social distancing

Social Distancing: Lessons Learned From Dealing With Crisis

Other Problems Show That If We Prepare, We Can Take On Current Challenges

I don’t know about you, but I keep completely forgetting that we were facing a completely different potential crisis a month ago. The flood forecasts were looking bad. Fargo was getting ready to launch sandbag central for the 2nd straight year. But man, a lot can change in a month. And one fantastic change is the flood forecast got a…

Social Distancing: Running An Experiment

How Easy Is It To Keep Social Distancing When You Get Out For Fresh Air

  If you’re feeling cabin fever a bit while you’re social distancing, it’s still perfectly fine to head outside for a bit. You’re not under house arrest. And I did a little experiment to see how easy it is to stay far enough away from people when you’re out and about. I strapped a GoPro to my chest for my…

Social Distancing: Learning Lessons In The Dirt

Minnesota Parents Become Teachers With Distance Learning And Emily Welker's Little Girl Gets A Garden-Variety Lesson

  A lot of parents are in a brave new world this week. Distance learning started Monday for Moorhead Public Schools, Wednesday for Fargo. Local artist Su Legatt shared pics of her first day as a home school parent with her pre-k kiddo on Twitter. Pre-K parents have flexible learning plans for their kids, so Su used art on the…

President Trump Extends Stay-at-Home Guidelines for Another 30 Days

The federal government will be extending its social-distancing guidelines through April 30

WASHINGTON, D.C.– Speaking at a contentious White House coronavirus news briefing on Sunday that involved testy standoffs with multiple reporters, President Trump declared that “the peak in death rate” in the coronavirus pandemic “is likely to hit in two weeks,” and said the federal government will be extending its social-distancing guidelines through April 30. “The modeling estimates that the peak in death rate is likely…

North Dakota Museum Of Art Asking For People To Send Art Of What They Are Doing At Home

It's Called "Art In Isolation" The Point Of The Exhibit Is To Show How People Are Handling Social Distancing And The Coronavirus.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The North Dakota Museum Of Art is asking people to send in their submissions from home for a new exhibit. It’s called “Art In Isolation” The point of the exhibit is to show how people are handling social distancing and the Coronavirus. The Museum will print your work on copy paper and put them in one…

ND Health Officials Want The Community To Keep Taking Basic Coronavirus Precautions

With the first death reported in the State, they say now more than ever it's important to flatten the curve

NORTH DAKOTA – North Dakota Health Officials are stressing the importance of practicing basic safety precautions. “The guidance is the same, it’s just for people to be really vigilant about it. So, it’s those really good prevention practices. It’s that social distancing piece,” says Fargo Cass Public Health director Desi Fleming. They say when going out to do grocery shopping,…

Social Distancing: #DogSquatChallenge

UND Police Are Challenging You To Pump Iron With Your Pooch

  We are on the cusp of another weekend. Hopefully that brings a little sense of relief. It’s nice to have something to look forward to when the news gets worse every day about COVID-19. Speaking of looking forward to things, I’m gonna talk about something I was looking forward to for more than a year, the finale of the…

Social Distancing: Star Trek & Chocolate

A New Series Is Free To Stream, And Get Inspired In The Kitchen

  I’m very excited to get home and socially distance myself today. I don’t stay current with a lot of shows, but one of the few I make a point to watch is streaming its finale today, and they’re making it available to everyone! Star Trek: Picard is comfort TV for me. Some of my earliest memories are watching Star…

Cybersecurity Experts Warn Of Increased Coronavirus Related Phishing Attacks

FARGO, N.D. – Cyber security experts are warning people to be extra vigilant online, especially now that they are working remotely from home. With millions of Americans working from home, it’s important to take extra steps to protect the data of yourself and your company. Employees should make sure to avoid sharing any sensitive information over an unsecured video connection….

Social Distancing: Scavenger Hunts And Social Distance Justice

See How North Dakota Supreme Court Handles Social Distancing

  Thank goodness it’s starting to warm up. We might see temps in the 50’s in the next few days. There’s no more ice on the roads or sidewalks. Because you can go outside even if you’re practicing social distancing during the coronavirus pandemic. All you gotta do is stay six feet away from people. So that’s what I’m trying…