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Fallen Lt. Adam Gustafson To Be Honored At Peace Officer Memorial in Bismarck

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — West Fargo Police Department Lieutenant Adam Gustafson will be honored Thursday at the North Dakota Peace Officer Memorial in Bismarck. Gustafson died on duty last May from a heart attack while at the police station. He had been with the department since 2009. Gustafson’s name will be added to the Peace Officer Memorial alongside the…

Fargo leaders & the community discuss combating street racing

According to a Insurify study, North Dakotans are cited for street racing 85% more often than the national average. 

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – A meeting brings people together to share how they feel about a growing concern of street racing that comes out during warmer months. Street racing and extreme speeding are on the rise across the country since the start of the pandemic, but nowhere more so than in North Dakota. The state ranks first in the nation…

Horace man sentenced for 20 burglaries in Cass County

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – A Horace man is sentenced to five years in prison for a series of business burglaries in Fargo, West Fargo and across Cass County. Shelby Whitt, 24,  pleaded guilty to 20 burglaries spanning from June to December 2021. He was arrested in March and prosecutors say he has been cooperative throughout the investigation as nearby agencies…

Storage unit fire raises awareness on dangers of living in them

A mattress caught fire and destroys a storage unit over the weekend, law enforcement says it was being illegally inhabited.

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR)- A mattress caught fire and destroys a storage unit over the weekend, law enforcement says it was being illegally inhabited. The incident is raising awareness to the potential dangers of staying in unsuitable living areas. “You saw what happened last weekend, yes there is a lot of dangers, people use their space heaters or candles and…

Police takes on Fire Dept. for blood donations during WF Battle for the Badges

All the blood given at the West Fargo Double Tree will be given to Vitalant and sent to to 70 hospitals in the tri-state area.

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR)- It’s fire versus police in a battle for blood that benefits the community. “We’re very fortunate to partner with the West Fargo Fire and Police Departments for this event. You know, they’re leaders in the community. We like using their influence for the good cause,” said Vitalant Donor Recruitment Representative Jessica Kinzler said. This is the…

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…

Community asked to send get well cards to hospitalized officer

Completed cards can be turned in to the West Fargo Police Department. Cards can be mailed, dropped off, or returned to a School Resource Officer.

WEST FARGO, ND (KVRR) – The West Fargo Police Department would like to invite community members of all ages to color a Get Well Soon card for Officer Brown. Cards will be sent by the WFPD to Officer Brown in Omaha as he continues his recovery. The Get Well Soon card template can be found at: http://ow.ly/Wiv450GHm0z Completed cards can…