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Public Veterans Services Roundtable Discussions Will Be Held Next Week

Meet With Staff From Sen. Amy Klobuchar's Office And Others

DILWORTH, MN — Veterans and those caring for veterans are encouraged to meet with Sen. Amy Klobuchar’s staff during stops in our area on July 30. Stops are scheduled in Dilworth, Ada and Mahnomen. They will hold discussions alongside representatives from the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs, County Veteran Service Officers, and Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development. They…

Texas Man Visiting Family In Glyndon Stabbed, Two Men Arrested

stabbing happened just after midnight in the Prairie View Estates mobile home park in Glyndon

Rene Alvarado And John BalboaGLYNDON, MN — A family gathering turns bloody after a stabbing just after midnight in the Prairie View Estates mobile home park in Glyndon. Officers arrested 39-year-old Rene Alvarado of Dilworth after stabbing a 44-year-old man from Texas who was visiting relatives. The victim was stabbed in the neck, stomach and arm. He has undergone surgery…

Customers Go Crazy Over New Aldi Location in Fargo

Along with Dilworth they've opened a store off of 13th Avenue in Fargo

FARGO, N.D.– A new grocery hot spot is up and running in Fargo and customers are going crazy over it. Aldi now has a second location in our area. Along with Dilworth they’ve opened a store off of 13th Avenue in Fargo. An Aldi representative says the chain has wanted a store in Fargo for a long time. “We’ve been…

Giant Table Brings Dilworth and Moorhead Community Members Closer

The Longest table is an opportunity for people to connect with others in their community

DILWORTH, Minn.– A giant table is bringing community members from Moorhead and Dilworth together. The Longest table is an opportunity for people to connect with others in their community. People share their stories of why they came to the area and why they’ve stayed. The Lions club provided food for everyone who showed up. The goal of the event is to…

A True Gift of Service: Clay County Says Goodbye to Don Vogel

He worked as a Maintanence Supervisor for the City of Dilworth and a part-time sheriff's deputy with the Clay County Sheriff's Office

DILWORTH, Minn. — 64-year-old Don Vogel was a true gift of service. “This was his farm, his land. He’d be out on it every day looking around checking things out, making sure things were doing what they were supposed to,” said Jodi Wedll, Vogel’s niece. It’s the attitude he adopted after growing up in a Minnesota farming community. But that also…

Gov. Walz Signs Bill Providing More Protections for Senior Citizens

Protections include licensure for assisted living facilities and the option of putting cameras in residents' rooms

DILWORTH, Minn. — Gov. Tim Walz signed a bill into law that gives more protections to senior citizens. That means assisted living facilities will have to make changes, too. Minnesota is the only state that doesn’t have a standardized licensure system for them. That, along with several other provisions, will be added when the law goes in effect in 2021. “Although…

MN Senate GOP Releases Tax Bill, Rep. Paul Marquart Responds

Republicans who control the Minnesota Senate have unveiled a tax bill they say will benefit all Minnesota taxpayers and provide tax cuts to half of them. The bill contrasts with proposals from Gov. Tim Walz and the House Democratic majority that would raise gasoline and other taxes. It includes a quarter–point income tax cut for middle–class taxpayers and would shelter…

State Lawmakers Talk About MN Budget Issues

They say the budget over the next two years will cost between $47-$49 billion

DILWORTH, Minn. — During the spring legislative break, a few Minnesota Democrats are finding out what people in rural areas want to see within the state’s next budget. Sen. Kent Eken of Twin Valley and Rep. Paul Marquart of Dilworth are hosting town halls all over western Minnesota. Some of the issues most important to their constituents include Gov. Tim Walz’…

Dilworth Police Officer Hurt in Head-On Crash, Returns to Shift

DILWORTH, Minn. – A Dilworth Police officer is the definition of dedication. Officer Elias Hoversten’s squad car was hit head–on. He went to the hospital and then returned to work. Chief Ty Sharpe says Officer Hoversten suffered a twisted arm, cracked neck, hurt his knee and received chemical burns. On its Facebook page, the department says “They build them tough in…

Area Mayors Discuss Priorities and Growth in 2019 State of the Cities

Each mayor has different goals and are all committed to working together as one metro to get the job done

FARGO, N.D. — Mayors from the cities of Fargo, West Fargo, Moorhead, and Dilworth took center stage to share each community’s growth and goals for 2019. For Dilworth, 2018 brought the expansion of new businesses, homes, and commercial areas. “The success of these developments, commercial, residential, I mean they bring immediate impacts, new amenities, new residents, we have new employment…