QUALITY

How Mother’s in Fargo are Celebrating Their Day with Their Kiddos

Especially while being able to laugh, craft and say thank you

FARGO, N.D. — Mother’s Day is being celebrated all over the country but mama’s here in Fargo are doing more than just that. Mom’s in Fargo are spending the day with those who made them a parent. To some, Mother’s Day is about the hearts and flowers and sending our thanks to those who brought us into this world. But…

Environmental Quality Board Discusses Water Management

There isn't much worry for a flood this year

MOORHEAD, Minn. —┬áState agency commissioners and citizen members on the Environmental Quality Board gathered to discuss the future of water management in the Red River Basin. This took place in conjunction with a joint conference with the Red River Watershed Management Board and the Flood Damage Reduction Workgroup. The goal was to come up with a strategic plan on managing…

Like Your Pet Beside You While You Sleep? You Could be Doing More Harm than Good

The study was focused on dogs and owners who allow them to sleep on the bed with them

  NATIONAL — Researchers at the Mayo Clinic have completed a study on if it’s a good idea to allow your pets to sleep with you. The study was focused on dogs and owners who allow them to sleep on the bed with them. Researchers found the owners suffered from lower sleep quality, although the owners said they feel comforted…

Pollution Control Agency Issues Air Quality Alert in Minnesota

The state's Pollution Control Agency put in an air quality alert throughout western and central Minnesota

  REGIONAL — Smoke from Canadian wildfires triggered an air quality warning throughout much of central Minnesota. The state’s Pollution Control Agency put in an air quality alert throughout western and central Minnesota. Areas affected include Alexandria, Marshall, Brainerd, St. Cloud, Worthington and the tribal nations of Mille Lacs and Upper Sioux. The increase in fine particles and thicker smoke…

Concordia College Studies Human Impact on Minnesota’s Lakes

With climate change, the spread of aquatic invasive species and agriculture, people may see more issues on their lakes

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Whether you are taking a boat out on the water, jumping in for a swim or enjoying a backyard of nature, hundreds of lakes throughout Minnesota are available to the community. “While it’s important everywhere, in Minnesota it really is foundational to the very structure of who we are here,” said Michelle Marko, an associate professor of…

Water Lessons Made Fun in the Metro

Family Water Festival was held to teach kids about our natural water resources

  FARGO, ND., In the heat of the summer, it’s the perfect time to find out more about the water resources in our area. The World Garden Commons was taken over this afternoon by presentations, lessons and games all circling around our natural water resources. “We want the community to come here and really have some green space and feel…

Gov. Dayton Hoping to Improve Minnesota’s Water Quality

This includes holding meetings in Rochester, Marshall, Ely, Stillwater and more cities throughout the state.

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — Governor Mark Dayton wants to hear from people throughout the state on how best to improve Minnesota’s water quality. Dayton’s office announced 10 town halls throughout the summer to help develop water strategies throughout the state. They include meetings in Crookston, Rochester, Marshall, Ely, Stillwater and more cities throughout the state. It’s part of the…