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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 — Leaders 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 — The 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…

Monticello Woman Arrested After Police Chase

A deputy tried to stop Olson around 9 o'clock last night but she took off at speeds up to 115 miles per hour

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A chase that started in Wilkin County ended near Titan Machinery in Moorhead. The driver, 37-year-old Jessica Olson of Monticello, was arrested. A deputy tried to stop Olson around 9 o’clock last night but she took off at speeds up to 115 miles per hour. The chase included officers from Barnesville, Moorhead, Clay and Wilkin counties along…

Former Pancheros Employee Says He Recorded Women’s Bathroom Videos for Sexual Pleasure

Sam Hagen, 18, is accused of using his cell phone to record video of women in the Moorhead Pancheros

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The Moorhead community was caught by surprise after an investigation of a former employee at a local restaurant ends in charges. Eighteen–year–old Sam Hagen is out of jail after allegedly using his cell phone to record women in the bathroom at Pancheros in Moorhead. Hagen is a Moorhead High School senior who had been working at Pancheros…

Former Moorhead Pancheros Employee Charged

Sam Hagen, 18, was an employee at the Pancheros in Moorhead and allegedly used his cell phone to record women in the bathroom

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A Moorhead man is out of jail after allegedly using his cell phone to record women in the bathroom at Pancheros in Moorhead. This came after days of investigation that caught many at the restaurant and in the community by surprise. Sam Hagen is an 18–year–old Moorhead High School senior who had been working at Pancheros in…

The Future of Fargo’s Downtown

They say a healthy downtown is a sign of a healthy city

FARGO, ND — Downtown Fargo is quickly changing and development of a new high-rise will shake things up even more. They say a healthy downtown is a sign of a healthy city. It’s why this group behind me is working on plans to improve downtown Fargo’s aging infrastructure while meeting the needs of the people. They’re mainly talking about how…