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Spitfire closes Detroit Lakes restaurant

Courtesy: SpitfireDETROIT LAKES, Minn. (KVRR) – The Spitfire restaurant in Detroit Lakes says on Facebook it’s closing because “we haven’t been able to hire enough people to provide a level of service and quality that meets Spitfire’s standards.” The business says it will fulfill all catering events on its schedule. “We have enjoyed the years we’ve spent in Detroit Lakes…

Moorhead looks for ideas on new library & community center

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – Moorhead City Council approves a future ballot question asking people about a city sales tax to fund a new regional library and community center. They hosted a gathering at the Hjemkomst Center to bounce ideas off each other. Some of the amenities that might be inside the new community center include an indoor playground and a…

Fargo Commissioners Vote 5-0 To Divest From Russia Dealings

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Fargo is taking a stand against Russia’s invasion of Ukraine by divesting in businesses the city has a contractual relationship with. The resolution to show support for Ukraine was introduced by Commissioner Arlette Preston, who is a candidate for mayor. She says she personally knows people who have family in harms way in Ukraine and that…

Nosh Kitchen will close downtown Fargo shop

The store will stay open until March 31.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — A downtown business announces it will soon close. Nosh Kitchen opened in early December in the former Twist location. The shop sells baked goods and take & bake meals. In a post to Facebook, owners of Nosh say the last day of business will be March 31st. They plan is to return to being an at-home…

The Spud Jr in EGF finds innovative way to provide outdoor dining amid pandemic

The business opened four heated pods that are available between 4 and 10pm.

EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn. (KVRR) – The Spud Jr in East Grand Forks opens outdoor pods to provide dining services for those in the community. The Spud Jr. owner Justin LaRocque says that having to deal with the pandemic on top of the everyday hurdles of opening a new business has been something very hard to navigate. “On top of…

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…