Coronavirus-MN

Move-In Day For Students At Concordia Where Masks Will Be Required In Class

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Concordia College in Moorhead is requiring face masks in all classes, labs and studios beginning on the first day of class which is Thursday. Students spent the day getting moved into the college to get ready for the start of classes. They head off Monday to “Hands For Change” service projects around the community. Concordia is also…

Face Masks Required Indoors at UND Starting Monday

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Just days after UND President Andrew Armacost said he wasn’t mandating face masks this semester, there has been a change of course. As classes begin on Monday, a face mask requirement is now in place for all indoor spaces at UND including classrooms, academic buildings, hallways, administrative buildings and Chester Fritz Library and other spots. It…

LIVE: Redhawks Honor Veterans at Honor Flight Game

The RedHawks will help give wings to our region's veterans at their game this Sunday afternoon.

It’s the Great American Pastime. And this Sunday, you can be part of it, while you help honor our region’s great American heroes. Sunday’s RedHawks game is dedicated to the Honor Flight of North Dakota/Minnesota and the veterans it serves. There will be a lot of military organizations on hand, and the retiring head of the region’s honor flight is…

Concordia College announces masking & vaccination plans

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – Concordia College has new Covid-19 vaccine and masking policies beginning Monday, Aug. 16. The college strongly encourages employees and students to get their shot. Students in college sponsored travel of two days or more are expected to be vaccinated. Professors and instructors may require masks to be worn in classes, labs and studios unless an accommodation…

LIVE: The Plains Art Gala Returns

The region's biggest art party is back in the heart of downtown.

It’s a good thing creativity comes with the territory. That’s because the creative types at the  Plains Art Museum had to do some fast thinking about how to pull off the return of the Art Gala safely. Usually, the Gala takes place in May, and at that point, museum folks were still working to plan the Gala’s return, this time…

Masks recommended, five days of in-person learning approved for Moorhead schools

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – The Moorhead School Board has approved the district’s Safe Return to In-Person Learning Plan for the upcoming school year which includes an indoor mask recommendation and five days a week in-person learning. The plan was passed during a special meeting Wednesday. Face coverings will be required on buses to comply with federal mass transit mandates. The…

LIVE: The Return of the Honor Flights

We're flying high on this welcome news.

It’s the news we’ve been waiting for. Our region’s honor flights are set to return this spring, after more than a year-and-a-half hiatus on hold to protect the health and lives of the service members they honor. The national organizers for the North Dakota and Minnesota veterans’ group made a tough decision at the start of the pandemic to postpone…

What are the COVID-19 policies on local college campuses this fall

What are the mask and vaccination policies as the 2021 semester is set to begin.

FARGO, ND (KVRR) — Students are headed back to campus this fall including MSUM, NDSU, UND and Concordia. What are the mask and vaccination policies as the 2021 semester is set to begin. At Minnesota State University Moorhead, vaccinations are not required but are strongly encouraged. MSUM is offering incentives for students and employees who share why they got vaccinated….

Sanford Health to require employee COVID-19 vaccination

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Sanford Health is requiring its employees to get vaccinated against the coronavirus by November 1st. Sanford Health Fargo Vice President Dr. Doug Griffin says although the decision has been under consideration for some time, the resurgence of COVID-19 variants is one of the reasons for the mandate. “That’s probably maybe moved the timeline up a little…

NW Minnesota lawmakers discuss 2021 legislative session

MINNESOTA (KVRR) — A Minnesota Legislative wrap-up with District 4 legislators discusses actions and support they took during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. “As the COVID-19 pandemic upended many Moorhead businesses, Minnesota State lawmakers discuss the resiliency the community had to come back from difficult times,” DFL State Representative Heather Keeler of Moorhead said. With the Cares Act that…