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Fargo Park District Earning Their Green Thumbs by Planting More than 75,000 Flowers

The fresh displays will be in different locations including downtown, the airport, and the golf courses

FARGO, ND — Crews are hard at work in hopes of making your summer a little brighter. Staff with the Fargo Park District are planting flowers all around town. The fresh displays will be in different locations including downtown, the airport, and the golf courses. Crews are made up of many seasonal employees, as well as staff from the forestry…

The Future of Fargo’s Downtown

They say a healthy downtown is a sign of a healthy city

FARGO, ND — Downtown Fargo is quickly changing and development of a new high-rise will shake things up even more. They say a healthy downtown is a sign of a healthy city. It’s why this group behind me is working on plans to improve downtown Fargo’s aging infrastructure while meeting the needs of the people. They’re mainly talking about how…

Magnolia’s Restaurant Closes in Downtown Fargo

They did not give a specific reason for closing down shop

FARGO, ND — A Downtown Fargo restaurant is closing their doors less than three months after opening. An announcement on Magnolia’s Facebook page says, “We are sorry that the restaurant is no longer open.” They did not give a specific reason for closing down shop. Magnolia’s was first opened by the owner of the popular Romo’s Tacos on February 15th….

Wide Gap Between Homeless Native American Population and Services in Metro Area

They said this mostly has to do with deeply rooted generational, cultural and historical problems.

FARGO, N.D. — Experts said there’s a huge gap between homeless Native Americans and local service providers. A recent report shows roughly three in 10 homeless people in the F-M area are Native American. More than 100 emergency shelter care providers and social workers from the area are working to break down cultural barriers with Native American homeless persons. “We’re trying to…

Homeless Coalition Estimates $250,000 Loss in FM Shelter Funding

ND Lawmakers are considering budget cuts which take more than $1 million from state homeless shelters

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota lawmakers are considering cutting more than $1 million from state homeless shelter funding. It’s a big concern for a group dealing with homelessness in Downtown Fargo. Cody Schuler, a director at the FM Coalition for Homeless Persons, estimates a $250,000 loss from state funding of Fargo-Moorhead’s homeless shelters if  lawmakers follow through with budget cuts. Schiler said…

Grand Forks Police Investigate Body Found in Ice

Police say they do not suspect foul play but are not ready to release the cause of death

  GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Police in Grand Forks are investigating after a body partially frozen in ice is found near downtown. A passerby called police just after three o’clock and said they had come across a body in ice near the railroad bridge in the Greenway. Police say they do not suspect foul play but are not ready to…

Rosey’s Brings Grilled Cheese Bistro to Downtown Fargo

The restaurant and bar is also a cheese and seafood market

FARGO, N.D. — A highly anticipated grilled cheese bistro is now open in downtown Fargo. Rosey’s welcomed customers at its permanent location on north Broadway for the first time last week for dinner, and starting today for lunch. The owner hopes to also add Saturday brunch in the near future. The restaurant and bar is also a cheese and seafood…

St.Patrick’s Day In Fargo: Wearing More Than Just Green To The Parade

Organizers want to make sure you're prepared for the outdoor St.Patrick's Day celebration

FARGO, N.D. — There are events for all ages in the works to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day the next two weekends. Organizers want to make sure you’re prepared for what the outdoor party might bring. “One day a year, everyone is Irish,” said Don Martin, Operations Manager at FM Ambulance. Or in Fargo, two days a year when you count…

New Art Center Coming to Fargo this Summer

From concerts, to theater and even craft beer?

FARGO, N.D. — A new art center is coming to Fargo this summer. Jade Presents is renovating an old sunflower processing plant at the edge of downtown Fargo. Company officials want it to be a venue for many things like concerts, theater, and craft beers. They plan on renovating other buildings in this part of town and leasing them out…

Parking Meters One Step Closer to Coming to Fargo

North Dakota is the only state banning parking meters, but that could soon change

FARGO, N.D. — Parking meters may be on their way to Fargo. A bill passed by the state house would repeal the more than sixty–year–old ban on parking meters in the state if it makes it through the State Senate. After talking to businesses in downtown Fargo, it’s clear opinions are divided on parking meters. “We have a lot of…