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Dairy Queen worker at West Acres accused of dealing cocaine at mall

FARGO – A Dairy Queen employee at the West Acres mall here faces felony drug distribution charges after police allegedly found cocaine and drug-dealing paraphernalia in her purse following a report she had been dealing drugs there.


Fargo woman sentenced to 4 years for sex assaults on two boys

FARGO – Until recently, what the community has read about Jeffrey Berg shows him to be a convicted sex offender. But with Carrie Jean Berg’s sentencing Monday to almost four years in prison after she pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting Berg 17 years ago and another boy in 2008, we now know for the first time that Berg was a victim, too.


Bomb squad destroys 2 explosive devices found on West Fargo boulevard

WEST FARGO – Police are cautioning residents to be careful after the bomb squad was called out on Thursday to get rid of two improvised explosive devices made from fireworks that were discovered lying on a boulevard just as school was getting out.


Mankato man accused of raping woman at Fargo hotel after sorority party

FARGO – A Mankato, Minn., man is accused of raping a female Minnesota State University Moorhead student at a hotel here last spring following a sorority formal.

Moorhead man arrested on attempted murder charge

MOORHEAD – A Moorhead man is in jail Thursday afternoon on suspicion of attempted murder. Clay County Sheriff Bill Bergquist said Moorhead police were called to a report of assaults at about 10:30 a.m. Thursday at an address north of Moorhead.


Prescription drop-off program expands in Clay County PressPass

MOORHEAD – A police program here that has gathered about 200 pounds of discarded prescription drugs a year will be introduced to cities throughout Clay County.


$1 million bail set for father, siblings linked to Fargo murder PressPass

FARGO – A Cass County judge set bail at $1 million each Monday for a father and his two children, all charged in connection with the drug-related murder of a man here last month.


Fargo woman charged with killing boyfriend in dispute, accused of lying to police about man falling off car PressPass

FARGO – Bail has been set at $10,000 for a Fargo woman charged with manslaughter and making false police reports after prosecutors say she lied about killing her boyfriend by knocking him off the hood of her moving car during a fight about infidelity.

Getting ‘help givers’ to be ‘help seekers’: Improving mental health assistance for police

FARGO - Tony Krogh remembers the day he stopped for a pack of cigarettes on the way home from an armed standoff.


Suspect in fatal stabbing near Fargo Cash Wise pleads guilty, testifies against three others charged with murder PressPass

FARGO – After striking a plea deal calling for a 25-year prison term, a Fargo man accused of a fatal stabbing near a grocery store here last month pleaded guilty Friday and testified against three other suspects who were arrested Thursday and charged with murder.


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Creature Feature: Love for feisty rescue dog wasn't automatic PressPass

FARGO - I get a lot of questions about my dog. “Oh, is he from that breeder in Hawley?” they’ll ask, as we run an errand to the salon, where he gets tortilla chips from my stylist and dog biscuits from the mailman. “They have husky-shepherd crosses there for sale all the time.”