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WATCH: MN Governor State of the State

(FOX 9) – Minnesota Governor Tim Walz will deliver the annual State of the State Address at 7 p.m. Sunday, April 5. You can watch the State of the State right here on KVRR.COM as well as the KVRR Facebook page. As of Sunday, there have been at least 900 confirmed cases of COVID-19 statewide, and 29 deaths attributed to the virus. “The peak will…

Minnesota Department of Health lists long-term care facilities with COVID-19 cases

47 senior living homes are on the list

MINNESOTA — Minnesota Department of Health released the names of the long-term care facilities in which at least one case of COVID-19 was confirmed. According to the department, in this case, an outbreak is defined as “one or more residents, staff or contract workers with laboratory-confirmed COVID-19.” That means some facilities were listed even though they do not have an…

Distance learning in full swing for students across Fargo-Moorhead

Fargo, West Fargo and Moorhead school officials discuss how teachers are utilizing technology to connect with their students

FARGO, N.D. — When Minnesota and North Dakota officials decided to close schools due to the Coronavirus, educators across the metro scrambled to put together a plan of how to move forward. “The last two weeks have not been easy, but they have been a very meaningful learning opportunity for all of our staff, and that’s teaching through our instructional…

Menards Will Take Customers Temperature

EAU CLAIRE, WI — Your next trip to Menards may include having your temperature taken. The store based in Wisconsin has already started taking customers’ and employees’ temperatures as they enter their store in Eau Claire, WI. Pets and children under the age of 16 are no longer allowed in any Menards stores as a precaution. Jeff Abbott, a spokesman…

Red River Crest Forecast Shows Flood Threat Is Diminishing for Fargo-Moorhead

A near-perfect snow melt has lessened the threat of serious flooding

FARGO, N.D. — National Weather Service in Grand Forks issues a flood crest forecast for the Red River at Fargo-Moorhead of between 30 and 32 feet sometime late next week. Thirty feet is considered major flood stage, but the metro is well prepared to handle that much water without having to take much action. The lack of snow or rain…

Moorhead Soldier Found Dead In South Korea

SEOUL, South Korea (Stars and Stripes) — A combat engineer with the 2nd Infantry Division sustainment brigade was found dead in her barracks at Camp Humphreys, the military said Tuesday. An official said coronavirus had been ruled out as the cause. Pvt. 1st Class Marissa Jo Gloria, 25, of Moorhead, Minn., was pronounced dead at the scene by emergency medical…

Homeless shelters make adjustments amid coronavirus concerns

In 2018, more than 3,000 people received homeless services either in Cass or Clay Counties

FARGO, N.D. — With social distancing becoming the temporary norm, homeless shelters across the metro are looking for ways to serve their guests while keeping them safe. Some shelters have made adjustments like discontinued onsite meal services and limited access into their buildings. Some are also screening guests for symptoms as they come through the doors. An official at the…

Meal Services for Students in the Red River Valley

FARGO, N.D.–Fargo and West Fargo Public Schools will provide free meals for kids while schools are closed due to the coronavirus pandemic. The meals will be provided through a drive-through or walk-up process at certain school sites. Cold breakfast and lunch meals will be available  at five schools in Fargo, and nine in West Fargo until supplies last. Children up…

City Officials And Health Experts Discuss Strategy For COVID-19

The City of Fargo, West Fargo, Moorhead and Cass County as well as Essentia and Sanford were part of the meeting.

FARGO, N.D.- Sanford and Essentia Health are preparing for the spreading of the Coronavirus. “We’ve also reached out and are working to enhance our tele care capabilities. Expanding our platform as well as we’re going to be implementing virtual visits for patients to do from home. We’re also suspending as of today, any elective surgeries and routine health visits. We’ve…