covid-19 pandemic

Committee develops plan to start in-person learning at Fargo Public Schools

Level changes are unique for specific grade levels and will take effect on different dates

FARGO (KVRR) – The Fargo Public School District’s COVID-19 Instructional Plan Committee has developed a plan to begin full time in-person learning for elementary and secondary students. Level changes are unique for specific grade levels and will take effect on different dates. The changes are as follows: Elementary Schools: Level 4 – In-Person Instruction (4 days per week) until at…

North Dakota reports more than 1,200 new COVID-19 cases and 11 deaths Thursday

BISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR) – The North Dakota Department of Health reports 1,222 new COVID-19 cases and 11 new deaths on Thursday. Forty-nine counties report new cases. Cass County reports the most new cases with 278 and Burleigh County the second most with 169. Nine men and two women from 11 counties died. North Dakota’s COVID-19 numbers: 41,130 positive cases, 184…

Diocese of Fargo announces the death of Monsignor Jeffrey Wald from COVID 19 complications

FARGO, ND — The Diocese of Fargo announced Monsignor Jeffrey Wald has passed away due to COVID 19 complications. The 56 year old was Pastor of St. James Basilica in Jamestown, St. Mathias Church in Windsor and St. Margaret Mary Church in Buchanan. Monsignor Wald passed away Tuesday, October 27th in a Jamestown hospital due to COVID 19 complications. Monsignor…

Fargo Mayor discusses second COVID-19 shutdown for the city

How implementing measures can help prevent the spread

FARGO, N.D. — As of Monday evening, Mayor Dr. Tim Mahoney issued a mask mandate for the city of Fargo. There is no enforcement. If Cass County continues to see an increase in cases, that could cause a shutdown. “The concern is that if we don’t start turning this around and our numbers keep going up it’ll be difficult to…

Sanford Health offers tips on how to stay safe during Halloween night

Practicing Halloween safety in the middle of a pandemic

FARGO, N.D. — With rising COVID-19 cases in the state and children eager to dress up for Halloween, it may raise health concerns among parents. “Some traditional Halloween activities can be at high risk for spreading the COVID-19 virus. We suggest avoiding anything that involves a large group, indoor costume parties or haunted houses, carnivals just to decrease the spread…

Vikings v. Falcons game may be in jeopardy after Atlanta shuts down facility due to Covid tests

MINNEAPOLIS, MN — The Minnesota Vikings are scheduled to host the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday at U.S. Bank Stadium, but now that game is in jeopardy. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Falcons shut down their facility Thursday morning after multiple positive COVID-19 tests. One source told Schefter there were four positive tests for the virus, but a Falcons official…

The Chamber hosts ND District 44 legislative forum

Virtual forum discusses public's concerns with state legislature candidates

FARGO, N.D. – The Chamber holds a virtual North Dakota Legislative candidate forum for District 44 in North Fargo. It allowed viewers to meet the candidates who are running for state house and senate. Questions concerning citizens such healthcare and finance placed a spotlight on the increasing rate of COVID-19 cases and what that means for North Dakota’s economy. “Our…

President Trump says he will not participate in 2nd Presidential debate

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump says he won’t participate in next week’s debate with Democratic nominee Joe Biden if it’s virtual. Debate organizers announced Thursday that the debate would be virtual because of Trump’s diagnosis of COVID-19. The Commission on Presidential Debates made the announcement a week before Trump and Biden were scheduled to face off in Miami. It…

WATCH: Vice Presidential Debate

Starting at 9p ET: Vice President Mike Pence and Senator Kamala Harris participate in the vice presidential debate at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. Tune in to Fox News Channel for live coverage and join the conversation on our ‘Democracy 2020 Live!’ experience now: https://fxn.ws/33c4ueE Posted by Fox News on Wednesday, October 7, 2020   (CNN)Seated 12…