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United Way holds virtual Live United Awards

The organization streamed their annual awards ceremony online

FARGO, N.D. — Social distancing did not stop United Way from recognizing those in the community who have done good over the past year. The organization held it’s annual Live United Awards virtually. The Event revealed the winners of seven awards, including the community engagement, social media maven and best new united way campaign award. The event also highlighted the…

Cass County Sheriff’s Office Opens Tactical Operation Center

CASS COUNTY, N.D.–The Cass County Sheriff’s Office has officially opened their Tactical Operation Center. The center’s goal is to provide direct access to law enforcement for rural community members who have questions regarding the COVID-19 Crisis and potential spring flooding. The Sheriff’s Office says the Tactical Operation Center will remain staffed Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m….

Moorhead Soldier Found Dead In South Korea

SEOUL, South Korea (Stars and Stripes) — A combat engineer with the 2nd Infantry Division sustainment brigade was found dead in her barracks at Camp Humphreys, the military said Tuesday. An official said coronavirus had been ruled out as the cause. Pvt. 1st Class Marissa Jo Gloria, 25, of Moorhead, Minn., was pronounced dead at the scene by emergency medical…

Mandan Man Found Deceased in His Home Monday Night

MANDAN, N.D.–A Mandan man was found deceased in his home by police Monday night. The Mandan Police Department was called to a SE Mandan Trailer Court at approximately 11:50 p.m. when officers arrived, they found a deceased 61-year-old man. Police are investigating the manner of death and the body has been sent to the Medical Examiner’s office for an autopsy….

Fargo City Commission Temporarily Approves To-Go, Delivery & Curbside Liquor Sale

FARGO, N.D.–The Fargo City Commission has approved the curbside, to-go, and delivery of alcohol within Fargo city limits for the next 30 days. Open container and proof of age laws remain in affect, and businesses will continue to be held to a high standard of conduct pertaining responsible service. Fargo Commissioner Tony Grindberg said, “It is crucial we find creative…

West Fargo Teacher Does “CoronaRap”

Elementary teacher says he posted video online to make others smile

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Sometimes during tough times, it’s the little things that can make someone smile. That’s what one local teacher is hoping. Derek Hutchinson is a fourth grade teacher at Eastwood Elementary School in West Fargo. He switched the words of “Old Town Road” by Lil Nas X to fit the current situation where schools are closed and…

Local Financial Expert Talks About Continuing Hit To Wall Street

Markets Fall With Continued Response To Fighting Coronavirus Around The Globe

FARGO, N.D. — Stocks fall about 3% on Wall Street after Congress hit another roadblock in talks to inject nearly $2 trillion into the economy. We asked president and financial advisor at Legacy Wealth Management, Paul Meyers, if people should be concerned about their 401k or investments now? “Our advice to our followers is that uh, be reviewing your account,…

Young Bismarck Woman With Coronavirus Encourages Her Generation To Take Action

She says you may be young, you may be healthy but you can still get it or even pass it on

BISMARCK, N.D. — A young Bismarck woman who tested positive for coronavirus is going public in hopes that others in her age-group will learn from her experience. “I’ve been really afraid to talk about this because we were worried about getting hate,” said Alicia Rich. “Because it’s definitely not an easy thing to like say out loud like ‘I have…

Gov. Walz suspends evictions, adjusts state tax filing deadline

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz is in self-quarantine since his bodyguard has tested positive for Covid-19. Walz has issued executive orders suspending evictions, providing relief to small businesses and collecting inventory for personal protective equipment. He says it would be unfair for people to be kicked out of their homes while many can’t work during the Coronavirus…