Author: Chris Howard

NDSU Nursing Students lend a hand and a swab to keep the campus safe

For NDSU nursing and pharmacy students, the desire to help is second nature.

FARGO, N.D. – As students prepare to return to NDSU for the fall semester, they may be getting a helping hand, or swab, from their fellow students. That’s because they are helping out with mass testing. For NDSU nursing and pharmacy students, the desire to help is second nature. “When we put the call out for volunteers, immediately we were…

FMWF Chamber encourages inclusivity through virtual education series

MOORHEAD, MINN. – A new virtual education series aims to educate businesses on building inclusive and equitable workplaces. The six part series from The Fargo Moorhead West Fargo Chamber of Commerce includes topics on addressing biases in the workplace, dealing with many different cultures, and building a successful and diverse place to work. The events are entirely virtual and you…

Cass County Election officials preparing for 2020 election

Election coordinators are forced to make changes due to the pandemic

FARGO, N.D. — The 2020 election is on the forefront of most of our minds these days. For election coordinators, it’s forcing them to make some changes to plans that they’ve long relied on. The new challenge to account for: an increase in absentee voters due to the pandemic. But with reports of the postal service facing equipment shortages and…

Moorhead Public Schools discusses safety plan for Special Education students

MOORHEAD, MN – A coronavirus safety plan is being put in place for Special Education students at Moorhead schools. The district says it will continue working with students who are on an Individualized Education Plan or IEP. They will also restructure classrooms and learning plans based on the model the district is using. The district will also have alternative learning…

Non-profit announces lawsuit to remove Measure 3 from November Ballot

BISMARCK, N.D. – North Dakota non-profit Brighter Future Alliance is suing to remove Measure 3 from the November ballot. Measure 3 proposes amending North Dakota’s constitution to remove the state legislature’s control over redistricting and instead shift the responsibility to the North Dakota Ethics commission. It also would establish statewide ranked-choice voting, require paper record and audits for ballots, and…

Absentee Voting higher then last election during Minnesota Primary Election

In-person voting during the Minnesota primary election this year isn't as popular as it has been in previous elections, according to election officials.

MOORHEAD, Minn. – As we creep closer to the General Election in November, the Minnesota State Primary may be able to show us a preview of what voting will look like. In-person voting during the Minnesota primary election this year isn’t as popular as it has been in previous elections, according to election officials. At Bethesda Lutheran Church in Moorhead,…

United Way of Cass-Clay helps prepare students for new school year

With the way COVID-19 has ravaged the economy, parents are having to make tougher choices about what their children actually need.

FARGO, N.D. – As the school year inches ever closer, parents are starting to think about all the different supplies needed. With the way COVID-19 has ravaged the economy, parents are having to make tougher choices about what their children actually need. “Many families have to choose between whether they are going to pay rent or buy food, and so…

New Co-Working Space Railyard Comes to Fargo

They have 11,000 Square Feet of co-working office space that can accommodate solo workers and teams.

FARGO, N.D. – A new office space in Fargo is inviting people working from home to give their offices a try. Railyard Offices says people working remote benefit more from having an organized work space that is free from the distractions that are at home. They have 11,000 Square Feet of co-working office space that can accommodate solo workers and…

ND National Guard trains for the worst: radioactive accidents & biological attacks

FARGO, N.D. – For Master Sergeant Kristi Erickson, a supervisor of the North Dakota National Guard’s 119th Wing Emergency Management Team, detecting hazardous radiation materials isn’t her day job. That’s what the soldiers at the 81st Civil Support Team do instead. They’re trained to respond to incidents ranging from radioactive accidents to biological attacks. If a really terrible accident happened in North…