Author: Alix Larsen

Sanford Health announces new partnership with Intermountain Health

The organizations are nearly doubling in size by merging

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Big changes are coming to Sanford Health as it merges with another major health organization. Utah based Intermountain Health and Sanford Health will be coming together to share their best practices. The merging will create a $15 billion health system. Both will keep their names for now, but Intermountain will become the parent company Together it has…

Easy steps to winterizing your car can keep you safe

Taking care of these now will help you in the future

FARGO, N.D.- It’s important to be ready for winter driving, but it’s just as important to make sure your vehicle is up for the challenge. “When it’s cold you can add some air to the tires to make the pressure go down, but make sure you have your tires aired up right. Then of course having good tread on your…

Solutions celebrates beginning work on new facility in Moorhead

The new building is being built right in Solution's backyard

MOORHEAD, Minn. – Solutions Behavioral Healthcare Professionals in Moorhead is finally breaking ground on the site for its new facility. The project was scheduled to start back in March, but because of COVID-19 pandemic it was postponed. The new two-story building will help better accommodate the increasing need for its mental & behavioral health services.  It will also  feature a…

Fargo restaurants spent first weekend with 25% capacity guideline

Fargo's Mango's talked to tell what changes they made this weekend to accommodate to the new recommendations

FARGO, N.D.-  It was the first weekend with the Cass County’s new Covid-19 guidelines of 25% capacity for restaurants and bars. Mango’s in Fargo says it’s been following the recommendations closely. The restaurant was already providing and requiring employees and guests to wear masks in the restaurant. The high-rise booths follow social-distancing guidelines. This means it’s able to seat every…

Enbridge is completing the $69 million pipeline in North Dakota

Work began in August on the pipeline and is coming to a close today

PEMBINA, N.D.- Enbridge’s $69 million Line 3 replacement project is wrapping up in North Dakota. Over 400 construction workers started on the job in August. The 12-mile replacement line uses state-of-the-art steel and new technology to enhance safety and environmental protection. Canadian and Wisconsin portions are already in service. This leaves the 337-mile section in Minnesota left to replace. “We’re…

The Chamber chooses Shannon Full as new president & CEO

It announced who is taking the position at a conference this morning

MOORHEAD, Minn. – The Fargo-Moorhead-West Fargo Chamber announced its new president & CEO. It chose former president & CEO of TwinWest Chamber in Plymouth, Minnesota Shannon Full. The Chamber’s search committee worked with an executive search firm to help find Full and the other candidates. With over 20 years of experience, Full worked on chambers in Iowa, Florida, Wisconsin &…

UND unveils new display in celebration of Indigenous Peoples’ Day

The university is honoring their newly approved Land Acknowledgement Agreement with a new display on campus

GRAND FORKS, N.D. –  The University of North Dakota is celebrating Indigenous Peoples’ Day with the unveiling of a new display on campus. The Land Acknowledgement Agreement is an official statement from the university recognizing its position on ancestral homelands. The administration visited with North Dakota and Minnesota tribes, archaeologists, and historians to write it. Because of COVID-19 restrictions, they…

Infrastructure updates and street art among topics explored at Eggs and Issues

The Chamber's event gives look at ideas for downtown areas for FMWF

FARGO, N.D. – It’s the lowdown on the downtowns in the metro. Some of Fargo’s downtown projects are bringing more art to the streets, creating additional parking and building businesses near Main Avenue’s new roundabout. Downtown Moorhead Inc. is working with the city and community to give it a makeover. Their master plan is starting with the reconstruction of Center…

West Fargo Fire Department’s hosts Fire Prevention Week

Kitchen fires can be prevented by taking simple, safety steps while cooking

WEST FARGO, N.D. – It’s Fire Prevention Week, and this year the West Fargo Fire Department is reminding everyone of safety tips to keep you from having a house fire. The department is focusing on serving up safety in the kitchen. Almost 44 percent of reported home fires start there. Normally, the firefighters are out in the community spreading awareness…

Alerus extends Alerus Center sponsorship by 10 years

Alerus is continuing their sponsorship agreement with Alerus Center in 2 million dollar agreement

GRAND FORKS, N.D.- For almost 20 years, the Alerus Center has been partnering with Alerus to bring entertainment to the Grand Forks area. Alerus is not ready to give up their sponsorship spot just yet. Alerus, Alerus Center and the venue’s management company Spectra announcing a two million dollar, ten year extension to the naming rights. The operators say they…