Coronavirus

North Dakota reports 266 new COVID-19 cases and three new deaths Tuesday

Cass County accounts for 4,767 of the total positive cases and 77 of the total deaths.

CASS COUNTY, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Health reports 266 new COVID-19 cases and three new deaths on Tuesday. Thirty-two counties report new cases. Burleigh County reports the most new cases with 81 and Cass County the second most with 36. A man in his 70s from Grand Forks County, a man in his 80s from Williams County and a…

Fargo City Commission moves to draft a mask mandate

FARGO, N.D. – In a 3-2 vote, the Fargo City Commission allows the city attorney to draft a mask mandate with and without penalties if someone does not wear one. Commissioners Dave Piepkorn and Tony Gehrig voted against the move. Mayor Dr. Tim Mahoney and Commissioners Strand and Arlette Preston voted in favor of it. “October 19 is the soonest…

International travelers no longer required to quarantine in North Dakota

BISMARCK, N.D.–North Dakotans returning from overseas will no longer be required to quarantine for 14 days. The North Dakota Interim State Health Officer Dr. Paul Mariani lifted the order which was last amended on July 28. Mariani said, “Lifting this order follows the recommendation from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). It’s important for North Dakotans to remember…

Fargo middle and high schools to transition to distance learning in October

The FPS Instructional Plan Committee will meet again on October 5.

FARGO, N.D. — Middle and high school students at Fargo Public Schools will be switching to distance learning. The move will happen on October 5th and go through October 19th. Elementary schools will continue with hybrid learning. The district’s COVID-19 Instructional Plan Committee meets every two weeks and will meet again on October 5th. That’s when they will decide how…

North Dakota reports 287 new COVID-19 cases and one new death Monday

Cass County accounts for 4,722 of the total positive cases and 77 of the total deaths.

CASS COUNTY, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Health reports 287 new COVID-19 cases and one new death on Monday. Thirty-five counties report new cases. Cass County reports the most new cases with 46 and Grand Forks County the second most with 42. A man in his 80s from Rolette County died. The man reportedly had underlying health conditions. North Dakota’s…

North Dakota reports 508 new COVID-19 cases Friday

Cass County accounts for 4,533 of the total positive cases and 77 of the total deaths.

CASS COUNTY, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Health reports 508 new COVID-19 cases and two new deaths on Friday. The COVID-19 cases mark a new single day high for the state. Thirty-eight counties report new cases. Burleigh County reports the most new cases with 84 and Cass County the second most with 77. A man and woman in their 90s…

Moorhead High School to transition to distance learning September 28

MAPS says its goal is to return MHS to a modified hybrid schedule as soon as possible.

MOORHEAD, Minn.–Moorhead High School will transition to distance learning on September 28. The Moorhead Area Public Schools’ Incident Command Team made the decision based on increased COVID-19 rates in the community. Parents received a letter from Superintendent Brandon Lunak explaining the transition. High School students will have an offsite learning day on September 23 to prepare for how distance learning…

Weekend COVID-19 testing events scheduled in Grand Forks and Trenton

Both events are open to the public.

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Health is hosting two testing events on Saturday, September 19 to accommodate for those who cannot attend weekday events. The testing will take place at the Trenton Lake Recreational Area in Trenton and the UND High Performance Center in Grand Forks. Both events are open to the public. Testing in Trenton will be…

North Dakota reports 394 new COVID-19 cases and five new deaths Thursday

Cass County accounts for 4,456 of the total positive cases and 77 of the total deaths.

CASS COUNTY, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Health reports 394 new COVID-19 cases and five new deaths on Thursday. Thirty-eight counties report new cases. Burleigh County reports the most new cases with 74 and Stark County the second most with 64. Four people from Burleigh County and one person from Ward County died. All five people had underlying health conditions….