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Eddie Van Halen dies after cancer battle

(CNN)Eddie Van Halen, the renowned lead guitarist of iconic rock group Van Halen, has died, according to a social media post by his son. He was 65. “He was the best father I could ever ask for,” his son, Wolf Van Halen, wrote in a note posted to Twitter. “Every moment I’ve shared with him on and off stage was…

LIVE: 100 Markets

We're all looking for something to celebrate in this crazy year.

By now, you’re probably eager to hear some good news for the region, given the news cycle we’ve all been dragged through since the pandemic struck. So that’s why this weekend could be the perfect opportunity to celebrate. “100 Markets” is coming to the metro Saturday, as the Red River Market makes it to the big milestone since its inception…

Bars, restaurants prepare for first fall Bison football game

The Bison football season normally brings with it hundreds of thousands of dollars in visitor spending

FARGO, N.D. — The NDSU football season normally brings with it big dollars to the metro. Those at the Fargo-Moorhead Convention and Visitors Bureau estimate every home game during a normal season brings in between $500,000 to $600,000. “People are spending money at our restaurants, they’re spending money in our stores, they’re spending money in the bars and the hotels,…

Buffalo River Pumpkin Patch opens for the season

GLYNDON, Minn. — Despite cooler weather, the Buffalo River Pumpkin Patch still had a successful opening weekend. The pumpkin patch off of Highway 10 in Glyndon has many activities for kids including a barrel car ride, a trike track, and of course, the pumpkin patch where kids can pick their own pumpkins. There’s also several different options food and a…

Bismarck Big Boy brings food truck to Fargo

Their food truck was parked outside of Fargo Brewing Company for the day.

FARGO BREWING CO., FARGO, N.D.– The Bismarck Big Boy has brought their food truck to Fargo. The food truck was parked at the Fargo Brewing Company, where they visit regularly in the Summer. Their famous menu drew a crowd even before the opening at noon, which continued to grow throughout the day. Many who were in attendance enjoyed outdoor seating…

The Arts Partnership brings chalk art to Red River Zoo visitors

FARGO, N.D.– The Arts Partnership hosted its annual ChalkFest at the Red River zoo. Visitors at the zoo were greeted by local artists and their sidewalk drawings. The zoo also hosted several musicians as part of their collaboration with The Arts Partnership. The zoo says they host this event to encourage the community to support local art and local conservation….

LIVE: Zoo Brew 2020

Kick off a wild weekend with us.

By now, they’re old pros at this social distancing thing, and there’s no better time to prove it than during the last weekend of the summer. Zoo Brews 2020 is Friday night at the Red River Zoo and you can raise a glass to the wildest folks around in the region. More than 20 different beers are available, as well…

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…