VALLEY CITY, N.D. — The former chief of the Valley City Police Department apparently took his gun from his holster and pointed it in the direction of an Army National Guard soldier on Thanksgiving Day, City Administrator David Schelkoph said Friday, Dec. 9. But Schelkoph insists that incident, and other past actions by the former chief or the general performance of his duties, didn't play a factor in the City Commission's decision to cut ties with Fred Thompson.
VALLEY CITY, N.D. - The City Commission here voted 5-0 Thursday, Dec. 8, to accept the immediate resignation of Police Chief Fred Thompson. Thompson, who had been chief for about...
FARGO – Strong winds and blowing snow on Tuesday, Dec. 6, prompted the North Dakota Department of Transportation and the North Dakota Highway Patrol to close Interstate 94 between Fargo and Dickinson, while Interstate 29 was closed between Fargo and the Canadian border for much of the day. Both interstates reopened Wednesday morning, Dec. 7.
FARGO - Police have identified a man who was found dead Wednesday, Nov. 30, at the scene of an apartment fire in north Fargo. The body of Nickolas A. Pulicicchio, 38, was found in an apartment at 802 14th St. N., as firefighters were extinguishing a fire in the residence, Deputy Chief of Police Joe Anderson said in a news release Friday, Dec. 2.
MOORHEAD — The Moorhead Sports Center is buying a second electric-powered Zamboni, thanks to a grant from the Minnesota Amateur Sports Commission. The Parks and Recreation Department was awarded $68,000...
OTTERTAIL, Minn. — Lakes Country got a dose of freezing rain and snow on Tuesday, Nov. 22, closing local schools. But it was bright, warm and inviting inside Thumper Pond Resort's rebuilt water park. A pair of children were playing in the zero-depth entry pool, wading in the warm water and clambering up the ladder of a colorful slide in the shape of fish, while dolphin and seahorse fountains spouted gentle streams of water into the air. General Manager Brad Stevens smiled at the scene.
MOORHEAD — A bus driver working for a Moorhead School District subcontractor became upset with students he was driving home Tuesday, Nov. 22, and told them to get off the...
MOORHEAD - The latest enrollment projections for Moorhead's public schools estimate the school district will add more than 200 students in each of the next five years. Projections call for an average increase in enrollment of 3.22 percent, or 223 students, per year, Assistant Superintendent Brandon Lunak told the School Board last week.
WILKIN COUNTY, Minn. — The Minnesota State Patrol is investigating the crash of a semi truck that resulted in the driver being injured while he was traveling eastbound on Interstate 94 about milepost 35 on Sunday, Nov. 13. The crash was reported about 5:04 a.m., the patrol reported. Michael D. Petersen, 58, of Colfax, Wis., suffered non-life-threatening injuries in the crash involving a 2014 Freightliner, the patrol reported. No information was shared on the circumstances of the crash.
FARGO — Latest demographic estimates show the Fargo School District can expect to add 150 to 215 more students each year for the next five years, bringing enrollment to about 12,000 students by the 2021-22 school year. Most of the enrollment growth will likely follow housing development on Fargo's far south side, Superintendent Jeff Schatz told the School Board this week during his presentation of material provided by RSP and Associates.