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Gov. Doug Burgum allows outdoor visitations at long-term care facilities

Bismarck, N.D. — Gov. Doug Burgum is modifying visitation restrictions for long-term care facilities in North Dakota. He says facilities will now allow outdoor visits between families and their loved ones. Each facility must provide all residents and guests clean face masks as well as appropriate and safe spaces for social distancing. The visits will be allowed by appointment only….

WATCH LIVE: Governor Walz update on COVID-19

Gov. Walz is announcing the next phase of the COVID-19 reopening which will likely include dropping restrictions to gyms and indoor dining. More information: https://bit.ly/30c1fTBLive stream: https://www.fox9.com/live Posted by Fox 9 on Friday, June 5, 2020   ST. PAUL, MN — Today, Friday, June 5, 2020, Governor Tim Walz will announce next steps in the state’s response to COVID-19. Governor…

Update: Police say suspicious device found in downtown Fargo was not related to George Floyd event

FARGO (KFGO) – Fargo police have determined that a propane tank found downtown near a natural gas line was not connected to suspicious activity associated with the George Floyd rally. A property manager discovered the tank Friday morning in an alley near NP Avenue.  The tank was removed by police.  It was locked to the gas line with a bicycle…

OneFargo Event is underway, crowd is listening to speakers

Large crowd has come out to Island Park for the OneFargo celebration. The group will NOT be protesting. They will be remembering George Floyd and engaging in discussion about what can be done to create change in the F-M community. pic.twitter.com/1mcXfr0UXF — Kathryn Gallo (@kathryntgallo) June 5, 2020 FARGO, ND — A large crowd has come out to Island Park…

JCPenney Closing 4 stores in Minnesota, ND stores will remain open

PLANO, TX — J.C. Penney Company announced it will close 154 stores. Four of them are in Minnesota, the Willmar store and three in the Twin Cities. No North Dakota stores are on the list to close. The closings are part of a Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection filed earlier this month. This week JCPenney reopened 500 stores since government officials…

Cass County Courthouse and Annex will close at NOON

CASS COUNTY, N.D. – The Cass County Courthouse and Annex will close at NOON. As Cass County officials plan and prepare for the One Fargo Celebration event this afternoon, all indications continue to show that it will be a positive, empowering, community-minded event. However, if something unexpected happens it will be much easier for appropriate law enforcement and emergency personnel…

Five additional COVID-19 deaths in North Dakota

BISMARCK, ND — North Dakota Department of Health reported 5 additional deaths due to coronovirus. That means 71 people have died from COVID-19 since records have been kept. There were also 40 additional positive cases reported. North Dakota now has 2,745 positive cases reported. INDIVIDUALS WHO DIED WITH COVID-19 Man in his 90s from Cass County with underlying health conditions….

LIVE: What You Need To Know Before the One Fargo Celebration

FARGO, ND – The One Fargo Celebration isn’t a protest, but a forum for open dialogue and understanding between a diverse community and it’s leaders. Organizers want to be clear that this isn’t a protest, but a celebration. It begins at 1:00 PM at Island Park. Organizers want to make sure that everybody knows that no violence will be tolerated,…

Golden Drive Community Event Cancelled this Summer

FARGO, ND — The Golden Drive Community Event is cancelled. Organizer Sue Baron made the announcement Friday morning on the Golden Drive Facebook page. The Golden Drive’s 8th Annual Community event was scheduled for July 18, 2020 from 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. at Bonanzaville. Here is her statement: With a heavy heart, we are sorry to announce the cancellation…