Clay County Sheriff’s Office

Deputy's Facebook Comment Results In 1-Day SuspensionA Clay County sheriff's deputy has been disciplined for a comment he made on social media. KFGO-AM reports Detective Jason Hicks was given a one-day unpaid suspension. Hicks wrote on Facebook that somebody should have "stomped his guts out" when referring to a man who was seen taking pictures of swimmers at Island Park Pool in Fargo, North Dakota, in July.
1 Dead As Train Strikes Car In MoorheadOne person has been killed in Moorhead after a train struck a vehicle on the tracks. Clay County Sheriff Bill Bergquist says a BNSF Railway train hit a car in south Moorhead at about 9 a.m. Saturday. The southbound train dragged the vehicle about a third of a mile before stopping.
Moorhead Police Chase Ends In Tree CrashA Moorhead man fought off police officers and escaped in his car, leading to a police chase that ended when he crashed into a tree, according to an email bulletin from the city.
State Patrol: 1 Dead In Crash Involving 2 Semis In Clay CountySnow is creating slick roads Wednesday morning north and west of the Twin Cities and has resulted in at least one fatal crash. The Minnesota State Patrol is on the scene of a fatality accident involving four vehicles, two of which are semi-trucks, on Interstate 94 in Clay County.
ND Man Drowns In Water-Filled Pit In Western Minn. Authorities have recovered the body of a Fargo man they believe drowned while swimming illegally in a water-filled gravel pit across the border in Minnesota. The 26-year-old man was with five others at the gravel pit near Felton in Clay County.
Minn. Woman Accused Of Burning Own Home In JailA rural Barnesville woman wanted in a series of fires at her western Minnesota home has turned herself in.