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Marcus Theatres ensures guest safety with increased COVID-19 restrictions

"Besides masks, we also have partitions. We ask that we do as best we can to maintain social distancing."

FARGO, N.D. — As business restrictions ease up, a local movie theater is welcoming guests back with COVID precautionary guidelines to ensure safety. As restrictions are reduced, it may lead people to want to get out of their homes for some entertainment. “All of our theaters and auditoriums are not at 50 percent, some are below 50 percent to maintain…

Local gun stores try to meet demand as gun and ammunition sales spike

Price says it all started last March when the pandemic first hit.

FARGO, N.D.- Local gun stores are seeing a spike in gun and ammunition purchases. Michael Price from Bill’s Gun Shop and Range in Fargo says it’s been a while since they’ve been able to take a break. “Oh, we’ve definitely been busy,” Price said. He says meeting demand has been quite a task. “It’s been a little bit of a…

Moorhead church helps reach and feed more people in need of warm meals

The meals change on a daily basis and are free of charge.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A local church is partnering up with Churches United to reach more people in need of a warm meal. Trinity Lutheran Church is helping provide the extra space for more people to enjoy the warmth of the indoors as well as freshly prepared meals. The partnership comes after Churches United had to limit capacity to ensure social…

“Feed the Angels” fundraiser supports local businesses while feeding frontline workers

Small businesses and frontline workers continue to be impacted by the pandemic

FARGO, N.D. — Danette Nicoloff of Fargo is a dance mom at heart. “Right now, we should be fundraising for dance. That’s what we do,” she explains. “When the dance season essentially was canceled because of COVID, there was a real void in my life.” Rather than put her fundraising skills to bed, she decided to fill that void with…

Plains Art Museum exhibit showcases 2020 civil rights movements

FARGO, N.D. – Plains Art Musuem opens the Human Rights Festival Exhibit in its third annual showcase. Presented by the Human Family, this year’s exhibit focuses on the civil rights movements in 2020. Pieces show children detained at the border, COVID-19 and racial injustice. The showcase also addresses North Dakota Native American issues. The exhibit will run until January 23rd….

Highway Patrol says ‘contingencies’ in place for possible armed protesters

BISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR) – The North Dakota Highway Patrol is preparing for the possibility of armed demonstrators arriving at the state capitol in Bismarck in the coming days. The FBI is warning that armed protests could occur at all 50 state capitals and in Washington, D.C. in the days leading up to President-elect Biden’s inauguration on Jan. 20. “The NDHP…

Walz to visit Minnesota historical sites

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Gov. Tim Walz plans to visit several American history monuments across Minnesota this week as part of a call for peace and civility following an attack on the U.S. Capitol by a pro-Trump mob last week. Walz’s first stop will be the Minnesota History Center in St. Paul on Tuesday, followed by Wasioja Historic District in…