Health Experts See A Decrease In Parents Bringing Their Kids For Routine Care

They say it's important for parents to stick to the routine vaccine schedule.

FARGO, N.D. – While in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, experts say they don’t need to be dealing with additional outbreaks of other infectious diseases. They say it’s important for parents to stick to the routine vaccine schedule, especially for kids 2 and under. They are still seeing kids for routine vaccinations and making sure to keep the clinics…

Sanford Offering Dietary Guidelines During COVID-19 Stay-At-Home Order

Experts Say It's Important To Create A Healthy Daily Routine For Exercising And Planning Out Your Meals

FARGO, N.D. — Sanford is offering some dietary guidelines as people are being asked to stay home during the pandemic. Experts say it’s important to create a healthy daily routine for exercising and planning out your meals. They say a good tip if you’re eating canned foods is to rinse them through water to help cut down on some of…

Speaking To Kids About COVID-19

According to the CDC, children do not appear to be at higher risk for COVID-19 than adults

MOORHEAD, Minn.- Some parents are having a tough talk with their children about Covid – 19. We talked with a local expert who says the most important thing is to keep calm while explaining the situation. “Children are very influenced by the stress of their caregivers, so it’s important not to overwhelm them with information, yet give them appropriate information….

Detroit Lakes Woman Celebrates 24th Birthday At Age 96

Leap Year Is Only Once Every Four Years

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — At Union Central in Detroit Lakes, family members, neighbors and close friends packed into one big old room for a big celebration. “Well they say 96 and 24 birthdays,” Leone Leitheiser said. Leone Leitheiser is celebrating her 24th birthday at the age of 96. Leitheiser was born on Leap Day which meant every birthday became a…

UND Gives Kids The Chance To Try Out Aerospace Technology

The department will be hosting an Air Race Classic on June 23rd.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The University Of North Dakota Aerospace Community Day is getting kids in the pilot seat and into dozens of careers using VR technology, real life space suits for NASA, and flight simulators. I even tried my hand at becoming a pilot in one of the simulations. While my chances of becoming a pilot are slim, staff…

Hope Inc. Offers Kids The Chance To Try Adaptive Skiing

Hope Inc. Is Always Looking For More Kids To Ski And Also Too Volunteer

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Winter time means fun in the snow for thousands across the valley who make their way to Detroit Mountain for skiing, snowboarding and tubing. A team of volunteers from Hope Inc. are getting 18 year old Camerynn Peterson suited up for her day at on slopes. “Ya it’s great watching her get the freedom out of…

Kids Compete At First Lego League Qualifier

The tournament had 38 teams compete in the Regional Qualifier.

FARGO , N.D. — Kids from grades 3-8 presented and battled their blocks inside the Bentson Bunker Fieldhouse at NDSU. These talented technicians spent months working on their crafts for them to go head to head in missions using their Lego bots. “I have been doing this since I was in 3rd grade and my mom I think she saw…

Sanford Celebrates Chinese New Year

Panda Express this year raised over 26 thousand dollars to help sick and injured kids at Sanford's Childrens

FARGO, N.D. — Sanford Children’s Hospital is celebrating the Chinese New Year with festive items and a large some of cash donated by some restaurants in the Fargo area. Panda Express this year raised over 26 thousand dollars to help sick and injured kids at Sanford’s Childrens. The pair held a celebration ceremony at Cully’s Cabin inside the hospital. A…

Hope Inc Jr. Sled Hockey Team Takes The Ice

Organizers say it's a joy to see the kids go out on the ice and enjoy themselves in some friendly competition

FARGO, N.D. — Hope Inc’s Junior Sled Hockey team took to the ice to square off against a stand up team from Fargo Youth Hockey. The game is meant to show appreciation and unity between the two types of hockey and give the kids a fun experience to play in. Organizers say it’s a joy to see the kids go…

West Fargo Hosts Frostival Winter Boot Camp

The festival was set up at the West Fargo POW MIA Plaza

WEST FARGO, N.D. — S’mores, games and ice skating for people of all ages. It’s all a part of the Winter Boot Camp for Frostival 2020. The festival was set up at the West Fargo POW MIA Plaza. The night’s festivities included open skating, music and an ax throwing section for people to try. Organizers say the night is a…