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Grand Forks & Dilworth Announce Mosquito Spraying Scheduled For This Week

Weather permitting; the City of Dilworth will be spraying for mosquitoes on Wednesday, July 24th or Thursday, July 25th, 2019. Spraying will begin at 8:00 p.m. 

GRAND FORKS, ND – EAST GRAND FORKS, MN — The Cities of Grand Forks and East Grand Forks have scheduled citywide spraying for mosquitoes for tonight, Tuesday, July 23rd. East Grand Forks will spray from approximately 8:00 p.m. until midnight and Grand Forks from 9:00 p.m. until midnight. As of Monday, July 22nd, Grand Forks Mosquito Control has not identified…

Graffiti Artist Creates ‘Unity’ Mural for Fargo Police

The department is trying to build positive relationships between officers and young people

FARGO, N.D. — A new mural is covering the wall of the Fargo Police Substation on 25th Street South, but its main purpose isn’t just to look good. “I think it’s gonna speak to young people especially. The way our artist Alex Lopez is creating it and expressing it, the words on they are reflecting what we’re trying to do….

NDSU Summer Camp Aims to Ignite Kids’ Passions Through STEM

more than 300 kids are in the camp

FARGO, N.D. — Hundreds of kids aren’t at the pool, playing video games or doing any other activities they normally do during the summer. KVRR’s Danielle Church tells us how they’re continuing to stimulate their minds while also having fun. Students are creating a buzz at NDSU, thanks to some help from a bunch of drones. “We have programmed some…

Moorhead City Council Votes to Recognize Indigenous Peoples’ Day

"She asked me why are you crying, and I said I'm crying because I'm happy," said Chalsey Snyder, Treasure for the Fargo Native American Commission

MOORHEAD, Minn.–The City of Moorhead votes to create a new holiday. “She asked me why are you crying, and I said I’m crying because I’m happy,” said Chalsey Snyder, Treasure for the Fargo Native American Commission. The city council voted 7 to 1 in favor of the resolution, recognizing Indigenous Peoples’ Day on the second Monday of October. The only council…

Kids Learn Wonders of Baking at Cupcake Camp

THE TWO-DAY CLASS TEACHES THEM HOW TO MAKE CUPCAKES FROM BEGINNING TO END

FARGO, N.D. – If your kid loves baking, your kitchen probably ends up covered in flour and sugar more often than you’d like. A two–day summer camp is teaching youngsters how to make their own cupcakes in a commercial kitchen, leaving the mess outside of the house. Kids learn to make everything from scratch, including the batter and frosting. The…

Fake Dish Network And Arvig Workers Attempt To Gain Access To Homes

They have been going door to door in Mahnomen

MAHNOMEN, MN — Mahnomen County Sheriff’s Office is warning people about individuals posing as Dish Network and Arvig workers. They have been going door to door in Mahnomen in an attempt to get inside homes. Authorities say if you have not requested services through Arvig, Dish Network or any other type of service provider, do not let them inside and…

North Dakota Secretary of State Approves Format For Legal Weed Petition

The group will need to collect about 27,000 signatures by February to get it on the June 2020 ballot

BISMARCK, ND — The format of a petition to make cannabis legal in North Dakota has been approved by the secretary of state. The group behind the effort initially withdrew the petition to make some clarifications. The constitutional initiated measure would allow a person to grow, process and possess up to 12 cannabis plants. It would also license and regulate…

Theresa Caputo Live! The Experience Coming To Alerus Center

star of the hit TLC series "Long Island Medium"

GRAND FORKS, ND — If you are in Grand Forks in November, you’ll be able to receive healing messages delivered in person by the “Long Island Medium”. Theresa Caputo, the star of the hit TLC series “Long Island Medium” will be at the Alerus Center on Friday, November 8. Caputo shares personal stories about her life and explains how her…

2020 Census Job Applications Being Taken This Week In Moorhead

U.S. Census Bureau staff will be at Moorhead Public Library Wednesday and Thursday

MOORHEAD, MN — 2020 Census workers are needed and you can apply this week in Moorhead. There are multiple 2020 Census jobs that are available. They provide great pay, flexible hours, weekly pay, and paid training. U.S. Census Bureau staff will be at Moorhead Public Library from 4 to 8 on Wednesday and again from 1 to 5 on Thursday….

Public Veterans Services Roundtable Discussions Will Be Held Next Week

Meet With Staff From Sen. Amy Klobuchar's Office And Others

DILWORTH, MN — Veterans and those caring for veterans are encouraged to meet with Sen. Amy Klobuchar’s staff during stops in our area on July 30. Stops are scheduled in Dilworth, Ada and Mahnomen. They will hold discussions alongside representatives from the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs, County Veteran Service Officers, and Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development. They…