Have a comment to share about a story? Letters to the editor should include author’s name, address and phone number. Generally, letters should be no longer than 250 words. All letters are subject to editing. Send to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Member for
- 3 years 11 months
MOORHEAD—Candidates vying for the 3rd Ward seat on the Moorhead City Council said Wednesday, Oct. 26, that they place a high value on the expertise and abilities of city workers. Calling public employees "very, very valuable," Dr. Matthew Kammerer said during a candidate forum at the Moorhead Fryin' Pan restaurant that one reason he is running for the council is because he perceived discord in the way the city functions and said he would offer "a clear voice and a clear head." Kammerer, a podiatrist at the VA Medical Center in Fargo, lives at 1203 Elm St. S.
MOORHEAD -- Two people were injured after a school bus collided with an SUV about 8:45 a.m Tuesday, Oct. 25, near 28th Avenue North and Highway 75. According to information...
MOORHEAD—A Moorhead woman who was charged with a dozen counts of child neglect after being accused of taking a group of children she was baby sitting to a swimming pool last summer when she was intoxicated has pleaded guilty to one count of gross misdemeanor child neglect. Under a plea agreement, Chelsea M. Gapp, 23, is to serve 15 days in jail and pay $585 in fees, with credit for having already served one day in jail. The agreement calls for 350 additional days to be stayed. Other counts Gapp was facing have been dismissed.
FARGO—A Texas woman who was arrested last summer during a meth bust in the parking lot of the West Fargo Costco pleaded guilty Monday, Oct. 24, to a felony charge of criminal conspiracy and was sentenced to three years in prison. After serving her time, Anna L. Sanchez, of Weslaco, Texas, will be on supervised probation for two years. Sanchez made her plea in the form of an Alford plea, meaning she did not admit to everything prosecutors alleged, but she acknowledged there was a strong likelihood a jury would find her guilty if the case went to trial.
FARGO—Shane Wallin had spent about two decades "creating all of the coolest tattoos" he wanted when he discovered a completely new way to explore his art—helping breast cancer survivors. Since reinventing his approach to creating tattoos a few years ago, Wallin said he has been doing some of the most rewarding work of his career.
MOORHEAD — A Fargo man was sentenced to 41 years and seven months in prison on Wednesday, Oct. 19, for his involvement in a shooting at a Dilworth apartment last Halloween. With good behavior in prison, Lloyd D. Johnson, 25, could be released after serving about 27 years. A Clay County District Court jury in July found Johnson guilty of six counts of attempted second-degree murder in connection with the shooting at 202 5th St. N.W. in Dilworth on Halloween 2015.
WEST FARGO – A 9-year-old boy was injured Monday morning, Oct. 17, when he was struck by a pickup while riding his bike in West Fargo. The family of the third-grade L.E. Berger Elementary student said the boy suffered no broken bones or internal injuries, said school district spokeswoman Heather Konschak.
FARGO—One of four people charged in the beating death of Joey Gaarsland outside a Fargo bar in May 2015 was sentenced on Monday, Oct. 17, to 20 years in prison. Nicholas C. Morris, 35, earlier pleaded guilty in Cass County District Court to one count of accomplice to murder and two counts of conspiracy to commit aggravated assault stemming from the incident that happened May 17, 2015, outside of Rick's Bar, 2721 Main Ave.
FARGO—A task force studying possible changes to Fargo city government and how elections are run spent part of its meeting Thursday, Oct. 13, discussing term limits and whether Fargo should make the mayor's job a full-time position. Former Fargo mayor Bruce Furness, chairman of the task force, said when people "get entrenched in a position, they do things they shouldn't do."
FARGO – A murder trial scheduled to start Tuesday, Oct. 18, for Ashley Hunter was canceled Monday, Oct. 10, when Judge Norman Anderson granted a motion in Cass County District...