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Cheney Middle School students kept home following threat

The West Fargo Police Department alerted the school district to a very specific threat of violence.

WEST FARGO, ND (KVRR) – Students at Cheney Middle School in West Fargo are learning from home after police determined a serious threat to the school. The West Fargo Police Department alerted the school district to a very specific threat of violence. The threat was shared anonymously in a Snapchat group. Police say students brought the message to the attention…

Black organizations feel frustrated about NDSU President’s lack of authority

President Bresciani denied their request to meet with him, the task force on diversity and the equity office.

FARGO, N.D. — The North Dakota NAACP and the Black Lives Matter chapters of North Dakota State University and Fargo Moorhead say NDSU President Dean Bresciani needs to stop hiding behind emails and show up for students of color. “Racism isn’t getting worse. Racists are just getting exposed,” says BLM NDSU Allye Doyle. Organizers say this is just the tip…

Community demands action after racist NDSU students’ Snapchat group resurfaces

Information of thegroup recently resurfaced again after being posted on the Black Lives Matter Fargo Instagram page.

FARGO, N.D- Black Lives Matter Fargo-Moorhead and the Minnesota State University Moorhead Black Student Union march at the North Dakota State University campus after racist social media posts made by NDSU students come to light. “Fifteen days ago many of us didn’t know what happened. But 30 days ago, the administration did,” says BLM Fargo-Moorhead organizer Frederick Edwards. According to…

Neche Man Gets 60 Years In Prison For Sexual Exploitation of Minors

Prosecutors say 35-year-old Brandon Bjornstad coerced hundreds of children into producing and sharing sexually explicit images and videos

FARGO, N.D. — A Pembina County, North Dakota man is sentenced to 60 years in prison for multiple offenses of sexual exploitation of minors and child porn. Prosecutors say 35-year-old Brandon Bjornstad of Neche coerced hundreds of children into producing and sharing sexually explicit images and videos. He did this through multiple social media platforms including Skype, Kik and Snapchat…

West Fargo School District Holds Forum to Discuss Social Media Safety with Parents

Officers from the West Fargo Police Department and students also spoke

WEST FARGO, N.D. — After a teacher in her district pleaded guilty to having inappropriate relationships with students, Beth Slette decided it was time to teach the parents about the dangers kids face on their phones. “We have these students for six–and–half hours a day. I need to ensure that the children are safe in our schools, and I need to…

West Fargo Teacher Charged With Sex Crimes Involving Minors

She is accused of sending explicit photos to two teens and having sex with one of them

FARGO, N.D. — A former West Fargo teacher appeared in court after being charged with sending explicit pictures to two teens and having sex with one of them. Shannon Moser has been charged with one count of sexual assault of a minor and two counts of use of a minor for sexual performance. Her bail has been set at $30,000, which…

Moorhead Police on Extra Patrols After Possible Snapchat Threat

authorities say the threat is not credible but they're still taking precautions

  MOORHEAD, Minn. — Moorhead Police took on extra patrols around Moorhead High School after a possible threat on a social media app was reported Wednesday. School district officials and the police department issued a release saying they had been told about the threat by multiple people who had seen it circulating on Snapchat. Authorities investigated the picture, which showed…

Moorhead Police, School District Investigating Possible Snapchat Threat

The school district and Moorhead Police say they will continue to investigate, but do not believe the photo to be a credible threat to the community

  MOORHEAD, Minn. — The Moorhead School District and the Moorhead Police Department are investigating a possible threat on the high school that has been circulating through the social media app, Snapchat. School district officials say they received a number of calls from concerned people after the Snapchat showed a picture of several weapons with a message of “MHS.” Authorities…

Gov. Dayton Calling on State Rep. Cornish to Resign Over Sexual Harassment Allegations

Schoen and Cornish have both denied the allegations

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton calls the sexual harassment allegations at the State Capitol, “atrocities.” The governor has spoken out for the first time since allegations surfaced against at least two lawmakers. Multiple women have accused Republican State Representative Tony Cornish of sexual harassment. State Senator Dan Schoen, a member of the governor’s own Democratic Party, has…