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Forum Focus Tuesday, Sept. 3: Gunshots in Dickinson, training to fight trafficking, Jamestown storm damage

• Dickinson SWAT response

Police barricade residential area in Dickinson N.D. Photo / Nathanial A. Barrera - The Dickinson Press

A man suspected of firing shots through the wall of a Dickinson townhome Tuesday is in custody after police say he barricaded himself in his home.

Nicholas Barnes was taken into custody and charged with C-Felony Reckless Endangerment.

More from The Dickinson Press


• Wilmar police work to fight trafficking

Today, human trafficking and prostitution is mainly conducted online through websites like Backpage or on the dark web. Only the final transaction is completed in person. Photo Illustration by Erica Dischino / Forum News Service

Over the past 10 months, the Willmar Police Department has investigated more than 114 alleged sex crimes, including persons trying to purchase sex from an individual. While that might be only a tiny drop in a very large bucket across the region, for the Willmar Police Department, it is a big step forward.

More on what police and partners are doing to fight the problem from The West Central Tribune

• Jamestown storm damage

Watch video taken of the storm damage in Jamestown Monday, Sept. 2

Video from The Jamestown Sun shows damage left behind from a storm that rolled through the region Monday, Sept. 2. THe storm knocked down trees, blew over large vehicles over and damaged part of a wall being built at St. John's Academy.

Check out video of the aftermath on The Jamestown Sun's website

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