North Dakota to receive 220,000 BinaxNOW COVID-19 tests

It is up to Gov. Doug Burgum to decide how the testing kits will be distributed

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota is receiving 220,000 rapid point-of-care COVID-19 tests from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The test kits, called BinaxNOW and made by Abbott Laboratories, can detect the virus in as little as 15 minutes. Although HHS Asst. Sec. for Health Admiral Brett Giroir says false positives and negatives are possible with any medical…

Prairie Roots “Soft Opening” Welcomes Hundreds of Customers

The first food co-op in Fargo is officially open for business

FARGO, ND — Owners said the future is bright for Prairie Roots, Fargo’s first food co-op. It’s been about five years in the making. “We’re just really happy to open the doors and show people this space and support local producers,” said┬áKurt Kopperud, general manager of the store. Staff call it a soft opening, but hundreds poured in for a…