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North Dakota Adds 15 Positive COVID-19 Tests, Total Now 83

A.M. POSITIVE TEST RESULTS | March 27 at 3 p.m. – March 28 at 9 a.m.  ·        Woman in her 40s from Mountrail County, under investigation  ·        Man in his 30s from Cass County, community spread  ·        Man in his 60s from Sioux County, community spread  ·        Man in his 30s from Stark County, under investigation   ·        Man in his 40s from Morton County, under investigation   ·        Man…

ND Health Officials Want The Community To Keep Taking Basic Coronavirus Precautions

With the first death reported in the State, they say now more than ever it's important to flatten the curve

NORTH DAKOTA – North Dakota Health Officials are stressing the importance of practicing basic safety precautions. “The guidance is the same, it’s just for people to be really vigilant about it. So, it’s those really good prevention practices. It’s that social distancing piece,” says Fargo Cass Public Health director Desi Fleming. They say when going out to do grocery shopping,…

External healthcare provider on Eventide on 8th campus in Moorhead tests positive for Covid-19

MOORHEAD, Minn – Eventide officials tell us a healthcare worker that had been at the Eventide on Eighth campus this week has tested positive for Coronavirus. Sanford Health confirms that healthcare worker is their employee. Sanford officials say they are working closely with the state to monitor the situation and are taking all necessary precautions to contact those who were…

Moorhead Public Schools Discusses Distance Learning Strategies

The online lessons will begin on Monday and go through March 30

MOORHEAD, Minn.- Students in Pre-K will have a weekly guide and the parents of the students will receive a flexible learning plan. The goal of the flexible plan is to make sure the kids are engaged and that they’re having fun with it. Students from Kindergarten to fourth grade will have a plan including flexible voice and choice, and video…

1,600 People File For Unemployment in Cass County

Nearly 6,000 people have filed for unemployment in the state of North Dakota, and the number is expected to rise as we reach the peak of this pandemic.

FARGO, N.D. – The COVID-19 Pandemic has brought about one of the worst workforce impacts in the history of the United States. We now have official numbers on the impact it’s leaving on North Dakota. Nearly 6,000 people have filed for unemployment in the state of North Dakota, and the number is expected to rise as we reach the peak…

Sanford Testing Drug On Patients With Covid-19

Dr.Nagpal Says It's Important For People To Not Take Medication That Is Not Prescribed To Them.

FARGO, N.D. — Hydroxychloroquine is a drug that’s used to help treat lupus, malaria and autoimmune disease, now Sanford is testing if this drug could be the answer for COVID 19. “When the virus is new you just try the best you can do with whatever is available to you and you can see what the risk of treatment is…

NDDoH Reports Cass County Man as First COVID-19 Death in North Dakota

CASS COUNTY, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Health has reported the state’s first death due to COVID-19 The man was in his 90s from Cass County and was reported as having underlying health conditions. The NDDoH confirmed the man acquired COVID-19 from community spread. Gov. Doug Burgum said, “Kathryn and I extend our deepest condolences to the family and friends…

LIVE: Musicians Find Gigs During Pandemic With Livestream Concert Series

Livewire Producing Livestream Concerts To Raise Money For Musicians

  Musicians who are losing gigs because of the coronavirus have a chance to still hit the stage thanks to a local events company. Livewire is livestreaming concerts from its Fargo warehouse. Livewire president Kent Kolstad says his company has no events to help produce during the pandemic, and realized local musicians probably had the same problem. They organized the…

LIVE: Sandy’s Embraces Technology and Home Deliveries During Pandemic

WEST FARGO, ND – Every morning at 4 AM, Jamie Tate, a manager at Sandy’s Donuts, comes in and begins his shift by processing tons of orders that have piled up over night for delivery. This isn’t unusual, as Sandy’s usually delivers to many businesses around the metro. But this time the donuts aren’t going to businesses, they are going…