After Quiet Christmas, COVID Cases Rise In North DakotaThe rate of positive tests for COVID-19 in North Dakota rose to nearly 13% in the last day after hovering between about 3% and 5% during the Christmas holiday, state health officials said Tuesday.
Experts Say Experience Convinced Midwest Of Virus DangersStates in the northern stretches of the Midwest and Great Plains saw the nation's worst rates of coronavirus infections in the weeks before Thanksgiving.
North Dakota's Gov. Burgum Extends Mask Mandate, Limits GatheringsNorth Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum on Wednesday extended an executive order that requires people wear masks and limits the size of gatherings until next month but will allow high school sports to resume next week.
Fargo Man Arrested For Inflicting Life-Threatening Injuries In Domestic AssaultA Fargo man has been arrested in a violent domestic assault.
North Dakota Legislature Votes To Require Masks At State CapitolNorth Dakota lawmakers decided Thursday to require masks at the state Capitol, despite opposition by ultraconservative members of the Republican-controlled Legislature.
Farm Rescue Shifts To Help Farmers Sickened By COVIDThe wet spring offered only a tiny window for planting, so when North Dakota farmer Paul Ivesdal fell ill with the coronavirus he knew the timing couldn't be worse.
North Dakota Starts Free Rapid COVID Testing For TeachersNorth Dakota health officials are rolling out free rapid COVID-19 testing for teachers, staff and school administrators this week as part of a pilot project designed to slow the virus' spread by identifying and quickly isolating people who may be asymptomatic.
North Dakota COVID-19 Hospitalizations Back Over 300 MarkNorth Dakota health officials on Sunday reported 19 new hospitalizations due to the coronavirus, putting the number of patients requiring treatment in medical facilities back over the 300 mark.
North Dakota Nurses Worry About Working With Sick ColleaguesLike many medical workers around the world, Fargo emergency room nurse Adam Johnston can’t escape the grim reality of the coronavirus pandemic. It follows him everywhere: at work, where people die every shift; at the grocery store, where people rail against his city's mask requirement; and at home, where he struggles to sleep.
Doctors Fear More Death As Dakotas Experience Virus 'Sorrow' With coronavirus cases running rampant in the Dakotas and elected leaders refusing to forcefully intervene, the burden of pushing people to take the virus seriously has increasingly been put on the families of those who have died.
Candidate Who Died Of COVID-19 Wins North Dakota State House SeatNorth Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum on Wednesday appointed a coal company executive to fill a state House seat left open by a Republican candidate who died last month due to complications from COVID-19.
North Dakota And Minnesota Red River Diversion Opponents Agree To Settle ComplaintsNorth Dakota and Minnesota residents who have been fighting plans for a Red River diversion channel around the Fargo-Moorhead area have agreed to a settlement with the public group managing the project.
North Dakota To Repurpose Coronavirus Aid For Fracking, Education North Dakota officials voted to repurpose $221 million in federal coronavirus aid to various state agencies, including a $16-million grant to oil companies in support of the fracking process.
Enbridge Completes 12-Mile North Dakota Stretch Of Line 3Enbridge Energy officials said Wednesday they have completed a small section of its Line 3 crude oil pipeline replacement project in North Dakota, leaving only the Minnesota stretch that has been challenged by state officials and others.
Suit: North Dakota Refinery Developer Owes Workers WagesSome current and former employees of a company developing an oil refinery near Theodore Roosevelt National Park in North Dakota filed a lawsuit claiming they are owed wages and bonuses.