South Dakota

COVID-19 By The Numbers For Our Region

North Dakota, South Dakota & Minnesota

Minnesota has eight new coronavirus deaths including a person in their 80’s in the northern Minnesota county of Koochiching. The state is reporting another 523 cases of COVID-19. Nearly 31,000 people have recovered from the virus. A Cass County woman in her 80’s has died of COVID-19 bringing North Dakota’s death toll to 79. The county has 15 of the…

Three States Do Not Recognize Juneteenth As A Holiday, Including North Dakota

Gov. Doug Burgum did proclaim Juneteeth Celebration Day in North Dakota on Friday

FARGO, N.D. —  North Dakota, South Dakota and Hawaii are the only states that do not recognize Juneteenth, also known as Emancipation Day, as a holiday. Republican Gov. Doug Burgum did proclaim Juneteeth Celebration Day in North Dakota on Friday. Democrat Shelley Lenz, who is running for governor, says it is time to make it a holiday. In a statement,…

Wrong-Way Driver Causes Deadly Crash, Kills 4

It happened just before 10 Saturday night in Richfield, Minnesota

RICHFIELD, Minn. — A wrong-way crash in the Twin Cities on I-35W late Saturday kills four people, including two from South Dakota, and injures one. It happened just before 10 Saturday night in Richfield. The wrong-way driver identified as 21-year-old Alfredo Torres, of St. Paul, was killed. Dead in the other vehicle were the driver, 25-year-old Briana Vazquez, of Watertown,…

Sturgis Motorcycle Rally Will Be Held But With Modifications

The rally is now in its 80th year

STURGIS, S.D. — The roar of motorcycles will return to the Black Hills this summer. The Sturgis Motorcycle Rally will be held, but with some major modifications. The city council voted Monday night to proceed with preparations for the August 7-16 rally that’s now in its 80th year. They voted 8-1 to allow the rally to take place, but without…

Minnesota has 14 More COVID-19 Deaths, North Dakota has One

The latest COVID-19 numbers from Minnesota, North Dakota & South Dakota

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota has 14 more deaths from COVID-19 as state health officials report another 664 cases. Two of those deaths are in Clay County: a person in their 70’s and one in their 90’s. The total number of positive cases is nearing 25,000. This map shows the positive case count by county. 848 of the 1,040 deaths…

Workers & Residents At Rosewood on Broadway Test Positive For COVID-19

COVID-19 By The Numbers for April 8, 2020

1/2 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Show Caption Hide Caption FARGO, N.D. — Two employees and two residents at Rosewood on Broadway have tested positive for COVID-19. The residents are isolated at Rosewood and the employees are in isolation at home. They have been restricting all visitors into the facilities for several weeks, and doing daily screenings of employees for…

COVID-19 By The Numbers April 5, 2020

FARGO, N.D. — The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Minnesota is approaching 1,000, with five more deaths. Governor Tim Walz is now requesting a major disaster declaration from President Donald Trump. He will present his State of the State address Sunday at 7 p.m. The state has 935 confirmed cases, up 70 from Saturday. Clay County is up…