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Construction On Main Avenue Moving Into Phase 4

On Saturday everything from Broadway through the intersection of 8th street north and south will be fully open.

FARGO, N.D. — Project Managers with Dakota Underground say the construction being done on Main Avenue in Downtown Fargo has moved to Phase 4. West of 10th street to University is now fully open. Workers are recommending you still take the the detour on Main Avenue. On Saturday everything from Broadway through the intersection of 8th street north and south…

West Fargo’s August Cruise Night gets the green light

Anyone with symptoms or recent exposure to the virus is asked to stay home.

WEST FARGO, N.D.–After West Fargo’s June and July Cruise Nights were canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the City has announced the event will happen on August 20. However, the event will look different in order to follow state and federal guidelines. There will be a limit of 200 cars which will be parked along the street for the entire…

Pet Connection: Meet Elm

A dog whose spirit is as big as her namesake.

Here in the Fargo metro area, we love our beautiful elm tree canopy that graces the city’s oldest boulevards and walkways. And Elm is a dog who’s just as beautiful as they are. She comes to this week’s Pet Connection from the wonderful volunteers at 4 Luv of Dog rescue. She’s a little over a year old, a pit bull…

Fargo School Board will discuss renaming multiple district buildings

FARGO, ND — Fargo School Board’s Governance Committee recommended the full board come up with new policies regarding the renaming of school district facilities. The committee will again discuss the topic at their next meeting on August 11. The discussion stemmed from a community meeting last week where residents asked the Fargo Human Rights commission to request the school board…

Car nearly ends up in Fargo City Pool

FARGO, N.D. – A close call for a suspected intoxicated driver. Fargo police on a traffic stop in the area of Broadway and Main around 1:30 a.m. Thursday witnessed a vehicle strike a parked car and leave the scene. Officers found the heavily damaged hit-and-run car a short distance away. It had crashed through an iron fence at the Island…

Grand Forks sheriff’s corporal returns to work after recovering from shooting

Cpl. Ron Nord suffered gunshot wounds to the thigh and stomach while serving eviction papers on May 27th

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — May 27th is a day Grand Forks Sheriff’s corporal Ron Nord will never forget. “I can honestly say that was probably the worst day of my life,” said Nord. While serving eviction papers to a man in his apartment, Nord suffered a gunshot wound to his leg and stomach. The 33-year law enforcement veteran would spend…

Law Enforcement And Health Officials React To MN Mask Mandate

The state joins a growing list of other with mask mandates including Texas, California and Michigan

MOORHEAD, MINN. — “The expectation is that a business owner takes this on their own and treats this governor, staff has mentioned in this press conference that they are treating people like any other customer that they have issues with,”  Moorhead Police Captain Deric Swenson said. People across Minnesota are in for changes on Saturday as face masks will be…

Fargo Moorhead Community Theatre Back With New Show On Saturday

The theatre company will be running five shows of the Tony Award winning musical HairSpray.

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Fargo Moorhead Community Theatre is back after being gone for months due to COVID-19. The group is performing outdoors at The Lights in West Fargo. The theatre company will be running five shows of the Tony Award winning musical HairSpray. The show includes new rules for guests. People must wear masks when coming in and leaving…

Officer Involved Shooting in rural Clay County

CLAY COUNTY, MN – The Clay County sheriff reports there’s been an officer-involved shooting overnight. Shortly before 1:30 a.m. Wednesday, a Glyndon police officer tried to stop a vehicle for an equipment violation but the driver failed to pull over and there was a pursuit. During the chase, the officer fired his gun at the vehicle. No one was injured….

Boats ‘Flying off the lot’ as COVID-19 changes Summer plans

FARGO, ND – Boat dealerships are usually busy around March and April, but this year, it’s looking a little different. “It was kind of strangely quiet during those six weeks,” said Matt Edmondson, the General Manager of Tracker Boat Center. Things are starting to heat up however, as family vacations and summer activities were cancelled due to COVID-19. Now, dealers…