MASKS

FMWF Chamber Of Commerce To Distribute Masks From Minnesota Government

The masks will only be given to Clay County businesses

MOORHEAD, MINN. — The Fargo Moorhead West Fargo Chamber Of Commerce will distributing masks at a day to be determined. The organization will be putting together a form for businesses to request masks. The masks will only be given to Clay County businesses. It’s first come, first serve and they must pick them up at the office. There is going…

Mandatory Masks Coming To Minnesota?

Gov. Walz will announce the next steps in the state's response to COVID-19 Wednesday afternoon

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Gov. Tim Walz says he is close to announcing a decision on whether to require people across Minnesota to wear face masks as a way to slow the spread of the coronavirus. He will announce the next steps in the state’s response to COVID-19 Wednesday afternoon. Last week Walz said that he is “seriously considering” requiring…

Clay County Health Department Debunking False Anti-Mask Information

Health experts say false information on social media is leading people to believe that masks don't work.

CLAY COUNTY, Minn. — As businesses continue to reopen, Clay County Health Department is reminding people you still need to wear masks and social distance. Health experts say false information on social media is leading people to believe that masks don’t work. They say masks are safe to wear, they do not cause breathing problems for those without a pre-exisitng…

Community Reacts To Possible Mask Mandate In Minnesota

According to a national study by the Proceedings Of The National Academy Of Sciences, the best way to reduce the spread of COVID-19 is by wearing a mask.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Minnesota could join a growing list of states requiring masks including Texas, California and Michigan as coronavirus cases spike in multiple states. DFL State Senator Kent Eken of Twin Valley says he encourages people to wear masks but worries a one size fits all plan will take away the ability of communities to make their own decisions….

Sanford Health Says Uptick in COVID-19 Cases Is Expected As Restrictions Ease

He is expecting these upticks to last through the summer.

FARGO, N.D. – An infectious disease expert at Sanford says as things start to reopen and people start going out more, the number of cases will slightly rise, but it’s not something that should be concerning. They say it’s still important for people to wear masks and social distance. He does not think this is a second wave of COVID-19….

Social Distancing: In For The Long Haul

A Reminder That We've Made A Big Commitment To Fighting The Virus

  This social distancing thing is carrying on for a while. We’re about three months in, and COVID-19 rates are still rising in many parts of the country. I got a reminder about how long we’ve all been doing this yesterday. If you remember, I compared a couple different reusable mask types a little over a month ago. I’ve been…

Fargo Food Truck Drive Thru Festival Running All Weekend

Customers are asked to pay with a credit card or exact change.

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo Food Truck Festival is back, but with a twist. The trucks are at the North Dakota Horse Park, but customers have to drive-up to pick up the food. The festival runs all weekend and all staff will be wearing gloves and masks. Customers are asked to pay with a credit card or exact change. People…

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…

NDSU Nursing School Hosts Drive Thru Pinning Ceremony

The formal pinning ceremony is still being held in August.

FARGO, N.D.- The pinning ceremony is a unique rite of passage that only graduating nursing students get to experience. “The pinning ceremony is a long lasting tradition in nursing and it just represents their achievements in completing the program and entering into professional nursing,” says Carla Gross, the Associate Dean at School of Nursing at NDSU. Because of the Coronavirus,…

Sons of AMVets Post 7 in Fargo Opens to Limited Dine-In

The club is offering limited seating for the time being

FARGO, N.D.- Members are cooking up burgers to raise money for the club and veterans. They’ve been doing to-go orders though the phone and wearing gloves, masks, and physical distancing. Some of today’s meal items included burgers, brots, and pasta. “Support local. Help everybody that’s struggling to get through the COVID time. Every dollar that we raise for everything here at…