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West Fargo Fire Department encourages residents to Adopt a Hydrant before winter arrives

It can take about 20 minutes to clear a hydrant after an average snowfall.

WEST FARGO, N.D.–West Fargo residents are encouraged to Adopt a Hydrant before the winter season officially arrives in order to save the West Fargo Fire Department time and possibly save lives. Anyone who Adopts a Hydrant is asked to clear a three foot radius around the hydrant and use the online tool to mark the hydrant as clear. According to…

Fargo-based Steffes Group reaches 60 years in business

Success built on hard work and a family willing to work together.

FARGO, N.D – A company is honored by The Fargo-Moorhead-West Fargo Chamber of Commerce on three Generations of Success. Steffes Group Celebrates 60 years in business. Founder Robert Steffes remembers the days when he all he had was his microphone, mind and truck. Now, he’s astonished at the growing company that employs his son, grandson and many other family members….

Fargo Brewing Company launches new beer for breast cancer awareness

Limited pink lager benefits the Real Men Wear Pink campaign

FARGO, N.D. “Today we are launching a raspberry hibiscus pink lager in support of the Real Men Wear Pink campaign for the American Cancer Society.” Co founder of Fargo Brewing Company, Aaron Hill said. The new pink themed beer is so limited that it will only be available for a short amount of time. “So the deal is starting today…

Cass County voters line up at polls on first day of early voting

Ramada becomes voting hot spot as election nears.

FARGO, N.D. – Early voting is underway in Cass County and elections officials say people started lining up an hour before the polls opened at the Ramada. It’s one of three locations open in Fargo and West Fargo to cast your ballot. Election officials say about one thousand votes were cast in the first two hours at the three polling…

Stakeholders discuss moving the aviation industry forward

Aviation continues to be one of the hardest-hit industries by COVID-19

FARGO, N.D. — With no end in sight to the pandemic and the fear of flying still on people’s minds, airlines and airports are continuing to struggle financially. But in Fargo, passenger volume has been on the rise quicker than in the rest of the country. “We’re heading in the right direction,” says Hector International Airport Executive Director Shawn Dobberstein….

Sanford Health, Essentia Health see increase in patients

Many more patients are coming in for issues not related to COVID-19. The hospitals say this may be due to people putting off care.

FARGO, N.D. — Of the 153 COVID-19 patients hospitalized in North Dakota, approximately 50% of them are in Fargo. Sanford Health says there has been between 60-70 coronavirus patients at their facility this week and Essentia Health has reported between 10-15 patients. There have been concerns over the hospitals having enough beds to handle these patients, but the facilities say…

Fargo restaurants spent first weekend with 25% capacity guideline

Fargo's Mango's talked to tell what changes they made this weekend to accommodate to the new recommendations

FARGO, N.D.-  It was the first weekend with the Cass County’s new Covid-19 guidelines of 25% capacity for restaurants and bars. Mango’s in Fargo says it’s been following the recommendations closely. The restaurant was already providing and requiring employees and guests to wear masks in the restaurant. The high-rise booths follow social-distancing guidelines. This means it’s able to seat every…

Mayor of Fargo Says He Would Support a Statewide Mask Mandate

He cast the deciding vote against a city-wide mask mandate two weeks ago at the city commission meeting

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo Mayor Tim Mahoney now says he would like to see a statewide mask mandate. He has been largely supportive of the approach to the pandemic taken by Gov. Doug Burgum, who has left much of the policy making up to local leaders. But Mahoney says it would be difficult to enforce a mask mandate in Fargo…