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WATCH: North Dakota National Guard sending more soldiers to inauguration

BISMARCK (KVRR) – The North Dakota National Guard is providing additional support for the Jan. 20 inauguration in Washington, D.C. National Guard spokesman Bill Prokopyk says approximately 130 Soldiers from the 816th Military Police Company will join 20 previously scheduled N.D. Guard members. The unit is headquartered in Dickinson with a detachment in Bismarck. Some Soldiers departed Friday afternoon, others…

West Fargo fire department partners with National Guard for free COVID-19 testing

Rapid antigen tests provide results within one hour

WEST FARGO, N.D. — People are getting a sense of reassurance after being able to participate in free COVID-19 rapid testing. The tests come in partnership with the West Fargo Fire Department and the North Dakota National Guard. Members throughout the metro lined up inside their cars at The Lights public parking garage where they received the self administered tests…

COVID-19 Rapid Testing Pilot Project Begins Monday

The testing will begin in the Fargo and West Fargo school districts

FARGO, N.D. —  Rapid testing is coming this week for K thru 12 teachers, staff and administrators in North Dakota. It’s part of a pilot project to identify asymptomatic COVID-19 cases. That way those people can be quickly isolated and that will help prevent the further spread of the virus. The testing will begin in the Fargo and West Fargo…

Weekend COVID-19 testing events scheduled in Grand Forks and Trenton

Both events are open to the public.

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Health is hosting two testing events on Saturday, September 19 to accommodate for those who cannot attend weekday events. The testing will take place at the Trenton Lake Recreational Area in Trenton and the UND High Performance Center in Grand Forks. Both events are open to the public. Testing in Trenton will be…

Military Pay Raises And Funding For ND Military Missions Passes Senate

Bill Now Goes To The U.S. House

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Service members are closer to getting a three percent pay raise. It’s included in the latest National Defense Authorization Act which was just passed by the Senate. The bill includes funding for a number of North Dakota defense missions. It restricts the retirement of the global hawk at Grand Forks Air Force Base and provides for B-52…

Grand Forks Public Health to host COVID-19 testing event June 30th

The testing is open to the public.

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–Grand Forks Public Health is hosting a drive-through COVID-19 testing event at the Alerus Center on June 30. Grand Forks Emergency Management, North Dakota Department of Health and the North Dakota National Guard will be assisting with the event. The testing is open to the public and will be available from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Grand Forks…

Four more COVID-19 testing events planned in Fargo

The tests are free.

UPDATE: Thursday’s COVID-19 testing event, scheduled to take place from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. at the Fargodome, has been closed for the remainder of the day due to state lab capacity. Testing begins again Friday morning, starting at 10 a.m.   FARGO, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Health is planning four additional COVID-19 testing events over the next two…

Mass COVID-19 testing continues Friday at Fargodome

The pop-up testing site is open to the general public Thursday and Friday

FARGO, N.D. — The first of a two-day COVID-19 mass testing event has wrapped up at the Fargodome. The testing site was a collaboration between Fargo Cass Public Health, North Dakota Public Health and the North Dakota National Guard. It began Thursday morning at 10:00. According to Fargo Cass Public Health, an unlimited number of oral swab testing kits were…

COVID-19 testing events planned at Fargodome Thursday and Friday

Participants are encouraged to complete an online questionnaire prior to the testing.

FARGO, N.D.–Fargo Cass Public Health is partnering with the North Dakota Department of Health and the North Dakota National Guard to host two COVID-19 testing events on Thursday and Friday. The drive-up testing will take place in the west parking lot of the Fargodome from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The tests will take approximately 15 minutes and will be…