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Fargo Fire Dept. recruiting new members to its team

The fire department is looking to hire four to five new firefighters/EMTs to the team by the spring of 2021

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo Fire Deparment is recruiting for the position of firefighter/EMT. In order to apply, you must be 18 or older, have completed at least 60 college credits, have a valid drivers license, be of sound mental and physical health and have the ability to understand written and spoken English. Eligible candidates will undergo a written test,…

WATCH: Gov. Walz Announces Four-Week Dial Back to Control Spread of COVID-19

in-person social gatherings with individuals outside your household are prohibited

1/1 Show Caption Hide Caption ST. PAUL, Minn. — Governor Tim Walz announces new actions to help control the spread of COVID-19 including new restrictions on restaurants, bars, gyms and youth sports. His office released the following: Beginning Friday, November 20, at 11:59 p.m. and lasting until Friday, December 18, in-person social gatherings with individuals outside your household are prohibited;…

Twin Valley Democrat opposed to new shutdown orders from Walz

TWIN VALLEY, Minn. (KVRR/KFGO) – A Democratic state lawmaker says he disagrees with the latest shutdown orders from Democratic Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz. Sen. Kent Eken of Twin Valley says there should be more of a regional approach when it comes to border cities. Eken says he also believes that the legislature should have more input on the business closing…

Teamsters on strike against Fargo food distributor over COVID-19 concerns

FARGO (KVRR) – About 70 drivers and warehouse workers are on strike against a Fargo food distributor. Members of Teamsters Local 120 were on the picket line Wednesday at Cash-Wa Distributing, formerly Food Services of America. Teamsters Business Agent Brian Nowak says striking workers don’t believe the company is doing its best to protect them from exposure to COVID-19. As…

West Fargo Fire Department closes central station for two weeks

WEST FARGO, ND — The West Fargo Fire Department’s central station located at 106 first St, will be closed for two weeks because an employee tested positive for the coronavirus. This will not impact emergency service response within the City of West Fargo. Those who were in close contact with the individual include the Chief, office manager and all of…

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 –…