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Health officials investigate listeria outbreak in caramel apples
Otter Tail County man who killed nephew being sentenced today
4 teens arrested in in Halloween night home invasion in Alexandria
HOTL students hold book drive
Second half run propels Battle Lake over Perham
Yellowjacket girls basketball races past Crosby-Ironton
Perham gymnasts top Becker at home
Perham holds off second half surge
Yellowjacket girls fall at Breckenridge
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Kicking off Christmas at Cupkie’s
Fate of Perham bakery uncertain
New Oasis convenience store opens
Small Business Saturday makes small impact
Shop Perham Punch Card promotion week one winners announced
The worst Christmas gifts I could find
Gettin' Lizzie With It: Guide to gift wrap, Christmas edition
Letter to the Editor: This year's musical failed to promote morality
The Prairie Spy: Without study hall, where can kids get into trouble?
Perham's new public art mural unveiling is set for this Sunday
GALLERY: Parade lights up Perham
A holiday bright spot: Perham’s Parade of Lights
October 14, 2009
Moorhead crash suspect already faced jail time for previous DWI charge
MOORHEAD -- Kristopher Todd From pleaded guilty last Thursday to a DWI charge and was supposed to report to jail Monday. However, early Sunday the 23-year-old may have been under the influence of alcohol again when the car he was driving left Interstate 94 in Moorhead and crashed...
news / crime
October 14, 2009 - 9:05am
Clay County targets elder abuse
MOORHEAD -- The Clay County Commission on Tuesday endorsed using $290,000 in grant money to train law enforcement officers and other officials on how to recognize and address elder abuse. Clay County Attorney Brian Melton, whose office will receive the grant money over a three-year...
October 14, 2009 - 9:02am
October 13, 2009
MSUM confirms complaint made against football coach
MOORHEAD -- Minnesota State University Moorhead officials confirmed Monday that a complaint has been filed against Dragons head football coach Damon Tomeo, who was placed on paid administrative leave Friday. "At this point the complaint is unresolved," said university spokesman Doug...
sports / news
October 13, 2009 - 8:56am
October 12, 2009
Fargo man arrested after crash on I-94 in Moorhead
MOORHEAD - A Fargo man was arrested Sunday after a crash on Interstate 94 in Moorhead that left four people injured. According to a Minnesota State Patrol report: A vehicle carrying four people left the interstate and rolled several times, crashed through a fence and came to rest...
news / accidents
October 12, 2009 - 9:49am
Icy bridges lead to accidents in Fargo-Moorhead area
FARGO - Light snow was creating slippery driving conditions on bridges and overpasses in the Fargo-Moorhead area this morning, leading to several accidents. Several rollovers were reported, including one by Fleet Farm in south Fargo and multiple accidents on Interstate 94 in West...
October 12, 2009 - 8:53am
October 10, 2009
MSUM football coach placed on paid leave
MOORHEAD -- Minnesota State Moorhead head football coach Damon Tomeo has been placed temporarily on paid administrative leave. MSUM athletic director Doug Peters announced the decision Friday. Dragons offensive coordinator Joel Beard has been appointed interim head coach. "He is...
sports / news
October 10, 2009 - 11:39am
October 3, 2009
Moorhead tap water named tops in state taste test
MOORHEAD - Moorhead's drinking water made a splash this past week during the annual conference of the Minnesota Section of the American Water Works Association in Duluth. A sample provided by Moorhead Public Service was given the 2009 "Best in Glass" award, beating out eight other...
October 3, 2009 - 12:21pm
October 1, 2009
MSUM looks at name change
MOORHEAD -- If you haven't gotten used to the name Minnesota State University Moorhead, you may not have to. President Edna Szymanski said she'd like to switch the name to Moorhead State University Minnesota. Szymanski has gotten permission from the university system to do some...
news / education
October 1, 2009 - 2:37pm
Pelican Rapids psychologist to get counseling in road rage incident
MOORHEAD -- A 67-year-old psychologist who punched a woman through her car window after she cut him off on a Moorhead street will avoid jail time, a sentence the judge originally questioned. Neil Robert Shirreff of Pelican Rapids, Minn., on Tuesday pleaded guilty in Clay County District...
news / crime
October 1, 2009 - 2:34pm
September 30, 2009
Developer gets an earful from residents of historic Moorhead neighborhood
MOORHEAD -- Residents living in a historic Moorhead neighborhood where a $10 million student housing complex is proposed told the developer Tuesday his plan is too big and would generate too much traffic. "It's just going to be chaotic," said Jay Forster, who attended a neighborhood...
September 30, 2009 - 8:49am
Controversial presidential adviser Karl Rove speaks to full house at Concordia
MOORHEAD -- Karl Rove criticized President Barack Obama's health care plan Tuesday in front of a full crowd at Concordia College that was primarily...
September 30, 2009 - 8:46am
September 29, 2009
Moorhead group says city should keep seeking uses for obsolete power plant
MOORHEAD -- Moorhead should give itself at least two years to find a use for the city's outdated power plant that would give the community a place to gather and keep the property in city hands. That is one of the recommendations to come out of the Moorhead Power Plant Study Group,...
September 29, 2009 - 2:21pm
September 28, 2009
Payphones becoming a rarity
MOORHEAD -- On the Minnesota State University Moorhead campus, Jenenne Guffey was quite the rarity. She didn't carry a cell phone. That forced her to seek out another rarity: a working public payphone. "It poses a problem. They're pretty much obsolete," said Guffey a 43-year-old...
news / business
September 28, 2009 - 8:53am
September 21, 2009
Moorhead gets 117 applications for city clerk job
MOORHEAD -- Kaye Buchholz, Moorhead's long-time city clerk, is retiring and a lot of people would like to have her job. The city received 117...
September 21, 2009 - 10:30am
Teacher layoffs mean larger class sizes in Moorhead
MOORHEAD -- This school year, Rob Bye's son, Erik, a Moorhead High sophomore, surprised him by taking an Advanced Placement history class. Erik,...
news / education
September 21, 2009 - 10:27am