seniors

North Dakota Seeing 10 Deaths This Flu Season

There were 619 flu cases reported to the state health department last week

  NORTH DAKOTA — Two more people have died of flu-related complications in North Dakota. State health officials say this brings a total of 10 people who have died this flu season. There were 619 flu cases reported to the state health department last week and that brings the total number of reported cases to more than 2,500. Officials say…

NDSU Football Seniors Slated for Final Home Game

Bison host Sam Houston on Friday night.

FARGO, N.D. —┬áNorth Dakota State’s football team is treating Tuesday like Wednesday with the short week. The Bison face Sam Houston State in the FCS semifinals on Friday night. The semis are when the herd fell in last year’s playoffs, when they lost to the eventual national champion, James Madison. As the number two overall seed, the Bison are hosting…

Minnesota Struggling with Largest Outbreak of Tuberculosis in the Nation

Department of Health officials say the strain is drug-resistant, which is not only making it harder to fight, it's much more expensive. KMSP Fox 9's Iris Perez reports from Ramsey County

RAMSEY COUNTY, Minn. — It’s the largest outbreak of tuberculosis in the nation and it’s happening in Minnesota. Department of Health officials say the strain is drug-resistant, which is not only making it harder to fight, it’s much more expensive. “We’ve put a lot of resources into responding to this situation,” said Kris Ehresmann, who is the Director of Infectious…

Upscale Living Community Features Variety of Amenities for Residents

Bethany holds open house to sell fourteen apartments

FARGO, ND — If you’re 55 or older and looking for a place to live, Bethany Grace Point apartments might be the place for you. Bethany held an open house to offer tours of the floor plans and services they offer their residents. The upscale living community on 42nd Street South in Fargo has 14 open apartments. Amenities including a…

Blue Barrel Gardening Helping Crookston Seniors

A group of seniors in Crookston have been keeping themselves busy with a summer gardening project

CROOKSTON, Minn. — A group of seniors in Crookston have been keeping themselves busy with a summer gardening project. When you are bound to a wheelchair or have difficulty bending down, it can be tough to complete your daily activities. “Oh so much fun,” said Wanda, one of the gardeners. Adult Day Services at Riverview Health is beating around the…

Another Arrest in Jamaican Lottery Scam

Authorities say the scam caused at least 90 mostly elderly Americans to lose over $5.7 million

  BISMARCK, ND — Another suspect in an alleged multi-million dollar lottery scam, has been arrested. North Dakota U.S. Attorney Chris Myers says Gregory Gooden was arrested this week in Jamaica. Gooden was one of four fugitives still being sought. Fifteen suspects are charged with conspiracy, wire fraud, mail fraud and money laundering. Ten others who have pleaded not guilty…

Fargo South Seniors Skip Out of Classes to PRANK Elementary Students

This was the sixth year for the South High tradition

FARGO, ND — Fargo South seniors continued a tradition by pulling “PRANKS” on local elementary schools. The seniors’ pranks were actually acts of community service. After their good deeds, the senior class celebrated with a cook out and a team-building exercise. School officials say they are proud of the senior class for turning a skip day into a day full…

West Fargo Holds First-Ever Senior Extravaganza

The conference was designed to listen to seniors' concerns and keep them safe from scams

WEST FARGO, ND — West Fargo wants to keep its senior citizens safe from scams and held a first of it’s kind event at the West Fargo Convention Center. The city wanted a way to connect to its senior citizen population better and created the Seniors 60+ Extravaganza. The goal is to keep them informed about issues that the elderly…

Bethany Retirement Living Holds Open House for Grace Point Wing

Officials say they're having the open house now since they usually get more new tenants in the spring

FARGO, N.D. — An open house at a new retirement living center in Fargo welcomed many seniors. The Grace Point wing at Bethany Retirement Living was finished last October. Officials say they’re having the open house now since they usually get more new tenants in the spring. They say the living center has hundreds of staff with a wider range…

ToSti the K9 Has His First Coffee with a Cop

The K9 doesn't always get to come with the West Fargo Police Deparment's monthly trip.

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Seniors at Eventide at Sheyenne Crossings retirement community got a special visit. West Fargo police brought along a four legged hero for “Coffee with a Cop”. The visit happens once a month, but the dog doesn’t always get to come with. ToSti, a Dutch shepherd, is West Fargo’s second K9. The police department hopes these visits…