Hjemkomst Center

City of Moorhead to Host Community Flood Update Meeting

The meeting is March 12 at the Hjemkomst Center

MOORHEAD, Minn.–The City of Moorhead is holding a Community Flood Informational Meeting on March 12 at 6 p.m. at the Hjemkomst Center. The meeting will provide information about the City’s flood preparations and potential flooding impacts. The City of Moorhead provides important weather updates through their eNotification system and emergency announcements through Code Red. For information on flood preparations and…

“All Aboard Minnesota” Exploring Expanded Rail Transportation to/from Moorhead

Their proposal would use existing railroad lines connected to the Twin Cities.

MOORHEAD, Minn.–All Aboard Minnesota, a non-profit, has identified the F-M area as an ideal location for additional daytime rail services to the Twin Cities. All Aboard Minnesota focuses on expanding and developing intercity rail transportation options for growing cities. The organization says rail transportation options often bring economic development opportunities and can improve mobility options for residents. Their proposal would…

New Superhero Exhibit at Moorhead’s Hjemkomst Center

It features more than 350 supernatural-themed pieces

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Your favorite superheroes are making a stop at the Hjemkomst Center in Moorhead. “America’s Monsters, Superheroes and Villains: Our Culture at Play” is the newest exhibit at the Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County. Each display section is intended to explore a different time period in American history. The exhibit features more than 350 supernatural–themed pieces,…

Strongmen Show Off Viking Strength in Moorhead for HISTORY Show

MOORHEAD, Minn – Four of the world’s strongest men want to figure out if they’re as strong as Vikings. What’s a better place to test their might than Minnesota? It’s all part of the History Channel show The Strongest Man in History. Courtesy: HISTORY Four-time World’s Strongest Man champion Brian Shaw pulled a Viking ship weighing 12,000 pounds in the Hjemkomst…

War, Flu and Fear: World War I and Clay County Exhibit Tells the Stories of Locals Who Served

More than 115,000 American Soldiers died during World War I, and 64 of them were from Clay County

  MOORHEAD, Minn.– Memorial Day is about remembering the men and women who lost their lives while serving. More than 115,000 American Soldiers died during World War I, and 64 of them were from Clay County. The exhibit War, Flu and Fear: World War I and Clay County, is dedicated to preserving and sharing the stories of hardship endured by the…

75 Years Later: World War Two Veterans Spend Last Reunion in Fargo-Moorhead

Nineteen veterans from all over the country started their trip at the Hjemkomst Center

MOORHEAD, Minn. — It’s been 75 years of reunions for World War Two veterans who served on the USS Block Island. The carrier was the only one to sink in the Atlantic during the war after a Nazi attack. KVRR’s Danielle Church tells us why some of those veterans are now in the F-M metro. He spent 20 years serving his…

“Pangea,” a Cultural Festival, Showcases Worldwide Cultures in F-M Area

There was everything from performances to food to art

MOORHEAD, Minn. — People in the F–M area get to explore cultures from around the world without having to get on a plane. “Pangea,” a cultural festival, highlights the melting pot that America is. One Indian dance performer, Ishika Gupta, has been dancing for most of her life, and she’s proud to showcase it. “Living in North Dakota, we need more…

German Cultural Appreciation on Full Display at Hjemkomst Center

The fifth annual "German Kulturfest" celebrates all things German

MOORHEAD, Minn. — For the fifth straight year, people came to the Hjemkomst Center to learn more about German culture. The festival featured musical performances, chances to try authentic German cuisine, and fun activities for kids. Behind Scandinavians, Germans were the second largest group of people to emigrate and settle in the Red River Valley. The Historical and Cultural Society of…

Veterans Honor Flight Exhibit Opens, Shows Impact of Trip

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Roughly 1,100 veterans have traveled to Washington, D.C. on the Veterans Honor Flight of North Dakota and Minnesota over the last 11 years. As another way to say thank you to those who gave so much and to show how much they enjoyed seeing monuments in their honor, the Honor Flight opens an exhibit in Moorhead. Dean…