Author: Kathryn Gallo

MSHSL approves plan to begin winter sports

The league voted unanimously to resume winter sports as early as December 21st.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The Minnesota State High School League voted unanimously to resume winter sports. There are three options for how to move forward that depend on moves made by the state. High school sports are on pause until at least December 18th under Governor Tim Walz’s executive order. If the restrictions are not extended, winter sports can begin practice…

UND student shares experience with contact tracing in a state where COVID-19 is surging

Kailee Leingang has shifted from identifying close contacts to being a case investigator.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Like many pursuing a career in the medical field, University of North Dakota nursing student, Kailee Leingang, felt compelled to do her part once the COVID-19 pandemic began. “I wanted to do as much as I could, but I knew that I didn’t have the license to do everything I wanted to do,” Leingang said. “If…

Firefighters respond to shed fire in North Fargo

Crews were dispatched to 3507 1st avenue North around 1:30 on Wednesday.

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo Fire Department was on scene for a shed that caught on fire in a North Fargo backyard. The department was dispatched to 3507 1st avenue North around 1:30 Wednesday afternoon. They say a man working near the shed was trying to light a propane heater. The heater produced a flash, which caused the fire to…

Blessed Sacred Catholic Church prepares delivery Thanksgiving meals

The church normally hosts a Thanksgiving dinner for thousands of people. This year, they will be delivering approximately 425 meals.

WEST FARGO, N.D. — The Blessed Sacred Catholic Church in West Fargo is continuing its tradition of providing Thanksgiving dinner for members of the community. Normally, the church hosts an in-person dinner that serves 1,200-2,000 people. This year, the church will be preparing around 425 meals to deliver on Thanksgiving day. The food will be delivered to people who receive…

Fargo School Board names top finalists for Woodrow Wilson High School name change

There were 129 name suggestions submitted from the public. The board selected it's top five at Tuesday's meeting.

FARGO, N.D. — The former Woodrow Wilson high school is one step closer to getting a new name. The Fargo School Board has selected five options; Dakota, Central, Voyageur, Valley and Agnes Geelan high school. The process began with public input. There were 214 forms completed and 129 unique names were suggested. It was then left in the hands of…

CRAVE offers ‘snow globe’ experience with outdoor dining igloos

Four heated igloos are set up on the restaurant's patio that can seat up to six people each.

FARGO, N.D. — Crave is offering guests a unique dining experience that is both COVID-19 safe and festive for the holidays. The restaurant has set up four outdoor igloos for people to have a “snow globe” experience. Each igloo sits up to six people and is heated inside. The spots can be reserved for a 90-minute time slot between now…

Fargo mother asks for help finding quilt made of clothes from her late daughter

The quilt was inside her van that was stolen from her home on May 31st in Fargo.

FARGO, N.D. – Joanie Carey was in the process of moving homes in May. An already stressful endeavor was made even more difficult when she woke up to discover her van was nowhere to be found. “We just loaded up the van and we were just so exhausted so I parked it in the parking lot in the apartment and…

Minnesota hospitals urge adherence to guidelines to limit community spread

Hospitals say they are facing problems with staffing as thousands of health care workers are out of work because they have COVID-19 or are in quarantine.

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota Governor Tim Walz’s latest restrictions are receiving support from the state’s hospitals. Representatives from both metro and rural hospitals spoke about the toll the surge in COVID-19 cases is taking on their facilities. Some hospitals say they have had to turn patients away or have had to stop both elective and non-elective surgeries. The biggest…