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FARGO — A confessed bike thief whose list of victims includes North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum was sentenced on Monday, Jan. 23, in Cass County District Court to three years in prison for stealing thousands of dollars worth of bikes. Matthew John McCroskey, of Fargo, was arrested in October following an investigation into a burglary at an underground parking garage in the 300 block of Broadway.
MOORHEAD, Minn. — American Crystal Sugar Co. has reached a settlement that resolves union accusations the company had direct and improper communications with employees regarding contract negotiations.
MOORHEAD -- American Crystal Sugar Co. has reached a settlement with the union representing company workers that resolves accusations the union had leveled claiming the company had direct and improper communications with employees regarding contract negotiations.
FARGO -- A bill recently introduced in the North Dakota Legislature would establish safeguards when law enforcement agencies recruit people to become confidential informants, particularly when young people are involved. The legislation was prompted by the experience of a Rogers, N.D., family whose son, Andrew, was a college student who was found dead in 2014 after working as a confidential informant.
FARGO -- A Fargo man faces one count of robbery for the armed holdup of a Casey’s General Store in Fargo on Dec. 20. According to court documents: Valeri G. Dida, 25, entered the Casey’s General Store at 2002 25th St. S. on Dec. 20 wearing a mask and brandishing a pellet gun. Dida told an employee to put money into a bag “or I’m going to shoot you,” court documents state.
FARGO – A man initially charged with attempted murder in connection with an armed standoff at a West Fargo motel in March 2016, pleaded guilty to lesser charges in Cass County District Court on Tuesday, Jan.
FARGO – The fourth and last man to be sentenced in the beating death of Joey Gaarsland outside of a Fargo bar in May 2015 was sentenced to 20 years in prison during a hearing Tuesday, Jan. 17, in Cass County District Court. Prosecutors recommended a 15-year sentence for Scott A.
FARGO—An informational open house is set for Tuesday evening, Jan., 17, to provide information and take public input regarding a major improvement project planned for Fargo's 10th Street North. The meeting will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Roosevelt Elementary School, 1026 10th St. N. Representatives from the North Dakota Department of Transportation, which is spearheading the project, will be on hand for the meeting, as will Fargo city staff.
FARGO -- A Cass County judge has declined to throw out the lifetime prison sentence Barry Garcia received two decades ago for murdering a West Fargo woman when he was 16 years old.
FARGO -- A hearing was canceled Thursday, Jan. 12, for a Fargo man accused of sending an email to the office of U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., threatening to shoot her in the head. The hearing was canceled at the request of Kevin Lee Olson, 55, who was arrested at his home in south Fargo on Tuesday, Jan. 10, after he was charged in U.S. District Court with one count of mailing threatening communications.