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City of West Fargo cancels West Fest parade, street dance and family fun night

WEST FARGO, N.D.–The City of West Fargo has canceled the West Fest parade, street dance and family fun night due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The City Commission met on August 3 and recommended certain events be cancelled, but overall approved the West Fest celebration. The approved events include the annual softball tournament, West Fest fun run, craft shop, kid-friendly concert…

Greater Moorhead Days Parade and Kids Fest cancelled

MOORHEAD, Minn.–Some of the events normally celebrated at Greater Moorhead Days will not be held this year. The City made the decision to cancel certain events that could not be conducted in coordination with current health and safety guidelines. The cancelled events include the Greater Moorhead Days Parade, the Wings and Wheels Fly in and Car Show, The FM Flatlander…

How some runners are still participating in the Fargo Marathon despite the cancellation

Since COVID-19 reared its ugly head in North Dakota and Minnesota, Mark Knutson and his team of organizers for the Fargo Marathon have been trying everything and anything to make sure the show went on.

FARGO, ND – “Nobody expected the cases to do what they did around the country, and then locally and regionally the same thing happened,” said Mark Knutson, the Executive Director of the Fargo Marathon. An uptick in COVID-19 cases in the Red River Valley has forced organizers to cancel the Fargo Marathon. “We’ve seen the uptick in North Dakota, and…

Fargo Marathon Cancelled

FARGO, ND — The 2020 Fargo Marathon has been cancelled. Race Director Mark Knutson said the decision to move from a postponed race in late August to cancelling for the year was a difficult decision. Knutson said rising cases of coronavirus are to blame in the region and parts of the country. Knutson, who sold the marathon to “Rugged Races,”…

2020 Downtown Fargo Street Fair cancelled amid coronavirus concerns

FARGO, N.D.–The Downtown Fargo Street Fair has been cancelled in response to the ongoing spread of COVID-19. The Downtown Community Partnership previously made the decision to postpone the event, but ultimately decided to cancel 2020’s street fair. The announcement comes two days after rioters caused extensive damage and looted some local businesses in downtown Fargo. DCP President and CEO Melissa…

Erskine Water Carnival Cancelled

ERSKINE, Minn.–The 64th Annual Erskine Water Carnival has been cancelled. The Carnival was scheduled May 30 to June 2, 2020 The Erskine Commercial Club said their was no possible way to keep everyone safe even with COVID-19 restrictions in place. The safety of Carnival guests was the deciding factor in cancelling the event. However, the Commercial Club is considering holding…

Horticultural Day Event in Perham Cancelled

Set for Saturday, March 14 at Prairie Wind Middle School

PERHAM, Minn. — The University of Minnesota Extension Master Gardeners has cancelled the East Otter Tail County Horticultural Day set for Saturday, March 14th. It was set to take place at Prairie Wind Middle School in Perham from 8 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. A spokesperson for the event says the cancellation is over coronavirus concerns. Categories: Community, Coronavirus-MN, Minnesota News…

Hector International Airport Flight Delays and Cancellations

FARGO, N.D.–Hector International Airport has an updated list of all flights that have been cancelled and delayed today. Arrivals: Flight 33–Allegiant–Departing from Las Vegas–DELAYED Flight 3378–American Airlines–Departing from Dallas–CANCELLED Flight 3683–United–Departing from Chicago–CANCELLED Flight 3707–Delta–Departing from Minneapolis–DELAYED Flight 3962–Delta–Departing from Minneapolis–DELAYED Flight 4054–American Airlines–Departing from Chicago–CANCELLED Flight 4126–American Airlines–Departing from Chicago–CANCELLED Flight 5232–United–Departing from Denver–CANCELLED Flight 5534–United–Departing from Denver–CANCELLED Flight…

Fargo Public Schools Closing Early

The busing schedules require a staggered dismissal.

FARGO, N.D.–Due to the weather conditions, Fargo Public Schools will be dismissing early on Friday. The busing schedules require a staggered dismissal meaning the various school levels will be let out of class at different times throughout the morning. Clara Barton and Roosevelt Elementary schools will dismiss at 10:50 a.m., while all other elementary schools will dismiss at 11 a.m….

Travel Conditions Deteriorate as Storm Arrives in Minnesota

About 20 flights were delayed or canceled Wednesday morning.

MINNEAPOLIS–Blinding snow is falling fast in southern Minnesota where 12 inches or more is expected to accumulate during a busy holiday travel period. Officials warned residents to stay off the roads until the accompanying high winds die down. By early Wednesday, 8.7 inches of snow was already on the ground in Prior Lake, 7.8 inches at St. Paul and 7.5…