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Cass County, VA working to get incarcerated veterans the benefits they deserve

The Cass County Sheriff's office reported that across the country, "a large number of incarcerated individuals don’t self report as veteran to law enforcement entities, which means these entities are not able to refer the individuals to services or may not be educated on the services that they rate from their military service." → Read More

Regular gunshots at this Fargo apartment complex keep tenants indoors and in fear

Fargo police and the FBI went door-to-door reaching out to residents as they investigated reports of gunshots that plague The Arbors at McCormick Park. → Read More

Moorhead's half-cent sales tax garners overwhelming support in early results

The sales tax will fund a new library and community center in Moorhead. → Read More

Moorhead Mayor Shelly Carlson poised to keep seat in landslide

Incumbent Shelly Carlson faced off with Kevin "Nese" Shores for Moorhead's mayoral seat. → Read More

Area Brazilians concerned over presidential election results

Some say the election was stolen, that there was no possible way Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva won the presidential election with 50.9% of the vote. Others say that tensions have split families into camps, each side rarely broaching the subject of politics. → Read More

Fargo police welcome trick-or-treaters to new downtown substation

No police officers will be permanently stationed at the substation, but a larger police presence will be felt downtown while officers complete reports, store equipment, take breaks or use the restrooms and interact with the community. → Read More

Cass County sees high interest in election jobs, despite rocky political terrain

Every polling station tries to have a Democrat and a Republican judge. Election workers who aren’t politically motivated are called “purples,” said Murray Nash, Cass County’s election administrator. → Read More

Rally for Roevember voices reproductive freedom in Minnesota

About 50 people gathered at Minnesota State University Moorhead on Friday, Oct. 28, in a rally for reproductive freedom while listening to abortion-rights candidates and state senators. → Read More

Rally for Roevember voices reproductive freedom in Minnesota

About 50 people gathered at Minnesota State University Moorhead on Friday, Oct. 28, in a rally for reproductive freedom while listening to abortion-rights candidates and state senators. → Read More

Measure to boost West Fargo sales tax meets criticism at town hall

The measure is designed to support only the city's police and fire services, and would increase the city portion of sales tax from 2% to 2.5%. If the measure passes, it could generate up to $2.4 million in 2023. → Read More

Muslim group wonders if latest Fargo-Moorhead vandalism is a hate crime or random act

Five concrete vaults used in burials at the Islamic Society of Fargo-Moorhead Cemetery were demolished. The vaults, which can weigh as much as 2,000 pounds and cost $1,000 each, were being kept in an abandoned house next to the cemetery. → Read More

Fargo veteran begins receiving disability for PTSD 25 years after surviving Turkish prison

Allen suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder, and the tears, mistrust, anger, broken relationships, lost jobs and even the suicidal thoughts all lead back to Oct. 5, 1997 — the day he was thrown into a Turkish prison. → Read More

West Fargo man found guilty of sexually abusing child for 2 years

FARGO — A West Fargo man was found guilty on Friday, Oct. 14, in Cass County District Court on charges of continuous sexual abuse of a child. → Read More

Suspected shooter in 2020 drive-by killing in Fargo arrested on murder charge

Jesse James Burnett’s first court appearance was set for 2:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14, in Cass County District Court. → Read More

Volunteers clean heaps of trash from Red River tributary in north Moorhead

After pulling over 16,000 pounds of trash from the Red River and its tributaries last year, volunteers returned to Snakey Creek on Tuesday to find it once again littered with debris. → Read More

Native American woman receives award for contributions to Indigenous Peoples of Fargo

Darlene Ten Bear, who works with Fargo and West Fargo school districts, is also a social worker with Red River Human Services Foundation, a nonprofit organization that works with people struggling with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Fargo, West Fargo and Wahpeton areas. → Read More

What homeless people think of the debate over downtown Fargo's benches, engagement center

Fargo City Commissioner Dave Piepkorn proposed removing benches throughout downtown and relocating the Downtown Engagement Center, which helps homeless people and those with addictions. The commissioner said the engagement center draws more homeless people downtown. → Read More

As Moorhead awaits Main Avenue experiment survey results, critics speak up online

“Whoever commented about this making you not want to stop at businesses, it’s so true,” one person wrote. → Read More

Fargo leader's comments draw rebuke from Native Americans

The criticism was aimed at City Commissioner Dave Piepkorn who proposed moving the Downtown Engagement Center and removing benches from downtown sidewalks because both attracted “loitering, and a lot of vagrants, and a lot of intoxicated people.” → Read More

Local candidates debate hot topics in Moorhead

Two mayoral, two county commissioner and three state legislature candidates debated issues at the League of Women Voters of the Red River Valley candidate forum on Tuesday, Oct. 4. → Read More