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North Dakota reports 42 new COVID-19 cases and one death

CASS COUNTY, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Health reports 42 new COVID-19 cases and one death on Thursday. Six counties report new cases including Burleigh, Cass, Grand Forks, Richland, Traill and Ward Counties. A man in his 80s from with…

WATCH LIVE: Gov. Burgum to host COVID-19 press briefing

BISMARCK, N.D.–Gov. Doug Burgum is holding a press briefing to provide an update on the COVID-19 pandemic. Burgum will be joined by State Superintendent Kirsten Baesler. The North Dakota Department of Health reported a total of 2,439 positive cases,…

WATCH LIVE: Gov. Walz to provide update on COVID-19 Pandemic

ST. PAUL, Minn.–Gov. Walz is providing an update on Minnesota’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Walz will be joined by Lt. Governor Peggy Flanagan, Attorney General Keith Ellison, Department of Public Safety Commissioner John Harrington and Department of Health…

LIVE: Long-Term Care Center Task Force

North Dakota task force leaders are looking for your help crafting a strategy to help families get back together with their loved ones in long-term care facilities across the state. Nursing homes and other…

MN Churches Prepare To Reopen With Capacity Limits

MOORHEAD, MINN. - The pews at Saint Josephs have been empty since early March. Under new guidelines for the reopening of places of worship across Minnesota, many of these pews will continue to remain empty. "It's…

WATCH LIVE: Gov. Burgum to host COVID-19 press briefing

BISMARCK, N.D.–Gov. Doug Burgum is holding a press briefing to provide an update on the COVID-19 pandemic. The North Dakota Department of Health reported a total of 2,422 positive cases, 40 current hospitalizations, 1,701 people recovered and 54 deaths.

Fargo fence displays free face masks

FARGO, N.D. -- A fence in Fargo was decked out with face masks on Monday that were free for the taking once again. For the fourth time since the coronavirus pandemic began, Katie Lewis filled…

LIVE: Senior Volunteer and Companion Program

As we spend this Memorial Day with our family members, thanking our lucky stars we've made it through lockdown and into the first big holiday since the coronavirus struck, you might not realize not…

Essentia Health to permanently layoff nearly 900 employees

FARGO, N.D.--Essentia Health has announced their decision to move forward with permanent layoffs due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Health organization says it has experienced operational losses nearing $100 million since the beginning of March. Various measures have been taken…

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