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UND Labs To Play Role In Testing COVID-19 UV Light Scanner/Disinfection Systems

The work is supported by a $1.5 million grant from the North Dakota Department of Agriculture

Courtesy: UNDGRAND FORKS, N.D. — COVID-19 detect-and-disinfect technology is being developed and tested right here in North Dakota. SafetySpect, a California-based company, is bringing its virus-fighting solution to multiple UND labs for testing. The UV light scanner/disinfection systems could decontaminate an entire surface by zapping it with a handheld ultraviolet light. The hope is to have dozens of prototype systems…

Local Firefighters Arrive In Oregon To Help Battle Wildfires

Firefighters from Fargo, Grand Forks, Williston and Across Minnesota

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Student Debt Relief Company Ordered To Stop Doing Business In N.D.

Investigators determined the company was not licensed in North Dakota

BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem has ordered California-based Students Loan Services to issue refunds and stop doing business in the state until it meets licensing requirements. His office started an investigation into the student debt relief company after a woman who had paid almost $900 did not see any reduction in her debt. Investigators determined the…

Ten Charged After Riot In Downtown Fargo Saturday Night

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FEMA Will Help With Mobile Hospitals

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic, which has infected more than 328,275 people and killed more than 14,300. The COVID-19 illness causes mild or moderate symptoms in most people, but severe symptoms are more likely in the elderly or those with existing health problems. More than 95,650 people have recovered so far, mostly in China. TOP OF THE HOUR: — Republican Sen….

Students At Eagles Elementary Get Surprised With Trip To Legoland

Due to change in staff at Legoland, the team originally thought they weren't going to be able to go.

FARGO, N.D.- Hard work pays off. And these six fourth and fifth graders have been working all school year preparing for the First Lego League North American Championship competition. “They’ll compete in three areas. They have robots, they have Legos, with the Lego robotics, the lego mind and they’ll have challenges where every team has to do the same challenges,”…

UND Alumni Association & Foundation Has A Record-Setting Fiscal Year

Alumni and friends of the university gave $67.7 million

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — It has been a record-setting fiscal year for the UND Alumni Association & Foundation. Alumni and friends of the university gave $67.7 million to the foundation during the fiscal year that ended June 30. That is nearly twice the amount committed the previous year. The old record was $49.9 million set in 2011. Nine-thousand and sixteen…

Girl Dies After Van Fire, Man Charged With Second-Degree Manslaughter

The van caught fire and spread to an adjacent van where police say two girls were alone up to an hour Tuesday morning as their mother shopped at Walmart in Fridley

FRIDLEY, Minn. — Authorities in Minnesota say a 70-year-old man camping in a Walmart parking lot put a hot cook stove in his van, causing it to catch fire and spread to another van, burning two young sisters and killing one of them. Prosecutors on Wednesday charged Roberto Hipolito of Long Beach, California, with second-degree manslaughter and negligent fire. According…

Red Cross of the Dakotas Deploys Three to California for Wildfire Recovery

two are from north dakota and one is from south dakota

FARGO, N.D. — It’s been a few months since the California wildfires have been extinguished. The cleanup and recovery means there’s still a long road ahead for those affected. A few people from the Dakotas are doing their part to assist those without a home. When Sandra Heggeness was 11-years-old, it was the Red Cross who came to her and her…

Funds from New Beer Called “Resilience IPA” Will Benefit Camp Fire Victims

The Sierra Nevada Brewing Company came up with the recipe

FARGO, N.D. — There’s a new beer at Fargo Brewing Company, and all money made from it will go towards a good cause. The recipe for “Resilience IPA” was written by Sierra Nevada Brewing Company. Over a thousand breweries across the country are offering it and donating 100 percent of the sales to victims of the Camp Fire in California. The…