MCHENRY COUNTY

COVID-19 By The Numbers For March 30, 2020

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota is reporiting it’s second and third coronavirus-related deaths. They include a McHenry County woman in her 80’s and a Morton County man in his 70;s. Both had underlying conditions and both got the virus through community spread. North Dakota now has 109 positive cases, up 11 from Sunday. 19 people are currently hospitalized due to…

NDDoH Reports Second COVID-19 Related Death in North Dakota

The woman acquired the virus through community spread.

MCHENRY COUNTY, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Health has reported the second death related to COVID-19 in North Dakota. The department says a woman in her 80s from McHenry County with underlying health conditions died from complications with COVID-19. It was confirmed that the woman acquired the virus through community spread. The NDDoH has confirmed 109 positive cases of COVID-19…

The Reverend Katanga Will Not Face Child Misconduct Charges In Cass County

Police investigated a report that he had sexual contact with a child at St. Anne's and Joachim in Fargo several years ago

FARGO, N.D. — A priest who served a church in Fargo and three parishes in south-central North Dakota will not face child sexual misconduct charges, at least in Fargo. Cass County State’s Attorney’s Office has decided it doesn’t have a strong enough case to charge the Reverend Wenceslaus Katanga. Police investigated a report that he had sexual contact with a…

Human Case of West Nile Virus Reported In Grand Forks County

Most human cases of West Nile occur during August and September

GRAND FORKS CO., N.D. — Grand Forks County has its first human case of West Nile virus of the season. No other information about the person has been released. North Dakota Health Department reports just three other cases so far this year in McHenry, Mercer and Golden Valley counties. Most human cases of West Nile occur during August and September….

First Case of West Nile Virus Reported in North Dakota

The person is from McHenry County and was not hospitalized.

BISMARCK, N.D. — The first case of West Nile virus has been reported in North Dakota for the season. The department of health says the person is from McHenry County in the central part of the state. The infected person was not hospitalized. The West Nile virus surveillance coordinator says this is the second year in a row where the…

High Risk Sex Offender Moves Into Grand Forks Hotel

Police say 30-year-old Michael Kruk has convictions for gross sexual imposition

GRAND FORKS, ND — A high risk sex offender has moved into the My Place Hotel in Grand Forks. Police say 30-year-old Michael Kruk has convictions for gross sexual imposition. Court records show he raped a ten year old boy he was babysitting in West Fargo when he was a teen. He also inserted his finger into two young boys he…

McHenry, ND Woman Claims Her $1 Million Powerball Prize

Tammy Edland's ticket matched all five white balls in Saturday's drawing

BISMARCK, ND — You can bet Tammy Edland from McHenry, North Dakota is very happy. She was presented a $1 million check by Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem. Tammy purchased her winning Powerball Pick & Click ticket online through the North Dakota Lottery Players Club and matched all five white balls in Saturday’s drawing. The Pick & Click allows players to buy…