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Minnesota Sen. Tina Smith keeps seat, says her priority will be Covid-19 relief package

Smith says she was re-elected because Minnesotans are looking for leadership that can focus on them and what they need.

MINNESOTA – Minnesota Senator Tina Smith wins re-election and says she will continue to get work done to accomplish things for Minnesotans. Smith says she was re-elected because Minnesotans are looking for leadership that can focus on them and what they need. She adds even during a time where Washington has been so divided, she has been able to get…

MN Sec. of State says there’s no issues reported at polling places

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota’s Secretary of State says there’s an “absence” of things to report in regards to issues at the polls or in election offices. Steve Simon says there were no fights over masks, voting eligibility or voter suppression in the state. He adds there were lines in many places in the Twin Cities Metro, but they seemed longer…

Walz coming to Moorhead & Crookston Wednesday

MOORHEAD & CROOKSTON, Minn. – Minnesota Governor Tim Walz will meet with health care workers and Minnesotans impacted by Covid-19 on Wednesday, October 28th at 10:45 AM at the Hjemkomst Center. The governors office says the discussion will be on “the virus’s impact on Minnesota and steps people can take to protect themselves and their loved ones.” Walz will also…

Solutions celebrates beginning work on new facility in Moorhead

The new building is being built right in Solution's backyard

MOORHEAD, Minn. – Solutions Behavioral Healthcare Professionals in Moorhead is finally breaking ground on the site for its new facility. The project was scheduled to start back in March, but because of COVID-19 pandemic it was postponed. The new two-story building will help better accommodate the increasing need for its mental & behavioral health services.  It will also  feature a…

Police looking for Moorhead drive-by shooting suspect

MOORHEAD, Minn. – Police are investigating a drive-by shooting in Moorhead. Officers responded to the 2300 block of 10th Street South at 5:35. Authorities say a man has a non-life threatening wound to his leg and was taken to the hospital. Witnesses describe the suspect’s vehicle as a silver or light blue sedan possibly without license plates that drove away…

Minnesota opening 10 COVID-19 saliva testing sites including Moorhead

Free testing starts this Saturday at the former Thomas Edison High School building

ST. PAUL, Minn. — A free COVID-19 saliva testing site is set to open in Moorhead on Saturday at the former Thomas Edison Elementary School building on 14th Street South. The tests can be taken Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays from noon to 7:00 PM and Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Click here to schedule an appointment….

Health officials: Cass Co. sees highest number of active Covid-19 cases since May

FARGO-MOORHEAD – Sanford Health officials say Fargo hospitals have the highest level of patients for the coronavirus since May, but they say there is still plenty of capacity. Active COVID-19 cases in Cass County are at about 550, the same peak they were in late May in early June according to Fargo Cass Public Health. Clay County has about 200…

Three Day COVID-19 Testing Event Starts at Moorhead Armory

Moorhead tries to get ahead of the recent spike in Minnesota COVID cases and holds free test for the public.

MOORHEAD, Minn. – Three days of free COVID-19 testing is underway at the Moorhead Armory. Health officials want to get more people in the area tested for the virus. By noon Tuesday, they had already had 80 people stop by to get tested. Minnesota Department of Public Health is hoping they can test more young people before they get the…

Walz praises Moorhead Public Schools’ plans to keep kids safe amid Covid-19

MOORHEAD, Minn. – Minnesota Governor Tim Walz stops by S.G. Reinersten Elementary School on on his statewide Safe Learning Tour. Walz thanked schools for their efforts to stay safe amid the coronavirus pandemic. He is emphasizing caution so students and staff can learn and teach the best they can given the health concerns. Walz has been visiting schools in-person as…