bonding

Minnesota Gov. Walz Unveils Massive Public Construction Borrowing Bill

Republican leaders have shown little enthusiasm for a big bonding package

FORT SNELLING, MN — Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz has unveiled his first capital spending proposal, a $1.27 billion public construction borrowing bill. $150 million would go to housing. “This proposal will fund a full range of housing choices including supporting housing for people experiencing homelessness, senior housing, family housing and new home ownership opportunities,” said Walz. The package also includes $330…

Baby Camel Overcomes Challenges at Birth to Make Debut at Red River Zoo

Zookeepers enlisted the help of the Minnesota Zoo to make sure she got plasma

FARGO, N.D. — On a stormy June night, a baby Bactrian Camel made her way into the world. But soon after she was born, zookeepers noticed something was off when she tried to feed off her mother. “They usually start to nurse within the first five to eight hours, so we were a little concerned. We wanted to give her as…

MN Gov. Dayton signs $1.4B bonding bill to fund construction projects

ST. PAUL, Minn. (KMSP/KVRR) – Gov. Mark Dayton signed a $1.4 billion bonding bill Wednesday morning for construction projects around the state, despite some serious concerns. The bonding bill passed in the closing moments of the legislative session earlier this month. The bill borrows money and general obligation bonds to fund construction projects around the state. This year’s bill includes $825 million in…

RedHawks Hoping to Bond During Season-Opening Road Trip

The RedHawks play their first six regular-season games on the road

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks wrapped up their exhibition season Wednesday night. Now, it’s on to the regular season, where each game is critical.  That was especially apparent last season, when the RedHawks missed the playoffs by just one game. They start things off on the road for a couple series, and that time together is very important for…

How Mother’s in Fargo are Celebrating Their Day with Their Kiddos

Especially while being able to laugh, craft and say thank you

FARGO, N.D. — Mother’s Day is being celebrated all over the country but mama’s here in Fargo are doing more than just that. Mom’s in Fargo are spending the day with those who made them a parent. To some, Mother’s Day is about the hearts and flowers and sending our thanks to those who brought us into this world. But…

Council Member Hopeful for Railroad Underpass

The underpass would be on the south side of Moorhead High School

A $42 million railroad underpass project south of Moorhead High School is included in Governor Dayton’s bonding bill. A city council member says this project is crucial to maintaining public safety. A big concern is that emergency crews come from Fargo and get delayed when a train is rolling through town. This project would separate the traffic between trains and…