RAMSEY COUNTY

SWAT Team & Police Arrest Wanted Man in Fargo Saturday

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — A man wanted in at least two counties is arrested after a high-risk, knock-and-announce search warrant is carried out in Fargo Saturday night. Police say they arrested Dustin Hagman with the help of the Red River Valley SWAT Team after 5 p.m. Saturday at 2624 35th Avenue South. He had warrants issued by authorities in Ramsey…

Suspect hit by deputy’s SUV dies of injuries

MOUNDS VIEW, Minn. – Authorities say a male suspect died after a Ramsey County sheriff’s deputy used an SUV to hit him on Wednesday when he began shooting at officers who were investigating a domestic assault in Mounds View. The Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement that authorities were looking for the assault suspect when he began firing…

Lawsuit claims jail guards were kept away from Chauvin because of race

MINNEAPOLIS – Eight Minnesota jail guards have filed a lawsuit alleging racial discrimination after they were barred from working on the floor where a former police officer charged in George Floyd’s death was being held. The eight guards identify as African American, Hispanic, Pacific Islander American and multiracial. They say they were segregated and prevented from doing their jobs at…

Governor Walz discusses security measures ahead of Biden’s inauguration

According to Walz, the FBI put out a bulletin calling attention to threats to the 50 capitals.

MINNESOTA – Governor Tim Walz discusses threats to the Minnesota State Capitol ahead of Inauguration Day. “Shame on this country if we try and normalize what’s happening here. Shame if we don’t hold those that made this situation accountable,” Governor Walz said. Following the riots that took place at the U.S Capitol and the possible threats to other cities, Governor…

Drowning victim’s body recovered from North Dakota lake

DEVILS LAKE, N.D. (KVRR/KFGO) – A man’s body has been recovered from Lake Irvine near Devils Lake. Ramsey County Sheriff Steve Nelson says the man broke through the ice last night. Deputies were looking for the man when they discovered his body and snowmobile in the water of the lake, north of Churchs Ferry. Nelson considers the death an accidental…

North Dakota Reports 31 New COVID-19 Cases and 1 Death

CASS COUNTY, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Health reports 31 new COVID-19 cases and one death on Monday. The counties reporting new cases include Burleigh, Cass, Ransom and Sioux Counties. Cass County reports the most cases with 26 and Burleigh County the second most with 3. A woman in her 90s with underlying health conditions from Ramsey County died. The…

First COVID-19 Death Reported In Minnesota, Total of 138 Cases In the State

Victim contracted the virus through contact with another COVID-19 case

(FOX 9) – Minnesota has reported its first COVID-19 death, officials announced Saturday. The state now has 138 cases. According to the Minnesota Department of Health, the death occurred March 19 in a Ramsey County resident in their 80s who recently tested positive for COVID-19 and was the contact of an earlier confirmed case. “Gwen and I extend our deepest sympathies to…