Coronavirus

North Dakota selected by CDC as pilot project for COVID-19 vaccine planning

North Dakota will be one of four states taking part in the project.

BISMARCK, N.D.–The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has selected North Dakota to participate in a COVID-19 vaccination pilot project. North Dakota will be one of four states taking part in the project. NDDoH Immunization Program Manager Molly Howell said, “North Dakota was selected because of the strength of our immunization program. Our teams have been working for weeks on…

City of West Fargo cancels West Fest parade, street dance and family fun night

WEST FARGO, N.D.–The City of West Fargo has canceled the West Fest parade, street dance and family fun night due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The City Commission met on August 3 and recommended certain events be cancelled, but overall approved the West Fest celebration. The approved events include the annual softball tournament, West Fest fun run, craft shop, kid-friendly concert…

WATCH LIVE: Gov. Burgum to provide COVID-19 update

BISMARCK, N.D.–Gov. Doug Burgum is holding a press briefing at 3:30 p.m. to provide an update on the COVID-19 pandemic. Burgum will be joined by State Superintendent Kirsten Baesler and interim State Health Officer Dr. Andrew Stahl. North Dakota’s COVID-19 numbers: 7,713 positive cases, 48 current hospitalizations, 6,434 people recovered and 113 deaths. Categories: Coronavirus, Coronavirus-ND, Health, Local News, North…

Grand Forks COVID-19 walk-up testing event to be held August 14th

Anyone ages 5 and up can be tested.

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–Grand Forks Public Health will be hosting a walk-up COVID-19 testing event on Friday at the University of North Dakota. Testing begins at 10 a.m., but the first hour of the event will be designated for Grand Forks Public Schools faculty and staff. Testing from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. will be open to the general public. Anyone…

Fargo Public Schools confirms hybrid learning for start of 2020-21 school year

The new school year begins on September 2.

FARGO, N.D.–Fargo Public Schools has announced it will conduct hybrid learning to start the 2020-21 school year. The FPS COVID-19 Instructional Plan Committee met on Monday and decided that all elementary, middle and high schools will begin at Level 3 hybrid instruction. The hybrid learning will consist of in-person and virtual learning. FPS made its decision based on four guidelines…

North Dakota reports 117 new COVID-19 cases and one new death Monday

Cass County accounts for 3,039 of the total positive cases and 76 of the total deaths.

CASS COUNTY, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Health reports 117 new COVID-19 cases and one new death on Monday. Twenty-three counties report new cases. Burleigh County reports the most new cases with 30 and Morton County the second most with 16. A 70-year-old woman from Stutsman County with underlying health conditions died. North Dakota’s COVID-19 numbers: 7,713 positive cases, 48…

LIVE: Home is Where the Heart Is

Have a heart and support a great cause -- the American Heart Association and all the hard work they do here in our home region.

With the coronavirus pandemic stretching now into its 6th month, health has been on most of our minds like never before. And while it’s transmissible disease that’s dominated the conversation, heart disease is still a leading killer among Americans. That’s why the people at the American Heart Association are pushing us all to get up and get moving with their…

Parent and Family Resource Centers Helps Families Dealing With Changes From COVID-19

The classes are being offered online

FARGO, N.D. — The Parenting and Family Resource Center is a new way for families having trouble with COVID-19 to get help. The center provides educational programs for parents with kids of all ages to help families succeed. The center is a part of the NDSU Extension program in Fargo.. The classes are being offered online. Staff say the services…

Cancelled NDSU fall football season may have impact on local businesses

For Grand Junction Grilled Subs, being near the Fargodome and NDSU meant seeing an influx of customers.

FARGO, N.D- COVID-19 has already taken a toll on many businesses in the F-M area. “All the students gone, there goes our big wave of cash flow that usually gets us through a slow summer. So, that was kind of tricky, the other part too is with the social distancing, we switched to takeout and delivery only, but just with…

Fargo Business Gives Back To Teachers In The Community

FARGO, N.D.- Matt’s Automotive Service Center in Fargo provided a free oil change to 120 teachers. The business also had a food truck, outdoor games and a bouncy house for not only the teachers receiving the service, but also their family and friends. The company says part of their core values is giving back every chance they can. “Especially with…