Moorhead, MN

Moorhead woman hurt after crashing into freeway wall

MOORHEAD, Minn. (Valley News Live) - At least one Moorhead woman is hurt after crashing into a wall on I-94. The crash happened just before 6:30 PM Wednesday. State Patrol says a 57-year-old woman from Moorhead was driving a Chevy Malibu eastbound on I-94 when she left the road just before Exit 1 and went into the right ditch, then struck a freeway wall. One other person was in the vehicle, a 24-year-old woman from Moorhead.
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Two in custody after Fargo stabbing

FARGO, N.D. (Valley News Live) - Fargo Police responded to a call of a stabbing, Wednesday evening, in the 3400 block of 13th Avenue South. Police say officers chased down two individuals, on-foot, who are now in custody. Fargo Police say the victim was transferred to a local healthcare facility...
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Heavy police presence in South Fargo

FARGO, N.D. (Valley News Live) - As of 9PM Wednesday, there is a heavy police presence in the area of 27th Avenue South and Pacific Drive South. At least four squad cars surround an apartment complex. Neighbors tell us police been there for at least two hours. Fargo Police tell...

​The Battle of Moorhead’s Bar Burgers

It’s Mick’s Office vs. Vic’s Lounge for best beef over in spud town. How will these fierce competitors stack up, and which will come out on top?. Because it’s legendary, let’s start with Mick’s. On weekends, this college bar is home to many Concordia and Minnesota State University Moorhead students. I’d guess that the amount of burgers slung over the years at Mick’s would make for an interesting conversation in a college math class. At least one that I’d like to be in.

Iconic Fargo pool floats into the sunset, new pool slated to open in 2024

FARGO (KFGO) – The last days of the swimming season are upon us but when Island Park pool closes on Sunday, it won’t just be for the summer. The iconic Fargo pool is slated to be demolished next March to make room for construction starting May 1, 2023 of a new pool which will open in 2024.

We’re Excited For These Developments! And you should be as well.

There are a lot of great things happening in the Fargo-Moorhead area to be excited about, and the plethora of real estate development is a big part of that. The list below is by no means comprehensive or a “best of” list, and we encourage you to look for more development highlights in future issues. However, the following developments are certainly ones we should all be excited about!

Fargo teacher recruitment letter goes viral. Crime suspect scuffles with Chief. White teachers laid off first.

Each weeknight, WDAY News First reporter Tom Tucker delivers that day’s headlines and stories impacting you. Tonight's Headlines: A teacher recruitment letter for Fargo Public Schools is causing a stir. A crime suspect gets into a scuffle with a police chief, who receives help from citizens in making the arrest. How and why white teachers in one school district will be the first to face layoffs.

UPDATE: Fire, police blocking streets near apartment fire

DILWORTH, Minn. (Valley News Live) - An apartment unit is destroyed following a fire in Dilworth. Fire and police responded to the fire in the 600 block of 1st Ave. NW around 7:15 a.m. on Wednesday, August 17. Everyone living in the building had to evacuate because smoke filled the...

Lake Park Man Charged With Hate Crime In Fargo Found Not Guilty

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — A jury in Fargo finds a Lake Park, Minnesota man not guilty of a hate crime. The simple assault misdemeanor was filed against 35-year-old Kirk Jensen last December and he entered a not guilty plea in February. Jensen was accused of punching a gay man...

Investigation underway into death of man found in downtown Fargo

FARGO (KFGO) – Fargo police are investigating the death of a man whose body was found downtown just before 9 a.m. Sunday. First responders were sent to a medical assist call in the 50 block of north Broadway when they found the man’s body by a structure. Police...

Body found on N. Broadway, police say

FARGO, N.D. (Valley News Live) - Fargo Police are investigating after they found a body Sunday morning in the 50 block of N. Broadway. Around 8:40 a.m., authorities were called to the area for a medical assist. When they arrived, they found the man on the east side of a structure.

WFPD investigating hit and run & claims in viral Facebook post

FARGO, N.D. (Valley News Live) - A now-viral social media post has many in the Valley on edge, and West Fargo Police say it’s trying to get to the bottom of it. In a recent Facebook post, which is no longer publicly available, one woman claims she was followed for nearly two miles in West Fargo while she was on her way to a friend’s house. She says when she pulled into her friend’s driveway, the alleged suspicious vehicle did as well and ran into the woman’s car. The woman claims the person demanded her ID, she gave it and the person told the woman to follow them down the road.

Nine Candidates Running For Moorhead Mayor & City Council

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) — We now know the candidates for city offices in Moorhead in the November election. The filing deadline was Tuesday at 5 p.m. Mayor Shelly Carlson is running for a full-term. Also running for mayor is Kevin Shores, a disabled veteran. There are two candidates running...

3500 ears of corn at Concordia Corn Feed

FARGO, N.D. (Valley News Live) - Lots of people enjoyed free corn on the cob at Concordia College’s annual Corn Feed tradition, Wednesday. Alumni association leaders say volunteers shucked about 3500 ears of corn, Tuesday night, in about an hour, to get ready. In addition to the free corn,...

Amy Grant postpones Fargo concert to continue recovery

FARGO, N.D. (Valley News Live) - Amy Grant fans will have to wait to see the concert at the Fargo Theatre next month. The Fargo stop will be moved to March. All of her other tour dates in September and October were also moved because Grant is still recovering from a biking accident in Nashville in July.

Taking ‘Van Life’ To Another Level

From Lifestyle to Full-Fledged Business; The Journey of Adventure Vanna Vans. Van life has been a part of American culture for decades. However, in recent years mobile living has become a trendy way for people to live a minimalist lifestyle while exploring, and there’s one local company that has found itself at the forefront of the luxury van business. Whether you’re interested in living the van life full-time, or just having one to explore the country in, Vanna Adventure Vans is changing the standard of camper vans. I sat down with Co-Founders Jason Gilbraith and Ben Gleason to discuss what inspired them to form the company, their growth over the pandemic, what they’ve learned as business owners and the next generation of camper vans and off-grid vehicles.
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Apartment catches fire in Dilworth

(Dilworth, MN) -- No injuries were reported after a fire broke out in an apartment in Dilworth Wednesday morning. DIlworth Fire Chief Mark Empting says the blaze broke out around 7:11 a.m. at the complex at 603 First Avenue Northwest, right behind the Fire Department and Community Center. Crews initially...

Honor Guard, VA at odds over volunteer rules in Fargo

FARGO (KFGO KVRR) – The Fargo Memorial Honor Guard and the VA are at a standoff because of some rule changes. Emails detail the onboarding process for volunteers involved in military burials at Fargo National Cemetery. We spoke with a leader who says mandatory screenings are overstepping boundaries. The...

Moorhead mulling rules on the sale of THC edibles

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KFGO) – A number of cities in Minnesota have put moratoriums on cannabis edibles since the food and drinks containing THC from hemp became legal in the state on July 1. Others have banned their sale. In Moorhead, the city’s director of Goverment Affairs says city officials are researching the recently enacted law and plan to bring a recommendation to the City Council in the coming months.