Health

Fargo Public Schools Is Waiting On Guidance From The State To Reopen

The first day of classes for Fargo Public Schools is scheduled for August 27th

FARGO, N.D.-  We talked with Superintendent Dr. Rupak Gandhi who  stopped by the annual lemonade stand and school supply drive. When asked about his thoughts on the comments made by President Donald Trump saying he may withhold funds, Dr. Gandhi said he would rather keep the focus on the event. We also asked him how close he is to deciding…

Grand Forks Public Health to hold COVID-19 testing event July 15

Grand Forks Public Health's goal is to test 1,600 people.

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–Grand Forks Public Health is holding a drive through COVID-19 testing event at the Alerus Center on July 15. Grand Forks Emergency Management, the North Dakota Department of Health and the North Dakota National Guard will assist with the event. Testing is open to the anyone ages five and up, and anyone who previously tested negative is invited…

North Dakota nears 4,000 COVID-19 cases Wednesday

CASS COUNTY, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Health reports 73 new COVID-19 cases and one death on Wednesday. Eighteen counties report new cases including Benson, Burleigh, Cass, Foster, Grand Forks, Logan, McHenry, McIntosh, McKenzie, Morton, Nelson, Pembina, Pierce, Ramsey, Sheridan, Sioux, Walsh and Williams Counties. Burleigh County reports the most new cases with 20 and Cass County the second most…

WATCH LIVE: White House Coronavirus Task Force to hold press briefing at 10:30 a.m.

WASHINGTON–The White House Coronavirus Task Force is holding a press briefing at 10:30 a.m. Vice President Mike Pence will be leading the briefing which is taking place at the U.S. Department of Education. President Donald Trump is not expected to make an appearance. KVRR will stream the briefing on KVRR.com and KVRR’s Facebook page. Categories: Coronavirus, Health Tags: Coronavirus, COVID-19,…

Wurst Bier Hall And Rustica Reopen To Customers For Dine-In

Groups larger than 6 will be split up between two tables and Bar rail seating is unavailable.

FARGO, N.D. — A pair of popular restaurants are reopening their doors for customer to come sit down. Both Wurst Bier Hall in Downtown Fargo and Rustica Eatery Tavern in Moorhead after being closed for months. At Rustica the Patio, Eatery & Tavern are available for reservations. Groups larger than 6 will be split up between two tables and Bar…

Clay County Health Department Debunking False Anti-Mask Information

Health experts say false information on social media is leading people to believe that masks don't work.

CLAY COUNTY, Minn. — As businesses continue to reopen, Clay County Health Department is reminding people you still need to wear masks and social distance. Health experts say false information on social media is leading people to believe that masks don’t work. They say masks are safe to wear, they do not cause breathing problems for those without a pre-exisitng…

North Dakota reports 52 new COVID-19 cases and 4 deaths Tuesday

CASS COUNTY, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Health reports 52 new COVID-19 cases and four additional deaths Tuesday. Fifteen counties report new cases including Barnes, Benson, Burleigh, Cass, Cavalier, Grand Forks, McKenzie, Morton, Sargent, Sioux, Stark, Towner, Walsh, Ward and Williams Counties. Burleigh County reports the most new cases with 16 and Cass County the second most with eight. Three…

Fargo Cass Public Health officials say more young people are getting COVID-19

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo Cass Public Health officials say they’re seeing more people in their twenties and thirties contracting the coronavirus. Epidemiologist Brenton Nesemeier says this is due to younger people being more mobile and social during the pandemic. Although a young person usually has milder symptoms and recovers more quickly, Nesemeier says that doesn’t mean they should be any…

North Dakota reports 33 new COVID-19 cases Monday

CASS COUNTY, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Health reports 33 new COVID-19 cases and no new deaths Monday. Ten counties report new cases including Barnes, Burleigh, Cass, Cavalier, Grand Forks, Ransom, Steele, Stutsman, Traill and Walsh Counties. Cass County reports the most new cases with 17 and Burleigh County the second most with six. North Dakota’s COVID-19 numbers: 3,849 positive…

Fergus Falls Runner Keeps Community Connected Through Virtual Races

Arne Robertson says with a lack of opportunity to race he decided to take a step in another direction

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — COVID-19 has caused shutdowns of 5Ks, 10Ks, and marathons across the country. Arne Robertson, a runner himself says with a lack of opportunity to race he decided to take a step in another director to keep the spirit going. “Ya know I did a virtual race for one of my friends and I thought this might…