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Grand Forks Man Arrested for Terrorizing

After getting pepper sprayed, Asaiah Scott continued to fight officers just before being arrested

GRAND FORKS, ND — Police in Grand Forks arrested a man who they say fought them with a knife. Officers say 23-year-old Asaiah Scott was walking along the 600 block of 2nd Avenue North near Central High School around 10:30 last night. Police were called to the scene after reports of terrorizing. When they arrived, Scott pulled out a knife….

Recall Petitions for Fargo City Commissioner to be Turned In

Backers need 3,500 valid signatures to declare a special election.

  FARGO, ND — Petitions to recall Fargo City Commissioner Dave Piepkorn will be turned in next week after all. Andrew Lenzmeier, who heads up the recall effort, says a call for an immediate end to the process came “out of left field” last week. The Fargo-Moorhead Refugee Advisory Council called for an end to the effort citing threats and…

Two Local Businesses at Odds: Center of Dispute is Alleged Threatening Phone Call

A recording of the alleged phone call is circulating around local social media groups

FARGO, N.D. — Two Fargo-Moorhead businesses are at odds after a bride posted a negative review of Avalon Events Center on Facebook which allegedly lead to a threatening phone conversation. “I am telling you that if that review does not go away, you’re toast,” is what Tom Poole, Avalon owner, allegedly told Donny Dahl in a recording of a phone…

Heitkamp: Grand Forks Could be Vital for National Security

Senator Heitkamp talks the investigation between the 2016 election and President Trump among other issues

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — U.S Senator Heidi Heitkamp, Grand Forks leaders and Russian experts are talking about ways the city can keep the United States safe. A CNN report says both Democrats and Republicans want answers to a possible association between the Trump campaign and Russia. President Trump took his thoughts to Twitter, saying this whole investigation is a “witch…

Energy Transfer Partners Report Coordinated Attacks at DAPL Construction Site

Company officials say the project remains on track to start moving oil this week between North Dakota and Illinois

  MORTON COUNTY, N.D. — The company building the Dakota Access pipeline claims that there have been coordinated physical attacks along the line. The brief court filing late Monday from Texas-based Energy Transfer Partners didn’t detail the attacks, but said they “pose threats to life, physical safety and the environment.” Company officials say the project remains on track to start…

Evansville Man’s Threats Lead to School Lockdown Monday

The Douglas County Swat Team was activated due to the threats and weapons in the house

  EVANSVILLE, Minn. — Teachers and sports teams were kept inside a school in Evansville, Minnesota after a man threatened to kill his father. Paul Johnson, 56, called authorities on Monday saying his 32-year-old son, Matthew Nolan, had threatened to kill him with a knife in his house. He also said his son threatened to force law enforcement to kill…

Fargo Man Accused of Threatening ND Senator Gets Court Delay

The man accused of sending threatening E-mails to Senator Heitkamp is asking for more time before his detention hearing

  A federal courtroom delay for Kevin Olson has been granted. He is the Fargo man accused of threatening to shoot Senator Heidi Heitkamp in the head. Olson’s lawyer moved to have the detention hearing delayed saying he needed more time. The hearing would have determined whether or not Olson would be offered bond or kept in custody throughout his…

Moorhead Police Arrest Tow Company Worker for Assault

Police say Butts pointed a gun at a customer after the two engaged in an argument

Moorhead police arrested a towing company worker for allegedly pointing a gun at a customer. Taylor Butts, 30, of West Fargo was arrested on suspicion of assault and terroristic threats. Police say the confrontation happened after a customer paid to retrieve his vehicle at Aggressive Towing. While looking to retrieve his vehicle in the back lot, there was a verbal…

Fargo Man Arrested for Threatening Senator Heitkamp

Kevin Olson will appear in court today after authorities say he sent threatening emails to Senator Heidi Heitkamp

Red River Valley SWAT working with U.S. Capitol Police say they arrested a Fargo man for threatening to shoot Senator Heidi Heitkamp in the head. Fargo Police Chief Dave Todd says Kevin Olson used his email to send the threats. They say Olson admitted to sending the emails but would not speak to them after that. A spokesperson for Senator…