social distancing

Social Distancing: Flash Mobs, NFL Draft Excitement, And Learning To Ride A Bike

Here's How We're Thriving During Social Distancing In The Valley

  Families in one Fargo neighborhood know how to have some fun while social distancing. Families in the Southgate Drive neighborhood in Fargo figured out how to pull off a flash mob while staying at least six feet away from each other. They all took turns dancing to the music. You got your costumes, you got your T-Rex family. It…

Social Distancing: Puppuccinos & Sushi

Here's How We're Handling Living In The Age Of Social Distancing

  Cute animals always help. And we need some help every now and then. We asked you guys to send in clips of how you’re spending social distance time with your animals. Anna sent in this short clip. She took her dogs to try their very first puppuccinos at Starbucks this week. They look like they can’t wait to start…

Social Distancing: Winter Weather & Spring Rebirth

We Can Complain About The Snow While Celebrating Signs Of Spring At The Same Time

  Social distancing isn’t stopping us from doing one of our favorite things here in the upper Midwest: complaining about the weather. It’s late April, and we’re still dealing with this nonsense. Look at the temperatures from 2:30 Tuesday afternoon. We were freezing here in Fargo. And Bismarck was enjoying the 70’s? What the heck? Weather people on social media…

Social Distancing: Supporting Local Favorites

Viewers Are Telling Us The Businesses They're Supporting During COVID-19

  On Monday we asked you to highlight your favorite local places who are still offering takeout or delivery. A lot of restaurants are struggling right now, and we can still help them out while staying safe. Jason told us about one of his favorites on Twitter. He says, “I live here in Fergus Falls. The small restaurant that I…

Study says social distancing could continue through 2022

Doctors at Sanford say that it's very difficult to say for certain whether or not these restrictions will be needed until 2022 as not enough is known about the virus yet.

FARGO, N.D. – A recent study conducted by Harvard School of Public Health says that we may be looking at intermittent social distancing restrictions through 2022. The study says that while an initial 8 to 12 week period of social distancing may flatten the curve, many people will still remain susceptible to COVID-19 until a vaccine is developed. Doctors at…

Social Distancing: Staying Safe In The Great Outdoors

Open Spaces Already Getting Crowded In Parts Of Our Region

  Temperatures are looking up, and it’s pretty tempting to break out of the home and go for a walk or a run hike. Going on a run is one of the best things for me for clearing my head and de-stressing. And we live in a stressful time. There are plenty of parks and open spaces you can go…

Grand Forks Mayor and Altru President Release COVID-19 PSA

Anyone at risk for COVID-19 should contact Altru's 24/7 screening hotline at 701-780-6358.

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–City of Grand Forks’ Mayor Dr. Michael R. Brown and Altru’s President Dr. Steven Weiser released a PSA pleading with residents to follow simple steps to help slow the spread of COVID-19. The PSA is in response to a surplus of positive COVID-19 cases being identified at LM Wind Power on Wednesday. The City of Grand Forks also…

Fargo Park District Closes All Playgrounds Amid Heightened Coronavirus Concerns

Parks, trails and green spaces are remaining open.

FARGO, N.D.–Due to heightened concerns surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, The Fargo Park District is closing all playgrounds and play structures beginning Wednesday. The primary focus behind the decision is to ensure the health of children in the community. In addition to playgrounds, the Fargo Parks District is also closing the Southwest Youth Ice Arena, Sports Arena, Metro Rec, Coliseum, RDJ…