Football

Fans no longer allowed at Fargo and West Fargo Public Schools sporting events

Games will be live streamed for fans

FARGO, N.D.–Fargo and West Fargo Public Schools will no longer allow fans at sports games beginning Friday, October 16. Only athletes, coaches and essential personnel will be allowed at games. The decision was made based on the number of active COVID-19 cases in Cass County which was updated to an orange COVID status on Wednesday. Fargo Public Schools says both the…

Bars, restaurants prepare for first fall Bison football game

The Bison football season normally brings with it hundreds of thousands of dollars in visitor spending

FARGO, N.D. — The NDSU football season normally brings with it big dollars to the metro. Those at the Fargo-Moorhead Convention and Visitors Bureau estimate every home game during a normal season brings in between $500,000 to $600,000. “People are spending money at our restaurants, they’re spending money in our stores, they’re spending money in the bars and the hotels,…

Bison release 2021 Spring schedule

  FARGO, ND — If the NDSU Bison win another FCS championship it will take place in May. The Missouri Valley Football Conference released the spring 2021 schedule. North Dakota State plays it’s conference opener at home on Sunday, February 21 against Youngstown State. The Bison has four home and four road games. Home games include March 13 against Illinois…

Fans Gather for Sunday Football at The Lights in West Fargo

Although fans can't watch the game in person in Minneapolis, they're still enjoying it right here in town

WEST FARGO, N.D. — With no fans allowed because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the first NFL Sunday of the season was less than ideal for football fans in the area. “Definitely disappointed, but I think with everything going on, there’s also a way to look at the bright side of things and be able to get out into your own…

Big Ten postpones fall sports season

ROSEMONT, Ill. – The Big Ten Conference announced the postponement of the 2020-21 fall sports season, including all regular-season contests and Big Ten Championships and Tournaments, due to ongoing health and safety concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic.In making its decision, which was based on multiple factors, the Big Ten Conference relied on the medical advice and counsel of the Big…

Cancelled NDSU fall football season may have impact on local businesses

For Grand Junction Grilled Subs, being near the Fargodome and NDSU meant seeing an influx of customers.

FARGO, N.D- COVID-19 has already taken a toll on many businesses in the F-M area. “All the students gone, there goes our big wave of cash flow that usually gets us through a slow summer. So, that was kind of tricky, the other part too is with the social distancing, we switched to takeout and delivery only, but just with…

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…

NFL To Drop Preseason Games in 2020 Due To Pandemic

The league had initially proposed two preseason games

The NFL Players Association has agreed to the league’s plan to drop all preseason games for the 2020 season, according to the Associated Press. The league had initially proposed two preseason games before deciding to scrap the preseason altogether. That means the first time we see the Minnesota Vikings, assuming the season moves ahead as planned, will be when they…

Friends And Family Celebrate The Life of James Nyei

On Wednesday, 14 year old James Nyei died after drowning in the Sheyenne River.

FARGO, N.D. – “I wish I could go back, and just, give him a big hug, and just tell him how much I love him and how much he meant to everyone.” On Friday, James was buried surrounded by friends and family who described him as someone who could brighten up anyone’s day. “Everything that he did was just always…