Coronavirus

LIVE: Daily White House Coronavirus Task Force Briefing

President Donald J. Trump and the Coronavirus Task Force hold a press conference at the White House. Posted by Fox News on Monday, March 23, 2020 WASHINGTON–The White House Coronavirus Task Force is hosting their daily briefing at approximately 4:30 p.m. President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence will more than likely make appearances. KVRR will be streaming the…

LIVE: Gov. Burgum Holds Daily COVID-19 News Conference

BISMARCK, N.D.–Gov. Doug Burgum is holding a news conference to discuss the latest developments regarding COVID-19 in North Dakota. Burgum will be joined by State Superintendent Kirsten Baesler and Department of Human Services Executive Director Chris Jones. KVRR will stream the conference on KVRR.com and our Facebook page. Categories: Coronavirus, Coronavirus-ND, North Dakota News Tags: Coronavirus, COVID-19, GOV. DOUG BURGUM

Grand Forks Spring Clean Up Week Postponed

Spring Clean Up was originally scheduled for May 4-8.

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–The City of Grand Forks has postponed Spring Clean Up week due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Spring Clean Up was originally scheduled for May 4-8. The Electronic Recycling event scheduled for May 2 has also been postponed. Grand Forks Mayor Michael R. Brown said, “We are committed to the ongoing safety and health of our community and to…

Governor Walz to Self-Quarantine After Contact With COVID-19

He will be in quarantine from March 23 until April 6.

ST. PAUL, Minn.–Governor Tim Waz announced he is self-quarantining himself for 14 days after one of his security detail’s tested positive for COVID-19 Sunday night. Walz was in close proximity to the individual last week. He will be in quarantine from March 23 until April 6. Walz said, “I’m using this as an opportunity to lead by example. Though I’m…

Minnesota Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan Says her Brother has Died from COVID-19

Flanagan shared the news in an Instagram post Sunday night.

ST. PAUL, Minn. (FOX 9) – Minnesota Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan says her older brother, Ron, died over the weekend after contracting COVID-19. Flanagan shared the news in an Instagram post Sunday night. “To many, he’ll be a statistic: Tennessee’s second COVID-related death,” she wrote. “But to me, I’ll remember a loving, older brother, uncle, father and husband.” View this…

Fargo-Moorhead Salvation Army Serving Take-Out Meals Only

Individuals will continue to receive breakfast and lunch Monday through Friday and on Sundays

FARGO, N.D.–The Fargo-Moorhead Salvation Army is serving take-out only meals and will no longer serve meals in the service center in wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Their goal is to avoid group gatherings while still supporting those most in need. Individuals will continue to receive breakfast and lunch Monday through Friday and on Sundays. The Salvation Army is keeping with…

West Fargo Church Switches To Online Prayer Due To Coronavirus

The Staff Says They Are Working To Create An Interactive Live Prayer Service Where People Can Ask Questions To The Pastor.

WEST FARGO, N.D. — What’s normally a bustling Sunday afternoon at Prairie Heights Community Church in West Fargo is now silent hallways and an empty auditorium. The church has suspended its live service because of safety concerns from the coronavirus that is continuing to spread across the country. So the congregation decided if people couldn’t come to church they were…

North Dakota Ag Groups Stress Importance of Agriculture Amid Pandemic

North Dakota growers say they're facing a unique set of challenges amid the coronavirus outbreak

FARGO, N.D. — Thirteen agricultural organizations across North Dakota are coming together to underscore the concern of food availability during the pandemic. In a letter to President Trump and other Washington officials, the groups write, “As the COVID-19 issues continue, we would respectfully request that your administration be mindful of the challenges agriculture faces in these difficult times.” Those at…

Cobbers Raise Emergency Funding For Students

One generous graduate has stepped forward to match gifts in support of these efforts up to $50,000

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Most residential students have departed campus at Concordia and Cobbers are transitioning to online learning during the coronavirus pandemic. These circumstances have left some students in a vulnerable financial condition. The college is working to provide emergency funding for students and is accepting donations. The money will be use for such things as food, gas cards or…