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North Dakota reports 5 new COVID-19 deaths

BISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR) – The North Dakota Department of Health on Friday reported 5 additional deaths from COVID-19. There are currently 8,226 active cases in the state, a decrease of 119 since Thursday. Grand Forks County reported the largest number of new cases with 123.  Cass County reported 122 cases.   BY THE NUMBERS  7,951 – Total Tests from Yesterday* 1,119,225…

Air Force nurse says she feels “proud” to support medical personnel in ND

She is joined by 59 Air Force nurses that will be working in the largest cities in North Dakota.

NORTH DAKOTA – Air Force Nurses arrive in North Dakota to help in the fight against COVID-19. “The people of North Dakota are great and they definitely need more nurses to support the rates that are climbing, ” says U.S Air Force 2nd Lieutenant Kathryn Juettner. U.S Air Force 2nd Lieutenant Kathryn Juettner did not hesitate when asked to come…

North Dakota has 6 new COVID-19 deaths, number of cases drops

BISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR) – The North Dakota Department of Health is reporting 6 new deaths from COVID-19. There are currently 8,615 active cases in the state, a decrease of 292 since Tuesday. Cass County reported the largest number of new cases with 276.   BY THE NUMBERS  9,586 – Total Tests from Yesterday* 1,102,420 – Total tests completed since the pandemic began   1,096 –…

North Dakota cities set to get infrastructure funding

BISMARCK, N.D. – Cities across North Dakota are set to get the first distribution of new state infrastructure funding next month. The 2019 Legislature passed “Operation Prairie Dog,” which created several state funds filled every two years with up to $250 million of oil tax revenue.  The money is to be distributed throughout North Dakota for city, county, township and airport…

North Dakota has 37 new COVID-19 deaths, cases drop by 947

BISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR) – The North Dakota Department of Health is reporting 37 new deaths from COVID-19. There are currently 8,907 active cases in the state, a decrease of 947 since Monday. Cass County reported the largest number of new cases with 341. BY THE NUMBERS  8,269 – Total Tests from Yesterday* 1,092,803 – Total tests completed since the pandemic began   1,019 – Positive…

North Dakota cities set to get infrastructure funding

BISMARCK, N.D. – Cities across North Dakota are set to get the first distribution of new state infrastructure funding next month. The 2019 Legislature passed “Operation Prairie Dog,” which created several state funds filled every two years with up to $250 million of oil tax revenue. The money is to be distributed throughout North Dakota for city, county, township and…

14th annual Fill the Dome food drive looks different amid the pandemic

Donations will be accepted through December 17th

FARGO, N.D. — This time of year, the FargoDome is usually filled with thousands of pounds of food donations to be given to struggling families. With the coronavirus still rampant, the Dome will remain empty this year, but the donations will continue to come in. The holiday season is a time for giving back, and the need for generosity is…

North Dakota reports 6 additional COVID-19 deaths since Sunday

BISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR) – The North Dakota Department of Health is reporting 6 additional deaths from COVID-19. There are currently 9,854 active cases in the state, a decrease of 390 since Sunday. Cass County reported the largest number of new cases with 194. North Dakota has 314 people hospitalized with COVID-19. BY THE NUMBERS  7,091 – Total Tests from Yesterday* 1,084,813…

Man arrested, charged with DUI following police chase

Authorities say Kevin Anderson was trying to drive into oncoming vehicles and brake checking officers

BARNES COUNTY, N.D. — A Fort Ransom man is arrested and charged with DUI after leading police on a chase in Barnes County Friday afternoon. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says 49-year-old Kevin Anderson was recklessly driving northbound on Barnes County Road 21, south of Kathryn. Authorities say he would not stop when they tried to pull him over and…