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Moorhead Proposes A “Double” Underpass Downtown

The 11 Street underpass project would be between Center and 1st Avenue North and Main and Center

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Moorhead city leaders are looking into another underpass project as work continues on the Main Avenue 20th/21st Street Underpass. The 11 Street underpass project in downtown Moorhead would be between Center and 1st Avenue North and Main and Center. It is estimated it would save 4 million vehicle hours of delay over 20 years. The city is…

Motorcyclist Killed after Striking Animal in Oliver County

The collision happened about 9:30 p.m. Tuesday on Highway 200-A northeast of Center.

CENTER, N.D.–The North Dakota Highway Patrol says a motorcyclist has died after colliding with an animal in Oliver County. The collision happened about 9:30 p.m. Tuesday on Highway 200-A northeast of Center. The patrol says Gary Dukart was thrown from his bike after losing control of it after striking the animal. Dukart died at the scene. Authorities did not say…

“Bolig Square” Could Be First To Get Property Tax Exemption Through Moorhead’s Renaissance Zone

It would be built on what is now a parking lot on 4th Street between Main Avenue and Center Avenue

Bolig Square location Image: Epic CompaniesMOORHEAD, MN — Moorhead is one step closer to a multi-million dollar commercial and apartment development in a prime downtown location. The Economic Development Authority has recommended the city council approve plans for Bolig Square, a five story building. It would be built on what is now a parking lot on 4th Street between Main Avenue…

Army Corps 2019 Work Plan Includes Another $35 Million For Fargo-Moorhead Flood Protection

The funding will cover work on the inlet structure south of Horace, the control structure on the Wild Rice River as well as additional design work

FARGO, ND — More federal money is going into flood protection for Fargo-Moorhead. Senators Hoeven and Heitkamp announced that $35 million is included for flood protection construction in the Army Corps 2019 work plan. Hoeven says the “funding comes at a critical time and will help ensure the project’s procurement process and construction can move forward”. The funding will cover work…

Sanford Medical Center Gets Verification as Level One Trauma Hospital

They recieved it from the American College of Surgeons

FARGO N.D. — It’s the first of its kind for Sanford and North Dakota. Ten years ago, Sanford talked about bringing a Level One Trauma Center to Fargo and now they can finally say they’ve achieved their goal. Time is of the essence when trying to save a trauma patient’s life. “That has a long term impact on either their survival…

Fargo Cass Public Health Introduces New Harm Reduction Center

The main goal of the HRC is to help individuals and the community stay as healthy as possible by reducing disease and other health issues among people who inject drugs

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo Cass Public Health is introducing the new Harm Reduction Center at 510 5th Street North. The HRC has been newly formed under the harm reduction division which consists of several programs. Veteran’s Drop-in Center, Withdrawal Management Unit, and the Good Neighbor Project Harm Reduction Center are just a few. The main goal of the HRC is…

Heitkamp Visits Downtown Family HealthCare Center

Providers say dental and mental health are some of the most pressing issues

FARGO, N.D. — Senator Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.) toured the Family Healthcare Center downtown to meet with both patients and providers. Healthcare providers say there’s a great need for more outreach on dental and mental health. Some of the more vulnerable populations include Native Americans and homeless people. The healthcare center also has a team of interpreters for those who speak English…

Homeless Population Moving from Armory to Community Center for Shelter

With these bitterly cold temperatures, some now using the shelter say they thought they had no choice but to stay out on the streets

DILWORTH, Minn. — Those who have been in need of shelter staying at the Moorhead Armory are now being moved to the Dilworth Community Center until the end of January. Churches United in Moorhead has been working closely with the city of Dilworth to provide a second housing option for those in need. With these bitterly cold temperatures, some now…

Rugby, North Dakota Considered Geographic Center of North America…Again

The town of 2,800 people lost the title last year after the city allowed its trademark to lapse

RUGBY, ND — Rugby, North Dakota is once again the geographic center of North America. The town of 2,800 people lost the title last year after the city allowed its trademark to lapse. Hanson’s Bar in Robinson, North Dakota snatched the title away. Rugby officials said in a statement that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has returned the trademark…

Face It TOGETHER Celebrates Opening of Addiction Center in Fargo

Leaders within the organization held a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate this new community hub in town

FARGO, ND — Face It TOGETHER is celebrating its grand opening of their new addiction management center. Located in the Prairie Stone Center at 1650 45th Street South, the facility will offer peer counseling, treatment information and other resources to help sustain long-term addiction wellness. Leaders within the organization held a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate this new community hub…