Faulty alarm causes Alexander School to go into lockdown
By Neal A. Shipman
It was a scary 45 minutes for Alexander students and staff on Tuesday, Oct. 29, as the school went into lockdown when the building’s active threat alarm sounded at 9:35 a.m.
As students and staff hunkered down in their classrooms, McKenzie County Sheriff’s Dept. officers and officers from the North Dakota Highway Patrol and U.S. Border Patrol arrived at the school just five minutes after being notified by State Radio of the active threat alert.
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