Spring

NDSCS Moves Spring Commencement To August

Commencement was originally scheduled to be held on May 15, but was postponed in response to COVID-19

WAHPETON, N.D. — North Dakota State College of Science reschedules its spring commencement ceremony to Friday, August 21. NDSCS will follow guidelines for resuming gatherings and public events as they plan for commencement and the start of fall classes on August 24. Commencement was originally scheduled to be held on May 15, but was postponed in response to COVID-19. NDSCS…

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…

Moorhead Dairy Queen, Tastee Freez prepare for season opening

Both locations will open for the new season on March 1st

MOORHEAD, Minn. — March 1st is a day many around the city of Moorhead look forward to all winter. It marks the season opening of the Moorhead Dairy Queen. For the past two weeks, staff has been hard at work prepping for Sunday’s opening. “We start with making all the dilly bars and the novelty treats – dilly bars, buster…

Public Meetings Scheduled to Discuss Potential Spring Flooding Threats

Each meeting will allow time at the end for the public to ask questions.

FARGO, N.D.–A series of meetings are scheduled to inform the public about the potential for 2020 spring flood threats and preventative measures to take. The meetings, hosted by the North Dakota State Water Commission and Department of Emergency Services, will be held in Fargo, Grand Forks and Jamestown. FEMA, the National Weather Service and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers…

4e Winery Celebrates Another Season with New Type of Wine

4e is adding "Prairie Breeze" to its list of fruit and grape wines

MAPLETON, N.D.– 4e Winery is open for another season and is adding to its list of completely local wines. 4e is adding “Prairie Breeze” to its list of fruit and grape wines. The winery is located on an over 100-year-old farmstead and was able to dodge the rural flooding in the area this spring. A 4e co-owner says the winery…

Red River Zoo Holds Party for the Planet to Kick Celebrate Spring and Earth Week

People can see the latest exhibit of Eurasian lynx

FARGO, N.D. — It’s a Party for the Planet at the Red River Zoo, where families can celebrate spring and Earth Week. Zoos across the county celebrate Party for the Planet, and the Red River Zoo has been doing it for several years. Local organizations have activities for kids where they can learn how to be more Earth–friendly. People can see…

To Kick off the Start of Spring a Local Shop is Teaching People How to Garden

With the days getting longer and the weather getting warmer, planting a garden can be a fun way to de-stress

FARGO, N.D.– In honor of the first day of spring, a local shop is teaching people how to plant an herb garden. With the days getting longer and the weather getting warmer, planting a garden can be a fun way to de-stress. Baker Garden & Gift set up pots, plants and soil to show people how easy and rewarding gardening…

FM Diversion Gets $750 Million in Federal Funding, Injunction Lift Pending

The next step is for a Minnesota judge to lift a temporary injunction that was put on the project

FARGO, N.D. — State and local leaders sign a partnership securing 750 million dollars for the F–M Diversion. The goal of the agreement is to get the project done in six to eight years. “It’s not if we’re going to flood. We are going to flood. Let’s get that permanent protection in place to protect lives and property and over time…