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(WDAY)—There's no denying a pet owner's love for their animals, some people do everything with their furry friends and that includes sharing a bed. It's hard to resist letting your pet snuggle up with you at night, but have you ever wondered if your furry friend could be bringing more to the bed than the cuteness factor? Amy Anderson, a veterinarian at the West Fargo Animal Hospital says the possibility of fleas, ticks, viruses and infections spreading by sleeping with your pet are rare, but it could happen, and your pets aren't necessarily the main culprit.
MOORHEAD—You can learn about pet organizations and businesses in the metro at the 4th Annual Paws for Celebration event. It's happening this Saturday at the Moorhead Center Mall from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Diamond in the Ruff Pet Rescue is hosting the event, but other animal shelters from the area will be there too. Paws for Celebration gives you a chance to ask questions about pet ownership, meet adoptable animals and find out more about how you can local help shelters. The event is free and open to anyone.
Welcome to your news update. CAR-TRAIN CRASH Two women are dead after a train crashed into their car in Red Lake County. The two women were reportedly on their way to a Red Hats meeting in Brooks when the driver pulled in front of a train moving up to 40 mph.
FARGO—The 2017 Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign kicked off Wednesday at the West Acres Mall in Fargo. The NDSU Brass Quintet played holiday songs to get the crowd in a jolly mood. Members of the Salvation Army spoke about the importance of the campaign and explained where the money goes. The campaign lasts for 34-days. You can find red kettles at 33 different locations in the FM area. The Salvation Army also hopes to man those spots with 6,000 volunteer bell ringers.
FARGO—The first ever North Dakota Human Rights Film Festival will kicks off Wednesday night. It's happening at the Fargo Theatre and will run through Friday. It begins at 6:30 each night. You can see 22-unique films made in eight different countries while at the festival. Each work brings attention to people of different cultures, races, and sexual orientations.
Welcome to your news update HARWOOD ARREST It was a scary situation in Harwood this morning as police set up a perimeter and issued a code red for a neighborhood, asking residents to stay inside their homes.
FARGO—At Walmart, an allergy free alternative for peanut butter made in Fargo, is gaining its attention. Representatives from Walmart met with SunButter employees, Governor Doug Burgum and state representatives on Monday to talk about local production and jobs. SunButter employs more than 20-people in Fargo. All SunButter products are made from North Dakota grown sunflowers that are harvested by local farmers. Governor Burgum says North Dakota leads the country in production of 12-products, including sunflowers.
Welcome to your news update. MALL OF AMERICA STABBING One suspect is in custody - after two people were stabbed during an attempted robbery at the Mall of America. Here's aerial footage of the scene yesterday. Bloomington Police say a man is now in custody after allegedly stealing while in a men's dressing room in Macy's.
METRO—You can get a free donut or free drink for wearing a specific shirt today. United Way locations in Minnesota and North Dakota celebrated the 5th Annual Live United T-Shirt Day. In a sweet partnership, Sandy's Donuts is gave donuts to customers who wore their shirt. Barbacoa is also giving away a free drink from now until to 6 tonight, if you dress the part. The goal of 'Live United T-Shirt Day' is to encourage people to give back.
Welcome to your news update. FARGO DUI ARREST A man is behind bars this morning after driving drunk and hitting a parked car. 35-year-old Tommie King III of Mapleton was driving near the 1600 block of East Gateway Circle when he hit the parked car. No one was in it. King was arrested for DUI.