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Dalrymple encourages Dayton to speak with local leaders about flood diversion

August 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple has encouraged Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton to hear directly from local officials in his state about their position on the proposed Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion.
Dalrymple spoke with Dayton last week after …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Diversion model open house set: Rosemount to host $2.6M design of project

July 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — The public will have a chance to see a to-scale piece of the $1.8 billion metro-area diversion channel in action this month.
An open house is scheduled July 24 to view the diversion’s only physical model, with one caveat — it’s locat…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Moorhead police charge two with sex-trafficking 13-year-old

June 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

MOORHEAD — It took just 12 hours.

Moorhead Police Detective Ryan Nelson responded to a suspicious online ad for an “escort” at a south Moorhead motel Wednesday afternoon.
Just a half-day later, police arrested two suspects in Fargo on crimi…continue reading on dglobe.com

Police Blotter: No ‘foul play’ in man’s death at local motel

June 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

Officers say the death of a man found at the Oasis Motel in Dickinson on Thursday is not suspicious.
Wendell Winfree, 46, and Claude Mercier, 24 arrived in town a couple of weeks ago after walking away from a low-security penitentiary in Bismarck, w…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Pilot program could fast-track diversion project: Proponents say F-M flood control good candidate for public-private funding deal

May 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — With the fight to federally authorize the Fargo-Moorhead diversion nearly won, advocates must now fight for more than $800 million from the federal government to build the project.
But local officials hope they’ve found a way to build th…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Parents: ‘Willing to try anything:’ Moorhead residents open to new Minnesota medical marijuana law

May 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Brett Solum might be one of the first to obtain medical marijuana under a new Minnesota law slated to take effect next year.
The 13-year-old boy suffers from uncontrollable epileptic seizures, as many as 100 a day.
His doctors h…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Moorhead parents ‘willing to try anything,’ open to new Minnesota medical marijuana law

May 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

MOORHEAD — Brett Solum might be one of the first to obtain medical marijuana under a new Minnesota law slated to take effect next year.

The 13-year-old boy suffers from uncontrollable epileptic seizures, as many as 100 a day.
His doctors have i…continue reading on dglobe.com

Accused Craigslist sex ad slasher charged with kidnapping

May 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — The man accused of slashing and trying to rob another man he met through an online sex ad is charged with kidnapping a different man he met the same way, forcing him at gunpoint to drive them from Fargo to St. Paul, Minn.
Obsa Ali Omer, 18…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Man accused of Tasing, trying to kidnap ex-girlfriend

April 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A Bismarck man is charged with seven felonies, including attempted kidnapping and burglary, after allegedly breaking into his girlfriend’s Comstock home late one night last week and Tasing her while wearing gloves and wearing a …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Corps predicts small upstream impact from flood diversion

April 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — A little more than 2,000 additional acres of land under water as a result of the Red River flood diversion to protect Fargo-Moorhead.
That’s the total area in Richland County and Wilkin County, Minn., that would be submerged in the event…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com