CLAY COUNTY

Barnesville DQ Closes After Two Employees Report Being Near COVID-19 Patient

They are at home and under self-quarantine

BARNESVILLE, Minn. — Barnesville Dairy Queen has put out a notice that two employees there were near someone who has tested positive for COVID-19. The employees have not tested positive and do not have any symptoms. They are at home and under self-quarantine. As a precaution the Dairy Queen has suspended its operations and closed for the time being. Minnesota…

Gov. Burgum says sandbaggers are doing well, looks forward to permanent flood protection

The city is behind production levels for their goal.

FARGO, N.D. — Volunteers are working around the clock at Sandbag Central to get 400 thousand sandbags ready by the end of the week. The city is behind production levels for their goal. “It really reinforces the need, this community we are talking about trying to protect here represents nearly 20 percent of the school children in the state of…

LIVE: Area Mayors and Regional Public Health Experts to Provide Briefing on Coronavirus

The briefing will be held at Fargo Cass Public Health at 3 p.m.

FARGO, N.D.–F-M area mayors and regional public health officials are scheduled to provide information about how the metro plans to prepare for the Coronavirus on Wednesday. Fargo Mayor Tim Mahoney, Moorhead Mayor Johnathan Judd and West Fargo Mayor Bernie Dardis, as well as Fargo Cass Public Health, the NDDoH and Clay County will take part in the briefing. In addition…

Volunteers part of VOAD help prepare for spring flooding

Volunteer Organizations Active in Disaster, or VOAD, was started in 2009 to help those who had been impacted by the floods

FARGO, N.D. — After a historically wet fall across the Red River Valley, county and city officials from across the metro say it’s vital that the government works with community members to prepare for potential flooding. That’s where the Cass Clay VOAD comes in. “VOAD is actually a group of organizations that come together and work on preparedness, recovery in…

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…

NDSU Students Want To Raise Awareness About The 2020 Census

The organizers held an event where they handed out flyers and spoke to students who had any questions.

FARGO, N.D. – Counting Class Clay is an initiative started by five NDSU students to try and educate those in the community about why it’s so important to participate in the census. They say it’s important for students to know that they should be filling out the census where they live for the majority of the year. “Fargo, Cass County…

Three Arrested in Fargo after Early Morning Pursuit

A fourth passenger was released at the scene.

FARGO, N.D.–Three people have been arrested after they fled during an early morning traffic stop on Tuesday. A Clay County deputy attempted to stop the vehicle for an equipment violation in the area of 8th Street and I-94. The driver refused to stop and fled westbound on I-94 at speeds reaching 75-80 miles per hour. The driver eventually exited I-94…

Fargo-Moorhead Area Deals Winter Storm

As conditions worsen Emptying says it's best to just get off the road as quickly and safely as possible.

FARGO-MOORHEAD – In West Fargo plows are steaming through across the streets and avenues of the town. This route is just one of many the city is going to be making throughout the weekend. “We are kind of running two shifts a day crew and a night crew just waiting out the storm and see what it’s going to do…

Early Voting In Clay County Delayed Due To Ballot Issue

The lawsuit was resolved, but didn't allow the county enough time to get the ballots on time.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — People hoping to vote early in the presidential primary in Clay County are going to have to wait a little longer. The delay is the result of a lawsuit against Minnesota over adding a name to the Republican ballot since President Trump was the party’s only candidate. The lawsuit was resolved, but didn’t allow the county enough…

Travel Advisories Issued in Cass and Clay Counties

CLAY COUNTY, Minn.–The current weather conditions have already caused many highways and rural roads to become dangerous for travel. Clay County Sheriff Mark Empting has issued a no travel advisory for all of rural Clay County. He says there is zero visibility in open country areas and deputies have already responded to multiple cars in the ditch. The Minnesota Department…