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Morning headlines: Most area swimming pools opening today

… , a state-of-the-art lighting system was procured, designed, installed and …

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Here is your InForum Minute for Tuesday, May 31.

Most Fargo pools open Monday

Most Fargo-area pools open Tuesday, May 31.

FARGO — The Fargo Park District plans to open its five outdoor pools for the summer at 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 31.

The pools include Island Park Pool, Madison Pool & Splash Pad, Davies Recreational Pool, Southwest Recreation Pool and Roger G. Gress Northside Pool.

The park district has new scanner cards as pool passes for the 2022 season. Season passes can be purchased online at

or at the Fargo Park District main office at 701 Main Ave.


Also on Tuesday, the water spouts at Broadway Square are set to open for the season. The spouts, which are open to the public and free to use, operate daily from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. May to October, weather permitting.

Unveiling of lighting for sandbagging sculpture is Tuesday

Spirit of the Sandbagger

“Spirit of the Sandbagger.” Chris Flynn / The Forum

FARGO — A community celebration is planned for Tuesday night, May 31, at 9:30 p.m. to unveil the lighting of the “The Spirit of the Sandbagger” sculpture in downtown Fargo.

Last September, the Fargo Lions Club gifted the monument to the city in honor of the club’s 100th year of service to the community and to recognize the thousands of volunteers who fought numerous Red River floods to save the community.

During the last several months, a state-of-the-art lighting system was procured, designed, installed and programmed with the help of three companies at the site on Second Street and First Avenue North.

Full story here.

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