Health

Health Concerns Regarding Frigid Temperatures

Medical professionals say it's possible to get frostbite after 5 minutes of being outside in this cold weather

FARGO, N.D. — The frigid temperatures we’ll be experiencing over the next couple of days are accompanied with health concerns. Those at Sanford say frostbite is the number one concern when it comes to negative temperatures. Family nurse practitioner Autumn Nelson says dressing in layers and minimizing any exposed skin is key. The first signs of frostbite include redness, tingling…

Local Radio Host Shares Her Story With “Silent Disease”

Endometriosis impacts one in 10 women, but it's rarely talked about

SABIN, Minn. — She’s the familiar voice on WAVE 104.1, but there’s something about Natalie Burbeck that many listeners can’t hear. Burbeck knew from a young age her body was experiencing something different from other girls. “I mean, you would talk with girlfriends about things and you find out, okay, they have these symptoms and you feel like yours are…

West Fargo Public Schools encourages people to speak up about mental health

A student success forum was held with keynote speaker and mental health advocate Jeff Yalden

FARGO, N.D. — It’s not rare for teenagers to have to deal with mental health, but unfortunately, it is less common to hear those same people address their issues. “Kids don’t open up because they are afraid that you’re going to judge them, that you are not going to validate their thoughts and their feelings,” mental health advocate Jeff Yalden…

Pet Connection: Meet the Monitors

These cute little babies are going to need a lot of extra room someday.

Ah, babies. What’s not to love? They’re tiny, they’re cuddly, and they look to you for all the affection, education and life lessons they need to grow up big and strong someday. That’s true just as much for this pair of infant monitor lizards who are looking for their forever home. This tiny pair came into Kritter Krazy exotic pet…

NDSU’s “Clean Eats” provides healthy, allergen-friendly options for students

The first-year program's menu is served at the West Dining Hall

FARGO, N.D. — The goal of the Clean Eats Program at NDSU is simple; make food that tastes good, but is allergy friendly as well. The dining menu located inside the West Dining Hall is aimed at providing full plates of food for those with dietary restrictions. All food served is made from scratch and is free of the top…

LIVE: Pet Connection: Meet Petunia

A sweet little flower that will make your heart bloom with love.

This Thanksgiving, we’ve got a lot to be thankful for on the Morning Show. One of the biggest reasons is that we’re introducing you to a brand new local pet rescue organization for our Pet Connection Thursdays. Petunia, a guinea pig, is the first pet we’re sharing from Kritter Krazy Animal Assistance Exotic and Reptile Rescue. She came in with…

Fargo City Commissioner John Strand Encourages Climate Change Discussion

Commissioner Strand held a town hall meeting for people to voice their concerns on the issue

FARGO, N.D. –The actions we take now will likely have an effect on those who come after us. There is maybe no example where that is more true than in the case of climate change. Fargo City Commissioner John Strand wanted to give those individuals a chance to share their concerns on the issue In a town hall meeting, the…

How to eat healthy this Thanksgiving

FARGO, N.D. – Food comas after eating a lot of turkey and pumpkin pie and sitting in front of the TV may be in our future. But there are a few ways you can be healthy this holiday season. Dietitians at Sanford say that healthy eating during the holidays comes down to portion control, and altering recipes so that you…

West Fargo Packers Hockey Team’s Pancake Fundraiser

The group also set up a silent auction table with proceeds going back to the team for equipment and any other needs.

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Scrambled eggs, hot sausages and fresh pancakes all for raising money. It’s all a part of The West Fargo Packers Boys Hockey Pancake fundraiser. The team and community members packed into the West Fargo VFW asking for free will donations for any hungry faces that wanted to give. The group also set up a silent auction…

Hoof Beats For Healing Hosts Fundraiser

This is the organization's first time running the fundraiser

FARGO, N.D. — Hoof Beats for healing is a non–profit organization dedicated to getting its patients a different kind of treatment through Equine Assisted Therapy. “The results are just phenomenal, what would take months or years in traditional therapy we are seeing in weeks or months with the horses.” The organization says a part of the miraculous effects of the…