Flood Fight 2019: Moorhead Mayor Declares State of Emergency Ahead of Flooding Season

the city will also put together 150,000 sandbags

MOORHEAD, Minn. — On Monday, Fargo Mayor Tim Mahoney issued a state of emergency because of expected flooding. Moorhead Mayor Johnathan Judd is now doing the same. Judd says the flood fight coming in just a few weeks is nothing the city can’t handle. “The bottom line is this: Moorhead is prepared for this flood flight. I’m surrounded by the command…

Big Brothers Big Sisters Bowling for a Kid’s Sake

this is the 30th year the organization has done the fundraiser

FARGO, N.D. — More than 50 teams are bowling for a kid’s sake at Big Brothers Big Sisters. The organization has been putting on their bowling fundraiser for 30 years. Because their services are free, funds help to pair at-risk-youth with a mentor who can help encourage them to be the best version of themselves. Big Brothers Big Sisters also uses…

Moorhead Declares State of Emergency for 2019 Spring Flood

The severity of flooding depends upon numerous factors, such as the speed of the snowmelt and the level of additional precipitation we may receive.

MOORHEAD, MN — The Minnesota city of Moorhead has joined neighboring Fargo, North Dakota, in declaring a flood emergency along the river that separates the cities. Moorhead Mayor Johnathan Judd says the move enables the city to seek money from state and federal governments to help with potential impacts from Red River flooding. Fargo declared a flood emergency Monday. The National…

LIVE: Shift Happens & PolyAware

Why a little-known polyamory group could provide surprising insight into our own relationships.

It’s one of the least well-understood subgroups in love relationships, and in fact, it’s only been recognized a few years as a social phenomenon. So it might surprise you that a group devoted to polyamory — or relationships that feature consensual non-monogamy — is alive and well and operating right here in the Red River Valley. It’s a group called…

Fargo Film Festival: Rosewood Ledge

A lake house, a model, a photographer, and a Coen brothers veteran.

It’s one of the latest offerings of the independent film scene, and it’s here in Fargo — along with its director and stars. Rosewood Ledge is the story of a model and her photographer boyfriend who visit a lake house for a photoshoot and encounter a strange request from the homeowner who lives there. It stars Kristin Rudrud, who you’ll likely…

LIVE: Pet Connection: Meet Batman

He needs a home. And a sidekick.

Dark, mysterious, muscular, with an intense and arresting gaze like his namesake, Batman the cat has a similarly sad backstory. The handsome black shorthair was found all alone in the world by rescue workers who brought him in for fostering through Diamond in the Ruff pet rescue. And now, he’s unmasking himself long enough to visit live in studio with…

LIVE: Yay! for the YEA! Winner

We're fit to be tied over this girl's brilliant idea for a new business.

Shark Tank is going to the dogs. The Chamber’s Young Entrepreneurs’ Academy Investor Panel Shark Tank has a winner this morning, and she’s headed to Rochester, New York for the national competition. Winner Ivy Mastrud is the CEO of new business BowWow Bo-ties. That is, when she’s not at her day job, which is being a 7th grader at Ben…

FM Diversion Gets $750 Million in Federal Funding, Injunction Lift Pending

The next step is for a Minnesota judge to lift a temporary injunction that was put on the project

FARGO, N.D. — State and local leaders sign a partnership securing 750 million dollars for the F–M Diversion. The goal of the agreement is to get the project done in six to eight years. “It’s not if we’re going to flood. We are going to flood. Let’s get that permanent protection in place to protect lives and property and over time…

LIVE: Transgender Cultural Competency Training

Hearing each other without hurting each other.

Transgender issues used to be all but impossible to talk about. Now, they’re at the forefront of a lot of issues and news stories. But that hasn’t necessarily made the conversation about — and with — transgender folks any easier for many of us, whether we’re having them in the workplace, around the neighborhood or with our friends and families….

Death Investigation Northeast of Moorhead

Norman County Sheriff Jeremy Thornton says the investigation is just beginning.

BORUP, MN (KFGO) – The sheriff’s office and Bureau of Criminal Apprehension are investigating a death along state Hwy. 39 east of Borup, northeast of Moorhead. Norman County Sheriff Jeremy Thornton says the investigation is just beginning. He stopped short of calling the death suspicious saying its unclear what happened. Categories: Crime, Local News, Minnesota News, Moorhead Tags: BORUP, bureau…