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How to Stay Safe on the Water this Fourth of July

Even if you're a pro behind the wheel, safety is something everyone should be aware of

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — As we head into the holiday week, boating professionals want you to stay safe while also having fun. It’s that time of year to pull your boats out from hiding and get them back in action on the lakes. But before you start driving, make sure everything you need is still there. “A lot of the…

What You Should Do The Week Before You Run the Big Race

People at Fargo Running Company say it's important to pay attention for the weather and be prepared for anything and everything

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo Marathon is only a week away and whether you’ve been running for years or preparing for your first race, there are some things you should be doing this week. People at Fargo Running Company say it’s important to pay attention for the weather and be prepared for anything and everything. Have multiple clothing options and…

What You Need to Know About Fire Pits

But with the dangers in place, people in our region are still igniting fire pits and bonfires.

FARGO, N.D. — Burn bans have been in place throughout North Dakota and Minnesota for some time now, but it seems grass fires are still happening and fire pits are still being lit. There are some rules and restrictions in our region and here’s what you need to know about fire pits. When people think of spring and summer, many…

Sharing Tips in Minnesota Now Just an Option

Todd Burt was told he needed to give more of his tips to table bussers

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — The Minnesota Supreme Court has ruled that workers cannot be fired for refusing to share tips. In a divided opinion, the court ruled in favor of a bartender fired from Bunny’s Bar & Grill in St. Louis Park. Todd Burt was told he needed to give more of his tips to table bussers. He refused…

Be on the Lookout for Fake Tickets, Fake Sellers

The BBB and the Vikings are giving tips on how to guarantee your ticket will be valid

FARGO, ND — Minnesota Vikings fans are getting ready for the start of the season on Monday but are being asked to watch out for fake ticket sellers. The Better Business Bureau says if you get tricked into purchasing a fake ticket, you’ll be asked to leave the stadium without getting to see the game. The BBB and the Vikings…

Fireworks Reminders for this Dry 4th of July

The do's and don'ts to pay attention to while handling fireworks this summer

FARGO, ND — Fireworks are great for family fun, but they can be dangerous when you don’t play by the rules. It’s the holiday where lighting off tons of fireworks and firecrackers throughout the night is widely acceptable. But when it comes to playing with fire, it’s dangerous on a number of levels. “I don’t think there’s a year that…

F-M Ambulance: Stay Cool, Stay Healthy in the Heat

F–M Ambulance gives some important tips for staying safe in the heat.

FARGO, ND — The first day of summer is just around the corner and the hot weather calls for some good protection. F–M Ambulance gives some important tips for staying safe in the heat. Be sure to cover up outdoors, use sunscreen, know your limits and stay fully hydrated. They say it’s crucial to give your body the fuel it…

Severe Weather Awareness

Tornado Drills Occurring in North Dakota and Minnesota

Meteorologist Scott Sincoff gives Severe Weather Awareness tips for Minnesota Severe Weather Awareness Week and gives information about upcoming tornado drills: Categories: Community, Weather Blog, Weather Notes Tags: drill, minnesota, north dakota, severe, severe weather, severe weather awareness week, thunderstorm, tips, TORNADO, Warning, watch

St.Patrick’s Day In Fargo: Wearing More Than Just Green To The Parade

Organizers want to make sure you're prepared for the outdoor St.Patrick's Day celebration

FARGO, N.D. — There are events for all ages in the works to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day the next two weekends. Organizers want to make sure you’re prepared for what the outdoor party might bring. “One day a year, everyone is Irish,” said Don Martin, Operations Manager at FM Ambulance. Or in Fargo, two days a year when you count…

Local Business Owners Share Key to Success

Small Business Rx Alliance give tips on what it takes to own a successful business

FARGO, N.D. — If you’re not sure what direction your company is headed, there’s a prescription for small business success. A local group of professionals with years of experience hosted a Business Owner’s Strategic Solutions Luncheon at the Holiday Inn. Members of Small Business Rx Alliance talked everything from rewarding employees to tax deductions to retirement. The business leaders shared…