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…

Fargo Cass Public Health Offers Free Naloxone Training

Everyone at the training got an emergency response kit with nasal spray

          FARGO, N.D. — You don’t have to be part of the fire department or ambulance to help if you see someone overdose. Fargo Cass Public Health offered a free naloxone training to the public. The class was completely full and even had a waiting list. Some people came because it relates to their work, but others…

Red River Zoo Practices Positive Reinforcement When Training its Otters

The majority of the zoo's training helps with veterinarian procedures

FARGO– The Red River Zoo takes pride in educating its visitors on the wide variety of animals available to see, including its North American River Otters. “They are not a threatened or endangered animal but they give us many opportunities to talk to people about the role that otters may play in an ecosystem,” Red River Zoo executive director Sally…

N.D. Department of Health Holds Syringe Service Program Training

Health leaders from across the state learned about starting programs in their communities

FARGO, N.D. — A new program could help people who inject drugs get connected to the right resources. Health leaders learned about starting syringe service programs across North Dakota. Syringe service programs give people access to clean needles and a place to dispose used ones, but those at the North Dakota Department of Health says there’s so much more than that….