Moorhead, Minnesota

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Moorhead is a city in Clay County, Minnesota, United States, and the largest city in northwest Minnesota.wikipedia
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Moorhead is a city in Clay County, Minnesota, United States, and the largest city in northwest Minnesota.
Urban centers in "Greater Minnesota" include Duluth, Mankato, Moorhead, Rochester and St. Cloud.

Clay County, Minnesota

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Moorhead is a city in Clay County, Minnesota, United States, and the largest city in northwest Minnesota.
Its county seat is Moorhead.

Fargo, North Dakota

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Moorhead is bordered on the west by the Red River of the North and the city of Fargo, North Dakota.
Fargo, along with its twin city of Moorhead, Minnesota, as well as the adjacent cities of West Fargo, North Dakota and Dilworth, Minnesota, form the core of the Fargo-Moorhead, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area, which in 2018 contained a population of 245,471.

Fargo–Moorhead

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Moorhead, along with its twin city of Fargo, North Dakota, as well as adjacent West Fargo, form the core of the Fargo–Moorhead metropolitan area, which has a 2010 population of around 208,777 residents.
Fargo–Moorhead is a common name given to the metropolitan area comprising Fargo, North Dakota, Moorhead, Minnesota, and the surrounding communities.

Dilworth, Minnesota

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On the east, Moorhead is bordered by Dilworth, Minnesota.
Dilworth is one of the core cities of the Fargo-Moorhead metro area; it is on the eastern border of Moorhead.

Buddy Holly

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The former Moorhead Armory on 5th Street South was the site of the intended concert destination for musicians Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and The Big Bopper before their plane crashed in Clear Lake, Iowa on February 3, 1959.
In early 1959, he assembled a new band, consisting of future country music star Waylon Jennings (bass), famed session musician Tommy Allsup (guitar), and Carl Bunch (drums), and embarked on a tour of the midwestern U.S. After a show in Clear Lake, Iowa, he chartered an airplane to travel to his next show, in Moorhead, Minnesota.

Clear Lake, Iowa

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The former Moorhead Armory on 5th Street South was the site of the intended concert destination for musicians Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and The Big Bopper before their plane crashed in Clear Lake, Iowa on February 3, 1959.
In the early hours of February 3, 1959, a Beechcraft Bonanza aircraft carrying Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and The Big Bopper, who had been performing at the Surf Ballroom in Clear Lake, took off from the local runway in nearby Mason City, on its way to the next show in Moorhead, Minnesota.

Red River Valley

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Moorhead is located adjacent to the Red River in the Red River Valley.
The population centers of Moorhead, Minnesota, Fargo and Grand Forks, North Dakota, and Winnipeg, Manitoba developed in the valley as settlement by ethnic Europeans increased in the late nineteenth century.

U.S. Route 10

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Interstate 94/ and U.S. Highways 10, 75, and 52 (conjoined with I-94) are three of the main routes in the city.
At the Red River, US 10 crosses over a bridge to Moorhead, Minnesota.

U.S. Route 52

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Interstate 94/ and U.S. Highways 10, 75, and 52 (conjoined with I-94) are three of the main routes in the city.
In the state of Minnesota, US 52 enters the state with Interstate 94 at Moorhead and follows Interstate 94 southeast all the way to the Twin Cities.

Red River of the North

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Moorhead is bordered on the west by the Red River of the North and the city of Fargo, North Dakota.
Downstream, it is bordered by the twin cities of Fargo, North Dakota – Moorhead, Minnesota, and Grand Forks, North Dakota – East Grand Forks, Minnesota.

The Big Bopper

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The former Moorhead Armory on 5th Street South was the site of the intended concert destination for musicians Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and The Big Bopper before their plane crashed in Clear Lake, Iowa on February 3, 1959.
That night, Holly chartered an airplane from Dwyer Flying Service in Mason City, Iowa, intending to fly himself and his bandmates Waylon Jennings and Tommy Allsup to their next tour venue in Moorhead, Minnesota.

Minnesota State University Moorhead

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The city has four institutions of higher learning: Concordia College (private Christian liberal arts college), Minnesota State University Moorhead (public university), Minnesota State Community and Technical College (two-year to four-year technical college), and Rasmussen College (a two- to four-year college).
Minnesota State University Moorhead (MSUM) is a public university in Moorhead, Minnesota.

Minnesota State Highway 336

Other nearby routes in the Fargo–Moorhead area include Interstate 29 and Minnesota State Highway 336.
Minnesota State Highway 336 (MN 336) is a short 2.251 mi highway in northwest Minnesota, which runs from its interchange with Interstate 94/US Highway 52 near Moorhead and continues north to its interchange with U.S. Highway 10 near Dilworth and Glyndon.

Interstate 94

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Interstate 94/ and U.S. Highways 10, 75, and 52 (conjoined with I-94) are three of the main routes in the city.
Leaving Fargo and entering Moorhead, Minnesota, I-94/US 52 crosses the Red River.

Hjemkomst Center

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The Hjemkomst Center is located in the city.
The Heritage Hjemkomst Interpretive Center, commonly known as the Hjemkomst Center, is a museum in Moorhead, Minnesota.

U.S. Route 75

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Interstate 94/ and U.S. Highways 10, 75, and 52 (conjoined with I-94) are three of the main routes in the city.
It is the main north–south route through Moorhead.

Rourke Art Museum

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The Rourke Art Gallery and the Rourke Art Museum are native Moorhead cultural institutions hosting the annual Midwestern Invitational Exhibition.
The Rourke Art Museum is a fine arts museum in Moorhead, Minnesota, United States, founded by James O'Rourke.

American Association of Independent Professional Baseball

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They are part of the American Association.
League offices are located in Moorhead, Minnesota.

Mark Ladwig

Olympic pairs figure skater Mark Ladwig also hails from Moorhead.
Mark Ladwig was born in Fargo, North Dakota to Carol and John, a medical technician and a doctor respectively, and grew up in Moorhead, Minnesota with two siblings, Todd and Erin.

Bluestem Amphitheater

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The city is also home to the Bluestem Center for the Arts a 3,000 seat outdoor amphitheater and Trollwood Performing Arts School, a renowned Summer arts and theater program.
Bluestem Center for the Arts is a 3,000 - seat outdoor theater in Moorhead, Minnesota that showcases performing arts and concerts.

Hawley, Minnesota

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The Hjemkomst vessel was built in nearby Hawley by Moorhead resident Robert Asp, and was sailed to Norway by his children after Asp's early death.
Hawley is east of Moorhead, at the intersection of the Buffalo River, U.S. Route 10, and the Burlington Northern Railroad.

Concordia College (Moorhead, Minnesota)

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The city has four institutions of higher learning: Concordia College (private Christian liberal arts college), Minnesota State University Moorhead (public university), Minnesota State Community and Technical College (two-year to four-year technical college), and Rasmussen College (a two- to four-year college).
Concordia College is a private college in Moorhead, Minnesota.

Moorhead High School

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K-12 education is provided to over 5,000 students by the Moorhead School District: S.G. Reinertsen Elementary, Robert Asp Elementary, Ellen Hopkins Elementary, Horizon Middle School and Moorhead High School.
Moorhead High School is a public high school in Moorhead, Minnesota, United States.