Debbie Swanson

Grand Forks reveals results of second mass testing event

Of the 714 individuals tested at the event, 62 were positive

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Grand Forks has revealed the results of the city’s second mass testing event. The testing took place last Thursday at the Alerus Center and was for any close contacts with LM Wind Power employees, as well as workers from J.R. Simplot. Of the 714 tests that were administered, 649 were negative, 62 were positive, and three…

Mass testing helps confirm 128 positive COVID-19 cases associated with LM Wind Power

The National Guard led a mass testing site on Thursday after the first several cases were confirmed to be connected to the factory

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — On April 14th, several confirmed cases of COVID-19 found to be linked to LM Wind Power in Grand Forks sparked ┬áconcern from both local and state health departments. Two days later, the National Guard led a mass drive-through testing site outside the company’s building for anyone who had come into close contact with those positively-tested individuals….

Grand Forks updates community on region’s COVID-19 fight

Mayor Mike Brown and public health officials held a virtual news conference to discuss future plans

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — There are no confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Grand Forks, but that may change. “They are in Ward County, Morton County, Burleigh County ad Cass County. We feel that as a population center in North Dakota, it will just be a matter of time before we have cases here in our region,” said Grand Forks Public…