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COVID-19 By The Numbers For March 24, 2020

New Cases Reported In North Dakota, South Dakota & Minnesota

FARGO, N.D. — Cass County has two new confirmed cases of the coronavirus, bringing the official total to three. They include a man in his 70’s and a man in his 90’s. Both cases are under investigation for how they got the virus. Two other cases are being reported in Dunn and Burleigh counties. The Dunn case is a man…

Moorhead Police Seek High Speed Chase Driver Who Fled Into Cornfield

Steven Foster has active felony warrants in Cass and Clay Counties for drug-related offenses

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Moorhead Police are searching for 29-year-old Steven Foster after a high-speed pursuit Saturday afternoon. An officer saw Foster cut off cars near I-94 and 8th street south. When the officer attempted to pull him over he fled reaching speeds of 100 miles per hour. Foster lost control of his vehicle after driving over stop sticks and hit…

Roads Closed, Travel Not Recommended During Winter Storm

In North Dakota, eastbound lanes of I-94 from Jamestown to Fargo and westbound lanes from Fargo to Valley City are closed.

FARGO, N.D. (KFGO/AP) – A wintry mix of snow, sleet and gusty winds is closing schools and making travel treacherous in parts of the Upper Midwest. In North Dakota, eastbound lanes of I-94 from Jamestown to Fargo and westbound lanes from Fargo to Valley City are closed. The North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) along with the North Dakota Highway Patrol…

2019 Final Budget is Approved for Cass County: Totals Over $124 Million

The major increase in the amount levied and budgeted for the Capital Projects Fund is driven by two projects

FARGO, N.D. — The 2019 final budget for Cass County has been approved. The plan totals just over $124 million with a raise on the maximum mill levy on county property. The major increase in the amount levied and budgeted for the Capital Projects Fund is driven by two projects. The first is the joint juvenile project with Clay County…

Fargo Cass Public Health Introduces New Harm Reduction Center

The main goal of the HRC is to help individuals and the community stay as healthy as possible by reducing disease and other health issues among people who inject drugs

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo Cass Public Health is introducing the new Harm Reduction Center at 510 5th Street North. The HRC has been newly formed under the harm reduction division which consists of several programs. Veteran’s Drop-in Center, Withdrawal Management Unit, and the Good Neighbor Project Harm Reduction Center are just a few. The main goal of the HRC is…

Candidates for Cass County Sheriff Discuss their Platforms Ahead of the Primary Elections

Throughout the next few months, both men are going to continue to show their dedication for Cass County

CASS COUNTY, N.D. — In November Cass County will have a new Sheriff in town and the race is between Jesse Jahner and Mike Kjera. After 20 years with the Cass County Sheriff’s Office, Jesse Jahner says he is ready to lead the department. “I’d be a voice for the people, the people elect the sheriff so to me it…

YMCA Holds Registration And Information Event For Summer Programs

cater to a wide range of children from 6 weeks through 8th grade

FARGO, N.D. — School will be out before you know it and your kids will need something to do. That is where the YMCA of Cass and Clay Counties Summer Child Care programs come in handy. A registration and information event was held at all of the Y’s child care locations. The programs cater to a wide range of children…

Horace Standoff Ends With One Man in Custody

Authorities were at the scene for nearly five hours

HORACE, N.D. — One man is in custody after an hours–long standoff early Wednesday morning in Horace. Deputies were called to 7100 block of 100th Avenue South just before 5:30 a.m. Two people were inside a house when an armed intruder, identified as 51–year old Lance Belgarde, threatened them. The people inside the house were able to escape. Belgarde holed himself…

United Way is Teaching the Community About Mental Health Awareness

They are opening up a public panel for the community to learn more about the traumatic experiences children are living with

FARGO, ND — United Way of Cass Clay is looking for ways to invest dollars to improve resources for students with mental health issues. They are opening up a public panel for the community to learn more about the traumatic experiences children are living with. The organization has two programs that focus on student mental health and are bringing in…