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Moorhead Police Update “Church” The Hybrid Wolfdog

He was on the run for almost a month before our Community Service Officers were able to finally capture him.

1/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3 Show Caption Hide Caption MOORHEAD, MN —  Moorhead Police posted what they’re calling their final update on “Church” the wolf dog hybrid. We want to thank the many concerned citizens who wanted to assist with the placement of Church. He was on the run for almost a month before…

Animal Caught In Moorhead Is A Cross Between A Dog And A Wolf

"Church" was the name given to the animal by its owner, who isn't able to care for him

MOORHEAD, MN — Police have determined that an animal that had been sighted in Moorhead for about a month is a dog-wolf cross. Capt. Deric Swenson says the hybrid, believed to be about a year-old, is not allowed in the city as a pet. “Church” was the name given to the animal by its owner, who isn’t able to care for…

Businesses, Shoppers Respond to North Dakota’s Blue Law Repeal

retailers can start opening before noon on saturday on August 4

FARGO, N.D. — When it comes to owning a business, timing can be everything. “Especially when we have stores trying to compete with online. We have small businesses that are trying to make sure they’re available to people as often as they can be. That Sunday I think is huge,” said Amber Sander, Boots & Heels owner. Store owners across…

Partial Roof Collapse at Moorhead Church A “Miracle” No One Was Hurt

it fell because of heavy snow in Sunday morning

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Around nine Sunday morning, heavy snow caused a partial roof collapse at Saint Francis de Sales Church in Moorhead. Luckily, services had been canceled. From her wedding, to her daughter’s Quinceañera, to even getting some help with her son’s alcoholism struggles, St. Francis de Sales has always seemed to be there for Ada Ramirez over the last 18…

Church Leaders Take Part in Anti-Racism Training

The Synod Assembly had passed a resolution outlining a commitment to racial justice

FARGO, N.D. — The Eastern North Dakota Synod ELCA brought together dozens of leaders for anti–racism training. The training was initiated after the Synod Assembly passed a resolution outlining a commitment to racial justice. Amanda Vivier, a spiritual leader for the Native American Christian Ministry, describes why she decided to get involved. “There’s a bridge, and it’s been a one-way bridge…

Church Puts On “Holiday Collections” Craft and Vendor Show

This is the largest church-held craft show in the region

WEST FARGO, N.D. — The Holy Cross Catholic Church held their ninth annual “Holiday Collections” Craft and Vendor Show. Over 80 vendors were there, compared to just over 20 when it first started almost a decade ago. Organizers highlight unique, one–of–a–kind items from around the region. They say hundreds of people go every year, and it’s the largest church–held craft show…

Thanksgiving Dinner at St. Joseph’s Church Offers Food, Companionship

Over 100 volunteers were there to serve the community

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Thanksgiving is a time for food and family, but for those who might need some companionship, St. Joseph’s Catholic Church is bringing the community together with a Thanksgiving meal. “Just working together and meeting all these new people that— we all go to church together every week but we don’t necessarily get the chance to visit and get…

Metro’s Oldest Congregation Celebrates Its Past, Looks to the Future

First Presbyterian Church of Moorhead opened in May of 1872

  MOORHEAD, Minn. — The First Presbyterian Church of Moorhead is Fargo–Moorhead’s oldest congregation, celebrating two major milestones. In May of 1872, the metro’s first church started as a tent. “Then we had a little wood structure, a very small little house sort of a thing. Then we had an actual church. That burned. Then we had another actual church. That…

The Money You Spend on These Items Ensures Workers Receive a Living Wage

First Congregational Church of Christ in Moorhead is selling all different types of fair trade goods that communities benefit from

MOORHEAD, Minn. — If you’re looking to spend money that ensures workers receive a living wage, we have just the place for you. First Congregational Church of Christ in Moorhead is selling all different types of fair trade goods that communities benefit from. Not only can you walk away with something new to add to your home or wardrobe, but…

Parishioners of a Perham Church Fighting to Keep Their Faith Alive

The church has been around since 1882, operating just outside of downtown Perham

PERHAM, Minn. — When the small city of Perham was in its infancy, a congregation of worshipers opened the town’s first United Methodist Church in 1882. Nearly fourteen decades and a couple new buildings later, the collective faith of its small band of parishioners still rings through the air. When Betty Jean Robinson first came to the church fifty years ago,…