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Alfresco Islands initiative encourages outdoor dining, supporting local restaurants

For those not comfortable eating at restaurants amid the pandemic, dining alfresco may be the way to go

FARGO, N.D. — Summer may be winding down, but patio weather is still here, and a new initiative is helping more people take advantage of it. For those wanting to eat out but are still uncomfortable with indoor dining, Alfresco Islands are now available in downtown Fargo. The “islands” of picnic tables surrounded by barricades promote supporting local restaurants while staying…

Red River Market Reopens, New COVID-19 Guidelines In Place

The market starts at 10:00 and runs until 2 every Saturday.

FARGO, N.D. — Live music, fresh food and plenty of faces covered in masks, packed into the Red River Market. But if you’re making a stop in you will notice some differences this season. There is no seating, people are asked to wear masks and limit their time spent at the market. Vendors we spoke to say they are glad…

Investigation into former Dep. Chief Todd Osmundson over, no charges filed

FARGO, N.D. – Fargo Police Chief David Todd says the investigation into former Deputy Chief Todd Osmundson’s actions during downtown riots is over and he has not been charged with any crimes. Todd says that’s because of what he calls “the fact others engaging in similar conduct in plain view were also not investigated.” Osmundson admitted to carrying an open…

Business owner raises concerns about downtown parking

People continued to voice their concerns over downtown parking.

FARGO, N.D.- Leslie Johnson Aldrich is the owner of downtown’s Johnson Law Office and was encouraged by her employees to come to the meeting. She says the lack of parking, including renting monthly contracts, is her main concern. Johnson adds although there is off-street parking at her building, it’s small and not enough for the entire staff. She says her…

Moorhead Open House to Revamp Downtown

Community members gathered at the Moorhead Center Mall to voice their opinions on possible changes to the area

MOORHEAD, Minn. — For one Concordia student, making the move from Nepal to Moorhead wasn’t an easy transition. “Coming here, it was a whole new experience. For me, Moorhead is a very small city,” says Susham Bhujel. He says coming from Kathmandu, a city with over a million people living in it, to the F-M area was a bit of…

Downtown Snow Removal Costly For City And Those With Towed Vehicles

Public Works Supervisor Lee Anderson says they can't "mess around" dealing with vehicles hampering their work

FARGO, N.D. — Snow removal continues in downtown Fargo and it’s costing $20,000 each day just for the trucks hauling it all out. Tow trucks were busy early Monday morning removing vehicles left on the street as plows cleared the snow. It can cost upwards of $100 or more to get your vehicle out of the impound lot. Public Works…

City Of Fargo Asking People To Not Park Downtown Overnight

This includes all avenues between 1st Ave. S. and 6th Ave. N. from 2nd St. to University Drive

FARGO, N.D. — The City Of Fargo is asking people to clear out of downtown overnight as plows try and clean the area. Starting at 2 AM vehicles parked in downtown district avenues will be impounded to ensure that the plows can get their job down. This includes all avenues between 1st Ave. S. and 6th Ave. N. from 2nd…

Twenty Below Coffee To Open Moorhead Doors In Spring

Twenty Below Coffee shop will be opening up it's doors to customers this upcoming spring.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Moorhead is just a couple months away from adding a new local coffee shop to it’s downtown area. Twenty Below Coffee shop will be opening up it’s doors to customers this upcoming spring. The shop which is located in Comstock Commons on 8th Street South will be the 2nd location in the F-M area. The owner says…

City of Fargo Will Focus on Clearing Snow Downtown

The downtown’s streets will be the focus on Wednesday evening/early Thursday.

FARGO, N.D.  – Fargo Public Works utilized all crewmembers and equipment throughout the overnight on residential roadways.  As of this morning, 19th Avenue North is fully reopened. Tonight (Tuesday) and throughout the overnight into Wednesday, Fargo crews will be removing snowfall from the downtown area’s avenues.  The downtown’s streets will be the focus on Wednesday evening/early Thursday. On-street parking in…