Author: Alison Voorhees

12 West Fargo Students, Staff Out with Positive COVID-19 Tests

West Fargo Public Schools releases 'Weekly Risk Level Status Check'

WEST FARGO, N.D. — West Fargo Public Schools is doing weekly risk level status checks. As of Monday morning, 12 students and staff are out with a positive COVID test. There are 144 students and staff in a COVID-Related Quarantine. Also, 74 students and staff are showing COVID-Related Symptoms. According to the post on Facebook, WFPS says there are no…

Fargo middle and high schools to transition to distance learning in October

The FPS Instructional Plan Committee will meet again on October 5.

FARGO, N.D. — Middle and high school students at Fargo Public Schools will be switching to distance learning. The move will happen on October 5th and go through October 19th. Elementary schools will continue with hybrid learning. The district’s COVID-19 Instructional Plan Committee meets every two weeks and will meet again on October 5th. That’s when they will decide how…

High-Risk Sex Offender Living in Grand Forks County

The Grand Forks Sheriff's Office is notifying the public of his location

MANVEL, N.D. — A high-risk sex offender is living in Grand Forks County. The sheriff’s office says 39-year-old Cameron Zahn is living at 2463 17th Street Northeast in Manvel, North Dakota. His offense happened in Morton County in 2014 and was convicted in 2015. Categories: Local News, North Dakota News

Joe Biden Announces Minnesota Campaign Stop: Duluth

The former vice president will come Friday, September 18

DULUTH, Minn. — Former Vice President Joe Biden will be in Duluth in two days. His campaign announced that the democratic presidential nominee will tour a union training center and speak afterwards. The times for the both the tour and his speech haven’t been announced. President Trump will also visit Minnesota on Friday. The president will be at Bemidji Aviation…

Microsoft in Fargo Confirms Employee Layoffs

A spokesperson would not say how many employees are affected

FARGO, N.D. — Microsoft lays off employees at its Fargo campus. A spokesperson for the company would not say how many people were affected. The company’s headquarters in Redmond, Washington put out a statement that says, a small percentage of the employee base in Fargo was eliminated. Microsoft says it reflects adaptions to business needs and does not change its…

Fargo Police Ask for Help Finding Missing Man

Tadd Johnson was last seen on August 15

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo Police Department is asking for help finding 51-year-old Tadd Johnson. He was last seen on August 15 leaving his great aunt’s home in Fargo. Johnson is described as 5’9″, 165 pounds, blue eyes and brown hair. If you have any information, please call the Fargo Police Department or text FARGOPD and your tip to 847411….

Fergus Falls, Breckenridge Pizza Hut Restaurants Close

"We're Sorry But This Location Has Been Permanently Closed"

BRECKENRIDGE & FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — Two area Pizza Hut restaurants close. Both the Fergus Falls and Breckenridge locations are no longer open. On the Pizza Hut website, there’s a message that says they have permanently closed. One customer in Breckenridge says she ordered last night. North Dakota also has locations in the area that have closed, including Fargo, Grand…

Minnesota Twins Honor Grand Forks Officer Cody Holte

It's Armed Forces Appreciation Day at Target Field

  MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — It’s the 17th annual Armed Forces Appreciation Day at Target Field. The Twins honoring Grand Forks fallen officer Cody Holte at their game against Detroit. A short video played to show Holte’s love of baseball and the military. Holte served with the North Dakota Army National Guard. The baseball team also gave his family a custom…

Fargo North Notifies Parents of Student with COVID-19

At the end of the first day back to school, the principal sent out a letter to parents

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo North is already notifying parents on the first day that a student has tested positive for COVID-19. Health officials reaching out to close contacts to stop the spread.   Below is a copy of the letter:   Good evening North High parents/guardians, On Wednesday, September 2, 2020, Fargo North High School received information that a Fargo…

West Fargo Man Run Over by Tractor

The accident happened west of Cooperstown, North Dakota

GRIGGS COUNTY, N.D. — A West Fargo man is injured after getting run over by a tractor in Griggs County. It happened west of Cooperstown shortly after 10 a.m. Saturday. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says 32-year-old Ryan Hoverson was working on a fence with another man when a parking brake malfunction caused the tractor to run him over. Hoverson…