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Blackduck Police Department
December 23, 2016
New Blackduck Police Chief looks to connect with the community
In his new role, Blackduck Police Chief Jace Grangruth wants to focus on community-style policing and making sure the public knows its officers...
December 23, 2016 - 10:33am
December 9, 2016
Mayor Lundberg swears-in new Blackduck Chief of Police
At Monday night’s City Council meeting, newly hired Police Chief Jace Grangruth was sworn in by Mayor Daryl Lundberg. Grangruth has eight years...
December 9, 2016 - 4:59pm
November 11, 2016
Ready to serve: Law enforcement always the career choice for new Blackduck police officer Andrew Jespersen
After being without an official police officer for several months, the Blackduck community has welcomed Officer Andrew Jespersen warmly. Jespersen...
November 11, 2016 - 2:36pm
June 24, 2016
Interviews for new Blackduck Police officers underway
The city of Blackduck has been working in collaboration with the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Department to ensure public safety in the absence of a full-time police officer in the community. Blackduck normally employs two police officers. However, Officer Matt Nikle left the force...
June 24, 2016 - 10:33am
April 8, 2016
Blackduck city council met, discussed upcoming projects
Interviews for a new full-time patrol officer in Blackduck will begin May 12, according to Chief of Police John Wilkinson. Officer Matt Nikle has accepted a position with the Norman County Sheriff’s Office and will resign effective April 12. City Administrator Christina Regas has...
April 8, 2016 - 1:29pm
March 12, 2016
Blackduck’s police force may only be two, but they cover a lot of ground
BLACKDUCK -- For the police department in Blackduck, the phrase “typical day” is not applicable.John Wilkinson and Matt Nikle may work in...
March 12, 2016 - 1:01pm
June 27, 2014
Nikle the new guy: Blackduck Police Department hires second officer
The Blackduck Police Department will soon have two full-time police officers again. Matthew Nikle, an East Grand Forks, Minn., native, has been...
June 27, 2014 - 2:47pm
March 20, 2014
Blackduck Police warn against phone scam
BLACKDUCK — The Blackduck Police Department is warning residents of a possible telephone scam in the area. A resident of Blackduck contacted law enforcement after receiving a phone call March 19 from a male with a foreign accent. The man told the individual their electric bill...
March 20, 2014 - 11:48pm