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Altru Health responds as Grand Forks County has first Coronavirus cases

GRAND FORKS, N.D. – Altru Health is doing all it can to combat the Coronavirus. Grand Forks County has its first two cases of Coronavirus. The case is under investigation to see if it’s from travel or community spread. Altru has a Covid-19 screening hotline for people who believe they have symptoms. There’s also a sick clinic to care for…

Grand Forks Schools ready for students to learn from home

GRAND FORKS, N.D. – Grand Forks Public Schools is ready for parents to pick up supplies and technology for students to begin working from home starting next week. Governor Doug Burgum has ordered schools to begin virtual learning on April 1st. The Grand Forks district says students from Kindergarten through second grade will have pencil and paper activities. Third through…

Burgum finalizes e-learning requirements, orders bars & restaurants to close to dine-in customers

BISMARCK, N.D. – North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum announces schools will be closed until further notice. He also orders bars, restaurants cafes and breweries to close to dine-in customers to help curb community spread of the Coronavirus. Burgum signed several Coronavirus executive orders. Schools have been granted waivers for seven more days which pays teachers and hourly employees. E-learning will…

West Acres temporarily closing Thursday night

FARGO, N.D. – West Acres Mall has decided to close its doors at 6:00 Thursday night until March 31st for the health and safety of customers and employees. “We respect the recommendations from North Dakota Governor, Doug Burgum, to close community gathering spaces. It is our responsibility to do our part to help slow the spread of COVID-19 by closing…

Paradox Comics-N-Cards offers curbside pickup, plans virtual gaming amid Coronavirus pandemic

FARGO, N.D. – A Fargo business refuses to let the Coronavirus break apart its community. To help decrease possible exposure to the virus, Paradox Comics-N-Cards has started a curbside pick up option for comic book subscribers. The store has also set up in-town delivery for a $5 fee. The store is also planning on virtual gaming to make sure players…

West Fargo Schools says serving meals to students amid Coronavirus is critical

WEST FARGO, N.D. – West Fargo Public Schools is offering free breakfast and lunches to anybody in the community under the age of 18. Grab and go breakfasts and lunches containing prepackaged sandwiches, fruit, snacks, and milk will be available until Friday. The meals can be picked up during 30 minute windows starting at 11:00 AM and ending at 12:30…

ND announces community spread Coronavirus, recommends bars & restaurants to have to-go orders only

There are two more cases of Coronavirus in North Dakota, this time in Morton County. It’s the first instance of community spread of the illness in the state. Those cases are a woman in her 20s and a person age 10 to 19. Neither has a history of travel or has come into contact with someone who has Covid 19….

WF School District dispels rumors that Coronavirus patient is an employee

WEST FARGO, N.D. – The West Fargo School District says despite rumors, the woman from Cass County who has the Coronavirus is not an employee. Rumors swirled on social media a teacher working in the district contracted the virus. The district says in a statement, “We have been informed by the ND Department of Health that any confirmed cases of…