North Dakota News

Therapy Dogs visit NDSU to help students destress for finals

NDSU Libraries hosted the event with Therapy Pets of the Red River Valley

FARGO, N.D. –With final exams just a week away, North Dakota State is enlisting the help of some fury friends to help students destress. NDSU libraries and Therapy Pets of the Red River Valley brought therapy dogs to campus as a way to give students a chance to get their mind off of studying. The Bison were encouraged to sit…

10-Year-Old West Fargo Girl Collects Food Donations For Birthday

Instead of asking for birthday gifts, Gowri Pillai asks for nonperishable items to donate to the Great Plains Food Bank

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Most kids Gowri Pillai’s age get excited for their birthday. But she gets excited for a different reason than most. “My birthday’s around the time of giving, so we decided it was also a really good time for that,” she says. Gowri turns 11 just two days before Christmas, but she’s not looking for any gifts….

Health Concerns Regarding Frigid Temperatures

Medical professionals say it's possible to get frostbite after 5 minutes of being outside in this cold weather

FARGO, N.D. — The frigid temperatures we’ll be experiencing over the next couple of days are accompanied with health concerns. Those at Sanford say frostbite is the number one concern when it comes to negative temperatures. Family nurse practitioner Autumn Nelson says dressing in layers and minimizing any exposed skin is key. The first signs of frostbite include redness, tingling…

Monday Match

Make a difference in two lives: yours and a child's.

Every Monday we feature an adult and kid who have been matched together by Big Brothers Big Sisters of The Village Family Service Center. Let’s meet this week’s Monday Match, Callahan and Lee: This is their 2nd year being matched in the program. They get together each week at Lee’s school, where they eat lunch and play board games and…

Morning Grain Dryer Fire Involves Several Departments

The Salvation Army used one of its trailers to help frozen firefighters warm up.

CLAY COUNTY, MINN. (KFGO) – Firefighters from Dilworth, Glyndon, and Moorhead battled a grain dryer fire in bitterly cold conditions at a farm 10 miles north of Dilworth early Monday. Those types of fires have been happening often lately as farmers are using the dryers for long periods, drying out their crops as a result of recent wet weather. Clay…

Mr. Grinch Takes A Trip To Visit Fargo Pet Store

During the photo shoot, cash was raised for Minn-Kota Paaws to help people in need

FARGO, N.D. — Puppies, kittens, and families got to meet a very famous mean one who made a trip to Fargo. Mr.Grinch took a trip to the Natural Pet Center to meet people and raise some money for a good cause. Not only could you meet the man in green, you could get a Christmas picture with him too. Although…

Santa Visits Candy Cane Carnival in Fargo

People packed the Avalon Events Center for some holiday fun

FARGO, N.D. — Parents, boys and girls of all ages packed into the Avalon Events Center to stay warm and enjoy some early holiday time together. “It’s a great day to have the families come out and spend time together and do some activities take pictures with Santa, ya know, walk around and just spend time together for the holidays,”…

Local Radio Host Shares Her Story With “Silent Disease”

Endometriosis impacts one in 10 women, but it's rarely talked about

SABIN, Minn. — She’s the familiar voice on WAVE 104.1, but there’s something about Natalie Burbeck that many listeners can’t hear. Burbeck knew from a young age her body was experiencing something different from other girls. “I mean, you would talk with girlfriends about things and you find out, okay, they have these symptoms and you feel like yours are…