Cass County

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…

Fargo restaurants spent first weekend with 25% capacity guideline

Fargo's Mango's talked to tell what changes they made this weekend to accommodate to the new recommendations

FARGO, N.D.-  It was the first weekend with the Cass County’s new Covid-19 guidelines of 25% capacity for restaurants and bars. Mango’s in Fargo says it’s been following the recommendations closely. The restaurant was already providing and requiring employees and guests to wear masks in the restaurant. The high-rise booths follow social-distancing guidelines. This means it’s able to seat every…

Some Early Voting Sites Open Monday in Cass County

FARGO, N.D. — Three early voting sites open Monday in Fargo and West Fargo with three more opening next Monday. They are available to all Cass County voters. Polling sites at the Ramada Inn in Fargo, DoubleTree Inn in West Fargo and Fargodome will be staffed from 9 a.m. until 7 p.m. each day Monday through Saturday through October. Additional…

Two dead after crash near Harwood

HARWOOD, N.D. -A fatal crash near Harwood this morning leaves two people dead. It happened just before ten when the Cass county Sheriff’s Office responded to a two vehicle crash. A van going west on Cass County Road 20 collided with a semi, going north on Cass county Road 17. “The driver of the tractor trailer was the lone occupant…

Record daily Covid-19 cases in Cass Co., health expert concerned

FARGO, N.D. – Cass County sees a record daily high of coronavirus cases with 216 and a positivity rate of nearly 11.7 percent according to Fargo Cass Public Health. Fargo Cass Public Health Director Desi Fleming believes people in the area aren’t taking contact tracing, masking or quarantining seriously. She adds a big reason positive cases are going up is…