One Arrested in Case of Runaway Fargo Teen

Her disappearance wasn't made public until 9 o'clock last night

  FARGO, ND — A family has something to be thankful for this year after officers found a teen this afternoon who had been reported missing and one person has been arrested. Police say 13-year-old Carlyse Ditch was reported missing at about 7:30 Wednesday morning. Her disappearance wasn’t made public until 9 o’clock last night. She was last seen by…

UPDATE: Missing Fargo Teen Located in West Fargo

She has not been in contact with family or friends and does not have a cell phone

FARGO, ND — The Fargo Police Department says they have located 13-year-old Carlyse Ditch in West Fargo. We will have more on this story on KVRR Local News at 6 and 9. PREVIOUS STORY The Fargo Police Department is asking for the public’s help in finding a missing teen from south Fargo. Carlyse Ditch, 13, was last seen walking home…

Illinois Man Arrested After Found with Missing Teen from Bemidji

He was found with the girl in Minneapolis and brought back to Beltrami County

BELTRAMI COUNTY, Minn. — A man from Illinois is being held in Beltrami County after picking up a 13 year old Bemidji girl and taking her to Minneapolis. Authorities say 21-year-old Chris Morales met the teen on social media. She was reported missing on Tuesday when she disappeared from her home and wasn’t at school. A neighbor of the teen…

Family of Missing Detroit Lakes Teen Wants Him to Know it’s All Right to Come Home

Meghan says Parker was living in an abusive household, had problems in school and had recently failed a drug test

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Seven weeks ago, 15-year-old Parker Eastman ran away from his home in Detroit Lakes. Almost two months later, his family still has unanswered questions. It was a moment that changed Meghan Eastman’s life. “I went in there and he shares his room with his 13–year–old brother and it was just his brother in there,” Eastman said….

Aspiring Young Hunters Revive a Declining Sport in Fergus Falls

Dozens of kids and teens practice their shotgun shooting in preparation for the real thing

FERGUS FALLS, Minn — Pheasant hunters in Fergus Falls are getting kids behind the barrel to revive a sport on the decline. This after the DNR estimates Minnesota’s hunting population is down by about 20,000 in the past decade. From ages 12 to 17, dozens of boys and girls are carrying on a tradition. “I started shooting when I was…

Man Who Helped Rescue Alexandria Teen from Kidnappers Gives Back to the Family

In what police call an incredible example of kindness, Melchert gave the $7,000 reward back to Block

ALEXANDRIA 1 COURTESY: Alexandria Police Department, Facebook ALEXANDRIA 2 COURTESY: Alexandria Police Department, Facebook   ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — Police in Alexandria say the man rewarded for a kidnapped girl’s safe return gave the money back to the victim’s family. Chief Rick Wyffels says Earl Melchert was the man who called 911 after Jasmine Block escaped on September 5th. In what…

Police Clarify Details on a Standoff with a Teenager in Grand Forks

Officers said the SWAT team was not involved despite other media reports

GRAND FORKS, ND — Officers in Grand Forks are clearing up details about a standoff with a potentially armed teenager Friday afternoon. They said despite other media reports, the SWAT team was not involved. At around noon, they said the teenager left school and went inside a family member’s home at the Valley Ho Mobile Home Park. Officers said there…

Moorhead Police Searching for Runaway Teen

Her family asks that if you spot her, contact police

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Police in Moorhead hope you can help them track down a runaway teen. Shelby Penner, 15, left her south Moorhead home during the early morning hours of September 15. There have been sightings of her in the metro with allegations that she may have colored her hair dark brown or black. Her family asks that if you…

With Death of Burnsville Teen, NDSU Students Reflect on Social Choices

Devin's school is also offering support to his fellow classmates

FARGO, ND — A teen who was found unresponsive at an NDSU dorm on Sunday and was later pronounced dead has been identified as 17-year-old Devin Delaney of Burnsville, Minnesota. A spokesperson for the family says Devin was passionate about hockey and lacrosse at his high school. He says the family is devastated and asking for privacy. A GoFundMe account…

Teen Found Unresponsive Declared Dead at NDSU Dorm

Sevrinson Hall

FARGO, ND — Statement from NDSU:  NDSU police received notification of an unresponsive 17-year-old male at Sevrinson Hall shortly after noon on Sunday, Sept. 17. Emergency medical services was immediately dispatched and life-saving efforts were performed, but were unsuccessful. There were no apparent signs of foul play and preliminary investigation indicates the deceased was not an active NDSU student. There…