Cass County

Cass County Vector Control spraying Wednesday night; keeping safety of pollinators in mind

Vector Control says that thanks to the last five years of larval control, they have been able to reduce the amount of times they have to spray pesticides yearly, which is ultimately safer for pollinators like Bees and Monarch Butterflies.

WEST FARGO, N.D. – Cass County Vector Control will be spraying for adult mosquito control on Wednesday, June 24th , but they are keeping the safety of friendly pollinators in mind while they do it. Trucks will begin spraying just after 8:00 PM. Vector Control says that thanks to the last five years of larval control, they have been able…

Recount in Gardner, ND City Council election yields same results as initial count

Both Carey Hanson and Patrick Nelson are still sitting at eight votes each

FARGO, N.D. — Several Cass County employees spent the day recounting ballots for three local elections, including the race for Ayr mayor, Gardner City Council, and West Fargo School Board. A tight race isn’t the norm for local elections in the small city of Gardner; a town of nearly a hundred people just 25 miles north of Fargo. “There’s basically…

OneFargo And BLM Take To Streets Toward Cass County Courthouse Demanding Action

Organizers say it's not about hating law enforcement, it's about having individual accountability

FARGO, N.D. — “Everybody deserves the right to vote, everybody deserves the right to protest and just like the state of emergency everybody has the right to bear arms,” Organizer Frederick Edwards said. Protesters starting at the Johnson American Legion Field made their way to the Cass County Courthouse demanding action. Along the route through Downtown Fargo, police helped escort…

Recount Set For Tied Gardner Council Race, Two Candidates Got 8 Votes Each

the recount will take place at 9:30 Monday morning

FARGO, N.D. — A recount for a tie in the council race in tiny Gardner, North Dakota is set for Monday at the Cass County Annex. As KVRR first reported Tuesday, Carey Hanson and Patrick Nelson each got 8 votes in the election but Nelson was declared the winner on the vote.nd.gov website. That is an error according to Cass…

Only 6 new COVID-19 cases reported in Cass County Monday

CASS COUNTY, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Health reports 19 new COVID-19 cases and no new deaths on Monday. Five counties report new cases including Burleigh, Cass, Grand Forks, Stutsman and Wells Counties. Stutsman County reports the most new cases with eight and Cass County the second most with six. North Dakota’s COVID-19 numbers: 2,880 positive cases, 29 current hospitalizations,…

Five additional COVID-19 deaths in North Dakota

BISMARCK, ND — North Dakota Department of Health reported 5 additional deaths due to coronovirus. That means 71 people have died from COVID-19 since records have been kept. There were also 40 additional positive cases reported. North Dakota now has 2,745 positive cases reported. INDIVIDUALS WHO DIED WITH COVID-19 Man in his 90s from Cass County with underlying health conditions….

Governor Burgum Activates the National Guard, State of Emergency Declared in Fargo and West Fargo

BISMARCK, N.D. (MAY 30, 2020) – Gov. Doug Burgum signed an executive order tonight declaring a state of emergency in Fargo, West Fargo and Cass County and activating the North Dakota National Guard to help local authorities respond to unlawful activity and the risk to people and property due to civil disturbances. The mayor of Fargo and West Fargo declared…

Red River Valley COVID-19 Task Force Meets To Discuss Testing And Tracing

In Cass County, contact tracers are following 595 active cases and 12-hundred people.

FARGO, N.D. – The Red River Valley COVID-19 task force was formed at the request of Governor Doug Burgum earlier this month. 13 partner organizations began working to determine how to best address the coronavirus and its impact on the community. “Since our locally generated testing matrix has been implemented, we’ve been able to focus our limited resources solely on…