COVID-19

Government Check Scams Already Surfacing

MINNESOTA–While the government has yet to work out all the details surrounding economic relief checks, scammers are already trying to take advantage of unsuspecting Americans. The Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota says it has received reports of scammers attempting to get people to pay a fee to get the government checks immediately. The Federal Trade Commission in…

LIVE: Coronavirus Task Force Daily News Conference

WASHINGTON–President Donald Trump and the Coronavirus Task Force are scheduled to hold a news conference Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. The Coronavirus Task Force plans to hold news conferences every day. On Monday, President Trump released guidelines to help slow the spread of COVID-19. The guidelines can be found here. Categories: Coronavirus, Health Tags: Coronavirus, Coronavirus Task Force, COVID-19, news conference,…

United States Hockey League Cancels Entire Season

The USHL said they will announce the 2019-2020 awards within the next few weeks.

FARGO, N.D.–The United States Hockey League voted unanimously to cancel the entire 2019-2020 season on Wednesday due to COVID-19. USHL President and Commissioner Tom Garrity said, “This decision was not an easy one to make but was a necessity in order to keep our athletes, staff and fans in all 16 of our communities safe amid this international health risk….

Social Distancing: Skipping The Gym

We're Sharing Social Distancing Ideas To Get Through This Together

  We’re trying to make social distancing a little easier as we’re all asked to sacrifice to protect people at risk from catching Covid-19. So we’ve been sharing how we and you guys are changing things up to stay safe. Here’s a big change I made. I’m working out at home now. I usually go to the gym every weekday…

Metro Leaders and Health Experts Provide COVID-19 Updates

FARGO, N.D.–Metro leaders and healthcare partners are hosting a public briefing to provide updates on plans to protect community residents and assist healthcare providers. Fargo Mayor Dr. Tim Mahoney, West Fargo Commission President Bernie Dardis, Moorhead Mayor Johnathan Judd and Cass County Commission Chair Chad Peterson will lead the meeting. Public health experts from Fargo Cass Public Health and the…

Minnesota Department of Public Safety Cancels All Road Tests in March

Knowledge testing and driver's license applications are still available.

ST. PAUL–The Minnesota Department of Public Safety has canceled all driver’s tests scheduled from March 18 to March 27 over coronavirus concerns. This includes Class D, commercial driver’s license and motorcycle road tests. Anyone with appointments during this time will receive a cancellation notice by email or text. Knowledge testing and driver’s license applications are still available. The MDPS says…

Marcus Theatres Temporarily Closing Theatres

Marcus Theatres is turning off their projectors and closing their doors on Tuesday, March 17. The last showtime will be at 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday The company said, “We put many precautions in place that were guided by best practices from the Centers for Disease Control, state and local authorities. Now the guidance is clear that temporarily closing is the…

Moorhead Area Public Schools Providing Meals and Child Care During School Closures

The meals will be delivered to multiple schools for students.

MOORHEAD, Minn.–Moorhead Area Public Schools announced it will be providing child care and supplying meals to students starting Wednesday, March 18. In coordination with the YMCA, Moorhead schools will offer care to district-enrolled students age 12 and under whose parents are emergency workers and critical in the community response to COVID-19. The state has designated which occupations are eligible for…

Cass County Preparing for Significant Flooding in Rural Areas

Anyone with questions is encouraged to contact the Cass County flood hotline at 701-241-8000.

CASS COUNTY–Cass County is continuing to prepare for spring flooding despite experiencing a slow melt so far. County officials say rural residents in Kindred, Mapleton and Harwood need to plan for significant flooding due to the National Weather Service predicting a 50 percent chance of similar flood conditions as the 2019 flood. They predict major flooding will happen along the…