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MATBUS Offering Low-Cost Transportation for the Holidays

Riders can board any MATBUS for only a quarter each trip

  FARGO, ND — MATBUS is offering a low-cost transportation offer this holiday season. MATBUS Quarter Days will be taking place the Friday and Saturday after Thanksgiving, as well as every Saturday in December. Riders can board any MATBUS for only a quarter each trip. They operate 25 fixed routes in the Fargo-Moorhead metro with direct access to West Acres…

Free Pick-Up Lacrosse Offered in Hopes of Expanding the Sport

they provided all the equipment

MOORHEAD, Minn. —¬†People interested in playing lacrosse tried it out for free at Moorhead High School’s Fieldhouse. The Red River Valley Lacrosse Association provides all the equipment. Their goal is to get more teams into high schools around the metro. In Fargo-Moorhead, there has been a club team for more than five years, holding many junior varsity and varsity awards….

Changes Coming to Emergency Shelter for the Homeless in the F-M Region

Shelters officials say they cannot always take in every homeless person looking for a place to stay overnight

REGIONAL — More than 30 churches in our area will not be providing emergency sheltering to the homeless this winter. Shelters cannot always take in every homeless person looking for a place to stay overnight. “That’s the hardest part of what we do here at the shelters,” Pastor Sue Koesterman said.¬† Koesterman is executive director of Churches United for the…

Locals Say They’re Shocked and Disgusted at U.S. Senator Al Franken

Most people we asked were shocked by the allegations while others question its legitimacy

MOORHEAD, Minn. — People throughout the metro said they’re shocked and disgusted by the photo of Senator Al Franken touching L.A. talk show host Leeann Tweeden in her sleep. Many are calling for his immediate resignation while others want it to be investigated first. “Oh man, that’s not funny at all,” said Bryan Johnson, of Fargo, when he saw the…

Fargo-Moorhead Planning Annual Tree Lightings

Following the tree lighting ceremonies, the Xcel Energy Holiday Lights Parade will roll through the downtowns of Moorhead and Fargo

  REGIONAL — The holiday season will kick into full gear next week in the metro. The annual lighting of the City of Moorhead’s holiday tree will begin Tuesday at 5 p.m. at the Moorhead Center Mall. That will be followed by the Fargo Park District lighting of the Christmas tree at the Depot on Tuesday night at 5:30. The…

St. Paul Mayor Launches Gubernatorial Campaign in Moorhead

Chris Coleman, mayor of St. Paul for 12 years, kicks off his gubernatorial campaign at the Perkins in Moorhead

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The mayor of St. Paul stopped in Moorhead to launch his campaign for the governor’s seat. Democrat Chris Coleman shared his vision for Minnesota with customers at the Perkins in Moorhead. Chris Coleman has been the mayor of St. Paul since 2006. Coleman has also served as the president of the National League of Cities. He is…

Clay County Authorities Investigating After Plane Lands on Highway Near Sabin

Bergquist says no one was hurt

  SABIN, Minn. — The pilot of a single-engine airplane landed the aircraft on a highway near Sabin, just south of Moorhead. Clay County Sheriff Bill Bergquist says one person was aboard the airplane when it landed late this morning on Old Highway 52, about two miles south of Sabin. Bergquist says no one was hurt. The circumstances surrounding the…

Moorhead Mayor Del Rae Williams Excited for the Future

Mayor Williams says although there are a ton of things she is proud to have been a part of; she is excited to be involved in the community in other ways

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Moorhead Mayor Del Rae Williams has decided that a five year long term was long enough. Mayor Williams says although there are a ton of things she is proud to have been a part of; she is excited to be involved in the community in other ways. Some of the projects under her legacy are the Moorhead…

Man Drives Through Construction Site, Gets Stuck on Train Tracks in Moorhead

He says when the train passed through, the train missed the car by a couple feet

1/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 5/5 Show Caption Hide Caption MOORHEAD, Minn. — Police say no one is hurt after a man drove through a construction site and got his car wedged into a set of train tracks. It happened at the intersection of Main…

NTSB: Witness Describes Plane Sounded Like “A Terrible Racket” Before Crashing in Moorhead

The plane struck a light pole near an Interstate 94 weigh station before crashing into a field

1/7 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/7 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/7 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/7 Show Caption Hide Caption 5/7 Show Caption Hide Caption 6/7 Show Caption Hide Caption 7/7 Show Caption Hide Caption MOORHEAD, Minn. — A vintage airplane that crashed last summer was obviously in distress when it went down and killed the pilot near the Moorhead…