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Keystone XL pipeline canceled after Biden had blocked permit

BILLINGS, Mont. – The sponsor of the Keystone XL pipeline says it is pulling the plug on the project after Canadian officials failed to persuade the Biden administration to reverse its cancellation of the company’s permit on the day the president took office. Calgary-based TC Energy said Wednesday it would work with government agencies “to ensure a safe termination of…

Moorhead curbside Cleanup Week canceled

MOORHEAD, Minn.–The City of Moorhead has canceled its curbside Cleanup Week. The event was originally postponed until September, but has officially been canceled due to COVID-19 concerns. Moorhead residents will instead be allowed to drop large items off at the City’s Solid Waste Transfer Station beginning September 14 until September 18. The Transfer Station will accept items from 7 a.m….

Essentia Health Fire & Ice event canceled in Detroit Lakes

DETROIT LAKES, Minn.–Essentia Health St. Mary’s in Detroit Lakes has decided to cancel and postpone two community events due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The annual Fire & Ice event scheduled for September 25 has been canceled. The Essentia Health St. Mary’s Foundation will release new ways the community can support the foundation in the future. Additionally, the annual Community Blood…

All Potato Bowl USA activities canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic

The activities were scheduled for September 29 through October 3.

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–The Potato Bowl USA Committee has announced that all Potato Bowl activities have been canceled, including the 55th Annual Potato Bowl between the UND Fight Hawks and the SDSU Jackrabbits. The activities were scheduled for September 29 through October 3, and included events such as the Simplot French Fry Feed, Thomsen Homes Kid’s Zone and the KEM Shrine…

West Fargo cancels July’s Cruise Night and August’s Night to Unite

WEST FARGO, N.D.–The City of West Fargo has decided to cancel July’s Cruise Night and August’s Night to Unite due to coronavirus concerns. Cruise Night was meant to be held on Thursday, July 16 and Night to Unite on Thursday, August 4. North Dakota’s Smart Restart guidelines recommend limiting gathering sizes to 500 or less and a typical Cruise Night…

West Fargo cancels June Cruise Night

WEST FARGO, N.D.–The City of West Fargo has canceled its Cruise Night on June 18. The North Dakota Smart Restart guidelines recommend gatherings of less than 250 attendees and West Fargo says typical Cruise Nights see thousands of people. To thank the classic car community, the City of West Fargo will be having a photo contest and Facebook Live event…

East Grand Forks Cats Incredible Catfish Tournament Canceled

EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn.–The 2020 Cats Incredible Catfish Tournament in East Grand Forks has been canceled. The East Grand Forks Association of Firefighters said the health and safety of the participants, staff, volunteers and the East Grand Forks community was the deciding factor in canceling the event. Anyone who already signed up for the event will receive a full refund…

2020 Minnesota State Fair Canceled

ST. PAUL, Minn.–The Minnesota State Fair, known as the Great Minnesota Get-Together, has been canceled. The fair was scheduled for August 27 through September 7. This will mark only the sixth time the fair has been canceled since its inception. State Fair General Manager Jerry Hammer said canceling the fair was not a difficult decision, but “the only decision.” The…

Happy Harry’s RibFest Cancels 2020 Festival

The festival was scheduled June 3-6.

FARGO, N.D.–Happy Harry’s RibFest has been canceled. The festival was scheduled June 3-6 at the Fargodome and would have marked the 25th year of the event. Event organizers determined it was in the best interest and safety of the 50,000 event attendees to cancel the festival. The 25th annual event milestone will be celebrated at next year’s festival on June…