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Recent News

Moorhead wrestler places sixth at state

March 20, 2019

Two Moorhead High wrestlers qualified to compete in the 2019 State Wrestling Tournament on March 1-2 at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul.

State qualifiers were:

  • Ryan Luthi, who took second place in the 138-pound weight class at the sectional tournament held Feb. 23 in Rocori, and
  • Riley Schock, who took second place in the 170-pound weight class in the sectional tournament.

Schock placed sixth at state. During the state tournament, he got his 110th pin to tie the school record held by Sam Grove. Schock ended his career at 184 overall wins, missing the record for overall career wins by three.

Photo: Moorhead High’s Riley Schock competes against Matt Boyum from Chaska in the wrestling state tournament. Photo credit: Joleen Giefer

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School Board hears update about initial ideas for rebuilding Moorhead High

March 20, 2019

On March 11, 2019, the Moorhead School Board heard an update about the first meeting of the High School Conceptual Design Task Force. The task force will meet three or four times to review conceptual design details for replacing Moorhead High School before presenting to the School Board later this spring. Read More

Register for Moorhead Community Education spring classes

March 18, 2019

The new Moorhead Community Education spring catalog, which mailed March 15, includes more than 200 learning opportunities for people of all ages and interests. To request a free catalog or to register for a class by credit card, call Community Education at 218-284-3400 or go online at Read More

Moorhead High boys basketball team ends season in section semifinals

March 15, 2019

After stealing the ball, Moorhead High’s Quentin Hegg goes in for a layup during the Class 4A, Section 8 boys basketball quarterfinal game at Moorhead High School on March 5. The Spuds won 71-59, but lost the section semifinal game against Buffalo. Moorhead’s Drew Hagen reached 1,000 career points during the game against Buffalo on March 8. Read More

Kindergarten teacher named Hopkins Teacher of the Year

March 14, 2019

From a young age, Kristi Rusten was interested in becoming a teacher. She spent time helping in her mom’s classroom and babysitting for several families. A kindergarten teacher at Ellen Hopkins Elementary School, Rusten was named the 2019 Hopkins Teacher of the Year. Read More