Sanford Health, Tri-College University Opening Training Center in 2020

Students will get to practice on mannequin simulators

  FARGO, N.D. — Sanford Health Medical Center on Broadway partners with Tri–College University to turn the Children’s Hospital into a training center. It’s a marriage between five of Fargo–Moorhead’s universities and one of its largest medical facilities. “We’re going to have something that’s truly fantastic. It’s believed to be one of the first, if not the first of its kind,…

MSUM Welcomes New U.S. Citizens with Naturalization Ceremony

Over 100 new U.S. citizens from 34 different countries were naturalized at the ceremony

MOORHEAD, MN–MSUM is taking the time to welcome new U.S. citizens. Over 100 new U.S. citizens from 34 different countries were naturalized at MSUM’s Naturalization Ceremony. Individuals were asked to stand as their home countries were called. The United States District Court, District of Minnesota, naturalized the new citizens. Categories: Community, Minnesota News, Moorhead Tags: countries, minnesota, Minnesota State University…

LIVE: Dancing with the Doctors

Partner up with Sanford docs and help put a stop to substance abuse.

It’s a nighttime event coming up you’re sure to want to put on your pas-de-deux list. Dancing with the Doctors is coming up next Tuesday, September 18th, and it couldn’t come in a more timely fashion. Fargo police just announced that the number of overdoses, including one fatality, in the last 6 weeks is equal to the total number they’ve…

Hundreds of Kids Help to “Reforest the Red”

they planted more than 4,500 trees

FARGO, N.D. — The River Keepers bring hundreds of people together to reforest patches along the Red River. In fact, they found just the right rhythm while planting 4,500 trees and shrubs to areas along the Red River in under 24 hours. “It’s very difficult for this area to naturally regenerate. Deer is one thing and heavy waters is another at certain times…

Metallica Donates $10,000 to Great Plains Food Bank

They were at the Alerus Center on Saturday

FARGO, N.D. — Metallica did a lot more than sing and rock the Alerus Center in Grand Forks this past weekend. The band also donated $10,000 to Great Plains Food Bank. Metallica is stopping at 33 cities on their “WorldWired” tour. They will donate to one food bank at each stop in conjunction with their All Within My Hands Foundation. Metallica…

Moorhead’s Anne Carlsen Center is Minnesota’s First

There are seven in North Dakota

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Minnesota has its very first Anne Carlsen Center. The center is a non–profit providing services to those with developmental disabilities. It specializes in a number of therapies for kids with disabilities from speech and language therapy to occupational and mental health services. Even though the Moorhead location is brand new, their phones are already ringing off the hook….

Nine Volunteers Deploy to East Coast for Hurricane Florence Relief

Volunteers will help distribute food and bulk supplies

FARGO, N.D. — Hurricane Florence is a Category Four storm expected to reach landfall in the Carolinas and Virginia by Thursday. While evacuation orders are in place, brave volunteers heading into the storm. All it took was one ad in the paper. “Red Cross needed help so we said we can do this and then we started taking classes and then…

NDSU Libraries Holds Suicide Prevention Week

They'll be providing resources to students throughout Sept. 9-15

FARGO, N.D. — Your voice is a lot more powerful than you think. It’s the message Prairie St. John’s and NDSU Libraries are sending to students on campus. As part of National Suicide Prevention Week, the organizations are telling them that if they notice a friend, family member or even themselves start to experience signs of depression or anxiety, they shouldn’t…

LIVE: Twinkle Tots

Your toddler is already so bright. Why not help them sparkle like the little stars they are?

If you have a toddler, chances are she or he is the light of your life. And MSUM astronomers are here to help your little star sparkle with excitement to learn about the wonders of space. This weekend, the new program “Twinkle Tots” is on at the MSUM Planetarium for the very smallest scientists in your family, where kids 3…

Out of the Darkness Walk Raises Mental Health Awareness for Fourteenth Year

The walk raised over $100,000 for mental health research and suicide prevention

  FARGO, N.D. — More than 2,000 people are raising awareness about suicide and the importance of mental health for the fourteenth year in a row. The Out of the Darkness walk is meant to remind people there is still hope for those who struggle with a mental illness every day. Organizers of the walk say it’s because of mental health…