Cass County

High speed pursuit leads to arrest in Cass County

Authorities arrest Brandon Jacobson, 23, of Fargo

CASS COUNTY, N.D. — A Fargo driver gets arrested after leading authorities on a high speed pursuit. Twenty-three-year-old Brandon Jacobson was driving in Clay County when he fled into Cass County. A North Dakota State Trooper caught up with Jacobson south of Horace on Highway 10 and spikes were used to stop the vehicle. Jacobson lost control and rolled in…

North Dakota reports more than 1,500 new COVID-19 cases and 29 deaths Thursday

Cass County accounts for 10,870 of the total positive cases and 91 of the total deaths.

CASS COUNTY, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Health reports 1,540 new COVID-19 cases and 29 new deaths on Thursday. Forty-seven counties report new cases. Cass County reports the most new cases with 266 and Ward County the second most with 221. Seventeen men and 12 women from 14 counties died. The youngest person to die on Thursday was in her…

Voting went as well as expected in Cass County

Nearly 87,000 votes were cast by the time the polls closed on Election day.

FARGO, N.D. — By 7:00 p.m., nearly 87,000 ballots were cast in Cass County between in-person voting on election day, early voting and absentee ballots. The turnout was anticipated as election officials predicted that 85,000-90,000 people would vote. Over 32,000 people voted by absentee ballot. That number is much more that normal, as the county usually only sees 7,000-10,000 absentee…

Cass County surpasses 10,000 COVID-19 cases Monday

Cass County accounts for 10,160 of the total positive cases and 87 of the total deaths.

CASS COUNTY, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Health reports 975 new COVID-19 cases and nine new deaths on Monday. Forty-six counties report new cases. Cass County reports the most new cases with 231 and Grand Forks County the second most with 157. Five men and four women from seven counties died. The youngest person to die on Monday was in…

COVID-19 Cases Continue To Rapidly Rise In Our 3-State Region

Minnesota has another 2,217 COVID-19 cases and 18 more deaths. In our region, the dead include a Pennington County person in their early 70’s and a Beltrami County person in their late 70’s. 13 of the deaths come from long-term care facilities. The state has now surpassed 150,000 positive cases since the start of the pandemic and nearly 2,500 deaths….

School Board To Discuss Return To Classrooms at Monday Meeting

FARGO, N.D. — Public school leaders in Fargo are discussing whether to have older children head back to classrooms, even as the state struggles with the worst outbreak of COVID-19 per capita in the nation. A task force that was formed when parents and others complained after the Fargo Public School District opted for distance learning has its next meeting…

North Dakota reports 1,357 new COVID-19 cases and 13 deaths Friday

Cass County accounts for 9,510 of the total positive cases and 85 of the total deaths.

CASS COUNTY, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Health reports 1,357 new COVID-19 cases and 13 new deaths on Friday. Forty-nine counties report new cases. Grand Forks County reports the most new cases with 236 and Burleigh County the second most with 187. Six men and Seven women from 9 counties died. The youngest person to die on Friday was in…

Post Office says it’s ‘ensuring to get the ballots home on time’

Cass County says it's expecting to have at least another 5,000 ballots in before Election Day.

FARGO, N.D. — Next Tuesday’s election is shaping up to be one of the largest for early voting. The United States Postal Service in Fargo says your ballot is safe with them. For the Post Office, time is of the essence. “A lot of things the Post Office is trying to do to ensure to get the ballots home on…

Cass County voters line up at polls on first day of early voting

Ramada becomes voting hot spot as election nears.

FARGO, N.D. – Early voting is underway in Cass County and elections officials say people started lining up an hour before the polls opened at the Ramada. It’s one of three locations open in Fargo and West Fargo to cast your ballot. Election officials say about one thousand votes were cast in the first two hours at the three polling…