

Hundreds demonstrate over fatal Minneapolis police shooting

courtesy, KMSPMINNEAPOLIS – Hundreds of protesters marched in Minneapolis to demand justice in the fatal police shooting of a 23-year-old man, the city’s first police-involved death since George Floyd died after being restrained by officers in May. As many as 1,000 demonstrators marched and chanted Sunday near the site where Dolal Idd was killed Wednesday during an attempted felony traffic…

The Spud Jr in EGF finds innovative way to provide outdoor dining amid pandemic

The business opened four heated pods that are available between 4 and 10pm.

EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn. (KVRR) – The Spud Jr in East Grand Forks opens outdoor pods to provide dining services for those in the community. The Spud Jr. owner Justin LaRocque says that having to deal with the pandemic on top of the everyday hurdles of opening a new business has been something very hard to navigate. “On top of…

University Leaders Take Action Against Racist Social Media Posts

several racist social media posts by some NDSU students sparked a protest at the university

FARGO-MOORHEAD — MSUM President Anne Blackhurst is taking a stand against bias incidents in the aftermath of several racist social media posts by NDSU students that sparked a protest at the university. Blackhurt says although the posts were not by MSUM students, they, quote, “affect all of us, particularly our Black students and colleagues”. A Bias Incident Response Team has…

Downtown protest blames COVID-19 pandemic on animal consumption

Event coordinator seeks to prevent future pandemics

FARGO, N.D. — A Saturday protest in downtown Fargo planned by the PETA organization resulted in a smaller turnout than expected. Event coordinator, Trey Wharton singularly sought to bring awareness towards ending animal consumption to downtown shoppers as they walked by, by holding up signs catering some of PETA’s slogans and opinions. The message behind Saturday’s protest was to voice…

West Fargo man facing criminal charges from protest dies

Michael Griffin was arrested after the May 30th after the Black Lives Matter protest for aggravated assault and reckless endangerment. His family is hurt that he was dealing with these charges during the time of his death and wants his side of the story told.

FARGO, N.D. — A West Fargo man facing criminal charges for his actions during the May 30 Black Lives Matter protest has passed away. 47-year-old Michael Griffin was arrested for aggravated assault and reckless endangerment after he allegedly struck a protester with his vehicle and drove three blocks with the man still on his car. Griffin’s family maintains his innocence and…

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…

Black Lives Matter Fargo-Moorhead leads downtown Fargo protest

Members of the local Black Lives Matter chapter say some city leaders are reluctant to act on systemic change

FARGO, N.D. — A rally seeking justice and accountability from those in power began with a prayer at Fargo City Hall. “Lord, we say lord, we ask you for justice in the land,” said Pastor Gloria Shields with Latter Rain Ministries. “We ask you for justice in Fargo-Moorhead and the surrounding regions, and yes, in this country.” Led by Black…