Author: Paola Belloso

Dozens Of Families Come Out For 4th Of July Celebration At Bonanzaville

The festivities include horse-drawn carriage rides, food trucks, live historic demonstrations and snow cones.

WEST FARGO, N.D. — COVID-19 did not stop families from continuing the tradition of attending the fourth of July celebration at Bonanzaville. The festivities include horse-drawn carriage rides, food trucks, live historic demonstrations and snow cones. “We’ve had a nice crowd today. I think they’re enjoying it. It was a little warm and humid to start with, but I think…

Minnesota DNR Talks Boat Safety Ahead Of Fourth Of July

They want to make sure everyone who is behind the wheel is sober.

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – As Detroit Lakes gets ready to celebrate Independence day, the DNR is putting a big priority on alcohol and boat safety. “It’s called operation dry water and it’s actually a year-long program, but this weekend, it’s kind of their weekend to do a big emphasis on getting counties and our agencies and other agencies out in…

Detroit Lakes Businesses Are Prepared For 4th Of July Influx Of People

Independence Day is always a busy weekend for the city.

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – Independence Day is always a busy weekend for Detroit Lakes. With COVID-19 however, this year looks a little bit different. The Detroit Lakes Regional Chamber of Commerce says they’ve been preparing by enforcing some guidelines like social distancing and the use of masks. They also encourage people to take advantage of the warm weather and enjoy…

Escape Rooms in Fargo Welcome People Back With New Safety Guidelines

Both businesses encourage people to book a room at least an hour before if you're planning to come in.

FARGO, N.D. – With the new restrictions in place, you will now be able to enjoy a private room with your group. “You will only be in the room with people you choose to come and play with,” Co-owner of Puzzled Escape Room Kay Cameron said. This is just one of the new rules set by escape rooms in the…

Moorhead Gets Ready For Annual Fourth Of July Fireworks Show

Moorhead Business Association is still trying to raise funds for the event.

MOORHEAD, Minn. – The show has moved from MSUM and will take place at Horizon Park near the Sanford Moorhead Campus between 10 and 11 p.m. The park will be closed at 9:30 but you will be able to park in nearby parking lots including Menards and Bremer Bank. They are asking people to enjoy the fireworks show from inside…

NDDOT & Highway Patrol Stress Importance Of 40 MPH Speed Limit On I-29

From June 1st to June 30th, The North Dakota highway patrol has conducted 183 traffic stops in that area.

FARGO, N.D.- NDDOT has been installing concrete median barriers on the off ramp from I-29 onto 13th Avenue to prevent head on crashes. They say they have seen an increase of people going over the 40 miles per hour speed limit. “DOT and Highway Patrol have been working together on this job quite a lot. They ramped up some enforcement…

Walz Celebrates Launch Of Emergency Insulin Act; Law Faces Legal Challenge

The Minnesota Net Safety Program helps Minnesotans who have difficulty paying for their insulin.

MINNESOTA – The Alec Smith Insulin Affordability Act goes into effect as a lawsuit is filed. The program has two parts: urgent need for insulin and the continuing need program. The urgent need allows eligible Minnesotans to receive a 30 day supply of insulin immediately at their pharmacy once a year for no more than a $35 co-pay. The continuing…

ND Long-Term Care Facilities Move Into 2nd Phase Of Re-Opening

That will allow indoor visits between residents and family members.

NORTH DAKOTA – In a meeting with the Reuniting Residents and Families Task Force, North Dakota health officials say all but one facility has met the reopening criteria and it’s at least in phase one. The health department is helping 114 facilities progress into phase two. That will allow indoor visits between residents and family members. Categories: Coronavirus, Coronavirus-ND, Local…

Local Church Distributes Food To Families In Need

Over a thousand families received food boxes during today's distribution

FARGO, N.D.- Almost 2,000 boxes full of fruits and vegetables from USDA farmers will be heading to the homes and into the stomachs of many families in the F-M area. “Farmers are going through a hard time. They’ve grown their produce, their product, but, because of the covid situation, many restaurants and places have had to close down, so a…

MN Rep. Collin Peterson Speaks On His Vote In Favor of The George Floyd Justice In Policing Act

The act will make it easier to prosecute police for misconduct

Minnesota – The George Floyd Justice In Policing Act bill was approved by the House on Thursday. The act will make it easier to prosecute police for misconduct. If passed by the Senate, some of the measures include banning the use of choke-holds and no-knock warrants in federal cases. Minnesota Rep. Collin Peterson says the idea is not to get…