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Special Assessment Hearing in Horace Gets Heated

There will be a Horace City Council meeting taking place on Monday

HORACE, N.D.– The meeting was to protest special assessments related to projects currently in plan by the city of Horace. Levi Bachmeier, the business manager at West Fargo Public Schools was in attendance and petitioned against the assessment on 63rd. “Lower the amount being assessed against the district, and being able to come up with an amount that is justifiable…

Democratic Candidate for North Dakota Governor Lays Out Her COVID-19 Plans

Dr. Lenz also has policies that she says will slow the virus and speed up a stable economic recovery

NORTH DAKOTA — Dr. Shelley Lenz says the plan is based on the incident command system which she says it’s the best practice for dealing with crisis management. Some of the goals are to implement robust and reliable testing, work with surrounding states to reduce interstate transmission, and improve plans as new information becomes available. Dr. Lenz also has policies…

LIVE: Chalkfest 2020

Not a cancellation you have to chalk up to the pandemic!

During the pandemic, bright spots have seemed few and far between. But this weekend, there’s a bright and colorful festival going on right here in the metro perfect for you and the whole family. It’s Chalkfest 2020 — and it’s great to hear about a gathering whose cancellation hasn’t had to be chalked up to Covid-19. There are some changes…

Sargent County Rancher Finds Innovative Ways To Sell Her Products

Block's sales includes steaks, ground beef, and brisket

HAVANA, N.D. — Lacey Block is a sixth generation cattle rancher from Havana, North Dakota, south of Fargo in Sargent County. “It kind of just runs in our blood and there’s nothing else we want to do in this world,” said Lacey Block. She says in September of last year, she started to see that the amount of time and…

The Village Provides A Free Walk-In For Those Struggling During COVID-19

The service is available every Wednesday now through December 9th.

MOORHEAD, Minn.- The session is available in person or through zoom. People may receive a mental health screening, referrals to services and other supports. Those who do the in-person sessions will have to wait in their vehicle until they are called in. For staff at The Village, it was important to be able to provide access to those struggling without…

Horace Lutheran Church Hosts Series Of Food Truck Lunches

Horace hopes to mix up their community's lunch menu

HORACE, N.D. — The City of Horace is bringing some more variety to their lunch options in the community. Each Wednesday the Horace Lutheran Church hosts a food truck lunch in their parking lot. Vendors such as Soul Taco, Texas Best Express, and Crepe Paradise have participated in the event. The event runs from 11 am until 2 pm. Horace…

Fargo Public Schools seeks input on name of Woodrow Wilson High School

FARGO, N.D.–Fargo Public Schools is asking community members to provide input regarding the name of Woodrow Wilson High School. The school’s name has been a hot button topic among community members and the school board in recent weeks. Community members have used Woodrow Wilson’s racist past as fuel for changing the school’s name. Anyone wishing to provide input on the…

MN Issues New State Health Department Guidelines for Parents

How to tell if your child should stay home from in-person class, and for how long.

The Minnesota State Health Department is releasing a new guide for parents this morning about symptoms that mean your kids should stay home from school during the pandemic. It’s coming at a critical time, as flu season starts to collide with the coronavirus pandemic. Experts say both illnesses can mimic each other. They also say it is also possible to…

Moorhead Rotary Club Hosts Food Drive For Churches United

More than one hundred people stopped by the Moorhead Center Mall to donate items. 

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Russ Hanson grew up in a family that always lends a helping hand. The positive influence that surrounded him through childhood drove him to eventually join the Moorhead Rotary Club. “The community here as well as in other places has been very, very good to me, and this is one way that I can do something to…

Ag Commissioners Discuss State of the Industry

Big Iron Farm Show returns to West Fargo for its 40th year

WEST FARGO, N.D. — The picture painted by North Dakota and Minnesota’s Ag Commissioners at the Big Iron Farm Show for the remainder of 2020 and the future of 2021 is not a pretty one. “When you see almost a couple of thousand dairy farms go out of business, it’s a big deal,” said North Dakota Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring….