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Several Families Welcome Babies on New Year’s Day

One New Year's Baby even shares a birthday with her mom

FARGO, N.D. — Several families are celebrating the start of a new life along with the new year. “I was in the middle of a contraction and heard someone say, ‘oh it’s 2019,’ so not what I expected for a celebration,” Brittany Nygaard, a new mom, said. That’s certainly not a typical way to ring in the new year. After being…

Minnesota Family, Fans of the Vikings, Hoping for Their Own “Minnesota Miracle”

Now, one fan family is hoping for a miracle of their own. KMSP Fox 9 Reporter Leah Beno has their story from Minneapolis.

MINNEAPOLIS — It’s called the “Minnesota Miracle” and we’ve seen the replay two, 10, er…100 times. The Vikings win last week was done in stunning fashion after wide receiver Stefon Diggs caught an unbelievable pass from quarterback Case Keenum and cemented his place in NFL history. Now, one fan family is hoping for a miracle of their own. One that…

The Biz: Retirement, Airlines, Contraception App Oops and Ordering Off of the Harry Potter Secret Menu at Starbucks

You have to know the magic spell...er...ingredients and order them that way

NATIONAL — If you’re looking to retire in 2018 then you may not have to go far to find the best place to live. According to a new report from wallethub.com, one of the top five states in the U.S. to retire this year is South Dakota. The report states the findings are based on affordability, quality of life and…

Baby Love! Local Families Welcome Bundles of Joy on New Year’s Day

Within the first half hour of the New Year, we welcomed the first baby of 2018 in the metro into the world

FARGO, ND — It’s the start of the New Year for all of us, but for some families, it’s the start of a new life. Within the first half hour of the New Year, we welcomed the first baby of 2018 in the metro into the world. Just a few hours later, another family welcomed their bundle of joy into…

Block E Breaks Ground in Downtown Moorhead

The City of Moorhead, FiveStone Development, Epic Management and Eventide have had years of planning in this public/private partnership

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A ground breaking was held to celebrate a new mixed–use building in Moorhead. Block E is on the corner of 8th Street and Main Avenue. The City of Moorhead, FiveStone Development, Epic Management and Eventide have had years of planning in this public/private partnership. It will serve as an anchor to Eventide’s corporate office while also being…

Survey: Fewer Pregnant Women Smoking in North Dakota

The CDC says the national smoking rate for pregnant women is 8.4 percent

  NORTH DAKOTA — State health officials say fewer pregnant women are smoking in North Dakota. The Department of Health’s birth certificate records show the state had a pregnancy smoking rate of 11.6 percent in 2016. That’s down from 13.8 percent in 2015. The CDC says the national smoking rate for pregnant women is 8.4 percent. Health officials also say…

Oh Baby! West Fargo Police Officers “Dive In” and Help Deliver Bundle of Joy

Stephani Krueger, who lives in Valley City, wasn't expecting her baby for another two weeks.

WEST FARGO, ND — Two West Fargo Police Officers were faced with a unique task while on the job last night. What started as a 911 call turned into the officers delivering a baby from inside of a family’s home. “I was kind of crossing my fingers and said ‘hey we’ll wait for the ambulance to get here because they’re…

Tortilla to Toast to Sonogram: Family Believes Holy Image of Jesus Kept Baby Healthy

The couple says they count it as a blessing after having near fatal complications with their previous two pregnancies

  CHAMBERSBURG, Penn. — There was the tortilla and the toast. Now add sonogram to the list of things people say they find the holy image of Jesus in. Just days before she was due to give birth to her third child, Alicia Zeek says she experienced Divine Intervention. She and her fiancé, Zac, went in for an ultrasound and…

Inside Sanford’s New $500 Million Medical Center

The New Sanford Medical Center is giving visitors a chance to see the building and areas they may never see again

FARGO, ND — The New Sanford Medical Center is giving visitors a chance to see the building and areas they may never see again. The new $500 million facility is opening on July 25th, which is just around the corner but for the first time, visitors are getting a tour of the building. “I think one of the most impressive things…

The Red River Zoo Welcomes a New Addition

A new Sichuan Takin was born this afternoon at the zoo

FARGO, N.D. — Easter wasn’t the only celebration at the Red River Zoo. Staff announced the birth of a new baby Takin which happened right on exhibit this afternoon. The Sichuan Takin is one of the SSP animals and is a part of a special breeding program. They’re also national treasures of China and one of the main attractions. The…