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FARGO—Soccer legend Pelé called his sport "o jogo bonito"—the beautiful game. But off the field it can be less harmonious, as one element of Fargo's youth soccer scene shows. In the middle of the fray is Matt Noah, a North Dakota State University scientist who moonlights as president and coach of Fargo Soccer Club, which he founded in 2007 after his messy break-up with Red River Soccer Club.
FARGO – Former President Bill Clinton clearly brushed up on his North Dakota knowledge before coming here to stump for his wife, the Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, on Friday...
FARGO—A protest is planned this weekend against a Fargo TV station in response to a story it aired about the supposed health risks of living near refugees. Protest organizers called the story a "violation of basic journalism," asking the station to issue an official apology and demanding consequences for the people involved in the May ratings-period story. The story, which aired Monday on the local NBC and CBS affiliate Valley News Live, said "everyone" living in "refugee resettlement areas" like Fargo-Moorhead was at risk of contracting tuberculosis.
MOORHEAD—Moorhead is planning long term for an expansion east and south, potentially pulling in an additional 2,500 acres to the city. The city has hired consulting firm Stantec of Fargo to create a growth area plan to determine what infrastructure the city will need to build to accommodate such an expansion. "The city is growing," said Stantec senior planner Carron Day. "That's no big surprise to anybody, and it's growing particularly to the south."
FARGO – A few minutes before a local TV station aired a story about the supposed tuberculosis risk posed by refugee resettlement, four New Americans gathered around a TV in a south Fargo apartment, cracking jokes. But when the story came on, their faces went from jovial to pained.
MOORHEAD – The external search for an interim city manager is on hold after two City Council members blocked the city from hiring an executive recruitment firm on Monday.
FARGO -- Almost 2,000 people cheered Bernie Sanders here on Friday, May 13, as he assailed corporate greed and rattled off a list of his progressive proposals.
MOORHEAD—Deputy City Manager Scott Hutchins' unpopularity among Moorhead City Council members is no longer a secret. Three council members openly criticized Hutchins for the first time at a special council...
FARGO—Fargo city engineers have come up with two possible options for bike lanes on a major stretch of downtown. The bike lanes are proposed on NP Avenue from 10th Street to the Red River, an old stretch of road that needs to undergo reconstruction soon, city engineer Jeremy Gordon said at a presentation to city leaders Tuesday, May 10. In the first option, bike lanes are at street level. In the second option, they are at sidewalk level.
FARGO—Joel Vettel, the next executive director of the Fargo Park District, will start out with a salary of $145,000 under a contract set to be approved tonight, May 10. Current Executive Director Roger Gress, whose salary is $175,000, is retiring at the end of the year after 20 years in the job. Vettel's start date is Sept. 1. Vettel is a Fargo police lieutenant and former Park Board member. He has said he will resign from the Police Department shortly before starting as Park District executive director.