SCHOOL DISTRICT

City of Grand Forks to bus students to school following bus company suspending routes

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (KVRR) – The City of Grand Forks will allow students to use its buses after Dietrich Bus Service temporarily suspended its routes for Grand Forks Public Schools on Monday. The district reassures parents it will have regular buses available beginning Thursday and will let them know about its specific plans on Wednesday. Superintendent Dr. Terry Brenner says…

Moorhead Schools encourages students to get Covid-19 tests every two weeks

MOORHEAD, Minn. – Health officials with Moorhead Area Public Schools approve of the Minnesota Department of Health’s recommendation for students to get tested for Covid-19 every two weeks until the end of the school year. State health officials say 17 percent of the state’s Covid-19 cases have come from those under the age of 20. Moorhead district officials say they…

Fargo schools working hard to feed students out of school because of Coronavirus

FARGO, N.D. – Though COVID-19 has caused schools to close their doors that hasn’t stopped them from providing for their students. Now through Friday, five Fargo schools are providing breakfast and lunch pick ups. They include Ed Clapp, Madison and Jefferson elementaries and North and South high schools. The district is working together to meet the dietary needs of its…

West Fargo Schools says serving meals to students amid Coronavirus is critical

WEST FARGO, N.D. – West Fargo Public Schools is offering free breakfast and lunches to anybody in the community under the age of 18. Grab and go breakfasts and lunches containing prepackaged sandwiches, fruit, snacks, and milk will be available until Friday. The meals can be picked up during 30 minute windows starting at 11:00 AM and ending at 12:30…

WF School District dispels rumors that Coronavirus patient is an employee

WEST FARGO, N.D. – The West Fargo School District says despite rumors, the woman from Cass County who has the Coronavirus is not an employee. Rumors swirled on social media a teacher working in the district contracted the virus. The district says in a statement, “We have been informed by the ND Department of Health that any confirmed cases of…

DGF School Board and Teachers Fail To Reach Contract Agreement

Talks will resume on Monday, March 16th

GLYNDON, Minn. — Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton school board and the teachers union did not reach a settlement agreement on contract negotiations. Talks will resume on Monday, March 16th. There has been a dispute between the school board and teachers over pay for around a year. A special meeting of the school board was held at the high school Monday night. The DGF…

Frazee-Vergas School Bond Defeated

FRAZEE, MN (KFGO) – A $25.6 million bond referendum that was on the ballot in a special election held Tuesday in the Frazee-Vergas School District failed to get the approval of voters. The referendum included projects to update security at the elementary and high schools, add an auditorium, build a new gym and locker rooms and improve the outdoor running…

Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton Schools To Close For Six Days

DILWORTH, Minn. – The Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton School District says all four of its schools will close March 13th through the 18th to remove snow from the roof of Glyndon-Felton Elementary. The district says in a note to parents it made the decision “upon the assessment and recommendations from a structural engineer (Tuesday) afternoon.” No classes, meetings or events will be held…

Man Arrested After Walking Into Fergus Falls High School

The school district reached out to parents through email and text, letting them know of the situation

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — One man is taken into custody after walking into the Fergus Falls high school. Parents received a text or an email from the school district letting them know that a man walked into Kennedy Secondary School around 12:45 this afternoon. He was immediately confronted by a staff member for not having the proper ID. Upon leaving…