Spring

CCEC Employees Plant Twenty Trees to Celebrate Arbor Day

Ten apple trees, five plum, and five apricot trees were planted near the Fargo headquarters

FARGO, N.D. — Employees from the Cass County Electric Cooperative (CCEC) celebrate Arbor Day by planting some new trees outside their headquarters. The employees planted ten apple trees, five plum trees, and five apricot trees alongside 32nd Avenue South. This marks the second year that CCEC has planted trees. Staff members say they love getting the chance to go outside and…

West Fargo Park District Holds Annual Bouncin’ Bash

It featured more than 20 bouncy houses for kids

WEST FARGO, N.D. — It may be spring but the weather certainly doesn’t feel like it yet. Since most kids are stuck indoors until the nicer weather arrives, the West Fargo Park District tried to help them burn off some energy with its Bouncin’ Bash. They had over 20 bouncy houses including ones with an obstacle course and a wrecking ball….

Spring 2018: What Does the Weather Mean for Agriculture?

Looking Ahead to the Planting Season

You wouldn’t know it by looking outside, but spring begins today. For farmers, the start of spring means planting season is right around the corner. And Mother Nature can make or break a farmer’s  yield, depending on what she throws at us in the next few months. This winter was marked with several Arctic outbreaks. “People probably remember these extreme…

Graduate Students Help Boost Spring Enrollment At MSUM

More Than 5,600 Students Enrolled

MOORHEAD, Minn. — An influx of graduate students has pushed MSUM’s spring enrollment higher. The 30-day Spring Semester enrollment figures show an overall increase of nearly 1 percent. The boost is driven by a 20 percent increase in graduate students. They account for 934 members of the spring class at MSUM. The spring semester headcount is at more than 5,600…

Threat Of Red River And Devils Lake Basin Spring Flooding Remains Low

short-range climate forecasts continue to indicate minor flooding

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The latest spring flood outlook is out and it’s pretty much unchanged. The threat for significant snowmelt flooding remains very low across the main-stem Red River, its tributaries, and the Devils Lake Basin. Current conditions and short-range climate forecasts continue to indicate minor flooding as the predominant risk. Abnormally dry conditions have persisted across the basin…

Climate Expert Says Low Chance of Major Flood in Fargo

The region has experienced lower–than–average precipitation over the past few years

FARGO, N.D. — Spring flood season is just around the corner and climate experts are issuing a new round of outlooks. According to North Dakota State Climatologist Adnan Akuyz, the region has experienced lower–than–average precipitation over the past few seasons. This makes the soil more able to soak in moisture from melting snow. Experts say that even with the current…

FM Ballet Auditions for Brand New Performance…Aladdin!

Many were surprised when they found out the show will not have any of the Disney music

FARGO, ND — The holiday season is over and now the FM Ballet is kicking performance season back into gear and auditioning dancers for their spring show. The group will be performing Aladdin and many dancers say they are extremely excited to learn some new music and moves. Many were surprised when they found out the show will not have…

Time is Running Out on Fargo’s Great Rides Bike Sharing System

The 100 bikes and 11 stations will be removed and placed into storage until next spring

  FARGO, ND — You still have time to get in one last “Great Rides” bike ride for the season. The bike share system will end its third season in operation on November 5th as daylight saving time ends. The 100 bikes and 11 stations will be removed and placed into storage until next spring. The non-profit, seasonally-operated bike share…

Presidential Disaster Declaration Issued for 10 Counties, Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Reservation

This declaration triggers federal assistance of approximately $3.25 million

1/4 DEANNA NEWELL Show Caption Hide Caption 2/4 DEANNA NEWELL Show Caption Hide Caption 3/4 DEANNA NEWELL Show Caption Hide Caption 4/4 DEANNA NEWELL Show Caption Hide Caption REGIONAL — A presidential disaster declaration has been issued for 10 counties and Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Reservation that were affected by spring flooding. The counties include: Benson, Bottineau, Cavalier, McHenry, Pembina,…