Author: Anthony Fridgen

Weeding Out Misinformation, Bad Producers in the CBD Industry

"We can guarantee what it says on the label is what's in the bottle is being tested, but that's not the case for all the new CBD companies trying to sell products," Casey Ruckheim said.

PARKERS PRAIRIE, Minn. — “We had no clue as far as growing anything like this before, as a farmer you put a seed in the ground and things happen,” Matt Ruckheim said. R Bottled Gold CBD is a hemp based business by Casey Ruckheim and her husband Matt. The pair have been growing for over a year, selling multiple different…

Friends And Family Host Meat Raffle Fundraiser For Woman Battling Breast Cancer

The group is also hosting a benefit for Johnson on January 23th at El Zagal in North Fargo.

FARGO, N.D. — A group of family and friends come together to help fundraiser for a Fargo woman battling breast cancer. Dozens packed Speck’s Bar for a meat raffle with all proceeds going towards the medical bills for Michelle Erfle-Johnson. Johnson was diagnosed with stage 3-4 Aggressive Breast Cancer. She has gone through surgery and radiation treatment. Friends of Johnson…

Moorhead Businesses Making Changes For Mask Mandate

A manager at Junkyard Brewing says she hasn't seen any trouble on the first couples days with the new policy.

MOORHEAD, MINN. — Businesses across Minnesota are adjusting after Saturday’s start of mandatory masks for all customers. At Junkyard Brewing Company in Moorhead, a sign is at the front door asking people to either walk in with a mask on or call in for curbside pick up. A manager at the brewery says she hasn’t seen any trouble on the…

Motorcoach Industry Asking For Help From Washington, D.C. Due To Pandemic

In Congress, the CERTS Act is being debated that would give out 10 billion dollars in relief money towards busing companies.

MOORHEAD, MINN. –“It’s tough to have to sit here and not do anything you know; it’s just not having any income coming in,” Triangle Coach Service¬† Owner Dave Helms said. Minnesota motorcoach companies are demanding action from Washington as business continues to be at a standstill since March. In Congress, the CERTS Act is being debated that would give out…

FMWF Chamber Of Commerce To Distribute Masks From Minnesota Government

The masks will only be given to Clay County businesses

MOORHEAD, MINN. — The Fargo Moorhead West Fargo Chamber Of Commerce will distributing masks at a day to be determined. The organization will be putting together a form for businesses to request masks. The masks will only be given to Clay County businesses. It’s first come, first serve and they must pick them up at the office. There is going…

New Fargo City Budget For 2021 Includes New Staff, Vehicles and Taxes

The proposal would increase the general expense fund by 4 million dollars.

FARGO, N.D. — The city of Fargo has released its newest budget proposal for 2021. The budget includes increasing staff, including the public works department and adding a community outreach coordinator. It also asks the city for a new fire truck, to replace old police vehicles and purchase new construction equipment to combat potholes and snow removal. The proposal would…

Cooling Off During Hot Weather While Staying Safe From COVID-19

Medical experts are reminding people you need to be extra careful when you go outside

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Public pools are a hot spot for people to come cool off. COVID-19 is causing new changes to pools across the metro. “We have no chairs, no horizontal surfaces on the facility, everything is secured and put away. Our capacity is normally 277 patrons. We are down to 207. We would love to open it up…

Fargo Man Pleads Not Guilty To Federal Charges For His Alleged Involvement in Downtown Riot

During the riot, federal prosecutors say Toa was seen inciting violence by jumping on top of an occupied police car and breaking the windshield.

FARGO, N.D. — Federal prosecutors say there is probable cause to believe 30-year-old Errick Toa committed civil disorder. They claim he unlawfully obstructed law enforcement and impeded commerce. During the riot, they say Toa was seen inciting violence by jumping on top of an occupied police car and breaking the windshield. Multiple squad cars were damaged during the night. OneFargo…

Construction On Main Avenue Moving Into Phase 4

On Saturday everything from Broadway through the intersection of 8th street north and south will be fully open.

FARGO, N.D. — Project Managers with Dakota Underground say the construction being done on Main Avenue in Downtown Fargo has moved to Phase 4. West of 10th street to University is now fully open. Workers are recommending you still take the the detour on Main Avenue. On Saturday everything from Broadway through the intersection of 8th street north and south…

Law Enforcement And Health Officials React To MN Mask Mandate

The state joins a growing list of other with mask mandates including Texas, California and Michigan

MOORHEAD, MINN. — “The expectation is that a business owner takes this on their own and treats this governor, staff has mentioned in this press conference that they are treating people like any other customer that they have issues with,”¬† Moorhead Police Captain Deric Swenson said. People across Minnesota are in for changes on Saturday as face masks will be…