MOORHEAD — The Moorhead Sports Center is buying a second electric-powered Zamboni, thanks to a grant from the Minnesota Amateur Sports Commission. The Parks and Recreation Department was awarded $68,000...
OTTERTAIL, Minn. — Lakes Country got a dose of freezing rain and snow on Tuesday, Nov. 22, closing local schools. But it was bright, warm and inviting inside Thumper Pond Resort's rebuilt water park. A pair of children were playing in the zero-depth entry pool, wading in the warm water and clambering up the ladder of a colorful slide in the shape of fish, while dolphin and seahorse fountains spouted gentle streams of water into the air. General Manager Brad Stevens smiled at the scene.
MOORHEAD — A bus driver working for a Moorhead School District subcontractor became upset with students he was driving home Tuesday, Nov. 22, and told them to get off the...
MOORHEAD - The latest enrollment projections for Moorhead's public schools estimate the school district will add more than 200 students in each of the next five years. Projections call for an average increase in enrollment of 3.22 percent, or 223 students, per year, Assistant Superintendent Brandon Lunak told the School Board last week.
WILKIN COUNTY, Minn. — The Minnesota State Patrol is investigating the crash of a semi truck that resulted in the driver being injured while he was traveling eastbound on Interstate 94 about milepost 35 on Sunday, Nov. 13. The crash was reported about 5:04 a.m., the patrol reported. Michael D. Petersen, 58, of Colfax, Wis., suffered non-life-threatening injuries in the crash involving a 2014 Freightliner, the patrol reported. No information was shared on the circumstances of the crash.
FARGO — Latest demographic estimates show the Fargo School District can expect to add 150 to 215 more students each year for the next five years, bringing enrollment to about 12,000 students by the 2021-22 school year. Most of the enrollment growth will likely follow housing development on Fargo's far south side, Superintendent Jeff Schatz told the School Board this week during his presentation of material provided by RSP and Associates.
VALLEY CITY, N.D.—For the past few years, local politics here has been unusually rough-and-tumble for a small North Dakota city. Accusations, investigations and resignations have been routine. So it seems appropriate that Valley City voters, in a city election in mid-September, elected a new mayor who's used to settling disputes: Dave Carlsrud, a former wrestling, basketball and football referee.
FARGO — North Dakota students are making something that will be out of this world when finished. Graduate and undergraduate students at North Dakota State University and the University North Dakota are building the OpenOrbiter 1, a tiny satellite designed to upload apps for science and engineering experiments and to test how a miniature 3-D printer will work when exposed to conditions in Earth orbit, said NDSU assistant professor Jeremy Straub.
FARGO — A strong jobs climate in Fargo-Moorhead has for years attracted people of all backgrounds from across the United States to chase the American dream. Many immigrants and refugees from Asia, Africa and the Middle East have also settled here and found safety, new jobs, and new, productive lives.
GILBERT, Minn. - A Fargo man was arrested as a suspect in a hit-and-run crash that killed a Makinen woman Wednesday, Oct. 26, the Minnesota State Patrol reported.