LM Wind Power

Second round of COVID-19 mass testing takes place in Grand Forks

More than 700 people were tested

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The North Dakota National Guard has tested 713 more people for the coronavirus during its second round of mass testing in Grand Forks. This mass testing site at the Alerus Center is similar to one that was set up last week, where more than 400 LM Wind Power employees were tested for COVID-19. “We’re hoping for…

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 ¬†concern 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….

128 Positive COVID-19 Cases Associated with LM Wind Power in Grand Forks

There are approximately 900 employees who work in the LM Wind Power factory.

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–A total of 128 people associated with the LM Wind Power factory in Grand Forks have tested positive for COVID-19. The City of Grand Forks partnered with Altru and the National Guard for a mass testing event on April 16. Of the 426 tests performed, 99 were positive, 323 were negative and 4 were unable to be run….

State Leaders Take Action To Mitigate Spread Of COVID-19 In Grand Forks County

There has been a total of 110 confirmed cases between LM Wind Power employees and their close contacts

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — It’s the fourth consecutive day in a row that North Dakota has had the highest number of positive COVID-19 cases. “90 new positives, so again, far and away our biggest single day. That comes out of 621 tests, so we had a very positive testing day, yesterday in terms of test counts. We still want to…

Grand Forks Mayor and Altru President Release COVID-19 PSA

Anyone at risk for COVID-19 should contact Altru's 24/7 screening hotline at 701-780-6358.

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–City of Grand Forks’ Mayor Dr. Michael R. Brown and Altru’s President Dr. Steven Weiser released a PSA pleading with residents to follow simple steps to help slow the spread of COVID-19. The PSA is in response to a surplus of positive COVID-19 cases being identified at LM Wind Power on Wednesday. The City of Grand Forks also…

Mass testing in Grand Forks for LM Wind Power

LM Wind Power is being thoroughly cleaned and is closed down until further notice

GRAND FORKS, N.D. —¬† Both State and Local Governments sprung into action quickly after there were 9 new confirmed cases of coronavirus in Grand Forks County, several of which were associated with the company LM Wind Power in Grand Forks. The North Dakota National Guard, with help from members of Grand Forks public health, Devils Lake public health and the…

Employees test positive for the coronavirus at LM Wind Power in Grand Forks

GRAND FORKS, N.D. – LM Wind Power in Grand Forks has shut down after several employees test positive for the coronavirus. The Department of Health has not confirmed how many workers at the plant that makes wind turbine blades have contracted the virus. However, Grand Forks County confirmed eight new cases. LM Wind Power is closed to disinfect and clean…