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Moorhead schools fall short of state standards, fail to submit English learner data

A kindergarten classroom sits ready for students Aug. 31, 2017, at Dorothy Dodds Elementary School in Moorhead. Forum file photo. The department recently rolled out data from its new accountability system, North Star, for the first time. The data, from the 2017-18 school year, measures school distri

INFORUM - 2018-12-17 11:32:00

Clay County denies Moorhead's request to set up prosecutor's office in law enforcement center

MOORHEAD — City officials in Moorhead went before the Clay County Commission Tuesday, Dec. 18, looking for help in their scramble to find a solution for prosecuting traffic violations and low-level criminal offenses after the Clay County Attorney's Office recently announced it would no longer prosec

INFORUM - 2018-12-18 21:40:33

Hodgman, Posehn to headline first Fargo Comedy Fest

FARGO — John Hodgman, Brian Posehn, Gary Gulman and Alex Edelman will headline the first Fargo Comedy Fest next year. The inaugural laugh gala will be held Feb. 15 and 16 at the Fargo Theatre, with local comics performing at The Cellar at Front Street Taproom.

INFORUM - 2018-12-18 21:26:44

Long awaited recommendations reviewed for Fargo's 17th Avenue South upgrade

FARGO, N.D. (KFGO) - The Fargo City Commission heard a presentation on recommendations for improvements to the 17th Avenue South corridor, one of Fargo's most heavily traveled routes. It stretches all the way from the Red River to West Fargo. The proposed changes are the result of two years of study

KFGO.COM - 2018-12-18 13:40:00

The Blenders bring holiday cheer: Fargo natives kicking off annual Christmas run at Fargo Theatre

FARGO — The Blenders kick off their annual run at the Fargo Theatre on Tuesday, Dec. 18, with the first of seven shows that stretch into the weekend. For more than two decades, the vocal group that includes Tim Kasper, Ryan Lance and brothers Darren and Allan Rust has spread holiday cheer through so

INFORUM - 2018-12-18 14:00:00

Letter: Christmas Grinch broke a 7-year-old's heart

'Tis the season that you hear of people really doing their best to pay it forward, whether it is a Starbuck’s angel ahead of you that pays for your cup of coffee or Secret Santas trying to lift someone’s spirits or feed another person a warm meal.

INFORUM - 2018-12-17 16:00:00

M State graduation is Dec. 21

Minnesota State Community and Technical College will celebrate the graduation of 239 students in a combined commencement on Friday, Dec. 21, in Moorhead. Fall semester graduates from Detroit Lakes, Fergus Falls, Moorhead, and Wadena will participate in the 1 p.m. ceremony at Memorial Auditorium on t

WADENA PIONEER JOURNAL - 2018-12-18 21:38:55

Pregnant woman dies in central Minnesota crash

SARTELL, Minn. — A woman and her unborn child were killed in a two-vehicle crash Monday, Dec. 17, near Sartell when a semi driver failed to stop at a stop sign. The accident was reported at 7:48 a.m. about 5 miles north of St. Cloud.

INFORUM - 2018-12-18 20:56:50

Dia Del Taco event to celebrate the taco in Fargo

FARGO — Promoter Jade Presents has announced Dia Del Taco, a celebration of the stuffed tortilla, will take place on Aug. 24, 2019, at Fargo Brewing Co., 610 N. University Drive.

INFORUM - 2018-12-17 19:00:00

Leaders Speak Out: Savanna’s Act Unanimously Passed in the Senate, Stopped in the House

FARGO, N.D. — Just weeks after Savanna Greywind was abducted and tragically killed, Savanna’s Act was introduced to the senate. Just last week it was unanimously passed, and now it’s come to a halt in the House.

KVRR.COM - 2018-12-18 03:23:37

Anonymous donor pays off all student lunch debts at Fargo middle school

WDAY News spoke to Prinicpal Brad Larson about the donation. He says it adds up to about $700 and will pay off about 30 kids' lunch debts. The school district says it's common to get these kinds of donations during the holidays. They say it's a big relief to the kids and the parents who aren't able

INFORUM - 2018-12-17 23:56:42

Kidz Bop coming to Moorhead's Bluestem

MOORHEAD — Kids and families will have another thing to dance to at Bluestem Amphitheater next summer. The Kidz Bop World Tour 2019 will make a stop at the Moorhead space, 801 50th Ave. S., on Aug. 21. The early evening show will feature pop tunes sung by young performers.

INFORUM - 2018-12-17 20:00:00

Police identify suspects in package thefts

MOORHEAD (KFGO) - Moorhead Police are no longer looking for the public's help in a recent number of package thefts from outside homes. A citizen provided police with video that showed a woman walking in front of a mini-van.

KFGO.COM - 2018-12-14 21:17:00

Demolition of old Fargo City Hall begins

FARGO — The demolition of the old Fargo City Hall building began Monday morning, Dec. 17. There had been a slight delay to the start of the process because of asbestos removal and efforts to salvage some copper and information technology equipment, said Terry Stroh, President of TL Stroh Architects-

INFORUM - 2018-12-17 23:41:21

Dragons move basketball doubleheader to Concordia

MOORHEAD — Minnesota State Moorhead is moving its basketball doubleheader against Northern State across Eighth Street in Moorhead on Wednesday. Due to a conflict with MSUM's winter commencement, Alex Nemzek Fieldhouse is not available. So The Dragons moved the games to Concordia's Memorial Auditoriu

INFORUM - 2018-12-17 22:54:10

Americans switching from card to cash for the buying season

FARGO, N.D. -- If you're in line to check-out, you'll likely see more cards than cash this holiday season. A new study shows more people are going completely paperless. Of the Americans surveyed, only half carry cash at all. And even those who carry cash, 3-in-10, say they don't bother using it for

INFORUM - 2018-12-18 04:00:00

Moorhead Group Looks to Increase Narcan Access in Public Places

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A Moorhead group honored the life of a woman who passed away last month by offering narcan training to the public. Argentina Taylor lost her life to an opioid overdose outside of the Twin Cities in November.

KVRR.COM - 2018-12-15 22:58:30

Fargo Firefighters Responds to Blaze

On Saturday Fargo firefighters responded to a reported house fire, located at 2001 28th Avenue South. On arrival, light smoke was showing out of the second floor windows and front door. Firefighters made entry through the front door and encountered heavy smoke. Firefighters were able to control the

AM 1100 THE FLAG WZFG - 2018-12-17 13:12:07

Congress passes farm bill; Peterson calls it 'a miracle'

MOORHEAD, Minn. — "So I'm here to report a miracle." That's what Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., shared after the passage of the 2018 Farm Bill, or Agricultural Improvement Act, in both the Senate and the House.

AG WEEK - 2018-12-17 21:10:27

North Dakota fair housing study finds discrimination against transgender community

BISMARCK — A recent study by the High Plains Fair Housing Council shows transgender people are experiencing high levels of discrimination when seeking housing in North Dakota.

JAMESTOWN SUN - 2018-12-15 17:35:57