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Supt. says Covid-19 is ‘leading to increase of stress & anxiety’ among students

Johnson says that's one of the main reasons why they're determined to keep their school doors open.

NORTH DAKOTA –  Governor Doug Burgum invites educators to discuss the impact of COVID-19 in schools. Although North Dakota continues to break records for the wrong reasons, the governor says their goals continue to be the same. “Protect the vulnerable, ensure hospital capacity, keep kids in school in-person, keep our economy open, that’s what we’ve been about since the beginning…

Fargo businesses implement a mask mandate as cases continue to rise

Drumconrath Brewing Company in downtown Fargo joins others in making masks mandatory

FARGO, N.D.- While most North Dakota businesses either require or recommend customers wear a mask, a few more are taking steps to encourage you to mask up. Drumconrath Brewing Company in downtown Fargo is making it mandatory. If you’re here for a beer. You must wear mask. Owner Sam Corr says it’s all about doing your part in any way…

COVID-19 Numbers for Sunday, October 11, 2020

Minnesota has 10 more COVID-19 deaths and 1,450 new positive cases. All of the deaths come from southern Minnesota in people 45 and older. Three lived in assisted living facilities, while seven lived in private residences. North Dakota records 3 more COVID-19 deaths and another 640 positive cases. The deaths include two men and a woman, all over 70 with…

Cass County COVID-19 Cases Rising Among 15-29 Year Old Age Group

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo Cass Public Health Director Desi Fleming says COVID-19 cases are once again increasing “significantly” in Fargo and Cass County after a slowdown over the summer. She says the highest age group now for infectious rates are the 15-29 year olds. Fleming says research has found healthy, young adults that have had mild to no virus symptoms…

Moorhead Area Public Schools Transitions High School Students To Distance Learning

The move is in response to the increase of COVID-19 cases among that age group

MOORHEAD, Minn- Moorhead High School will transition to distance learning on September 28. Pre-K through 8th grade will continue with the hybrid model. High School students will have an offsite learning day on September 23 to prepare for how distance learning will work. They will learn from home for two weeks. The students are tentatively scheduled to be back in…

First Confirmed Case of Acute Flaccid Myelitis in North Dakota

The child was hospitalized in October and later released

BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota has its first confirmed case of A-F-M, or acute flaccid myelitis. The case was confirmed by the CDC. The child was hospitalized in October and has since been released. State health department officials did not say where the child was hospitalized or give their age or gender. AFM is a rare but serious condition that…

Suspect’s Trial in Greywind Case Delayed

The trial for William Hoehn has been moved from March to May 15

  CASS COUNTY, N.D. — There is another delay in the Savanna Greywind murder case. The trial for William Hoehn has been moved from March to May 15. Attorneys on both sides say they are still waiting for information to prepare their cases. Hoehn and his girlfriend, Brooke Crews, are accused of kidnapping their neighbor Savanna and taking her baby…

Minnesota Seeing a Rise in Chickenpox Cases

One Hennepin County school is dealing with an outbreak of 15 cases and another school in Stearns County is dealing with six cases

  HENNEPIN COUNTY, Minn. — Cases of chickenpox are continuing to grow in Minnesota. The state department of health states nearly 400 cases have been reported, which is the highest number since 2013 when there were 480 cases reported in the year. One Hennepin County school is dealing with an outbreak of 15 cases and another school in Stearns County…

ND Dept. of Health Encouraging Flu Shots for All

It is National Influenza Vaccination Week

  NORTH DAKOTA — The North Dakota Department of Health is encouraging all North Dakotans to get their flu shot this week. It is National Influenza Vaccination Week. Health officials say everyone six months and older should be vaccinated, regardless of age or health status. It is especially important for people who are at greater risk of complications from the…

North Dakota Flu Cases on the Rise Early this Year

As of the end of last week, there had been 124 cases statewide, with 10 hospitalizations

  NORTH DAKOTA — North Dakota health officials are seeing a higher-than-normal amount of flu activity for this time of year. As of the end of last week, there had been 124 cases statewide, with 10 hospitalizations. Two-thirds of the cases were in Cass, Burleigh, Morton and Stark counties. Nearly half of the state’s counties have reported cases. The Health…