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Old Timers Run set for Feb. 7
December 7, 2009
Clay County roundabout aims to curb crashes
MOORHEAD -- A deadly intersection south of Moorhead will become safer when a roundabout is installed in 2011, planners say. High speeds combined with frequent vehicle turns at the intersection of Highway 75 and Clay County Road 12 have made for a dangerous mix, according to Thomas...
December 7, 2009 - 8:53am
December 4, 2009
River rescuer honored as 'a true warrior'
MOOHREAD -- Josie Green gave Lucas Littleghost a second chance. Now Littleghost's family would like to thank her for that. Green is the college...
December 4, 2009 - 1:10pm
November 28, 2009
Benefit for Moorhead boy results in hard feelings against foundation
MOORHEAD -- What was meant to be a heartfelt benefit for a Moorhead family and for the local nonprofit group that organized it has turned into a bitter dispute, with hurt feelings and unanswered questions on both sides. At the center is Logan Frank, a 3-year-old with severe autistic...
November 28, 2009 - 3:02pm
November 23, 2009
Red River Valley flood threat less likely with warm weather
FARGO -- Topsoil conditions are wet and river levels are high this fall in the Red River Valley, but with a warmer and drier winter possible, the National Weather Service said significant flooding this spring is less likely. The area may get a break, thanks to an El Nino weather...
November 23, 2009 - 3:03pm
November 18, 2009
Moorhead weighs selling Rourke building
MOORHEAD -- After being presented with a plan to fix a leaky roof at the Rourke Art Gallery Museum, some members of the Moorhead City Council...
November 18, 2009 - 11:28am
November 17, 2009
3 teens arrested for fight in Moorhead apartment
MOORHEAD -- Three teenagers were arrested Monday night after an altercation in Moorhead that police think was about an outstanding debt. A disturbance at 3001 18th St. S. was reported to Moorhead police at about 10:20 p.m., after the door of the apartment was kicked in and an argument...
news / crime
November 17, 2009 - 3:26pm
Moorhead police seize 7 pounds of marijuna, $11,000 in cash
MOORHEAD -- Moorhead police arrested three men in Dilworth on Monday night, seizing 7½ pounds of marijuana and $11,000 in cash, police said. Lt. Tory Jacobson said a search warrant was executed at about 7 p.m. at 109 3rd St. N.W.
crime / news
November 17, 2009 - 3:24pm
November 16, 2009
Shoe box gifts help kids in need in 130 countries
MOORHEAD -- Last year, letters from Macedonia started arriving in the Kisers' Moorhead mailbox. Then came drawings, family photos and a picture...
November 16, 2009 - 2:06pm
October 26, 2009
Regional churches discuss ECLA decisions on gay clergy
MOORHEAD -- Lutheran congregations in Moorhead and Hawley, each engaged in passionate, yet polite, discussions on recent controversial decisions made regarding gays serving in the clergy. The meetings at Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd in Moorhead and Hawley Lutheran Church...
October 26, 2009 - 9:29am
October 20, 2009
Moorhead stripper gets 90 days in jail for trying to extort Lutheran pastor
FARGO -- A Moorhead stripper who blackmailed a pastor was sentenced Monday to three months in jail and 10 years of probation. Bunny Annette Byington, 46, pleaded guilty to coercion on Sept. 4, one of the three felony charges she faced in Clay County District Court for extorting the...
news / crime
October 20, 2009 - 9:03am
Moorhead flood meeting puts focus on diversion plans
MOORHEAD -- A North Dakota diversion, or a Minnesota diversion? The possibility of either one dominated the thoughts of Fargo-Moorhead area officials Monday after they heard an update on potential flood-protection projects. "I'm really happy to see that a diversion is looking like...
October 20, 2009 - 9:02am
Moorhead snowbirds critical to US census
MOORHEAD -- Moorhead Mayor Mark Voxland is encouraging Moorhead retirees who head south for the winter to be counted as Minnesota residents during the 2010 census. Census forms will be mailed in mid-March, when most retirees will not yet have returned to Minnesota.
October 20, 2009 - 9:01am
Fargo-Moorhead area steps up efforts to fight flu
FARGO -- A rising number of flu cases has forced local hospitals, schools and day cares into a battle against the virus. Last week, health officials...
October 20, 2009 - 8:59am
October 15, 2009
Clay County sees more children in poverty
MOORHEAD -- Every day, Shanna Grefsrud sees the children who suffer from poverty. So when she saw that the number of Minnesota children in poverty is up, she wasn't surprised. "This is no shock to us," said Grefsrud, a coordinator at the Head Start program in Moorhead-based Lakes...
October 15, 2009 - 10:43am
MSUM leaders optimistic about budget situation
MOORHEAD -- Minnesota State University Moorhead officials were positive about the university's economic situation during a town hall meeting on campus Wednesday. While other universities struggle with possible lay-offs, MSUM President Edna Szymanski said she doesn't foresee that...
news / education
October 15, 2009 - 10:42am