Author: Paola Belloso

Fargo & West Fargo Unveil “Stay Home Save Lives” Directive

With this new directive, they hope people can be "North Dakota" smart when leaving their homes.

CASS COUNTY – “This is not, never leave your house order, instead, I’m trusting each of you to be “North Dakota smart,” says Fargo Mayor Tim Mahoney. Stay Home – Save Lives is the directive of both Fargo and West Fargo leaders. “People are smart. They can do the right thing, and this is really a request for them to…

Dakota Boys & Girls Ranch Give Out Easter Baskets To Families In The F-M Area

The store had to close its doors on March 18 due to COVID-19.

FARGO, N.D. –  The thrift stores were left with an Easter overstock and decided to make prepackaged baskets. Some of the things in the baskets are: dye kits, empty Easter eggs, Easter decor, chalks and toys. The baskets are $5 and all the money goes to the ranch. “We thought this was a way we could marry both of them…

Coronavirus Pandemic Prompting People To Grow Their Own Food

Michelle Casias created a group on Facebook called Garden Swap and Community Garden of Fargo and West Fargo

FARGO/WEST FARGO-, Michelle Casias of Fargo says she decided to grow a vegetable garden in her home in case there is ever a food shortage due to COVID-19. “I decided that I would grow a garden because we’re finding in my work related job that there’s going to be some food shortages, so I wanted to prepare for my family,”…

Gov. Tim Walz Unveils New COVID-19 State Website

The website has the latest on everything COVID-19

MINNESOTA – The site is a way for Minnesotans to keep up to date with the state’s latest COVID-19 data, including the latest updates on cases and deaths, as well as resources. Governor Walz says the peak is yet to come, but by staying at home and practicing social distancing, people are slowing the rate of infection and allowing for…

Cass County Correctional Facility Discusses Their Procedure For Sick Inmates

The Cass County Sherrif discussed the facility's process of isolation and quarantine

CASS COUNTY, N.D. – Since the COVID-19 pandemic started, The Cass County correctional facility has been taking extra precautions to assure the safety of inmates and staff. “That begins with a screening process when officers come to our facility. That screening process is for the officers who are bringing the intakes into our facility and then the actual person who…

Local Business Creates Go Fund Me To Help It’s Employees During COVID-19

The owner found a creative way to get the employees involved.

FARGO-MOORHEAD – Like many businesses, Luna Fargo and Sol Ave Kitchen in Moorhead have seen the impact of COVID-19. The restaurants went from having 10 to 15 employees to having less than five. After seeing restaurants across the nation doing GoFundme campaigns for their employees, Nicki Berglund, the owner of both restaurants, wanted to do something for her staff. She…

Cass County Electric Cooperative Donates N-95 Face Masks to Sanford & Essentia Health

The company donated just over 1,000 masks.

CASS COUNTY – Company leaders say they wanted to do their part to support healthcare workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. They looked through their inventory and saw they had extra masks they could give away. The company found they had 54 hundred masks on hand and decided to donate just more than one thousand of them. “You know whilst it’s…

Truck Drivers Receive Free Meals As a Thank You Amid COVID-19

The organizations are expecting to deliver another 200 meals on Tuesday.

MAPLETON, N.D – Truck drivers continue to keep America stocked with food and supplies despite the COVID-19 pandemic. “Our truck drivers are the backbone of America. They are what keeps the supply chain going and we are so appreciative of everything that they do day in and day out. And while the rest of America is trying to work from…

Cass County Sees Single Largest Day Of Coronavirus Cases Tuesday With 8

The highest exposure category is community spread.

CASS COUNTY – The highest category in the state of infection rate is 30-39 year olds. The highest exposure category is community spread. Sanford Health says they have four in patients positive for COVID-19. Eight Sanford employees have also tested positive. The hospital says they have also seen an increase of testing at their drive thru location. “We averaged about…

United Way of Cass Clay Wants To Help Those IAffected By COVID-19

The organization wants to make sure everyone can thrive during these difficult times.

FARGO, N.D.- United Way of Cass-Clay is working to anticipate the needs of our community through these difficult days. They created the Coronavirus Response Fund. “The dollars that we’ll be raising through these funds are are going to be utilized to go to the greatest needs in the community. We’re going to make investments in our trusted non-profit partners, because…