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Woman accused of robbing Wyndmere bank reaches plea deal

WYNDMERE, N.D. (Valley News Live) - The woman accused of holding up a small town North Dakota bank last July has reached a deal with prosecutors and has pleaded guilty in the case. 44-year-old Tessa Ann Marie Jaksa is charged in federal court with one count of bank robbery, after...
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Shots Fired in Jefferson Park neighborhood

FARGO, N.D. (Valley News Live) - Fargo Police confirms shots were fired in the Jefferson Park neighborhood Monday night. Authorities say they were dispatched around 8:30 p.m. for the report of shots fired in the 700 block of 23rd St. S. Upon arrival, officers found shell casings on the ground.
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Fargo Moorhead Diversion Project Groundbreaking

ARGUSVILLE, N.D. – Groundbreaking for the diversion channel for the Fargo-Moorhead region’s comprehensive flood protection project took place Tuesday. Senator John Hoeven says he worked to fund and secure a $569 million Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loan to support this portion of the project, the first major Army Corps project in the nation to utilize this tool.

Fargo police investigate Monday night gunfire incident

FARGO (KVRR-KFGO) – Another incident involving gunfire in Fargo, the fourth such incident in 3 days. Police responded to a call of shots fired in the Jefferson Park area in the 700 block of 23rd Street South shortly after 8:30 p.m. Monday. There, officers recovered shell casings. Police tell...

Fargo PD continues to crackdown on speeding and street racing in the city

FARGO, N.D. (Valley News Live) - The Fargo Police Department has been continuing to place its focus on traffic enforcement including speeding and street racing, within the city. During the month of June, concentrated on major traffic areas including 19th Ave. N., South University Dr., and 32nd Ave. S. and...

Governor Burgum joins other elected officials in breaking ground for new FM Area Diversion Project

(Fargo, ND) -- Ground breaking happened in Argusville Tuesday for what is expected to be the most ambitious infrastructure project ever in the region. "With the protection for the entire metro area it's going to save tens of millions of dollars annually because of all these family members are going to have like a giant insurance break," said North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum.

Investigation into 3 weekend shootings continue for Fargo PD

FARGO, N.D. (Valley News Live) - Fargo Police are continuing to investigate the three shootings that happened over the weekend. It’s causing concern for both police and people in the community. The city has now reached a total of 5 shootings, so far this year, according to the Fargo...

Pickup on fire, traffic backed up on I-94

FARGO, N.D. (Valley News Live) - Traffic was backed up during rush hour on Monday, as troopers responded to a pickup on fire on I-94 W, 3 miles outside Moorhead around 5:30 PM. Our crew on the scene reported people running to help as heavy black smoke could be seen from the sky. According to Minnesota State Patrol, there were no injuries as a result of the fire. The lanes were eventually cleared, and the vehicle was towed away.

Fargo-Moorhead flood control effort digs in

Work is starting on a 30-mile long channel that will be a key part of the Fargo-Moorhead flood control project on the Red River between Minnesota and North Dakota. A 20-mile long dam with large gated control structures south of Fargo-Moorhead will control the flow of water during floods, diverting a portion of the Red River into the channel, reducing the river level through the urban area.
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Officer Joe Vegel, we salute you!

Officer Joe Vegel is a native of Blaine, MN.—where he graduated from Blaine High School, and continued his education at Minnesota State University – Mankato. Vegel graduated in 2016, earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Law Enforcement. Vegel began his career working as a security officer at a...

UPDATE: Missing teen safely located

FARGO, N.D. (Valley News Live) - UPDATE: The Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office says a missing 17-year-old has been found safe. They are thanking the public for providing information about the whereabouts of Samantha Holte. ORIGINAL STORY:. Police say they’re searching runaway, Samantha Holte, who may be in the...

Bison and Jacks tops of the FCS Preseason Poll

( — North Dakota State is tops in the Stats FCS National Preseason Top 25 poll released on Monday. The Bison grabbed 52 of the 54 first-place votes. South Dakota State follows behind ranked second with the remaining two first-place votes. Rounding out the top five were Montana, Montana State, and Missouri State. South Dakota received votes.

Fargo police investigating three shootings between Saturday and early Sunday; No arrests

FARGO (KFGO) – Fargo police are investigating several shooting incidents over the weekend that left three people hospitalized. Police responded about 2:30 a.m. Sunday to the Holiday Station store at 101 University Drive North on reports of vandalism at the convenience store. Arriving on the scene, they discovered that the front glass door had been shattered by gunfire. A local hospital also notified dispatch that shortly after police arrived at the scene, a shooting victim had been brought to their emergency room with non-life-threatening injuries.

MSUM Football Enters Fall Camp With Key Returners

MOORHEAD, Minn (KVRR/Nick Couzin)— Minnesota State-Moorhead football was back on Nemzek field for the first time since the spring as it was the first day of fall camp. Its all in preparation for game one under the lights, September 1st against Sioux Falls. The dragons are a young team...