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Fargo Cass Public Health Conducts Training Exercise

The training covers the process people would through during a public health emergency

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo Cass Public Health hosted a training exercise at Fargo North High School to practice what would happen if a biological or chemical attack happened. Fargo North’s gym was converted into a makeshift point-of-dispensing, or POD, so residents could go through a simulation of what would happen if there was a public health emergency. “It’s a community point-of-dispensing…

Davies High School Students Planning a Walkout

Fargo students have stoked their flames, standing up for what they believe in

FARGO, N.D. — After the Parkland Florida shooting took the lives of 17 people, students across the country have come together in solidarity. Fargo high school students are following that movement and planning a walkout. “Most of the great movements in history have been started by young people and that fire has been kept burning because of young people,” said…

Firefighter Hurt While Fighting Garage Fire in Grand Forks

Fire crews responded to a garage fire at an apartment complex at 1133 Landeco Lane

  GRAND FORKS, N.D. — One firefighter is hurt after a garage fire in Grand Forks. Fire crews responded to a garage fire at an apartment complex at 1133 Landeco Lane. When they got to the scene, one of the middle garages in a line of 10 was fully engulfed in flames. It took crews about 10 minutes to get…

Fargo Woman Facing Charges in Crash with Fargo Police Car

The department says her preliminary blood alcohol content was three times the legal limit

FARGO, N.D. — A Fargo woman was arrested after hitting a Fargo Police Department squad car. Twenty-year-old Allison Wunderlich wasn’t hurt after she ran into the back of the squad car on Friday night. She was arrested for DUI and cited for minor in possession, minor consuming alcohol, minor under the influence, and failure to have vehicle under control. The…

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…

North Dakota Highway Patrol Vehicle Involved in Crash

Shortly before 10 this morning, a trooper responded to a crash on I-29 north of the Main Avenue exit

1/2 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Show Caption Hide Caption FARGO, ND — Icy roads led to several crashes in the area this morning, one involving a North Dakota Highway Patrol vehicle. Shortly before 10 this morning, a trooper responded to a crash on I-29 north of the Main Avenue exit. While assisting with the crash, another vehicle spun out…

ND Law Enforcement Purchased Thousands Worth of Police Gear During Pipeline Protests

The Associated Press requested public records and tailed purchases from invoices

NORTH DAKOTA — Throughout the height of protests against the Dakota Access oil pipeline, North Dakota law enforcement purchased more than $600,000 worth of equipment. The Associated Press requested public records and tailed purchases from invoices. The purchases include tactical equipment, crowd control devices, pepper spray, flash–bang and smoke grenades, riot helmets, gas masks, night–vision goggles and more than 2,000…

Early Case of West Nile Found in Fargo

Vector Control is taking extra measures to prevent more cases of the virus

FARGO, ND — Cass County officials say they have found a mosquito with the West Nile virus in one of the traps in Fargo. There were 21 confirmed cases of West Nile in Cass County last year and finding a sample this early is unusual. Mosquitoes are the pesky bugs we can’t seem to get away from. “I hate them,”…

Homeward Animal Shelter Celebrates Annual Spay-ghetti and No Balls Lunch

More than 300 people showed up to Homeward Animal Shelter's third annual Spay-ghetti and No Balls Lunch at the Holiday Inn in Fargo

FARGO, N.D. — Spaghetti without meatballs? A local animal shelter served this to encourage others to spay and neuter their pets. More than 300 people showed up to Homeward Animal Shelter’s third annual Spay-ghetti and No Balls Lunch at the Holiday Inn in Fargo. Bell, a pointer mix with three legs greeted visitors. Shelter staff also brought Chester, a Shepherd/Rottweiler…

Poison Prevention Week: Keeping Children Out of Danger

Many poisonous items in our home may look appealing to a child

FARGO, N.D. — To a young child, medication can look like candy and cleaning supplies can look like apple juice. It’s National Poison Prevention week. Health professionals say if kids can move, they are at risk for putting something dangerous in their mouths. Last year, more than 5,000 poison exposure calls were made to the Minnesota Poison Center, the same…