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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 a report of an attempted child abduction. Police arrived on the scene and concluded there was no attempted abduction, but arrested the suspect on a charge of disorderly conduct for what police described as an "unusual conversation" with two boys.
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 11:10 p.m. on Saturday officers were called to the 600 block of 6th Ave. SW for reports of gunshots and they then heard more shot fired in the neighborhood. A vehicle was seen leaving the area at a high rate of speed, and officers stopped and searched the vehicle.
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.
CANNON BALL — More than 90 scientists have signed a letter to the journal Science expressing concerns that the Dakota Access Pipeline threatens biodiversity and clean water. The signatories say the 1,172-mile pipeline could have large negative impacts on for the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and others downstream of the pipeline.
GLADSTONE — A Hettinger man was killed when the semi truck he was driving left the road near Gladstone and crashed Wednesday afternoon, the North Dakota Highway Patrol said in a report released Thursday