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Fargo Mayor Tim Mahoney Attends Conference of Mayors in Washington, D.C.

The conference brings together mayors from cities with populations of at least 30,000

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Fargo Mayor Tim Mahoney is in our nation’s capital for the annual Conference of Mayors. The conference brings together mayors from cities across the country with populations of at least 30,000 people. Some of the topics discussed include infrastructure, the opioid crisis, and obesity in young people. Mahoney says if the shutdown continues, community development grants for the…

Moorhead Mayor Johnathan Judd Holds Discussion on Civil Discourse

MOORHEAD, Minn. – During these politically divided times, Moorhead Mayor Johnathan Judd reminds people why it’s important to have a civil discourse. Students from Minnesota State University Moorhead’s Crossroads Lutheran Campus Ministry invited Judd to lead the discussion. While students were the ones who put the civil discourse discussion together, all community members were welcomed to join in. Judd says no…

New Moorhead Mayor and City Council Members are Sworn In With Celebrations

"We're excited, we're pumped and we're open for business"

MOORHEAD, Minn. — After a busy election season and New Year’s celebrations, members of the Moorhead City Council are sworn in. Take a look at what the mayor and his board members have to say about their new positions. “We’re excited, we’re pumped and we’re open for business,” said Johnathan Judd, Moorhead’s new mayor. The new Moorhead Mayor is ready…

Moorhead Mayor Del Rae Williams Holds Final Coffee With the Mayor

She's held sessions every month since she took office in 2014

MOORHEAD, Minn. — People get one last chance to get coffee with Mayor Del Rae Williams before she leaves office. Williams held her final “Coffee with the Mayor.” She has been holding the sessions since she took office in 2014 on the third Wednesday every month. Williams will leave office at the end of the month. She did not run for…

Mayor-Elect Johnathan Judd Shares His Vision for Moorhead

He received 51 percent of the vote

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Johnathan Judd won the mayor’s race with 51 percent of the vote,  while his opponents City Council member Brenda Elmer and Kurdish Community of America founder Newzad Brifki received 40 percent and 8 percent, respectively. “Still surreal. Still taking it all in. It’s a good feeling, but still trying to let it sink in. It’s unlike anything I’ve ever…

Moorhead Mayoral Candidates Discuss the Future of its Businesses and Downtown Area

In two weeks, the Moorhead community will cast their vote to elect the cities new mayor

MOORHEAD, Minn. — In two weeks, the Moorhead community will cast their vote to elect the cities new mayor. Ahead of making that decision, candidates Brenda Elmer, Johnathan Judd, and Newzad Brifki answered both prewritten and audience member questions in a forum at D & S Beverages. In that discussion, the three candidates also responded to concerns about the future…

Three Moorhead Mayoral Candidates Discuss City’s Future at Forum

Downtown revitalization, promoting business activities prominently discussed

MOORHEAD, Minn. — With Del Rae Williams ending her five–year term as mayor, the three mayoral candidates realize that the next few years are pivotal for the city’s future. “We’re going to have 61,000 people projected by 2045. You need leadership in place that is thinking outside the box in order to make sure we are prepared and we are staying…

Winger, Minn. Cleans Up After Sunday Tornado

Many landmarks around town faced significant damage

WINGER, Minn. — The town of Winger is still cleaning up after a tornado hit Sunday night. Dean Johnson had a lot of his property damaged from Sunday’s storm. “This kind of tells the story itself. It’s kind of discouraging to look at,” he said. The tornado, with winds up to 110 mph, started at the southwest part of town and…

Hockey Pioneer, Former Roseau Mayor And Businessman Passes Away

Bernie Burggraf, who suffered from dementia, had been in an assisted living center in West Fargo

WEST FARGO, N.D. — A pioneer in the hockey world and original host of “Face Off” on 740 The FAN has died. Bernie Burggraf, who suffered from dementia, had been in an assisted living center in West Fargo. He was a long-time businessman in Roseau, Minnesota where he established a grocery store, sporting goods store and Burggraf’s Menswear until his…