Health Matters

LIVE: Unglued Craft Fest

We're making messes and rolling with the crafty types on the Morning Show.

If you’re feeling a little bit creative or just want to be inspired by folks who are, search no further than the Plains Art Museum this weekend. That’s where the 8th Annual Unglued Craft Fest will gather arts and crafts appreciators from all over the region to explore, admire, and create some of their very own foods, goods and crafts…

Sanford Takes Part in Cardiac Rehab Challenge

The challenge involves logging miles on a treadmill

FARGO, N.D. — Sanford Health took part in the annual Cardiac Rehab Challenge. The challenge lets cardiac rehab programs from around the upper Midwest compete by logging miles on a treadmill. Both staff members and patients can take part. The goal is to raise awareness about the importance of physical activity while preventing, or recovering, from heart disease. “There’s nothing better…

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….

Going Green

Can you choose greener technologies without it costing all the green in your wallet?

Everywhere you look, it seems like someone’s telling you to go green — buy organic products, reduce your carbon footprint by shopping locally, replacing your old gas guzzler with a hybrid or electric car. But buying green can often cost more than traditional technologies. Local cities and companies are making green work: the city of Fargo harvests landfill gas and…

Fargo Could Get First Needle Exchange Program Within Next Few Months

The program could be in place by mid-March

FARGO, N.D. — A needle exchange program may be the first of its kind in downtown Fargo, but it’ll be modeled after Moorhead’s Good Neighbor Project. “I think there has been a lot of success from the Moorhead Good Neighbor Project. We want to expand and we know people from Fargo have been using that location in Moorhead,” said Dr. John…

Davies High School Students Pedal Out Muscular Dystrophy One Cycle At A Time

they raised $950 for two kids with the rare disease to go to a summer camp

  WEST FARGO, N.D. — Students at Davies High School are trying to pedal out muscular dystrophy one cycle at a time. Fargo is what some call a big, small town. “It’s got a high population but everybody knows somebody. There’s always ties to somebody. When someone needs help we all come together and help,” Jodi Roper, Cyclebar owner. Now students from…

Governor Burgum Served, Says He Will Respond “Firmly”

It stems from the governor using his line-item veto power to change parts of several spending bills after the Legislature adjourned in April

  BISMARCK, ND — Gov. Doug Burgum says he will “respond accordingly and firmly” to a lawsuit filed by the Republican-led Legislature challenging his veto powers. Gov. Burgum was served with the lawsuit today. It stems from the governor using his line-item veto power to change parts of several spending bills after the Legislature adjourned in April. Gov. Burgum says…

Investigators Determine Cause of Arthur’s Barn Fire

The barn was a total loss

  ARTHUR, ND — Investigators have new information on the fire that destroyed a popular spot near Arthur. An electrical malfunction has been determined as the cause of a fire that destroyed a popular entertainment venue in rural Cass County. The sheriff’s office and the State Fire Marshall say the fire at Arthur’s Barn started on the ground level of…