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North Dakota COVID-19 death toll climbs to 697

BISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR) – The North Dakota Department of Health reports 1,801 new COVID-19 cases and 11 new deaths since Wednesday. There are 10,421 active cases in the state. 294 people are hospitalized. Cass County reported the most new cases, with 404. So far, 697 people in North Dakota have died. Health officials say that the high number of daily…

North Dakota reports 12 more pandemic deaths

BISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR) – The North Dakota Department of Health reports 791 new COVID-19 cases and 12 new deaths since Monday. There are 11,656 active cases in the state. 254 people are hospitalized. Cass County reported the most new cases, with 341. So far, 686 people in North Dakota have died. The latest stats from the Dept. of Health are…

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…

North Dakota COVID-19 cases top 56,000

BISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR) – The North Dakota Department of Health reports 894 new COVID-19 cases and 30 new deaths on Tuesday. So far, 674 people in North Dakota have died. Cass County has the largest number of new cases with 162. Officials say that the number of active cases and the number of people hospitalized in the state wasn’t immediately…

Socially-distanced Veterans Day celebrations planned

All events are limited to 25% capacity

FARGO, N.D. — As COVID-19 cases continue to rise across the metro, Veterans Day celebrations will look different this year. Although the annual ceremony at the Fargo Civic Center will not go on as usual, other activities will. Some of the festivities include a parade, get-together over stew, and small flag-raising ceremony. Commander of the United Patriotic Bodies Jason Hicks…

Dem-NPL Party on what a Biden-Harris administration means for rural communities

Although more Americans nationwide voted for Joe Biden to be the next president, that wasn't the case in North Dakota

FARGO, N.D. — As general election results rolled in, the night of November 3rd was a tough one for democrats in North Dakota. “It was not because we didn’t have good candidates or the right strategy. We’re just — we’re in a state that is increasingly conservative and that supported Trump by a large margin,” says Democratic-NPL Party Chairwoman Kylie…

Victim in Fatal Crash Near Buxton Identified As Fargo Man

Crash Happened Saturday Just After Noon

BUXTON, N.D. — The name of a Fargo man killed in a crash with a semi near Buxton, North Dakota Saturday is released. The Highway Patrol has identified the man as 26-year-old Damon Williams. They say both Williams and the semi driver were heading southbound on I-29 just after noon when Williams rear-ended the semi. He died at the scene….

Community members react to election results

FARGO, N.D. — The announcement of President-elect Joe Biden taking the lead and winning the election came as a surprise to some around Fargo. Some who voted in this year’s election expressed their concerns regarding the outlook of the presidency come Inauguration Day. They say a few major topics of concern for them include division among voters from both parties,…

Fargo man dies in crash near Buxton

BUXTON, N.D. – A 26-year-old Fargo man is dead after rear-ending a semi on I-29 near Buxton, North Dakota. It happened just after 12:00 p.m. near mile marker 120. Both the semi and the victim’s sedan were heading southbound when he hit the truck. Authorities say he was not wearing a seatbelt. The man was pronounced dead at the scene….

North Dakota reports first child with Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome & COVID-19

MIS-C is a rare condition where different body parts of the child can become inflamed

NORTH DAKOTA — The North Dakota Department of Health has confirmed the first case of Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome (MIS-C) in a child with COVID-19. The child has been discharged from the hospital and is resting at home. MIS-C is a rare condition where different body parts of the child can become inflamed, including the heart, lungs, kidneys, brain, skin, eyes…