Cass County Feb 29 Weekly Crime Report: 667 Incidents and 12 Crime Stories
Cass County Feb 29 Weekly Crime Report: 667 Incidents and 12 Crime Stories. During the last week, Cass County reported a total of 667 crime cases. The most frequent type of crime was categorized as 'Other', with 178 cases. This was followed by 'Disturbance' with 138 cases, 'Theft' with 102 cases, and 'Arrest' with 88 cases. More serious crimes such as 'Domestic Related' incidents were reported 70 times, 'Assault' 45 times, and 'Burglary' 26 times. Less frequent but still concerning were 'Vandalism' with 15 cases, 'Violation' with 4 cases, and a single 'Shooting' incident. These figures reveal a concerning level of criminal activity in the place, with a worrying prevalence of 'Other' crimes, suggesting a diverse range of offenses are being committed. It is hoped that law enforcement will take swift action to address this situation.
Moorhead couple thankful for a second chance at life
MOORHEAD, Minn. (Valley News Live) - A Moorhead couple is thankful for a second chance at life. They each received a life-saving organ transplant, one year apart. “We are very, very, like this says, blessed,” Theresa Strate says. “We are very blessed.”. Even after 45 years of marriage,...
High-risk search warrant executed in Fargo
FARGO, N.D. (Valley News Live) - On Thursday, February 29th, at 6:00 A.M, The Red River Valley SWAT Team, and the Fargo PD helped the Cass County Drug Task Force with a high-risk search warrant in the 200 block of 25th St. S. The search was part of a narcotics investigation.
LIVE: New Owner Of Moorhead Freez Plans To Keep Sweet Traditions Alive
MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – One iconic Moorhead Ice Cream shop is heading into the future with new ownership looking to keep sweet traditions alive. The Moorhead Freez is opening for the season at 11 a.m. on Friday, March 1st. Lorraine Moore bought the shop over the winter. Former Co-owner...
Son of major league pitcher from Fargo in critical condition after being hit by car
CLEARWATER, Fla. (FOX-13) – The 4-year-old boy who was struck by a car in Clearwater on Sunday and airlifted in critical condition is the son of Fargo native and Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Erik Swanson. The City of Clearwater reported the child, Toby Swanson, of Fargo, North Dakota, remains...
75th annual Moorhead Dairy Queen opening scheduled tonight instead of traditional March 1st time
(Moorhead, MN) -- The Moorhead Dairy Queen is opening early this year. Typically, customers needed to wait until March 1st to get their sweet treats, but they are opening tonight at 7:00 p.m. for a "leap year surprise party". Of the 75 years the location has opened its doors, the Moorhead Dairy Queen believes this is the first time they have opened on February 29th.
Central MN Bar Puts It’s ‘People’s Choice’ Award On The Line This Weekend
A Central Minnesota bar with an award-winning bloody mary mix is hitting the road this weekend and putting it's 2023 People's Choice award on the line in Fargo. The Red Rooster in Genola is competing in the Fargo/Moorhead Bloody Mary Festival on Saturday. The Rooster recently won a People's Choice award at the Twin Cities Bloody Mary Festival back in October.
Grass fire along I-94 near Rothsay, MN
ROTHSAY, Minn. (Valley News Live) - Fire fighters worked to put out flames along Interstate-94 east of Moorhead after something sparked a grass fire. The Rothsay Fire Department responded to mile marker 42 around noon on Thursday, February 29. Flames and heavy smoke were seen coming from the ditch. A...
West Fargo man provides update on missing service dog
WEST FARGO, N.D. (Valley News Live) - A West Fargo man provided an update on a missing service dog Wednesday. In a Facebook post, Jason Larkin says although Ruby has been missing since Dec. 3, 2023, he remains hopeful she will be found safe and unharmed. He goes on to...
Minnesota Representative and Moorhead Police Chief spout disagreements over School Resource Officers
(Moorhead, MN) -- A lawmaker who represents Moorhead is sounding the alarm on School Resource Officers saying students feel they are "over policed" at the district. Minnesota Representative Heather Keeler, who represents District 4A, speaking to lawmakers in St. Paul about concerns she has with School Resource Officers. "The only...
Fargo and Moorhead call for peace in Israel and Palestine in rare joint proclamation
(Fargo, ND) -- The Cities of Fargo and Moorhead are issuing a joint statement on Israel and Palestine, calling for peace in the region. The joint proclamation states Mayors Tim Mahoney and Shelly Carlson mourn the loss of innocent lives due to the ongoing conflict in the Gaza Strip, and are sending a message that Fargo and Moorhead stand for enduring peace.
Valley Today 6:00 a.m. Weather February 28
Frigid morning in Fargo with plow crews battling icy roads post-blizzard. Travel with caution as neighborhood streets remain treacherous. Despite a slight afternoon warm-up, beware of persistent icy patches. Bundle up against subzero temperatures and dangerous wind chills, reaching -30 in Valley City. Stay safe and layered up!
Whooping cough cases climb
An uptick in whooping cough has Fargo Cass Public Health (FCPH) is stressing the importance of getting vaccinated for pertussis. Since November 2023, there have been 29 reported cases of pertussis in Cass County. At least eight cases have been reported over the last 17 days — a number that is expected to increase.
The Freez opens Friday – the same, but different
When The Freez opens for the season at 2 p.m. Friday, the ice cream treats will be the same. Familiar faces will be at the windows, ready to take the year’s first orders. Only one thing will be entirely new: the owner. Lorraine Moore has purchased the popular neighborhood...
Unclaimed veteran to be laid to rest Monday in Cass County
(Fargo, ND) -- Cass County Veterans Services has planned a burial for an unclaimed veteran on Monday. Officials say Larry Gross served five years in the U.S. Navy, but has no surviving family members. He'll be laid to rest at the Fargo National Cemetery on Monday at 9:00 a.m. The...
Heidi & Chad Durand ‘We Fight for Him’
“Our boys are two of only 500 cases worldwide.” – Heidi Durand. One of Cullen’s countless physicians may have said it best. He told Chad and Heidi Durand, “Compared to this diagnosis, you’d have better odds of winning the Powerball.”. He was talking of the...
Crews To Remove New Snow Starting Overnight in Downtown Fargo
FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Street crews will be busy hauling all of that new snow out of Downtown Fargo starting tonight and into the morning Thursday. People in the area are being asked to remove their vehicles from downtown streets. They will focus on the north/south streets first. This...
Noon Weather – February 28
Brace for a frosty morning with temps plunging below zero across Fargo and beyond. But don't pack away your mittens yet—meteorological spring is on the horizon with a warm-up to average temps by tomorrow. Watch for a wintry mix come Sunday. Tune in for your full weather forecast!
Local Child with Two Rare Diseases Receives Comprehensive Support from Sanford Children’s Hospital
Keshia Whetsel and Joshua Harbor, parents of Eyeris Harbor, are dealing with their son's two rare diseases. Eyeris was born with complications despite a normal pregnancy and delivery. He was gray, had breathing difficulties, and did not cry. After a long stay at the Sanford Children’s Hospital, he was discharged. However, his parents noticed that he wouldn't cry or wake up for feeding. He also had a bent foot, several spots on his body, and a slightly protruding jaw and teeth.
Red River Valley Residents Find Beauty Amidst Severe Winter Storm Conditions
• The Valley, presumably in or near Fargo, N.D., experienced its largest winter storm of the season with up to 10 inches of snow and wind gusts nearing 60 mph, leading to blizzard conditions and near-zero visibility.