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Walz to Meet Privately with Lawmakers on Insulin Legislation

ST. PAUL, Minn.--Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz is meeting privately with lawmakers about emergency insulin legislation. The meeting is set for Friday at the Capitol. Walz earlier called on House Democratic and Senate Republican leaders to negotiate a compromise between their…

Minnesota Reports 2 More Vaping Related Deaths

MINNEAPOLIS--Minnesota health officials are reporting the state's second and third deaths due to lung illnesses caused by vaping. The Department of Health said Wednesday both deaths involved people over age 50 who died in September after complicated hospitalizations. One had…

LIVE: A Silent Killer Lurking in Your Yard

By now, you've probably spotted them. Their pale heads emerge from the soggy soil, first one, then a handful. Underground, there's an entire network of them... and with every rain, they multiply. A silent march…

Possible Cluster of Vaping-Related Illness Reported in North Dakota

BISMARCK, N.D.--The North Dakota Department of Health has confirmed three cases of vaping-related illness in northeast North Dakota in the last week, indicating a potential cluster. The NDDoH has received seven confirmed, five probable and three suspected reports of vaping-related…

Tips For Healthy Halloween Eating

FARGO, N.D. - 'Tis the season for loads of candy but Sanford Health has some tips for staying healthy this Halloween. Dietitians say that it's difficult to prevent kids from getting their hands on too…

Grand Forks Public Health to Begin Syringe Service Program

GRAND FORKS, N.D.--Grand Forks Public Health is set to begin operation of their Syringe Service Program on Friday, October 18 at 1 p.m. The program will operate as "The Any Positive Change (APC) Project" and seeks to reduce the spread…

LIVE: Picking The Right Medicare Plan

  It can be hard navigating the ever-changing world of Medicare coverage. Seniors might now know which plan will save them the most money. As open enrollment starts Tuesday, October 15th, there’s help on the…

LIVE: Kids and Fear

Halloween is supposed to be scary, but there's one thing every parent fears this time of year: a child who's been truly traumatized by what's supposed to be Halloween fun. It can be anything…

LIVE: Pet Connection: Meet Merlin

Merlin's got this amazing magic trick up his furry sleeve: he'll make you want to snuggle him even when he's trying to convince you to play with him instead. The lively two-year-old came in to…

Officials Link Many Sudden Baby Deaths to Unsafe Sleeping

ST. PAUL, Minn.--Minnesota health officials say the majority of sudden unexplained infant deaths reported in the state in recent years are related to an unsafe sleeping environment. The Department of Health says its research shows 82 percent of 90 sudden…

LIVE: Staying Safe During Halloween Bar Crawls

The great thing about Halloween is that it's a holiday for everyone, including adults. The not-so-great thing? Too many adult beverages, bar crawls, busy downtown traffic, and flimsy costumes in rapidly worsening weather this…

LIVE: Autism at Halloween

Halloween is a fun time for a lot of kids and adults, but for people on the autism spectrum, Halloween can sometimes be a struggle. Costume and makeup textures can be distracting, irritating…

GiGi's Playhouse Hosts 7th Annual Walk & Fest

MOORHEAD, Minn. -- This army is a little different than most. Its youngest member is only 19 months old. "We're here walking for Cohen. Our son, who has Down syndrome," said Cohen's mom and participant…

Community Supports Local Woman's Battle With Cancer

FARGO, N.D. -- Dozens of people across the Fargo–Moorhead area are coming together to support a local family through a silent auction. Dr. Kate Schulz of Prairie Winds Veterinary Center in Fargo lost her son in April due to pregnancy…

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