moorhead

Special Election for Open Seat on the Moorhead School Board

Thirteen candidates filed for the race before the filing deadline last Tuesday

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Voters in Moorhead will have a long list of candidates to consider for one open seat on the Moorhead School Board. A special election will fill the seat left vacant by Laurie Johnson who resigned late last year in the middle of her four-year term. Thirteen candidates filed for the race before the filing deadline last Tuesday….

Mortgage-Free House Built for a Disabled Veteran in Moorhead

Eric Marts and his wife lived in a trailer for twenty years

MOORHEAD, Minn. — If you ask Eric Marts what it’s like being a hero, he’ll tell you he isn’t one. “Oh I’m very reluctant on that part as far as, I did my job and I’ll continue to do my job,” Eric Marts said. I served with heroes.” But others would disagree with him. “He’s a patriot. He’s a great…

Lemonade Stand Helps Dogs at a Moorhead Car Dealership

One of the dogs has apparently become a local celebrity

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Several dogs stopped by Muscatell Subaru in Moorhead and they weren’t there to buy a new car. Pooches from 4 Luv of Dog animal rescue showed up for Y-94’s final Lemonade Stand of the summer. Proceeds go to the rescue while visitors got free engraved name tags for their pets. They had many people throughout the afternoon…

MSUM’S Planetarium Holding Eclipse Event on Campus

They ordered 10,000 protective eye glasses for the big event and they are all gone

  MOORHEAD, Minn. — MSUM’s Planetarium and Bookstore have run out of protective eye glasses for the eclipse on Monday. They ordered 10,000 protective eye glasses for the big event and they are all gone. According to USA Today, stores across the country have sold out of special eclipse-watching glasses as well. MSUM will hold its eclipse viewing event on…

Expectations are Reaching New Heights for MSUM Football

The Dragons return many of their stars from a year ago

MOORHEAD, Minn. — MSUM has not been known for its football program in recent years. The Dragons won just nine games total from 2008-2012. The team has been turning things around for a while, but this season is poised to be a big breakthrough. MSUM returns its starting quarterback from a year ago, its three most productive rushers and the…

Two Men Arrested After Exchanging Text Messages Over a Woman

Police said they showed up with a handgun

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Two men were arrested in Moorhead after what police said began as a text message exchange over a woman. Lt. Tory Jacobson said 22-year-old Eddie Darden of Dilworth and 22 year-old Kyler Kleppe of Mayville threatened a man working at a construction site and they were challenged to come to the location. He said they showed up…

F-M RedHawks Interim Manager Speaks on Future of the Team

While officials with the baseball team still have yet to say why, many in the area are shocked and upset by the decision

FARGO, ND — In his 22nd season, Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks manager Doug Simunic was let go. While officials with the baseball team still have yet to say why, many in the area are shocked and upset by the decision. He has been the leader of the F-M RedHawks since their inaugural season back in 1996. After more than two decades, Simunic…

Moorhead’s South Park Wading Pool Hosts Annual Doggy Dip

All dogs were welcome to participate in the fun and owners had to pay $2.50 for their pet

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The summer is almost over but some of our furry friends are taking advantage of beautiful weather. They are wagging their tails and splashing around at the South Park Wading Pool in Moorhead for their annual Doggy Dip. Before closing the pool for the season, they clean out the water and let the dogs roam free. All…

Moorhead Family Rolls Out Royal Lemonade and Cupcake Stand for Annual Event

The event raises money for the Sunshine Foundation, an organization that works on granting dreams to kids with disabilities, illnesses or struggling with abuse

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The Moorhead community rolled out the royal treatment…but it wasn’t for the princesses. It was for a very special group of kids. Cinderella, Snow White, Sleeping Beauty and even the princesses from Frozen came to First International Bank and Trust in Moorhead to attend Addie’s Pretty Princess Lemonade and Cupcake Stand. The event raises money for the…

Historic Church Seeking State Grants to Replace its Entire Roof

The more than a century old building has begun to show its age

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A Moorhead church built in the 1800’s is in need of a new roof. The architect who designed it also worked on the U.S. Supreme Court building. Neighbors from a few houses down and from around the world gather under a piece of history every Sunday. “I love this church,” said Barbara Glasrud. “My husband and I…