Coronavirus

Gov. Burgum Predicts Cass County Coronavirus Cases Could Spike

He says that is because roughly 300 samples taken in the county had to be sent to a national lab for testing

BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum is predicting a spike in confirmed coronavirus cases in Cass County. He says that is because roughly 300 samples taken in the county had to be sent to a national lab for testing. The test results were initially expected in a couple of days, but could now take up to a week….

FEMA Will Help With Mobile Hospitals

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic, which has infected more than 328,275 people and killed more than 14,300. The COVID-19 illness causes mild or moderate symptoms in most people, but severe symptoms are more likely in the elderly or those with existing health problems. More than 95,650 people have recovered so far, mostly in China. TOP OF THE HOUR: — Republican Sen….

Increasing Amount Of People Turning To Fostering Animals During Social Distancing

On Average Homeward Animal Shelter The Gets Only About 1 To 2 Foster Applications weekly, But In The Past Week That Number Has Jumped To Over 20.

FARGO, N.D. — Homeward Animal Shelter in Fargo says they have been seeing a recent spike in people looking to adopt. On average the organization gets only about 1 to 2 foster applications weekly, but in the past week alone that number has jumped to over 20. “We continue to get animals into foster and adopt out animals so we…

Minnesota Rep. Ben Lien Urges Minnesotans To Follow Coronavirus Safety Guidelines

Minnesota Has Passed Bills To Help Put Money Into Healthcare

MOORHEAD, Minn. — With the coronavirus continuing to spread across the country Minnesota State Representative Ben Lien says it’s important for people to stay calm and follow safety guidelines. He says the Minnesota State Government is working to help provide and protect people being harmed by the coronavirus. Earlier in the week the state legislature passed a pair of bills…

Coronavirus Not Stopping Some From Getting Their Sweat On

Many are finding other alternatives to stay active during quarantine

FARGO, N.D.- This is the new normal for those trying to stay active while under quarantine. “Our body is meant to be moved, if we were meant to be sedentary, we wouldn’t have joints to be able to walk. So, let’s make sure that we’re improving our temple while we can. We don’t know how long this quarantine is going to…

New North Dakota executive order makes COVID-19 testing more accessible

The executive order gives licensed pharmacists the ability to administer coronavirus tests

BISMARCK, N.D. — More and more people are getting tested for the coronavirus everyday in North Dakota. Governor Doug Burgum says the state has tested 15 of every 10,000 people, making the per-capita basis one of the best in the country. In total, 1,400 people have been administered a test for the virus in the state and with a new…

Digi-Key Electronics Addresses Its Role During Coronavirus Outbreak

Company officials say the company's products are in high demand by those on the front lines of diagnosing and treating COVID-19

MINNESOTA — One of the region’s biggest employers, Digi-Key Electronics, says it has no plans to close its doors due to the important role it plays during the coronavirus pandemic. Officials say the company’s products are in high demand by those on the front lines of diagnosing and treating COVID-19. The company says although they’re not closing, they are taking…

Vice President and Wife will be tested for COVID-19

(CNN)Vice President Mike Pence said Saturday that he and his wife Karen would be tested for the coronavirus after a staff member in his office tested positive for the virus this week. “Given the unique position that I have as vice president and as the leader of the White House coronavirus task force, both I and my wife will be tested for…

Gov. Walz not ready for shelter in place order

He is expecting for Coronavirus cases to jump rapidly.

MINNESOTA – Gov. Walz says although he is not ready to order residents to shelter in place, it could happen soon if things worsen quickly. Walz says he will continue to ask the federal government for more tests as the state has only been able to test two thousand people. He signed an executive order to stop people from taking…

Moorhead’s Fix It Forward planning free oil changes for people impacted by Coronavirus

MOORHEAD, Minn. – Moorhead’s Fix it Forward is looking help ease the stress of paying for vehicle maintenance during the Coronavirus outbreak. Fix it Forward plans to help auto owners by giving free oil changes and maintenance checks while COVID-19 keeps many out of work. The company’s goal is to make sure keeping a vehicle running doesn’t become a problem…