Coronavirus-ND

Fargo Marathon ‘Cautiously Optimistic’ That Run Will Go On

FARGO, ND – The Fargo Marathon is still on schedule to launch in May, even with the fear of the Coronavirus cancelling events around the country. The marathon will be beefing up their first aid stations and common areas with more portable hand washing stations and extra hand sanitizer. The marathon will also be actively cooperating with government officials when…

Fargodome Continuing with Events Despite Coronavirus Concerns

FARGO, N.D.–The Fargodome will remain open to upcoming events and programs despite coronavirus concerns. The Fargodome says they have not been asked to make modifications to upcoming events and it is ultimately the decision of the event promoter to cancel or postpone. Staff members and local health officials are closely monitoring the impact of coronavirus on the F-M community and…

NCHC Cancels Hockey Tournament Due to COVID-19 Concerns

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–The National Collegiate Hockey Conference has canceled the 2020 NCHC Tournament amid coronavirus concerns. The cancellation affects the quarter-finals scheduled to take place this weekend and the frozen faceoff next week. Anyone looking for a refund for quarter-finals tickets are asked to contact their athletic department’s ticket office. Frozen Faceoff tickets can be refunded at the place they…

NDSU and UND to Resume Classes Online after Spring Break

FARGO, N.D.–North Dakota State University and the University of North Dakota announced they will shift to remote instruction for two weeks following Spring Break due to coronavirus concerns. Students are encouraged to monitor their emails for updates about classes. Instructors will contact students about classes that cannot be taken online. University operations at both campuses will remain open for the…

North Dakota confirms first case of Coronavirus, Man In Ward County

The person who tested positive traveled out of state where he had contact with someone who tested positive for the Coronavirus

NORTH DAKOTA – The North Dakota Department of Health confirmed the first presumptive case of novel Coronavirus in a Ward County man in his 60s. “We encourage citizens to be prepared and not panic – to base their actions on facts, not fear,” Gov. Doug Burgum said. “North Dakotans should take this virus seriously, stay informed and follow recommendations for…

Gov. Burgum says sandbaggers are doing well, looks forward to permanent flood protection

The city is behind production levels for their goal.

FARGO, N.D. — Volunteers are working around the clock at Sandbag Central to get 400 thousand sandbags ready by the end of the week. The city is behind production levels for their goal. “It really reinforces the need, this community we are talking about trying to protect here represents nearly 20 percent of the school children in the state of…

North Dakota Receives Millions Of Dollars For Coronavirus

State leaders voted to accept the funding on Tuesday.

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota will be getting up to 6 million dollars in federal funding to stop the spread of the coronavirus. North Dakota has now tested 13 people for the virus: 7 are negative and 6 are pending with no positive tests yet. The cash comes from the over 8 billion dollar COVID-19 bill that was passed by…

NDSU Bans All University-Funded And Sponsored International Travel

College officials say it is based on national and state guidance

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State University is canceling all University-funded and sponsored international travel leaving the United States. That is effective immediately due to the coronavirus pandemic. College officials say it is based on national and state guidance and follows action taken by a number of other schools across the country. NDSU is reviewing refund options. The travel ban…

Eventide To Restrict Visitors Amid Coronavirus Fears

Eventide is discouraging routine social visits

FARGO, N.D. — Eventide retirement community in Fargo is restricting visitors to their campuses. They will begin screening all visitors when they enter the facility. Eventide is discouraging routine social visits during the coronavirus pandemic. They say you should stay in contact with loved ones for the time being through phone calls, texts, emails, and video chats. Categories: Coronavirus, Coronavirus-ND,…

ND/MN Honor Flight Cancelled Due to Risk of COVID-19

Veterans Honor Flight of ND/MN was scheduled for April 26th - 27th.

All National Honor Flight trips have been suspended through April, 30 due to the high risk of COVID-19 exposure. The Honor Flight Network made the announcement Wednesday morning. The Veterans Honor Flight of ND/MN was scheduled for April 26 and 27. The Board of Directors is working to contact anyone who was scheduled for this trip to inform them of…