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Moorhead Police Easily Nab Fleeing Moped Rider

A Moorhead man who tried to flee from police found out the hard way that a moped doesn’t make a great escape vehicle. Moorhead police say the 32-year-old was driving on the wrong side of the road near Concordia University on Thursday about 1:20 a.m.

07/04/2013

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OJ Simpson’s Ex-Girlfriend Sentenced In Drug Case

A former girlfriend of O.J. Simpson has been sentenced to 45 days in jail after a reaching a plea agreement with prosecutors in Minnesota.

06/28/2013

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Minn. Man Charged In Baby Girl’s Death In Custody

A Minnesota man accused in the death of his infant daughter in a hot minivan has turned himself in to police. Twenty-four-year-old Andrew Sandstrom of Moorhead was charged this week with one count of second-degree manslaughter.

06/20/2013

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2 Kids In Diapers Discovered Playing On Highway

Police in Moorhead say a young brother and sister left a locked home and played in the highway while their parents slept. According to the police department, the two children were seen playing on Highway 75 between 10 and 11 a.m. Wednesday.

06/19/2013

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Moorhead Siblings Removed From Parents After Baby Dies In Hot Van

A judge has ruled that five siblings of a baby girl who died after she was accidentally left in a hot van in Moorhead will temporarily remain in the custody of social services. According to Clay County Attorney Brian Melton, five-month-old Christiana Sandstrom died after being left in van by her parents – Andrew and Shayna Sandstrom.

06/14/2013

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Experts Weigh In After Baby Dies While Left In Car

The death of a baby in Moorhead, who was left in a hot car, has many wondering how and why such a thing could happen. Nationally, about 38 children die while trapped in hot vehicles, according to the group Kids and Cars.

06/12/2013

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5-Month-Old Girl Dies After Being Left In Minivan

Police in Moorhead say a 5-month-old girl has died after being left in a minivan for hours. Authorities arrived at the scene about 8:20 p.m. Tuesday and learned the girl had been left in a car seat inside the vehicle for about four hours. The first responder found that the infant girl had been moved to a nearby apartment and began administering CPR. However, the child was pronounced dead at the scene.

06/12/2013

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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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New Marker For Moorhead Officer Shot In 1930

A Moorhead police officer killed in the line of duty more than 80 years ago is being remembered and honored this Memorial Day weekend.

05/25/2013

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Bill That Includes N.D. Diversion Passes U.S. Senate

North Dakota Sen. John Hoeven says a measure that would authorize a Red River flood diversion project has passed the Senate. The nearly $2 billion proposal to move water around Fargo is part of the 2013 Water Resources Development Act.

05/15/2013

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O.J. Simpson’s Ex Pleads Guilty In MN Case

A suburban Twin Cities couple has been sentenced in federal court for health care fraud.

05/07/2013

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Former Prisoner In Iran Speaks At Alma Mater

Roxana Saberi was finally able to give the commencement speech at her alma mater. The Fargo native and journalist was supposed to give the graduation speech at Concordia College in Moorhead, Minn.

05/06/2013

Flooding In Fargo 2013

Red River In Fargo Beginning To Recede After Crest

The Red River in Fargo is beginning to recede. The river peaked early Wednesday at an unofficial mark of 33.32 feet, which is more than 15 feet above flood stage.

05/02/2013

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49-Year-Old Man Gets Life For Meth Distribution

A 49-year-old Moorhead, Minn., man has been sentenced in North Dakota to life in prison on a federal charge of conspiracy to possess methamphetamine with intent to distribute.

05/01/2013

Flooding In Fargo 2013

Red River Appears To Crest In Fargo

The Red River appears to have crested in Fargo and neighboring Moorhead, Minn. National Weather Service meteorologist Greg Gust says it appears a preliminary crest of 33.27 feet was reached early Wednesday.

05/01/2013

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Red River Close To Cresting In Fargo-Moorhead Area

The Red River appeared close to reaching its peak in Fargo and Moorhead, Minn., after the National Weather Service dropped its crest forecast for the third straight day.

04/30/2013

Flooding In Fargo 2013

Weather Service Drops Fargo Crest Prediction Again

A Red River flood that a week ago was predicted to challenge the record is now unlikely to reach the 100,000-plus sandbags and the miles of clay levees built for defense, Fargo officials said Monday.

04/29/2013

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Fargo-Moorhead Ready & Waiting For Crest

While we enjoyed a warm, dry day the fight against rising waters is on.

04/28/2013

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Fargo Picks Up Flood Fight, Moorhead Stands Down

On a weekend when many homeowners in Fargo, N.D., will be monitoring floodgates, residents in neighboring Moorhead will be checking out Bill Gates.

04/25/2013

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Volunteers Surpass 1.6 Million Sandbags In Fargo

Volunteers have filled more than 1.6 million sandbags this month in hopes of protecting homes and businesses from a rising Red River in Fargo and Moorhead, Minn.

04/24/2013

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Weather Service Lowers Crest Prediction In Fargo

Fargo officials said they are scaling back flood protection efforts after the National Weather Service on Wednesday lowered the crest prediction on the Red River, but promised that decisions won’t be based on saving money.

04/24/2013

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Weather Service Lowers Crest Prediction In Fargo

Officials in Fargo, N.D., say they may scale back flood protection efforts as the National Weather Service has lowered the Red River crest prediction.

04/24/2013

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Red River Flood Fight In Fargo Area Getting Louder

The Fargo-area flood fight is getting louder thanks to the sounds of heavy equipment moving clay and police sirens escorting flatbed trucks filled with sandbags into neighborhoods.

04/23/2013

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Parts Of Minnesota To Get ‘Extreme Flooding’ This Spring

The National Weather Service said Monday parts of Minnesota will likely see “extreme flooding” this spring.

04/22/2013

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Fargo-Area Officials Outline Plans For Sandbagging

Spring clean-up week has been replaced by spring flood-fighting week in Fargo.

04/19/2013

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