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Longspur Prairie Fund Works to Revitalize One of Our Area’s Micro-Prairies

The Rourke Art Museum micro-prairie represents a smaller version of an actual high plains prairie

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The Longspur Prairie Fund and The Rourke Art Museum are working to revitalize its micro-prairie after our long winter. The micro-prairie, which is located in the front and back of the museum, represents a smaller version of an actual high plains prairie. People can help by removing any plastic and reseeding the area. The Longspur Prairie Fund director…

Moorhead DQ Offers Spuddy Dilly Bars in Honor of Moorhead High School

The bars are vanilla soft-served ice cream dipped in Moorhead Dairy Queen's Spud orange cone dip

MOORHEAD, MN– The Moorhead Dairy Queen is giving its Moorhead High School Spud’s a little bit of love with its limited-time Spuddy Dilly Bars. The bars are vanilla soft-served ice cream dipped in Moorhead Dairy Queen’s Spud orange cone dip. This is the second year the Moorhead location is selling these bars. According to the Moorhead Spud History Twitter page,…

Funeral Details for DNR Conservation Officer

The visitation and funeral are open to the public.

PINE CITY, MN —  Funeral details have been finalized for Minnesota DNR Conservation Officer Eugene Wynn, who died in the line of duty Friday, April 19 while responding to a call on Cross Lake in Pine City. The visitation and funeral are open to the public. VISITATION: Friday, April 26, from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Pine City…

West Fargo’s Spring Stench From Lagoons Will Be Gone… In About 10 Years

The city will hook up a switchpipe to the city of Fargo at the end of the summer

WEST FARGO, N.D. — If you get just the right wind to hit your nostrils, that’s when you’ll know spring has sprung in West Fargo. “A swamp, kind of like a field of cows,” said Danell Phelps, owner of Ladybug Latte, near the lagoons. Every year, the lagoons trap gases like hydrogen sulfide under the ice. So when they get…

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…

Mandan Bar Owners Fight Over Mural

City officials argue that the business doesn't have a permit for the outdoor artwork.

MANDAN, N.D. – The owners of a Mandan bar say they’re prepared to take legal action to fight the city’s demands that they paint over their Western-themed mural. The Mandan City Commission ordered the Lonesome Dove last month to remove its mural of a horseman against brown hills at sunset. City officials argue that the business doesn’t have a permit…

Step Aside Easter Bunny: All Animals Celebrate at Red River Zoo

Animals and kids got treats for the holiday

  FARGO, N.D. — This Easter, the bunny can step aside. “They have polar bears, ostriches, armadillos and monkeys,” said 7-year-old Daxton Buckle. “A turtle. I like the otters and the wolves,” said 8-years-old Elena and 7-year-old Eli Medina. “I think I like the cats. I like that some of them are soft,” said 5-year-old Madeline Anglin. It’s all about…

Wild Terra Cider Will Plant a Tree for Every Drink Sold This Easter

the bar is doing it to kickoff Earth Week

FARGO, N.D. — This is one of the few times that drinking cider will also help the environment. For every cider sold at Wild Terra this Easter, the bar will plant one tree. Last year, Wild Terra planted 100 trees. The bar’s philosophy has always been about giving back to our planet, but they’re doing the promotion to kickoff Earth week….

Red River Zoo Welcomes Two Sister Eurasian Lynx

Eurasian Lynx have been on the zoo's collection plan since it opened

FARGO, N.D.–The Red River Zoo is adding two sister Eurasian Lynx to its group of cold-weather animals. Jillian and Mirka are the two lynx making the zoo’s new exhibit their home. Eurasian Lynx have been on the zoo’s collection plan since it opened. The zoo started fundraising a little over a year ago and broke ground on exhibit construction last…