Health

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…

Showing Sanford Children that Disabilities Won’t Stop Them From Enjoying the Holidays

It's perfect to be able to do this without the crowding of the mall

FARGO, ND — For families that have a child with disabilities, getting in and out of the mall to shop or take a picture with Santa is not always easy. Those at Sanford know the toll it takes on these families. For some, the hectic holiday season can be enjoyable. For others, the hustle and bustle can take away some…

West Fargo Family’s House Struck by Vehicle

When officers arrived, they found a man behind the wheel who had experienced an unknown medical condition

WEST FARGO, ND — A family in West Fargo is cleaning up after a vehicle struck their house Saturday night. When officers arrived, they found a man behind the wheel who had experienced an unknown medical condition. There is significant damage to both the home and the vehicle. The driver was taken to a local hospital with unknown injuries. There…

Lab Fire at NDSU Closes Science Building for the Weekend

On Saturday night, Fargo firefighters put out a fire in a science lab where several chemicals were found

  FARGO, ND — A lab fire on the NDSU campus has closed Dunbar Hall for the rest of the weekend. On Saturday night, Fargo firefighters put out a fire in a science lab where several chemicals were found. The department’s hazardous materials team verified the chemicals found were not hazardous. There was significant fire damage in the lab and…

Pet Connection: Meet Murphy

With his snow-white fur and senior status, he's kind of the Santa of dogs.

Murphy the Maltese mix might just be the perfect dog for the holiday season. With his soft white fur and big brown eyes, he could be a tiny little Saint Nick — or maybe just an animated cotton ball. Murphy, at 14, was given up by a family who couldn’t care for him any longer, and he’s looking for a…

NDSU School of Nursing Hosts Opioid Crisis Awareness Panel

NDSU School of Nursing Students Learn More About the Opioid Crisis in the Metro Through Experts

FARGO, ND — NDSU nursing students learned more about the opioid crisis happening in our area. The first annual Opioid Crisis Awareness panel brought in multiple experts on the disease to talk with students about the crisis. The panel is now part of the undergrads curriculum. It was put in place to make students more aware of the crisis that…

MSUM Dance Marathon Hosts Holiday Blood Drive

A blood drive was hosted by MSUM Dance Marathon and United Blood Services

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Students at MSUM are helping save lives this holiday season by donating blood. A blood drive was hosted by MSUM Dance Marathon and United Blood Services. UBS hosts blood drives throughout the community nearly every day to keep up with the supply needed for the 70 hospitals in the area that they support. During the holidays, UBS…

Hacker Demanding Ransom from Minnesota-Based Fertility Clinic

They say there is no evidence that the compromised information has been misused

  EDINA, Minn. — A hacker is demanding a ransom after accessing the personal information of thousands of patients at a Minnesota fertility clinic. CCRM, the company that runs the facility in Edina, says nearly 3,300 patients of the clinic have been “potentially affected.” The company notified patients after discovering in October that its computer server had been hit by…

Great Plains Food Bank Pop-Up Truck Making a Stop in Hillsboro

Anyone in need of food assistance in the community or neighboring communities is welcome to attend and receive food at no cost

  HILLSBORO, ND — Trucks supplying free fresh fruit, vegetables, meats and more will be in Hillsboro on Friday. It’s part of the Great Plains Food Bank Pop-up Perishable Food Program. The above picture is from their pop-up visit to Moorhead High School in August. Anyone in need of food assistance in the community or neighboring communities is welcome to…