Safety

Northern Cass Hosts Graduation In-Person Without Mandating Face Masks

Every graduating senior attended the ceremony.

HUNTER, N.D. — All 37 graduating seniors at Northern Cass in Hunter took the final walk of their high school careers. However, at this graduation, you can see plenty of smiling faces in the crowds and on the students as masks were not mandated beyond passing a four question health screening forum. The questions include asking if they had excessive…

Mass COVID-19 Testing Over Memorial Weekend At Moorhead Armory

The testing results are expected to take between 2 to 3 days to come back after the weekend

MOORHEAD, Minn. — At the Moorhead Armory, the National Guard is collecting information and getting people in line for COVID-19 testing. The Guard expects to get through hundreds of tests at the Moorhead site and up to 7 thousand across the state through the weekend. National Guard Major Scott Hawks says it’s all about accessibility, as anyone can walk in…

FM Antiques Remodels For Smart Reopening On Tuesday

The store will open it's doors at 10 a.m. on Tuesday.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The steel gates won’t be up for much longer as DeeDee Sonstelie and her team are working to have their shop FM Antiques in the Moorhead Mall for it’s Tuesday re-opening. “It’s kind of nerve-racking and exciting at the same time so it’s exciting but we don’t know what to expect, so we are just preparing for…

American Heart Association Lifeline Stroke Program Saves Lives And Helps Patients

We'll Talk Live With The Heart Association About The Stroke: Lifeline In The 8:00 am Hour Of KVRR Morning News On Monday

FARGO, N.D. — In 2017 the American Heart Association put over 5 million dollars into the North Dakota Stroke System. The funding has helped improve training for thousands of professionals in emergency care, better equip hospitals for higher level assistance for patients, and help create programs for recovery from stroke. “It was a game changer for the patients, we realized…

Sanford Health Expert Offers Safety Guidelines For Heat Stroke Awareness Day

They recommend using curbside pickup and delivery for items you may need you're worried about the outbreak.

FARGO, N.D. — Today is Heat Stroke Awareness Day and health experts at Sanford Health are reminding people to not leave their kids in the car. Experts say leaving your unattended child in the vehicle is dangerous as your car can heat up quickly in the sun. They say planning ahead of schedule is always smart. They recommend using curbside…

Union Leader For Bobcat Calling For Shutdown After 2nd Employee Says They Have COVID-19

Wilkinson worries that workers coming Sunday night could spread the disease further

  GWINNER, N.D. — Union Leader Will Wilkinson is calling for Doosan Bobcat to shut down it’s Gwinner plant after he says a 2nd employee called saying they had tested positive for COVID-19. He says this employee had worked close with another employee who has the virus and had been at work for multiple days this week. Wilkinson is asking…

North Dakota Forest Service Reminding People To Be Careful During Fire Season

They recommend that people continue to check the Fire Danger Rating map on the department's website

BISMARCK, N.D. — The North Dakota Forest Service is reminding residents that it is still fire season and that people need to take extra precaution. That means waiting to mow your lawn till the grass is green, avoid doing any burning in your yard and to remember the ABC’s. Always Be Careful with fire, officials say to make sure the…

Minnesota Advocates Talk About New Alec Smith Insulin Bill

Uninsured, Under-insured, Medicare Recipients And Those Who Do Not Have Access To Low Co-pays Are Included In The Bill.

ST.PAUL, Minn. — In a video call with Minnesota Governor Tim Walz, advocates and politicians, Nicole Smith-Holt got to see in real time a bill passed that she says will save lives against a disease that hits too close to home. “My Type 1 son actually died from rationing his insulin when he aged off my insurance and could no…

Bobcat Rolls Out New Safety Guidelines As Workers Return

Roughly 500 Workers Returning To Work Overnight And About 1,400 Workers In Total Will Be Back At Their Job Site For Bobcat.

FARGO, N.D. — “The salary employees and the people of West Fargo they’re all still working they are all still collecting paychecks and the bottom line is you don’t make money unless we are making you product,” President Of United Steelworkers Local 560 Will Wilkinson said After talking with workers worried about the safety conditions at Doosan Bobcat facilities in…

Doosan Bobcat employees say they will be back at work Sunday night

Union President Wilkinson Says Union Leadership Will Be Doing Everything In Its Power To Keep Employees Protected

FARGO, N.D. — In a memo received from a worker at Bobcat, the letter says roughly 500 workers will be going back to work starting Sunday night. Union President Will Wilkinson says the company is providing workers protective gear like masks and gloves, but he has concerns if that will be enough to protect workers. “The Smithfield plant is what…