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Raising Awareness to Check Your Skin on National Melanoma Monday

They held a free screening for patients who are at risk for skin cancer and advised them on some next steps to take

FARGO, N.D. — May 7th is National Melanoma Monday and Sanford Health is raising awareness for the importance of getting your skin checked. They held a free screening for patients who are at risk for skin cancer and advised them on some next steps to take. Medical professionals with Sanford say it’s important to form a habit of checking your…

Mayor Mahoney on His Hope for Fargo in 2018

When looking at the city of Fargo, you could say words like new, exciting and growth come to mind

FARGO, ND — On New Year’s Eve we spoke with the mayors of West Fargo, Moorhead, and Dilworth about their 2017 accomplishments and what they would like to see in 2018. We had the chance to sit down with Fargo Mayor Tim Mahoney to hear about what’s ahead for the city. “What you’ll see is the city of Fargo will…

NDDOT Looking into the Future with “ND Moves”

What does North Dakota need for the future of biking, walking, rolling and public transportation?

FARGO, ND — The North Dakota Department of Transportation is changing the future of transportation. A new project is getting started and targeting the needs of North Dakotans. What does North Dakota need for the future of biking, walking, rolling and public transportation? The North Dakota Department of Transportation is bringing communities together to answer that question for their new…

President Trump Signs Executive Order Making Low-Premium Health Insurance Plans More Available

But the changes Mr. Trump hopes to bring about could take months or even longer

WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Donald Trump predicts “millions and millions of people” will benefit from his action to unwind the health care law. He’s signed an executive order to make lower-premium plans more widely available. But the changes Mr. Trump hopes to bring about could take months or even longer. The proposals may not be finalized in time to affect…

ND Oil Industry Not Backing Some Proposed Rule Changes

The North Dakota Petroleum Council calls it a "backdoor reporting requirement'' that goes far beyond what the Legislature intended

  NORTH DAKOTA — North Dakota’s oil industry is opposing some proposed rule changes. The Mineral Resources Department proposes that oil companies still file a document after cleanup of any spill that wasn’t reported. The North Dakota Petroleum Council calls it a “backdoor reporting requirement” that goes far beyond what the Legislature intended. Another proposed rule would require a full…

The Solar Eclipse: Watch Out for the Animal Kingdom

The Solar Eclipse will take place on August 21st

FARGO, N.D. —The highly anticipated solar eclipse will take place on Monday, August 21st. Certain theories suggest an eclipse can cause major changes in animal behavior. “There’s a lot of historic reports on animals behaving oddly during solar eclipses, especially if they’re in totality,” says Red River Zoo Executive Director, Sally Jacobson. “We’ve heard stories in the past of cows…

Longest Serving Fargo Firefighter Returns to Firehouse

LeDoux served as chief at the department for six of his 47 years

FARGO, ND — A long time Fargo firefighter steps back onto the job to see what’s changed since he’s been gone. Eighteen years after retiring from the Fargo Fire Department, Duke LeDoux is finally making his return. LeDoux worked at the department for 47 years, making him the longest serving fireman in Fargo’s fire house history. He had read about…

City of Fargo Discusses Changing Fireworks Ordinance

It is currently illegal to let off fireworks anywhere in Fargo unless you have permission from the fire chief

FARGO, ND — The City of Fargo is considering changing its fireworks ordinance to create more opportunities for fireworks. Commissioners, local leaders and members of the public attended an open forum to discuss the current laws and how they hope to be changed. It is currently illegal to let off fireworks anywhere in Fargo unless you have permission from the…

Session Time Ticking as ND Lawmakers Rush to Finish in Time

This is day 72, and lawmakers may meet Saturday as they work to resolve remaining bills and agree on a budget

  BISMARCK, N.D. — The North Dakota Legislature is racing to finish its work five days before the constitutional 80-day limit. This is day 72, and lawmakers may meet Saturday as they work to resolve remaining bills and agree on a budget. The session opened in January with more than 800 measures. Senate Majority Leader Rich Wardner says there were…

Health Matters: Sticking To Your New Year’s Resolution

An Essentia Health Psychologist Suggests An Approach To Making Positive Change

Whether it’s going to the gym more often or cutting out certain foods, the beginning of the year is the time people make New Year’s resolutions. Often times, that inspiration can go away if you get off track. When it’s the start of a new year, it feels like a chance to start fresh. There are countless resolutions people make,…