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Linebacker DeMarquis Gates joins Vikings after cheering for them as a kid

Sun, 03/29/2020 - 20:10
grandforksherald - EAGAN, Minn. -- DeMarquis Gates is ready for his second Vikings stint. His first began when he was 4.

Author of 'The Lynchings in Duluth' broke silence on city's dark history

Sun, 03/29/2020 - 20:00
grandforksherald - Michael Fedo's 40-plus year old account of the public murders of Elias Clayton, Elmer Jackson and Isaac McGhie is credited as the first complete resource on the events of June 15, 1920.

Minnesotan gets award for heroism after saving man in ice fishing accident

Sun, 03/29/2020 - 17:56
grandforksherald - FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — Fergus Falls resident Cameron Hanson and West Fargoan Jacob Payson put their lives at risk in 2018 to save the life of 65-year-old Leon Engelhart. Now, Hanson is being recognized for his efforts with a prestigious award for heroism.

Cass County coronavirus cases reach 20; health department weakens quarantine order

Sun, 03/29/2020 - 17:41
grandforksherald - Gov. Doug Burgum also asked President Donald Trump on Sunday morning to declare a major disaster for the state in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

Joe Diffie dies of COVID-19

Sun, 03/29/2020 - 17:13
grandforksherald - Joe Diffie, a 1990s country star, died Sunday, March 29, after contracting COVID-19, according to his Facebook page. Rolling Stone magazine confirmed the death with Diffie's publicist.

Park River lineman is UND football's first 2021 commit

Sun, 03/29/2020 - 16:57
grandforksherald - The UND football team's uncertain future amid the coronavirus outbreak hasn't halted all operations.

After 300 masks stolen from St. Paul medical clinic, donations being accepted

Sun, 03/29/2020 - 16:43
grandforksherald - ST. PAUL —At a time when medical facilities need protective gear more than ever, a St. Paul community health center is out 300 masks after they were stolen.

Five ways the new deal between MLB and players affects the Twins

Sun, 03/29/2020 - 16:41
grandforksherald - MINNEAPOLIS -- Major League Baseball doesn’t have a firm timetable for beginning the 2020 season, which orginally was to begin last Thursday. And as the novel coronavirus continues to spread through the country, there likely won’t be a timetable for a while.

What parents-turned-teachers can learn from longtime home-schoolers

Sun, 03/29/2020 - 16:35
grandforksherald - The lack of a physical teacher in most North Dakota households means many parents will be guiding their child's formal education at home for the first time. It's something home-school parents have been doing for decades — others may be able to learn from their experiences.

Walz encourages ‘state’s largest book club’ during ‘Stay at Home’ order

Sun, 03/29/2020 - 16:25
grandforksherald - ST. PAUL — Gov. Tim Walz has invited Minnesotans to “start the state’s largest book club” as they follow his “Stay at Home” order to slow the spread of the coronavirus.

Minnesota resident, former Medicare director says battling coronavirus could take 6 to 10 weeks

Sun, 03/29/2020 - 16:09
grandforksherald - ST. PAUL — Gov. Tim Walz last week issued a two-week stay-at-home order to help slow the spread of the novel coronavirus and buy some time for the medical community to acquire ventilators and prepare hospital beds and intensive care units. Will it be enough?

Watch: White House coronavirus task force to holds Sunday, March 29 press briefing

Sun, 03/29/2020 - 15:45
grandforksherald - WASHINGTON — Members of the coronavirus task force will held a press briefing on Sunday, March 29 at the White House.

Douglas County records 6th COVID-19 case; Wisconsin reaches 1,112 total cases

Sun, 03/29/2020 - 15:38
grandforksherald - Wisconsin has 1,112 cases in total as of Sunday, up from 989 reported on Saturday.

Sanford announces three employees at Fargo facilities test positive for COVID-19

Sun, 03/29/2020 - 13:42
grandforksherald - FARGO — Sanford Health announced on Sunday, March 29, that three employees at two of its Fargo facilities have tested positive for COVID-19.

Through the window: Minnesota nursing home residents say they're doing fine

Sun, 03/29/2020 - 13:37
grandforksherald - West Central Tribune photographer Erica Dischino recently captured portraits of residents through the window at Bethesda senior living community in Willmar. No visitors are allowed in the facility at this time in an effort to prevent potential risk of COVID-19 exposure.

LIVE: Q&A: Coronavirus Laboratory Testing with Sanford Health

Sun, 03/29/2020 - 13:34
grandforksherald - Find out how Sanford solved a pressing need by recently launching in-house testing for coronavirus. Go behind the scenes to learn how testing is going, how many tests are being processed, how Sanford is keeping the labs safe, and more.

Minnesota death toll rises to 9; total coronavirus cases at 503

Sun, 03/29/2020 - 11:49
grandforksherald - ST. PAUL — Nine people have died of COVID-19 in Minnesota, state health officials reported on Sunday, March 29.

Burgum asks Trump to declare major disaster for North Dakota, unlock federal aid

Sun, 03/29/2020 - 11:33
grandforksherald - Burgum declared a state of emergency earlier this month and has issued executive orders that mandate closures of schools, restaurants, bars, movie theaters and barber shops. 

County, state begin preparing for historic change to June election

Sun, 03/29/2020 - 11:00
grandforksherald - Unanimous vote Friday brings monumental change to local council, mayor and other races.

God will give us all unfailing strength

Sun, 03/29/2020 - 11:00
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