Minnesota News

President Trump Extends Stay-at-Home Guidelines for Another 30 Days

The federal government will be extending its social-distancing guidelines through April 30

WASHINGTON, D.C.– Speaking at a contentious White House coronavirus news briefing on Sunday that involved testy standoffs with multiple reporters, President Trump declared that “the peak in death rate” in the coronavirus pandemic “is likely to hit in two weeks,” and said the federal government will be extending its social-distancing guidelines through April 30. “The modeling estimates that the peak in death rate is likely…

COVID-19 By The Numbers For March 29, 2020

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota is reporting another four positive cases as of Sunday morning but no positive cases during afternoon testing. Two of the new cases come from Cass County: a woman in her 40’s and a woman in her 30’s, one by community spread the other is under investigation. The state now has 98 positive cases. 18 people…

1st North Dakota COVID-19 Death is 93 Year Old Fargo Man

MAHNOMEN, MN–Roger Lehne, age 93, of Fargo, ND, formerly of Mahnomen, MN, died on Thursday, March 26, 2020, at the Veterans Administration Hospital, Fargo, ND, due to complications of the Covid-19 virus. Mr. Lehne’s funeral will be held at Anderson Family in Mahnomen, MN. Details on services for Mr. Lehne are pending.     Categories: Coronavirus-ND, Health, Local News, Minnesota…

Fergus Falls Company Makes Medical Gowns For Hospital

Shortex Products Says They Felt The Need To Make The Change To Help Out Those Who Need Supplies While Fighting The Pandemic.

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — A Fergus Falls company is switching gears from boats to medical gowns. Shortex Products says they felt the need to make the change to help out those who need supplies while fighting the pandemic. They say the equipment they use for the boat covers and other products were able to make the switch over to the…

UPDATE: External healthcare provider at Eventide on 8th campus in Moorhead tests positive for Covid-19

MOORHEAD, Minn – Eventide officials tell us a healthcare worker that had been at the Eventide on Eighth campus this week has tested positive for Coronavirus. Sanford Health confirms that healthcare worker is their employee. Sanford officials say they are working closely with the state to monitor the situation and are taking all necessary precautions to contact those who were…

Moorhead Public Schools Discusses Distance Learning Strategies

The online lessons will begin on Monday and go through March 30

MOORHEAD, Minn.- Students in Pre-K will have a weekly guide and the parents of the students will receive a flexible learning plan. The goal of the flexible plan is to make sure the kids are engaged and that they’re having fun with it. Students from Kindergarten to fourth grade will have a plan including flexible voice and choice, and video…

House Lost To Fire Near Lengby, Minnesota

The fire is under investigation

LENGBY, Minn. — Polk County Sheriff’s Office says fire destroys a house at 202 447th Street Southeast. That is near Lengby, Minnesota. They got a call around 5:30 Thursday night about a structure fire. Deputies and Fosston Fire Department responded. The house was a complete loss, no injuries were reported. At this time the fire is under investigation. Categories: Local…