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Kids Participate in Fargo Parks’ Water Safety Day

They learned important skills while having fun in the water

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo Park District hosted Water Safety Day, where kids got to learn some important skills while having fun too. “They feel better when they’re comfortable, and they’re also safer when they’re comfortable,” Isabelle Sinkler, a lifeguard, said. “If you educate them, they’ll know what to do in a situation if they ever have to, try to…

Tips For Staying Safe in the Heat

People should know the signs of heat illness

FARGO, N.D. — With warm temperatures coming up, people are reminded stay safe when going outside. To avoid suffering from heat illness, people should know the symptoms and be prepared beforehand. Heat exhaustion could be happening if someone feels dizzy and lightheaded and has a rapid pulse and breathing. Signs of heat stroke include your body not sweating, loss of…

Get Ready to Grab Your Swimsuit Soon! Island Park Refills Pool for Summer

Opening day is June 4

FARGO, N.D. — With temperatures rising above 80, pretty soon you’ll be able to cool off at one of the many local pools in the metro. Fargo Park District has started to fill up Island Park’s Pool for the summer. The facility takes up to 420,000 gallons of water, which is why the process lasts for a whole day. Park service…

Woman Throws Water On Conservative Commentator Tomi Lahren At Minneapolis Establishment

President Donald Trump tweeted in support of Lahren

Conservative commentator Tomi Lahren says she is disheartened and embarrassed but not broken after a woman threw water on her at Union Bar and Grill in Minneapolis. “I think that those that threw the water, that were applauding and laughing about it, wanted to get their 15 minutes of fame by making a video of me,” said Lahren. “I think…

Fargo City Commissioners Agree To Revert To 70-30 Share On Special Assessments

The change means those paying the higher specials will see their assessment drop

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo’s special assessment structure is under fire by taxpayers and has become the number one issue leading up to the June election. City commissioners voted unanimously Monday to rescind the current cost share policy for street, water and sewer line projects. Commissioner Tony Grindberg offered the motion to revert to a 2013 policy that had taxpayers picking…

Environmental Quality Board Discusses Water Management

There isn't much worry for a flood this year

MOORHEAD, Minn. — State agency commissioners and citizen members on the Environmental Quality Board gathered to discuss the future of water management in the Red River Basin. This took place in conjunction with a joint conference with the Red River Watershed Management Board and the Flood Damage Reduction Workgroup. The goal was to come up with a strategic plan on managing…

Getting Excess Water Off the Streets and Into the Drains

The drains are iced over, leaving puddles of melted slush throughout the streets

FARGO, ND — Fargo Public Works staff say they are doing everything they can to get excess water off the streets and into the drains. After weeks of negative temperatures and plenty of snow, the drains are iced over, leaving puddles of melted slush throughout the streets. Staff has been spread out around town, opening up drains because they say…

People Dive Into Freezing Water to Help Those With Disabilities

CCRI hosted their fifth annual Polar Plunge

MOORHEAD, Minn. — People in the community waded into freezing water to support others with disabilities. Creative Care for Reaching Independence (CCRI) hosted their annual Polar Plunge in Moorhead. People had to pay or donate at least $75 for the privilege of diving into a pool of water on a cold February day. CCRI says that they’re happy to be…

Traces of Bromate Found in City of Fargo Water

this is the first time Fargo's water treatment plant has had this happen

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo’s Water Treatment plant found traces of bromate in the water supply back in December. This is the first time the city has found an above average trace of bromate in the water, which is a contaminate. It forms when ozone, a chemical used to disinfect drinking water, reacts with the naturally occurring bromide chemical already found in…

Newfolden, Minnesota Reports Water Main Break

It happened just east of the elementary school

  NEWFOLDEN, Minn. — The City of Newfolden, Minnesota is reporting a water main break. It happened just east of the elementary school. Repairs will begin in the morning and water will be shut off in that area of town until it’s fixed which is expected by late Tuesday. Categories: Community, Local News, Minnesota News, News Landing Page Tags: BREAK,…