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BISMARCK — Gov. Doug Burgum, State Superintendent Kirsten Baesler, State Health Officer Mylynn Tufte and other officials will hold a press briefing to discuss K-12 education at 4 p.m. CDT Thursday, March 19, in the North Dakota State Capitol. A livestream of the event will be available here closer to the start time.
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is scheduled to speak at 1 p.m.
WILLISTON, N.D. -- A 35-year-old Williston woman was killed in a two-car crash Wednesday night, March 18. According to the North Dakota Highway Patrol, a 2014 GMC Yukon was traveling eastbound on U.S. Highway 2 when it T-boned a 2001 Pontiac Bonneville at the intersection of 141st Avenue Northwest, which had failed to stop at the stop sign. The crash was reported at 10:38 p.m.
Gov. Tim Walz on Wednesday, March 18, said state directions to shut down schools, bars, restaurants and salons have been warranted amid the spread of the coronavirus. And he called for Minnesotans to be patient as they adapt to their new normal. The comments came the same day the Minnesota Department of Health reported 77 cases of COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, had been detected in Minnesota.
Gov. Burgum, State Superintendent Kirsten Baesler, State Health Officer Mylynn Tufte, North Dakota Department of Health Field Medical Officer Joan Connell, MD, North Dakota Department of Human Services Behavioral Health Division Director Pam Sagness, North Dakota Commerce Commissioner Michelle Kommer and other health officials address the updated COVID-19 numbers in the state.
Watch Walz's update for the state's coronavirus response. Minnesotans seeking unemployment assistance can visit this website
BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem is warning residents to be on the lookout for scam artists taking advantage of the COVID-19 emergency. Other states have already seen scams using the COVID-19 virus. "We see a surge in scams after every natural disaster, large and small, so it doesn't surprise me that scam artist would try using this global pandemic in their efforts to prey on potential victims," Stenehjem said in a news release.
The North Dakota Department of Health confirmed four more known cases of COVID-19, the illness caused by coronavirus, on Tuesday, March 17. Two new cases announced Tuesday afternoon are a Cass County woman in her 20s and a Ward County man in his 60s. The department announced two more cases Tuesday night from Burleigh County — a man in his 50s and a woman in her 20s.
Gov. Doug Burgum and State Health Officer Mylynn Tufte will hold a press conference at 4:15 to address the two new cases of COVID-19 in North Dakota. If the stream isn't appearing, please refresh your page.
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. -- Bemidji State men's hockey head coach Tom Serratore has been named Western Collegiate Hockey Association Coach of the Year, the league announced Tuesday. In his 19th season behind the bench, Serratore guided the Beavers to a runner-up finish in the WCHA during the regular season and a semifinal berth in the league playoffs before the season was cut short due to concerns over the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.