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30 More COVID-19 Deaths Reported In Three State Region

Minnesota has 17 more COVID-19 deaths and more than 1,700 new cases of the virus. The majority of the deaths are in southern Minnesota with one up north in St. Louis County. The positivity rate remains nearly unchanged at 5.1% due to an increase in testing. These maps show the positive cases by county since the pandemic began. The death…

No Mask Mandate Makes It “Difficult for Us to Try to Make a Difference”

Public Health Director Renae Moch says the majority in the state are not wearing a mask.

BISMARCK, N.D. — The Bismarck-Burleigh Public Health Department struggles with cooperation as COVID cases rise in North Dakota. Director Renae Moch says, “Without that mandate or enforcement piece behind it, it becomes very difficult for us to try to make a difference in the number of cases we’re seeing and really trying to take, having this taken seriously by the…

Minnesota’s One-Day COVID-19 Positive Cases Is A Record: 1,318

Minnesota has a new single day high for COVID-19 cases: 1,318. The state now tops 90,000 positive COVID-19 tests since the pandemic began. There are two more deaths in Hennepin and St. Louis counties. A total of 248 people are currently hospitalized. There are 123 patients in intensive care, down nearly a dozen since Saturday. North Dakota now has a…

Gov. Burgum Considers Raising COVID-19 Risk Level In Cass & Other Counties

North Dakota has applied to participate in the Lost Wages Assistance program

BISMARCK, N.D. — Some counties in North Dakota could see their COVID-19 risk level go from “Low” to “Moderate” as cases continue to rise. That would mean the entire state is no longer under the same level. Gov. Doug Burgum says he is looking at making the change in Cass, Grand Forks, Burleigh-Morton, Ward and Stark, the counties with higher…

COVID-19 By The Numbers For March 24, 2020

New Cases Reported In North Dakota, South Dakota & Minnesota

FARGO, N.D. — Cass County has two new confirmed cases of the coronavirus, bringing the official total to three. They include a man in his 70’s and a man in his 90’s. Both cases are under investigation for how they got the virus. Two other cases are being reported in Dunn and Burleigh counties. The Dunn case is a man…

Motorcycle Driver Killed After Crashing Into Semi

The 54-year-old motorcycle driver from Bismarck died at the scene

STERLING, N.D. — A motorcyclist was killed in a crash with a semi in Burleigh County Saturday evening. The motorcycle was south on Highway 83 near Sterling when the bike crossed the center line and struck a semi’s front driver-side bumper. The 54-year-old motorcycle driver from Bismarck died at the scene. His name has not been released. The semi driver…

High Risk Sex Offender Reports Fargo Address

Roger Mcavoy, 56, is living at 735 14th Street North in Fargo

FARGO, ND — Fargo police want you to know about an address of a registered high risk sex offender. Roger Mcavoy, 56, is living at 735 14th Street North in Fargo. His five foot seven, weighs 150 pounds and has brown eyes and brown hair. Mcavoy was convicted in 1995 of sexual assault of two female victims ages 13 and…