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Weekend COVID-19 testing events scheduled in Grand Forks and Trenton

Both events are open to the public.

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Health is hosting two testing events on Saturday, September 19 to accommodate for those who cannot attend weekday events. The testing will take place at the Trenton Lake Recreational Area in Trenton and the UND High Performance Center in Grand Forks. Both events are open to the public. Testing in Trenton will be…

UND Labs To Play Role In Testing COVID-19 UV Light Scanner/Disinfection Systems

The work is supported by a $1.5 million grant from the North Dakota Department of Agriculture

Courtesy: UNDGRAND FORKS, N.D. — COVID-19 detect-and-disinfect technology is being developed and tested right here in North Dakota. SafetySpect, a California-based company, is bringing its virus-fighting solution to multiple UND labs for testing. The UV light scanner/disinfection systems could decontaminate an entire surface by zapping it with a handheld ultraviolet light. The hope is to have dozens of prototype systems…

U.S. Space Command Commander Coming To North Dakota Monday

Stops Planned in Grand Forks And Cavalier

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The Commander of the U.S. Space Command is visiting North Dakota on Monday. Sen. Kevin Cramer invited Gen. James Dickinson to the state during his nomination hearing before the Senate Armed Services Committee. They talked about the role UND could play as Space Command develops a University Affiliated Research Center. He will also stop by the…

Grand Forks COVID-19 testing event on September 8th open to the public

Testing will take place at UND’s High Performance Center

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Grand Forks Public Health will host a COVID-19 walk-up testing event Tuesday, September 8th from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Testing will be open to the general public and will take place at UND’s High Performance Center at 2419 2nd Avenue North. Ages 5 and older are welcome to participate, even if you do not have…

UND Double Major To Virtually Ring NASDAQ Closing Bell Wednesday

His other prizes for winning a business competition include $15,000 in cash and $25,000 in consulting support

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The winner of the Red River Valley Business Plan Competition is going to ring NASDAQ’s closing bell Wednesday afternoon. Pierson Painter will represent UND’s Nistler College of Business & Public Administration. He will ring the bell remotely from North Dakota. A 30-second UND video will also be featured in Times Square in New York City on…

Grand Forks pub supports Bochenski’s decision to close bars, restaurants early

Grand Forks bars, liquor stores and restaurants serving alcohol had to close early beginning this past Saturday

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — As UND students return to campus, Grand Forks has seen a dramatic rise in COVID-19 cases among people in their twenties. “We expect our students, upon their return, either to test before they come back to campus or shortly after,” said UND President Dr. Andrew Armacost a couple weeks ago. 15 to 29-year-olds make up 87…

Deceased man found on UND campus

Police say there is no threat to the public. 

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–The University of North Dakota Police Department says a man was found deceased on campus Wednesday evening. Police responded to an apartment complex in the 3700 block of Berkley Drive at approximately 9:23 p.m. and found the man. After an initial investigation, police believe the man died of a self-inflicted injury. The man’s name has not been released…

Six UND Greek chapters test positive for COVID-19

Currently, UND is aware of seven positive cases in relation to the Greek chapters.

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–The University of North Dakota has announced that six of its Greek chapters have had members test positive for COVID-19. The chapters include Alpha Phi sorority, Delta Gamma sorority, Gamma Phi Beta sorority, Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity, Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity and Delta Tau Delta fraternity Being that the Greek chapters house several members in one facility, everyone who lives…

UND Reminds Students Of Changes When Coming Back To Campus

University President Andy Armacost is recommending students to get tested before coming back to school.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The University Of North Dakota is reminding students of the changes they can expect with going back to school in person. University President Andy Armacost is recommending students to get tested before coming back to school. He says the state has multiple testing sites as well some that will be provided by the campus. Armacost says…