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MOORHEAD — Moorhead will soon take a step into the future by installing the first Level 3 high-powered electric car charger in the Fargo-Moorhead area. The charger, which is capable of charging an electric car in as little as 30 minutes, is expected to be installed near the intersection of Highway 75 and Interstate 94 in September or October .
MOORHEAD — The search for a new Moorhead Police Department chief is down to two candidates, and residents have chance to meet them Wednesday, July 18. A community "meet and greet" event will be held at 6 p.m. at the Hjemkomst Center, 202 First Ave. N., Moorhead, where people can speak with the final two candidates: Jason Nelson, Fargo Police Department investigation lieutenant, and Shannon Monroe, Moorhead deputy chief of police.
MOORHEAD — A lot can be done in 10 days, but building three separate houses might seem impossible. Yet, that's exactly what Lake Agassiz Habitat for Humanity plans to do in the summer of 2019. On Thursday, July 12, Lake Agassiz Habitat for Humanity announced plans to partner with Blitz Home Builders for the organization's largest project to date: Building three homes between June 19 and June 29, 2019.
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — A lawsuit involving a Minnesota engineer and a construction company has now expanded to include an entire county. The company, Central Specialities Inc. of Alexandria, is suing Mahnomen County and its highway engineer, Jonathan Large, for unspecified damages incurred when Large allegedly detained trucks owned by the company during summer 2017. The suit claims that Large "intentionally and maliciously abused his governmental authority."
FARGO — An open house will be held for a proposed plan to allow food trucks to park along public streets even though the final vote was delayed. According to a City of Fargo news release, the event will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. on Monday, July 9 at City Hall. City commissioners voted 5-0 on Monday, July 2, to delay the project.
MOORHEAD — Reduced bail is being considered for one of two people charged in the killing of a missing North Dakota man. Kayla Westcott, 34, and Jason Jensen, 39, are being charged with aiding and abetting in murder with intent, but without premeditation, for the death of Troy Yarbrough, a missing person out of Wahpeton, N.D. Both appeared in Clay County District Court Friday, July 6, and were given their next hearing dates. Jensen has an omnibus hearing set for 9:30 a.m. July 26, with Westcott having the same hearing on 9:30 a.m. Aug. 23.
FARGO — The Fargo City Commission will vote Monday, July 2, on whether to launch a pilot program that would allow food trucks and street vendors to operate on public streets. If approved, food trucks will be allowed to park on public rights-of-way within the business district, with the exception of 10th Street North, Main Avenue, Broadway, Roberts Street and a stretch of NP Avenue.
FARGO — It was a hot and balmy evening Wednesday, June 27, but that couldn't stop nearly 100 people from cheering when the United States president stepped out of Air Force One here.
FARGO – A West Fargo woman charged with drowning her newborn child was arrested in west-central Minnesota and will be brought back to Cass County.
FARGO — Human remains found at a Clay County farmstead last week were confirmed to be those of a missing person in connection with a murder case, according to a Clay County Sheriff's Office news release. The remains found at 25324 70th Ave. N. in Hitterdal, M.N., were identified by the Ramsey County Medical Examiner's Office in St. Paul on June 26, as belonging to Troy Edmond Yarbrough, who was reported missing out of Wahpeton, N.D., police said.