Cass County

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…

North Dakota reports sharp decrease in new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday

CASS COUNTY, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Health reports 17 new COVID-19 cases and two deaths on Wednesday. Only two counties in the state are reporting new cases. Cass County with 16 and Grand Forks County with 1. The NDDoH says 82 positive tests taken on Sunday are being considered inconclusive due to a malfunction on two pieces of equipment….

North Dakota Reports 31 New COVID-19 Cases and 1 Death

CASS COUNTY, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Health reports 31 new COVID-19 cases and one death on Monday. The counties reporting new cases include Burleigh, Cass, Ransom and Sioux Counties. Cass County reports the most cases with 26 and Burleigh County the second most with 3. A woman in her 90s with underlying health conditions from Ramsey County died. The…

‘Stand to Protect’ working to prevent child sexual abuse in Cass & Clay counties

The local organization is aiming to end what some call an invisible health crisis

FARGO, N.D. — It’s a shocking statistic that’s hard to hear. According to the National Children’s Advocacy Center, one in 10 children will be sexually abused before turning 18. In Cass and Clay counties, that’s more than 5,000 kids impacted by sexual abuse. Growing up in rural Cass County, young Leslie Brunette was accompanied by fear and manipulation for years….

North Dakota Records 1,900 Positive COVID-19 Cases

North Dakota Reports 1,900 Positive COVID-19 Cases

BISMARCK, ND – North Dakota’s total number of COVID-19 cases increased to 1,900 with 52 news cases reported Sunday. Cass County had 41 positive tests out of the 2, 636 completed. The Dept. of Health reports an additional death for a new total of 43. Hospitalized cases dropped to 30 with an additional 67 recoveries for 1178. COUNTIES WITH NEW…

75 More COVID-19 Cases In Cass County

BISMARCK, N.D. – North Dakota’s largest county again produced the largest number of positive coronavirus tests in the latest round of testing by The Department of Health. Saturday’s numbers show 88 more cases with 75 from Cass County. Grand Forks County had 8. A total of 2,861 tests were completed. Cases currently hospitalized dropped by 2 to 33 and no…

Cass And Grand Forks Counties Still Hotspots For COVID-19

83% of Active Cases Are In Those Two North Dakota Counties

BISMARCK, N.D. — Eighty-three percent of all COVID-19 active cases in North Dakota are in Cass and Grand Forks counties. The state has 665 active cases. Gov. Doug Burgum says there have been a couple of small outbreaks at manufacturing centers in Fargo, although he didn’t specify which companies are impacted. Long-term care centers are still a hotspot for COVID-19….