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North Dakota National Guard Preps for Potential Spring Flooding

The training is done every year prior to anticipated spring flooding.

JAMESTOWN, N.D. – 50 soldiers and airmen with the North Dakota National Guard conducted a flood response drill in Jamestown Thursday. The training is done every year prior to anticipated spring flooding. The National Guard prepared for the scenario by planning where men and women would be stationed and how supplies and resources would be managed. Colonel Tad Schauer, Director…

Group Hosts Meeting To Discuss The Dangers Of Climate Change

The group is looking at holding another meeting at MSUM in two weeks.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Community members are coming together to raise awareness on the dangers of climate change. Red River Valley Climate Action group met up at Concordia College’s Integrated Science Center. They’re currently planning for Climate Emergency Training in March. The goal is to have a declared climate emergency called in the F-M area before Earth Day. The declaration would…

United Way of Cass-Clay Is Moving Locations

The organization has been in this same location since 1998.

CASS & CLAY COUNTIES- The organization want’s to be able to help more people in the community by allowing for more resources and volunteers. They say this project will have no impact on the current grants they are making to any of their current non-profit partners. United Way will not be using any of the dollars that were raised through…

Fargo Running Company Offers Race Preparation Advice for Runners

The store advises runners to not make any major changes with less than a week left of preparation

FARGO, N.D.– Fargo Running Company is telling runners to keep active during the final stages of Fargo Marathon preparation. Fargo Running Company advises runners to not make any major changes to diet or training routine with less than a week left of preparation. The store’s owner says to trust your training and recommends first-time marathoners to go into it with…

ND National Guard Soldiers Load Up Equipment for Training in Romania

Three hundred soldiers from North Dakota are taking part

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — North Dakota National Guard members are loading up equipment to get ready for training in Eastern Europe. Soldiers are moving more than two hundred pieces of equipment that will be shipped to Romania. That’s where Exercise Saber Guardian will be held. It’s a multinational training session that includes convoy, mobility operations, and field training. Twenty-seven thousand soldiers…

Red River SWAT Practices Breach Techniques in Flood Buyout Home

they practice nine hours a month

FARGO, N.D. — The Red River Valley SWAT team tests out some explosive breaching techniques on a house in South Fargo. Because SWAT doesn’t always have the chance to test their tools to the point of failure on structures, they’re taking the opportunity to test them out on a flood buyout home. Testing their breaching techniques allows them to do things…

Former NDSU & MSUM Athletes Bring Rise Training and Fitness to Moorhead

There are two programs: adult fitness and athlete performance

MOORHEAD, Minn. — If you want to spice up your fitness routine, there’s a new fitness center in town. Rise Training and Fitness celebrated its grand opening. It offers two main programs: one focusing on adult fitness and one on athlete performance. Workouts center around cardio circuits and strength training. Rise was started by former Bison Running Back Chase Morlock and…

Red River Valley SWAT Team Collecting Data on Breaching Techniques at Old Fargo City Hall

They will be doing it from Dec. 5-6

  FARGO, N.D. — If you hear some loud noises coming from the old Fargo City Hall building over the next two days, there’s no need to worry. That’s the Red River Valley SWAT Team using the building to train its officers. The team is using the space for explosive breaching techniques since the city hall is set for demolition Monday….

Red River Zoo Trains Camels for Veterinary Procedures

Zoo staff work with these intelligent animals during training sessions and close supervision

FARGO– The Red River Zoo is home to four Bactrian Camels who are not lacking in the personality category. “They’re absolutely magnificent animals and great fun to work with,” Red River Zoo veterinarian Dr. Tom Colville said. Zoo staff work with these intelligent animals during training sessions and close supervision. “They’re learning all of the time,” Dr. Colville said. “They’re always…