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Obama Authorizes Red River Diversion Project

A water projects bill signed into law by President Barack Obama includes the proposed $2 billion Red River diversion for Fargo-Moorhead. Obama signed the bill Tuesday during a White House ceremony. Fargo Mayor Dennis Walaker was on hand.

06/10/2014

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TV Reporter Under Fire For School Security Story

Police are investigating whether a Fargo-Moorhead TV journalist broke any laws while reporting a story aimed at revealing holes in security at area elementary schools. Valley News Live reporter Mellaney Moore on Wednesday walked around three schools without permission.

12/13/2013

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Study Concludes Red River Diversion Won’t Impact Environment

The Army Corps of Engineers says a study has concluded that a planned diversion of the Red River around Fargo-Moorhead will not have any significant impacts on the environment. The nearly $2 billion flood protection project has been authorized by the U.S. Senate but not by the House. No money has been approved for construction. Some people upstream of the north-flowing river worry that the diversion is overpriced, will damage farmland and will worsen flooding in their areas.

09/20/2013

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Man Pleads Guilty In Unusual Child Porn Case

A man has pleaded guilty to charges in a Fargo-Moorhead child pornography case that was sparked by a lost cell phone. Thirty-two-year-old Dustin Muscha, of Moorhead, Minn., pleaded guilty in federal court in Fargo, N.D., to two charges of sexual exploitation of minors and two charges of possessing materials involving the sexual exploitation of minors.

06/05/2013

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A Tale Of 2 Crest Predictions In Fargo-Moorhead

There are two very different opinions from at least two prominent figures about just how high the Red River may crest this time around, which may very well affect the safety of residents coping with another flood season in Fargo-Moorhead.

04/12/2013

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Red River Predicted To Crest After Mid-April

A new prediction from the U-S Geological Survey says the Red River in the Fargo-Moorhead area isn’t expected to crest until after April 15.

04/05/2013

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Mother, Son Arrested In Wis. For Crimes In Fargo-Moorhead

Police in Wisconsin have arrested a mother and son wanted in connection with alleged felonies in Minnesota and North Dakota.

03/23/2013

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Fargo, Moorhead Have Different Needs For Sandbags

While Fargo residents are preparing to place more than a million sandbags to prepare for a possible 38-foot Red River flood crest, their neighbors across the river are looking at a much easier chore.

03/23/2013

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NWS Predicts Major Spring Flooding In NW Minn.

The National Weather Service is warning residents in parts of Minnesota to get ready for some major flooding as all the snow begins to melt this spring.

03/22/2013

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Storm-Stranded I-94 Truckers On The Road Again

Things are getting back to normal around Minnesota and Wisconsin after a blast of winter weather.

02/11/2013

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Chase Suspect Falls Through River Ice, Is Rescued

A man who fled a traffic stop in Fargo-Moorhead had to be rescued after he ran onto the partially frozen Red River and fell through the ice.

12/07/2012

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Fargo-Area Shelters Report Unprecedented Demand

Homeless shelters in the Fargo-Moorhead area report unprecedented demand this summer. New Life Center Assistant Director Rob Swiers tells The Forum newspaper that that shelter turned away 178 men in June and July because of a lack of space.

09/10/2012

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DUI Crackdown Dedicated To West Fargo Family

Authorities in the Fargo-Moorhead area are dedicating a DUI crackdown to a family killed in a July wreck. The Forum reports that relatives of the Deutscher family urged an end to drinking and driving Monday and called for stiffer penalties for offenders.

08/13/2012

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Fargo-Moorhead Angling For Gay Tourism Boost

The Visitor’s Bureau in the Fargo-Moorhead area wants more gay travelers in town.

03/05/2012

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Fargo-Area Bhutanese Celebrate Cultural Festival

Members of Fargo-Moorhead’s Bhutanese community are celebrating a cultural festival this week.

10/05/2011

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