Cass County

Fargo’s vaccination rate is 50 percent

The virtual meeting gives people an update on where we stand in the Covid 19 pandemic and vaccinations

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Fargo Cass Public Health says the city is nearing a Covid-19 vaccination milestone despite a change in vaccinations. Earlier this week the Johnson and Johnson vaccine was put on pause. Six people out of the more than six million who received the vaccine developed blood clots. Fargo Cass Public Health says they had to make some…

Three High Risk Sex Offenders On The Move in Fargo

Aaron Bever 1/2 Michael Skeldum Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Geoffrey Miller Show Caption Hide Caption FARGO, N.D. — One high risk sex offender in Fargo is homeless while two others have new addresses. Fargo Police say Aaron Bever has registered as homeless. The 35-year-old was convicted in 2003 in Dunn County, Wisconsin of sexual assault. Bever repeatedly sexually assaulted…

Fire emergency & burn ban declared in Cass County

FARGO (KVRR) – Due to unusually dry conditions, a burn ban is in effect in Cass County. The Cass County Commission declared a fire emergency and approved the burn ban Tuesday.  It will remain in effect until April 6. The ban includes garbage/pit fires, the burning of farmland, cropland and ditches and the use of fire to demolish structures. Residential…

Fargo Mask Mandate Set To Expire As Active Cases Rise In Cass County

1/2 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Show Caption Hide Caption FARGO, N.D. —  Fargo’s mask mandate ends Monday while Cass County continues to lead North Dakota in active cases with 285. Cass is well ahead of any other county in the state. Last Sunday the county had 198 active cases. State health officials report one new COVID-19 death and 49…

Cass County deputies to be outfitted with body cameras

FARGO, N.D. – Cass County deputies are being outfitted with body cameras. Sheriff Jesse Jahner says the sheriff’s office is working with Arizona-based technology and weapons company Axon for equipment and staff training. Jahner says the system will be ready to use this week. The sheriff says the technology will increase transparency and help hold deputies accountable, as well as…

Major vaccination improvements by summer in Cass County

"With the Johnson and Johnson coming out we think we'll get more people vaccinated and what we're beginning to think is we may have our population vaccinated by the end of June."

CASS CO., N.D. (KVRR) — A legislative conversation with Cass County legislators and local leaders quickly turns to talk about the COVID vaccines. The most important topic to arise from the virtual session raised the question of where the county stands in terms of vaccinations. Fargo Mayor Doctor Tim Mahoney says no vaccine is being wasted and with the Johnson…

The Chamber discusses F-M Diversion project

This is the biggest project that's in the bonding bill."

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – The Chamber holds an Eggs and Issues discussion with members of the legislation to talk about a $435.5 million bonding bill on the Fargo-Moorhead Diversion Project. At just under $800 million, House bill 1431 is proposing a series of projects in the Fargo-Moorhead area. One project in the bill will take a little over half of…

People confused as shelter in place alert in Fargo is sent to people across metro

The Fargo Police Department intended the alert to only cover a three block radius in South Fargo, but the alert sent out by Red River Dispatch reached far more people outside of that area.

FARGO, N.D. — After a man barricaded himself inside his vehicle early Saturday morning in South Fargo, a shelter in place alert went out to people throughout the Cass and Clay counties. The Fargo Police Department intended the alert to only cover a three block radius in South Fargo, but the alert sent out by Red River Dispatch reached far…