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Ag Leaders Discuss Devastating Impact Coronavirus Has on Commodity Prices

Since the outbreak began, the price of wheat has fallen three percent, corn 15 percent, soybeans 10 percent and ethanol 38 percent.

FARGO, N.D. – Leaders in the agriculture industry are discussing the massive impact the coronavirus has on commodity prices. Since the outbreak began, the price of wheat has fallen three percent, corn 15 percent, soybeans 10 percent and ethanol 38 percent. House Agriculture Committee Chairman Congressman Collin Peterson says that the economic impact on ethanol is massive and he is…

LIVE: Get Your Garden On

Because right now our neighborhoods look more like they're growing blankets than food and flowers.

Gardens are big right now — or at least, a lot of people want them to be. Unfortunately, if you just couldn’t wait and went ahead with planting out, you might have a yard right now that looks a little more like you’re growing blankets than tomatoes and petunias. Our late-season frost struck hard at the hearts of seasoned gardeners…

Motorcoach Companies Caravaning Across American To Save Industry And Jobs

The buses are expecting to make it to D.C. by Wednesday

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — The wheels of business may be halted for thousands of motorcoach companies around the country as the vehicles are parked. But a band of owners are shifting into gear to get funding in D.C. Minnesota Charter Bus Association working with companies in all 50 states is coming together for “Rolling For Awareness.” “If we don’t get…

Sons Of Norway Set To Reopen Monday With Remodeled Kitchen

The restaurant has been doing pick-up and curbside orders for customers.

FARGO, N.D. — A iconic Fargo restaurant is re-opening it’s doors after a kitchen remodel and new steps put in place to protect customers. The Sons Of Norway’s door are set to re-open to the public starting Monday. The restaurant has been doing pick-up and curbside orders for customers. The Fargo business also re-arranged the dinning room to better follow…

Minnesota Businesses React To Cold Weather Fishing Opener Along With New Restrictions

The orders include limiting travel, not going in large groups and maintaining social distancing.

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — In Detroit Lakes, shop owners say it’s not the usual bustling Saturday opener they normally see walking in. “I think the main rush will happen at the start of the week now once the weather warms up, it’s supposed to get better out than people will really come out in force when it’s actually enjoyable to…

West Acres Rolls Out New Rules At Re-Opening, Not All Shops Open

Some of the stores still closed include Victoria's Secret, JC Penney and Macy's. Best Buy is open by appointment and curbside pickup only.

FARGO, N.D. — The doors may be open at West Acres Mall in Fargo but you may notice some changes on your next trip. The food court space is limited to just one section, the furniture is gone and new signage is posted everywhere. “We need people to come in here and work with us on this. We are requesting…

Local Business Owner Reacts To New MN COVID-19 Fishing Regulations

Governor Tim Walz says he does not want people from out of state coming in for the opener.

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — The fishing opener starts on Saturday but before you think about picking up a rod and heading out on the boat the DNR has new rules. The department recommends people to follow the stay-at-home order by limiting travel to a fishing spot. They also recommended you only go with those you live with and maintain social…

ND dentists try to provide safe environment for patients to receive non-emergency dental care

The dentist office is providing personal protective equipment for patients and staff, using an air-purifier and requiring patients to wait in their cars

FARGO, N.D. — Dental offices in North Dakota are now open for individuals to take care of non-emergency dental needs. Dr. Brenda Barfield of Friendly Smiles Cosmetic Dentistry in Fargo is reminding those that may still be hesitant that it is necessary to visit in order to take care of those needs. Her office is taking precautions to ensure a…

LIVE: Help for Small Businesses

Thinking of making another try for the coronavirus relief loans? Here's what to know before you apply.

The second round of federal funds for small businesses hit hard by the coronavirus is going fast. And if your business needs help, Small Business Administration officials in our region say you should apply now. The first round of help was quickly swallowed up by a number of applicants, some of whom turned out to be large corporations. That’s when…

Rustica “humbled” by support from Moorhead community amidst plans to reopen

The restaurant is planning to reopen on May 19th for take-out

MOORHEAD, Minn. — One of Moorhead’s most popular dining spots is getting ready to reopen thanks to some help from the community. Rustica closed it’s doors on March 28th after the statewide stay-at-home-order took effect in Minnesota. Over a month later, the restaurant is hoping to get back to take-out orders by May 19th. They started a Gofundme page with…