social distancing

Social Distancing: Testing From Both Ends

New COVID Testing Methods Sound Sweet And Sour

  COVID testing is a key to catching the virus and hopefully curbing the spread. I’ve been tested. I know a lot of you have been tested. Nowadays they either stick a swab up your nose or down your throat. Well, scientists are trying new way to catch the virus. I’m gonna tell you about two of them. One of…

Social Distancing: Double Masking It

Pros & Cons Of Doubling Up COVID Protection

  Masks are the way of the land now during the pandemic. There are mandates in most states and cities. They help protect you from getting COVID, or spreading it if you’re a carrier. They’re even fashion statements now. But the new trend could be double masks. Dr. Anthony Fauci, among others, says wearing two cloth masks is more likely…

NDSU professor leads study on physical activity and COVID-19 complications

Study suggests physical activity helps reduce further health complications associated with COVID-19

FARGO, N.D. — With many people taking precautions to remain safe during the pandemic, some may be skipping activities that get their blood flowing and hearts pumping. An NDSU professor is a leading author of a study called Physical Distancing Does Not Equal Physical Inactivity. The study suggests a call to action in prioritizing physical activity during the pandemic and…

Social Distancing: The Kid

Thursday Is 100th Anniversary Of Cinema Classic Available To Stream

  Streaming services are booming. Netflix just hit 200 million subscribers, and says it just finished its biggest year of membership growth yet. I’m sure the pandemic had a lot to do with that. I know what I’ll be streaming later. It’s one of my favorite movies, one that helped shape modern cinema, and it’s celebrating its 100th anniversary on…

Social Distancing: Making Celebrations Special During Pandemic

It's The Thought That Truly Counts

  It’s important to try and make special occasions still feel special as we wait for the vaccine rollout and for the pandemic to end. Today is my girlfriend’s birthday. Happy Birthday, sweetie! Her birthday is already in the middle of winter, and sandwiched between Christmas and Valentine’s Day, so it’s not the easiest things making it feel special. Plus,…

Social Distancing: Checking Out Local Wildlife

Winter Wildlife Excursion Explores Variety Of Wildlife Close To Home

  You have the chance to explore the rich tapestry of wildlife right in the middle of town. The Red River Zoo and Nature of the North are teaming up today for a winter wildlife excursion by the Hjemkomst Center. A zoologist will guide nature fans looking for wildlife, their tracks, and other signs of the rich ecosystem here in…

Social Distancing: Passage To India

Fargo Restaurant Featured on "Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives" Friday Night

  Here’s a plan for Friday night. Sit back at home, turn on the TV, and watch another Fargo restaurant get some love from Guy Fieri. Guy was in town last summer. We’ve seen Pounds and Blackbird Woodfire featured on his show, Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives, already. But this Friday, he’s showing off some world flavors from the Metro. His…

NDSU increases seating capacity at The SHAC to 50 percent

Woken says they will remain practicing the same guidelines put in place to keep everyone safe.

FARGO, N.D. – The North Dakota State University Athletics Department has updated venue capacity for the Scheels Center at the Sanford Health Athletic Complex. “As of our last home competition before Christmas, we were able to have 1,000, but with the new Department of Health regulations, now we can go up to 50 percent,” North Dakota State University Senior Associate…

Social Distancing: Air Fried Cheesecake

More Culinary Adventures As We Wait For The Pandemic To End

  Now is the time a lot of us are playing with our new Christmas presents. And if you like to mess around in the kitchen, air fryers are a hot holiday gift. Mine was a game-changer for me. Plus, plenty of us are still working at home with plenty of time to experiment. If you have one, they’re more…

Sanford Health workers receive second dose of Pfizer the vaccine

"From my personal standpoint I feel wonderful, the fact that this vaccine is available."

FARGO, N.D. — It’s been three weeks since healthcare workers in North Dakota started to get a sense of relief. After the arrival of COVID-19 vaccines, medical staff at Sanford Health received their first rounds of the Pfizer vaccine. Now 21 days later, those who received the first dose are able to complete the vaccination requirements and receive their second…