Health

Public Hearing on North Dakota’s Medical Marijuana Administrative Rules

Residents of Cass County Speak to North Dakota Health Officials About the State's Medical Marijuana Law

FARGO, ND — North Dakota Health Officials held a public hearing to let community members give their input on the administrative rules for the state’s medical marijuana law. The law was approved in November of 2016 and has not yet been implemented. “I myself am a medical cannabis card holder,” said Ralph Reynolds, who lives in Fargo. “I have it…

Minnesota Seeing a Rise in Chickenpox Cases

One Hennepin County school is dealing with an outbreak of 15 cases and another school in Stearns County is dealing with six cases

  HENNEPIN COUNTY, Minn. — Cases of chickenpox are continuing to grow in Minnesota. The state department of health states nearly 400 cases have been reported, which is the highest number since 2013 when there were 480 cases reported in the year. One Hennepin County school is dealing with an outbreak of 15 cases and another school in Stearns County…

Bismarck City Officials Working to Find Ways for Help the Homeless

The United Way has been helping since the closure

  BISMARCK, ND — Bismarck city officials are trying to find new ways of helping the homeless population after the closure of the men’s shelter. The City Commission is working with its budget committee to see how much money they would need to get a shelter up and running. They are hoping to be able to find between $5,000 and…

Pet Connection: Meet Tesha

This old girl is learning some new tricks -- like how to get around on three legs.

Who says you can’t teach an old dog new tricks? Not Tesha, that’s for sure. The 8-year-old German Shepherd is recovering from a recent amputation of her right forelimb. While a lot of us would feel pretty sorry for ourselves after facing such a huge medical ordeal, Tesha’s sweet personality has come through her surgery intact. After all, it’s better…

Grand Forks CodeRed Alert System Changes Numbers

Starting today, the number for the CodeRed alert will change to 76993

  GRAND FORKS, ND — Grand Forks city officials want you to know about a change in the CodeRed alert system. Starting today, the number for the CodeRed alert will change to 76993. These alerts come from the city of Grand Forks and are ways emergency services can get messages out to the public quickly and efficiently. These messages include…

Family of NDSCS Student Inviting Campus Community to His Visitation

The family is encouraging people to wear purple in honor of suicide awareness

  WAHPETON, ND — The family of Nathan Gossett is inviting the NDSCS community to his visitation. The 18-year-old student was found dead in his dorm room on Monday. The visitation is Friday 2-7 pm at Joseph Vertin and Sons Funeral Home in Breckenridge. The family is encouraging people to wear purple in honor of suicide awareness. Counseling services are…

New iPhone Emergency Features Could Help Save Lives

The iPhone has recently come out with some features to help you in the case of an emergency

FARGO, ND —┬áThe iPhone has recently come out with some features to help you in the case of an emergency. Our phones usually don’t leave our hands, our pockets or our sight. We are constantly using them to talk to our friends and answer work emails, but in this technological world we live in, they could also be a life…

Minnesota Places Restrictions on Use of Dicamba Herbicide

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture has set a June 20 cut-off date for applying the herbicide

  MINNESOTA — Minnesota has announced restrictions on the use of the herbicide dicamba for 2018. It comes in response to complaints by soybean growers across the country that it harmed their crops this year. The Minnesota Department of Agriculture has set a June 20 cut-off date for applying the herbicide. They also prohibit applications when the temperature or forecast…

Firehouse Subs, Hungry Donors Help Keep West Fargo Fire and Rescue Safe While on the Job

The West Fargo Fire Department has received four task force kits, eight hard armor plates, four ballistic helmets, one trauma bag and nine identification panels

WEST FARGO, ND — Firehouse Subs has granted West Fargo Fire and Rescue almost $10,000 for new life saving equipment. They have received four task force kits, eight hard armor plates, four ballistic helmets, one trauma bag and nine identification panels. The equipment will be used in the case of an active shooter situation and provides protection and aid for…

Interested in Growing Hemp in North Dakota?

Next year will be the third year of the state's industrial hemp research program

BISMARCK, ND — North Dakota’s Agriculture Department is hosting a meeting for people interested in growing industrial hemp. The meeting will be held at 10 a.m. Friday in the Brynhild Haugland Room at the state Capitol in Bismarck. Next year will be the third year of the state’s industrial hemp research program. Its goal is to determine whether hemp can…