Mayor Tim Mahoney

WATCH: A United F-M Metro Against COVID-19

  FARGO, ND — The metro’s governments and health agencies released a three minute “A United Metro Against COVID-19” video. F-M leaders enforce the need for social distancing, hand washing and being aware of symptoms. Called United F-M Against COVID-19 is a collaboration to promote community, calm and preparedness in a unified manner in this video. Categories: Coronavirus, Health, Local…

Fargo-Moorhead officials give COVID-19 update

Fargo, West Fargo, Moorhead government and public health officials addressed the public

FARGO, N.D. — The City of Fargo hosted a Coronavirus update briefing to give the public the latest developments on the COVID-19 pandemic. In Fargo, core city services like police and mass transit continue to function, employees are encouraged to work from home and wine and beer are now allowed to be picked up curbside. West Fargo is adapting with…

Fargo Mayor Mahoney Says His Level of Concern About A Major Flood Has Dropped

Mahoney says the melt has been near-perfect

FARGO, N.D. — The risk of significant flooding in Fargo-Moorhead has all but disappeared. Mayor Tim Mahoney says the melt has been near-perfect and his level of concern has dropped. He say’s Fargo will probably hit a lower crest of 34 to 35 feet around April 1. Mahoney says although it will be a major flood over 30 feet, he…

Fargo And Cass County Need Volunteers To Fill 400,000 Sandbags

Sandbag Central will open for the season at 7 a.m. on Tuesday, March 10

FARGO, N.D. — The call is going out for volunteers to make around 400,000 sandbags for Fargo and Cass County. Sandbag Central will open for the season at 7 a.m. on Tuesday, March 10. Operations will continue from 7 to 7 each weekday until the goal is met. Sandbag Central is located at 2301 8th Avenue North in Fargo. Mayor…

Moorhead Public Schools Close Buildings Monday, Fargo Public Schools to Open at NOON.

FARGO, ND — Due to weather and road conditions, all Moorhead Area Public Schools buildings will be closed on Monday, December 30, 2019. This includes all schools, transportation center, and the district office. Due to the weather and need to allow for roads and parking lots to be cleared, Fargo Public Schools will have all buildings closed until noon on Monday, December…

Mediator In Talks With City of Fargo and Airport Authority

FARGO, N.D. (KFGO) – Representatives of the City of Fargo and the Fargo Airport Authority met Monday for the first time with a mediator hired to come up with a solution to a long-standing dispute between the two. The issue centers around whether airport authority employees are city employees and also about services the city provides to the airport under…

City of Fargo And Municipal Airport Authority To Enter Into Mediation

The airport authority and some commissioners have been at odds over whether airport employees are city workers

FILEFARGO, N.D. — Fargo City Commissioners approve a 45-day mediation to try and resolve a bitter disagreement between city leaders and the Municipal Airport Authority. If a memorandum of understanding isn’t produced, the city commission can immediately proceed with dissolving the authority and run Hector International Airport. The airport authority and some commissioners, led by Mayor Tim Mahoney, have been…

Mayor Mahoney Proclaims Monday “Vern Bennett Day”

Bennett was the longest-tenured superintendent of the Fargo Public School District serving for 28 years.

FARGO, N.D. (KFGO) – Fargo Mayor Tim Mahoney has proclaimed today, October 7, 2019, as “Vern Bennett Day.” The 86-year-old Cass County Commissioner and longtime Fargo Public Schools superintendent died last week. Bennett was the longest-tenured superintendent of the Fargo Public School District serving for 28 years. At the time of his passing, he was also the longest-serving member of…

Bills For Fighting Flood In Fargo Could Top $1 Million

The costs not covered by FEMA will have to come out of the general fund

FARGO, ND — Not all the bills are in yet, but Fargo’s share of costs for this year’s flood fight is likely to top $1 million. Mayor Tim Mahoney says the city is counting on a federal disaster declaration that would cover 75% of those costs. Mahoney said “many might say that’s not a lot of money but it is.” The…

Cass County Officials Fight F-M Flood Diversion Project Budget Gap

The legislature's proposal is $120 million short of what the county needs

REED TOWNSHIP, N.D. — The North Dakota Legislature is facing backlash after proposing an F-M diversion budget that’s creating a funding gap. Lawmakers and Cass County Commissioners are concerned after the legislature shoots down their budget request of $870 million for the diversion project. The legislature’s proposal comes up $120 million short in state funding, which some officials believe is not…