Author: TJ Nelson

North Dakota Quarantine Travel Rules Changed

exemptions made after Minnesota was added to a CDC list of states with widespread community transmission of COVID-19.

BISMARCK, N.D. — Gov. Doug Burgum says you just need to use common sense when it comes to North Dakota’s quarantine rules. The state has made exemptions to its travel quarantine after Minnesota was added to a CDC list of states with widespread community transmission of COVID-19. “Workers in essential and critical infrastructure areas as defined by Homeland Security they…

Workers & Residents At Rosewood on Broadway Test Positive For COVID-19

COVID-19 By The Numbers for April 8, 2020

1/2 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Show Caption Hide Caption FARGO, N.D. — Two employees and two residents at Rosewood on Broadway have tested positive for COVID-19. The residents are isolated at Rosewood and the employees are in isolation at home. They have been restricting all visitors into the facilities for several weeks, and doing daily screenings of employees for…

Woman Arrested After Coughing On Officer & Claiming She Has Coronavirus

23-year-old Cheyenne Whitetail was pulled over late Sunday night in Devils Lake

DEVILS LAKE, N.D. — A Devils Lake woman is facing a felony terrorizing charge after allegedly coughing at an officer claiming she has coronavirus. 23-year-old Cheyenne Whitetail was pulled over late Sunday night. The officer on patrol knew that Whitetail’s license was suspended and saw her driving. After she coughed at the officer, she was arrested and taken to jail….

Coyotes Make Themselves At Home At Bonanzaville

Wildlife officials are assessing the situation

WEST FARGO, N.D. — A pair of coyotes are making their home in an abandoned building at Bonanzaville in West Fargo. The critters were spotted on surveillance cameras roaming the village and checking out their new digs. Wildlife officials are assessing the situation. A staff member believes they may not have a way to get out of the village. Categories:…

North Dakota Quarantine Order Applies To Minnesota, State Looking At Changes

Minnesota was added Monday to a CDC list of states with widespread community transmission of COVID-19

BISMARCK, N.D. — Gov. Doug Burgum and state officials are working on an amendment to the quarantine order after Minnesota was added Monday to a CDC list of states with widespread community transmission of COVID-19. According to a North Dakota executive order, anyone who now travels from Minnesota should quarantine for 14 days. They want to make exceptions for essential…

International Music Camp Postponed To Summer of 2021

A fund has been started with a goal of raising $300,000

DUNSEITH, N.D. — The 65th Season of the International Music Camp is being postponed to the summer of 2021. Campers will be able to carry payments over to next year or get a refund. Summer camp operations make up over 90% of the International Music Camp’s annual income so the decision has a major financial impact on the organization. A…

Flooding Closes Section of Highway 54 Near Manvel, North Dakota

There is no signed detour in place so drivers should use an alternate route

GRAND FORKS CO., N.D. — Some rural North Dakota homes are being surrounded by flood waters. Drone footage was taken by the North Dakota Department of Transportation of Highway 54. Water can be seen covering the highway between I-29 and the Red River about seven miles north of Manvel. There is no signed detour in place so drivers should use…

Gov. Doug Burgum Says Math Is On His Side In Not Ordering “Stay at Home” Order

North Dakota currently has a 3.1% positive test rate making it the 3rd lowest in the country

BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum appreciates an online petition calling for him to issue a stay at home order. But he says he won’t do that as long as the math is on his side. “You know we get to listen to both sides,” said Burgum. “We get to listen to people who think we’ve locked down…

Assistant Becker County Attorney Appointed District Judge

Nathaniel Welte’s appointment will fill a vacancy that occurred upon the retirement of Judge John Scherer

ST. PAUL, Minn. — An assistant county attorney for the Becker County Attorney’s Office is appointed to become a District Court Judge in Minnesota’s Seventh Judicial District. Governor Tim Walz announced the appointments of Nathaniel Welte and Laura Moehrle. Both appointments will be chambered in St. Cloud. Moehrle’s appointment will fill a vacancy that occurred upon the retirement of Judge…