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MATBUS Operating Fare Free, Closing Ground Transportation Center to Public

By not collecting fees or selling bus passes, staff can more effectively follow federal, state and local health guidelines.

FARGO, N.D.–MATBUS will no longer be charging a fee to ride buses beginning Monday, March 23 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The company says by not collecting fees or selling bus passes, staff can more effectively follow federal, state and local health guidelines. The Ground Transportation Center at 502 NP Avenue will close to the public on Monday as well….

Beloved Bus Driver To Be Buried In School Bus-Themed Casket

Glen Davis spent 55 years as a school bus driver for Grand Meadow Schools

GRAND MEADOW, Minn. — A beloved school bus driver is honored with a special school bus-themed casket after passing away over the weekend in Grand Meadow, Minnesota. That is south of Rochester. 88-year-old Glen Davis was a lifelong resident of Grand Meadow and spent 55 years as a school bus driver for Grand Meadow Schools. His bus kids lovingly called…

MATBUS Kicks Off “I Go Eco” Challenge

The bus system is awarding those who use eco-friendly methods of transportation

  FARGO, N.D. — MATBUS wants you to “go green with your routine.” The bus system is kicking off its 9th annual “I Go Eco” Challenge. It’s urging community members to use eco–friendly methods of transportation at least once a week over the next month. Those who do can submit an online entry for a chance to win prizes like…

Bus Driver And Kids Checked Out After Crashing With Pickup Near Wheaton

The pickup driver was airlifted to Fargo and his injuries are not believed to be life-threatening

WHEATON, MN — A school bus rolled after colliding with a pickup this morning near Wheaton. The Traverse County Sheriff’s Office says there were seven children on the bus, between the ages of 5 and 15. The children and bus driver were all checked at Sanford in Wheaton. No one was seriously hurt. The pickup driver was airlifted to Fargo and…

Bison Fans Feeling Lucky Number 7 on Their Bus Ride Down to Frisco

From Bismarck to Frisco, with stops in Jamestown, Valley City, Fargo and Sioux Falls, the herd is enjoying the atmosphere in the bus "mobile tailgating"

FARGO, N.D. — Fans are feeling lucky number seven as they head to Frisco. And their off, but first, let’s rewind. “She has been packed since ten o’clock sitting in the house waiting to go if that tells you anything,” said Tom Fenner, a fan. It’s that time again, the journey to the F-C-S National Championship game. “Every year is…

School Bus Rolls Over in Slushy Conditions, Kids Injured

NEAR KULM, N.D. – Kids suffer minor injuries after a school bus rollover near Kulm, North Dakota. It happened around 5:50 Thursday night. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says the driver, a 46-year-old Kulm man, was heading west on Highway 13 when he lost control on a curve because of the slushy conditions. The bus then entered the ditch, rolled…

Country Singing Star Praises Local Businesses After His Bus Breaks Down

Neal McCoy was heading from North Dakota Country Fest in New Salem to the Hodag Country Festival in Rhinelander, Wisconsin

Neal McCoy and Businesses That Helped Him Get Back On The RoadFARGO, N.D. — A country music star heading from North Dakota Country Fest in New Salem to the Hodag Country Festival in Rhinelander, Wisconsin breaks down near Valley City. Neal McCoy got some help from a company in West Fargo and another in Fargo. Luckily he broke down in…

“Tour De Craft” Lets People Explore Local Breweries

Organizers say the goal is to let people explore the rapidly growing craft beer scene

FARGO, N.D. — Midwest Radio of Fargo–Moorhead put on a craft beer tour so people could explore local breweries. Over 50 people were at the sold–out event, and a bus took tourists to four different local hot spots. They stopped at Kilstone, Flatland, Prairie Brothers, and Rustica. Organizers say the goal of the event was to get people to explore the…