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Moorhead Holding Public Forum to Discuss Wild Turkeys

The Minnesota DNR will be available for questions.

MOORHEAD, Minn.–Moorhead city officials are holding a public forum to gather input for a comprehensive turkey management plan on January 8 at 7 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers. The City says the purpose of the forum is to collect information and hear from stakeholders as to what should be done with the flock of wild turkeys that often…

Sen. Ernst Joins Rep. Cramer for Agriculture Discussion With Local Farmers

Farmers raised many concerns from the snow to infrastructure

FARGO, N.D. — Sen. Jodi Ernst (R-Iowa) joined Rep. Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.) to talk to farmers about their concerns. Ernst says the two states have a lot in common because agriculture powers their economies. Many farmers talked about the impact the snow has had on their crop. They say they want a level playing field and to not have their concerns…

Plains Art Museum Holds Panel Discussion on Public Art

Panelists say public art is a way to engage the community

FARGO, N.D. — With the opening of the Red Ball Project, you might be thinking about the meaning of public art. The Plains Art Museum held a panel discussion where they discussed just that. Panelists included the artist behind the Red Ball Project, the director of Public Art St. Paul, a Fargo city planner, and an event coordinator for Folkways. With…

Fargo City Commission Candidates Participate in Forum

The candidates are vying for the seats currently held by Tony Gehrig and Dave Piepkorn

FARGO, N.D. — Candidates for Fargo City Commission participated in a forum to discuss their positions ahead of Tuesday’s election. Candidates answered a variety of questions covering current issues, regional and national trends, and outlook for the future. One of the questions was about if Fargo should become a sanctuary city. “We have very strong services in the Fargo area,…

United Way Conducts Panel to Raise Awareness of Students’ Mental Health Issues

This was the first year the United Way conducted this panel discussion

FARGO, N.D. — The United Way of Cass–Clay hosted a panel presentation aimed at raising awareness over mental health issues faced by area students. The Student Mental Health Awareness Panel was held at NDSCS–Fargo and is a part of United Way’s Emerging Leaders program. The panel highlights common experiences that could lead to mental health issues. The United Way believes…

Discussions Underway to Possibly Change Biking and Walking Paths in the Area

Fargo is also planning to get an interactive map of all the bike routes in town

REGIONAL — Some changes could be coming to biking and walking paths across the metro. The Metro Bicycle and Planning Committee met this afternoon to discuss which ones are a higher priority for maintenance or snow removal. Fargo is also planning to get an interactive map of all the bike routes in town. Right now only Moorhead has one. It’s…

Mayors’ Blue Ribbon Commission Hopes to Educate People on Struggles with Addiction

The commission is getting out into the community because members say addiction shouldn't be a closet discussion

FARGO, ND — The Mayors’ Blue Ribbon Commission is trying to educate more people in the Metro about what it means to struggle with addiction. More than 10 people died from an opioid overdose in Fargo-Moorhead from January to September 2017. The commission is getting out into the community because members say addiction shouldn’t be a closet discussion. They say…

Governors Burgum and Dayton Agree to Meet on F-M Diversion Project

The two governors talked over the phone to quote "to try to find a path forward'' for the $2.2 billion project

  REGIONAL — Governors Doug Burgum and Mark Dayton have agreed to discuss ways to restart the F-M flood diversion project. The two governors talked over the phone to quote “to try to find a path forward” for the $2.2 billion project. The 30-mile channel has been approved by Congress and work had begun but a federal judge from Minnesota…

Planapalooza Hoping to Take West Fargo into the Future

Planapalooza is a weeklong event to citizen input on what they would like to change in the city of West Fargo

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Planapalooza is hoping to help the city of West Fargo transform into an all new and improved West Fargo 2.0. As people, we’re constantly working on becoming the best version of ourselves, which doesn’t happen overnight. The city of West Fargo and the West Fargo Park District are hosting Planapalooza, hoping to do just that for…

NDSU’s “Teach-In” Talks Climate Change, Politics…and Fake News

Hundreds take part in short break-out discussions to talk social problems

  FARGO, N.D. — Hundreds of students and faculty at NDSU took time away from class to go to class. The “teach-in” put students in multiple 25 minute long classes to have civil discussions about social and political issues. It’s not your typical University lecture. These interactive “teach-ins” turn class into a conversation. They covered topics not normally seen in…