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Celebrations for New Moorhead Mayor and City Council Members

They say there is no better way to show their appreciation than with a party

MOORHEAD, Minn. — People in Moorhead is welcoming new leaders into their new roles with the city and others are starting another term. They say there is no better way to show their appreciation than with a party. Just three weeks after officially getting sworn in, the new Moorhead mayor and city council members are being celebrated. “One thing that…

New Moorhead Mayor and City Council Members are Sworn In With Celebrations

"We're excited, we're pumped and we're open for business"

MOORHEAD, Minn. — After a busy election season and New Year’s celebrations, members of the Moorhead City Council are sworn in. Take a look at what the mayor and his board members have to say about their new positions. “We’re excited, we’re pumped and we’re open for business,” said Johnathan Judd, Moorhead’s new mayor. The new Moorhead Mayor is ready…

Moorhead Woman With Non-Profit and Government Experience Running For City Council

Shelly Carlson is running for the seat being vacated by Melissa Fabian

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A Moorhead woman whose career has been devoted to public service is running for Ward 2 on the Moorhead City Council. Shelly Carlson works as the Criminal Justice Systems manager with the Minnesota Elder Justice Center. She is running for the seat being vacated by Melissa Fabian. Carlson says what makes her different is that she has…

Bismarck-Mandan Region Working to Raise Money for Emergency Housing

The Burleigh County Commission has put together $6,000 to help with assistance

  BURLEIGH COUNTY, N.D. — The Bismarck-Mandan region is closer in meeting the funds needed to help the homeless with emergency housing. The Burleigh County Commission has put together $6,000 to help with assistance. This is in addition to the Bismarck City Commisson’s $10,000 and the United Way’s raising of $292,000. City leaders say they need about $325,000 to keep…

Pine Ridge Reservation Declares State of Emergency Over Lack of Law Enforcement

The reservation is dealing with a wave of drug-related crime

  SOUTH DAKOTA — A major shakeup in law enforcement on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. The Oglala Sioux Tribal Council declared a state of emergency and withdrew support this week for Police Chief Harry Martinez, who has since resigned. The reservation is dealing with a wave of drug-related crime. Eight police chiefs have come and gone since 2008. Not…

Hundreds Rally Against Potential Refugee Restrictions

The Fargo Civic Center was packed people opposed to a house bill

Hundreds spent the afternoon rallying in protest of a proposed house bill which has the potential to ban refugees in North Dakota communities. Lawmakers say the bill is not set up to be against refugees, but rather to let communities decide how many they are capable of hosting. They’re calling it Operation Wake-Up Call. After two days of planning, hundreds…