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No More Blue Laws in North Dakota

Businesses will be allowed to open on Sunday mornings

BISMARCK, N.D. — Come Sunday, shoppers in North Dakota will be able to get an earlier start. The law which reverses regulations that close most retailers from midnight to noon on Sundays takes effect. Gov. Burgum signed the “Blue Law” House Bill 1097 in March. He said it provided a “more level playing field” for businesses to compete with online…

Talula Opens in West Fargo; Creating a New Experience for Shoppers

Talula wants to bring exclusive and comfortable styles to their shoppers

WEST FARGO, N.D. — A new store has opened its doors in West Fargo near Costco with the motto “effortless, elegant and relaxed”. Talula is owned and operated by two women who have worked together in retail for years. The store aims to provide a unique shopping experience in the community. They sell clothing and accessories which are catered to…

Moorhead Herberger’s Open for One More Day; Fargo Store Closed Sunday

It is still unclear what will take the store's place at West Acres and Moorhead Center Mall

You’ve probably seen the signs about Herberger’s discounts over the summer… but now, it’s all coming to an end. “I just wanted to walk through it one last time, because I’ve grown up going there and hanging out so it was one last time before they closed. I used to go to this Herberger’s a lot,” Kallie Frost, a shopper,…

Last Minute Christmas Shopping at West Acres

Families and friends were up and down the aisles of stores at West Acres Mall and many shoppers got their gifts wrapped at the station in the food court

FARGO, ND — It’s the day before Christmas but that hasn’t stopped shoppers from running to the mall to pick up some last minute gifts. Families and friends were up and down the aisles of stores at West Acres Mall and many shoppers got their gifts wrapped at the station in the food court. The staff says they saw fewer…

Petitioners On Track to Adding Blue Law Repeal to the 2018 Ballot

Many shoppers signed the petition while waiting for Walmart to open on Sunday morning

FARGO, ND — Petitioners are making progress in allowing voters to decide if North Dakota will keep Blue Laws in the 2018 election. The state laws do not allow businesses to open before noon on Sundays. At 11:30 Sunday morning, cars drove by the dark entrance of Walmart on 13th Avenue South in Fargo to run weekend errands. But like…

Billboards To Lure Shoppers North

Winnipeg Advertises in North Dakota

FARGO, ND — You may have noticed billboards popping up, telling you to ‘Shop in Winnipeg.’ If you do, you might get more bang for your buck and it’s all because of the exchange rate. Tourism is the third biggest industry in North Dakota, right behind the agriculture and oil industries. Charley Johnson with the F-M Convention & Visitors Bureau…

Red River Market Opens for the Season

The Red River Market is open every Saturday through October 28

FARGO, N.D. — The Red River Market is back up in action selling locally produced foods for the summer season. Hundreds of shoppers filled the block of Broadway and Fourth Avenue North for a taste of the farm. “I love it. I’m so glad it’s back. It feels like we had to wait a long time, but third year it’s…

Sunday Liquor Sales Begin in Minnesota Just in Time for the Holiday

Today marks the first weekend Minnesotans can purchase liquor on a Sunday

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — One “blue law” has finally come to an end, as Minnesotan’s are now able to buy liquor on Sundays. For Minnesotans, it’s something that’s been a long time coming. “They turned it down so many times in the past I didn’t think they’d do it,” said one shopper. “But, they finally did it.” “I think because there’s…

Shoppers Are Saying Their Final Goodbyes To Sears

Today was the last day of business for Sears in the West Acres Mall

Today was the last day of business for Sears at West Acres Mall in Fargo. 2017 has already been a rough year for merchants and shoppers at West Acres Mall. First The Limited closed and then it was Wet Seal along with a long list of other stores that will close. Now we’re parting ways with our beloved Sears after…

Local Artists Turn their Hobby into a Business

The monthly event was held at the Moorhead Center Mall

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Locally-owned businesses came together at this month’s Craft and Vendor Fair to sell their wood carvings, paintings and sculptures. From home décor to food preparation and health products, the Moorhead Center Mall was filled with shoppers who came to stock their bags. “We have a great time. We’ve become a community. A lot of ours are repeat…