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LIVE: Gov. Doug Burgum Holds Press Briefing with Senators Hoeven and Cramer

BISMARCK, N.D.–Gov. Doug Burgum is holding his daily press briefing to provide COVID-19 updates in North Dakota. Burgum will be joined by U.S. Senators John Hoeven and Kevin Cramer. They will discuss the federal response to the pandemic and the passage of the new Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. North Dakota has 109 confirmed cases of COVID-19…

Altru Health responds as Grand Forks County has first Coronavirus cases

GRAND FORKS, N.D. – Altru Health is doing all it can to combat the Coronavirus. Grand Forks County has its first two cases of Coronavirus. The case is under investigation to see if it’s from travel or community spread. Altru has a Covid-19 screening hotline for people who believe they have symptoms. There’s also a sick clinic to care for…

Grand Forks Police Investigate Drug Death

The photo is not of an actual pill recovered in this investigation.GRAND FORKS, N.D.–The Grand Forks Police Department has put out a warning about illicit drug use after a man was found dead on Monday. Police responded to an apartment at approximately 7:15 a.m. and discovered a 24-year-old man deceased. The initial investigation suggested a fentanyl overdose, but further investigations…

Minnesota DNR Implementing Burning Restrictions Immediately

CLAY COUNTY, Minn–The Clay County Sheriff’s Office shared a message from the Minnesota DNR about burning restrictions amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Beginning Monday, the DNR is placing burning restrictions in Grant, Douglas, Pope, Norman, Otter Tail, Clay, Wilkin, Stevens and Traverse Counties. The DNR said, “On a typical year, we try to give the public a couple of snow-free weeks…

YMCA of Cass and Clay Counties Offers Child Care for Essential Workers

CASS COUNTY, N.D.–The YMCA of Cass and Clay Counties is offering child care to all essential personnel during the COVID-19 pandemic. Children of emergency first responders such as police officers, firefighters, healthcare professionals, city or county staff, grocery store staff and others are eligible for the care. The services are available for both YMCA members and non-members. Care will be…

NDDoH Reports Second COVID-19 Related Death in North Dakota

The woman acquired the virus through community spread.

MCHENRY COUNTY, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Health has reported the second death related to COVID-19 in North Dakota. The department says a woman in her 80s from McHenry County with underlying health conditions died from complications with COVID-19. It was confirmed that the woman acquired the virus through community spread. The NDDoH has confirmed 109 positive cases of COVID-19…

FM Crusaders Deliver Food to Those in Need at CCRI

FARGO, N.D.–Like many organizations, CCRI has been going through many changes and challenges due to COVID-19. When one of CCRI’s food suppliers was late on a shipment, the organization asked the community for help. Clubs like FM Crusaders and individual donors delivered food to the vulnerable in the community. “The Crusaders called and said ‘what do you need?’ And before…

UPDATE: Missing Woman Found Safe

UPDATE: Fargo Police say Marcie Christine Treadwell has been located and is safe. They thanked the public for their assistance.   FARGO, N.D.–The Fargo Police Department is seeking the public’s help locating 32-year-old Marcie Christine Treadwell. Marcie is described as being 5’5″, 140 pounds with blue eyes and brown hair. Anyone with information regarding Marcie’s whereabouts is asked to call…

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…