Internal investigation finds former Fargo Police Deputy Chief Osmundson acted alone at George Floyd protest

The full PSO report is available on the City of Fargo's website.

FARGO, N.D.–The Fargo Police Department’s Professional Standards Office completed an internal investigation that found former Fargo Police Deputy Chief Todd Osmundson acted alone during a rally for George Floyd on May 30. A report completed by the PSO states Osmundson went undercover at the rally to gain intelligence. He took photographs of protesters, rioters and police officers and allegedly consumed…

ND Department of Health Warns of Blue-Green Algae

If you think you see blue-green algae, you should report it to the Department of Health

NORTH DAKOTA — Before you head out to the lakes, make sure you’re aware of a dangerous type of algae: blue-green algae. If you see blue-green algae, you don’t necessarily have to avoid the water, but make sure you and your animals stay clean. “Blue-green algae blooms are usually caused by weather conditions— heat, lots of sunlight, and excessive nutrients. It…

F-M Diversion Task Force Report to be Released

Mahoney says the proposal needs to qualify for DNR permits

  REGIONAL — A final report from the task force formed to help revive the stalled flood project for the Fargo-Moorhead area is expected to be released this week. Fargo Mayor Tim Mahoney, who also chairs the Fargo-Moorhead Diversion Authority, expects the final plan to be a hybrid of all the task force options. Mahoney says the proposal needs to…

Internal Law Enforcement Communication During the Pipeline Protests

The "intel threads," were shared between the FBI, and various state and local law enforcement agencies

NORTH DAKOTA — Other newly filed documents are providing a glimpse into some of the internal law enforcement communication that went on during these protests. The “intel threads,” were shared between the FBI, and various state and local law enforcement agencies. One of the threads mentions a threatening phone call received by former North Dakota First Lady Betsy Dalrymple’s office….

The University of Minnesota is Changing Their Sexual Misconduct Policy

The college now requires all employees to report cases of sexual harassment or sexual assault against students

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — The University of Minnesota has designed a new policy when it comes to reporting sexual misconduct on campus. The college now requires all employees to report cases of sexual harassment or sexual assault against students. Previously, the university only required supervisors and employees in advisory roles to make the report. Some critics of the policy say it…

NTSB: Witness Describes Plane Sounded Like “A Terrible Racket” Before Crashing in Moorhead

The plane struck a light pole near an Interstate 94 weigh station before crashing into a field

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Snow and Wind Reports for 10/26-10/27

Reports from Thursday and Friday Morning's Winter Weather

SNOW REPORTS – Grand Forks – 0.8″ Fargo – 0.3″ Moorhead, MN – 0.2″ East Grand Forks, MN – 1.5″ Holt, MN – 4.0″ Bagley, MN – 7.5″ Warroad, MN – 8.5″ Pelican Rapids, MN – 1.0″ Mentor, MN – 2.0″ Park Rapids, MN – 4.5″ Detroit Lakes, MN – 2.0′ Lake George, MN – 5.5″ Pembina, ND – 2.0″…

Family Reports Fargo Man Missing Months After Seeing Him Last

He wasn't reported missing by his family until August

FARGO, ND — Fargo Police are trying to find a man who has been missing for months. They say 21-year-old Gabriel McCloskey was last seen in Fargo on February 28. He wasn’t reported missing by his family until August. They say they have been unable to contact Gabriel. He is American Indian, six foot four and 165 pounds with black…

University of Jamestown Appealing $200,000 Fine for Improper Paperwork

University officials say these violations are "procedural or clerical in nature."

  JAMESTOWN, ND — The University of Jamestown is appealing a more than $200,000 fine for not filing a proper security report. The Clery Act requires any place of higher education which receives federal funding to give annual security reports. It must have information on campus crime and explain how they improve campus safety. University officials say these violations are…

Fargo Police Investigating Assault, No Arrests Made

A report will be sent to the Cass County States Attorney's office for possible charges of terrorizing or assault

  FARGO, ND — Fargo police are investigating an assault that sent two men to the hospital with minor injuries. Officers were called to an apartment at 1440 34th Street South just after 2 a.m. The initial report said a gun was involved. But during interviews with those involved, police were unable to determine if a gun was used and…