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Mountain Lion Neutralized in West Fargo

WEST FARGO, N.D.–A mountain lion was put down after police say it exhibited behavior associated with an unhealthy animal. The West Fargo Police Department responded to the 3200 block of Ninth Street West for reports of a mountain lion sighting at approximately 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday. When officers arrived they located the animal in the tree line near Rendezvous Park….

Missing West Fargo Man Found Deceased in Richland County

Police are still investigating the incident.

UPDATE: The body of Travis Zeck has been located in Richland County. The West Fargo police Department thanked the public for their help searching for Zeck Police are continuing to investigate the incident and no other information is being released at this time. They say there is no danger to the public. WEST FARGO, N.D.–The West Fargo Police Department is…

Sheyenne High School Threat Deemed Not Credible

A photo shared by one student was modified by another to include a threatening caption

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Police and school officials in West Fargo say there is no credible threat to Sheyenne High School after a photo and message was posted on social media. School Resource Officer Mark Morris was tipped off about the photo Sunday afternoon and notified administration and law enforcement. They determined that the photo shared by one student was…

West Fargo Police Department Warns Community of Phone Scam

The department says it would never request gift cards as a form of payment.

WEST FARGO, N.D.–The West Fargo Police Department is warning the community to not be fooled by a phone scam going around. They say scammers have been using the West Fargo Police Department’s name and possibly using software to mimic the department’s phone number. Police say one person was told their was a warrant for their arrest and was instructed to…

West Fargo Police Offer Safety Tips after Coyote Spotted in Neighborhood

Authorities say wildlife like coyotes, rabbits and deer should be left alone.

Courtesy: ND Game and Fish DepartmentWEST FARGO, N.D.–The West Fargo Police Department is offering wildlife safety tips after a coyote was spotted in West Fargo on Wednesday. Authorities say wildlife like coyotes, rabbits and deer should be left alone. People should not attempt to trap or harm them. In addition, prey animals such as wild turkeys, should not be fed…

West Fargo Police K9’s Receive Bullet proof Vests

The vests were donated by Vested Interest in K9s, Inc.

1/2 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Show Caption Hide Caption WEST FARGO, N.D.–The West Fargo Police Department K9’s, Macho and Brewtus, received bullet and stab proof vests. The vests were donated by Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. which is a non-profit located in Massachusetts. The non-profit’s mission is to provide vests and other kinds of assistance to dogs of law…

Police Report Jason Aldean Concert Ticket Scam

The seller used credible payment sources and promised delivery through a common ticket vendor.

WEST FARGO, N.D.–The West Fargo Police Department has received reports of a scam involving the sale of Jason Aldean concert tickets. Two victims say they purchased tickets from a private seller. After providing payment through an online payment system, the victims were blocked from contacting the seller and did not receive the tickets. The seller used credible payment sources and…

West Fargo’s “Mighty Myles” Passes Away

Myles Allen had been fighting neuroblastoma

WEST FARGO, N.D. — A young West Fargo boy ended his battle with an aggressive form of cancer. Myles Allen passed away yesterday. He had been fighting stage 4 neuroblastoma. We did a story back in May when the 7-year-old was honored with an award at Aurora Elementary School. It was done with the help of the West Fargo Police…

Man Arrested after Shooting in Downtown Fargo; Officer Injured During Incident

Aiken used a revolver with a green laser to fire a single shot.

FARGO, N.D.–The Fargo Police Department arrested a man at the Radisson after he fired a gun. Officers reported to 201 5 Street North at approximately 4 a.m. and noticed a green laser being pointed in all directions. Officers then located Fifty-four year-old Henry Isalle Aiken, of Fargo. Aiken used a revolver with a green laser to fire a single shot…

Residents at Eventide in West Fargo Thank First Responders

The event is part of "Make A Difference Day."

FARGO, N.D.- Once a year, Eventide takes a day trip to the West Fargo Fire Department, Police Department and F–M Ambulance. Their first stop was the Fire Department. Residents thanked first responders for their hard work in the community by bringing donuts. “We see them a lot, it could be good or bad, but they do come to our place…