Skip to main content
The Dickinson Press
Education's future: Advocates say North Dakota needs more technical workers
Not a boy's club: Women-owned businesses grow in U.S., North Dakota
Rail agency alerts tank car owners to potential defects
Drop in U.S. consumer spending clouds Fed rate hike outlook
Morton County investigates reports of crop sprayer near protesters
crime and courts
nation and world
Killdeer oilfield waste facility must close, clean up site
Whiting CEO: Tribal service deals could help Dakota pipeline impasse
RockPile gets bought out, expands
Sunoco, behind protested Dakota Access pipeline, tops U.S. crude spill charts
Tribal official urges respect in pipeline debate
Looking for your first credit card? Here’s how you choose
Engagement: Schank and Hofland
Wildfire, Night Hawks prepare for a battle in the trenches
Trio of sophomores proving vital for Titans
Hopfauf carrying heavy load for Midgets football
Buxton powers Twins past Royals
Morlock's versatility to be tested as the Bison starting fullback
Port: One of these idiots its going to be president
Veeder: Connecting with grandma's memory over a slice of apple pie
Our View: Feds should pay for Dakota Access protest costs
Port: Marsy's Law campaign has been bizarre, insulting, inaccurate
Other Views: Mask comes off of Voter ID laws
Marjorie J. Gegelmann
Medora gears up for visitors
New tellings of old museum stories
Beach vibe in the Bakken
Sax remodels downtown building into custom and detailing center
Business steady as Platinum Motorsports becomes certified
March 29, 2016
After line-of-duty death, Fargo police consider helmets for protection
FARGO -- To give patrol officers more protection on the street, the Fargo Police Department is looking into buying bullet-resistant helmets and putting one in every squad car. The move toward helmets comes after a rifle round fatally struck Officer Jason Moszer in the head during...
March 29, 2016 - 6:00am
March 2, 2016
Man who shot officer warned ‘Get out of the area’
FARGO — A Fargo man who died in a shootout with police last month that also left an officer dead warned authorities before the shooting began...
March 2, 2016 - 4:04pm
February 22, 2016
Funerals 'part of the grieving process' for family of officers killed in line of duty
FARGO, N.D. -- Among the thousands expected to turn out for today's funeral of slain Fargo police Officer Jason Moszer, there will be a handful...
February 22, 2016 - 12:06am
January 29, 2016
Bottineau man accused of pepper-spraying Fargo police officer
FARGO -- A Bottineau man has pleaded not guilty to felony assault charges in which he's accused of pepper-spraying a Fargo police officer near...
January 29, 2016 - 7:56pm
January 28, 2016
Fargo police: Investigation into suspicious death almost done
FARGO -- Fargo police are close to wrapping up an investigation into the suspicious circumstances surrounding a woman's death last summer, Lt. Jason Nelson said Wednesday. Casey Jo Schulte, 26, was found dead Aug. 19, lying on a workbench in the back of her garage at her apartment...
January 28, 2016 - 6:00am
August 9, 2015
Fargo police still waiting on information in day care death case
WEST FARGO — Police say there is no new information to report in the death investigation of 6-month-old Owen Skodje. West Fargo Detective Tim Runcorn said he is waiting for additional test results to be returned from the Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office. Skodje was...
News/crime and courts
August 9, 2015 - 12:16am
July 11, 2015
Fargo police officer who shot robbery suspect won't face charges
FARGO--Cass County's top prosecutor has decided not to press criminal charges against a Fargo police officer who shot and wounded a suspected armed robber last month during a shootout in downtown. Cass County State's Attorney Birch Burdick found no reason to charge Officer Matthew...
July 11, 2015 - 5:10pm
May 8, 2015
Name released of woman found in Red River
FARGO — Police have released the name of a 36-year-old Fargo woman whose body was discovered in the Red River shortly before 1 p.m. Thursday....
May 8, 2015 - 3:10pm
April 9, 2015
Police reaching ‘a tipping point': Fargo-Moorhead aims to curb gangs
FARGO — Eliminating gang activity is going to be a full-time job for six officers from the police departments in Fargo and West Fargo, and the Cass County and possibly Clay County sheriff’s departments, as part of a street crimes law enforcement unit launched earlier this month. A...
April 9, 2015 - 10:17pm
April 7, 2015
Former Fargo police chief sued for sexual harassment
RICHMOND, Calif. - A former Fargo police chief who became police chief here has been sued by an officer for sexual harassment. Chris Magnus,...
News/crime and courts
April 7, 2015 - 7:25pm
March 18, 2015
Cop told to teach peers about social media pitfalls after his ‘hang urself’ Facebook post
FARGO — A Fargo police officer who told someone to “do us all a favor and hang urself” during a Facebook debate about a police shooting has been ordered to teach other officers about the pitfalls of social media. Police officials gave Officer Zach Messmer the option of receiving...
News/crime and courts
March 18, 2015 - 10:41pm
March 4, 2015
Fargo cop faces internal investigation for Facebook comment
FARGO – A heated online debate about a police shooting has landed a Fargo cop in trouble after he apparently told someone on Facebook to “do us all a favor and hang urself.” Officer Zach Messmer is under investigation by the Police Department’s Office of Professional Standards...
March 4, 2015 - 4:59pm
June 14, 2014
Man charged with stealing from grandpa dying of cancer
FARGO — A 25-year-old Jamestown man is accused of racking up about $11,000 in unauthorized charges on his grandfather’s credit cards in the last days of the older man’s life, as he was dying of pancreatic cancer. According to court documents filed in Cass County District Court,...
News/crime and courts
June 14, 2014 - 10:50pm
March 15, 2014
Fargo man arrested in drug-related killing
FARGO — A suspect was arrested Friday evening in a drug-related killing earlier in the day in south Fargo, police reported Saturday. Wade Anthony Garrett, 19, of Fargo, is in custody for the intentional murder of 26-year-old Rolandas Devon House, Fargo police Lt. Joel Vettel said....
March 15, 2014 - 11:31pm
March 12, 2014
Fargo police officer kills himself
FARGO — The gunshot suicide of Lt. Jeff Skuza on Tuesday morning left Fargo police grieving the loss of a veteran officer remembered as a consummate...
March 12, 2014 - 12:00am