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UPDATE: Moorhead Police identify man in suspicious death case

UPDATE: The Moorhead Police Department has identified the man who was found deceased Sunday morning. Police say 37-year-old Lee Folden was found trapped under a vehicle in a driveway. The Moorhead Fire Department extricated Folden from underneath the vehicle. Folden was declared deceased at the scene. Folden’s body has been transported to the Ramsey County Medical Examiner’s Office in St….

North Dakota reports 662 new COVID-19 cases and four deaths Monday

Cass County accounts for 7,753 of the total positive cases and 79 of the total deaths.

CASS COUNTY, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Health reports 662 new COVID-19 cases and four new deaths on Monday. Forty-seven counties report new cases. Cass County reports the most new cases with 218 and Burleigh County the second most with 115. Three men and one woman from three counties died. All four people had underlying health conditions. North Dakota’s COVID-19…

Sanford Health offers tips on how to stay safe during Halloween night

Practicing Halloween safety in the middle of a pandemic

FARGO, N.D. — With rising COVID-19 cases in the state and children eager to dress up for Halloween, it may raise health concerns among parents. “Some traditional Halloween activities can be at high risk for spreading the COVID-19 virus. We suggest avoiding anything that involves a large group, indoor costume parties or haunted houses, carnivals just to decrease the spread…

Former Sen. Heitkamp believes Biden will bring our country a ‘rural renaissance’

NORTH DAKOTA – Since leaving the Senate in January 2019, Heidi Heitkamp has been fighting to get Democrats in rural areas elected through her organization One Country Project. The Democrat  feels Joe Biden will do more for our part of the country than President Donald Trump. The biggest issue concerning voters this year is the coronavirus pandemic. More than 219,000…

Nonprofit organization adopts highway to help keep community clean

Volunteers dress up to serve 'Fall clean-up' cause

The Mapleton Lions Club of North Dakota has adopted three miles of highway to help keep the city clean, free of debris and overall make a difference in the community. A handful of volunteers walked the ditch, picking up trash along the way. To make the fall clean up experience more enjoyable, service members of the Mapleton Lions wore costumes…

30 More COVID-19 Deaths Reported In Three State Region

Minnesota has 17 more COVID-19 deaths and more than 1,700 new cases of the virus. The majority of the deaths are in southern Minnesota with one up north in St. Louis County. The positivity rate remains nearly unchanged at 5.1% due to an increase in testing. These maps show the positive cases by county since the pandemic began. The death…