Safety

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…

Minnesota Governor Tim Walz Confronts COVID-19 In State Of The State

The Governor Says Limiting Face To Face Interactions Can Reduce The Virus's Spread By Up To 80 Percent

ST.PAUL, Minn. — Governor Tim Walz lays out the groundwork for how the state is pushing back against the coronavirus outbreak that continues to grow. “Many of you are out of work. Businesses, large and small, are shuttered across the state. The companionship we normally lean on to get through difficult times—a hug from a grandparent, coffee with a friend, or…

Sanford Health takes more safety precautions as three employees test positive for COVID-19

A total of four Sanford employees have tested positive for the virus

FARGO, N.D. — The Coronavirus is beginning to impact healthcare workers who continue to help patients through the pandemic here in Fargo. Sanford officials confirm that three physical therapists have tested positive for COVID-19. Two had been working at the main Sanford Medical Center and the other at Sanford Broadway Medical Center. “Healthcare workers are at risk of contracting this,…

ND Woman Creates Facebook Group For Solidarity Against The Coronavirus

The Page Has Over 200 Thousand Members And Continues To Grow

FARGO N.D. — People across the valley are sharing their solidarity across social media against the coronavirus. The Facebook group #a world of hearts has over 200 thousand followers and continues to grow. The creator of the page says she never thought it would get this big. “I just think it’s a really great way for people to stay connected,…

Minnesota Rep. Ben Lien Urges Minnesotans To Follow Coronavirus Safety Guidelines

Minnesota Has Passed Bills To Help Put Money Into Healthcare

MOORHEAD, Minn. — With the coronavirus continuing to spread across the country Minnesota State Representative Ben Lien says it’s important for people to stay calm and follow safety guidelines. He says the Minnesota State Government is working to help provide and protect people being harmed by the coronavirus. Earlier in the week the state legislature passed a pair of bills…

St. Patrick Day parade organizers excited to bring parade back next year after cancellation

Before The Parade Was Canceled It Had Over 50 Floats Sign Up.

FARGO, N.D. — The annual St.Patrick’s Day Parade got canceled due to worries about public safety, but organizers say this won’t discourage them from coming back next year. They say after talking with health officials and the governor address they said canceling the parade was in the best interests of everyone’s safety. The Parade brings in hundreds to the downtown…

ND Autism Center Hosts Meet And Greet For SafeTY Jacket Awareness

The Information Also Includes What They Look Like, Their Routines As Well As The Best Way To Talk To Them.

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Law enforcement officers and the North Dakota Autism Center are raising awareness about the safeTY jacket program. They are hoping to get more families and adults signed up for the program at a meet and greet at the North Dakota Autism Center. The program is a way for officers to know emergency information about individuals with…

F-M Mayors And Health Professionals Give Update About Coronavirus

Health experts say one of the most important things you can do is wash your hands for at least 20 seconds.

FARGO, N.D. — All three mayors from the F-M area, local and state health professionals and concerned community members packed into the Fargo Cass Public Health Center to talk about preventative measures against the spread of the coronavirus. “It’s important to put things into perspective and to remain calm we want everyone to know that unified teams are preparing not…