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Sanford and UND Launch Website That Helps Those Struggling Due To COVID-19

According to the website, around 25% of the people in the US will experience some type of mental health disorder in their life.

NORTH DAKOTA – The Behavioral Health Bridge is a website that aims to provide information on common behavioral health issues and provide resources on where to seek help. The website includes sections of the impact of COVID-19, stress and coping, sSelf-care and caring for loved ones, support and treatment and help for healthcare providers. Through this initiative, the organizers also…

West Fargo Becomes 2nd Largest School District in N.D., Moorhead Numbers Also Up

West Fargo schools went back last week but they just now released initial enrollment numbers. The district has 11,728 students in preschool through 12th grades, up more than 200 students. That makes it the second largest school district in North Dakota behind Bismarck, Fargo is now third. Moorhead Area Public Schools is reporting a record enrollment on the first day…

WATCH: ND Governor Burgum briefing on COVID-19

September 8th, 2020 COVID-19 Press Conference – ND Joint Information Center Posted by North Dakota Department of Health on Tuesday, September 8, 2020 BISMARCK, N.D. – Gov. Doug Burgum will hold a press briefing with the North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) at 3:30 p.m. today to provide an update on the COVID-19 pandemic in North Dakota. Categories: Community, Coronavirus-ND, Health,…

Business owners are glad Main Avenue reconstruction project is complete

The project in its entirety took two years to finish

FARGO, N.D. — The final phase of the Main Avenue reconstruction project is complete, and that area is once again fully open to traffic. Rhombus Guys General Manager Drew Balstad says the City of Fargo did a good job of listening to feedback from business owners in the area. Since it’s a holiday weekend, he says it’s difficult to tell…

Labor Day 2020: Coronavirus pandemic brings new challenges for workers

Although Labor Day is often known as the unofficial goodbye to the summer, the holiday holds a deeper meaning

FARGO, N.D. — As with most things amid the coronavirus pandemic, this Labor Day feels and looks a bit different. “Unfortunately, there are many people who are unemployed, and most of it is because of this pandemic that we’re going through,” said North Dakota AFL-CIO President Landis Larson. “So, without tackling the pandemic, it’s not going to do any good…

Fargo police investigate after truck rolls, driver flees

FARGO, ND (KFGO) – Fargo police are investigating a roll-over crash that was reported Monday morning, shortly before 6:30. It happened at 2525 9th Avenue South, adjacent to the Avalon Events Center. The construction-type box truck ended up on its side after going up the curb and knocking down a street light. Police and firefighters were on the scene quickly…

Volunteers host Indigenous census and voter info drive-thru event

The event took place at University Park in Grand Forks

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — A group of volunteers in Grand Forks is working to make sure local Indigenous communities get their voices heard and votes counted this election. In collaboration with North Dakota Native Vote, they hosted a drive-thru event at University Park where community members stopped by to complete their 2020 census and get voting information. The organizers say…

Main Avenue makeover project is complete

The final phase wrapped up more than a month ahead of schedule

DCIM100MEDIADJI_0402.JPGFARGO, N.D. — The two-year Main Avenue makeover project has come to an end. Main Avenue between 8th Street and the 10th Street South underpass bridge is now completely open to traffic. That includes Main to University Drive heading east to west. The University Drive counter flow lane is also now open to northbound traffic, and the shared use path…