Cass County

Chad Peterson Announces Re-Election Bid for Cass County Commission

Peterson was first elected in 2012.

FARGO, N.D.–Chad Peterson announced plans to seek re-election to the Cass County Commission on Sunday. Peterson currently represents District 1, which includes most of North Fargo. He also serves as the 2020 Commission Chair. Peterson was first elected in 2012, and has made it a goal to help control the county portion of property taxes. If re-elected Peterson says he…

Fargo Cass Public Quells Worries Over Coronavirus Popping Up In Valley

The CDC has China at a level 1 watch, meaning people need to take normal precautions when traveling into the country.

FARGO, N.D. — The coronavirus that’s spreading across China is leaving people in the valley wondering if they should be worried about the disease coming here. Fargo Cass Public Health says the disease, which has infected over 400 people in China, is not going to have an effect on our area. The CDC has China at a level 1 watch,…

Travel Advisories Issued in Cass and Clay Counties

CLAY COUNTY, Minn.–The current weather conditions have already caused many highways and rural roads to become dangerous for travel. Clay County Sheriff Mark Empting has issued a no travel advisory for all of rural Clay County. He says there is zero visibility in open country areas and deputies have already responded to multiple cars in the ditch. The Minnesota Department…

Cass County Asking Voters To Help Decide On New “I Voted” Sticker

The Winner Will Be Decided In April

FARGO, N.D. – Cass County is asking people to vote for the newest “I voted” sticker for the 2020 primary. The over 100 submissions crafted by the young artists of fourth grade classrooms across the county are being used to encourage voter registration. The winning vote will get passed onto the state government to compete against other counties with the…

Winter Storm Warning For Most Of The Region.

The winter storm warning is in effect until 6:00 a.m. Monday.

Here is the latest update on the storm as of 10:30 am Saturday. Posted by KVRR – Weather Authority on Saturday, December 28, 2019 FARGO,ND — Much of the KVRR viewing area is under a Winter Storm Warning through Monday morning. Travel is expected to be hindered by heavy snow throughout the region this weekend. The winter storm warning is…

Flu Season Off to Unusual Start

Season kicking off with Influenza B rather than typical A-strain

FARGO, N.D. — The CDC estimates that at least 1,300 people nationwide have died from the flu this year. While this number doesn’t surprise one North Dakota epidemiologist, the type of flu affecting people in our region does. “It is a little unusual, if you look back at prior seasons, the A-string is predominant early in the season, and then…

Man Wanted For High Speed Chase Last Weekend Arrested In Moorhead

A person in Moorhead recognized 29-year-old Steven Foster due to media coverage

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A man involved in a high speed chase a week ago in Clay County is arrested without incident. A person in Moorhead recognized 29-year-old Steven Foster due to media coverage and called authorities. He was taken into custody at an apartment complex in the 800 block of 40th Avenue South. Foster fled a traffic stop last Saturday…

Cass County Sheriff Warns Public of Phone Scam

The Sheriff's Office is not aware of anyone that has fallen victim to the scam.

CASS COUNTY, N.D.–The Cass County Sheriff’s Office is informing the public of a scam sweeping through the F-M area. The Sheriff’s Office says scammers are “spoofing” their phone number and making it look as if phone calls are coming from a legitimate source. One individual told the Sheriff’s Office the scammer advised them that they were from the Social Security…

Incorporating Well–Being In The Workplace

There are 13 organizations participating in this project in Cass and Clay counties

CLASS AND CLAY COUNTIES, N.D.– “The People Project” is an idea that originated from the Rethink Mental Health Initiative started by Cass and Clay Counties. They are doing activities that promote a positive and respectful work environment. “If its kindness, they would take a car, they wouldn’t know what they were grabbing, and they would practice whatever that card says…