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Moorhead DQ Makes Up Its Own Ice Cream Rules

The Dairy Queen in downtown Moorhead has been thumbing its nose at corporate HQ pretty much since it opened in 1949, despite some efforts from the home office to have the store mind its Ds and Qs.

07/23/2015

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Jury: No Excessive Force When Moorhead Officer Used Stun Gun

A federal jury has ruled a Moorhead police officer did not use excessive force when he used a stun gun on a 75-year-old man.

07/16/2015

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Wash. Woman Arrested On I-94 In Moorhead With $250K Of Pot

A Washington state woman is in Clay County Jail after a traffic stop led to the discovery of about $250,000 of marijuana. Moorhead police say an officer pulled over 29-year-old Leila Tarez Maamari for speeding on Interstate 94 Wednesday at about 2:20 a.m.

07/15/2015

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Drug Trial Of Bismarck Business Officials In Hands Of Jury

The synthetic drug trial of the owner and manager of the Discontent skate shop in Bismarck is in the hands of the jury. Owner Thomas Teply, of Moorhead, Minnesota, and manager Steven Johnson, of Bismarck, are accused of operating a business where synthetic drugs were sold.

07/13/2015

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Kayaker Finds Body In Red River, Foul Play Not Suspected

Officials in Moorhead say foul play is not suspected after a kayaker found a body Wednesday on the Red River.

07/08/2015

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Moorhead’s Heritage Garden Vandalized Over Holiday Weekend

Moorhead police are looking for whoever vandalized the city’s newly planted Heritage Garden over the Fourth of July weekend. About 60 plants were uprooted, about a dozen light fixtures were stolen and a water pump was turned on, washing out grass seed.

07/07/2015

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Man Gets 18 Years For Using Runaway To Promote Prostitution

A man has been sentenced to 18 years in prison after being accused of using a 13-year-old runaway from Minneapolis to promote prostitution in Moorhead. Local stations report 25-year-old Prince Jones was sentenced Thursday. He had been convicted of promoting prostitution of an individual. He must serve at least 12 years of his sentence in prison.

06/26/2015

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Was A Semi Involved In The Crash That Killed Two Teen Brothers?

There was not a dry eye inside Park Christian School in Moorhead Tuesday night. Hundreds packed the gym to remember two young lives that were cut short.

06/24/2015

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Nerd Wallet Names Moorhead Best Small City In America

The Midwest is officially the best! Moorhead, Minnesota has been named the best small city in America, according to the Nerd Wallet.

06/02/2015

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1 Dead As Train Strikes Car In Moorhead

One person has been killed in Moorhead after a train struck a vehicle on the tracks. Clay County Sheriff Bill Bergquist says a BNSF Railway train hit a car in south Moorhead at about 9 a.m. Saturday. The southbound train dragged the vehicle about a third of a mile before stopping.

05/30/2015

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Family Creates Foundation For Slain Sartell Student

The family of a murdered college student is keeping his memory alive as the investigation into finding his killer takes a new turn. It’s been eight months since police found Tom Bearson’s body in Moorhead.

05/08/2015

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Latest Train Derailment Has Minn. Lawmakers Looking At Prevention

The train derailment and fire Wednesday, which forced the evacuation of a nearby small town, was the fifth this year involving North Dakota trains.

05/06/2015

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Crews Knock Down Northern Minn. Grain Elevator Fire

Fire crews in northwestern Minnesota worked overnight and into Tuesday morning battling flames in an old grain elevator.

04/28/2015

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MN Man Accused Of Head-Butting & Injuring Police Officer

West Fargo police arrested a man accused of head-butting an officer who tried to place him under arrest. Authorities say the 29-year-old suspect from Moorhead, Minnesota, fled the scene of a traffic stop just before midnight Saturday.

04/13/2015

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MN Wrestler With Autism Qualifies For National Tourney

A Minnesota wrestler is achieving life goals both on and off the mat. It’s pretty remarkable, considering Ben Cousins has autism and weighed nearly 200 pounds in 5th grade.

04/04/2015

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Navy Planners Working Out Details For Week-Long Fargo Event

Navy planners are in land-locked North Dakota and Minnesota to work out details for a week-long summer program that will feature the Blue Angels flight demonstration team and other promotional events.

03/25/2015

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Minnesota State Moorhead Makes Debut In D2 Final 8

The Minnesota State Moorhead men’s basketball team is headed for the quarterfinals of the NCAA Division II tournament for the first time in program history.

03/25/2015

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Moorhead Little Caesar’s Robbed At Gunpoint

A Moorhead Little Caesar’s was robbed at gunpoint Tuesday afternoon.

03/10/2015

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Judge: Stun Gun Lawsuit Against Moorhead Officer Can Proceed

A federal judge say a lawsuit can proceed against a Moorhead police officer accused of using excessive force when he used a Taser on a 75-year-old man.

03/09/2015

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North Dakota Man Facing Charges In Fatal Crash In Minnesota

A 29-year-old man is facing charges in a fatal 2013 crash that killed one person near the border of North Dakota and Minnesota. Robin Olson of Wheatland, North Dakota, is charged with criminal vehicular homicide and criminal vehicular operation. Reports say he was driving when his vehicle collided with a minivan on U.S. Highway 75 south of Moorhead, Minnesota.

03/05/2015

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About 1,000 Express Interest In Medical Marijuana Program

Nearly 1,000 Minnesota residents told the state they’ll likely register for the state’s new medical marijuana program, according to survey results released Monday.

02/23/2015

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Prep Blog: State Dance Competition Highlights Weekend Sports

The state’s best ski teams, both downhill and cross country, are at Giant’s Ridge in Biwabik this week for their perspective state tournaments. This weekend, the best dance teams in Minnesota hit Target Center in Minneapolis to determine the best high kick and jazz programs in three classes in the state..

02/12/2015

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Moorhead Police Receive Final Autopsy Report On NDSU Student

Moorhead police plan to update the public early next week on the investigation into the killing of a North Dakota State University student. The Moorhead Police Department said Wednesday it has received the Ramsey County medical examiner’s final autopsy report on 18-year-old freshman Thomas Bearson of Sartell.

02/04/2015

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Police: Man Attacked Ex-Girlfriend’s Male Friend With Knife

A 29-year-old man is accused of attacking his ex-girlfriend’s male friend with a knife Thursday morning at her Moorhead residence, according to police.

01/22/2015

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Icy Rain Causes Several Accidents In Central, Northwestern Minn.

State troopers in northwest Minnesota down to the Saint Cloud area are dealing with dozens of overnight crashes on slippery roadways. An overnight dose of freezing rain made things treacherous.

01/17/2015

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