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Updates On Underpass Project in Moorhead & 52nd Avenue South Project In Fargo/West Fargo

Work On Both Projects Continue Into The Fall

Work is around 80% complete on the 52nd Avenue South improvement project in Fargo and West Fargo. Another phase of the project begins after rush hour on Monday morning. Crews will being installing a new westbound right-turn lane along 52nd between 44th and 45th streets south. The existing right-turn lane to northbound 45th Street traffic will be closed for approximately…

LIVE: More Entertainment Options For 2019 Downtown Fargo Street Fair

Street Fair Adding A Stage For 2019

  This year’s Downtown Fargo Street Fair will be more entertaining. The event takes over Broadway in downtown Fargo Thursday through Saturday, rain or shine. Along with all the vendors and food your normally see, organizers are adding a bunch of entertainment options. New this year, there will be a concert stage with shows starting at noon Friday. There will…

Lane Reductions On Main Avenue Near Downtown Fargo

Traffic Reduced To One Lane Each Way For Street Maintenance

Drivers will have to deal with more lane closures on Main Avenue near downtown Fargo today. Main will be reduced to one lane each way on Tuesday between University Drive and 8th Street South. Crews are going to be doing street maintenance. Fargo Public Works says the lanes should reopen by the end of the day Wednesday, weather permitting. Main…

Motorcyclist Injured in Moorhead Crash

Both the motorcycle and the small car were towed from the scene with extensive damage.

MOORHEAD, MINN. (KFGO) – The driver of a motorcycle was injured when he was struck by a car on Tuesday around 8:45 p.m. at the intersection of Main Avenue and 8th Street, close to the Moorhead Main Avenue Dairy Queen. The motorcycle driver was taken to Sanford Medical Center for treatment of his injuries. The car driver, 65-year-old Joel Haugen,…

Three Groups Have Plans For Land Where Aging High-Rise Now Stands

HUD determined the high rise is not worth fixing

FARGO, ND — Three groups have submitted plans for a prime piece of city-owned property at the corner of Main Avenue and 2nd Street South in Fargo. The land is on the site of the former Park East Apartments demolished to build a flood levee. Fargo Housing and Redevelopment’s plan is to replace the nearby aging, low income high-rise with a…

“Bolig Square” Could Be First To Get Property Tax Exemption Through Moorhead’s Renaissance Zone

It would be built on what is now a parking lot on 4th Street between Main Avenue and Center Avenue

Bolig Square location Image: Epic CompaniesMOORHEAD, MN — Moorhead is one step closer to a multi-million dollar commercial and apartment development in a prime downtown location. The Economic Development Authority has recommended the city council approve plans for Bolig Square, a five story building. It would be built on what is now a parking lot on 4th Street between Main Avenue…

Metro COG Holds Public Forum to Discuss Future Transportation Ideas

Projections say the metro will have 300,000 people by 2045

FARGO, N.D. — Before construction crews can uproot a road or make changes to traffic patterns, they need the green light from one group. “All projects that involve federal funding have to come through the Metropolitan Council of Governments (Metro COG) because they’re the planning organization for the Fargo, Moorhead, West Fargo, Dilworth area, and they lay out where we’re going…

New Moorhead Bar Provides Intimate Drinking Experience

The bar is located at the corner of Main Avenue and 14th Street

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A new bar that opened its doors this weekend is bringing a more intimate drinking experience to Moorhead. Harold’s has several offerings on tap, but also offers a quiet atmosphere for people to relax while having a drink. Eric Odness thought of the bar’s concept two years ago, and named it after his grandfather, Harold. Opening the bar…

Victim In Main Street Car Crash Identified

The police department says around 2:45 p.m., officers responded to the 1600 Block of Main Avenue for a three-vehicle crash.

Fargo, N.D. (KFGO) – An 88-year-old West Fargo woman is dead after a crash in Fargo Wednesday. The police department says around 2:45 p.m., officers responded to the 1600 Block of Main Avenue for a three-vehicle crash. The department says the driver of the first vehicle, Lois Fritz, was taken to a hospital where she died. No further information has…

Underpass Road Closure To Last One Year Begins Monday In Moorhead

The Main Avenue and 20th/21st Street South Underpass project will cost over $70 million

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The first major road closure for the underpass project in Moorhead will go into effect on Monday. Main Avenue from 21st Street South to Oakway and 21 Street South from Main Avenue to 2nd Avenue South will be closing. Traffic will be detoured on 34th Street South via 12th Avenue South and Highway 10. The closure will be…