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Why Your Veterinarian May Send You to the Pharmacy

Some medications are not available for pick up at the vet

NORTH DAKOTA — Pet owners are being sent to the pharmacy instead of their vet to get medications As of April 1st, the North Dakota Board of Pharmacy has enforced stricter laws when it comes to some medications. Specifically, compound medications, or dispensing a drug in a different form. “There was no allowance for the veterinarian previous to us creating…

Jeremiah Program Hoping to Help Single Mothers Finish College

The new Jeremiah Program center is set to open in early 2018 with a 20-unit complex and a child care facility

FARGO, N.D. — A child care service that many low–income families have relied on is closing soon. The Jeremiah Program is breaking ground next month on a new project, but will the new facility fit the needs of those left behind? When Nokomis Child Care Center announced it was closing at the end of June, in part to a lack…

High-Risk Sex Offender on the Move in Moorhead

A public notification meeting is not planned at this time

  MOORHEAD, Minn. — A high-risk sex offender is on the move in Moorhead. Police say Eric Fanning will be living in the 300 block of 14th Street South. Fanning engaged in sexual contact by force with three adult females on separate occasions. The women were unknown to him. A public notification meeting is not planned at this time. Categories:…

Fargo Marathon: Youth Run Not About Breaking Records

Kids get a chance to run like the marathoners in the 13th annual Youth Run

FARGO, N.D. — Thousands of kids tied up the running shoe laces for the 13th annual Fargo Marathon Youth Run. The world record for running a half mile is roughly one minute and 41 seconds. “I’m so excited,” exclaimed Kelsey Pfeifer, a young half mile marathon runner. But the Youth Run is not about breaking records. “I like that you can…

Fargo Running Company Gears Up for Fargo Marathon

Runners in the F-M Area Participate in Group Runs to Help Prepare Them For the Fargo Marathon

FARGO, ND — Some local marathon runners met up bright and early this morning to get some last minute training in before the big race. The Fargo Running Company has a running club that encourages community members to work out together. Many of the runners that come to the club are participating in the marathon and have used these weekly…

The Salvation Army’s “Canteen” Gets an Upgrade

A van which gives cooked meals and other resources to disaster victims is new and improved

FARGO, N.D. — Disaster relief just got a facelift in the FM area, thanks to a new canteen. The Salvation Army dedicated their new and improved “canteen” unit, upgrading an 18 year old mobile kitchen. It can provide cooked meals, water, blankets and other supplies to people affected by disasters in Cass and Clay counties. Major Byron Medlock with the…

Gov. Dayton Signs Real ID Bill into Law

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — Gov. Dayton has signed the Real ID bill into law while battling over the budget. Its passage allows the state to get an extension to continue using standard driver’s licenses to board planes until October 2020. State officials expect to begin issuing the new IDs sometime next year. Meanwhile, the Democratic governor and Republican legislative…

ND Government Employees Willing to Take Voluntary Buyouts

Agencies told employees the buyouts might limit the need for layoffs

  BISMARCK, ND — About 100 employees from cabinet-level agencies in North Dakota state government have expressed interest in taking voluntary buyouts to help with the state’s struggling finances. Gov. Burgum gave agency heads in April the option to offer buyouts to employees and letters went out to some 3,600 with the offer. Agencies told employees the buyouts might limit…

McDonald’s Changing Vanilla Soft Serve Ice Cream

This will affect at least 60 percent of McDonald's desserts

  NATIONAL — Healthy Food Lovers…McDonald’s is sweetening the pot…hoping you’ll give their new ice cream a shot. The restaurant giant announces it is revamping all of their ice cream treats by removing artificial flavors, colors and preservatives from its vanilla soft serve. This will affect at least 60 percent of McDonald’s desserts. Restaurant officials say the chocolate and strawberry…

Lincoln Elementary Students Set Up a One-Stop Dime Shop

As part of a math lesson, students transformed their classroom into a store

FARGO, ND– Second graders at Lincoln Elementary School set up shop and are ready for business. As part of a math lesson, students transformed their classroom into a store. Throughout the last few weeks, the second graders have been earning money by doing chores at home. The students then get the option to spend what they made on items donated…