Author: Kendra Beneke

Moorhead Police Department to take part in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

MOORHEAD, Minn.–The Moorhead Police Department is partnering with the DEA to take part in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on October 24. The Department will be collecting unwanted or expired prescription medications at various locations throughout the city. The Hornbacher’s at 101 11th Street S will be accepting medications from 10 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. and the Hornbacher’s at…

More than 1,000 new COVID-19 cases reported in North Dakota Tuesday

Cass County accounts for 7,915 of the total positive cases and 81 of the total deaths.

CASS COUNTY, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Health reports 1,036 new COVID-19 cases and four new deaths on Tuesday. The cases mark a new single day high for the state. Forty-seven counties report new cases. Burleigh County reports the most new cases with 219 and Grand Forks County the second most with 192. Two men and two women from three…

West Fargo Fire Department encourages residents to Adopt a Hydrant before winter arrives

It can take about 20 minutes to clear a hydrant after an average snowfall.

WEST FARGO, N.D.–West Fargo residents are encouraged to Adopt a Hydrant before the winter season officially arrives in order to save the West Fargo Fire Department time and possibly save lives. Anyone who Adopts a Hydrant is asked to clear a three foot radius around the hydrant and use the online tool to mark the hydrant as clear. According to…

North Dakota reports 662 new COVID-19 cases and four deaths Monday

Cass County accounts for 7,753 of the total positive cases and 79 of the total deaths.

CASS COUNTY, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Health reports 662 new COVID-19 cases and four new deaths on Monday. Forty-seven counties report new cases. Cass County reports the most new cases with 218 and Burleigh County the second most with 115. Three men and one woman from three counties died. All four people had underlying health conditions. North Dakota’s COVID-19…

North Dakota reports 877 new COVID-19 cases and 18 deaths Friday

Cass County accounts for 7,231 of the total positive cases and 79 of the total deaths.

CASS COUNTY, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Health reports 877 new COVID-19 cases and 18 new deaths on Friday. The new cases mark a record high for most cases recorded in a single day in the state. Forty-four counties report new cases. Cass County reports the most new cases with 223 and Ward County the second most with 116. Eight…

Four injured when ambulance rolls over in West Fargo

WEST FARGO, N.D.–The West Fargo Fire Department responded to the Veterans Boulevard Bridge after an ambulance rolled on its side Friday morning. The Fire Department says the ambulance was from Grant-Roberts Ambulance Service in Sisseton, SD and was transporting a patient when it rolled at approximately 7:30 a.m. Firefighters and police officers worked to extricate the original patient who was…

Sanford Health provides record $1 million donation to the Great Plains Food Bank

The donation is the largest in the 38-year history of the Great Plains Food Bank.

FARGO, N.D.–Sanford Health is donating $1 million to the Great Plains Food Bank on Friday to help support hungry children, seniors and families across North Dakota and western Minnesota. The donation is the largest in the 38-year history of the Great Plains Food Bank which has seen a recent increase in the number of people needing food support due to…

City of Moorhead awarded $62 million for 11th Street railroad underpass

The city says construction on the underpass could begin as early as 2023.

MOORHEAD, Minn.–The City of Moorhead was granted funding for a railroad underpass on 11 Street. The Minnesota Legislature granted $110 million to the Minnesota Department of transportation, $62 million of which will be used for the underpass project in Moorhead. Mayor Judd said, “This is a long time coming for Moorhead. The public safety concerns and traffic gridlock issues that…

Fans no longer allowed at Fargo and West Fargo Public Schools sporting events

Games will be live streamed for fans

FARGO, N.D.–Fargo and West Fargo Public Schools will no longer allow fans at sports games beginning Friday, October 16. Only athletes, coaches and essential personnel will be allowed at games. The decision was made based on the number of active COVID-19 cases in Cass County which was updated to an orange COVID status on Wednesday. Fargo Public Schools says both the…