North Dakota News

Gigi’s Playhouse keeps members connected through virtual programs

Gigi's at Home offers Daily classes designed to keep members engaged throughout the period of social isolation

FARGO, N.D. –Gigi’s Playhouse is committed to continuing to provide for it’s community throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. “This is not a time for us to hit pause, it is a time for us to hit play and continue to serve our families,” says the Fargo organizations site manager, Heather Lorenzen. The organization, which offers free educational and therapeutic programs to…

Media company Livewire switches to live events online during Coronavirus pandemic

FARGO, N.D. – A media company is getting creative to survive during the Coronavirus pandemic. Livewire Entertainment Media Service of Fargo relied on income from live events. They were all canceled due to COVID-19. The company has decided to adapt to the new normal and bring live events to their viewers on social media. The company has started a showcase…

Cass County Electric Cooperative Donates N-95 Face Masks to Sanford & Essentia Health

The company donated just over 1,000 masks.

CASS COUNTY – Company leaders say they wanted to do their part to support healthcare workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. They looked through their inventory and saw they had extra masks they could give away. The company found they had 54 hundred masks on hand and decided to donate just more than one thousand of them. “You know whilst it’s…

Medical Supply Truck Rolls On Icy Highway In Steele County, Northwest of Fargo

the truck, with masks, medical gloves and gowns, was heavily damaged, but the driver wasn’t hurt

FINLEY, ND (KFGO) – A state health department emergency response truck loaded with medical supplies left a highway and rolled on a slick highway in Steele County, northwest of Fargo. Sheriff Wayne Beckman says the truck was headed to hospitals in Northwood and Mayville when it left the road. He says the truck, with masks, medical gloves and gowns, was…

Charges Filed Against Man Involved in West Fargo Fire

Police are looking for 44-year-old Marty Johann

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Charges have been filed against the man involved in a West Fargo garage fire last week and a warrant is out for his arrest. Police officers and firefighters responded to the fire at 108th C Street on March 25th. Forty-four-year-old Marty Johann was inside the burning garage. The report says Johann told officers he would shoot…

LIVE: Gov. Doug Burgum Holds Daily Press Briefing

BISMARCK, N.D.–Gov. Doug Burgum is holding his daily press briefing with the North Dakota Department of Health. The NDDoH confirmed a total of 147 positive cases, 26 hospitalizations, 39 recoveries and three deaths as of midnight on April 1. Categories: Coronavirus, Coronavirus-ND, Health, North Dakota News Tags: Coronavirus, COVID-19, GOV. DOUG BURGUM, PRESS BRIEFING

Ice Buildup Causing Galloping Power Lines, Loss of Power To Some

Crews working through the day to fix the outages and get power restored

FARGO, N.D. — Cass County Electric is dealing with galloping lines near Arthur and Grandin, North Dakota. A number of outages reported due to high winds, ice buildup and those galloping lines. Crews working through the day to fix the outages and get power restored to people stuck at home during the pandemic. They ask that you use the Cass…

COVID-19 By The Numbers For April 2, 2020

A member of the NDSU community has tested positive for COVID-19

FARGO, N.D. — One more person in Minnesota has died from COVID-19, raising the state’s total to 18. There are 53 new cases for a total of 742 since the outbreak began. Clay County is reporting 8 cases. 75 patients are now hospitalized, a jump of 21 since Wednesday, with 38 in intensive care.   Cass County, North Dakota has…

Schools Make Changes to Student Meal Distribution Due to Projected Weather Forecast

FARGO, N.D.–Many schools in the F-M area are having to make changes to their student meal distribution schedules due to the projected weather forecast. Fargo Public Schools is distributing Friday’s student meals on Thursday in order to ensure the safety of staff and families. The distribution times and locations for Fargo Public Schools can be found here. · West Fargo…

Menards Will Take Customers Temperature

EAU CLAIRE, WI — Your next trip to Menards may include having your temperature taken. The store based in Wisconsin has already started taking customers’ and employees’ temperatures as they enter their store in Eau Claire, WI. Pets and children under the age of 16 are no longer allowed in any Menards stores as a precaution. Jeff Abbott, a spokesman…