COVID-19

North Dakota reports 516 new COVID-19 cases and 10 deaths Wednesday

Cass County accounts for 8,010 of the total positive cases and 81 of the total deaths.

CASS COUNTY, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Health reports 516 new COVID-19 cases and 10 new deaths on Wednesday. Forty-five counties report new cases. Cass County reports the most new cases with 97 and Ward County the second most with 90. Six men and four women from seven counties died. All 10 people had underlying health conditions. North Dakota’s COVID-19…

North Dakota Positive COVID-19 Patients Told To Self-Notify Close Contacts

Close contacts will no longer be contacted by public health officials

BISMARCK, N.D. — To deal with the backlog of contact tracing, the health department is now instructing those who test positive for COVID-19 to self-notify their close contacts. Gov. Doug Burgum and state health officials say a sharp increase in coronavirus cases in recent weeks has put increased pressure on contact tracing teams. That has resulted in tracing delays and a…

English Rock Star Calls Fargo City Commissioner “Idiot” Over Face Mask Stance

1/1 Show Caption Hide Caption FARGO, N.D. — A Fargo City Commissioner is called an “idiot” by English rock star Peter Frampton. He was responding to Dave Piepkorn’s public stance against the use of face masks during a city commission meeting a few weeks ago. Frampton shared video of Piepkorn’s comments on Twitter and wrote: “This idiot is the reason…

West Fargo Elementary Schools Returning To Onsite Instruction By Late November

WEST FARGO, N.D. — West Fargo Public Schools announcing the return to class of all preschool through 5th graders by the end of November. Harwood and Legacy Elementary Schools will be the first two schools in the district to bring students back four days a week. All elementary buildings will return to full, five-day onsite learning by Monday, November 30….

More than 1,000 new COVID-19 cases reported in North Dakota Tuesday

Cass County accounts for 7,915 of the total positive cases and 81 of the total deaths.

CASS COUNTY, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Health reports 1,036 new COVID-19 cases and four new deaths on Tuesday. The cases mark a new single day high for the state. Forty-seven counties report new cases. Burleigh County reports the most new cases with 219 and Grand Forks County the second most with 192. Two men and two women from three…

LIVE: ND’s First Lady Says ‘Recovery Reinvented’ More Important Than Ever

Annual Event Focusing On Recovery And Mental Health Going Virtual This Year

  North Dakota’s First Lady says her annual Recovery Reinvented event is needed now more than ever this year. The event will live stream this year due to COVID-19 on October 28th. It will focus on eliminating the stigma attached to addiction, and highlighting services and methods to treat addiction and mental health. First Lady Kathryn Burgum says a state…

Fargo restaurants spent first weekend with 25% capacity guideline

Fargo's Mango's talked to tell what changes they made this weekend to accommodate to the new recommendations

FARGO, N.D.-  It was the first weekend with the Cass County’s new Covid-19 guidelines of 25% capacity for restaurants and bars. Mango’s in Fargo says it’s been following the recommendations closely. The restaurant was already providing and requiring employees and guests to wear masks in the restaurant. The high-rise booths follow social-distancing guidelines. This means it’s able to seat every…

Mayor of Fargo Says He Would Support a Statewide Mask Mandate

He cast the deciding vote against a city-wide mask mandate two weeks ago at the city commission meeting

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo Mayor Tim Mahoney now says he would like to see a statewide mask mandate. He has been largely supportive of the approach to the pandemic taken by Gov. Doug Burgum, who has left much of the policy making up to local leaders. But Mahoney says it would be difficult to enforce a mask mandate in Fargo…

North Dakota reports 662 new COVID-19 cases and four deaths Monday

Cass County accounts for 7,753 of the total positive cases and 79 of the total deaths.

CASS COUNTY, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Health reports 662 new COVID-19 cases and four new deaths on Monday. Forty-seven counties report new cases. Cass County reports the most new cases with 218 and Burleigh County the second most with 115. Three men and one woman from three counties died. All four people had underlying health conditions. North Dakota’s COVID-19…