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NDSU Helping People Return To School With Degree Completion Program

Potential students are offered the option to choose between online and in-person schooling depending on their needs.

FARGO,N.D. — In an uncertain economy NDSU is offering new ways for people to get back to school. The school is offering a degree completion program for adults with college credits who are looking to finish their degree. Potential students are offered the option to choose between online and in-person schooling depending on their needs. Staff say having the extra…

Dozens Of Cars Line Up For 2nd Day Of Drive-Thru Food Truck Festival

Staff are also reminding people to donate and take advantage of the 5 dollar ticket that you can purchase for front line and essential workers.

FARGO, N.D. — It’s the 2nd day of the Drive Thru Food Truck and business continues to grow. Dozens of cars lined up inside the parking lot at the North Dakota Horse Building waiting for their turn to place an order for some food. All staff are required to wear face masks and gloves at all time and practice social…

Fargo Food Truck Drive Thru Festival Running All Weekend

Customers are asked to pay with a credit card or exact change.

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo Food Truck Festival is back, but with a twist. The trucks are at the North Dakota Horse Park, but customers have to drive-up to pick up the food. The festival runs all weekend and all staff will be wearing gloves and masks. Customers are asked to pay with a credit card or exact change. People…

JL Beers & Vinyl Taco return to business after riots

Both businesses were damaged at the hands of rioters.

FARGO, N.D. — Of all the damage caused on Saturday in downtown Fargo, businesses located on 1st Avenue North between Broadway and 4th Street North seemed to have suffered the worst of it. That includes JL Beers and Vinyl Taco; two popular restaurants that were vandalized at the hands of rioters. “Rocks were thrown through our front windows,” said the…

Minnesota Businesses React To Cold Weather Fishing Opener Along With New Restrictions

The orders include limiting travel, not going in large groups and maintaining social distancing.

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — In Detroit Lakes, shop owners say it’s not the usual bustling Saturday opener they normally see walking in. “I think the main rush will happen at the start of the week now once the weather warms up, it’s supposed to get better out than people will really come out in force when it’s actually enjoyable to…

Business In North Dakota Begin To Re-Open

Cass County Public Health is also doing their part to make sure those guidelines are met.

NORTH DAKOTA – Businesses in North Dakota have re-opened their doors, but not before implementing some guidelines. “Staff will be wearing masks when they’re interacting with customers within six feet. We have our sanitation out front, we’ve got a jar with clean pins and a jar for dirty pins. We’re down to 12 tables. We normally have about 26 here,”…

Guidelines Released To Reopen High-Contact Businesses In North Dakota

A new executive order on Friday will address the enforcement action taken against businesses that do not follow the protocols

BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota releasing protocols and industry standards for businesses to reopen on Friday. Things will look a lot different the next time you head to your favorite restaurant or bar. Capacity will be limited to 50%. Tables will be spaced out and limited to 10 people. There will be no self-service cups, straws or condiments. Salad bars…

Fargo, West Fargo leaders back Gov. Burgum’s decision to reopen businesses

They note that much of the power to control the virus still lies in the hands of the public

FARGO & WEST FARGO, N.D. — Gov. Doug Burgum says the state is ready to implement Phase One of the North Dakota Smart Restart plan. “We anticipate there’ll be some rules applied to this, but we see it as hopeful to start opening up businesses, get our economy moving again,” says Fargo Mayor Dr. Tim Mahoney. West Fargo Commission President…

Gov. Doug Burgum Plans To Let Businesses Reopen Friday, If Trends Continue

Businesses Were Forced To Close At Noon on Friday March 20, 2020 In An Executive Order

BISMARCK, N.D. — Gov. Doug Burgum is ready to put North Dakota Smart Restart into action. With a positive COVID-19 rate around 4.2% he is ready to allow bars, restaurants, gyms and other businesses to reopen if the current trends continue. “If these hold over the next couple of days our intention would be to let the current executive orders…

Burgum Announces Small Employer Loan Fund

The governor wants to secure long term, low interest loans.

NORTH DAKOTA – The Small Employer Loan Fund will create a $50 million fund to assist small businesses in North Dakota who have 10 full-time employees or fewer. The COVID-19 Pace Recovery Program will provide loans of up to $5 million dollars for businesses with 500 or fewer employees and $10 million for businesses with more than 500. “The real…