Author: Kendra Beneke

North Dakota reports 527 new COVID-19 cases and five deaths Monday

Cass County accounts for 8,794 of the total positive cases and 84 of the total deaths.

CASS COUNTY, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Health reports 527 new COVID-19 cases and five new deaths on Monday. Forty-three counties report new cases. Cass County reports the most new cases with 136 and Burleigh County the second most with 89. Four men and one woman from five counties died. The NDDoH says it will no longer being supplying information…

West Fargo Police Department’s School Resource Officer program gains national recognition

The department will be formally recognized at the 2021 National Conference.

WEST FARGO, N.D.–The West Fargo Police Department’s School Resource Officer program is being recognized as a model agency by the National Association of School Resource Officers. West Fargo began their program in 2005 with just one SRO and currently has seven SROs all managed by Sergeant Derek Cruff. The department began the process to become an NASRO model agency in…

North Dakota reports 886 new COVID-19 cases and nine deaths Friday

Cass County accounts for 8,359 of the total positive cases and 83 of the total deaths.

CASS COUNTY, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Health reports 886 new COVID-19 cases and nine new deaths on Friday. Forty-nine counties report new cases. Cass County reports the most new cases with 156 and Grand Forks County the second most with 120. Three men and six women from six counties died. All nine people had underlying health conditions. North Dakota’s…

Xcel Energy Holiday Lights Parade cancelled

FARGO, N.D.–The Downtown Community Partnership has announced the cancellation of the Xcel Energy Holiday Lights Parade due to the COVID-19 pandemic. CDC guidelines continue to recommend limited attendance at events and the parade attracts thousands of people every year. In place of the parade, the DCP is hoping to provide several shopping and entertainment events for the community to enjoy….

North Dakota reports 1,038 new COVID-19 cases and nine deaths Thursday

Cass County accounts for 8,207 of the total positive cases and 82 of the total deaths.

CASS COUNTY, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Health reports 1,038 new COVID-19 cases and nine new deaths on Thursday. Forty-eight counties report new cases. Cass County reports the most new cases with 280 and Burleigh County the second most with 209. Seven men and two women from seven counties died. All nine people had underlying health conditions. The NDDoH was…

Driver taken to hospital after colliding with garbage truck near West Fargo

WEST FARGO, N.D.–A 60-year-old woman was taken to a local hospital after she collided with a garbage truck Thursday morning. The Cass County Sheriff’s Office responded to the intersection of County Road 10 and 166th Avenue SE between Mapleton and West Fargo at approximately 6:40 a.m. The West Fargo Rural Fire Department also responded to the scene and extricated the…

Moorhead recycling drop-off sites experiencing high contamination rates

The City has four recycling drop-off sites for plastic, aluminum, glass, cardboard, newspaper, magazines and yard waste.

Photo Credit: City of MoorheadA recycling dumpster for plastic at the Southside drop-off site location that was overflowing with unrecyclable materials, including electronics, toys, and furniture. Due to high contamination, this bin was dumped at the landfill.MOORHEAD, Minn.–The City of Moorhead is urging residents to be mindful of the materials being dropped off at recycling sites throughout the city. The…

North Dakota reports 516 new COVID-19 cases and 10 deaths Wednesday

Cass County accounts for 8,010 of the total positive cases and 81 of the total deaths.

CASS COUNTY, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Health reports 516 new COVID-19 cases and 10 new deaths on Wednesday. Forty-five counties report new cases. Cass County reports the most new cases with 97 and Ward County the second most with 90. Six men and four women from seven counties died. All 10 people had underlying health conditions. North Dakota’s COVID-19…

Fargo Police arrest man behind the Bismarck for waving a gun at people

Police did recover a handgun at the scene.

FARGO, N.D.–A man was arrested behind the Bismarck Wednesday morning after a bystander saw him waving a gun at several people. A Fargo Police officer was flagged down at the Bismarck at approximately 1:34 a.m. and spoke to the bystander who reported the incident. The bystander pointed towards three people inside a vehicle who then began walking away from the…