animals

Red River Zoo Calling all Pokemon Go Trainers for Game’s New Updates

They have two gymnasiums and seven different Pokestops for people to rack up points

FARGO, N.D. — For all you Pokemon Go players out there, Red River Zoo is luring in all trainers with the games latest updates! Exciting changes to the game are attracting fans to once again ‘catch–em–all’. The zoo hosted a Pokemon Go Social where lures were set up at various Pokestops between 1 and 4:30 pm and people won prices…

Homeward Animal Shelter Holds “Spay-ghetti & No Balls” Lunch

Homeward stresses the importance of spaying and neutering

FARGO, N.D. — Homeward Animal Shelter held its annual “Spay–ghetti and No Balls” Lunch. The event was to raise money and spread awareness about the importance of spaying and neutering. The shelter is committed to preventing animal overpopulation so fewer animals go without homes. Homeward is a “no kill” shelter, and they spay and neuter all animals six months and older…

El Zagal Shrine Circus Dazzles People of All Ages

The circus features all the classic favorites

FARGO, N.D. — If you want some fun for the whole family this weekend, the El Zagal Shrine Circus is happening at the Fargodome. “It’s really amazing. It’s once in a lifetime. So you don’t want to miss it,” said Steve Jones, a 10-year old attending the circus. He, like many other kids, have been seeing the show year after year….

NDSU’s Darwin Day Teaches Community About Life Sciences

The biology department celebrates Charles Darwin's birthday

  FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State University’s biology department celebrated Charles Darwin’s birthday today with Darwin Day. “Darwin Day started to become really popular about 2009, when it would’ve been Darwin’s 200th birthday. I think that people are also trying to bring awareness about science,” said Kendra Greenlee, a biological science professor. Plants, snakes, and even some dancing dinosaurs—they…

Former Moorhead Man Accused of Torturing Cats Suspected of Looking for New Pets

Jalen Greer now lives in the Rapid City area

RAPID CITY, S.D. — Police in South Dakota are investigating whether a former Moorhead man accused of torturing and killing cats has been attempting to adopt more pets. Jalen Greer now lives in the Rapid City area. A Craigslist ad there warns that Greer tried to adopt a pet from the Sturgis/Meade County Animal Shelter. He was sentenced to two…

Investigators Release Possible Cause of Fire that Destroyed Jennie-O Turkey Barn in New York Mills

The barn was fully engulfed

  NEW YORK MILLS, Minn. — Investigators have released more details of a fire that destroyed a Jennie-O turkey barn in New York Mills. The Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office says the fire likely was started by a propane heater in the barn. Fire crews responded to the fire just after midnight. The barn was fully engulfed. There were no…

North Dakota’s Coyote Catalog Activated for Sixth Year

Anyone who registered in previous years needs to sign up again

Courtesy: ND Game and Fish Department  NORTH DAKOTA — A program in North Dakota that connects coyote hunters and trappers with landowners who are having problems with the animals has been activated for a sixth year. The Coyote Catalog is a partnership of the state Agriculture and Game and Fish departments. Last year, about 30 landowners and more than 500…

Former Moorhead Man Sentenced in Cat Killing Case

He will not be allowed to own any animals during that time

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A former Moorhead man has been sentenced for torturing and killing three cats in January. Jalen Greer of Rapid City was ordered to serve 60 days in jail and two years of supervised probation. He will not be allowed to own any animals during that time. Greer entered an Alford plea in September to one count of…

Go Behind the Scenes at Wahpeton’s Chahinkapa Zoo

The Chahinkapa Zoo Offers Personalized Tours For Any Occasion

WAHPETON, ND — If you’ve always wanted to get up close and personal with exotic animals now is your chance. The Chahinkapa Zoo in Wahpeton is taking you behind the scenes. You can take a personalized tour where you can do things such as feed lemurs, kangaroos, calves, or spend time with Tal the orangutan. Zoo staff says they can…

LIVE: The Chahinkapa Zoo

KVRR's Jackie Kelly Learns How You Can Go Behind The Scenes At The Zoo

KVRR’s Jackie Kelly talks with the Chahinkapa Zoo’s Director, Kathy Diekman, about how you can get a behind the scenes look at the zoo. For more information click here. Categories: Morning – Features, Morning – In The Community Tags: animals, behind the scenes, chahinkapa zoo, zoo