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D-G-F Moving Middle & High Schools To Full Distance Learning

GLYNDON, Minn. — Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton is moving to full distance learning for its middle and high schools starting Monday. In a letter posted on the district’s website, the superintendent says there has been an increase in students and staff reporting that they have been exposed or tested positive for the coronavirus. The full distance learning for the middle and high schools…

Cleanup Week begins Monday

People can dispose of tires, appliances and other large items for free

FARGO-MOORHEAD — Cleanup Week for cities across the metro begins Monday. Those living in Fargo, West Fargo and Clay County can toss out larger items they no longer need. This year, the pickup schedule will match each household’s recycling collection day. Unwanted items should be set out before 7 a.m. Two appliances and up to four tires and rims will…

Federal Officials: “Slither Gang” Leader “Boogie” & Others Indicted

FARGO, N.D. — The leader of the Slither Gang is indicted by a federal grand jury. 26-year-old Abbot Aho, also known as Boogie, from Fergus Falls faces a number of charges including robbery, use of a firearm and aiding and abetting. Other members indicted include 21-year-old Josiah Aguilar of Dilworth, 21-year-old Jared Kaul of Fridley and 21-year-old Sarah Carlson of…

Dilworth Man Hurt In Fatal Crash In Hubbard County

It remains under investigation

HUBBARD CO., Minn — A crash Monday morning in Hubbard County, Minnesota kills one man and leaves a Dilworth man hurt. The investigation shows that 29-year-old Ryan Schlichting of Dilworth collided head-on with a car driven by 36-year-old David Weimer of Walker. Weimer was pronounced dead at the scene. There is no word on Schlichting’s condition. The crash happening around…

Dilworth State Rep. Paul Marquart votes against MN Police Accountability Act

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – State Rep. Paul Marquart of Dilworth is the only House Democrat to vote against a police reform bill. Marquart calls the death of George Floyd inhuman and atrocius. He agrees the officers in that case should be prosecuted. However, he feels the Minnesota Police Accountability Act is too broad. It requires the Attorney General’s office to…

Dilworth Welcomes 1st Therapy Police K9 In Metro

Keely Will Serve At Community Events And Help Officers And Community Members After Traumatic Events

  There’s a new top dog at the Dilworth Police Department, but she’s not like any police dog in the Metro. The Dilworth Police Department says Keely is the first therapy and community service dog in the area. She was sworn in this week. Keely is a 10-month-old lab from a Detroit Lakes shelter. You won’t see her chasing down…

DGF School Board and Teachers Fail To Reach Contract Agreement

Talks will resume on Monday, March 16th

GLYNDON, Minn. — Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton school board and the teachers union did not reach a settlement agreement on contract negotiations. Talks will resume on Monday, March 16th. There has been a dispute between the school board and teachers over pay for around a year. A special meeting of the school board was held at the high school Monday night. The DGF…

Dilworth Woman Killed in Train Crash

It happened just before 2:00 p.m. Saturday in Moorhead

MOORHEAD, Minn. — An 87-year-old woman from Dilworth has died after colliding with a train. Moorhead officers were dispatched to the 10 block of 14th Street South just before 2:00 p.m. Saturday. That’s where the car driven my Lila Hoyme was struck by an eastbound train. She was taken to a local hospital where she died from her injuries. Police…

Area Mayors Deliver Hopeful Outlook at State of the Cities 2020

A hopeful audience watched as each Mayor delivered the accomplishments of 2019, and where the future is headed in 2020.

FARGO, N.D. – There’s an air of excitement here at the state of the cities 2020, as the Mayors of Fargo, West Fargo, Dilworth, and Moorhead deliver the future of their cities. “Many of the answers to the problems that our cities face, whether it’s special assessments, whether it’s property taxes, whether it’s mental health issues,” said Commission President Bernie…

Dilworth Man Dies After Semi is Struck by Train

The crash happened two miles south of Buxton, N.D.

BUXTON, N.D.–A Dilworth man has died after his semi was struck by a train near Buxton on Wednesday. Thirty-two-year-old Jose Silva was pronounced deceased at the scene. The crash happened at the intersection of 11th Street Northeast and 162nd Avenue Northeast two miles south of Buxton. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says Silva failed to yield for a BNSF train….