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North Dakota reports 16 more deaths from COVID-19

BISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR) – The North Dakota Department of Health is reporting 16 additional deaths from COVID-19. There are currently 9,977  active cases in the state, down 45 active cases since Tuesday. Cass County reported the largest number of new cases with 330. North Dakota has 297 people hospitalized with COVID-19. BY THE NUMBERS  8,488 – Total Tests from Yesterday* 1,033,592 –…

Fargo Fire Department looking for firefighters

FARGO (KVRR) – The Fargo Fire Department needs firefighters. Applications are being accepted now through Dec. 4. Candidates are required to have a valid driver’s license, be at least 18 years old and have completed 60 college semester hours in any subject. Firefighters must also obtain national certification as an Emergency Medical Technician within the first year of employment For…

Drive thru event at Alerus Center provides seniors with Thanksgiving meals

For the last three years the event has taken place inside the Alerus Center, hosting more than 500 people.

GRAND FORKS, N.D.- The Grand Forks Senior center provides holiday meals drive thru style at the Alerus Center to seniors from the region ahead of Thanksgiving. The Grand Forks Senior Center has been holding the event for 20 years. For the last three years the event has taken place inside the Alerus Center, hosting more than 500 people. “This year…

Churches think creatively to keep holiday traditions alive through the pandemic

Some churches will hold online or drive-by services. Others may hold outdoor nativity scenes or send home advent kits.

FARGO, N.D. — One of the most the difficult things people have had to miss out on during the pandemic is attending church; a practice that many hold close to their hearts. “A lot of people have had trouble adjusting to the fact that they would not be in a house of worship,” said Pastor Bob Ona. At Northview Church…

Fargo Cass Public Health Business Response Team upholds new Covid-19 regulations

The team will enforce and teach businesses how to follow the new Covid-19 guidelines

FARGO, N.D. — Since the pandemic began, some local businesses have struggled to stay afloat while ensuring they are following the right protocols. The Covid Business Response Team is available to ensure and teach businesses of the new change in guidelines. “We’ll reach out to the specified businesses, discuss with them what the mandates mean, what the limitations are set…

Another Fargo restaurant to be featured on Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives

The episode is set to air this Friday

FARGO, N.D. — Less than a week after a Fargo restaurant made an appearance on Food Network, another owner downtown says tune in this Friday. Blackbird Woodfire will be featured on Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives on November 20th at 8 p.m. The post on Facebook says, “it was a lot of fun and a great honor to be picked to…

The Boiler Room owner whiplashed over ND Covid-19 regulations

Says the constant change in guidelines are hard to keep up with

FARGO, N.D.  – The owner of The Boiler Room took to Facebook to share his frustration of new Covid-19 rules in North Dakota. Dan Hurder’s post on social media late last week poked fun at the ever changing capacity rules being set by the city and the state. Hurder says he’s been following the strict guidelines since the pandemic began, but…