Canadian border

Sense of normalcy to return for some as Canadian border is set to reopen

NORTH DAKOTA & MINNESOTA (KVRR) — Having restrictions at the Canadian border for nearly two years has had a big impact on places like Greater Grand Forks and Lake of the Woods. “It’s been a long time,” said Visit Greater Grand Forks Executive Director Julie Rygg. The border opening is welcomed news to many business owners North of us who’ve…

Border reopening delay causing economic hardships in Grand Cities

"Every business in Grand Forks has been eagerly awaiting for the border to reopen because the Canadian visitors are a huge economic boom to this whole region."

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (KVRR) — The effects of the U.S. – Canadian border closure grows as travel restrictions are extended for another month. As of March of 2020 U.S.-Canadian border restrictions have placed an economic hardship on businesses that rely on tourism to stay afloat. Now the Biden Administration is preventing the Canadian dollar from boosting the local economy for…

Sen. Klobuchar expects to hear if Canadian border is opening up soon

U.S. & CANADA (KVRR) — As COVID-19 restrictions ease up across North Dakota and Minnesota the question remains on when Canada will open its border. The northern neighbor has only allowed essential travelers to enter the country. Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar says an announcement is expected within the next week. She has been working alongside 15 other senators to push…