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Fargo Business Collects Unwanted Car Seats Before Clean Up Week

The annual car seat round up was organized by Safety Shoppe in North Fargo

FARGO, N.D., — Clean Up Week begins in just a couple of days, but there’s one item you don’t have to leave on the curb.  Safety Shoppe in North Fargo held their Car Seat Round Up for outdated or unsafe car seats. The business holds this event every year before clean up week to prevent people from picking up hazardous…

Unhappy in Your Job or Looking for a Change? Come Join the Minnesota State Patrol!

Recruitment for the Minnesota State Patrol begins next week

MINNESOTA — The Minnesota State Patrol has a need for new troopers who have what it takes to keep the state safe. Nearly 600 state troopers provide assistance, education and enforcement on a daily basis to provide for safe traffic movement on Minnesota’s roadways. However, this number frequently falls short due to troopers retiring each and every year. Now, the…

Students Still Feel Safe Amid Recent Crimes in the MSUM Neighborhood

Many students told us they still feel safe when on campus

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Police said a man with stab wounds to the chest showed up at a south Moorhead home asking for help. This adds to the list of crimes in a neighborhood just south of MSUM. Authorities said they don’t know where the stabbing took place. But it was in the 1200 block of 18th Street South where the…

Experts Say Permit or No Permit, Learning Firearm Safety is Key

Being properly trained to handle a firearm is critical

FARGO, N.D. — Although the new concealed carry law doesn’t require a permit, many people believe that it is important to know how to properly handle a firearm. Being properly trained to handle a firearm is critical. Safety instructor, Craig Roe, explains the four universal safety rules. The first rule is treat every firearm like it’s loaded. “Whether you just…

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…