Spring

MSUM celebrates spring graduates virtually

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – MSUM is celebrating its spring semester graduates virtually. The commencements began Thursday and will continue Friday. Graduates from the College of Arts & Humanities and College of Business, Analytics & Communication were celebrated Thursday afternoon. MSUM officials say hosting smaller ceremonies and using an online meeting format allows graduates to see the faces of the students,…

Organization hosts virtual welcome party for people new to the FM area

Organizers say their main focus this year was to provide people with things to do during the cold months.

FARGO-MOORHEAD -The Greater FM Economic Development Corporation welcomes new locals virtually amid COVID-19. About seven years ago, the organization saw people would often only stay for a short amount of time in the Fargo-Moorhead area because they didn’t feel connected to it. They saw an opportunity to create a twice a year welcoming for those looking to explore all that…

Minnesota State High School League votes to move football, volleyball to spring

MINNEAPOLIS¬†–¬†The Minnesota State High School League met Tuesday morning to determine what the options are for the high school fall sports season amid the Covid-19 pandemic. Thousands of high school athletes are awaiting word on their futures after hundreds of seniors across the state had their 2020 spring seasons canceled due to the global health pandemic. The MSHSL canceled the…

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…