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LIVE: COVID Forces High School Basketball Team To Find A Game Via Twitter

Breckenridge Girls Looking To Get In As Many Games As Possible Before The Postseason

  COVID is leading some high school sports teams to get creative to find opponents. Breckenridge High School Girls Basketball Coach Austin Imdieke says an opponent couldn’t play last week due to contact tracing issues. So the Cowgirls put out a call on Twitter asking if there was team willing to play ball. People at Henning High School saw the…

Social Distancing: Snow Plow Naming Contest Winners

Y'all Love "Plowy McPlowFace"

  Last month in this segment I talked about a way you could take part in a very important bit of business in Minnesota, naming snow plows. The Minnesota DOT held an online vote to name plows across the state. Most of the names were delightfully punny and full or local references. The top eight names will be immortalized on…

Social Distancing: Food Truck Frenzy

Is It Worth It To Wait 2 Hours For Socially-Distanced Cheese Curds?

  When we’ve had our normal lives interrupted for almost a year, it turns out we’ll go to some pretty ridiculous lengths to get some piece of that normalcy back, even if it’s but a humble plate of cheese curds. I went to the winter food truck event this weekend at the Moorhead Center Mall. And by the looks of…

Social Distancing: Museums Deemed Safest Indoor Place

Study Says Museums Are Safest Indoor Activity When It Comes To Avoiding COVID

  Are you absolutely desperate for some sort of indoor activity to get out of the house this winter. Well here you go. Museums are apparently the safest indoor activity, if you’re looking to avoid the coronavirus. A study from the berlin institute of technology says when it comes to indoor activities, going to a museum is the least-risky activity…

Social Distancing: Dinner & A Date Night At Home

"Food Of The North" Hosting "Winter Food Tales" Event This Friday

  Date nights can be hard right now. It’s not like dinner and a movie are the most appealing options during a pandemic. But a local organization is teaming up with one of Fargo’s most popular restaurants for dinner and a show at home. The group Food of the North is hosting something called “Winter Food Tales” Friday night. It’s…

Social Distancing: Snowy Screening

You Can Try To Make A Screen To Watch Movies On Out Of Snow

  I’m always on the lookout for fun ways to enjoy life at home during the pandemic. People haven’t been going to see movies at theaters. But here’s a way you could have a memorable movie experience and embrace the winter wonderland we live in. I saw this on a Facebook group I’m in that celebrates silent films. Alex in…

Social Distancing: Great Lengths For A Vaccine

Plus, hope in the form of potato chips

  COVID numbers are down a lot here in our region. North Dakota ranked 49th in new cases per capita in the U.S. this weekend. We were first for quite a while late last year. And things are starting to loosen up a little bit. Case in point, here at the station we’re starting to see things we haven’t seen…

LIVE: MN Breweries Want To Legally Sell Smaller Cans Out Of Breweries

Nearly 30 MN Breweries Joining To Lobby For "Free Beer Bills"

  For some Minnesota breweries, the size of your can matters. And for them, smaller is better. Nearly 30 Minnesota Breweries are teaming up to try and change the state’s liquor law that limit what size of beer they can sell out of breweries. Right now, small breweries can only sell off-sale beer in 25.4 ounce cans called crowlers or…

Social Distancing: Help Name MN Snowplows

The MN DOT Is Letting Us Vote On Names For 8 Snowplows Around The State

  Here’s a way to have some fun with winter without ever have to step outside in it. You can be in control of what the Minnesota DOT calls their snowplows. They’re holding a contest to name snowplows across the state. You have until February 26th to vote. Then they’ll name winners and rename a snow plow in each of…

Social Distancing: World’s Largest Snow Maze

Spectacular Maze Is Just Out Of Our Reach, In Southern Manitoba

  Too bad the Canadian border is closed due to COVID, because otherwise it would only be about a three hour drive to see this. The world’s largest snow maze! It opened this weekend in Manitoba. At least we can see it in video, and maybe get some ideas from it. An unseasonably warm winter had delayed the build in…