Northern Plains Botanic Garden aims for improvement

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) –The Northern Plains Botanic Garden is adding a taste of fall to its grounds. At its ‘Scarecrows in the Garden’ event, the Botanic Society placed locally crafted scarecrows for sale to help raise funds for the garden. Part of the event also included pumpkins sales, baked goods and handcrafted art and jewelry. All of the proceeds will…

Organization hosts virtual welcome party for people new to the FM area

Organizers say their main focus this year was to provide people with things to do during the cold months.

FARGO-MOORHEAD -The Greater FM Economic Development Corporation welcomes new locals virtually amid COVID-19. About seven years ago, the organization saw people would often only stay for a short amount of time in the Fargo-Moorhead area because they didn’t feel connected to it. They saw an opportunity to create a twice a year welcoming for those looking to explore all that…

Concordia Will Reduce Tuition By More Than 35%, Introduces New School Model

The college had an overall enrollment of 5,532, down 3.5 percent from Fall 2019.

MOORHEAD, Minn. —  Concordia College announces lower tuition starting fall 2021 and a new change to its academic structure. Tuition at Concordia College will be reduced more than 35% starting in fall 2021. “The price for annual tuition will be $27,500 dollars. $15,000 dollars less than it is now,” said the President of Concordia College William Craft. Additional tuition expenses…

Astronomy Update

Fall kicks off this Tuesday with nice weather for stargazing throughout the week. Tags: astronomy, earth, fall, jupiter, mars, mercury, moon, Planets, saturn, stars, venus

Fargo Park Disctrict Kicks Off Fall In Fargo “Express” Style Due To COVID-19

Visitors are strongly encouraged to wear a face mask and social distance

FARGO, N.D. — The Fall in Fargo event looks different from other years, but families at Rheault Farm can still stroll through the pumpkin patch, as well as purchase one to take home. Visitors are strongly encouraged to wear a face mask and social distance. Guests can take pictures with fall themed backgrounds and stop by a booth where they…

Astronomy Update

Look for a thin crescent moon through next week.  That week’s update will come out early on Tuesday to coincide with the fall equinox. Categories: Weather Blog, Weather Notes Tags: earth, equinox, fall, jupiter, mars, mercury, moon, Planets, saturn, SPACE, stars, sun, venus

Minnesota State High School League votes to move football, volleyball to spring

MINNEAPOLIS – The Minnesota State High School League met Tuesday morning to determine what the options are for the high school fall sports season amid the Covid-19 pandemic. Thousands of high school athletes are awaiting word on their futures after hundreds of seniors across the state had their 2020 spring seasons canceled due to the global health pandemic. The MSHSL canceled the…

NDSCS Moves Spring Commencement To August

Commencement was originally scheduled to be held on May 15, but was postponed in response to COVID-19

WAHPETON, N.D. — North Dakota State College of Science reschedules its spring commencement ceremony to Friday, August 21. NDSCS will follow guidelines for resuming gatherings and public events as they plan for commencement and the start of fall classes on August 24. Commencement was originally scheduled to be held on May 15, but was postponed in response to COVID-19. NDSCS…

Valley City Leaders Declare Flood Emergency

They passed a resolution requesting emergency flood assistance.

VALLEY CITY, N.D .- Last week’s snowfall raised the Sheyenne River beyond flood stage. Now, the Baldhill Dam is being raised to prevent the lake from overflowing. “Right today it’s at 31, 3,100 feet per second, cubic feet per second, and they’re talking about tomorrow going to 3,500 cubic feet per second which takes us to the 15th foot range…