COVID-19

Gov. Burgum to Discuss Latest Developments Regarding COVID-19 in North Dakota

BISMARCK, N.D.–Gov. Doug Burgum is holding a press conference to discuss the latest developments regarding COVID-19 in North Dakota. Burgum signed an executive order closing all dine-in operations at restaurants and bars on Thursday. In addition, 26 people have been confirmed to have COVID-19 in North Dakota. Categories: Coronavirus, Coronavirus-ND, North Dakota News Tags: Coronavirus, COVID-19, GOV. DOUG BURGUM

Josh Duhamel Spotted In Fargo During Coronavirus Pandemic

Star Reportedly Practiced Social Distancing While Greeting Fans

  It looks like one of North Dakota’s favorite native sons is riding out the Coronavirus scare with us. Deb Grosz, owner of Dakota Vines Winery in Colfax, ND, shared this pic of her running into Josh Duhamel at the Cash Wise on 52nd Ave. S. in Fargo on Thursday. The Minot native was nice enough to pose for a…

Proof Artisan Distillers Making Hand Sanitizer During Coronavirus Crisis

Hand Sanitizer In Short Supply Since Coronavirus Outbreak Started

Fargo’s only distillery is switching from spirits to sanitizer during the Coronavirus Pandemid. Proof Artisan Distillers says it has approval to switch to making hand sanitizer. Distillers say they’re still working on logistics, but will have an update soon. They’re following a trend around the country of local distilleries combating the spread of COVID-19 by making hand sanitizer. Hygiene products…

LIVE: Daily Coronavirus Task Force Briefing from White House

WASHINGTON–Vice President Mike Pence and the Coronavirus Task Force are holding their daily press briefing at approximately 10:45 a.m. President Donald Trump has led the briefings in previous days, but there is no confirmation he will be present on Friday. KVRR will stream the briefing on KVRR.com and our Facebook page. Categories: Coronavirus, Politics / Elections Tags: Coronavirus, Coronavirus Task…

Shoppers Step Up For Local Business Online Sales During Coronavirus Crisis

Boots & Heels Owner Shares Ways She's Trying To Keep Business Going While Doors Are Closed

  Local businesses that can’t stay open during the coronavirus pandemic are facing an uncertain future this morning. But the generosity of the community is giving them hope. Boots & Heels boutiques in Downtown Fargo and Devils Lake had to close their doors this week as COVID-19 spread. Owner Amber Sander is relying on online gift card sales to help…

WATCH TODAY: FM Leaders Discuss Bar/Restaurant Closings, MN Gov. Walz on Latest, White House Covid-19 Briefing

All can be seen on KVRR.COM as well as KVRR Facebook Page

KVRR will carry several informational briefings Friday, March 20 concerning COVID-19. 9:30 a.m. Fargo, West Fargo and Horace Mayors, Cass County Chair and Business Leaders will discuss North Dakota Governor Burgum’s closing of bars and restaurants. 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. (Estimated Time) President Trump will hold a White House Briefing with the Coronavirus Task Force. 2:00 p.m. Minnesota Governor…

Fargo Parks practicing safety during Coronavirus pandemic

FARGO, N.D. -The Coronavavirus has hit both business and recreational services all across the country. Fargo Park District has canceled all of its upcoming events. Employees are following the national guidelines of social distancing and keeping a sanitary environment. They are also using their resources and time to take care of many in house programs that have been pushed back…

Breaking down coronavirus testing, sample collection process

As we continue the fight to slow down the spread of COVID-19, testing people for the illness is a key factor in that battle

FARGO, N.D.  — For the past couple of months, both Essentia Health and Sanford have been preparing for the novel coronavirus. “We had the luxury of being, you know, an Atlantic ocean away and it took a while for that illness to get here, so we were much better prepared,” says Essentia Health West Chief Medical Officer Dr. Richard Vetter. Preparing…

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…