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…

Fargo Public Library Hosts Holi Celebration with Its Own Festival of Colors

Families are taking part in activities for the Indian holiday

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo Public Library is giving people an opportunity to look forward to spring with an Indian celebration. Area families are taking part in activities revolving around the Indian holiday of Holi. The holiday is known as a “festival of colors” and celebrates forgiveness, friendship, and the coming of spring. Organizers say people from all cultures are encouraged…

Travel Agents Busy As People Look to Escape Winter

Normally during this time of year, they say they're helping travelers book summer vacations instead

FARGO, N.D. — During this time of year, travel agents say they typically see things calm down and start helping people plan their summer vacations. “The snow’s a little higher than I remember,” said Tony Heinbaugh. But after even more snow and the frigid temps in North Dakota and Minnesota, everyone seems to be either wishing they could go back in…

Discussions About Relocating Wild Turkeys to SD Gets Approved in Moorhead

Nuisance turkey complaints and public safety problems are catching the attention of leaders in Moorhead

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Moorhead City Leaders are considering a plan that would relocate up to 75 wild turkeys to South Dakota. Monday night the city council approved the next steps. Nuisance turkey complaints and public safety problems are catching the attention of leaders in Moorhead. “I’ve seen over the years, the reason why our nuisance complaints have gone up is…

Spring Fargo Junk Market Comes to a Close

More than 2,500 people went to the market over the weekend

  WEST FARGO, N.D. — You might be getting rid of stuff for spring cleaning but many people in the metro are doing the opposite at the Fargo Junk Market. More than 2,500 people attended this spring’s junk market. The market featured over 100 vendors selling things from jewelry to home décor and more. Organizers started the market eight years ago…

Options Available for Treating Seasonal Allergies

Allergy season started later this year

FARGO, N.D. — Now that allergy season has started, you might find yourself avoiding the outdoors just so you don’t have to deal with the itchy eyes and the runny nose. “Just really makes you irritated and inflamed like your nose puffs up and you have trouble breathing, sneeze a lot, your eyes get itchy,” Eddie Barragan, an allergy sufferer said….

Using Your Green Thumb This Spring

Gardening experts say right now it's best to get cold tolerant plants

  FARGO, N.D. — We may have gotten some hotter weather but those cool nights can still affect your garden. Garden experts say many people in the metro have been buying more cold tolerant plants and flowers like pansies as a result. It’s usually after Mother’s Day when you can start planting tropical plants that require a lot of heat. If…