Safe Kids

Fargo Police host annual Fargo United event

"We're hoping to just build trust with anyone, all community members of all ages to let them know that we as a police department we really appreciate the community in general.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Fargo Police officers are trying to build positive relationships with the people they serve through their annual Fargo United event. Members of the Fargo Police Department are lacing up their shoes, not for work, but for a game of basketball. “We’re hoping to just build trust with anyone, all community members of all ages to let…

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…

Safe Kids: Keeping Children Safe from Accidental Injury in the Home

A group of social workers is set to teach younger parents about keeping their kids safe

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Safe Kids educators say keeping small children from accidental injury involves more than storing cleaning fluids out of reach. It’s why a team of social workers and home visitors are getting the tools they need to educate younger parents across the valley. A child care specialist said more kids are getting accidentally poisoned by prescription medication…