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North Dakota reports 5 new COVID-19 deaths

BISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR) – The North Dakota Department of Health on Friday reported 5 additional deaths from COVID-19. There are currently 8,226 active cases in the state, a decrease of 119 since Thursday. Grand Forks County reported the largest number of new cases with 123.  Cass County reported 122 cases.   BY THE NUMBERS  7,951 – Total Tests from Yesterday* 1,119,225…

Thanksgiving day house fire kills 3 dogs in Fargo

FARGO (KVRR) – Three dogs were killed in a Thanksgiving day fire that started in the kitchen of a Fargo home. Firefighters were called at around 1:30 p.m. Thursday to 5217 47th Ave S. The homeowner had just arrived home and discovered her house was full of smoke and immediately called 911. Crews were able to quickly extinguish the fire…

One arrested in connection with Grand Forks stabbing

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (KVRR) – Police in Grand Forks are investigating a stabbing. Police were called Thursday to the 400-block of North 7th St. on a report of a disturbance. Witnesses reported that someone had been stabbed, but the victim couldn’t be found. Minutes later, Altru Hospital called police to report that a patient was dropped off with multiple stab…

Sanford talks its role in COVID-19 vaccine distribution

The COVID vaccine is coming soon, and Sanford is getting prepared to handle it

FARGO, N.D. — Sanford Health is working hard to prepare its hospitals and clinics for the COVID-19 vaccine. Sanford has been in contact with governments across the states to make sure the facilities are ready to handle the vaccine. It’s still waiting on final details, like how much will be distributed to its locations. Each state will have its own…

Volunteers prepare and deliver Thanksgiving meals in Fargo, West Fargo

About 50 volunteers delivered over 400 meals.

WEST FARGO, N.D.– Blessed Sacrament Church and Meals for Wheels deliver Thanksgiving meals to people in Fargo and West Fargo. Blessed Sacrament Church has been filling up stomachs and bringing families together on Thanksgiving Day for over 40 years. “It’s usually bustling with volunteers. This year just a few. The tables are usually set up for the hall, and it’s…

Silent Activism for the National Day of Mourning

The push for a new understanding of Thanksgiving

FARGO, N.D. — As many families celebrate Thanksgiving, many bison statues in the FM area have been covered with signs that are against the holiday. This day for many Native Americans is the National Day of Mourning. For them, the day is a symbol of the actions taken by the pilgrims and other colonizers when they came to America. Some…

MN, ND & SD Covid-19 cases & deaths update

NORTH DAKOTA, SOUTH DAKOTA & MINNESOTA – North Dakota has 10 new coronavirus deaths and 952 new cases. Two deaths each are from Cass and Dickey counties. One person with the virus died in Foster County. North Dakota has more than 8,300 active Covid-19 cases. That’s 270 fewer since Wednesday. 302 people with the coronavirus are hospitalized. That’s five more…

Two teens hurt after Nelson County, ND crash

NELSON COUNTY, N.D. – Two juveniles are hurt after a 15-year-old driver rear-ended a vehicle on Highway 2. A teen girl was driving west on Highway 2 when a car in front of her slowed down for a hazard. Highway Patrol says she didn’t realize the car in front of her slowed down and she rear-ended it. She was taken…

Man arrested after chase in Grand Forks

GRAND FORKS, N.D. – A Thanksgiving morning chase ends with a suspect in custody. Grand Forks Police says officers tried to pull over a car near 42nd Avenue South and Demers Avenue shortly after 3:00 matching the description of a car that left the scene of a service call. Authorities say the driver, 29-year-old Cordero Foster, ran a red light…