Author: Kendra Johnson

LIVE: Gov. Burgum to Hold Daily COVID-19 Press Briefing

BISMARCK, N.D.–Gov. Doug Burgum is holding his daily press briefing to provide an update on the COVID-19 pandemic in North Dakota. Burgum will be joined by North Dakota Supreme Court Justice Jon Jensen, Major General Alan Dohrmann and Commerce Commissioner Michelle Kommer. The North Dakota Department of Health reported a total of 173 positive cases, with 29 hospitalizations and 3…

Fargo-Moorhead Spring Clean Up Week Rescheduled

FARGO, N.D.–The Cities of Fargo, West Fargo, Moorhead and Dilworth have rescheduled the annual metro spring cleanup week. The decision was a unified community response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The cleanup week has been rescheduled for September 14-18. The City of Horace has also rescheduled their cleanup day to September 19. Additionally, the annual electric recycling event in Fargo has…

LIVE: Gov. Walz to Address Minnesota’s Latest Efforts to Combat COVID-19

ST. PAUL, Minn.–Gov. Tim Walz is holding a press briefing to discuss Minnesota’s latest efforts to combat COVID-19. The Minnesota Department of Health has reported 789 positive cases of COVID-19 and 22 deaths. For more information, visit health.state.mn.us Categories: Coronavirus, Coronavirus-MN, Health, Minnesota News Tags: Coronavirus, COVID-19, GOV. TIM WALZ, Minnesota Department of Health, PRESS BRIEFING

Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch Thrift Stores Distributing Curbside Easter Packages

The Easter merchandise is limited and varies by store.

FARGO, N.D.–The Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch Thrift Stores are offering pre-packaged bags of Easter merchandise for families on Tuesday, April 7. Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch will be distributing the packages in the parking lots from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Devils Lake and Dilworth locations are excluded. The stores are limiting one package per child and a suggested…

Fargo Police Warn of Grandparent Scams Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

FARGO, N.D.–The Fargo Police Department is warning people about scams that target grandparents specifically. Police say scammers pose as grandchildren who are supposedly in trouble and need money wired to them immediately. The scammers will say they need help paying a hospital bill or leaving a foreign country in the midst of COVID-19. In order to avoid falling victim to…

Woman Safe after Vehicle Catches Fire on Railroad Tracks in Moorhead

The cause of the fire is currently unknown.

MOORHEAD, Minn.–A woman is safe after her vehicle became stuck on the railroad tracks and caught fire near the intersection of 8th Street and First Avenue North in Moorhead Thursday night. The Moorhead Fire Department responded to the scene and quickly put the fire out. Firefighters pushed the vehicle off the tracks once the fire was out. Acting Fire Captain…

Trump Orders 3M to Meet FEMA’s Mask Needs

3M is on track to double global production of N95 masks to 2 billion a year in 12 months.

SAINT PAUL, Minn. (AP)–President Donald Trump has ordered Minnesota-based 3M to produce and sell as many medical-grade masks as the Federal Emergency Management Agency says it needs. Trump invoked the Defense Production Act in an effort to speed up the distribution of desperately needed hospital masks. 3M CEO Mike Roman said earlier this week that the company is working closely…

LIVE: Gov. Doug Burgum Holds Daily Press Briefing

BISMARCK, N.D.–Gov. Doug Burgum is holding his daily press briefing with the North Dakota Department of Health. The NDDoH confirmed a total of 147 positive cases, 26 hospitalizations, 39 recoveries and three deaths as of midnight on April 1. Categories: Coronavirus, Coronavirus-ND, Health, North Dakota News Tags: Coronavirus, COVID-19, GOV. DOUG BURGUM, PRESS BRIEFING