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Since these specific recommendations were not on the agenda, the liquor control board will talk about them more at its next meeting in December.
Matt Henson / WDAY News

FARGO — The Fargo Liquor Control Board is considering taking additional measures to keep bars in check, hoping it may cut down on problems.

This time they're aiming at the top.

For months, city leaders have discussed improving training when it comes to serving alcohol as part of the solution to cut down on alcohol-related incidents that require the police to get involved. Full story here.


Moorhead City Council passes ordinance related to edible THC products

A seltzer and jars of gummies containing THC are displayed for sale Monday, Oct. 24, 2022, at Your CBD Store-Moorhead, 3234 Highway 10 East.
Michael Vosburg/The Forum

MOORHEAD — Moorhead City Council on Monday, Nov. 14, passed a city ordinance related to the sale of edible cannabinoid products that contain THC.

Council member Shelly Dahlqquist gave the lone dissenting vote on Monday.

Sellers of THC products must pay a licensing fee of $750 a year, according to the ordinance. On-sale liquor license holders and restaurants are also allowed to purchase a license. Full story here .

Give to the Max day set for Nov. 17

MOORHEAD — Minnesota’s 24-hour online fundraiser, Give to the Max Day, is set for Thursday, Nov. 17.

The fundraiser benefits people with disabilities and supports Access of the Red River Valley.

“When you make a gift this Give to the Max Day, you can help Access of the Red River Valley continue to serve individuals with developmental disabilities and their families," said Kathy Potter, the nonprofit's executive director. Full story here.

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