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Gov. Burgum, NDDOH submit COVID-19 vaccination plan to CDC

It is still unknown who will be prioritized for the vaccine or when it will be available

BISMARCK, N.D. – Gov. Doug Burgum along with the North Dakota Department of Health have submitted the state’s COVID-19 vaccination plan to the CDC. The plan outlines how a future COVID-19 vaccine will be prioritized, equitably allocated, distributed and administered in North Dakota. Key areas addressed in the plan include enrollment of health care providers to administer vaccines, storage and…

Police looking for Moorhead drive-by shooting suspect

MOORHEAD, Minn. – Police are investigating a drive-by shooting in Moorhead. Officers responded to the 2300 block of 10th Street South at 5:35. Authorities say a man has a non-life threatening wound to his leg and was taken to the hospital. Witnesses describe the suspect’s vehicle as a silver or light blue sedan possibly without license plates that drove away…

Local food bank receives generous donation on World Food Day

Sanford Health helps keep upper Midwest families fed

FARGO, N.D. – Sanford Health makes a generous contribution to make sure those in our region stay fed. On World Food Day, Sanford Health steps in to help those in need. The health system gifted a one million dollar check to Great Plains Food Bank. “Sanford Health is donating three million dollars to organizations like Great Plains food bank all…

Unclaimed veteran gets laid to rest surrounded by comrades

This is the first unclaimed veteran to be buried at the Fargo National Cemetary.

FARGO, N.D. – Veterans from across North Dakota gather at the Fargo National Cemetery to say goodbye to a fallen soldier. Veteran Lelan Derr was born in New Hampton, Iowa in 1952. He served in the United States Air Force in Vietnam. Derr passed away in his Fargo apartment on December 10th of last year. He had been estranged from…

Diocese of Fargo Bishop positive for Covid-19

Courtesy: Fargo DioceseFARGO, N.D. – The Diocese of Fargo says Bishop John Folda has tested positive for Covid-19. It says he has been showing symptoms since early this week and was tested while self-quarantining in his Fargo home. The diocese says Folda is recovering and is following all recommendations from medical professionals. He will continue to self-quarantine until he is…

Two dead after crash near Harwood

HARWOOD, N.D. -A fatal crash near Harwood this morning leaves two people dead. It happened just before ten when the Cass county Sheriff’s Office responded to a two vehicle crash. A van going west on Cass County Road 20 collided with a semi, going north on Cass county Road 17. “The driver of the tractor trailer was the lone occupant…

North Dakota reports 877 new COVID-19 cases and 18 deaths Friday

Cass County accounts for 7,231 of the total positive cases and 79 of the total deaths.

CASS COUNTY, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Health reports 877 new COVID-19 cases and 18 new deaths on Friday. The new cases mark a record high for most cases recorded in a single day in the state. Forty-four counties report new cases. Cass County reports the most new cases with 223 and Ward County the second most with 116. Eight…

Four injured when ambulance rolls over in West Fargo

WEST FARGO, N.D.–The West Fargo Fire Department responded to the Veterans Boulevard Bridge after an ambulance rolled on its side Friday morning. The Fire Department says the ambulance was from Grant-Roberts Ambulance Service in Sisseton, SD and was transporting a patient when it rolled at approximately 7:30 a.m. Firefighters and police officers worked to extricate the original patient who was…

Sanford Health provides record $1 million donation to the Great Plains Food Bank

The donation is the largest in the 38-year history of the Great Plains Food Bank.

FARGO, N.D.–Sanford Health is donating $1 million to the Great Plains Food Bank on Friday to help support hungry children, seniors and families across North Dakota and western Minnesota. The donation is the largest in the 38-year history of the Great Plains Food Bank which has seen a recent increase in the number of people needing food support due to…