COVID-19

Fargo Public Schools Is Waiting On Guidance From The State To Reopen

The first day of classes for Fargo Public Schools is scheduled for August 27th

FARGO, N.D.-  We talked with Superintendent Dr. Rupak Gandhi who  stopped by the annual lemonade stand and school supply drive. When asked about his thoughts on the comments made by President Donald Trump saying he may withhold funds, Dr. Gandhi said he would rather keep the focus on the event. We also asked him how close he is to deciding…

Grand Forks Public Health to hold COVID-19 testing event July 15

Grand Forks Public Health's goal is to test 1,600 people.

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–Grand Forks Public Health is holding a drive through COVID-19 testing event at the Alerus Center on July 15. Grand Forks Emergency Management, the North Dakota Department of Health and the North Dakota National Guard will assist with the event. Testing is open to the anyone ages five and up, and anyone who previously tested negative is invited…

UPDATE: Southwest Recreation Pool to reopen Thursday

UPDATE: Southwest Recreation Pool will reopen to the public on Thursday after it was temporarily closed. Staff at the pool were recently exposed to an individual who tested positive for COVID-19. The exposed staff were tested and the results came back negative for the virus. Fargo Cass Public Health determined there is no concern for the public.   FARGO, N.D.–The…

North Dakota surpasses 4,000 positive COVID-19 cases Thursday

CASS COUNTY, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Health reports 99 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday. Nineteen counties report new cases including Benson, Burleigh, Cass, Cavalier, Dickey, Dunn, Grand Forks, McKenzie, Morton, Mountrail, Pembina, Ransom, Richland, Sioux, Stark, Stutsman, Walsh, Ward and Williams Counties. Cass County reports the most new cases with 29 and Burleigh County the second most with 23….

Grant Program Created To Help Lure Customers Back

The program will help businesses pay for measures to help stop the spread of COVID-19

BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota is taking steps to improve customer confidence to help get the economy back on track. The state is introducing a new Economic Resiliency Grant Program. “We don’t need additional debt,” said Commerce Commissioner Michelle Kommer. “We need our customers to come back to the marketplace. So the ERG was designed to address that challenge. How…

North Dakota nears 4,000 COVID-19 cases Wednesday

CASS COUNTY, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Health reports 73 new COVID-19 cases and one death on Wednesday. Eighteen counties report new cases including Benson, Burleigh, Cass, Foster, Grand Forks, Logan, McHenry, McIntosh, McKenzie, Morton, Nelson, Pembina, Pierce, Ramsey, Sheridan, Sioux, Walsh and Williams Counties. Burleigh County reports the most new cases with 20 and Cass County the second most…

LIVE: Red River Market Making Changes For COVID-19

First Market Set For Saturday, July 11th

  The Red River Market is back starting this weekend, with some big changes because of COVID-19. The first market of the year is this Saturday, July 11th, from 10-2 downtown. To promote social distancing, the market will spread out over twice as much space. All vendors will wear masks. Customers are asked to as well. Each vendor will have…

WATCH LIVE: White House Coronavirus Task Force to hold press briefing at 10:30 a.m.

WASHINGTON–The White House Coronavirus Task Force is holding a press briefing at 10:30 a.m. Vice President Mike Pence will be leading the briefing which is taking place at the U.S. Department of Education. President Donald Trump is not expected to make an appearance. KVRR will stream the briefing on KVRR.com and KVRR’s Facebook page. Categories: Coronavirus, Health Tags: Coronavirus, COVID-19,…

North Dakota reports 52 new COVID-19 cases and 4 deaths Tuesday

CASS COUNTY, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Health reports 52 new COVID-19 cases and four additional deaths Tuesday. Fifteen counties report new cases including Barnes, Benson, Burleigh, Cass, Cavalier, Grand Forks, McKenzie, Morton, Sargent, Sioux, Stark, Towner, Walsh, Ward and Williams Counties. Burleigh County reports the most new cases with 16 and Cass County the second most with eight. Three…