Life

Nine Burros Burned in Custer State Park Wildfire

The animals are getting antibiotics, pain medication, food and water

CUSTER, SD — Custer State Park officials say that nine burros have been burned in the wildfire that broke out Monday and they are unsure if they will survive. These burros are currently being treated by a veterinarian. Park visitor services program manager Kobee Stalder says officials are doing everything they can. The animals are getting antibiotics, pain medication, food…

Man Serving Life Sentence for Murder of West Fargo Woman will Remain in Prison

Garcia was convicted in the murder and aggravated assault of Cherryl Tendeland in 1995

  WEST FARGO, ND — The man serving a life sentence for killing a West Fargo woman when he was 16 will remain in prison. The North Dakota Supreme Court has rejected Barry Garcia’s appeal for the crime he committed as a juvenile. Garcia was convicted in the murder and aggravated assault of Cherryl Tendeland in 1995. His lawyers say…

The United Way Hosts Women UNITED Luncheon

Ashley Rhodes–Courter has experienced first–hand what it's like to create a successful future from a hard past

FARGO, ND — Turning a hardship into a positive message is not easy but one woman has traveled from Florida to Fargo to do just that. A New York Times and International Bestselling Author is educating women in the community on how to help children in need. “Women are powerful when they unite,” said Kristina Hein, the United Way Marketing…

Delta Tau Delta at NDSU Raising Money for Diabetes Research

It is a global organization that funds type I diabetes research with a goal to end the disease worldwide

FARGO, ND — Greek Life students at NDSU are involved with different national philanthropies and one group is raising money with macaroni. The Delta Tau Delta Chapter at NDSU is hosting their annual Deltaroni event to raise funds and awareness for JDRF. It is a global organization that funds type I diabetes research with a goal to end the disease…

After Tragic Death, Cyclist Gives the Gift of Life to Others

A flag saying "Donate Life" was raised in his honor at Sanford Medical Center

FARGO, ND — Local doctors are speaking out about the importance of registering as an organ donor after a young man died from a car versus bicycle accident in Fargo. Family members of 19-year-old Randy West said four people are getting help from his organs. They said he’s touched their lives with his gift of life. A flag saying “Donate…

“Kick Diabetes in the Face:” Hundreds Walk for a Type 1 Cure

Tens of thousands of dollars were raised by walkers to help research the disease

FARGO, ND — Hundreds of family members and close friends walked with Type 1 Diabetes patients to show they are not alone. Parents at the JDRF walk at Scheels Arena said a diagnosis is a life changer. Rainy weather did not stop families from telling the world about a disease which hits close to home. “He was diagnosed with Type…

New NDSU Student and Retail Complex Breaks Ground

Just a few months ago, PROffutt Limited Partnership was selected to develop a new student housing and retail complex on the 1600 block just off University Drive

FARGO, ND — The NDSU campus has been evolving over the last few years. New shops have opened and neighborhoods are transforming. A new student housing and retail complex will soon be thrown into that mix. Just a few months ago, PROffutt Limited Partnership was selected to develop a new student housing and retail complex on the 1600 block just…

Not All Heroes Wear Capes: F-M Ambulance, F-M RedHawks Honor Local Heroes who Saved Lives

It's not just people in uniform rescuing those in trouble

FARGO, ND — First responders fight to save lives every day. It’s not just people in uniform rescuing those in trouble. It’s Super Hero Night at Newman Outdoor Field and while many people are dressed up in costume, not all heroes wear capes. Seven local heroes are receiving F-M Ambulance’s Citizen’s Life Saver Award. Five of those being recognized are…

Slamabama Honors Moszer Family, Officers in LIVE Performance at Hooligans

Moszer family members said the song moved them to tears

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Singer-songwriters from Alabama are honoring Jason Moszer and other fallen officers with a song called “Water Tower”. The band, Slamabama, traveled all the way to the metro to meet the Moszer family. “Jason’s death was that one piece of news that I think came across to us and really personified the attack and the war on…

Health Matters: Working Out Home vs. Gym

Two physical therapist say there are no limits when it comes to where you can work out

HEALTH MATTERS–Is it better for you to work out at home or join a gym? For this week’s Health Matters, two Essentia Health physical therapist share both sides of the workout debate. It’s clear leading an active life helps you lead a healthier life. How you do that can depend on your lifestyle, your schedule and your space. “When I…