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DOWNTOWN MOORHEAD: ANOTHER CITY ON THE GROW

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A thriving future for downtown Moorhead is on it's way. Matt Maslowski, the city's business development manager is looking forward to being one of the newest cities on the grow.

"Fargo is growing, west Fargo is growing, Moorhead is growing significantly. You know if we all grow we're all successful together."

Matt says focusing in on their 15,000 college students is key in waking up the sleepy college town.

"It's very exciting to have the support of each campus in Moorhead. It's very important to have the support of a key stake holder in our community and I'm excited to see that continue to grow."

Overall, popular demand expects to see more restaurants and sit in places like Moxie Java, a coffee shop you can find on the newly developed corridor of Fourth Street and Main Avenue.

"This is one of the successes we can speak about in downtown Moorhead", says Maslowski.

In creating more businesses, more jobs will be on the rise. like the one, Melanie Lee has, a recent Concordia graduate.

Even though her undergraduate years are a thing of the past, she is excited for her peers.

"I think the college students are going to be really excited. Just thinking back to my time in college I know I would have been thrilled and would have definitely wanted to make the most of it. Especially with Concordia and the thriving community. I think it's going to be very well accepted."

Maslowski says he can confidently say the future of Moorhead looks bright."

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