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Gooseberry & Memorial Park Bridges to be Raised in Preparation for Rising River Levels

The Red River is currently at 17.14 feet.

MOORHEAD, Minn.–In preparation for rising river levels, the City of Moorhead will be raising the Gooseberry to Lindenwood Park bridge and the Memorial to Oak Grove Park bridge on Wednesday. Additionally, Moorhead has created four Flood Zones for neighborhoods near the river. Each zone has a Zone Leader who will be the primary point of contact for property owners who…

Kurdish Americans in Moorhead Celebrate the Independence Referendum

A vote on September 25th will decide if their home country becomes an independent nation

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Hundreds of Kurdish Americans from across the Valley are celebrating what may become Independence Day in their home country. They first came to Moorhead in the 1970’s as refugees. Many of them came here to escape persecution. Oppressing forces have been at odds with Kurdistan for more than 100 years. At Gooseberry park, a Kurdish community with…

Kurdish-Americans to Celebrate Independence Referendum in Moorhead

All people are encouraged to show up regardless of heritage

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Kurdish Americans in the Valley are getting ready to celebrate a vote which could grant independence to southern parts of Kurdistan. The Iraqi Kurdistan independence referendum goes to the vote on September 25th. Kawar Forok told us many Kurdish Americans will be able to take part in the vote from here in the United States. Many Kurdish…

Superheroes Large and Small Help CCRI Break Down Barriers

A super power you don't often think of is at the heart of these runners

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Superheroes are known for battling villains and breaking down barriers. For one Moorhead organization, the bad guy worth fighting is the idea that those with disabilities can’t live a full life. Heroes come in all different shapes and sizes “I think the youngest person we support right now is 18-months-old and our oldest is 86,” said CCRI’s…