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Minot students participate in international water study

Sep. 27, 2020 5:56 PM EDT

MINOT, N.D. (AP) — A group of Minot High School honors biology students have volunteered to help with a water study that stretches from the United States to Canada. The project by the Lake Winnipeg Foundation is meant to evaluate phosphorus and dissolved oxygen levels in a portion of Souris River drainage...

Active cases of COVID-19 up by nearly 100 in North Dakota

Sep. 27, 2020 1:26 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota's active cases of the coronavirus rose by nearly 100 in the last day and four new deaths due to complications of the virus were reported Sunday by state health officials. The fatalities included a man in his 60s from Bottineau County, a woman in her 80s from Bottineau...

Fargo police cite 30, arrest 3 for large party near campus

Sep. 26, 2020 5:57 PM EDT

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Police in North Dakota have arrested three people and cited 30 more in connection to a raucous party in Fargo late Friday. Police responded to a large party near the North Dakota State University Campus after receiving a complaint, but many party-goers were not cooperative, KFGO-AM...

North Dakota sees all-time high for active coronavirus cases

Sep. 26, 2020 5:31 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota reported 497 people who have tested positive for the coronavirus on Saturday, contributing to an all-time high for active coronavirus cases statewide at 3,672. The state also reported one of the largest single-day tallies for deaths from COVID-19 with eight people dying...

North Dakota virus task force trying to make a difference

Sep. 26, 2020 1:02 AM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — In the seven weeks since the Burleigh-Morton COVID-19 Task Force was created, it has increased access to testing, assisted schools with reopening plans and secured a shelter for homeless COVID-19 patients. But coronavirus cases in the region continue to spike, and there is more work...

Dallas Stars left wing Jamie Benn (14) gets his glove over the face of Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Jan Rutta (44) during the third period of Game 3 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020, in Edmonton, Alberta. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP)

Like in 2009, back-to-back could tilt this Stanley Cup Final

Sep. 26, 2020 12:28 AM EDT

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Dan Bylsma sees some parallels between this Stanley Cup Final that features games on back-to-back nights and the last time it happened in 2009 when he was the winning coach. After the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Dallas Stars in overtime Friday night, it's right back for Game 5 on...

FILE - In this July 22, 2020, file photo, Tyson Salomon, left, gets a pedicure outside Pampered Hands nail salon in Los Angeles. A steady drop in coronavirus cases across California cleared the way Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020, for the wider reopening of businesses in nine counties, including much of the San Francisco Bay Area, the state's top health official said. Dr. Mark Ghaly, the state health secretary, said nail salons could also reopen with restrictions, though he cautioned that California's reopening must remain

The Latest: Concerns over coronavirus upticks in California

Sep. 25, 2020 9:38 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- California has begun to see concerning upticks in coronavirus data after a period of decline. The state health secretary said Friday that there have been increases in the number of newly confirmed cases, hospital emergency department visits for COVID-19 and new hospitalizations for...

North Dakota health official quits amid quarantine dispute

Sep. 25, 2020 7:47 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Dr. Paul Mariani resigned as North Dakota's top state health officer on Friday, one day after Gov. Doug Burgum reversed himself and rescinded a new order that would have enforced quarantines for close contacts of coronavirus patients. The announcement from Burgum’s office...

North Dakota reports 8 deaths due to COVID-19 complications

Sep. 24, 2020 4:52 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The North Dakota Department of Health on Thursday reported eight additional deaths due to complications from the coronavirus, raising the eight-day total to 34 and the overall total to 212. The latest fatalities included five combined in Burleigh and Morton counties, considered the...

Black man sues Wells Fargo, says he was denied service

Sep. 24, 2020 3:19 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A Portland man has accused Wells Fargo bank of discriminating against him, saying a banker refused to open an account for him after learning he was Black. Paul Dawson filed a lawsuit in Multnomah County on Monday. The “Banking While Black” complaint alleges racial...