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North Dakota offering Covid-19 vaccines to Manitoba truckers

North Dakota is teaming up with Manitoba to get as many truckers vaccinated as possible.

NORTH DAKOTA & MANITOBA (KVRR) — North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum is handing out a helping hand to Manitoba with a new vaccination rollout project. “The goal is the same for the Premier and myself, which is vaccinate as many people as possible. As quickly as possible with safe and effective vaccines so we can reopen our border and help…

North Dakota ranks 21st in virus cases in last 2 weeks

BISMARCK, N.D. – North Dakota health officials are confirming 58 new cases of the coronavirus out of 1,686 tests that were processed since Saturday. Nearly 106,000 people in the state have tested positive for COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic. That includes nearly 24,000 in Cass County. The COVID Tracking Project reports there were about 279 new cases per…

Burgum signs bill modifying North Dakota’s ‘castle law’

BISMARCK, N.D. – North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum has signed legislation that eases restrictions on citizens’ rights to use deadly force in self-defense. The legislation signed Tuesday modifies the state’s “castle law” and would allow someone to use deadly force without retreating in certain circumstances. Its sponsor, Republican Rep. Ben Koppelman, called the legislation “the most consequential gun law change…

‘Bola Wrap’ Device To Be Used At Cass County Sheriff Dept.

The Cass County Sheriff Department is introducing a new device to help with restraining suspects.

FARGO, N.D. — The Cass County Sheriff Department is adding a less-lethal force option” The Bola Wrap. The device acts as a remote handcuff to restrain anyone from a distance. “We as an agency always want to be forward-thinking and look for different ways that we can do things safer, rather that’s to the suspect, ourselves, or other people who…

Entities Welcome Walk-Ins for the COVID-19 Vaccine at Vaccination Center

FARGO, N.D. —  If you are still looking to get the COVID-19 vaccine, walk-ins are being accepted at the vaccination center in the former Gordman’s building in Fargo. Fargo Cass Public Health says walk-ins are welcome during clinic hours and they announced they are moving its vaccine operation to its main location next Monday. Essentia Health will accept walk-ins starting…

North Dakota 21st in rate of virus cases in two weeks

BISMARCK, N.D. – North Dakota health officials are confirming 58 new cases of the coronavirus out of 1,686 tests that were processed since Saturday. Nearly 106,000 people in the state have tested positive for COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic. That includes nearly 24,000 in Cass County. The COVID Tracking Project reports there were about 279 new cases per…