Fargo Cass Public Health is moving to phase 1B of Covid-19 vaccine distribution

Phase 1A of the COVID-19 vaccine distribution is almost reaching its end.

FARGO, N.D. – Sanford Health in Fargo will begin administering the COVID-19 vaccine to Phase 1B, to those 75 and older starting tomorrow by appointment only. Fargo Cass Public Health says they’re expecting to begin distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine for priority groups in phase 1B on Monday. Phase 1A of the COVID-19 vaccine distribution is almost reaching its end….

Minnesota can expect phase one of vaccine distributions as early as next week

Even with a vaccine in site, the governor insists precautionary measures still must be taken.

MINNESOTA – Governor Tim Walz discusses Minnesota’s plan for the distribution of COVID-19 vaccinations in the state. “Exactly how long we’re going to need to be keeping six feet apart and avoiding close crowds and wearing masks – we don’t know any of that yet,” says  Minnesota Health Department Commissioner Jan Malcolm. What we know is the state of Minnesota…

Coats for Kids & Families Will Be Handed Out By Appointment

you can also register for Thanksgiving and Christmas Food Boxes.

FARGO, N.D. — The Salvation Army is distributing free winter apparel, but it will look different this year. There will not be a large “Coats for Kids and Families” distribution event due to the ongoing pandemic. Clothing will be given out by appointment only from October 1st through the 30th. When you call to set up a time, you can…

Great Plains Food Bank Working With USDA To Use Farm Overstock To Help Families In Need

The food bank is making daily stops in areas like Minot, Dickenson and Bismarck.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — At the Probstfield Center For Education In Moorhead hundreds of boxes are being loaded up into cars. The Great Plains Food Bank is teaming up with the U.S Agriculture Department’s Family Food Box Program. The program partners with local farmers to buy their overstock produce not sold because of COVID-19 and then package and redistribute it. “Like…

USDA Farmers to Families Food Box distribution in Fargo postponed

FARGO, N.D.–Great Plains Food Bank has postponed their distribution of the USDA Farmers to Families Food Box Program in Fargo. The distribution was scheduled from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursday. Great Plains Food Bank says it had to postpone the event due to logistical issues. The distribution will be rescheduled for Friday, June 5 from 10 a.m. to…

Great Plains Food Bank helps distribute USDA Farmers to Families Food Boxes

There is no income requirement for receiving food through the program.

FARGO, N.D.–The Great Plains Food Bank is helping to facilitate the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farmers to Families Food Box program. The program supports struggling farmers who have a surplus of food and hungry people impacted by COVID-19. The USDA has allocated up to $3 billion to purchase food from farmers that would otherwise be left in the fields or…

Cass County Starts Sending Out Sandbags

If you need to order sandbags, call 701-241-8000

CASS COUNTY, N.D. — Sandbag distribution begins in Cass County for those who need to protect their property against the rising waters. About 30,000 sandbags have already been sent out to people living in the most vulnerable rural areas. Thousands of empty bags along with loads of sand have also been delivered. The county expects to send out 20,000 more sandbags…

White Earth Reservation Police Going Door to Door with Narcan

In many of the cases, a toll free hotline has alerted his office, which in turn notifies the overdose response team

  WHITE EARTH, Minn. — Narcan is saving lives on the White Earth Reservation. The medication designed to rapidly reverse an opioid overdose has been distributed door-to-door in communities across the reservation. Police Chief Michael LaRoque calls it an “uphill battle,” but he says since an “urgent health crisis” was declared in mid-December several people have been saved by the…

Salvation Army Working to Keep Kids Warm this Winter

Organizers say they are planning to serve about 500 families by the end of the winter gear distribution

MOORHEAD, Minn.– With winter just around the corner, the Salvation Army is distributing winter gear to keep everyone warm. The annual Coats for Kids and Families distribution is happening through Thursday at the Salvation Army Activity Center in Moorhead. Qualifying families can also register for a free Thanksgiving food box. Organizers say they are planning to serve about 500 families…