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F-M Diversion Project Asking For Public’s Input

There are concerns that the FM diversion project will move faster than money is collected to fund it

FARGO, ND– The Cass County Joint Water Resource District is asking the public for its input about funding the diversion. People previously voted to use sales tax to fund the diversion project. However, there are concerns that the pace of the project will move faster than money is collected. Homeowners who the flood wall would benefit the most are asked…

Minnesota Lawmakers Reflecting on Bills Passed for Local Projects

Lien says this project has been in the works for more than 25 years and has finally been approved

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Minnesota state officials are working with community members to review and reflect on bills passed during the 2017 legislative session. State Representative, Ben Lien, says the most important project is the 20th-21st Street underpass. Lien says this project has been in the works for more than 25 years and has finally been approved. The underpass will help…

Smiles Shine Bright at “City Of Lights” CCRI Prom

The group dedicated to helping those with disabilities put on a special night

MOORHEAD, Minn.– At least once a year, there’s a chance for a Moorhead group to dress up and be in the spotlight. More than 100 people enter the “City of Lights”, this year’s theme for the CCRI Prom. Each pair gets their own moment by being introduced and walking through the doors at Courtyard by Marriott. Some didn’t get this…

Dayton Eliminates Funding for House and Senate, Said Republicans Launched “Sneak Attack”

Governor Dayton has signed nine so-called "Budget Bills" to avoid a government shutdown

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Governor Dayton has signed nine so-called “Budget Bills” to avoid a government shutdown. But he said he considers some of the Republicans actions a “sneak attack.” He is allowing the Tax Bill to become law without his signature. He used the line-item veto to strip funding for the House and Senate for four years saying the job…

High Risk Sex Offender with New Address in Moorhead

A community information meeting is not planned at this time

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A high risk sex offender has moved from North Dakota to Moorhead. Roger McAvoy, 56, is living in the 700 Block of 8th Street South. He was convicted of Criminal Sexual Conduct with female victims between the ages of 12 and 14. A community information meeting is not planned at this time. Categories: Community, Local News, Minnesota…

Army Corps of Engineers Taking a Look at Progress on F-M Diversion

FARGO, ND —┬áLeaders with the Army Corps of Engineers came to the metro to get their first look at the F-M Flood Diversion construction. The six and a half year project has already begun near Horace at the southern end of the project’s site. Army Corps leaders say they’re pleased with how it’s shaping up and will work to move…

Moorhead Man Arrested for Attacking Two Teens with a Shovel

One of the teens was rushed to the hospital with significant injuries

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A Moorhead man was jailed after allegedly attacking two teenagers with a shovel and a brick before fleeing the scene. Officers stopped and arrested 43-year-old Jerome Walker of Moorhead after he was caught speeding on 20th Street South near Romkey Park. They say it was after 1 o’clock this morning when Johnson attacked two male teens, 16…

Payless Shoes Requesting to Close More Stores in Wake of Bankruptcy

The company filed for Chapter 11 in April

  NATIONAL —┬áThe company behind Payless Shoes is asking a bankruptcy court for permission to close 408 more stores. Company officials say they need to cut at least 10 percent more of their volume after the closure of about 400 stores in the last two months. The company filed for Chapter 11 in April. The Payless store in Moorhead is…

Numerous Memorial Day Events Are Planned Around The Area

Honoring Those Who Died While Serving In Our Armed Forces

FARGO, N.D. — A number of ceremonies are planned for Memorial Day in our area. A short ceremony will be held at 8:45 a.m at Holy Cross Cemetery in Fargo. A ceremony will be held on Veterans Memorial Bridge at 9:15 a.m. Detroit Lakes will hold a Memorial Day Parade at 10. 11 a.m. services are planned in West Fargo,…

Two Arrested in Memorabilia Theft from Barnesville Home

They say the suspects were known to the victim

  CLAY COUNTY, Minn. — Two people were taken to jail in Moorhead for a theft valued at $80,000. Authorities say 32-year-old Justin Marlen and 26-year-old Amber Hedstrom stole collectibles, including rare artifacts from World War I and World War II, and firearms from a rural Barnesville house. They say the suspects were known to the victim. Clay County Investigators…