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April 1, 2017
13-pound meth bust in Wahpeton likely one of state’s biggest
WAHPETON, N.D. — Narcotics officers searched a home here Friday, March 31, and found 13 pounds of methamphetamine with a street value of over...
April 1, 2017 - 9:53pm
March 9, 2017
Defense sparks Century's win over Wahpeton in Class A girls quarters
BISMARCK -- Bismarck Century had a season-high point total here Thursday. But it was on the other end of the basketball court that the Patriots...
March 9, 2017 - 6:43pm
October 27, 2016
Crash fatality near Wahpeton
A 22-year-old Wahpeton, N.D., man died in a two-car crash Thursday in Richland County, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol. The accident occurred at 6:45 a.m. on 182nd Avenue Southeast about 1 mile north of Wahpeton. The Wahpeton man was driving northbound in a 1996 Chevrolet...
October 27, 2016 - 4:05pm
April 15, 2016
Parents of NDSCS student who died from gunshot after informant work want FBI to take over case
FARGO – The parents of a North Dakota State College of Science student found dead of a gunshot after working as an undercover drug informant...
April 15, 2016 - 2:16pm
January 21, 2016
Excessive force lawsuit against deputies settled for $142,000
WAHPETON, N.D. — A lawsuit claiming two Richland County deputies used excessive force in a 2011 traffic stop has been settled with a $142,500 payout. Christopher Miranowski, Adam Nelson and Derek Grund claimed in the federal lawsuit filed in 2012 that they were cursed at, threatened...
January 21, 2016 - 7:59am
September 7, 2015
NDSCS historic building resmodel preserves past
WAHPETON, N.D.—Like a lighthouse, Old Main shines over the town of Wahpeton, and now, the inside is pretty shiny, too. North Dakota State College of Science just completed an 18-month, $6.7 million renovation of the 124-year-old building, which has served as a classroom...
September 7, 2015 - 7:07am
August 5, 2015
NDSCS graduates announced
The North Dakota State College of Science in Wahpeton, N.D., awarded degrees, diplomas and certificates to 538 Wahpeton, Fargo and online graduates. Students from 16 states and two international countries, Canada and Ghana, graduated in 34 areas of discipline. Area graduates include: Ashley:...
August 5, 2015 - 7:36am
November 8, 2014
LaMoure man one of two killed in Wahpeton crash
Taylor Cofell, 20, LaMoure was one of two men killed in a two-vehicle accident Wednesday near Wahpeton, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol. Thomas Serr, 20, Aberdeen, S.D., was also killed in the accident. At 8:05 p.m. Wednesday Ron Brakke, 48, Sheldon, N.D., was...
November 8, 2014 - 11:42am
November 7, 2014
Crash with plow near Wahpeton kills LaMoure man
WAHPETON, N.D. - Two 20-year-old men were killed in a collision with a snow plow Thursday night a mile west of Wahpeton, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol.The crash happened about 8 p.m. on state Highway 13. The names of the motorists involved have not been released. The...
November 7, 2014 - 2:24pm
July 22, 2014
North Dakota state legislator dies
WAHPETON, N.D. — A North Dakota state legislator died Friday at his Minnesota lake home. John Wall, 70, of Wahpeton had served District 25 as a Republican since 2005. He was vice chairman of the House Agriculture Committee and served on the Education Committee. He was a native...
July 22, 2014 - 1:05pm
January 20, 2014
Travel alert issued for southeast North Dakota
The North Dakota Department of Tranpsortation has issued a travel alert for southeast North Dakota due to blowing snow causing reduced visibility and some areas with zero visibility. Fargo, Wahpeton, N.D., and the surrounding area are inclucded in the travel alert. The NDDOT...
January 20, 2014 - 3:39pm
June 8, 2013
Suspect arrested in Wahpeton vandalism spree
WAHPETON, N.D. (AP) -- Wahpeton police say a 19-year-old Wahpeton man is suspected of a crime spree that included vehicle break-ins, slashed tires and two car fires. The Forum reports that the man was arrested Friday, one day after the crime spree that resulted in 21 reports of vandalism. Authorities...
June 8, 2013 - 5:00pm
July 14, 2012
Safe stolen from Wahpeton business
WAHPETON, N.D. (AP) -- Authorities in Richland County are investigating the theft of a steel safe from a Wahpeton business. The sheriff's office says someone entered Machine Design Inc. between 10 p.m. Friday and 7 a.m. Saturday and made off with a 2-foot-by-2-foot tan safe containing...
July 14, 2012 - 3:12pm
January 23, 2012
ND sheriff takes guns out of service after mishap
WAHPETON, N.D. (AP) -- The Richland County Sheriff's Office has put three handguns out of commission after determining they could be faulty and misfire. Sheriff Larry Leshovsky tells the Wahpeton Daily News that his office examined its firearms after a gun misfired late last year....
January 23, 2012 - 9:01am
January 5, 2012
Wahpeton zoo's gibbon named Jonesy dies
WAHPETON, N.D. (AP) -- Staff at Wahpeton's Chahinkapa Zoo are mourning the loss of a white handed gibbon who died of heart failure this week. Director Kathy Diekman tells the Wahpeton Daily News that the 43-year-old Jonesy was born in the wild and rescued from his deforested habitat...
January 5, 2012 - 6:01pm