COVID-19

President Trump Extends Stay-at-Home Guidelines for Another 30 Days

The federal government will be extending its social-distancing guidelines through April 30

WASHINGTON, D.C.– Speaking at a contentious White House coronavirus news briefing on Sunday that involved testy standoffs with multiple reporters, President Trump declared that “the peak in death rate” in the coronavirus pandemic “is likely to hit in two weeks,” and said the federal government will be extending its social-distancing guidelines through April 30. “The modeling estimates that the peak in death rate is likely…

North Dakota Museum Of Art Asking For People To Send Art Of What They Are Doing At Home

It's Called "Art In Isolation" The Point Of The Exhibit Is To Show How People Are Handling Social Distancing And The Coronavirus.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The North Dakota Museum Of Art is asking people to send in their submissions from home for a new exhibit. It’s called “Art In Isolation” The point of the exhibit is to show how people are handling social distancing and the Coronavirus. The Museum will print your work on copy paper and put them in one…

Grand Ole Opry Star, Joe Diffie, Passes Away From COVID-19

His hits included “Honky Tonk Attitude" and “Prop Me Up Beside the Jukebox (If I Die)"

NASHVILLE — Country singer Joe Diffie has died after testing positive for COVID-19. He was 61 A spokesman for Diffie on Friday announced he had contracted the coronavirus, becoming the first country star to go public with such a diagnosis. Diffie’s publicist said the singer died Sunday in Nashville due to complications from the virus. Diffie was a native of…

COVID-19 By The Numbers For March 29, 2020

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota is reporting another four positive cases as of Sunday morning but no positive cases during afternoon testing. Two of the new cases come from Cass County: a woman in her 40’s and a woman in her 30’s, one by community spread the other is under investigation. The state now has 98 positive cases. 18 people…

LIVE: White House COVID-19 Task Force Briefing

President Donald J. Trump and members of the Coronavirus Task Force hold a press conference in the Rose Garden. Posted by Fox News on Sunday, March 29, 2020   WASHINGTON, DC — President Trump is live with the Sunday, March 29 COVID-19 Task Force Briefing. Categories: Coronavirus Tags: anthony fauchi, Coronavirus, COVID-19, PRESIDENT TRUMP, VICE PRESIDENT MIKE PENCE, white house…

Three Sanford Fargo Employees Test Positive for COVID-19

FARGO, ND — Sanford Fargo reports that three of their employees have tested positive for COVID-19. The announcement Sunday afternoon was made in a release from Doug Griffin, M.D., vice president, medical officer. The release says: Three Sanford Fargo physical therapists (PT) tested positive for COVID-19. They work in the hospital, two at Sanford Medical Center Fargo and one at…

ND Governor Requests Major Presidential Disaster Declaration

BISMARCK, N.D. – Gov. Doug Burgum has requested a major presidential disaster declaration to unlock federal assistance to support North Dakota’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The governor’s request seeks assistance for public infrastructure and facilities; mitigation grants for counties and tribal nations; assistance for individuals and households; and supplemental nutrition and transitional sheltering assistance, among other aid. “Federal assistance is critical…

1st North Dakota COVID-19 Death is 93 Year Old Fargo Man

MAHNOMEN, MN–Roger Lehne, age 93, of Fargo, ND, formerly of Mahnomen, MN, died on Thursday, March 26, 2020, at the Veterans Administration Hospital, Fargo, ND, due to complications of the Covid-19 virus. Mr. Lehne’s funeral will be held at Anderson Family in Mahnomen, MN. Details on services for Mr. Lehne are pending.     Categories: Coronavirus-ND, Health, Local News, Minnesota…

North Dakota Has 98 COVID-19 Positive Cases

Four more cases of corona virus recorded overnight

A.M. POSITIVE TEST RESULTS | March 28 at 3 p.m. – March 29 at 9 a.m.  ·        Man in his 30s from Stark County, possible travel  ·        Woman in her 40s from Cass County, community spread  ·        Woman in her 30s from Cass County, under investigation   ·        Man in his 80s from Morton County, under investigation     Categories: Travel, Possible Travel, Community Spread, Close Contact, Under…

Comfort King Mattress Factory Makes Masks For People In Need

Between The Sioux Falls And Fargo Location They Have Produced Over 1000 Masks.

FARGO, N.D. — “We realized how big of a need there was so it was hey let’s get on this i mean it’s just exploded from here,” Comfort King Manager Ben Enney said. Comfort King Mattress Factory in both Fargo and Sioux Falls have been working around the clock not only to stay in business but to make hundreds and…