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Red Cross Searching for More Volunteers to Help in Houston

Volunteers usually spend two weeks in the area

NATIONAL — The American Red Cross has sent 21 locals so far to help with Hurricane Harvey relief, but they’re still looking for more help. They are helping with sheltering and feeding programs in Houston. All of the Dakota’s Region trucks have been deployed and they are continuing to send people down. Volunteers usually spend two weeks in the area….

General Atomics Celebrates Grand Opening of Training Hanger at Grand Sky

The hangar will serve as a flight test and training center

GRAND FORKS, ND — General Atomics has completed its flight test and training center in Grand Forks. The 24,000 square foot facility is a 10 year lease between Grand Sky and General Atomics. Grand Forks joins the big leagues. “When they sell an aircraft to England or to Australia or some other country, they train the pilots here,” said Senator…

Wyndmere Priest Currently on Administrative Leave Received Prior Training for Boundary Issues

Goering also stated many people in the Wyndmere and Walhalla parishes have spoken out in support of Father Feltman

RICHLAND COUNTY, ND — The priest of a Wyndmere parish, who is currently on administrative leave after he was accused of “inappropriate” contact with children, received training on boundaries while he was at a former parish in Walhalla. Investigation documents obtained by KVRR stated Monsignor Joseph Goering of the Fargo Diocese told Richland County and BCI officials that Father Thomas…

Body Pulled from the Red River After Search for Swimmer in Lindenwood Park

Rescue crews across the FM area spent all day looknig for a man who hasn't returned from the Red River

FARGO, ND — Authorities confirm they have pulled a body from the Red River in Lindenwood Park. His identity is being withheld until family is notified. This, after the man’s friends said they saw him go into the river and not come back. At about 1:30 p.m. crews responded to Lindenwood Park after two people saw a man go into…

ND National Guard’s 119th Wing Unveils MQ-9 Reaper

The 119th's Wing held an open house to showcase their new remotely piloted aircraft.

FARGO, ND — It’s an exciting day for the 119th Wing of the National Guard as they presented their latest hands free aircraft model, the MQ-9 Reaper. “This is an immense opportunity and event for us,” said Colonel Britt Hatley. “I arrived in 119th Wing a year ago this week and I knew that this was coming and I knew that…

Grand Forks Sheriff’s Office Offering Incentive for Alcohol Server Training

The coalition will provide a cash card for people who complete the training by September 30th

  GRAND FORKS, ND — The Grand Forks Sheriff’s Office is giving a little incentive to local businesses if they complete online training for alcohol serving. The sheriff’s office is teaming up with the Grand Forks Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition to promote Responsible Alcohol Server Training. They are asking employees and managers of bars, restaurants and liquor stores to complete…

Gov. Dayton Names $12 Million Police Training Program in Honor of Philando Castile

Governor Dayton says he wants people and law enforcement to work together to improve relationships

ST. PAUL, Minn. — It’s been exactly one year since the fatal shooting of Philando Castile and Governor Dayton is recommending a new program be named in his honor. The Philando Castile Law Enforcement Training Fund is a $12 million program that will pay for training Minnesota officers who serve in diverse communities. Dayton says he wants people and law…

A Walk in Their Boots: Fargo Fire, Sanford POWER Team Take on Stair Challenge

To Understand What it Takes To Be A Firefighter, Sandford POWER Employees Suit Up

FARGO, ND — The Fargo Fire Department is challenging Sanford POWER to take a walk in their boots. Helmets on, suits zipped, and equipment ready. That’s what employees of Sanford POWER did to prepare to walk up 10 flights of steps in the new Sanford Medical Center. It’s all so they can understand just what it takes to work as the firefighters…

Thousands of Runners Hit the Streets for the Fargo Marathon

20,000 runners participated in the 13th Annual Fargo Marathon

FARGO, N.D. — It’s the race of the year in Fargo which brings in thousands of runners from across the country. Headphones in, shirt sleeves rolled up and runners were in their zone as they took off for the 13th annual Fargo Marathon. Runners had to wake up at the crack of dawn, but they still gathered the energy and…

Meet Blue: New Addition to Fargo K9 Unit

The department posted this picture of the K9 on their Facebook page

  FARGO, ND — The Fargo Police Department has a new K9 officer and thanks to you, a brand new name. The department posted this picture of the K9 on their Facebook page. K9 Blue is a Belgian Malinois and the department says he was selected for the force because of his high drive. Blue is with his future handler,…