INTERNATIONAL

Intermodal Train Service To Begin Next Week In North Dakota

Gov. Doug Burgum calls it a "game-changer"

MINOT, N.D. — Intermodal rail service is coming to North Dakota and Gov. Doug Burgum calls it a “game-changer”. He says next week, Minot will receive an intermodal unit train at a newly operational facility serviced by BNSF. Intermodal uses two modes of freight, such as truck and rail. The service will allow for the movement of international containers so…

People Are Looking Into Holiday Trips For The End Of The Year

Many people are looking at travel to Europe, Mexico and the Caribbean.

FARGO, N.D, – Although international travel restrictions have not been lifted, some people are already thinking of what destination they want to go to when they are able to travel. Travel agents recommend checking the latest rules on the State Department site as well as the government site from the country you want to visit. “And if you’re looking for…

NDSU Bans All University-Funded And Sponsored International Travel

College officials say it is based on national and state guidance

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State University is canceling all University-funded and sponsored international travel leaving the United States. That is effective immediately due to the coronavirus pandemic. College officials say it is based on national and state guidance and follows action taken by a number of other schools across the country. NDSU is reviewing refund options. The travel ban…

Sled Hockey Team Takes On International Competition

this band of guys and girls have high hopes about taking on a Russian team at the end of October.

FARGO N.D. — They may not be the 1980’s US National Team, but this band of guys and girls have high hopes about taking on a Russian team at the end of October. “This is a big game for us, and we’re just hoping to play a good game,” Wing player Ryan Giese said. Ryan, who says he’s competitive in…

West Fargo Church Celebrates “International Sunday”

This is the first time they've put on the event

  WEST FARGO, N.D. —┬áPeople from all different ethnicities attend church service every Sunday at Summit Church in West Fargo. To celebrate their cultures and everything they have to offer the congregation, Summit Church put on their very first International Day. They had food from Kenya, Africa, India, Vietnam, Latin America; the list goes on and on. During this morning’s…

Students Celebrating their Home Countries During International Week

They had a chance to talk about where they are from, speak some of their native language and talk about the importance of coming together at NDSU

FARGO, ND — International week has officially kicked off at NDSU and students from all over the world are celebrating their home country and culture. Students walked around Memorial Union carrying their nation’s flags and some dressed in traditional wear. They had a chance to talk about where they are from, speak some of their native language and talk about…

World Thinking Day Teaches Girl Scouts About World Cultures

Girl Scouts Dakota Horizons partnered with NDSU international students

FARGO, N.D. — Girl Scouts got the opportunity to learn about world cultures from NDSU international students during World Thinking Day. Eve Vetter, an eight year old Girl Scout, says the country she wants to visit most is India. “There’s lots of different spices and foods and noodles,” she said. India is one of multiple countries being featured, along with┬áChina,…

Fire Crews Respond to Plane Emergency at Hector International

Fire crews say there were four people on board the plane and say they were not hurt

FARGO, ND — Fargo and Hector International emergency crews are on scene of a plane emergency at the airport. A call for help came in after 5 p.m. of an in-flight emergency after unconfirmed reports of a small plane having a problem with its landing gear. The plane circled the airport for a short period of time before attempting its…

Delta Airlines Seeking Reimbursement After Power Outage at Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson Int’l Airport

The company wants Georgia Power and the airport to cover the losses

  ATLANTA — Sunday’s power outage at the world’s busiest airport cost Delta Airlines millions…and they want someone to pay up. Delta officials say their losses from Sunday’s power outage at Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport cost the airline between $25 and $50 million dollars. The company wants Georgia Power and the airport to cover the losses. The power outage forced…

Pinching Your Pennies on Travel Expenses? Why You Could be Booking on the Wrong Day

According to the flight-watch app, Hopper, the "Tuesday Effect" no longer applies

  NATIONAL — If you’re pinching pennies when it comes to booking your flights, Tuesday is no longer the cheapest day to do it. According to the flight-watch app, Hopper, the “Tuesday Effect” no longer applies. While you still may be able to get a deal, it only happens at midnight and applies to less than two percent of domestic…