CITY OF MOORHEAD

Moorhead recycling drop-off sites experiencing high contamination rates

The City has four recycling drop-off sites for plastic, aluminum, glass, cardboard, newspaper, magazines and yard waste.

Photo Credit: City of MoorheadA recycling dumpster for plastic at the Southside drop-off site location that was overflowing with unrecyclable materials, including electronics, toys, and furniture. Due to high contamination, this bin was dumped at the landfill.MOORHEAD, Minn.–The City of Moorhead is urging residents to be mindful of the materials being dropped off at recycling sites throughout the city. The…

City of Moorhead awarded $62 million for 11th Street railroad underpass

The city says construction on the underpass could begin as early as 2023.

MOORHEAD, Minn.–The City of Moorhead was granted funding for a railroad underpass on 11 Street. The Minnesota Legislature granted $110 million to the Minnesota Department of transportation, $62 million of which will be used for the underpass project in Moorhead. Mayor Judd said, “This is a long time coming for Moorhead. The public safety concerns and traffic gridlock issues that…

Moorhead students encouraged to enter the 2020 Mayor for a Day essay contest

Students will have to handwrite their essays and have them postmarked by December 7.

MOORHEAD, Minn.–The City of Moorhead is encouraging fourth, fifth and sixth graders to enter the 2020 Mayor for a Day essay contest. Three winners will be chosen from all across Minnesota. The winners will be awarded $100 and will have their essays published in the League’s Minnesota Cities Magazine. The essay question is, “Cities provide a variety of services and programs…

City of Moorhead receives grant to ensure General Election is safe for voters

MOORHEAD, Minn.–The City of Moorhead accepted a grant for nearly $19,000 on Monday that will ensure a safe voting environment for the General Election. The Center for Tech and Civic Life awarded the grant. The City will use the money to replace all existing voting booths with new easy to disinfect ones. The grant money will also be used to…

Moorhead curbside Cleanup Week canceled

MOORHEAD, Minn.–The City of Moorhead has canceled its curbside Cleanup Week. The event was originally postponed until September, but has officially been canceled due to COVID-19 concerns. Moorhead residents will instead be allowed to drop large items off at the City’s Solid Waste Transfer Station beginning September 14 until September 18. The Transfer Station will accept items from 7 a.m….

Greater Moorhead Days Parade and Kids Fest cancelled

MOORHEAD, Minn.–Some of the events normally celebrated at Greater Moorhead Days will not be held this year. The City made the decision to cancel certain events that could not be conducted in coordination with current health and safety guidelines. The cancelled events include the Greater Moorhead Days Parade, the Wings and Wheels Fly in and Car Show, The FM Flatlander…

City of Moorhead seeks public input on CARES Act funding

The City will be accepting spending comments until August 3.

MOORHEAD, Minn.–The City of Moorhead is seeking public input on how to use the CARES Act funding provided by the US Treasury. Moorhead received $3.278 million which can be used to address medical or public health needs and provide economic support to suffering businesses and anyone unemployed. $1.278 million will be used to various municipal COVID-19 expences, while the other…

Churches United to host meeting to discuss Silver Lining Apartments June 18

The meeting will begin at 7 p.m.

MOORHEAD, Minn.–Churches United is partnering with the City of Moorhead to host an informational meeting about the upcoming Silver Linings Apartments project. Silver Linings Apartments will serve seniors 55 and older and include various support housing amenities including a 24-hour front desk support, community rooms, onsite case management, health outreach office, food pantry, library, computer rooms and walking paths. During…

WATCH LIVE: City of Fargo hosting ‘One Fargo’ press conference at 1:30 p.m.

FARGO, N.D.–The City of Fargo and the One Fargo Celebration organizers are holding a press conference at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday. The City of Moorhead and the Fargo Police Department will also partake in the conference. The One Fargo Celebration organizers, Wess Philome and Anyiwei Maciek, will provide details about their event on Friday. Fargo Mayor Tim Mahoney, Moorhead Mayor…

City of Moorhead Confirms Multiple COVID-19 Cases Within Fire Department

MOORHEAD, Minn.–The City of Moorhead has confirmed that multiple employees within the Moorhead Fire Department have tested positive for COVID-19. These employees, upon notice of the positive test result, were prohibited from contacting other city employees and told to isolate themselves. All City employees identified to be in close contact with the positive cases have been notified. Fire Department teams…