Owner believes new Fargo city ordinance does not apply to Enchantasys

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — The owner of Enchantasys says a new Fargo zoning ordinance does not apply to its two stores as they currently operate. Kim Johnson Patterson says she received clarification the city recognizes Enchantasys as a retail business instead of an adult establishment. The ordinance would have forced Enchantasys to move their locations away from churches and schools….

Ordinance could repeal Fargo’s Wildlife Management Program

"The number one concern that we have is public safety."

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — The Fargo Police Department is hearing public input on an ordinance to possibly remove the city’s Wildlife Management Program. “The number one concern that we have is public safety. Obviously with the growth and population and development in this city especially on the south side. We have concerns that the increase in density is raising the…

Fargo Leaders Consider Lifting Ban on Home Sales of Guns

Fargo commissioners have sent the law to the city planning staff and law enforcement.

FARGO, N.D.–City leaders in Fargo are considering a change to an ordinance that restricts selling firearms and ammunition from home. City Commissioner Tony Gehring says the state has no restrictions on it and if there is no good reason for the law enacted in 2001, it should be fixed. Gun shop owner Duane Spooner welcomes the potential change and doesn’t…

Seasonal Parking Restrictions to Begin November 1

The City of Fargo says the seasonal parking policies will be actively enforced.

FARGO, N.D.–Seasonal night parking restrictions will be in place from November 1, 2019 through April 15, 2020. The city ordinance will restrict parking on Fargo streets between 1 a.m. and 7 a.m. to allow city employees to remove snow and perform street maintenance. Street signs noting the restrictions are located in the affected areas which include sections where parking is…

St. Cloud Case of Loaded AK-47 Rights Violation Dismissed by Federal Judge

The judge ruled the city's law is constitutional

  ST. CLOUD, Minn. — A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by a St. Cloud man who says his rights were violated when he was ticketed for carrying a loaded AK-47 as he walked down city streets in 2014. Tyler Gottwalt also filed a lawsuit against three officers of the St. Cloud Police Department, saying he was fined…