social distancing

Social Distancing: Great Lengths For A Vaccine

Plus, hope in the form of potato chips

  COVID numbers are down a lot here in our region. North Dakota ranked 49th in new cases per capita in the U.S. this weekend. We were first for quite a while late last year. And things are starting to loosen up a little bit. Case in point, here at the station we’re starting to see things we haven’t seen…

Social Distancing: Help Name MN Snowplows

The MN DOT Is Letting Us Vote On Names For 8 Snowplows Around The State

  Here’s a way to have some fun with winter without ever have to step outside in it. You can be in control of what the Minnesota DOT calls their snowplows. They’re holding a contest to name snowplows across the state. You have until February 26th to vote. Then they’ll name winners and rename a snow plow in each of…

Social Distancing: World’s Largest Snow Maze

Spectacular Maze Is Just Out Of Our Reach, In Southern Manitoba

  Too bad the Canadian border is closed due to COVID, because otherwise it would only be about a three hour drive to see this. The world’s largest snow maze! It opened this weekend in Manitoba. At least we can see it in video, and maybe get some ideas from it. An unseasonably warm winter had delayed the build in…

Social Distancing: Fargo Theatre Film Club

I'm Very Excited About This Month's Selection

  I know I miss seeing movies up on the big screen. There’s something exciting about watching something with a crowd who are all invested in the same thing at the same time. But if you’re missing that communal film-going experience during the pandemic, the Fargo Theater has you covered with their virtual film club they staryed last year. And…

Social Distancing: Embracing The Cold

-22 Degrees Isn't Too Cold For A Run

  Someone finally showed me their pants. Freezing jeans and setting them outside is a silly way to have some socially-distanced fun when it’s just so dang cold outside. Larry in Moorhead did it, and sent this pic along. He says it doesn’t matter if anyone steals them because they don’t fit him. But I don’t know who would want…

Social Distancing: I Froze My Pants

Freezing Your Jeans Is Silly Winter Fun

  On Tuesday I told you about some silly winter fun you and your family could have in these sub-zero temperatures. People in Minneapolis are littering their lawns with frozen jeans. All you gotta do is get your denim wet and hang them outside for a couple hours. Then you have an instant art piece. It’s turning into a scavenger…

Social Distancing: Freeze Your Pants

Frozen Pants Are A Tradition In Minnesota

  Sub- zero temperatures in our region will freeze your pants off, making it the perfect time to kick start a local tradition that’s a perfect at-home socially distancing activity. Frozen pairs of pants are popping up in front yards across the Minneapolis. The snow covered lawns have been transformed into pieces of art, as the frozen jeans can be…

Social Distancing: Two Mile Skate Path

People In Warroad Turned A River Into A Giant Ice Skating Path

  Ice skating is a popular winter activity. They opened a new rink in downtown Fargo this winter. But if you want more room to stretch your skating legs and socially distance, you can ditch the confines of a rink and go on a two mile journey. Check this out. People in Northern Minnesota know how to do winter. A…

Social Distancing: This Is The Way

Several Snow Sculptors Were Inspired By The Mandalorian In Moorhead

  This is the way. Winter dominates life around here. We’ve even got an annual festival just to celebrate the season. So if you want to honor Old Man Winter, you can go check out some amazing creations made with his beloved snow. Frostival hosted its snow sculpture competition over the weekend at the Hjemkomst Center. I went to check…

Social Distancing: Skating Into The Weekend

Check Out Figure Skating Outdoors This Weekend

  It’s gonna be a fairly nice weekend considering we’re still in January. And there’s a chance to stretch your legs and get out while still easily socially distancing. You can check out some fun winter sports this weekend. Fargo Figure Skating is hosting an exhibition Sunday at 2:30 p.m. at the downtown Broadway skating rink. This is video they…