TEENS

Organizations In Minnesota Want Teens To Know The Dangers Of Vaping

Clearway Minnesota and Clay County Health discussed how to reach the youth.

MINNESOTA – As teens find savvier ways to vape without getting caught, Clearway Minnesota is on a mission to cut at the root of the vaping epidemic. The organization lobbies at the State Capitol to pass stricter tobacco laws. “We have four main policy goals: One is tobacco 21, the second is restricting or prohibiting all flavored tobacco products, the…

Fargo Trust Officers host assembly at Davies High School

They spoke about mental health, positivity and social media.

FARGO, N.D.-  The assembly featured musicians and speakers including North Dakota First Lady Kathryn Burgum who spoke about her struggles when she was in high school. Everyone involved wants teens to know that they have people who they can reach out to. They also spoke about how social media influences kids to be someone they’re not to fit in and…

Fargo Cass Public Health hosts its first “Break Free Youth Action Summit”

The summit gave students tools and resources to find their voice and advocate for change.

FARGO, N.D. – Fargo Cass Public Health is hosting its first “Break Free Youth Action Summit.” The goal is to present techniques on how teens can be  successful tobacco prevention advocates. Following the e–cigarette outbreak, Fargo Cass Public Health in collaboration with Tobacco Free North Dakota decided to host their first summit to get the youth to take action and…

Two Teens Injured In Rollover Crash Near Valley City

It happened Thursday night

BARNES COUNTY N.D. –Two teenagers were injured in a rollover crash near Valley City on Thursday night. Barnes County Sheriff Deputies and the Highway Patrol were called to 119th Avenue Southeast and 33rd Street Southeast. Officers say the 16–year–old driver of a 2007 Dodge Caliber was transported to a Fargo hospital and treated for her injuries. The 14–year–old passenger was…

18-Year-Olds Voting for the 1st Time: It’s Their Time to Make Change this Election

These teenagers will not only affect the outcome of this election, but may change the countries future"

FARGO, N.D. — It may be hard to believe but every vote does count and some young voters are starting to realize that. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen gives us an inside look at how the younger generation makes their decisions about voting in our lead story. “I will talk about the tough issues. I don’t pretend that they are going to…

Teens from Boys and Girls Club Complete New Fitness Program

The program was developed by two Fargo police officers

FARGO, N.D. — Some teens at the Boys and Girls Club of Red River Valley have completed a new fitness program. The “It’s Time” Barbot Boxing and Mariah Prussia MPX Fitness program was developed by two Fargo police officers. They recruited professional teachers to create physical education classes. Besides learning new activities, teens get to learn about healthy life skills, stress…

North Dakota Children and Teens Under New Requirements for Vaccines

This is a change from only children beginning school needed the vaccine

  NORTH DAKOTA — There are new requirements when it comes to vaccinations for children in North Dakota. Starting January 1, all children who are in day cares will be required to be vaccinated against hepatitis B. This is a change from only children beginning school needed the vaccine. In the 2018 school year, students in grades 11 and 12…

Four Blue Earth High School Football Players Charged with Assault on Teammate

Prosecutors say the assault happened at a house party last month southwest of Mankato

  BLUE EARTH, Minn. — Four Blue Earth High School football players have been charged with an assault on a teammate that left him unconscious. Wyatt Tungland and Dalton Nagel, both 18, as well as two juveniles are charged with aiding and abetting assault. Tungland is also charged with third degree assault for punching the 16-year-old teammate in the face…

Sioux Falls Man Dies After Attack at House Party, Teen Girls Arrested

Police say the girls, ages 16 and 17, repeatedly punched the 55-year-old man in the head Friday

  SIOUX FALLS, SD — A man attacked by two teenage girls at a party at his house in Sioux Falls has died of his injuries. Police say the girls, ages 16 and 17, repeatedly punched the 55-year-old man in the head Friday. The three were acquainted, but it isn’t clear what motivated the teens to attack the victim. Neighbors…