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F-M City Officials Discuss Strategies To Help Local Businesses Affected By COVID-19

They are trying to ease financial burdens that some businesses may have.

CASS COUNTY, N.D. – After North Dakota Governor Burgum made the decision to close all restaurants, bars and cafes to dine-in customers, city officials in the metro met to discuss how to support those who will be affected. “The cities of both West Fargo and Fargo are looking at utility bills next month and how to help the businesses. And…

WATCH TODAY: FM Leaders Discuss Bar/Restaurant Closings, MN Gov. Walz on Latest, White House Covid-19 Briefing

All can be seen on KVRR.COM as well as KVRR Facebook Page

KVRR will carry several informational briefings Friday, March 20 concerning COVID-19. 9:30 a.m. Fargo, West Fargo and Horace Mayors, Cass County Chair and Business Leaders will discuss North Dakota Governor Burgum’s closing of bars and restaurants. 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. (Estimated Time) President Trump will hold a White House Briefing with the Coronavirus Task Force. 2:00 p.m. Minnesota Governor…

Meal Services for Students in the Red River Valley

FARGO, N.D.–Fargo and West Fargo Public Schools will provide free meals for kids while schools are closed due to the coronavirus pandemic. The meals will be provided through a drive-through or walk-up process at certain school sites. Cold breakfast and lunch meals will be available  at five schools in Fargo, and nine in West Fargo until supplies last. Children up…

City Officials And Health Experts Discuss Strategy For COVID-19

The City of Fargo, West Fargo, Moorhead and Cass County as well as Essentia and Sanford were part of the meeting.

FARGO, N.D.- Sanford and Essentia Health are preparing for the spreading of the Coronavirus. “We’ve also reached out and are working to enhance our tele care capabilities. Expanding our platform as well as we’re going to be implementing virtual visits for patients to do from home. We’re also suspending as of today, any elective surgeries and routine health visits. We’ve…

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…

Government Encouraging People To Stay Away from Bars & Restaurants on St. Patrick’s Day

Bars like Dempsey's and Blarney Stone had people lining the bars, seat to seat, not following the advice of the CDC, the mayors, or Governor Doug Burgum.

FARGO, ND – With a new case of Coronavirus popping up in Cass County, some may wonder if it’s the right idea to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at one of the many bars in Fargo and West Fargo hosting parties and celebrations for the holiday. “The CDC, whether it’s the federal government, or state government, we are trying to keep…

Metro Leaders Sign Emergency Coronavirus Declaration

While North Dakota still has only 1 confirmed case, F-M Leaders are preparing for the wide spread impact the virus is having on the nation.

FARGO, N.D. — City and county leaders signed an emergency declaration on Monday regarding the coronavirus Pandemic. “What the government is realizing, is that we aren’t flattening out. What we are going to do is what needs to be done in our community to keep our community safe,” said Mayor Tim Mahoney of Fargo, “Obviously a case will come when…

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…