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North Dakota has 13 additional Covid-19 related deaths, eight more people in hospitals

BISMARCK, N.D. – North Dakota is reporting 13 more covid-related deaths, pushing the total to 915. Two of the deaths in the Sat. report were of Cass County residents, a man in his 40s and a woman in her 50s. Cass County reported 135 new positive infections. The number of people hospitalized statewide is up by eight to 317. –…

Addie’s Royal Cupcake Stand is doing princess parties for kids

Because of the pandemic, those appearances will be through Zoom.

FARGO-MOORHEAD – Addie’s Royal Cupcake stand has expanded to include princess parties. Once a year, Addie’s Royal Cupcake Stand hosts its annual fundraiser to raise money for the Sunshine Foundation. The event allows kids and families to meet their favorite Disney princesses. For a while, Addie has wanted to do more. “It’s a fantastic day each year, but the other…

Holiday Headquarters helps support of locally owned businesses

"The strong focus is to highlight that downtown businesses are still open..."

FARGO, N.D. – Downtown Fargo kicks off the holiday season with shopping events in support of small businesses. The community downtown is making the holiday shopping experience more enjoyable with a few countdown-to-Christmas shopping events. “The strong focus is to highlight that downtown businesses are still open we’re still needing the community support to support local businesses and shops this…

Sanford Health praises nursing staff for their work during pandemic

Sanford VP says nurses have been dedicated to providing care

FARGO, N.D.-  Sanford Health is continuing to support its nurses through the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s having ambulatory staff pitch in, cutting back on surgeries & bringing in traveling nurses. This is in an effort to get the nurses some time off. In early November, Governor Doug Burgum said nurses who are positive and asymptomatic can continue working in the COVID-19…

8 COVID-19 cases reported at Davies High School

FARGO (KVRR) – Officials at Davies High School in Fargo say there were 8 positive COVID-19 cases involving students and staff over the past 7 days. Out of those cases, 7 had close contacts inside the school or during after-school related activities or athletics. Davies High School administration has informed all the close contact families. Close contacts include students and…

Minnesota exceeds 100 single-day virus deaths for first time

COVID-19 ST. PAUL, Minn. – The Minnesota Department of Health reported 101 additional COVID-19 deaths on Friday, marking the first time the state has climbed over 100 deaths in a day. Health officials reported more than 5,700 new infections on Friday, and more than 1,800 patients remain hospitalized. The updated figures bring the state’s totals to more than 295,000 cases and…

Juveniles are using bikes to menace drivers in Fargo

FARGO (KFGO) – Fargo police are working to resolve a dangerous game that’s has been the source of complaints from the public for several months. Police spokeswoman Jessica Schindeldecker says juveniles using their bikes have been harassing drivers by blocking intersections, using offensive language directed mostly at women drivers, and sometimes even playing chicken with cars. She says it’s not…

Update: COVID-19 leads to lockdown at Cass County Jail

jail to remain locked down until 300 inmates, staff members are tested

FARGO (KVRR) – The Cass County Jail was locked down Friday morning after an inmate who had been housed in the general population tested positive for COVID-19. Sheriff Jesse Jahner says the lockdown will remain in place until at least Monday, when the entire jail population and staff will be tested for the virus. Jahner says special arrangements are being made…

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…