Author: Chris Howard

Battling The Stigma Behind Colorectal Cancer

March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month. The disease is commonly thought to be one that only affects older people.

FARGO, N.D. – Sara DCamp was only 33 when she received her diagnosis. “I had many of the red flags, there was rectal bleeding, there was bloating, there was stool blockage, pretty much all of the classic or known symptoms for colorectal cancer,” said Sara DCamp. She was diagnosed with Stage 3 Rectal Cancer in 2016. “I think anyone can…

No Concern for Red River Valley Admist Stock Market Roller Coaster

FARGO, N.D. – The stock market roller coaster continues after coming off it’s worst week since 2008. Speculation about the economic fallout from the Coronavirus led to an extended and punishing sell off by uneasy investors. It’s expected that industries that rely on tourism, such as the airline and hotel industries, will continue to suffer. People with Legacy Wealth Management…

Race for MN House District 4A Seat Heats Up

MOORHEAD, Minn. – The race for Moorhead’s seat in the State House has certainly been an interesting one, with one candidate already dropping out, and an additional three joining the race. Mara Morken announced her intentions to run on February 18th, gaining support quickly from community members and even former Moorhead Mayor Del Rae Williams. She quickly ended her campaign…

NDSU Students Freeze For Change

FARGO, N.D. – Members of the Alpha Tau Omega fraternity and Kappa Delta sorority at NDSU are teaming up for their annual Freeze-A-Thon. All week, for 120 hours straight, members of the organizations will be standing at the corner of 12th Avenue North and University Drive. They are collecting donations for the non-profit Down Home. They help families in Cass…

West Fargo K9s gifted bulletproof vests

WEST FARGO, N.D. – West Fargo Police Department’s K9s Macho and Brewtus are sporting new vests. They received these bullet and stab protective vests from the Massachusetts Non-Profit Vested Interest in K9s. The non-profit’s mission is to provide vests and other kinds of assistance to dogs of law enforcement throughout the U.S. Vests are provided to actively employed dogs and…

Cass County Human Services Brings On New Director

Cass County has been working to fix deep rooted issues within it's Human Services department since an investigation last October turned up evidence of a hostile work environment.

FARGO, N.D. – In October, a resignation letter containing allegations that Cass County Human Services was a ‘hostile workplace’, and that employees were being bullied by managers, would launch a full blown investigation. The author of that letter, Jennifer Aldinger, stated that the case load for workers was far above average, with workers receiving 70 cases over a two month…

Kids Celebrate National Engineers Week

FARGO, N.D. – Fargo Public Library and NDSU School of Engineering teamed up to teach kids a little bit about engineering. To celebrate National Engineers Week, kids ages 7 to 10 are learning about the contributions of engineers to our society. Activities included a reading of the children’s book ‘Rosie Revere, Engineer’, and a construction competition where kids built towers…

Moorhead’s Veterans Memorial Walk of Flags honors presidents who served

MOORHEAD, Minn. – The Veterans Memorial Walk Of Flags in Moorhead is celebrating President’s Day with a new addition: an ice sculpture. The sculpture is meant to honor the 26 presidents who served in the military. The public is always invited to see both the sculpture and veterans memorial, where each flag contains the name of a veteran. The memorial…

Students Attend MSUM Preview Day

MOORHEAD, Minn. – Potential MSUM students are given a taste of the college experience as part of the universities Preview Day. 60 students were taken on a tour of the campus and dorms. They had the opportunity to meet faculty and department directors to discuss what their future in the program would look like. They also learned about student service…

Congressman Kelly Armstrong Launches Re-Election Campaign

His campaign promises to address many bipartisan issues, as well as what he says matters most to North Dakotans.

FARGO, N.D. – Congressman Kelly Armstrong launched his re-election campaign with the same slogan from the last campaign, ‘Let’s Get To Work’. “As somebody who served on the judiciary committee, we have done no work in two years on the judiciary committee. All we have done is partisan impeachment. That’s it. That’s all we’ve done for two years. ‘Let’s Get…