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NIAGARA -- The Grand Forks Sheriff’s Department is investigating a fatal farming accident near Niagara. Officers responded early Monday to a spot about 10 miles north of Niagara, where a 34-year-old man was found dead near the header of a combine in a field, Grand Forks Sheriff’s Lt. Gary Grove said Tuesday.
SANBORN -- A 12-year-old boy died of a gunshot wound at a Sanborn residence Sunday evening, Oct. 2, according to the Barnes County Sheriff’s Office. Barnes County Chief Deputy Don Fiebiger declined to offer many details of the incident, other than to say a gun was discharged around 10 p.m. at the residence of the boy’s grandfather. The boy’s identity is being withheld pending the results of an autopsy, Fiebiger said.
GRAND FORKS -- The Grand Forks Police Department will add four officers to its ranks with funding from the federal government after receiving a $500,000 grant Monday. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., announced $625,000 worth of funding in the form of two Department of Justice grants to hire additional officers in North Dakota, with the lion’s share going to Grand Forks. The West Fargo Police Department will receive the remaining $125,000 to hire one officer.
FARGO -- Fargo police want the public to know that if they see a suspicious clown motoring around the area, it’s likely nothing to worry about. Officer Jessica Schindeldecker sent this message over an online application called “Nextdoor,” which alerts communities to things happening in their neighborhood.
GRAND FORKS — A 41-year-old man was arrested in connection with an unusual encounter with two children here on Sunday, Oct. 2, police said. At almost 4 p.m., police received...
MINOT, N.D. -- A Minot man who allegedly fired gunshots in southwest Minot and fled from the scene was caught by police late Saturday night. Police said Sunday that at...
KEENE, N.D. – A piping failure caused about 425 barrels, or 17,850 gallons, of saltwater and five barrels, or 210 gallons, of oil to spill at a saltwater disposal well on Friday about 10 miles northeast of Keene, the Department of Mineral Resources said. Goodnight Midstream, recently known as 1804 Operating, reported the spill, which was contained within a secondary steel containment system.
PETERSBURG, N.D.—The North Dakota Highway Patrol has released the identity of a 71-year-old West Fargo woman who died in a two-car crash on U.S. Highway 2 in Petersburg Sunday afternoon, Oct. 2. According to the Highway Patrol, the crash happened about 3:45 p.m.
MORTON COUNTY – Authorities have issued a felony arrest warrant for a Dakota Access Pipeline protester accused of charging at a police line on horseback. Mason Charles Redwing, 19, Fort...
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Longtime regional sportscasting legend Jim Adelson died about 5:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30, at the age of 91, in Scottsdale, his son Steve Adelson confirmed Saturday, Oct. 1. "He went out with a smile on his face," Steve said. "He loved the fact the Bison beat Iowa two weeks ago." For more than 25 years, the sportscaster made nightly appearances on television sets across the Red River Valley on Fargo's KXJB, Channel 4. For many years, his was the voice of North Dakota State University Bison sports and University of North Dakota Fighting Sioux hockey.