COVID

Local Business Owner Reacts To New MN COVID-19 Fishing Regulations

Governor Tim Walz says he does not want people from out of state coming in for the opener.

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — The fishing opener starts on Saturday but before you think about picking up a rod and heading out on the boat the DNR has new rules. The department recommends people to follow the stay-at-home order by limiting travel to a fishing spot. They also recommended you only go with those you live with and maintain social…

Vergas Community Comes Together For Parade Of Hope

The parade is meant to bring smiles to people's faces sending a message that we are all in this together.

VERGAS, Minn. — At the Parade Of Hope people across the community are coming together in the wake of multiple weeks of shutdown due to the Coronavirus. The parade is meant to bring smiles to people’s faces sending a message that we are all in this together. “Ya know being cooped up in your house not being able to go…

Vitalant Launching New Program To Treat COVID-19 Patients Using Plasma

Although trials for a vaccine are underway, it is expected to be many months before one is approved.

FARGO, N.D. –Vitalant is launching a new program to treat COVID-19 patients. The program uses the blood plasma donated by people who have recovered from the disease. It’s called “convalescent plasma”, it provides antibodies that can give patients an extra boost in fighting the virus. It is currently the only antibody treatment available to COVID-19 patients Currently, there are no…

Fargo Fitness Center Hosting Outdoor Workout Classes For Social Distancing

MPX Fitness is hosting a free outdoor workout session at the Jefferson Park in Fargo on May 7th.

FARGO, N.D. — Mariah Prussia of MPX Fitness says she is ready to go back to seeing her clients in person. After the coronavirus caused her business to go online, she’s been keeping busy with workouts over Zoom and videos for people to follow at home. With the weather getting warmer and restrictions beginning to lift in North Dakota, Prussia…

Fargo’s Mainstream Botique Uses Facebook Live To Showcase Items For Sale

Gurbanova Opened Up Shop On 32nd Avenue South Fargo Back In September.

FARGO, N.D. — At Mainstream Boutique in Fargo the doors may be closed but customers are still taking a tour in the store through Facebook. “We had many comments and it was fun for customers, we will respond to comments at the same time, I think they like it and we get requests to do more,” Owner Of Mainstream Boutique…

Bobcat Rolls Out New Safety Guidelines As Workers Return

Roughly 500 Workers Returning To Work Overnight And About 1,400 Workers In Total Will Be Back At Their Job Site For Bobcat.

FARGO, N.D. — “The salary employees and the people of West Fargo they’re all still working they are all still collecting paychecks and the bottom line is you don’t make money unless we are making you product,” President Of United Steelworkers Local 560 Will Wilkinson said After talking with workers worried about the safety conditions at Doosan Bobcat facilities in…

KFGO Selling New Quarantine Themed Clothing

Station Director Joel Hietkamp Says The Idea Came From Interest From Listeners.

FARGO, N.D. — A Fargo radio station is looking to bring smiles and solidarity in the community with some fun new clothes. KFGO is selling community COVID-19 hoodies, t-shirts and sweatshirts. Station director Joel Hietkamp says the idea came from interest from listeners. He says during these hard times its important for people to stick together. He also says with…

Sanford Hydroxychloroquine Trials Look ‘Promising’

Sanford has been running trials on the drugs, and they say it's a promising combination that could help fight the Coronavirus pandemic.

FARGO, N.D. – Hydroxychloroquine and Azithromycin, you’ve heard those words a lot in the news over the last few days. But what are they? Sanford has been running trials on the drugs, and they say it’s a promising combination that could help fight the Coronavirus pandemic. “My professional opinion is that Hydroxychloroquine and Azithromycin show a lot of promise. What…

LIVE: ND Governor Burgum Daily COVID-19 Update

ND Dept of Health Joint Information Center press briefing with Governor Doug Burgum 3/28/20 ND Dept of Health Joint Information Center press briefing with Governor Doug Burgum 3/28/20 Posted by North Dakota Department of Health on Saturday, March 28, 2020 BISMARCK, N.D. – Gov. Doug Burgum will hold a press briefing at 4 p.m. today with State Health Officer Mylynn Tufte…

Sanford Health Hosts Facebook Live Q & A For Coronavirus

Sanford Says This Is Not The Last Time They Be Hosting A Q And A Forum With The Public.

FARGO, N.D. — Sanford Health hosted a live Q and A segment to take questions from concerned community members through Facebook. People on Facebook sent in questions to Sanford’s Chief Medical Officer Dr. Alison Suttle in a live 30 minute live stream. Questions ranged from how to prevent spreading the illness, what are the signs to look for and how…