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Tow Dolly taken from Fix it Forward Auto Care in Moorhead

The ministry and auto company has a valuable piece of equipment stolen.

MOORHEAD, Minn. – A local non-profit focused on solving transportation issues for those in need reports a theft from its Moorhead location. A tow dolly was taken sometime over the past week from Fix It Forward Auto Care. It’s an American tow dolly brand that’s all black with white spoked rims. The company has notified police and put out info…

Moorhead City Council Member Shelly Carlson appointed mayor

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – After Mayor Johnathan Judd resigned after accepting a 7th Judicial District judgeship, the Moorhead City Council unanimously elected Council Member Shelly Carlson mayor at a council meeting Monday. The city says citizens will vote on a new mayor in November of 2022. The city will appoint someone from Moorhead’s second ward to serve as a council…

Smith & Murkowski introduce bills on mental health & substance abuse

WASHINGTON (KVRR) – Senator Tina Smith introduces bills to fund mental health initiatives and help those with substance abuse. The Stopping the Mental Health Pandemic Act would give federal money to states, tribes and communities to address behavioral health needs that may have gotten worse during the pandemic. Money would be used for training, technology upgrades and suicide prevention. The…

MN Democrats introduce marijuana legalization bill

ST. PAUL, Minn. – DFL lawmakers introduce House and Senate bills that would legalize marijuana for adults in Minnesota. The proposal comes after a Be Heard on Cannabis tour of 15 communities and meetings with 13 state agencies and Gov. Tim Walz. The bill would create micro-businesses and a craft market and fund youth access prevention and substance abuse treatment….

Minnesota venues struggling to stay open at 25% capacity

Does the lower level in Fargo make venue competition more harsh for Moorhead.

DILWORTH, Minn. – While Fargo’s Concert scene gets some much needed good news, others aren’t so fortunate. Companies on the other side of the Red River are still struggling with business. Starting Friday, North Dakota venues will be able to hold events with 75 percent capacity We talked with Todd Carlson who owns TAK Music Venue and has only seen…

Moorhead’s mayor appointed to judgeship

Johnathan JuddST. PAUL, Minn. – Moorhead Mayor Johnathan Judd is appointed District Court Judge in Minnesota’s Seventh Judicial District by Gov. Tim Walz. It is chambered in Fergus Falls. Judd will be replacing Judge Barbara Hanson who is retiring. The district includes Becker, Benton, Clay, Douglas, Mille Lacs, Morrison, Otter Tail, Stearns, Todd and Wadena counties. Judd is in his…

Minnesota restaurants happily welcome back dine-in customers

DILWORTH, Minn. – Minnesota restaurants and bars are trying to return to some sense of normal after pandemic restrictions were loosened by the governor. The crew at Red Hen Taphouse in Dilworth is finally back after seven weeks of being laid off. It was able to keep all of its pre-covid crew. The operators believe it was important that when…

Moorhead’s Sunset Lanes prepares to reopen after loosening of Covid-19 restrictions

The bowling alley had been closed for roughly two months as it gets set to open its doors on Monday

MOORHEAD, MINN (KVRR) – Governor Walz loosening COVID-19 restrictions on businesses includes indoor events and entertainment venues. Starting Monday, they’ll be allowed to open 25% capacity with a limit of 150 people. Face masks are required and food cannot be served past 10pm. Sunset Lanes is preparing for it’s reopening on Monday after being closed for roughly two months. Co-owner…

Walz to announce ‘loosening’ of restrictions on indoor dining

ST. PAUL, Minn. (FOX 9) – On Wednesday, Minnesota Governor Tim Walz will be announcing an easing of some COVID-19 restrictions, including indoor dining, due to decreasing coronavirus numbers in Minnesota according to a spokesman from the governor’s office. “As COVID-19 numbers improve following the pause on activities around the holidays, Governor Walz will address Minnesotans live on Wednesday at 2:00 p.m….