CLAY COUNTY

Class Clay Alerts Will Provide Quicker Way To Notify Residents Of Emergencies

Cass and Clay County have been using codeRED to provide emergency notifications for the last 15 years.

CASS COUNTY, N.D. and CLAY COUNTY, Minn. –  Starting September 1, there will be a few changes in the way we receive alerts about what is happening in our community. Cass County Alerts will alert residents about severe weather, fire, floods, and other emergencies as well as of road closures and water utility maintenance. Residents will be able to pick…

Youngest COVID-19 Death In Minnesota Is In Clay County: 9-Month-Old

Health Commissioner Jan Malcolm said child's death appears to be an "isolated incident"

ST. PAUL, Minn. — A 9-month-old infant in Clay County becomes the youngest person to die of COVID-19 in Minnesota. Health Commissioner Jan Malcolm said child’s death appears to be an “isolated incident” related to the infant’s “very specific” situation. State epidemiologist Kris Ehresmann said the infant had symptoms with what you might expect from COVID-19, including respiratory symptoms, but…

Cass County COVID-19 Task Force Reminding People To Keep Following Guidelines

The task force says the overall positive rates have continued to drop from the peak in April. However people need to still take the virus seriously as they are noticing an uptick in July.

FARGO, N.D. — The Red River Valley COVID-19 Task Force says things are looking better in Clay and Cass Counties. With the state loosening restrictions cell phone data tracing found more people are on the move after being quarantined. “I think we said it back at the beginning of the pandemic if you can’t easily remember or count the contacts…

Senator Klobuchar introduces Accessible, Affordable Internet for All Act

The bill would invest $100 billion to build broadband infrastructure in areas across America that are struggling to remain competitive in business and education.

UNITED STATES – High Speed Broadband internet might not be the first thing you think of when it comes to whether rural families and businesses succeed or fail, but Senator Amy Klobuchar says it’s vital for the future of rural Minnesota. She introduced the Accessible, Affordable Internet for All Act on Wednesday, a bill that would invest $100 billion to…

Clay County Public Health stresses importance of continuing to wear masks

CLAY COUNTY, Minn. — As more restrictions get lifted and people adjust to a new norm, those at Clay County Public Health say it’s important to remain cautious of the coronavirus. Clay County Public Health Nurse Cheryl Sapp says continuing to wear a mask in public is the best line of defense against COVID-19. It’s also just as important to…

Minnesota National Guard activated in Clay County because of “credible threats” during protests planned on Friday

Fargo Police Department is boarding up their windows.

ST.PAUL, MINN. – Governor Tim Walz signed an executive order late Wednesday night activating the Minnesota National Guard to provide safety and protection for Clay County and surrounding areas during demonstrations planned in Fargo in the wake of George Floyd’s death. “The Minnesota National Guard stands ready to provide protection for all Minnesotans,” said Governor Walz. “While Minnesotans turn their…

‘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….

“Lights On Us” Replaces Tickets With Vouchers For Burnt-Out Vehicle Lights

The program is by MicroGrants, a Minnesota nonprofit

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The next time you’re stopped for having a headlight or taillight out in Clay County, you’ll get a voucher for a free replacement bulb. Clay County Sheriff’s Office is partnering with the Lights On Us Program. It replaces tickets with repair vouchers. They are good at participating auto shops and worth up to $250. There is a…

Man Hospitalized after Assault in Rural Clay County, One Man in Custody

The investigation is still ongoing.

BAKER, Minn.–A man is hospitalized after being assaulted in rural Clay County. The Clay County Sheriff’s Office was notified that a man was in the hospital being treated for injures related to an assault on Tuesday. Special Agents from the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension assisted the Clay County Sheriff’s Office with the investigation. During the investigation, 40-year-old Steven Krogsgaard,…

BCA investigation underway at home in Baker, Minn.

BAKER, Minn. – The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension and the Clay County Sheriff’s Office is at a home in Baker, Minnesota. The home is on 118th Street South. Baker is between Sabin and Barnesville. The BCA says no comment will be made until an initial investigation is finished. Categories: Crime, Local News, Minnesota News Tags: Baker, BCA, bureau of…