North Dakota News

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…

North Dakota Department Of Health Doctor Answers Questions About COVID-19

She Says It's Important To Flatten The Curve As The Case Numbers Will Continue To Go Up As Testing Results Return To The State.

FARGO, N.D. — Dr. Joan Connell is the Field Medical Officer for the North Dakota Department of Health. For one hour she answered all questions people had on our Facebook page. Questions ranged from how the virus is able to spread so quickly to what people should take if they are feeling any symptoms. Dr.Connell recommends people continue the CDC…

Fargo Teacher Nominated For Global Award

She Is One Of Fifty Finalists For The Award

FARGO, N.D. — A Fargo teacher is getting international attention for her work with students. Fargo South Language Arts High School teacher Leah Juelke is one of fifty finalists up for the Global Teacher Award. The award is given out to an exceptional teacher who has made an outstanding contribution to their profession. She has worked on multiple projects with…

Gov. Burgum Extends Business Closure To April 20

major presidential disaster declaration also approved

BISMARCK, N.D. — Gov. Doug Burgum has extended North Dakota business closures through April 20 due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. President Donald Trump¬†has also approved Burgum’s request for a major presidential disaster declaration. “This approval paves the way for North Dakota to receive federal funding at state, local, tribal level and also certain non-profits,” said Burgum. This support comes…

Doosan Bobcat & Polaris Make Changes To Operations, Staff

FARGO, N.D. — Doosan Bobcat North America is temporarily suspending production at its manufacturing facilities in response to the global impact of the coronavirus pandemic. In North Dakota and Minnesota, the temporary shutdown will begin Monday with facilities resuming normal operations two weeks later. The company is experiencing supply chain disruptions. Doosan Bobcat leaders say they want to continue preventive…