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NDSU Study Abroad Programs in Italy & South Korea Cancelled Due To Coronavirus

The Study Abroad Program at NDSU is still monitoring all the countries where there are still students studying abroad.

FARGO, N.D.- The study abroad program at NDSU is taking precautions following the Coronavirus outbreak in several countries. “We do not have any programs in China currently, but we have ended programs in Italy and South Korea,” says Director at the International Student and Study Abroad Services Alicia Kauffman. The university has around 50 students studying abroad right now and…

CDC Releases Updated Information On The Coronavirus

We spoke to Clay and Cass County about what the new information released by the agency said.

CASS AND CLAY COUNTIES.- As of February 24th, a total of 1,336 CDC staff members have been involved in the Coronavirus response. “With Coronavirus is evolving very rapidly, everyday things are changing even by the hour, right now the CDC said, or yesterday said, it’s not a matter of if, it’s a matter of when the Coronavirus will come to…

Ten People Are Being Monitored For The Coronavirus In North Dakota

The ten individuals recently traveled to China.

NORTH DAKOTA – The ten individuals being monitored for Corona virus have recently traveled to China. “We are calling them, testing them, or somehow communicating with these persons and asking you know, symptom history whether or not they have a temperature and how they are dealing in general,” says Brenton Nesemeier, the Field Epidemiologist at the North Dakota Department of…

North Dakota Health Department Monitoring 3 People For Coronavirus

All three recently arrived from China

BISMARCK, N.D. — Three people in North Dakota are being actively monitored for the coronavirus. The state health department says all three recently arrived from China. They are voluntarily staying away from people other than immediate family members. There have been no cases of the virus reported in North Dakota and no individuals are classified as a person under investigation….

Sanford Health Temporarily Isolates Patient On Novel Coronavirus Fears

the man came in with symptoms consistent with influenza and other respiratory viruses

FARGO, N.D. — Sanford Health isolates a patient for possible novel coronavirus testing since the man recently traveled. Hospital officials say the man came in with symptoms consistent with influenza and other respiratory viruses. After consulting with the state of North Dakota, it was determined the man did not meet current CDC guidelines for further novel coronavirus testing. Sanford is…

Fargo Cass Public Quells Worries Over Coronavirus Popping Up In Valley

The CDC has China at a level 1 watch, meaning people need to take normal precautions when traveling into the country.

FARGO, N.D. — The coronavirus that’s spreading across China is leaving people in the valley wondering if they should be worried about the disease coming here. Fargo Cass Public Health says the disease, which has infected over 400 people in China, is not going to have an effect on our area. The CDC has China at a level 1 watch,…

North Dakota Agriculture Leaders React To Phase One Trade Agreement

North Dakota Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring, who was at the signing, says this is a big first step in the right direction.

WASHINGTON — After President Trump signed the Phase One Trade Agreement with China, markets are now being reopen after nearly two years of tariffs. North Dakota Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring, who was at the signing, says this is a big first step in the right direction. “I really feel there is a lot of value here because it adds stability…

Fargo Antique, Gift Shop Stops Buying From China Because of Tariffs

President Trump raised tariffs from 10 to 25 percent on Friday

FARGO, N.D. — Donald Trump raised tariffs on Chinese exports from 10 to 25 percent. Now Beijing is retaliating by doing the same to American goods. It’s causing a Fargo woman to change her business plan for the first time in 20 years. “I didn’t ever plan on any of this but it started with a trip to China,” said…

“A lot of anxiety” in ND over trade worries with China Sen. Cramer Says

NEW YORK – The Dow Jones falls more than 600 points Tuesday as investors are preparing for the possibility of trade tensions between the U.S. and China. President Trump has threatened to increase taxes from 10% to 25% on $200 billion of Chinese goods. Despite the tariff threat, the Chinese government says one of its top officials will visit Washington…

Chinese Tariffs, Contamination Problem Impacting U.S. Recycling Exports

Last year, West Fargo had nearly 3,700 tons of recycling

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Every time West Fargo Waste Management picks up the recycling from your curb, it’s taken to a the West Fargo Transfer Station where it’s packed into semi’s headed for Minneapolis. Once there, the recyclables are sorted at a Material Reclamation Facility before it is then shipped out to countries like China. “China by 2020 is going…