First COVID-19 Death Reported In Minnesota, Total of 138 Cases In the State

Victim contracted the virus through contact with another COVID-19 case

(FOX 9) – Minnesota has reported its first COVID-19 death, officials announced Saturday. The state now has 138 cases. According to the Minnesota Department of Health, the death occurred March 19 in a Ramsey County resident in their 80s who recently tested positive for COVID-19 and was the contact of an earlier confirmed case. “Gwen and I extend our deepest sympathies to…

COVID-19 Positive Tests at 28 in North Dakota

BISMARCK, N.D. – Below are the COVID-19 results on March 21, 2020 as of 9 a.m.    POSITIVE TEST RESULTS   ·        A woman in her 20s from Burleigh County, possible travel   ·        A male in his 30s from Burleigh County, community spread      Categories: Travel, Possible Travel, Community Spread, Close Contact, Under Investigation  BY THE NUMBERS  1169 – Total Tested (+231 individuals from yesterday) …

MATBUS Operating Fare Free, Closing Ground Transportation Center to Public

By not collecting fees or selling bus passes, staff can more effectively follow federal, state and local health guidelines.

FARGO, N.D.–MATBUS will no longer be charging a fee to ride buses beginning Monday, March 23 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The company says by not collecting fees or selling bus passes, staff can more effectively follow federal, state and local health guidelines. The Ground Transportation Center at 502 NP Avenue will close to the public on Monday as well….

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 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…