DL Chamber discusses what businesses have accomplished despite the pandemic

This year's Detroit Lakes Economic Summit was all about business resiliency.

DETROIT LAKES, Minn-¬† The Detroit Lakes Chamber of Commerce hosts its annual Economic Summit virtually to discuss what businesses in the city have been able to accomplish despite COVID-19. This year’s Detroit Lakes Economic Summit was all about business resiliency. “It’s just such a great topic because it just shows how you can keep moving forward. There’s always hurdles, but…

Fargo businesses implement a mask mandate as cases continue to rise

Drumconrath Brewing Company in downtown Fargo joins others in making masks mandatory

FARGO, N.D.- While most North Dakota businesses either require or recommend customers wear a mask, a few more are taking steps to encourage you to mask up. Drumconrath Brewing Company in downtown Fargo is making it mandatory. If you’re here for a beer. You must wear mask. Owner Sam Corr says it’s all about doing your part in any way…

Fix It Forward Auto Care to open second location in November

To utilize services at Fix It Forward Ministry, you must be referred by a social services agency in town

FARGO, N.D. — An auto care shop with a mission bigger than just fixing cars is expanding across the metro. Fix It Forward Auto Care is in the process of opening its second shop on 53rd Avenue South in Fargo. With many businesses closing their doors amid the pandemic, those at the business say they feel lucky to be expanding….

Haunted Farm Is Bringing The Spook To The Metro On Friday

The farm will be open every Friday and Saturday through October.

MOORHEAD, Minn.-¬† Haunted Farm in Moorhead is getting ready to open its doors and bring some horror to Fargo-Moorhead. Mel Nygaard has been bringing terror to the metro for the last two decades. “I enjoy it, I just enjoy haunted houses,” Mel Nygaard said. Before it provided some scares, it was a horse drawn hayride. “Ended up with a haunted…

Last Day for Moorhead’s Tastee Freez

One of the owners say they're coming back next year with a new name.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Tastee Freez opens its doors for the last day of the season and the last day under that name. To say it’s been a challenging year for Moorhead’s Tastee Freez is an understatement. Construction on the 20th and 21st Street underpass project has caused a lot of inconvenience for the business. “They’ve shut down roads. They’ve made…

Cancelled NDSU fall football season may have impact on local businesses

For Grand Junction Grilled Subs, being near the Fargodome and NDSU meant seeing an influx of customers.

FARGO, N.D- COVID-19 has already taken a toll on many businesses in the F-M area. “All the students gone, there goes our big wave of cash flow that usually gets us through a slow summer. So, that was kind of tricky, the other part too is with the social distancing, we switched to takeout and delivery only, but just with…

South Dakota Governor’s Ad Invites Business Owners to Cross the Border

Gov. Kristi Noem says, "Because our state celebrates freedom like none other, especially for anyone running a company.

PIERRE, S.D. — South Dakota’s Governor Kristi Noem uses COVID-19 restrictions to lure Minnesota businesses to cross the border. Noem says, “Because our state celebrates freedom like none other, especially for anyone running a company. When it comes to supporting growth and eliminating government heavy-handed interference, South Dakota means business.” In an online ad, Governor Noem tells business owners to…

Icewind Brewing In Mapleton Celebrates Grand Opening

They hope this 3-day celebration can bring in both new and returning customers for years to come.

MAPLETON, N.D. — After eight weeks of waiting, Icewind Brewing is ready to run its 3-day grand opening, giving people an opportunity to enjoy themselves with a cold drink outdoors. “There are a lot of breweries in town, making a lot of good beer, but there are a lot of classic styles that have been neglected, so we are trying…

Motorcoach Industry Asking For Help From Washington, D.C. Due To Pandemic

In Congress, the CERTS Act is being debated that would give out 10 billion dollars in relief money towards busing companies.

MOORHEAD, MINN. –“It’s tough to have to sit here and not do anything you know; it’s just not having any income coming in,” Triangle Coach Service¬† Owner Dave Helms said. Minnesota motorcoach companies are demanding action from Washington as business continues to be at a standstill since March. In Congress, the CERTS Act is being debated that would give out…