Cass County

Cass County Moving To “High” Risk Level Triggering New Capacity Limits

Bars, Restaurants and Events Will Be Limited to 25% Capacity, up to 50 People

BISMARCK, N.D. — Cass County is being moved from “moderate” to “high” risk as COVID-19 cases continue to surge in North Dakota. Gov. Doug Burgum says we are in the middle of a “regional COVID storm” and the guidelines are being changed to reflect that. “The critical or red zone, the highest level. This is the area where if we…

COVID-19 Numbers for Sunday, October 11, 2020

Minnesota has 10 more COVID-19 deaths and 1,450 new positive cases. All of the deaths come from southern Minnesota in people 45 and older. Three lived in assisted living facilities, while seven lived in private residences. North Dakota records 3 more COVID-19 deaths and another 640 positive cases. The deaths include two men and a woman, all over 70 with…

Health officials: Cass Co. sees highest number of active Covid-19 cases since May

FARGO-MOORHEAD – Sanford Health officials say Fargo hospitals have the highest level of patients for the coronavirus since May, but they say there is still plenty of capacity. Active COVID-19 cases in Cass County are at about 550, the same peak they were in late May in early June according to Fargo Cass Public Health. Clay County has about 200…

Cass County COVID-19 Cases Rising Among 15-29 Year Old Age Group

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo Cass Public Health Director Desi Fleming says COVID-19 cases are once again increasing “significantly” in Fargo and Cass County after a slowdown over the summer. She says the highest age group now for infectious rates are the 15-29 year olds. Fleming says research has found healthy, young adults that have had mild to no virus symptoms…

Cass County Highway Department Seeks Input About Change In Speed Limit

You can vote on the potential increase on the Cass County government website linked below

CASS COUNTY, N.D. — The new speed limit would increase from 55 to 65 miles per hour and would affect paved county highways. A total of 134 miles of highway meet the safety requirements for the potential increase. The Highway Department says the reason for the change is due to requests of rural residents who regularly use these roads. “Our…

North Dakota sets daily record for new COVID-19 cases and tests

BISMARCK, ND – North Dakota’s daily positivity rate moved to just over 5% in Saturday’s report from The Department of Health. Of the 9,603 total tests administered, 468 came back positive. There have now been 15,151 positive tests. Active cases climbed to 2,534 with 191 more reported. Cass County saw 70 positive tests,Ward County 63 and  Burleigh County 61. The…

Two Men Arrested For Numerous Vehicle Break-ins in Fargo

Logan Stenson / Matthew LoganFARGO, N.D. — Two men are linked to several vehicle break-ins in Fargo that stretch back to early June. 28-year-old Logan Stenson of Fargo and 30-year-old Matthew Logan, with no permanent address, face charges. Police say Stenson and Logan are suspected of stealing property from 19 vehicles. Cass County State’s Attorney’s Office will decide on specific…