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River Keepers is looking for volunteers for its two events coming up this week. The organization advocates for safe and sustainable use of the Red River of the North.
Concordia College's Lorentzsen Center for Faith and Work is hosting an event form noon to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 31, with Dr. Yuval Levin about his new book, "A Time to Build: From Family and Community to Congress and the Campus, How Recommitting to Our Institutions Can Revive the American Dream".
Anne Blackhurst has served as president of Minnesota State University Moorhead since 2014.
"He chose to do one of the most difficult jobs, because that's what a leader does," said Lisa Borgen, a former Clay County attorney and former Minnesota District Court judge, adding that the world would be a better place if more people could "channel a little Bill Bergquist" in their hearts.

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Bill Bergquist died at the age of 64 from Alzheimer's dementia complications. Visitation will be from 9-11 a.m., followed by a memorial service at 11 a.m.
“I don’t like it. It’s not right,” World War II veteran Vern Otterson said. “We were fighting against the Nazis. They were horrible. Why should anyone be running around selling Nazi stuff?”
Resilient Moorhead was awarded the MoorHeart at the Moorhead City Council meeting on Aug. 8. The award is given to those who go above and beyond in the Moorhead community.
Registration is still open. Many of those registering to run for Moorhead School Board are focused on teacher and staff shortage issues.
Families living within 2 miles of Horizon Middle School or Moorhead High School will not be eligible to ride the bus. Elementary schools will keep the 1-mile radius.
Minnesota Department of Transportation is set to close the I-94 ramp on 20th Street in Moorhead for eastbound traffic.

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Willie Sparkman Jr. previously pleaded not guilty to killing Abdullahi Mohamed Abdullahi during a botched robbery.
The development plan has gotten buy-in from most of the area's biggest developers and demolition and construction could start in fall 2023 if all goes well, officials with the city and Fargo-based development firm Roers say.
While more drivers are needed to cover the Fargo Public Schools routes, other school districts are still feeling a similar struggle to recruit drivers.

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