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Fargo Cass Public Health officials say more young people are getting COVID-19

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo Cass Public Health officials say they’re seeing more people in their twenties and thirties contracting the coronavirus. Epidemiologist Brenton Nesemeier says this is due to younger people being more mobile and social during the pandemic. Although a young person usually has milder symptoms and recovers more quickly, Nesemeier says that doesn’t mean they should be any…

Daniel Dal Pozzo pleads guilty to criminal vehicular homicide in death of Johnny Grey

FARGO, N.D. – A man charged for his role in Fargo hairstylist Johnny Grey’s death has been sentenced to 20 years in prison. Daniel Dal Pozzo pleaded guilty to one count of felony criminal vehicular homicide and criminal mischief. He was given the maximum sentence. The Cass County State’s Attorney’s Office says a judge suspended eight years. Under the plea…

Two years following Cameron Bolton’s death, his organ donations continue impacting lives

Cameron died on July 2, 2018 from injuries he incurred in a car crash

FARGO, N.D. — July 2nd marks exactly two years since 22-year-old Cameron Bolton died of his injuries following a car crash a few miles west of Fargo. For Sarah Fisher, this time of year brings back vivid memories of a tragedy no mother should have to experience. “I actually saw Cameron’s accident on the news that night, and I thought,…

Fireworks sales booming amid pandemic

FARGO, N.D. — Fireworks sales across the metro are booming, and the pandemic may be a factor. With official 4th of July celebrations canceled, those at Memory Fireworks say many customers are celebrating on their own. The fireworks retailer ordered more inventory than ever this year. Even so, staff is having a hard time keeping some fan favorites like the…

Arrest made after stabbing outside The Empire

FARGO, N.D. – A woman is arrested after a stabbing outside The Empire in downtown Fargo. Officers responded around 4:00 Tuesday and arrested 21 year old Tonisha Salazar of Fargo for suspicion of aggravated assault and giving false information to law enforcement. The victim was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Categories: Crime, Local News Tags: empire, FARGO,…

ND Long-Term Care Facilities Move Into 2nd Phase Of Re-Opening

That will allow indoor visits between residents and family members.

NORTH DAKOTA – In a meeting with the Reuniting Residents and Families Task Force, North Dakota health officials say all but one facility has met the reopening criteria and it’s at least in phase one. The health department is helping 114 facilities progress into phase two. That will allow indoor visits between residents and family members. Categories: Coronavirus, Coronavirus-ND, Local…

Dozens in MN, ND sick with intestinal illness linked to bagged salads

More than 200 people in the Midwest have been infected with Cyclospora

MINNESOTA & NORTH DAKOTA — An outbreak of Cyclospora has hit eight Midwestern states, including both Minnesota and North Dakota. According to the CDC, 25 Minnesotans and six North Dakotans have been infected. “Cyclospora is a parasite that causes a diarrheal illness, and it is transmitted by consuming food or water contaminated with feces that contains the parasite,” says Essentia…

Investigation into former Dep. Chief Todd Osmundson over, no charges filed

FARGO, N.D. – Fargo Police Chief David Todd says the investigation into former Deputy Chief Todd Osmundson’s actions during downtown riots is over and he has not been charged with any crimes. Todd says that’s because of what he calls “the fact others engaging in similar conduct in plain view were also not investigated.” Osmundson admitted to carrying an open…

Ubuntu Racial Dialogue serves as safe, peaceful setting for conversations around racial inequality

FARGO, N.D. — As president of MSUM’s Students Internationally Together organization, Joseph Lewis says he’s always been involved in conversations regarding diversity. He created the Ubuntu Racial Dialogue events as a way for the community to come together and simply listen to one another. Most importantly, he says it’s a way for those who’ve been oppressed to have their voices…