Business

West Acres Partners with The Arts Partnership to Bring Art Studio to Mall

The Art Incubator will hold nineteen individual Art Studios

FARGO, N.D. — West Acres is making good use of the 6,000 remaining square feet of space of the former Sears building. The Mall has partnered with the Arts Partnership to create Aptitude, a brand new studio space for local artists. The space encourages a collaborative environment for artists and the opportunity for the community to support those artists. The Arts…

Metro Area to Celebrate Earth Week Through April 27

Events will be held in Fargo, West Fargo, Moorhead and Dilworth

FARGO, N.D. — City officials from Fargo, West Fargo, Moorhead and Dilworth encourage everyone to celebrate Earth Day by getting involved in eco-friendly activities all week. Each city will have green events going on through April 27. Some of them include poster contests, a waste transformation at the art exhibit and incorporating eco-friendly activities into the elementary schools. A MinnKota spokeswoman…

Willow District, A New Boutique, Holds Grand Opening in South Fargo

The store used to be Jessie Blu in downtown Fargo

FARGO, N.D. — You may remember the store Jessie Blu in downtown Fargo, but now it has a new name and location. The store is rebranded as Willow District and is now in South Fargo. The owner says the boutique’s customers wanted the shop to be closer to them. To celebrate the grand opening, people can enter to win door prizes,…

Twin Cities’ City Pages Names Junkyard Brewing “Best Suburban Brewery”

MINNEAPOLIS – A Twin Cities alternative newspaper names Moorhead’s Junkyard Brewing Best Suburban Brewery. Let me guess what you’re thinking, “Moorhead isn’t anywhere near The Cities!” City Pages has given Junkyard Brewing the title saying “the folks at the Moorhead hype factory have positioned it as an unmissable part of the Minneapolis-St. Paul brewing scene.” Junkyard has had many liquor store…

Business Professionals Learn How Arts Impact Many Areas

This was the second event of a three-part business series

FARGO, N.D. – Business professionals in the F-M area are learning about the impacts of arts on economic development. Event attendees listened to ways the arts impact different areas of the business world. This was the second event of a three-part business series. Dayna Del Val, the CEO and president of The Arts Partnership, says she hopes this event inspires…

4e Winery Sees Overland Flooding Near Mapleton

The water is flowing from the Wheatland Channel that acts as a drainage area

MAPLETON, N.D. — Right now, some say the flooding you’ll see from the Red River in Fargo doesn’t compare to what you’ll see in rural areas. “Just drive 20 miles west and this is what you see. It’s very different perspective and very different view,” said Lisa Cook, owner of 4e Winery. Cook and her husband Greg bought the property…

Fargo Public Works Installs Flood Walls

The public works department spent the morning placing flood walls between 14th & 15th Avenue North on Elm Street

FARGO, N.D. – Fargo Public Works is continuing to install flood walls across the city to help mitigate the impacts of flooding season. The public works department spent the morning placing flood walls between 14th and 15th Avenue North on Elm Street. The department placed other removable flood walls in the Oak Grove area on Monday. Lee Anderson, a public…

The Bar is Back: Hunter C&I Rises From the Ashes Following Fire Last April

There will be a celebrations all day long as part of a grand opening on April 6

HUNTER, N.D. — When Jon Dickson was asked to be the fifth member on the bar’s board, it was an easy decision for him to make. “My grandpa was one of the original people that started the Hunter C&I back in 1947. So I have a family tie to or connection to it that I wanted to be a part…

Chamber Ambassadors Thank Sandbagging Volunteers in Moorhead

This is the first day people started sandbagging efforts for the city

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Moorhead officials say if there’s one way to get through the city’s 2019 flood fight, it’s through a team effort. The Fargo-Moorhead-West Fargo Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors and Mayor Jonathan Judd came out to thank all the volunteers who are taking the time out of their day to help the city sandbag. The chamber has previously asked employers…