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NDSU students and faculty along with area teachers can get tested for COVID-19 this weekend

FARGO, ND — The North Dakota Department of Health will hold a free COVID-19 testing event this Saturday. The testing will take place at the NDSU Indoor Track, 1601 16th Avenue North in Fargo. Testing is available to NDSU students , faculty and staff as well as K-12 teachers and staff. There are also free events being held tomorrow in…

West Fargo Becomes 2nd Largest School District in N.D., Moorhead Numbers Also Up

West Fargo schools went back last week but they just now released initial enrollment numbers. The district has 11,728 students in preschool through 12th grades, up more than 200 students. That makes it the second largest school district in North Dakota behind Bismarck, Fargo is now third. Moorhead Area Public Schools is reporting a record enrollment on the first day…

A Team From The CDC Meets With The NDHD For COVID-19 Vaccine Planning

According to the Health Department there are three candidate vaccines, with one in phase three.

BISMARCK, N.D.- North Dakota was selected primarily because of the state’s immunization program, the CDC’s interest in coming to a rural state, and also to engage with the tribal nation. The teams have spent time discussing the ins and outs of the program as well as the assumptions. According to the Health Department there are three candidate vaccines, with one…

Bismarck Man Facing Multiple Sex Crime Charges Against 15 Minors

All 15 alleged victims were females in their early teens with each case being a separate incident.

FARGO, N.D. — The U.S. Attorney for North Dakota says 21-year-old Dawson Rouse of Bismarck is facing 27 federal indictments of sexual exploitation of children, the corrosion of sexual exploitation of minors and the creation and transfer of obscene material involving minors. All 15 alleged victims were females in their early teens with each case being a separate incident. With…

Tesla Supercharger Stations come online in North Dakota

For the past couple of years traveling in a Tesla across North Dakota and even to Minneapolis, has been a process requiring careful planning and precise timing using whatever charging port was available, and sometimes other peoples homes.

FARGO, N.D. – Nearly three years ago, Elon Musk tweeted “You can now drive anywhere in the US using the Tesla supercharger network.” But he forgot about one state: North Dakota. “I joined Twitter on that tweet to tell him that we still exist,” said Brian Kopp, a North Dakota Tesla owner. For the past couple of years traveling in…

Grand Forks & Bismarck named in top 10 Best Small Cities to Start a Small Business Report

June 2, 2020. Grand Forks Police Department officer Cody Holte’s Memorial Service at Ralph Engelstad Arena in Grand Forks, ND. Mandatory photo credit Russell HonsUNITED STATES – Grand Forks is third and Bismarck is fifth on Go.Verizon.com’s Best Small Cities to Start a Small Business Report. The website praises Grand Forks for the city’s 83% loan approval rate and its…

Patients discharged from Bismarck hospital after getting plasma from recovered Covid-19 donors

BISMARCK, N.D. – Three critically ill coronavirus patients in Bismarck receive plasma transfusions from donors who recovered in New York and are released from the hospital. CHI St. Alexius Health was eligible to receive the plasma because of its enrollment in the Mayo Clinic Research Clinical Trial. The experimental treatment is believed to help reduce the severity of symptoms of…

North Dakota COO Outlines COVID-19 Surge Plan: If One Should Occur

Fargodome and University of Mary Fieldhouse in Bismarck are already outfitted with around 200 portable beds

BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota officials are sharing the plans for a possible surge of COVID-19 patients. But they say it is unlikely the plans will have to be put into action. “Let me be clear. We do not expect that we are going to need 7,500 beds for COVID patients,” said Tammy Miller, North Dakota Chief Operating Officer. “Today…