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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…

One of the Biggest Senate Races is in North Dakota: Hear From the Candidates About Major Topics

But for the first time the Democrat and Republican are running against each other, in what some are saying is one of the most important Senate races in decades

One of the biggest Senate races happening around the country is right here in North Dakota. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen sat down with Heidi Heitkamp and Kevin Cramer for one–on–one interviews to discuss some of the major topics and get answers to some controversial questions. Six years ago Senator Heidi Heitkamp and Congressman Kevin Cramer were elected into office on the…

Big Iron Brings Ag Leaders and Policy Makers Together to Discuss the Effects of the Farm Bill and Trade

Many saying there is not one order for soybeans this year giving them no destination to move their harvested crops

WEST FARGO, N.D. — The largest farm show in the upper Midwest is bringing hundreds from across the region and around the world to West Fargo. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen tells us how the farm bill and trade are affecting agricultural business and the products being harvested this fall. As they check out some of the new machinery, farmers and ranchers…

Heitkamp Discusses Trade and the Farm Bill With Chamber of Commerce

Heitkamp is on the Farm Bill Conference Committee

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.) joined a discussion with the Fargo-West Fargo-Moorhead Chamber of Commerce to talk about trade and the Farm Bill. Those involved with the meting say they hope a deal can be reached soon so farmers can have some certainty by the time harvest comes. “As we get closer to harvest, there tends to be more…