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UPDATE: Fargo apartment fire caused by smoking materials

UPDATE: Fargo Fire Department’s Fire Marshal says a fire at an apartment building November fifth was caused by someone improperly getting rid of smoking materials on a third floor balcony. It happened on the one hundred block of Prairiewood Drive South. Flames extended from the balcony into the building and the attic. Damage is estimated to be $590,000.   FARGO,…

Gov. Burgum issues mask mandate & capacity requirements

NORTH DAKOTA – Gov. Doug Burgum announces new measure to slow the spread of Covid-19 in the state. They include a State Health Officer order requiring face coverings to be worn in indoor businesses and public settings and outdoors when physical distancing isn’t possible. The order begins Saturday, Nov. 14 and ends on Dec. 13th. Those exempt from wearing face…

MN governor would like to see mask mandate in ND & SD

After announcing bars & restaurants will close at 10 every night starting Friday, @GovTimWalz is concerned Minnesotans will go to ND & SD. He’d like to see both states get mask mandates. Walz also praises Gov @DougBurgum for what he’s done with testing and contact tracing apps. pic.twitter.com/zyrJPNDib4 — Austin Erickson (@AEricksonKVRR) November 10, 2020 MINNESOTA – After announcing bars…

22 ND counties moved to moderate or high Covid-19 risk levels

BISMARCK, N.D. – Governor Doug Burgum moves eight counties from moderate to high risk for Covid-19. They are Barnes, Grant, Kidder, Pembina, Rolette, Stutsman, Traill and Wells. Counties moving from the low to moderate level are Billings, Burke, Cavalier, Divide, Griggs, Logan, Oliver, Pierce, Ransom, Renville, Sargent, Sheridan, Slope and Steele. No counties in the state are in the low or…

Sanford Health NICU babies get into the Halloween spirit

FARGO, N.D. – There’s nothing spooky about this. Just cuteness overload. Families at Sanford Health’s NICU are getting their babies ready for Halloween. They made lay-over costumes, similar to a blanket, from pieces of felt that lay over the baby. Sanford hosted two different costume making sessions with families to help figure out what they had in their minds for…

10 counties in Eastern ND moved to moderate & high risk Covid-19 levels

BISMARCK, N.D. – Governor Doug Burgum moves several counties to the moderate and high risk levels for Covid-19. Those in our area moving to high risk include Grand Forks, LaMoure, Ramsey, Richland, Towner and Walsh. Counties in our region moving to moderate level include Kidder, Pembina, Stutsman and Trail. Last week Burgum said he would like to see information that…

Grand Forks Firefighters to fill the boot for Muscular Dystrophy Association donations

GRAND FORKS, N.D. – The Grand Forks Fire Department will raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association in a socially distant way during their Fill The Boot campaign. It begins Wednesday, October 28th at the intersection of 40th Avenue and 20th Street South and will go from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. Firefighters will also accept donations at Fourth Avenue South…