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Construction for 20th/21st Street Underpass in Moorhead Begins Next Week

The city gave a presentation so people know what to expect

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The city of Moorhead gave a presentation on what people can expect as construction starts on the 20th and 21st Street underpass. Neighbors say they’re glad the project is happening, even though there will be inconveniences. One man says he’s been waiting for this to happen for 40 years. Another woman says construction will directly affect her driveway,…

UPDATE: Family says Mahnomen Man Lit Pickup On Fire to Commit Suicide, Did Not Set Up GoFundMe

Brian Smith Could Now Face Charges

MAHNOMEN, Minn. — A Mahnomen man who reported he was attacked by three men and set on fire now says he made the story up. Mahnomen County Sheriff Doug Krier says 28-year-old Brian Smith admitted he suffered burns when he set fire to his pickup to try and commit suicide. He was then flown to a Fargo hospital. In a Facebook…

MSUM Professor Running For Moorhead City Council

Deb White is in the Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice at the university

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A professor at MSUM is running for Moorhead City Council. Deb White is in the Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice at the university. She is running for a council seat in Ward 3 where she has lived with her family for 18 years. White, a former Moorhead Planning Commissioner, says she wants to make Moorhead an…

Woman Killed After Crashing ATV

42-year-old Rosalee Miles of Shevlin was on an ATV that left the road

BELTRAMI COUNTY, Minn. — A woman is dead after an ATV crash in Beltrami County. Authorities say 42-year-old Rosalee Miles of Shevlin was on an ATV that left the road, crashed into a barbed wire fence and overturned. Miles was not wearing a helmet and died at the scene. The crash happened Monday morning about nine miles northwest of Bemidji.

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Hard to believe, but it’s almost back-to-school time for the region’s school kids. And when a kid starts thinking about heading back to class, you want them to worry about things like making new friends, engaging with the classroom material, connecting with their teacher… not whether they’ll have enough pens, paper and other supplies to make it through class. That’s…

Paralyzed Hockey Player Says He Can Move His Toes

Jack Jablonski posted video to Twitter and wrote, "Moving my toes on my own on my command"

The former Minnesota high school hockey player who was left paralyzed after a game injury is continuing to make progress. Jack Jablonski can move his toes. The now 22-year-old posted a video to Twitter with the caption, “Moving my toes on my own on my command.” The accident that injured his spinal cord happened at a game in St. Louis…

Chick-fil-A Celebrates Cow Appreciation Day With Free “Chikin”

The restaurant celebrated at more than 2,200 locations

FARGO, N.D. — For people who wanted more chicken, all you had to do was dress up as a cow and show up at Chick–fil–A and you got it for free. The special offer is part of the restaurant’s customer, or cow, appreciation day. Anybody who put on some cow spots or even some ears was rewarded with an entree at…

Dilworth Police Chief Joins The Lip Sync Challenge With “Driving In My Car”

Chief Ty Sharpe's video on social media has already been viewed 17,000 times since it was posted on Monday

DILWORTH, Minn. — The lip sync battle challenge between police departments has spread to Dilworth. Police Chief Ty Sharpe, looking sharp, has posted a video to Facebook of his lip sync rendition of “Driving In My Car”. The song was a top-5 hit in the UK for the group Madness in 1982. Chief Sharpe’s video on social media has already…

Man Who Killed Woman Then Set Her House On Fire Is Sentenced

Justin Critt Was Found Guilty In May Of Killing Melissa Wilcoxon Of Moorhead

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The man found guilty of killing a Moorhead woman and starting her house on fire has been sentenced. A judge gave Justin Critt over 40 years in prison. He must serve about 29 years of that sentence before he is eligible to get out for good behavior. In May, Critt was found guilty by a jury of…