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Burgum: ND to launch second COVID-19 contact tracing app

The new app is expected to be available within two weeks.

BISMARCK, N.D.–Gov. Doug Burgum announced a second contact tracing app is in the works to assist public health agencies track COVID-19. The new app will be known as Care19 Exposure and is expected to be available within two weeks. The app will use exposure notification technology developed by Apple and Google. When an individual tests positive for COVID-19, notifications will…

North Dakota Launches Care19 App to Combat COVID-19

Care19 is currently available for Apple products and is coming soon for Android users.

BISMARCK, N.D.–Gov. Doug Burgum announced the launch of a free mobile app called Care19 during his daily COVID-19 press briefing on Tuesday. The North Dakota Department of Health and Gov. Burgum partnered with ProudCrowd, creators of the Bison Tracker app, to create the new app. Care19 is meant to help the NDDoH identify individuals who may have come in contact…

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…

On-Demand Restaurant Delivery Service Comes To Fargo, Offers Free Delivery Promotion

Bite Squad is a Minneapolis-based company

FARGO, N.D. — You now have another option when you’re hungry but don’t want to leave your place to get anything to eat. The on-demand restaurant delivery service called “Bite Squad” is now serving Fargo. The Minneapolis-based company is running a promotion that promises free delivery for a year to all customers who order during their grand opening weekend, August…

Instacart Comes to North Dakota: Nation’s Largest On-Demand Grocery Delivery Service

It's simple. Download the app or go to their website, shop your favorite local grocery store and for just $5.95 schedule a delivery

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Imagine Uber but for groceries…You can hop on an app or on the web and order your groceries instantaneously. Well now it’s not imaginary, it’s real and happening right here in the valley. Say goodbye to long checkout lines and carrying those heavy items out of the store. “You get a joke that I’ve never had to…

The Biz: Retirement, Airlines, Contraception App Oops and Ordering Off of the Harry Potter Secret Menu at Starbucks

You have to know the magic spell...er...ingredients and order them that way

NATIONAL — If you’re looking to retire in 2018 then you may not have to go far to find the best place to live. According to a new report from wallethub.com, one of the top five states in the U.S. to retire this year is South Dakota. The report states the findings are based on affordability, quality of life and…

Fargo Police Asking for Community’s Help to Stop Neighborhood Crime

More than 67,000 calls for service are made each year to the Fargo Police Department

FARGO, ND — The Fargo Police Department is reaching out to the community to hear how they can better inform you on what’s happening in your neighborhoods. The department is discussing crime in District 3, which is the southwest corner of town, and how to identify it. More than 67,000 calls for service are made each year to the Fargo…

Uber Adds In-App Tipping Service

Tipping is the first of many changes in the "180 Days' of Change" Initiative to fix the driving experience

FARGO, ND — Riders can officially tip their Uber drivers. The ride sharing company launched its in-app tipping service nationwide. This is the first of many changes in Uber’s 180 Days of Change initiative to improve its experience for drivers after years of misconception. “I don’t know if it’s more people misunderstood or Uber misleading people thinking they weren’t supposed…

Pros and Cons: Snap Maps Snapchat Feature Let’s Your “Friends” Know Where You Are

'Snap Maps' now shows your geographic location to all users on the app

FARGO, ND — First there was Twitter, Instagram and then came along Snapchat. It’s a way to share short videos and snapshots of your daily life with social media friends. But a new feature of Snapchat is raising some concerns among law enforcement and parents, allowing all of those “friends” to see where you are at all times. More than…

Fargo’s Myriad Mobile to Make New App for Ag Producers

CEO Jake Joraanstad says they're using $1.35 million from the Falls Angel Fund

  FARGO, ND — A new app which could make life easier for farmers in the valley is using a $1.35 million angel investment fund. Myriad Mobile, a North Dakota tech company, raised $1.5 million for an app which streamlines contracts between farmers and grain elevators. CEO Jake Joraanstad says they’re using $1.35 million from the Falls Angel Fund. It…