Author: Paola Belloso

Fargo Workers Caravan Through Downtown Fargo For Racial And Economic Justice

About 20 cars were part of the caravan.

FARGO, N.D – The Northern Plains United Labor Council and the community come together to caravan through downtown Fargo to take action for racial and economic justice. The message is simple. “That we can all come together and have this very important, very uncomfortable dialogue and move forward to making positive changes, so we don’t end up in a place…

Sanford Health Says Uptick in COVID-19 Cases Is Expected As Restrictions Ease

He is expecting these upticks to last through the summer.

FARGO, N.D. – An infectious disease expert at Sanford says as things start to reopen and people start going out more, the number of cases will slightly rise, but it’s not something that should be concerning. They say it’s still important for people to wear masks and social distance. He does not think this is a second wave of COVID-19….

Moorhead Rotary Club Hosts Food Drive For Churches United

More than 30 people dropped off food items.

MOORHEAD, Minn- The Moorhead Rotary Club is no stranger to helping out when a hand is needed. “People need food and we have the time and the energy to do it.” The club says the country is still facing trying times. “They’ve lost jobs, they need to feed their families, with the COVID pandemic that has only exacerbated things, so…

Agassiz Greenway Recreation Plan Allows Public To Ask Questions About New Project

The group wanted to do this meeting to provide the public with an update and hear feedback.

FARGO, N.D.- The plan for the project is to create a wide range of recreation trails and activities, reinforce natural landscape, and support the continuing growth and prosperity of the metro. The group wanted to do this meeting to provide the public with an update and hear feedback. “An overwhelming majority of the survey respondance and participants of our events indicated…

Fargo Teen Wants Answers About Her Father’s Death

Next month is the 18th anniversary of Lionel Lewis' death.

FARGO, N.D. – “Just tell him that I’m sorry. That was a horrible way to pass, it shouldn’t have happened. He was only 26 years old, and he definitely deserved a longer life than what he was given,” says Aniliese Meyer. George Floyd’s death has re-opened some old wounds for Aniliese Meyer. Her dad, Lionel A. Lewis died while in…

West Fargo Fitness Facility Honors George Floyd’s Life Through A Workout

The event took place at Rendezvous Park

WEST FARGO, N.D. – A workout put together by Strong Roots gym included 612 lunges and 46 burpees. The number of lunges represents the Minneapolis area code, which is 612,  and the 46 burpees represent Floyd’s age at the time of his death. Every five minutes, the group also did 25 air squats and 20 push ups. The 5-25-20 combination…

Moorhead Memory Care Center Honors Patients With COVID-19

18 people living at Lilac Homes Assisted Living Memory Care had coronavirus.

MOORHEAD, Minn,- She said to me, I’m going to die of boredom before I die of the virus.” Trish Bergstrom’s mom Kathy Richardson never once lost her sense of humor even as she fought COVID-19. She is 92-years-old with underlying health conditions. This put her in the at risk category for possible complications. “I knew that her life expectancy is…

Fargo Park District Opens Community Pools With New Guidelines

The district has three indoor pools and five outdoor pools across Fargo.

FARGO, N.D. – Community members are being encouraged to wash their hands regularly and bring their own equipment like towels, sunscreen and water bottles. Chairs are going to be spaced out to promote social distancing between people. Guests are not required to wear masks, but are encouraged to. “Based on capacities, we’re either going up to 50% 250 at the…

Panda Express Donates over 16,000 KN95 Masks To Sanford Health

The company is among many across the country that has decided to step-up and do their part to give back to the community.

FARGO, N.D.- Healthcare workers across the country continue to work around the clock to care for COVID-19 patients. The co-founders of Panda Express wanted to provide them with essential medical supplies, so they decided to start a COVID-19 relief to help supply healthcare workers with personal protective equipment. “Thanks to the donations that we have been receiving from guests as…

Fargo Main Avenue construction shifts to paving between Broadway to 7th Street

Speeds are reduced in the work zone.

FARGO, N.D. – Crews are making progress on the Main Avenue reconstruction project in Fargo. The road remains closed to traffic between east of University Drive to west of the 10th Street South underpass bridge as well as west of 8th Street South and Broadway. “We are currently starting as of today, paving operations from Broadway to about 7th street….