Moorhead

Moorhead Man May Face Charges In BB Gun Incident

The incident was reported around 5 p.m. at a home at 601 3rd Street South.

MOORHEAD (KFGO) – Some tense moments in Moorhead Sunday afternoon as police surrounded a Woodlawn Park neighborhood following a 911 call about a man waving a gun. The incident was reported around 5 p.m. at a home at 601 3rd Street South. Three adults were detained as police investigated and found two BB guns. The suspect in the incident, 28-year…

Laserfest Lights Up the MSUM Planetarium

Crowds enjoyed a light show and music from over five decades

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The MSUM Planetarium is rocking out under the dome for an experience like no other. Laserfest is letting people treat their senses to dazzling light effects. The show features music from over five decades with genres like pop, rock and metal with artists such as the Beatles and Led Zeppelin. Laserfest shows are open to all ages….

Local Artists Turn their Hobby into a Business

The monthly event was held at the Moorhead Center Mall

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Locally-owned businesses came together at this month’s Craft and Vendor Fair to sell their wood carvings, paintings and sculptures. From home décor to food preparation and health products, the Moorhead Center Mall was filled with shoppers who came to stock their bags. “We have a great time. We’ve become a community. A lot of ours are repeat…

Shoplifting Results In High Speed Chase

Police spotted the vehicle near the intersection of Highways 10 and 75 and attempted a traffic stop.

MOORHEAD (KFGO) – A brief, high speed pursuit from Moorhead into Fargo. It started with a shoplifter at Cashwise Foods on Highway 10 around 3 a.m. Friday. Police spotted the vehicle near the intersection of Highways 10 and 75 and attempted a traffic stop. The driver pulled over but then sped off west on Center Avenue and crossed into Fargo….

UPDATE: Woman Pulled from Moorhead Apartment Fire Has Died

The woman, whose name has not been released, was taken to Sanford Medical Center where she succumbed to her injuries

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A Moorhead woman has died after she was pulled from her burning apartment. The woman, whose name has not been released, was taken to Sanford Medical Center where she succumbed to her injuries. Firefighters were called to the 800 block of 24th Avenue South in Moorhead just after 10:30 this morning. Most of the fire and smoke…

Plastic Bag Use The Focus Of Fargo-Moorhead Discussion

Fargo City Commissioner John Strand calls it a brain-storming session on how to curb the use of plastic bags to cut back on a major source of litter and landfill waste. 

FARGO (KFGO) – Fargo City Commissioner John Strand calls it a brain-storming session on how to curb the use of plastic bags to cut back on a major source of litter and landfill waste. Strand and Moorhead City Council member Sara Watson Curry are teaming up for a community conversation on how the metro area can reduce the use of…

Lawmakers Try to Create a Firefighter Cancer Registry Act

The law would establish a nationwide registry to track the relationship between firefighting and cancer

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Firefighters are often the ones doing the saving, but who’s going to save them? U.S Senator from Minnesota, Amy Klobuchar is aiming to save the lives of firefighters, one hero at a time. Klobuchar, among others, would like to establish a nationwide registry to monitor and track the relationship between firefighter’s exposure to fumes and toxins and…

Senator Klobuchar Believes Small Businesses Shape the Economy

The Minnesota senator talks about the value of small businesses at MSUM

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Businesses are booming in the F-M area and U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar says it’s all thanks to small businesses being the engine of the economy. Flowers blossom from a seed, babies grow up to be kids and the economy grows from the startup of small businesses. “Target started as a dry cleaning store. 3M started as a…

MSUM Transgender Professor Speaks Out on Bathroom Rights

Raymond Rea, an MSUM professor and transgender man said this has long term effects

MOORHEAD, Minn. — An MSUM professor, who identifies as a transgender man, is against President Trump’s withdrawal of transgender protections. The Trump Administration lifted a set of Obama-era guidelines which allowed transgender students to use the bathroom based on their gender identity. What happened has not yet affected any laws. This instead rejects the inclusion of gender identity in the…

Moorhead Liquor Businesses Weigh in on Potential Sunday Sales

One Moorhead Liquor Stores Thinks Sales Could Boost Business

MOORHEAD, Minn. — For the first time in the Minnesota history, a bill that would reverse the ban on selling liquor on Sundays has passed the house. A senate committee will take up the bill Wednesday. One business says it’s happy that its customers would be able to shop more conveniently. Minnesota is one of 12 states that currently bans…