Shelly Carlson

Moorhead City Council proclaims May 7th as “Dr. William Craft Day”

Concordia College's president will be retiring this summer

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) — Moorhead City Council is honoring Concordia College’s retiring president. Mayor Shelly Carlson proclaimed May 7th as “Dr. William Craft Day” in the City of Moorhead. That day is set to be the college’s spring commencement. The council says he has made lasting improvements to the college and has helped create a resilient Moorhead. Dr. Craft has…

Incumbents Rule City Elections in Moorhead, Sales Tax Vote Headed for a Win

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) — Two city council races were called around 10pm Tuesday. In Ward 1,¬†Ryan Nelson defeated challenger Siham Amedy by a vote of 1,903-1,226. Council Member Shelly Dahlquist didn’t run for reelection. In Ward 2, Heather Nesemeier keeps her seat on the council be defeating Eileen Johnson.¬† The vote was 2,117-1,192. The Ward 3 race, with 2 of…

Moorhead Mayor & Legislature candidates share their priorities at candidate forum

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – Moorhead area candidates share their visions for the city and state at a League of Women Voters candidate forum. Mayor Shelly Carlson and Kevin Nese Shores shared their policies for Moorhead. Minnesota Legislative District Four Democrats Rob Kupec, Heather Keeler and John Hest shared their ideas unopposed since Republican candidates Dan Bohmer, Lynn Helmrast and Jim…

Shelly Carlson announces run for Moorhead mayor

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – Moorhead Mayor Shelly Carlson announces a campaign to keep her job. She has announced a press conference Wednesday morning at Third Drop Coffee. Carlson was unanimously appointed mayor by the City Council in February 2021 when Mayor Johnathan Judd resigned after being appointed to a judgeship in Fergus Falls. Carlson was elected to the City Council…

Health experts and Fargo-Moorhead officials urge COVID-19 vaccinations

"This is reaching a new level. It's affecting the children in our community. It's time, so with all do respect we ask for your consideration."

FARGO-MOORHEAD (KVRR) — City leaders and health experts are urging people to help stop the spread of the coronavirus. As COVID-19 cases continue to rise, officials are placing an urgent call as they say cases are beginning to overwhelm hospital resources. “We don’t usually reach out to the public unless we think there’s a serious issue here. Our people are…

Nesemeier Named To Moorhead City Council

Replaces Shelly Carlson, Who Became Mayor

The Moorhead City Council is announcing a new member. They picked Heather Nesemeier to take over a vacant spot as Ward 2 Council Member. She’ll be sworn in on May 10th. Nesemeier replaces Shelly Carslon, who became mayor when former mayor Jonathan Judd took a job as a district court judge. Nesemeier beat out five other candidates, who made their…

Moorhead City Council Member Shelly Carlson appointed mayor

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – After Mayor Johnathan Judd resigned after accepting a 7th Judicial District judgeship, the Moorhead City Council unanimously elected Council Member Shelly Carlson mayor at a council meeting Monday. The city says citizens will vote on a new mayor in November of 2022. The city will appoint someone from Moorhead’s second ward to serve as a council…