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UND publishes advice for parents learning to teach children remotely

UND College of Education & Human Development faculty outlines tips for homeschooling kids

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Marcus Weaver-Hightower is a professor of educational foundations and research at UND, but he’s also a parent. When his children’s schools closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, his education background gave him a leg up on knowing how to teach his own kids, but he quickly realized not everyone was in that same boat. “It occurred…

NDSU teaches students importance of Coronavirus information

FARGO, N.D. – With the recent changes in society to keep people safe from the virus, some educators are not only shifting how they teach but what they teach. For a part of NDSU’s Biology department that means making sure that the disease’s most viable spreaders don’t endanger the most physically vulnerable. They say that with more information, young people…

Doctors Believe Coronavirus Will Lead Youth Towards Careers in Medicine

FARGO, N.D. – Epidemiologists think that the Coronavirus will spark an interest in many students to pursue infectious disease careers. Dr. Paul Carson of NDSU says that the need is there in the future for doctors to specialize in learning how to combat infectious disease on the front lines. There is also a great need for doctors who research infectious…

Faith and Community Leaders Plea with Gov. Burgum to postpone evictions

FARGO, N.D. – Faith and community leaders are once again calling on the Governor to enact a temporary moratorium on evictions and a freeze on foreclosures. Organizers say that the eviction moratorium is necessary as the number of people filing for unemployment due to the Coronavirus tops 19,000 cases, leaving many without the ability to pay bills. Governor Burgum said…

United Way of Cass Clay Wants To Help Those IAffected By COVID-19

The organization wants to make sure everyone can thrive during these difficult times.

FARGO, N.D.- United Way of Cass-Clay is working to anticipate the needs of our community through these difficult days. They created the Coronavirus Response Fund. “The dollars that we’ll be raising through these funds are are going to be utilized to go to the greatest needs in the community. We’re going to make investments in our trusted non-profit partners, because…

Fire tears through home near Gardner, ND

GARDNER, N.D. – A fire destroys a house and shed near Gardner, North Dakota, about 30 minutes north of Fargo. The call came in around 3:00 Tuesday afternoon and crews from Gardner, Hunter and Fargo responded. Three people live in the house and were home when the fire started. They were able to get out safely. The cause of the…

Fire Destroys House And Shed Near Gardner, North Dakota

Red Cross is helping with temporary housing

GARDNER, N.D. — Fire destroys a house and shed near Gardner, North Dakota, about 30 minutes north of Fargo. The call came in around 3 o’clock Tuesday afternoon and crews from Gardner, Hunter and Fargo responded. Three people live in the house and were home when the fire started. They were able to get out safely. The cause of the…

COVID-19 By The Numbers For March 31, 2020

FARGO, N.D. — Eight new cases of coronavirus are confirmed in Cass County, bringing the county’s total to 31, and putting the county in the lead in the state. Burleigh County with Bismarck comes in next with 30 cases. The majority of the confirmed cases is through community spread. We crunched the numbers and the current rate of infection in…

LIVE: Gov. Doug Burgum Holds Daily COVID-19 Press Briefing

BISMARCK, N.D.–Gov. Doug Burgum holds his daily press briefing to provide an update on the COVID-19 pandemic in North Dakota. There are currently 122 positive cases of COVID-19 in North Dakota, with 25 people having recovered, 20 hospitalizations and three deaths. For more information, visit health.nd.gov Categories: Coronavirus, Coronavirus-ND, Health, North Dakota News Tags: Coronavirus, COVID-19, GOV. DOUG BURGUM, NDDoH,…

Mountain Lion Neutralized in West Fargo

WEST FARGO, N.D.–A mountain lion was put down after police say it exhibited behavior associated with an unhealthy animal. The West Fargo Police Department responded to the 3200 block of Ninth Street West for reports of a mountain lion sighting at approximately 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday. When officers arrived they located the animal in the tree line near Rendezvous Park….