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LIVE: Red River Market Making Changes For COVID-19

First Market Set For Saturday, July 11th

  The Red River Market is back starting this weekend, with some big changes because of COVID-19. The first market of the year is this Saturday, July 11th, from 10-2 downtown. To promote social distancing, the market will spread out over twice as much space. All vendors will wear masks. Customers are asked to as well. Each vendor will have…

Social Distancing: More Puzzling Developments

A Pandemic Can Make You Do Things You Never Thought You'd Do Before

  Life is different right now. Life is weird. A lot of us are acting in ways we never have before, wearing masks to get groceries, sanitizing everything all the time. The pandemic and social distancing are also giving us chances to try new things that would have sounded crazy just a few months ago. It’s a necessity for some…

Food Safety For The Fourth

Make Sure Your Cookout Is Clean

  If you’re planning a 4th of July cookout, make sure you’re keeping your food safe. The USDA is stressing the importance of food safety as more people turn to home cookouts during COVID-19. Some of the best tips to follow this weekend are keeping raw meat away from prepared food, checking to make sure your meat is hot enough…

Social Distancing: The Gift Of Hamilton

Iconic Musical Available To Stream Now Due To Pandemic

  People are going gaga over Hamilton on Disney+ this morning. The musical is streaming because of COVID-19. But too much traffic can cause problems for streaming sites. I have a friend who stayed up until 2 a.m. Friday to watch Hamilton as soon as humanely possible. Then she got this error message. Imagine waiting years to see something and…

LIVE: Golden Drive Strives To Meet Growing Need From People In Need

You Can Help Support Group's Community Relief Event

  The demand at shelters and food pantries is rising due to COVID-19. Even during a pandemic, you can still help. Golden Drive is collecting food, hygiene items and baby items for its Community Relief Event starting June 30th through July 16th. You can drop off items from a safe social distance at the West Fargo Fire Department from eight…

Social Distancing: Help With Hair

It's Either Sport A Mullet Or Get A Home Haircut

  I’ve put something off for too long during the pandemic. And it’s getting to the point where I have to do something. I’m talking about hair. It’s been more than four months since I’ve gotten a cut. Check out the clip of me in late February right after my last cut. Everything’s looking nice and tight. Now, it’s getting…

LIVE: Get Active During COVID-19 To Reduce Mortality Risk

How Much 30 Minutes Of Activity Can Lower Your Risk Of Death

  If you’re looking for motivation to get off the couch and get active during COVID-19, here’s some. It could save your life. Sanford nurse practioner Morgan Rinke tells KVRR that replacing 30 minutes of couch time with physical activity can make a big difference in your overall health. She cites a study that says 30 extra minutes of light…

Social Distancing: Quarantine Cat Videos

Plus, Birds Of A Feather Flock Together At An Animal Rescue

  Thursday we ran a story on a quarantine cat film festival to help support independent theaters that had to close during COVID-19. It’s an entire film stitched together with short cat videos, and it sounds like a comforting thing right about now. We implored you to send your quarantine cat videos in as well, and Tracy came through for…

LIVE: Foster Care Certification Moving Online

Nexus-PATH Making It Easier To Help Kids In Need During COVID-19.

  The need for foster parents is growing during COVID-19. But now, you can complete almost the entire process remotely with Nexus-PATH Family Planning.The group says nearly 90 kids are waiting for foster homes across the state. With COVID-19, Nexus-PATH has moved most of the foster parent certification process online. Zoom meetings are replacing in-person visits. In some ways, it’s…

LIVE: Great Plains Food Bank Partnering With USDA To Bring 1 Million Lbs. Of Food To People In Need

Farmers To Families Food Box Program Helps Farmers Hit By COVID-19 Find Use For Crops They Can't Sell

  The Great Plains Food Bank could be coming to a town near you with a truck full of food that helps people in need and farmers around the country during COVID-19. The food bank is partnering with the USDA for the Farmers to Families Food Box Program. Farmers who saw their sales drop during the pandemic are supplying Great…