Summer

Governor Tim Walz announces plan to end MN COVID-19 restrictions

"We're going to have a summer where just the simple things will be back again."

MINNESOTA (KVRR) — Minnesota Governor Tim Walz announces his plan to end statewide COVID-19 restrictions. “We’re going to have a summer where just the simple things will be back again,” Walz said. Walz’s new plan to reduce COVID-19 restrictions could put an end to some requirements May 28 if the state reaches a 70 percent vaccination rate. This Friday some…

Major vaccination improvements by summer in Cass County

"With the Johnson and Johnson coming out we think we'll get more people vaccinated and what we're beginning to think is we may have our population vaccinated by the end of June."

CASS CO., N.D. (KVRR) — A legislative conversation with Cass County legislators and local leaders quickly turns to talk about the COVID vaccines. The most important topic to arise from the virtual session raised the question of where the county stands in terms of vaccinations. Fargo Mayor Doctor Tim Mahoney says no vaccine is being wasted and with the Johnson…

UND Celebrates Summer Graduates Digitally

The nearly 500 grads were part of the second online graduation for the university.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. –The University of North Dakota is sending off its summer graduates digitally. The nearly 500 grads were part of the second online graduation for the university. The school says the number of graduates is nearly the same as other summers. Students got their names read off with their major and a photo. Students can expect to get…

F-M City Soccer Running Free Scrimmages And Encouraging People To Sign Up For Fall Leagues

"The more you can reduce the barriers of entry the better just because it's so much easier to just pick it up and play,"Director Of F-M City League Soccer, Cory Schlack said.

FARGO, N.D. — At Centennial Park in Fargo, players are chatting and lacing up for a game of soccer that requires no invitation. “That’s actually how F-M City Soccer started; there wasn’t a league in 2017 and we just had a free scrimmage and we had 40 players turn out,”  Director Of F-M City League Soccer, Cory Schlack said. Over…

The Lights Plaza In West Fargo Has Its Soft Opening

West Fargo events say they were expecting between 500 to 700 people to attend.

WEST FARGO, N.D. – They wanted to let everyone know the plaza is open and they can come out and use the space. They also wanted to let them know of all the upcoming events that will be taking place including a number of concerts later this summer. People enjoying live music as well as some food and refreshments during…

West Fargo is Hosting Food Truck Wednesdays

They are hoping to bring some life to the plaza this summer.

WEST FARGO, N.D. – Every other Wednesday, West Fargo will be bringing in food trucks from 11:30 to 1:00pm The plaza is trying to implement all the social distancing guidelines by having hand-sanitizing stations, wiping each table after each use, limiting the amount of people at each table, and having marked spots and lines. “It’s a great way to get…

Social Distancing: Summer Sweat

As The Weather Warms And Some Gyms Stay Closed, How To Safely Work Out And Try To Social Distance From The Heat

  When everything started shutting down in mid-March, we were literally still in the last days of winter. We still had snow storms and freezing temps to deal with. But now, two and a half months later, we’re setting records in the upper 90’s. That means we even have to reconsider our social distancing practices. Gyms are still closed in…

Health Experts Say Risk For Catching COVID-19 in Public Pools Is Low

With pools reopening in Fargo and West Fargo, many are concerned it would only further spread COVID-19.

FARGO & WEST FARGO, N.D. – With pools reopening in Fargo and West Fargo, many are concerned it would only further spread COVID-19. We spoke to an infectious diseases expert who says if a pool is properly kept, the chlorine should be able to kill the virus, so the risk is low. He also says as long as as you…

AAA Wants To Raise Awareness On Teen Driving During Summer Months

New teen drivers are three times more likely to be involved in a car crash compared to adults.

FARGO, N.D. – They say about every three weeks in the summer, they see a fatal crash involving a teen driver, where the rest of the year it’s about five weeks. People with AAA say now is a good time for parents to model safe driving behavior and make sure their teens are driving safely. Some of the risky behaviors…