Moorhead News

08/18/2018 09:57 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Commentary: A weed in sheep's clothing 

Q: Here's a photo of plants I've found in two different flower beds around our yard. They're pretty, but look weed-like also.

08/17/2018 05:16 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Air quality alert again issued for Brainerd area 

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency on Thursday afternoon issued an air quality alert due to wildfire smoke through noon Sunday, Aug. 19. Daniel Dix, air quality meteorologist with the MPCA, said the wildfire smoke is entering the state from the northwest and is expected to reach the Brainerd lakes area Friday.

08/15/2018 11:32 AM  ~~~Source~~~
300 and still going strong: Lost Italian celebrates with new feature highlighting local chefs 

Today marks the 300th edition of this weekly column and the launch of a new monthly feature that will celebrate local chefs. There are many talented chefs working in the region, and one in particular stood out as the obvious candidate to be highlighted first.

08/15/2018 06:56 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Two Clay County deputies will square off for top job in November election Wednesday, August 15 

MOORHEAD, MINN. - Two deputies with the Clay County Sheriff's Office will square off in this November's election for sheriff.

08/15/2018 06:56 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Campbell and Dailey advance for seat on Clay County... 

MOORHEAD, MINN. - In what many believed was a tightly contested Clay County County Commission primary race, incumbent Kevin Campbell and challenger, Mari Dailey will face off in the November general election.

08/14/2018 09:46 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Charge: Minnesota university campus robber raided faculty offices 

A 25-year-old man is accused of stealing items from the campus of Minnesota State University Moorhead when he was reportedly a student there. Jeremy Lafromboise is charged with receiving stolen property and second-degree burglary of a government or school building, both felonies.

08/14/2018 02:39 PM  ~~~Source~~~
The Special Election Outlook for Appointed Senators 

Vice President Mike Pence, right, administers the Senate oath of office during a mock swearing in ceremony in the Old Senate Chamber to Sen. Tina Smith, D-Minn., left, with her husband Archie Smith, center, Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018 on Capitol Hill in Washington. Sen. Smith will take over from Al Franken who resigned.

08/13/2018 12:54 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Minnesota man sentenced for rubbing hot sauce, pepper in baby's eyes Source: Cox Media Group 

A Minnesota man Wednesday was sentenced to 30 months in prison and fined $50 for rubbing hot sauce and cayenne pepper in his 2-month-old daughter's eyes, WDAY reported. Shawn Michael Foltz, 42, of Moorhead, pleaded guilty in June to a third-degree felony assault of a victim under 4 years old.

08/11/2018 05:11 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Forgotten Moorhead mural may get new home 

The mural is tucked away in a locked second-floor storage closet at the old Moorhead High School. Even with a key to get into the cramped room, you can't see the whole canvas unless you climb down the little ladder behind a makeshift partition constructed years ago.

08/10/2018 04:08 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Minnesota man sentenced for assaulting infant daughter with hot sauce 

A man from Moorhead, Minnesota was sentenced to 2.5 years in prison Wednesday for a felony assault on his two-month-old daughter. Shawn Michael Foltz, 32, pleaded guilty in June to third-degree felony assault of a victim under the age of four.

08/10/2018 02:08 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Will the Russians try to interfere in ND's hotly contested Senate race? 

Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., presumes the Russians will try to intervene in the hotly contested North Dakota Senate race on behalf of her opponent, Rep. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D. The possibility of Russian interference in the North Dakota race, which could help determine control of the Senate, was raised publicly in a newspaper column by Lloyd Omdahl, a retired political science professor at the University of North Dakota. Russian President Vladimir Putin has said publicly that he wanted President Donald Trump to win the U.S. presidency in 2016, and a special prosecutor has indicted members of the Russian intelligence apparatus for interfering in the election.

08/09/2018 09:39 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Construction continues on underpass project in Moorhead 

Construction crews are asking the public to use caution in the work zone, to stay alert and to follow the construction signs and speed limits. You can expect lane closures on 34th St. S. from 4th Ave S. to 12th Ave. South.

08/09/2018 02:50 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Why the Democratic Socialists of America Won't Stop Growing 

When you go to black communities, we really are more inclined to socialism. We don't always have that language ... but we know that these policies are what's needed for our communities.

08/03/2018 07:54 PM  ~~~Source~~~
'Just take me in': Records show off-duty Moorhead officer had... 

A 20-year veteran with Moorhead police faces drunken driving charges after a citizen saw him leaving a Moorhead bar and tipped off authorities who later discovered his blood alcohol concentration was four-times the legal limit. Sgt. Thad Stafford, 44, is being held in the Clay County Jail and has been placed on administrative leave pending an internal investigation, according to police.

08/03/2018 10:39 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Kindness proves the theory of relativity45 min ago 

If I had felt too tired by my depression to take my kids to the city pool, I would not have a found my purpose.