Angela Shen

Tips For Staying Safe in the Heat

People should know the signs of heat illness

FARGO, N.D. — With warm temperatures coming up, people are reminded stay safe when going outside. To avoid suffering from heat illness, people should know the symptoms and be prepared beforehand. Heat exhaustion could be happening if someone feels dizzy and lightheaded and has a rapid pulse and breathing. Signs of heat stroke include your body not sweating, loss of…

Sanford Opens Breast Milk Donation Center

Excess milk from mothers will go towards babies in NICUs

FARGO, N.D. — Sanford is starting a milk drop–off center for mothers who want to donate excess breast milk. Milk collected at Sanford’s Southpointe Clinic will be sent to a Colorado–based non–profit, which will test and distribute the milk to babies across the country. It will go to infants whose mothers aren’t able to meet the baby’s milk needs. Women who…

Fargo Recognizes Emerald Ash Borer Awareness Week

People are asked to buy wood locally to avoid spreading the pest

FARGO, N.D. — The city of Fargo is working to protect trees from a pest called Emerald Ash Borer (EAB). EAB kills ash trees specifically by feeding on the layer of wood that moves water and nutrients through the tree. It can be spread when people move wood from one affected area to another. “The pest is being carried by firewood…

Third Graders Perform at One Million Cups

They sang about subjects they learned throughout the school year

FARGO, N.D. — Third graders from Clara Barton Elementary got to show off what they’ve learned this school year by singing songs for the community. The songs covered a variety of subjects, from literacy to geography to social studies. Kids in Cheryl Bombenger’s class researched each of the topics they sang about as they learned them throughout the school year. The…

Man Arrested in South Fargo Drug Bust

Police seized several weapons and drugs during the raid

FARGO, N.D. — A man has been arrested after an early morning drug bust in South Fargo. Fargo Police, the Cass County Drug Task Force, and the DEA executed a search warrant at 1019 4th Ave. South. The Red River Valley SWAT Team was called to help because one of the suspects had a lengthy criminal history including violence. “The SWAT…

Essentia Holds Open House for New Equipment

Numerous items are available from wheelchairs to food pumps to custom prosthetics

FARGO, N.D. — Essentia Health Medical Equipment and Supplies hosted an open house to showcase its products. Numerous items were available from wheelchairs to food pumps to custom prosthetics. Anyone in the community can purchase equipment from the facility, regardless of what provider they’re seeing. Guests could also tour the building, network with the medical supplies team, and see demonstrations of…

Kids at Shou Shu Martial Arts Learn to Fight Against Kidnappers

Kids were able to have fun while learning important techniques

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Kids at Shou Shu Martial Arts got the chance to learn how to defend themselves in case they come face to face with an attacker. The head instructor, Alexis Potter, says it’s important to be prepared in case something bad happens. “Every day you hear about bad things, and it’s super unfortunate that it happens. That’s why we’re…

Budweiser Clydesdales Celebrate Armed Forces Day With Parade

They started on Main Ave marched to Sheyenne Street

WEST FARGO, N.D. — The world–famous Budweiser Clydesdales celebrated Armed Forces Day with a parade. The Clydesdales started at Busch Agricultural Resources on Main Avenue and ended at the VFW on Sheyenne Street to honor veterans. People got to see the horses up close and get pictures as they stopped at Main and Sheyenne. In order to be part of the…

Team CCRI Takes on the Fargo Marathon 5K

The team has about 200 people, and they've been doing the marathon for nine years

FARGO, N.D. — Team CCRI took on the Fargo Marathon 5K. CCRI, or Creative Care for Reaching Independence, is a non–profit that helps people with disabilities. The team had about 200 hundred people take part in the race, and this is the ninth year they’ve been doing it. Some participants have done it all nine years, or as Shena Holtgrewe describes…

Sanford Health Gives Away Free Cheer Gear for the Fargo Marathon

Cowbells, clappers, and signs are available

FARGO, N.D. — If you’re going to be cheering someone on at the Fargo Marathon this weekend, make sure you have your cheer gear ready to go! Sanford Health is giving away free cheer gear from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. tomorrow at Sanford’s Athletic Complex near NDSU. Cowbells, clappers, and signs are available, and they will be given away on…