Coronavirus-ND

President Trump Extends Stay-at-Home Guidelines for Another 30 Days

The federal government will be extending its social-distancing guidelines through April 30

WASHINGTON, D.C.– Speaking at a contentious White House coronavirus news briefing on Sunday that involved testy standoffs with multiple reporters, President Trump declared that “the peak in death rate” in the coronavirus pandemic “is likely to hit in two weeks,” and said the federal government will be extending its social-distancing guidelines through April 30. “The modeling estimates that the peak in death rate is likely…

North Dakota Museum Of Art Asking For People To Send Art Of What They Are Doing At Home

It's Called "Art In Isolation" The Point Of The Exhibit Is To Show How People Are Handling Social Distancing And The Coronavirus.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The North Dakota Museum Of Art is asking people to send in their submissions from home for a new exhibit. It’s called “Art In Isolation” The point of the exhibit is to show how people are handling social distancing and the Coronavirus. The Museum will print your work on copy paper and put them in one…

Red River Zoo closes to the public amid coronavirus pandemic

The zoo is trying to care for its animal without any ticket revenue

FARGO, N.D. — On a typical warm day like this one, Sally Jacobson says the Red River Zoo would be packed. But instead of kids and families roaming about, the only movement now is the few staff members left taking care of the animals. “We can’t just close the doors and have everyone stay home. We have rare animals that…

What The New Stimulus Package Means For People In The F-M Area

There Is Still No Set Date On When The Checks Will Be Sent Out.

FARGO, N.D. — Under President Trump’s new stimulus package, billions of dollars will flood into the economy for business in the Red River Valley. Every adult filing for themselves who make less then $75,000 a year will be getting over $1,000 in a one time payment. Married families with two dependents making less then $218,000 will get checks up to…

COVID-19 By The Numbers For March 29, 2020

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota is reporting another four positive cases as of Sunday morning but no positive cases during afternoon testing. Two of the new cases come from Cass County: a woman in her 40’s and a woman in her 30’s, one by community spread the other is under investigation. The state now has 98 positive cases. 18 people…

Keeping kids engaged while learning from home

With schools closing to stop the spread of coronavirus, parents may find themselves teaching children at home

FARGO, N.D. — Sylvan Learning in Fargo is offering some tips and tricks to help parents keep their children engaged while learning from home. They say it’s important to maintain a daily schedule. Keep the schedule flexible so parents can help their children with assignments before or after they’re done with work. They also recommend taking breaks to get the…

Three Sanford Fargo Employees Test Positive for COVID-19

FARGO, ND — Sanford Fargo reports that three of their employees have tested positive for COVID-19. The announcement Sunday afternoon was made in a release from Doug Griffin, M.D., vice president, medical officer. The release says: Three Sanford Fargo physical therapists (PT) tested positive for COVID-19. They work in the hospital, two at Sanford Medical Center Fargo and one at…

ND Governor Requests Major Presidential Disaster Declaration

BISMARCK, N.D. – Gov. Doug Burgum has requested a major presidential disaster declaration to unlock federal assistance to support North Dakota’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The governor’s request seeks assistance for public infrastructure and facilities; mitigation grants for counties and tribal nations; assistance for individuals and households; and supplemental nutrition and transitional sheltering assistance, among other aid. “Federal assistance is critical…

1st North Dakota COVID-19 Death is 93 Year Old Fargo Man

MAHNOMEN, MN–Roger Lehne, age 93, of Fargo, ND, formerly of Mahnomen, MN, died on Thursday, March 26, 2020, at the Veterans Administration Hospital, Fargo, ND, due to complications of the Covid-19 virus. Mr. Lehne’s funeral will be held at Anderson Family in Mahnomen, MN. Details on services for Mr. Lehne are pending.     Categories: Coronavirus-ND, Health, Local News, Minnesota…

North Dakota Has 98 COVID-19 Positive Cases

Four more cases of corona virus recorded overnight

A.M. POSITIVE TEST RESULTS | March 28 at 3 p.m. – March 29 at 9 a.m.  ·        Man in his 30s from Stark County, possible travel  ·        Woman in her 40s from Cass County, community spread  ·        Woman in her 30s from Cass County, under investigation   ·        Man in his 80s from Morton County, under investigation     Categories: Travel, Possible Travel, Community Spread, Close Contact, Under…