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April 4, 2020
This illustration, created at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), shows the appearance of the novel coronavirus, which causes COVID-19. (Submitted / Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
Coronavirus April 4: Developments across our region
April 4, 2020 - 7:00am
In preparation for Holy Week, staff members of The Church of St. Mary in Alexandria record their Good Friday service on Friday, March 27. The church will be posting recording of Holy Week and Sunday masses on its website as well as on Facebook. (Lowell Anderson / Echo Press)
Finding new ways to worship
April 4, 2020 - 6:15am
Kallie and Jordan Swenson on their first outing with daughter Olivia, whose birth during the coronavirus pandemic did not enable family visitation at the hospital. The Barnesville, Minn., couple substituted with video chats and posting photos and videos to social media. Special to The Forum
Introducing a newborn to family with hospital visitation restrictions another challenge for new parents
April 4, 2020 - 6:00am
April 3, 2020
South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem, flanked by administrators of Sanford Health and Avera Health, speaks about the coronavirus situation in the state at a media briefing at Sanford Headquarters in Sioux Falls on Tuesday, March 17. (Jeremy Fugleberg / Forum News Service)
Gov. Kristi Noem holds briefing on COVID-19 in South Dakota
April 3, 2020 - 12:30pm
Gov. Tim Walz speaks to reporters in St. Paul on Wednesday, March 18, about the state's efforts to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
LIVE: Gov. Walz to provide update on Minnesota's efforts to fight COVID-19 at 1 pm
April 3, 2020 - 12:30pm
Dr. Brian Tjarks takes a nasal swab from a patient at a drive-through coronavirus testing site in Sioux Falls, S.D., in this undated photo. (Submitted/Sanford Health)
SD not ready for mid-June COVID-19 peak, officials say
April 3, 2020 - 12:02pm
Gov. Tim Walz released a public facing dashboard on Friday April 3 detailing real-time counts of emergency materials for COVID-19.
Walz puts Minnesota's COVID-19 readiness cards on the table
April 3, 2020 - 11:44am
The new Abbott ID NOW COVID-19 test runs on Abbott's ID NOWTM platform—a lightweight box (6.6 pounds and the size of a small toaster) that can sit in a variety of locations. Photo courtesy of Abbott
Trump touts Abbott’s quick COVID-19 test. HHS document shows only 5,500 are on way
April 3, 2020 - 11:11am
North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum announces the closure of all schools in the state due to concerns over the spread of coronavirus at a press conference in Bismarck on Sunday, March 15. Joining him behind the podium are state Superintendent of Public Instruction Kirsten Baesler (far right) and sign language interpreter Lindsey Solberg Herbel. Jeremy Turley / Forum News Service
LIVE: Gov. Burgum to hold press briefing regarding COVID-19 at 3:30 p.m.
April 3, 2020 - 7:06am
This illustration, created at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), shows the appearance of the novel coronavirus, which causes COVID-19. (Submitted / Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
Coronavirus April 3: Developments across our region
April 3, 2020 - 6:00am
April 2, 2020
The front gate of the Grand Forks Air Force Base is pictured in this file photo. (Jesse Trelstad / Grand Forks Herald)
Grand Forks Air Force Base confirms coronavirus case
April 2, 2020 - 7:40pm
Mayo Clinic reported Tuesday, Feb. 25, that 2019 was "a year of remarkable growth," with revenue swelling to $13.82 billion, up 9.7% from the previous year. The Mayo Clinic’s Gonda Building in downtown Rochester. Forum News Service file photo
Are you already immune to COVID-19? Mayo releases critical new test to find out
April 2, 2020 - 7:30pm
John Pulk, 5, was ready to go back home from Sanford Medical Center in Fargo by Tuesday afternoon, March 30. (Photo courtesy of Heidi Pulk)
Rescue of 5-year-old boy from drainage ditch by 8-year-old sister has happy ending near Strathcona, Minn.
April 2, 2020 - 6:36pm
This illustration shows the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19. Image courtesy of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Older homeless adults being sheltered at St. Paul hotel to protect against spread of coronavirus
April 2, 2020 - 4:32pm
This sanitation worker, in full-body protective gear, was seen cleaning the lobby area at the Holiday gas station in Detroit Lakes late Thursday morning, April 2. The store-wide professional cleaning and sanitation was implemented by Holiday's corporate office after a customer at the store was heard stating that she had "tested positive" for something, though she didn't specify whether or not it was for the COVID-19 virus. (Nathan Bowe / Tribune)
Detroit Lakes gas station closed after coronavirus scare
April 2, 2020 - 4:18pm