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Bus driver shortage may cause Moorhead Schools to cancel sporting events

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – Moorhead Area Public Schools may cancel sporting events because of a lack of bus drivers. The Moorhead Spuds Twitter account calls it “uncharted territory.” “This includes parents, grandparents,etc… They would get paid to drive to the games!” the account tweeted. Spuds… We are in unchartered territory… Over the next few days we will likely cancel games…

Retention bonuses on the way for some Fargo school district employees

FARGO, N.D. (KFGO) – The Fargo School Board has approved employee retention bonuses of $1,500 each given out in two payments of $750. One will be given out in December and another in May. The bonuses go to school employees with regular and permanent work schedules. That covers certified teachers, hourly support staff who are classified, administrators, and professional support…

Moorhead School Board approves new attendance area boundaries

The district says a survey was conducted to gain input from district families.

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) — The Moorhead School Board approves new attendance area boundaries within the district. The attendance areas are being adjusted to help with capacity issues at elementary schools on the south and east sides of the city. The change will start in the fall and more than 250 students will be impacted. The district is notifying the impacted families….

Keeler eager to represent Moorhead & Oakport Township in the Minnesota House

Keeler defeated Republican candidate Edwin Hahn for the district 4A seat and will represent Moorhead and Oakport Township on the state level.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — After months worth of mostly-virtual campaigning, Democratic candidate Heather Keeler won the first political race she has been in. “I am extremely humbled because it shows that the community has had my back through this,” said Keeler. “I am also really proud of my team knowing that I did not do this alone. I had a phenomenal…

12 West Fargo Students, Staff Out with Positive COVID-19 Tests

West Fargo Public Schools releases 'Weekly Risk Level Status Check'

WEST FARGO, N.D. — West Fargo Public Schools is doing weekly risk level status checks. As of Monday morning, 12 students and staff are out with a positive COVID test. There are 144 students and staff in a COVID-Related Quarantine. Also, 74 students and staff are showing COVID-Related Symptoms. According to the post on Facebook, WFPS says there are no…

Community Learns About $9 Million Northern Cass Bond Proposal

The bond would bring new programs to the school district

ARGUSVILLE, N.D. – Community members in the Northern Cass School District discuss a nine million dollar bond that would bring new programs to the school district. The bond will be on the ballot for the general election on June 11th and would add a vocal and instrumental music space. It would also repurpose the current gym into a personalized learning lab…

West Fargo School District Explains String of Lockdowns at Sheyenne High

Three lockdowns happened over the past seven days

WEST FARGO, N.D. — The West Fargo School District is clarifying what happened during a string of lockdowns at Sheyenne High School. All three lockdowns over the past seven days were administrative lockdowns, not human threat lockdowns. “In administrative lockdowns, there’s typically no danger to students or staff at any time, especially in buildings as large as West Fargo’s administrative lockdown…

How the West Fargo Park District Transforms Local Arena into Pumpkin Patch

Not only do families get to pick them out, but they get to bring them inside to decorate

WEST FARGO, N.D. — What better way to get into the fall spirit than picking pumpkins right in your neighborhood? The West Fargo Park District is bringing the farm style pumpkin patch and hay barrels to Veterans Memorial Arena. Not only do families get to pick them out, but they get to bring them inside to decorate. Many of the…

New Position Aims to Provide Safety in Fargo Parks: Highlighted After Man is Chased with Machete

The police department is calling Josh Marvig the new park officer and the parks district has given him the title of security coordinator

FARGO, N.D. — A Fargo man was arrested Sunday after chasing a man with a machete in a Fargo park. Police got a call shortly after 9 p.m. to an area near the playground in Lindenwood Park. They say 25–year–old Emmanuel Gartei got into an argument with the man over money. Gartei then went to his car to get a…

Wahpeton School Board Election Results

WAHPETON, N.D. – Unofficial results are in for Wahpeton’s school board election. Parent and Director of the Three Rivers Crisis Center Susan Rittenour and parent Jacob Kubela won the two Wahpeton seats with 45 and 46 percent of the vote respectively. Parent Mike Hauschild won the rural north seat getting 68 percent. 379 people voted. The school board will canvass…