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Cybersecurity Experts Warn Of Increased Coronavirus Related Phishing Attacks

FARGO, N.D. – Cyber security experts are warning people to be extra vigilant online, especially now that they are working remotely from home. With millions of Americans working from home, it’s important to take extra steps to protect the data of yourself and your company. Employees should make sure to avoid sharing any sensitive information over an unsecured video connection….

Moorhead Police Wants To Ease People’s Minds When They’re Leaving For Vacation

The program is free and offered all year round. 

MOORHEAD, Minn.- They have been providing the “Vacation House Check” service since the program started almost two decades ago. They want to make sure people get to fully enjoy their vacations without having to worry about someone breaking into their home. “They go there and they’re going to park in the driveway and go up to the garage door, the…

Man Taken For Evaluation After Incident At North Dakota Heritage Center

A Heritage Center security staff member also received minor injuries

BISMARCK, ND — A man could face charges after driving his pickup up to the North Dakota Heritage Center in Bismarck and assaulting the security staff. Security was able to contain the 52-year-old man until troopers with the North Dakota Highway Patrol arrived to detain him. The man was taken to the hospital for an evaluation. A Heritage Center security staff…

Man Accuses Fargo Police Department Of Crime Ring, Calls Mayor A Liar

Mayor Tim Mahoney says Duane Hansen has made false accusations, harassed his staff and refused to listen to common sense

Fargo Mayor Tim Mahoney and Duane HansenFARGO, ND — A man with a history of conflicts with local government employees and law enforcement is accusing the Fargo Police Department of being involved in a theft ring. “You people are way out of line,” said Duane Hansen of Hawley. “There is theft going on here and like I said I believe there’s…

NDSU Police Warns Campus of Burglary in South Weible Residence Hall

One person's wallet was stolen

FARGO, N.D. — The NDSU Police Department is warning the campus after a burglary happened in South Weible Residence Hall Thursday evening. Around 6:30, police say someone went into a room with no one inside. When the student living there returned to their room, they noticed their wallet was missing. “I was scared just because it was at 6:30, it wasn’t…

New TSA Proposal Could Do Away With Security at Smaller Airports

Hector International Airport would not be affected

A new TSA proposal could do away with security at some airports. The plan would only affect about 150 small-to medium-sized airports across the country, not including Hector International Airport. “I think it’s a mistake. I think there has to be a continued surveillance, not because the danger is always there, but because people make mistakes,” Michael Yellowbird, a frequent flyer,…

Concertgoers Get Ready for Country Music, Fun at 36th Annual We Fest

New security measure prevents bags bigger than 11x15x4 inches in concert area

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Hundreds of people have already set up shop inside the Soo Pass Ranch in Detroit Lakes for the 36th annual We Fest. With the promise of country music and camaraderie lingering in the air, people from all over have their reasons for pitching a tent or parking an RV in Detroit Lakes this week. “There’s just a…

New Position Aims to Provide Safety in Fargo Parks: Highlighted After Man is Chased with Machete

The police department is calling Josh Marvig the new park officer and the parks district has given him the title of security coordinator

FARGO, N.D. — A Fargo man was arrested Sunday after chasing a man with a machete in a Fargo park. Police got a call shortly after 9 p.m. to an area near the playground in Lindenwood Park. They say 25–year–old Emmanuel Gartei got into an argument with the man over money. Gartei then went to his car to get a…

Fargo, West Fargo, Moorhead Public Schools Pushing For New Security Protocol

they will start new drills in the spring

FARGO, N.D. — With the 18 school shootings that have happened so far in 2018, Fargo, West Fargo and Moorhead Public Schools are pushing even more for a new security protocol. Before the summer of 2017, the schools used the traditional approach which included locking the door and hiding in the room. They have since been training staff how to do…