Travel expected to pick up this Labor Day weekend

FARGO-MOORHEAD — Although it won’t be as busy as Labor Day weekend in past years, a local travel agent says lines at the airport will be longer this Friday and Monday. Tod Ganje with Travel Incorporated in Moorhead says a few flights from and to Hector International Airport will be full this holiday weekend. Even so, Ganje says more people…

DNR Beginning Phased Reopening Of Campgrounds in Minnesota

The DNR will open 75 remote campsites in state parks for use Memorial Day weekend, most of which have existing reservations. Another 80 remote sites are expected to be ready by next Friday.

MINNESOTA — The DNR says they are beginning a phased reopening of its campgrounds. The DNR is allowing dispersed and remote camping at state forests and some parks. “Dispersed camping is for hardy campers who are used to camping without amenities so you do have to pack in and pack out everything,” Assistant Communications Director for the Office Of Communication…

Are You a Fargo Force Fan? Here’s How to Get Free Tickets this Weekend!

Fargo Force staff say this is a great way for them to promote the importance of reading and education for students of all ages

FARGO, N.D. — Calling all students: Are you a Fargo Force fan and want free hockey tickets for this weekend? Here’s your chance. If you bring a book to Scheels Arena and drop it off by the box office before Thursday and Friday’s game, you will get one ticket per book. All of the books will be donated to kids…

Drivers Urged to Be Cautious in Winter Storm

Travelers should plan ahead of time for safety

MOORHEAD, Minn. — With the winter storm this weekend, drivers are recommended to be extra cautious when out on the road. There is expected to be increasing traffic throughout the holiday weekend. Travelers should pay attention to weather forecasts and other information. Officials urge people not to put their personal schedules ahead of safety. They say there have been fewer…

Boy Injured After Accidental Shooting in Polk County

The boy was taken to Altru Hospital in Grand Forks with non-life threatening injuries

  FISHER, Minn. — An accidental shooting injured a boy in Polk County, Minnesota over the weekend. The sheriff’s office responded to the shooting Saturday morning around 11 in rural Fisher. They say a juvenile male was accidentally shot by another juvenile male with a small caliber rifle. The boy was taken to Altru Hospital in Grand Forks with non-life…

City of Fargo Prepping for First Snowfall of the Season

Staff at Fargo Public Works are checking the equipment and getting it prepared for the first snow of the season

FARGO, ND — With the possibility of snow falling in the Metro, it also means a higher chance of danger on the roads. After a summer of warm days and beautiful sunshine, it is time to embrace a true North Dakota winter. “Early fall snow storms can catch anybody off guard,” said Mark Williams, who is with Fargo Public Works. Williams…

West Fargo Residents Celebrate their Community at West Fest

The whole day was filled with events such as parades, vendors and craft shows

WEST FARGO, N.D. — This weekend, West Fargo isn’t just a place where you live:  It’s a community you can celebrate. It’s a “city on the grow.” But West Fargo locals say it keeps the small town feel. “You know your neighbors. Your kids all play together. Even as it gets bigger, it maintains that feeling,” said Jennifer Erends, event coordinator…

Fargo’s Holy Cross Cemetery Vandalized, Vehicle Taken

Cemetery records were not taken

FARGO, ND — The office and shop at Holy Cross Cemetery in north Fargo were burglarized over the long holiday weekend. The superintendent said a pickup and laptop were stolen and the office was ransacked. Cemetery records were not taken. The stolen pickup is a white, 2003 Ford F-250 with some damage to the box. Anyone who saw suspicious activity…

Fargo Blues Festival is Back in Town

The weekend is filled with performances by 12 blues bands from different parts of the country

FARGO, ND — The Fargo Blues Festival is back for its two day extravaganza at Newman Outdoor Field. The weekend is filled with performances by 12 blues bands from different parts of the country. BBQ ribs, cheese curds, clothing, and hair beading are just a few of the vendors that will be there all weekend. The organizers say more than…

Adding a Seventh Show in Sioux Falls, Superstar Garth Brooks May Truly be Much Too Young to Feel So Old

Brooks announced this morning that "due to extraordinary fan support" he has added a 7th show in Sioux Falls with his wife, Trisha Yearwood

  SIOUX FALLS, SD — The Garth Brooks madness in Sioux Falls appeared to be dying down after six shows sold out Friday morning. Then, around 7:30 p.m. Friday, Brooks’ Twitter page posted a video with the text reading “We owe Sioux Falls another show!!! It doesn’t matter if it’s one or 10,000, we’ll be there! Thank you!! love, g”….