DEFICIT

Pandemic blamed for first Fargodome deficit in its history

FARGO (KVRR/KFGO) – Since the Fargodome opened in 1993, the venue finished every year with a surplus. That was until 2020 when the coronavirus hit. General Manager Rob Sobolik says the Fargodome’s deficit was just over $770,000. The venue had budgeted 96 days of events and nearly 472,000 people for 2020.  It ended up with only 34 events and just…

MSUM Proposes Cutting 10 Majors, 66 Positions to Make Up For $6 Million Budget Shortfall

There would also be cuts in three administrator positions, 43 faculty and 20 staff positions.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A $6 million budget deficit for Minnesota University of Moorhead is leading the University to proposing cuts to majors and staff. 10 majors would be cut including advertising, international studies and the university’s theatre arts program. There would also be cuts in three administrator positions, 43 faculty and 20 staff positions. MSUM Union Faculty President Matt Craig…

Minnesota Governor Tim Walz Confronts COVID-19 In State Of The State

The Governor Says Limiting Face To Face Interactions Can Reduce The Virus's Spread By Up To 80 Percent

ST.PAUL, Minn. — Governor Tim Walz lays out the groundwork for how the state is pushing back against the coronavirus outbreak that continues to grow. “Many of you are out of work. Businesses, large and small, are shuttered across the state. The companionship we normally lean on to get through difficult times—a hug from a grandparent, coffee with a friend, or…