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Fargo Airport Authority rejects offer from city, mayor ‘profoundly disappointed’

Don Haney KFGO NewsFARGO, N.D. – The Municipal Airport Authority votes to hire a private company to handle payroll and other employee services now handled by the city. It’s a move Fargo Mayor Tim Mahoney says he’s “profoundly disappointed” with. The authority rejected an agreement with the city to provide services like it’s done for the last 50 years. One…

City Of West Fargo Holds Open House Over Sheyenne Project

They say three things are certain in life: death, taxes and road construction. The city is talking to people about its Sheyenne Street Urban Reconstruction project that will be put to action in 2020.

WEST FARGO N.D — They say three things are certain in life: death, taxes and road construction. The city is talking to people about its Sheyenne Street Urban Reconstruction project that will be put to action in 2020. There are a lot of things being covered in the plan. “Making it more pedestrian–friendly because with the bump–outs that you have…

Ethics Commission Includes Former Mayor, Retired Judge And Others

The commission will oversee the conduct of legislators, statewide officials, candidates and lobbyists

BISMARCK, N.D. — Republican Gov. Doug Burgum and Senate leaders have chosen the panel for North Dakota’s voter-approved ethics commission. The panel members include former Williston mayor Ward Koeser, retired judge Ronald Goodman of Oakes and retired brigadier general David Anderson of Bismarck. Cynthia Lindquist of Devils Lake served as president of the community college in Fort Totten and Paul…

Mayor Mahoney Releases Preliminary 2020 Budget, Includes Property Tax Increase

The budget will be reviewed by city commissioners

FARGO, N.D. — Mayor Tim Mahoney released his preliminary budget for 2020, including proposed tax increases. Since he came to Fargo nearly four decades ago, every year has seen more growth. “It’s doubled size since I’ve been in the community, we continue to grow about 3,000 a year basically and it’s fantastic. It’s also fun as a citizen, ‘oh a…

Moorhead Dairy Queen’s 70th Anniversary Gets Special Proclamation

The Moorhead Dairy Queen was first built in 1949

MOORHEAD, Minn. — After seven decades as a Moorhead staple, Dairy Queen gets a big announcement from Mayor Johnathan Judd. To celebrate the downtown landmark, Mayor Judd proclaimed March 1st, 2019 to be Historic Moorhead Dairy Queen Day. “Why would you not want to promote a small business, especially nowadays, when there’s so much competition, for a business that has been…

Fargo Mayor Issues Proclamation Congratulating Residents For Surviving “Fridguary”

FARGO, N.D. – Fargo Mayor Tim Mahoney issues a proclamation congratulating residents on braving “Fridguary.” “A trip down Hornbacher’s frozen food aisle now feels more like a saunter in a sauna than subzero. And whereas the people no longer say North Dakota is flat thanks to the Fargo snow mountains,” Mahoney said. Mayor Mahoney says even though some communities may misplace…

Mayor Michael Brown Discusses Issues Affecting Grand Forks in State of the City Address

The theme is "dotting the I's," which include infrastructure, innovation, inclusion, and investment

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Mayor Michael Brown gave his 17th state of the city address. The theme for the speech was “dotting the I’s,” and Brown covered the areas of infrastructure, innovation, inclusion, and investment. The mayor says with all the growth in the city, including a hospital and downtown development, there will be a $1 billion return in investment. “That…

St. Patrick’s Day Parade Back On, Route Expands to Moorhead

FARGO, N.D. – The St. Patrick’s Day parade will roll on with a route expanding to Moorhead. Fargo Mayor Tim Mahoney says the city is partnering with the Downtown Community Partnership and former parade organizers to continue the tradition. The parade committee decided to cancel the event last month. It said it could no longer afford insurance and cited a lack…

Celebrations for New Moorhead Mayor and City Council Members

They say there is no better way to show their appreciation than with a party

MOORHEAD, Minn. — People in Moorhead is welcoming new leaders into their new roles with the city and others are starting another term. They say there is no better way to show their appreciation than with a party. Just three weeks after officially getting sworn in, the new Moorhead mayor and city council members are being celebrated. “One thing that…