Author: Anthony Fridgen

Fargo Moorhead Community Theatre Back With New Show On Saturday

The theatre company will be running five shows of the Tony Award winning musical HairSpray.

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Fargo Moorhead Community Theatre is back after being gone for months due to COVID-19. The group is performing outdoors at The Lights in West Fargo. The theatre company will be running five shows of the Tony Award winning musical HairSpray. The show includes new rules for guests. People must wear masks when coming in and leaving…

Moorhead’s Tastee Freez Reopens After Vandals Damaged Building

Tastee Freez is back to normal hours and will be open Monday at 11 a.m.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — “We are happy we were able to get the fixes done to get us up and running after we close for the season,” Co-Owner Jessica Malvin said. After a break-in destroyed supplies and equipment inside Moorhead’s Tastee Freez, the shop is back up and running. To show their support for this long-time summer staple, dozens of people…

“Running Wild For The Red River Zoo” Gets People Out And Active While Helping Out The Zoo

The run follows CDC guidelines, as the runners are broken up into five staggered groups for social distancing.

FARGO, N.D. — The Red River Zoo is fundraising money with a fun run. Running Wild For The Red River Zoo is way to get people out and active while helping the non-profit. Organizers of the run say the money is needed after COVID-19 shut down the zoo. The run follows CDC guidelines, as the runners are broken up into…

Large Fires From Fargo Landfill And Moorhead Compost Site Calming Down, Smoke Remaining For Multiple Days

Both departments are prepared to return to the scene if anything changes.

FARGO-MOORHEAD, — Fires at both the Moorhead Compost Site and the Fargo Landfill had fire crews on the scene less than an hour apart. At the Moorhead site, crews say the fire was likely caused by wood chips that spread into the wood storage. In Fargo, crews say the fire was started by cutting work, creating sparks that spread to…

ND Officials Concerned About Dropping Production

The department says the concerns come from less travel and a switch to other alternative power sources.

BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota Department of Mineral Resources Director Lynn Helms says he’s worried about oil production not being able to reach pre Covid-19 output. According to data from the department, oil production dropped by 10 million barrels from April to May. The department says the concerns come from less travel and a switch to other alternative power sources….

Mahnomen Man Speaks Out About Claims Of Discrimination Against Amtrak

He claims he was removed from an Amtrak train by police after he says he wanted to move to another seat to get away from a passenger who smelled of alcohol.

MAHNOMEN, Minn. –“I use to enjoy the train but now I don’t see myself ever riding the train because of this. You never know. You could be in the middle of Montana and they feel as though they gonna kick you off and then they kick you off. How are you going to get home,” Xavier Edison said. New video…

Moorhead fire crews monitoring fire at city’s compost site

MOORHEAD, Minn- The Moorhead Fire Department is monitoring a fire at the Moorhead Compost Site at 1800 Highway 75 North. Authorities say it involves woodchips and compost. They say the fire is not expected to cause property damage and will be monitored until it’s fully extinguished. Smoke may cause discomfort to those with respiratory issues. People in the area may…

Bismarck Man Facing Multiple Sex Crime Charges Against 15 Minors

All 15 alleged victims were females in their early teens with each case being a separate incident.

FARGO, N.D. — The U.S. Attorney for North Dakota says 21-year-old Dawson Rouse of Bismarck is facing 27 federal indictments of sexual exploitation of children, the corrosion of sexual exploitation of minors and the creation and transfer of obscene material involving minors. All 15 alleged victims were females in their early teens with each case being a separate incident. With…

Cass County COVID-19 Task Force Reminding People To Keep Following Guidelines

The task force says the overall positive rates have continued to drop from the peak in April. However people need to still take the virus seriously as they are noticing an uptick in July.

FARGO, N.D. — The Red River Valley COVID-19 Task Force says things are looking better in Clay and Cass Counties. With the state loosening restrictions cell phone data tracing found more people are on the move after being quarantined. “I think we said it back at the beginning of the pandemic if you can’t easily remember or count the contacts…

F-M City Soccer Running Free Scrimmages And Encouraging People To Sign Up For Fall Leagues

"The more you can reduce the barriers of entry the better just because it's so much easier to just pick it up and play,"Director Of F-M City League Soccer, Cory Schlack said.

FARGO, N.D. — At Centennial Park in Fargo, players are chatting and lacing up for a game of soccer that requires no invitation. “That’s actually how F-M City Soccer started; there wasn’t a league in 2017 and we just had a free scrimmage and we had 40 players turn out,”  Director Of F-M City League Soccer, Cory Schlack said. Over…