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Cass County COVID-19 Task Force Reminding People To Keep Following Guidelines

The task force says the overall positive rates have continued to drop from the peak in April. However people need to still take the virus seriously as they are noticing an uptick in July.

FARGO, N.D. — The Red River Valley COVID-19 Task Force says things are looking better in Clay and Cass Counties. With the state loosening restrictions cell phone data tracing found more people are on the move after being quarantined. “I think we said it back at the beginning of the pandemic if you can’t easily remember or count the contacts…

Traffic At North Dakota’s 8 Commercial Aiports Increases In July

Year-to-date boardings for the eight airports are up more than 10 percent

BISMARCK, N.D. — Traffic at North Dakota’s eight commercial airports was up 12 percent in July compared to last year. More than 110,000 people boarded planes in Fargo, Grand Forks, Jamestown, Devils Lake, Bismarck, Minot, Williston and Dickinson in July. Williston had the highest percentage increase, of nearly 27 percent. Year-to-date boardings for the eight airports are up more than…

July 17 Marks World Emoji Day

It's World Emoji because the calendar emoji shows July 17

  Today marks World Emoji Day! It’s World Emoji Day because the calendar emoji on our phones and tablets shows today’s date: July 17. The day was created by Emojipedia founder Jeremy Burge. He based the calendar emoji to look like the icon on iPhones. As for what some people’s favorite emojis are… “The one that winks and the tongue…

Dates Set For Racing at North Dakota Horse Park This Summer

Racing will take place over three weekends in July

BISMARCK, N.D. — Horse racing is returning to the North Dakota Horse Park this summer. The park will host six days of racing on July 14th and 15th, 21st and 22nd and 27th and 28th. Funding has been approved by the North Dakota Racing Commission. Horse Park GM Mike Schmitz says you can expect new promotions, entertainment as well as…

Jamestown’s Long Time City Administrator Is Retiring…Who Will Be Next?

City officials are set to interview three candidates on November 20th

  JAMESTOWN, ND — A nationwide search is narrowed down to three candidates to replace Jamestown’s long–time city administrator, Jeff Fuchs. Fuchs announced his retirement in July after serving the city for more than 40 years. City officials are set to interview three candidates on November 20th: They are Sarah Helleckson, a solid waste coordinator from Plymouth, Aaron Mitchell, finance…

Celebrating Independence Day for the First Time

For some new Americans, this is their first time celebrating their new home

FARGO, ND — For some people in the area, this is their first time celebrating Independence Day. The Fourth of July began with a bite of lunch and some tea. They compared National Anthems and talked fireworks plans. “To celebrate, we go Detroit Lake,” said Halima Iman of Fargo. “Even now, I’m bringing me and my kids and my sisters….

Fireworks Reminders for this Dry 4th of July

The do's and don'ts to pay attention to while handling fireworks this summer

FARGO, ND — Fireworks are great for family fun, but they can be dangerous when you don’t play by the rules. It’s the holiday where lighting off tons of fireworks and firecrackers throughout the night is widely acceptable. But when it comes to playing with fire, it’s dangerous on a number of levels. “I don’t think there’s a year that…