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Lutheran Social Services Provides Farm Virtual Tour To The Older Generation Stuck at Home

Next Wednesday's virtual event will be a piano performance by Andrea Neeland.

FARGO, N.D.- Lutheran Social Services Caregiver Support is organizing different events every Wednesday for older adults all across Minnesota. Those who joined the event today were given a virtual tour of a farm in Park Rapids. “Just thought it would be such a fun way to make people feel like they’re getting out, they’re just visiting a farm and just…

People Ride In For Final Day Of North Dakota Winter Show

This Is The 83rd Time The Winter Show Has Happened.

VALLEY CITY, N.D. — The last day of the year began with a bang of the Battle of the Border High School Rodeo, as the top horse riders from Minnesota and North Dakota faced off to see who’s the best in a friendly competition. “I was first interested when I was really little and my parents started me with horses…

USDA Cites NDSU For Violating Animal Welfare Act

PETA Wants USDA To Issue Fines

FARGO, N.D. — PETA is calling on the USDA to fine NDSU for the deaths of research animals. The university was cited after an inspection in May for violating the Animal Welfare Act. According to USDA records, eleven lambs died from trauma after being confined to a small pen with more than 200 other sheep. In another incident, pigs died…

Two Confirmed Cases of Illness After Contact with Pigs at ND State Fair

The second person infected was a non-North Dakota resident

  MINOT, ND — Two people have confirmed cases of variant influenza after having contact with pigs at the North Dakota State Fair in Minot. The child was hospitalized but has since been released and is recovering. It is the first such case of H3N2v in a child in North Dakota. It is similar to swine flu, also known as…

Towner County Sheriff Investigating Alleged Pig Torturing

The sheriff's office says pigs were stolen from a Cando area farm and tortured

  CANDO, ND — An animal cruelty investigation is underway in Towner County. The sheriff’s office says pigs were stolen from a Cando area farm and tortured. The sheriff says they are investigating the theft of two pigs that may have been thrown into a fire during a party. The pigs were roughly 20 pounds. He said they have suspects…

River Pointe Senior Living Takes Part In Project Linus

Senior Citizens contributed to Project Linus by making blankets for children

River Pointe Senior Living made blankets for the needy over a plate of pigs in a blanket. Senior citizens gave back with Project Linus, a project providing homemade security blankets to children in need. The blankets are then delivered to places such as hospitals, adoption and foster care agencies and women’s shelters. People at River Pointe¬†were also treated with a…