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Fargo North Plants Tree In Honor Of Teacher Who Passed Away In April

Rod Capistran died after suffering a heart attack while teaching a virtual class.

FARGO, N.D.- Fargo North High School students and faculty remember a teacher who died in April by planting a tree in his honor. Rod Capistran died after suffering a heart attack while teaching a virtual class. The family donated a tree to the school so it could be planted outside his classroom. Mr. Capistran was described as a kind man…

VA Healthcare Center opens new Resource and Referral Center in Fargo

FARGO, N.D– The VA Health Care System hosts a grand opening for its new Community Resource and Referral Center. It was created to provide resources to veterans who are at risk of becoming homeless and those who are already homeless. The facility has resources like a primary care clinic, food pantry, kitchen and computer lab. The opening ceremony was attended…

Mapleton Kindergarten students send message to nurses

Mapleton Kindergartners reach out to nurses in their community with a message of thanks

MAPLETON, N.D — Kindergarten students in Mapleton are making connections between the letters of the alphabet and nurses in their community. Teacher Kayla Dornfeld is using a program called Kindergarten Bootcamp to teach her students the alphabet. The letter of the day is N, which lead her students to talk about nurses and how they’re helping the community. The class…

Election Day voting in Grand Forks Co. will only be held at Alerus Center

GRAND FORKS COUNTY, N.D. – There will only be one polling place on Election Day in Grand Forks County. County Auditor Debbie Nelson says the county has moved to vote by mail and ballots can only be cast at the Alerus Center on November third. The decision was made because of the coronavirus pandemic. People can also take part in…

North Dakota reports 436 new COVID-19 cases and eight new deaths Friday

Cass County accounts for 4,984 of the total positive cases and 77 of the total deaths.

CASS COUNTY, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Health reports 436 new COVID-19 cases and eight new deaths on Friday. Thirty-nine counties report new cases. Stark County reports the most new cases with 101 and Cass County the second most with 57. Three men and five woman from four counties died. All eight people had underlying health conditions. North Dakota’s COVID-19…

Fargo Jet Center celebrates 25 years of business

The company hosted a party and ribbon cutting ceremony to commemorate the milestone.

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo Jet Center was founded in 1995 by brothers Pat and Jim Sweeney as a startup. The pair never imagined they’d see the kind of success they’ve had so far. “We have been fortunate to have been named in the top 1% of aviation service companies around the world,” said President Jim Sweeney. That good fortunate…

Amended Quarantine Order Now Rescinded In North Dakota

BISMARCK, N.D. — An order amended by interim State Health Officer Dr. Paul Mariani on Wednesday for quarantining of close contacts of positive COVID-19 cases is being rescinded. The rescinded order had expanded an existing quarantine order for household contacts to apply to all close contacts. Previously the order referred only to household contacts. Department of Health clarified that the…

Bison release 2021 Spring schedule

  FARGO, ND — If the NDSU Bison win another FCS championship it will take place in May. The Missouri Valley Football Conference released the spring 2021 schedule. North Dakota State plays it’s conference opener at home on Sunday, February 21 against Youngstown State. The Bison has four home and four road games. Home games include March 13 against Illinois…

UND wins $750,000 grant from NASA to develop next generation of spacesuits

1/2 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Show Caption Hide Caption GRAND FORKS, N.D.–The University of North Dakota’s Department of Space Studies has been awarded a $750,000 grant from NASA to develop a new 3D-printed spacesuit. Pablo de León, UND Professor and Chair of UND’s Department of Space Studies, applied for the grant and will lead a three-year research project to…