Author: Paola Belloso

West Fargo is Hosting Food Truck Wednesdays

They are hoping to bring some life to the plaza this summer.

WEST FARGO, N.D. – Every other Wednesday, West Fargo will be bringing in food trucks from 11:30 to 1:00pm The plaza is trying to implement all the social distancing guidelines by having hand-sanitizing stations, wiping each table after each use, limiting the amount of people at each table, and having marked spots and lines. “It’s a great way to get…

City Leaders And Community Organizers Meet To Discuss Inclusivity In The F-M Area

This is happening days before a second march for George Floyd is set to take place in Fargo.

FARGO, N.D.- A second march for George Floyd that was set to happen on Friday has turned into a celebration. This is after conversations that took place at the Sky Commons Conference Center on Wednesday as part of the listening sessions offered by City Leaders to discuss what they can do better. “Today we had a tremendous meeting, had a…

Grand Forks Comes Together To Celebrate The Life Of Officer Cody Holte

From a young age, Cody knew he wanted to lead, serve and protect his community.

GRAND FORKS, N.D – “Cody lived each day by saying, don’t let yesterday use up today,” says Pastor Ronsberg from the Sharon Lutheran Church in Grand Forks. Friends and family of Officer Cody Holte, state leaders and law enforcement gathered to pay their respects and honor a hero. “We come together to share our grief and sorrow as well as…

Three Friends Take To The Streets of Downtown Fargo Demanding Change

The friends say they left the march feeling good after having conversations with Police Officers and City Officials.

FARGO, N.D.- “Death is a part of life, but being taken in another man’s hands…When he told him I couldn’t breathe, it hurt different,” says Johnson John, a protester.  Kiir Mabor, Papee Paye and Johnson John are among those in the crowd, fighting for a cause they say is bigger than themselves.  “Many people don’t think we have a voice, but…

Health Experts Say Risk For Catching COVID-19 in Public Pools Is Low

With pools reopening in Fargo and West Fargo, many are concerned it would only further spread COVID-19.

FARGO & WEST FARGO, N.D. – With pools reopening in Fargo and West Fargo, many are concerned it would only further spread COVID-19. We spoke to an infectious diseases expert who says if a pool is properly kept, the chlorine should be able to kill the virus, so the risk is low. He also says as long as as you…

Friends And Family Celebrate The Life of James Nyei

On Wednesday, 14 year old James Nyei died after drowning in the Sheyenne River.

FARGO, N.D. – “I wish I could go back, and just, give him a big hug, and just tell him how much I love him and how much he meant to everyone.” On Friday, James was buried surrounded by friends and family who described him as someone who could brighten up anyone’s day. “Everything that he did was just always…

AAA Wants To Raise Awareness On Teen Driving During Summer Months

New teen drivers are three times more likely to be involved in a car crash compared to adults.

FARGO, N.D. – They say about every three weeks in the summer, they see a fatal crash involving a teen driver, where the rest of the year it’s about five weeks. People with AAA say now is a good time for parents to model safe driving behavior and make sure their teens are driving safely. Some of the risky behaviors…

4E Winery Opening On Sunday With New Guidelines In Place

The Winery says they will also be sanitizing every table between guests as well as frequently used surfaces.

MAPLETON, N.D. – The Winery was supposed to reopen its doors on May 2, but COVID-19 changed those plans “We would’ve been here doing tasting, just like normal, you know, people coming in, we’d want lots of people to come and have people hanging out all over,” says Lisa Cook, the co-owner of 4E Winery. They will now reopen on…

Red River Valley COVID-19 Task Force Meets To Discuss Testing And Tracing

In Cass County, contact tracers are following 595 active cases and 12-hundred people.

FARGO, N.D. – The Red River Valley COVID-19 task force was formed at the request of Governor Doug Burgum earlier this month. 13 partner organizations began working to determine how to best address the coronavirus and its impact on the community. “Since our locally generated testing matrix has been implemented, we’ve been able to focus our limited resources solely on…

West Fargo Public Schools to allow guests at graduations

Graduates will be allowed to bring two guests to their graduation ceremony.

WEST FARGO, N.D. – One day after Fargo made changes, West Fargo is now allowing in-person graduation ceremonies. After receiving guidance from Fargo Cass Public Health and other healthcare providers, Sheyenne, West Fargo and Community High School will allow two guests with each graduate. School leaders are encouraging guests to wear masks and social distance. They also partnered with Essentia…