Health

Child Autism Center Adds Location in Moorhead

Autism Innovation in Motion works with Autistic kids up to 40 hours a week

MOORHEAD, MN– Autistic children are able to get the support they need with the help of Autism Innovation in Motion. AIM’s facility in Moorhead can help children from the age of a year and a half to 21 develop the skills they need to be successful in everyday life. “It’s really important that we dive into those skills and catch…

LIVE: Pet Connection: Meet Audi

A cat of many contradictions.

You’ll probably notice that Audi’s pretty nervous for his visit to the Morning Show. As a matter of fact, he spent most of his live appearance wailing inconsolably in Emily Welker’s arms, trying to hide his pretty face from the camera. As it turns out, it’s the first in a long line of examples of why Audi’s a cat of…

Fargo Man Makes His 401st Blood Donation

75–year–old Gerry Hamm has been donating blood and platelets since he was in his 20's

FARGO, N.D.– A Fargo man has a history of giving. He’s been donating blood for the last 50 years. 75–year–old Gerry Hamm has been donating blood and platelets since he was in his 20’s. “When I see stories about people that are where they are because they’ve gotten blood donations, it just reinforces to me that’s the thing that I should…

Brain Injury Survivors Make Masks to Represent Their Experiences

The event is part of a project to raise awareness for brain injury

FARGO, N.D. — Art can be very therapeutic, and Sanford is giving brain injury survivors an outlet to get their creative juices flowing. Kathleen Ford suffered from a stroke last year, and art has been part of her life throughout her recovery process. “My kids tell me to hang up so I do,” she said. Now she’s bringing her artistic skills…

LIVE: Canoe Parade Workshop

Are you ready to hit the river?

Are you ready to hit the water for summer recreation fun? Or is your upper-body strength still a little soggy after our long, cold winter huddled indoors? Instead, you can flex your creative muscles before you flex your rowing muscles, with a canoe art event for the whole family. It’s a way to inspire you to get out on the…

Vitalant Looks for Blood Donors as Summer Months Approach

Vitalant serves hospitals in North Dakota, South Dakota and Western Minnesota

FARGO, N.D.– With the unofficial start of summer just ahead, Vitalant is looking for blood donors to help serve nearly 70 area hospitals. Vitalant serves hospitals in North Dakota, South Dakota and Western Minnesota. 20% of Vitalant’s donors are high school and college students. A representative says the summer months are especially important because of people traveling and patients choosing…

Community Honors Fallen Hero with “The Murph” Challenge

People gathered this morning at Fargo's CrossFit Icehouse to complete the challenge for Lt. Michael P. Murphy

FARGO, N.D.– CrossFit fanatics are paying tribute to Lieutenant Michael P. Murphy with “The Murph” workout challenge. People gathered this morning at Fargo’s CrossFit Icehouse to complete the challenge. The Murph includes a one mile run, 100 pull-ups, 200 push-ups, 300 squats and another one mile run. The co-owner says it’s not about doing the entire workout but about honoring…

FDA Wants to Standardize Food Expiration Labels to “Best If Used By”

The agency hopes to cut down on food waste

Most of the food we eat come with expiration dates, but those little numbers don’t always mean the same thing. Many shoppers are confused by the terms on expiration labels. “Some of them say ‘sell by,’ some of them say ‘best by,’ I don’t know what the difference is,” Nicole Mattson of Moorhead said. A new FDA guideline would make…

Local First Responders Lean on Each Other to Help F-M Community

F-M Ambulance does the ground work and communicates with Fargo Sanford Airmed team members

FARGO, N.D.– National EMS Week is wrapping up and F-M Ambulance and Fargo Sanford Airmed are honoring the hard work their first responders put in all year long. A senior director with F-M Ambulance says some days crews respond to more than 100 calls. F-M Ambulance does the ground work and communicates with Airmed team members to airlift patients to…

LIVE: Pet Connection: Meet Mufasa

Get a pouncing lesson from a true expert -- this adorable puppy.

Whether you call it “pouncing,” or jumping up, it can be a divisive issue for dog owners. Some love it and encourage it in their pets. And some can’t stand it and work hard to rid their dogs of the habit. But when it comes to Mufasa, a six-month-old puppy, it’s hard to resist his pouncing. He’s just that cute….