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UPDATE: SpaceX launch postponed due to bad weather

Hurley, 53, and Behnken, 49, are both two-time shuttle fliers.

UPDATE: Bad weather postpones first launch of NASA astronauts from Florida in nine years. Next attempt is Saturday.   CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — With thunderstorms threatening a delay, two NASA astronauts climbed aboard a SpaceX rocket ship Wednesday for liftoff on a history-making flight that was seen as a giant leap forward for the booming business of commercial space…

Both Sides of the River Aiming for Zero Deaths from Traffic Crashes

Those with "Toward Zero Deaths" like to compare it to a roller coaster

FARGO-MOORHEAD — West Central Minnesota Toward Zero Deaths stakeholders and North Dakota Vision Zero join forces to launch the national seat belt enforcement campaign. Local officials and medical professionals are warning people in the community. Authorities from both North Dakota and Minnesota are partnering up to remind you that before you stick those keys in the ignition to reach out…

St. Paul Mayor Launches Gubernatorial Campaign in Moorhead

Chris Coleman, mayor of St. Paul for 12 years, kicks off his gubernatorial campaign at the Perkins in Moorhead

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The mayor of St. Paul stopped in Moorhead to launch his campaign for the governor’s seat. Democrat Chris Coleman shared his vision for Minnesota with customers at the Perkins in Moorhead. Chris Coleman has been the mayor of St. Paul since 2006. Coleman has also served as the president of the National League of Cities. He is…

Kayak Launch on the Red River Shuts Down for Winter

The Forest River Drive launch, which was installed last year in south Fargo, closed today

  FARGO, ND — A new kayak launch on the Red River is closing for the season. The Forest River Drive launch, which was installed last year in south Fargo, closed today. Park District officials said the Lindenwood Kayak Launch will stay open until weather conditions are no longer boat friendly. These launches are for any non-motorized boat and are…

Moorhead Restaurant Asking for Donations Shuts Down

The owner said they resorted to public funding since banks would no longer give them loans

  MOORHEAD, Minn. — A struggling restaurant in Moorhead is set to close its doors for good. IDK is a self-proclaimed fine-dining restaurant which opened about three months ago near the Moorhead Center Mall. About six days ago, owners launched a GoFundMe page saying the business has fallen on hard financial times. The page had raised nearly $2,100. The owner…