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Dogging the Run
It's all about the dogs. Fargo Marathon Race Director Mark Knutson was on to something when he expanded marathon week events to include a dog run. When this year's race reached the 500-dog maximum ca...
5/17/17 at 4:51 AM Just One Run 4/22/17 at 7:54 PM
The Hustle and Bustle 4/13/17 at 7:47 AM
It’s Time to Spring Clean Your Finances
It's officially Spring and with the season comes spring cleaning. While I'm starting a little late this year, it feels good to get my house cleaned up and organized after the long winter.What many peo...
5/10/17 at 6:20 AM Saving Money When There’s Nothing Leftover at the End of the Month 5/5/17 at 6:29 AM
How Tiffany Paid Off Her Credit Cards as a Single Mom 4/21/17 at 6:20 AM
Rural America Target of Federal Health Care Discussion
The battleground for new federal health insurance legislation may be in the same place as last year's presidential election was decided: rural America. Democrats are telling rural Donald Trump voters...
5/8/17 at 11:14 AM Transportation Divide: ‘We Have to Start Somewhere’ 4/3/17 at 3:39 AM
Lawmaker Tells Chairman Not to ‘Cower Behind Gavel’ Over Prescription Medicine Issue 3/15/17 at 3:30 AM
Autism Is More Than Genes
Diseases like type 1 diabetes and sickle-cell anemia happen througha defect in a single gene. Sometimes all it takes is one wrong letter in the genetic code to create a life-threatening disease. If on...
5/4/17 at 12:52 AM The Great Debate: Vaccines and Autism 4/24/17 at 12:43 PM
Why the Three Strikes Rule for Sports Concussions Is Vital 3/27/17 at 9:30 PM
Five Ways Your Premium Dollar Works for You
Because health insurance is an investment, you need to know how that money is being used for your benefit. That's why BCBSND shows the breakdown of every dollar paid in insurance premiums every years...
4/25/17 at 9:53 AM Go Ahead, Use Us 4/4/17 at 10:14 AM
17 North Dakota Communities Benefit From Rural Health Grant Program 3/16/17 at 5:46 AM
The Risk of Salmonella Infection From Baby Poultry
The North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) warns of the potential danger to people who come into contact with live poultry, especially chicks, ducklings and other baby birds. Contact with live poul...
4/10/17 at 2:28 PM Department of Health Urges Caution During Tick Season 4/7/17 at 11:31 AM
Department of Health Encourages Individuals to Become Educated During STD Awareness Month 4/5/17 at 11:00 AM
How Should We Feel About Working-Class White Voters Having ‘Trump Regret?’
Working on my Sunday column for The Forum. Topic is an internal struggle I'm having about reports of white, working-class voters showing some regret about voting for Donald Trump. With the release of ...
3/10/17 at 9:54 AM
Laughter Really Is the Best Medicine
By Robert Jones EAPTrainer, The Village Business Institute For years Ive struggled with something about myself, the embarrassing guilty pleasure I just cant quit because it brings a bit of sanity int...
3/7/17 at 8:02 AM Which way do you face when the winds of change blow? 9/5/14 at 1:02 PM
It’s Tournament Time!
If it's February, that means it's high school "tournament time" for the region. Check out the recent changes to two upcoming Fargotournaments. By Fargo Public Schools Student Activities District Direc...
2/11/17 at 10:05 AM ND Senate Testimony - Bill 2048 1/26/15 at 8:45 AM
Saving Life a Group Effort – Local Hero Honored 9/25/14 at 4:59 PM
Health Savings Accounts and Medicare Part a & Part B
You can't contribute to a Health Savings Account once you're enrolled in Medicare. This IRS rule should be considered whenyou have a Health Savings Account and want to sign up for Medicare A & B.(...
2/2/17 at 8:28 AM
Resolving to Put Your Health First
When my kids get sick I make sure that they get the finest medical care that our insurance will provide. Sometimes even going places where our insurance doesn't cover. But if it is my health, I seem...
1/4/17 at 11:23 AM How Are You? 3/8/16 at 11:11 AM
Life Will Start When My To-Do List Is Done 7/8/14 at 9:34 AM
Be Part of NDAD’s Mission; Take Part in Giving Hearts Day 2017
NDAD & Giving Hearts Day 2017. The longtime charity helping people with disabilities and health challenges is, for the first time, part of the region's rapidly growing annual regional giving even...
1/3/17 at 9:52 AM Home on the Range Awarded 3rd Faye Gibbens Memorial Grant 12/12/16 at 4:43 PM
Meet Three NDAD Clients in Latest Insider 9/21/16 at 1:32 PM
A Boy and His Dog: How the Village Helped Julian Have a Happier Life
Julian was terrified of dogs. Hed had a frightening experience with a dogand, even before that, had struggled with anxiety. He quit doing things he enjoyed, like riding his bike, said his mom, Gina. ...
12/15/16 at 12:37 PM Tips for Dealing With Family During the Holidays 11/22/16 at 9:48 AM
Fargo alcohol, drug treatment facility sees jump in inquiries in the New Year 1/14/16 at 3:34 PM
Flensburg Files Holiday Moments: A Boy With PANDAS
During the holiday season, The Flensburg Files has been posting some memorable holiday moments on its facebook page, as a way of showing holiday spirit, as well as the true meaning of Christmas, whi...
12/12/16 at 3:51 PM A Tribute to Helmut Schmidt 11/10/15 at 4:49 PM
In School in Germany: Is President Obama too American? 7/4/14 at 6:03 AM
Dalrymple’s Budget Contains Massive Line Item to Implement Foolish Medical Marijuana Measure
In yet another example of how deeply unwise it is to legislate at the ballot box, get a load of this bullet point from page 157 of Governor Jack Dalrymple's executive budget summary (see below) presen...
12/9/16 at 10:45 AM Audio: Measure 4 Opponent Says Cigarette Tax a Bad Way to Fund Veterans 10/11/16 at 9:05 AM
Sad: Department of Health Employee Resigns After Debate Night Tweets 9/28/16 at 10:07 AM