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Natural Grocers Helping People to Stay Healthy Rest of Winter Season

classes are held twice a week

FARGO, N.D. — For anyone that wants to avoid getting the flu this winter, Natural Grocers is offering a helping hand. They held a class to teach people how to stay healthy throughout the winter. Ways to do so include getting plenty of sleep and eating fruits and vegetables with lots of vitamin C. Experts recommend “not” drinking dairy or orange…

Thirty-Thousand Barrel, Diesel Fuel Tank Catches Fire In West Fargo

It took fire crews up to eight hours to extinguish the flames

WEST FARGO, N.D. — People in West Fargo woke up to an alert telling them to stay inside, after a diesel tank fire sent out smoke circulating in the air for miles. The shelter advisory lasted for hours as fire crews worked to put out the flames. “It’s kind of scary and kind of amazing at the same time. Amazing that…

Hispanics For Democracy is Trying to Get More People Out to Vote

They want to change things like education, healthcare and immigration

FARGO, N.D. — Reports show not many Hispanic people vote which is why one local group is trying to change that. Hispanics for Democracy offer classes for Hispanic immigrants who have not yet received their citizenship so they can vote. The group also speaks to people about how voting will allow them to get people in office who will make a…

Second Annual “Go Red For Women” Aims to Prevent Heart Disease

Close to 200 people showed up to the luncheon downtown Fargo

FARGO, N.D. — One woman dies every 80 seconds from a heart attack or stroke. In order to lower that statistic, the American Heart Association hosted their second annual “Go Red For Women” event. Holly Hoffman knows what it means to be a survivor, literally. Out of 100,000 applications, she and 19 other people were chosen to be on the T.V….

Fargo, West Fargo, Moorhead Public Schools Pushing For New Security Protocol

they will start new drills in the spring

FARGO, N.D. — With the 18 school shootings that have happened so far in 2018, Fargo, West Fargo and Moorhead Public Schools are pushing even more for a new security protocol. Before the summer of 2017, the schools used the traditional approach which included locking the door and hiding in the room. They have since been training staff how to do…

“Ashes To Go” Provides Convenient, Welcoming Celebration of Ash Wednesday

This is the second year in a row it was held downtown Fargo

FARGO, N.D. — It can be tough to figure out when you’re going to get ashes on Ash Wednesday when you have a busy schedule. Thankfully, two churches had a quick fix for those trying to find the time. You didn’t even have to go to church to get blessed with ashes this Ash Wednesday. “We believe that God welcomes everyone…

Hector International Airport To Begin Construction On Skyway In 2019

it's expected to be completed in 2020

FARGO, N.D. — In the next few years, you won’t have to walk outside to get from the parking lot to your terminal at Hector International Airport. The Airport will start construction in early 2019 on a skyway costing between $13-15 million. But get this, it won’t cost taxpayers a single cent. “The skyway is eligible for 90 percent of federal…

Minnesota Cracking Down On Major Marijuana Busts

they've noticed less people are trying to hide the drugs in their cars

MINNESOTA — In the past two months, Minnesota State Patrol has seized more than 500 pounds of marijuana combined between busts in Otter Tail County and Alexandria. In two of the three instances, K-9 units were used to find the drugs. Fifteen troopers across the state have a dog assigned to them. Although they train the dogs to sniff the vehicles…

Customer Disarms Robber at Southpointe Tesoro

Suspect Was Arrested Hours Later

FARGO, N.D. — When it comes to our survival, there’s one thing we all have in common: the fight or flight response. “Everybody has that no matter if you’re trained or not. It tries to pick the best way to handle a situation. For some people, I’ve seen situations where the most unlikely of persons ends up being the hero or…

Lewis and Clark Elementary Students Asking Community for Teddy Bear Donations

they are trying to collect more than 500 stuffed animals for kids in Fargo-Moorhead who need some extra comfort

FARGO, N.D. — Lewis and Clark Elementary students are trying to spread a little more kindness around with the help of some teddy bears. The school is trying to collect stuffed animals for local children who need some comfort during times of crisis. Last year, students collected more than 550 bears. Anyone can drop off teddy bears at Lewis and Clark…