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Fargo Food Tours Gives People a Taste of the Metro’s Booming Food Scene

There will also be a coffee crawl, craft beer tour, and tastes of the world tour

FARGO, N.D. — For a taste of Fargo’s booming food scene, there’s a new tour letting you sample the flavors of the metro. Fargo Food Tours takes people to iconic local businesses, like Sandy’s, The Boiler Room, and Wurst Bier Hall. Founder Meghan Battest says locals often bring their family and friends from out of state. While people are eating their…

Murder Trial Set For Man Accused of Shooting Man Outside Fargo McDonald’s

1/3 Miguel Cooley Sr. Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3 Gabriel Perez Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3 Izetta Cooley Show Caption Hide Caption FARGO, N.D. – The murder trial is set for a Moorhead man accused of shooting a man in Downtown Fargo last September. 44-year-old Miguel Cooley Senior is accused of shooting and killing 20-year-old Gabriel Perez outside the Main Avenue…

Evergeen Trees Temporarily Fill Gaps Left by Ash Trees in Fergus Falls

The city plans to install lilac trees permanently in the spots this spring

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — Three months after ash trees were removed from the city’s streets, new evergreens are filling the voids in Fergus Falls. Concerns over the spread of emerald ash borer and haphazard sidewalk conditions caused Fergus Falls officials to uproot the trees. “We heard a lot of comments about what happened downtown. People knew something was missing but I…

Annual Holiday Lights Parade Dazzles Fargo-Moorhead

Many people come back year after year

FARGO, N.D. — The annual Holiday Lights Parade is back, and there’s no shortage of floats decked out in holiday splendor. Many people at the parade have been coming year after year. Some even camp out hours beforehand to get a good spot. “We like to be front and center,” Ayla Hovland said. The lights are, of course, the highlight. “The…

Red Sand Project Raises Awareness for Human Trafficking

The group invited people to fill cracks in the sidewalk with red sand

FARGO, N.D. — If you walk downtown, you’ll notice something different in the cracks of the sidewalks. NDSU started a local chapter of the Red Sand Project, which is a national organization raising awareness for human trafficking. They invited people walking along Broadway to fill the cracks of the sidewalks with red sand. Human trafficking affects more than 40 million people worldwide,…

Block 9 Project Breaks Ground in Downtown Fargo

The project is set to be completed in 2020

FARGO, N.D. — The Block 9 Project, which will be a landmark building in downtown Fargo come 2020, broke ground. The $117 million project will include a building, plaza, and parking garage. It will be 18 floors and as tall as the Radisson Hotel. The space will be mixed-use and have a boutique hotel and restaurant, condos, and businesses. “We’re really…

Community Gives Input on Revitalizing Downtown Moorhead

The City of Moorhead, Downtown Moorhead Inc. and Moorhead Economic Development invited community members to the Hjemkomst Center to share ideas

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Exciting changes could be coming to downtown Moorhead. The City of Moorhead, Downtown Moorhead Inc. and Moorhead Economic Development invited community members to come talk about what they think of some projects that could revitalize the area. In creating a more vibrant and economically thriving downtown for Moorhead, it’ll mean putting it on the same playing field as…

Uber, Lyft And Taxi Drivers Get Designated Spots In Downtown Grand Forks

There is also a designated area for party buses on 1st Avenue North next to United Valley Bank

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Grand Forks now has designated ride share pick-up and drop-off locations in the downtown area. “We’re trying to do our part to help the citizens of Grand Forks enjoy the opportunities that our downtown nightlife has to offer”, said Cpl. Jon Lampi on Facebook. “Please use these areas to get you home safely.” Uber and Lyft…