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Flood Fight 2019: Moorhead Mayor Declares State of Emergency Ahead of Flooding Season

the city will also put together 150,000 sandbags

MOORHEAD, Minn. —¬†On Monday, Fargo Mayor Tim Mahoney issued a state of emergency because of expected flooding. Moorhead Mayor Johnathan Judd is now doing the same. Judd says the flood fight coming in just a few weeks is nothing the city can’t handle. “The bottom line is this: Moorhead is prepared for this flood flight. I’m surrounded by the command…

Minnesota Group Reenacts Civil War Battle

they also worked on a trench, camped out, did war drills, held a posting guard detail

OAKPORT, Minn. — The Minnesota Infantry Company D took people back in time to the Civil War at Probstfield Farm in Oakport. The organization held a battle reenactment between people dressed as Confederate and Union soldiers. They also had troops working on a trench, posting guard detail, camping out and doing war drills. Twenty-five people became a part of the…

Davies Students Get Up Close and Personal at Forest River Nature Park

Students recorded wildlife behavior and plant data which will be shared with Audubon Dakota

FARGO, ND — Environmental Science students are taking class outside to help our parks. More than 30 Davies students spent the morning restoring habitats at Forest River Nature Park in Fargo. They planted seeds, checked the river’s water quality and got a guided tour of the park’s birds. Students recorded wildlife behavior and plant data which will be shared with…

Moorhead Looking for Water Tower Artist

It's your chance to submit something you can show off to the city of Moorhead

MOORHEAD, Minn. — One lucky artist has the chance to have their work shown off in front of the city of Moorhead. Every few years the city water towers get repainted. People have the chance to submit artwork to be displayed on the tower rather than the traditional city logo. The Oakport tower will be the first to see this…