COVID

Northern Cass Hosts Graduation In-Person Without Mandating Face Masks

Every graduating senior attended the ceremony.

HUNTER, N.D. — All 37 graduating seniors at Northern Cass in Hunter took the final walk of their high school careers. However, at this graduation, you can see plenty of smiling faces in the crowds and on the students as masks were not mandated beyond passing a four question health screening forum. The questions include asking if they had excessive…

Mass COVID-19 Testing Over Memorial Weekend At Moorhead Armory

The testing results are expected to take between 2 to 3 days to come back after the weekend

MOORHEAD, Minn. — At the Moorhead Armory, the National Guard is collecting information and getting people in line for COVID-19 testing. The Guard expects to get through hundreds of tests at the Moorhead site and up to 7 thousand across the state through the weekend. National Guard Major Scott Hawks says it’s all about accessibility, as anyone can walk in…

Shanley High School Hosts In-Person Graduation With Parents

Everyone in attendance was required to wear masks at all time, there were no handshakes or hugs being given out this year.

FARGO, N.D. — All 86 seniors of the 2020 class sat in their social distanced seating as parents watched and cheered from afar. Staff says this type of graduation was only possible after lengthy conversations with both faculty and healthcare professionals. “Yes there were some misgivings and some apprehension but we just kept working the plan and it worked out,”…

FM Antiques Remodels For Smart Reopening On Tuesday

The store will open it's doors at 10 a.m. on Tuesday.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The steel gates won’t be up for much longer as DeeDee Sonstelie and her team are working to have their shop FM Antiques in the Moorhead Mall for it’s Tuesday re-opening. “It’s kind of nerve-racking and exciting at the same time so it’s exciting but we don’t know what to expect, so we are just preparing for…

MSUM Graduate Teaches Class Online In Italy To His Students During Shutdown

He says the switch to online classes has come with challenges but also new opportunities to test with his students

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The music room may no longer be creating harmonies as MSUM Music Education Graduate Antone Leustek and his choir kids at the Sigonella Naval Air Station outside of Catania, Sicily, Italy. It’s where Luestek has been leading this group of both American military and NATO kids from all different countries as the choral director working for the…

Fargo Fire Dept. Honors New Firefighter Graduates

The ceremony was limited to immediate family.

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo Fire Department honors it’s newest class of firefighters. Logan McConnell, Rick Winter, Chris Harig, Todd Hanson, Ross Jones and West Fargo Firefighter Nick Wavra were all in attendance for their graduation at city hall. After eight weeks of intense training and education they are ready to suit up. The ceremony was limited to immediate family….

Fargo Leaders Expecting More State Help As Covid Numbers Go Up

City officals say that case numbers will continue to rise as more testing is made available.

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo leaders are expecting to get more help from the state as COVID-19 numbers continue to rise. Fargo Cass Public Health is increasing it’s contact tracing to help identify people who may have been in contact with an infected person. City officals say that case numbers will continue to rise as more testing is made available. The…

Motorcoach Companies Caravaning Across American To Save Industry And Jobs

The buses are expecting to make it to D.C. by Wednesday

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — The wheels of business may be halted for thousands of motorcoach companies around the country as the vehicles are parked. But a band of owners are shifting into gear to get funding in D.C. Minnesota Charter Bus Association working with companies in all 50 states is coming together for “Rolling For Awareness.” “If we don’t get…

Minnesota Businesses React To Cold Weather Fishing Opener Along With New Restrictions

The orders include limiting travel, not going in large groups and maintaining social distancing.

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — In Detroit Lakes, shop owners say it’s not the usual bustling Saturday opener they normally see walking in. “I think the main rush will happen at the start of the week now once the weather warms up, it’s supposed to get better out than people will really come out in force when it’s actually enjoyable to…

West Acres Rolls Out New Rules At Re-Opening, Not All Shops Open

Some of the stores still closed include Victoria's Secret, JC Penney and Macy's. Best Buy is open by appointment and curbside pickup only.

FARGO, N.D. — The doors may be open at West Acres Mall in Fargo but you may notice some changes on your next trip. The food court space is limited to just one section, the furniture is gone and new signage is posted everywhere. “We need people to come in here and work with us on this. We are requesting…