NIE ROCKS! Halloween Safety
Here are some Halloween safety tips from KidsHealth.org to keep your little ghouls and goblins safe.
1. Choose a light-colored costume or add glow-in-the-dark tape to the front and back of the costum... Posted on 10/28/13 at 9:04 AM
STAFF BLOG WDAZ STORMTRACKER WEATHER Tornado Avoidance
If happen to see a tornado as you are driving down the road, most individuals have the instinct to just drive in a different direction to flee the storm. In our general rural landscape this usually... Posted on 6/6/13 at 9:59 AM
MS. SIMPLICITY Get Ready For Summer By Being Prepared
The last days of school are upon us and the trees are almost all leafed out! Finally the calendar and Mother Nature are in alignment! I am shocked as always how fast a school year goes. I ... Posted on 5/24/13 at 8:57 AM
COMPASS POINTS Ice time approaches on Lake of the Woods
The recent cold snap is like an early Christmas present for ice fishing enthusiasts, and a few die-hards already have taken their first steps onto frozen water on small lakes and shallower bodies of w... Posted on 11/26/12 at 11:42 AM
Fall harvest is also a time that presents dangers with overhead power lines and farm equipment. Contact between equipment and electric lines could cause electrocution. Minnkota Power wants to remind those working with farm equipment that knowing the location of power lines can save a life.
BISMARCK, N.D. – In observance of National Child Passenger Safety Week September 15 through 21, 2013, The North Dakota Department of Health is kicking off the “You Must Be This Tall To Ride” campaign to promote the correct use of booster seats and seat belts for older children. The NDDoH is providing brochures and stand-up banners to physician’s offices statewide to help spread best practice messages to parents and caregivers.
GRAND FORKS, N.D. - Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013 - The North Dakota Safety Council (NDSC) is offering a Self Protection & Predator Awareness course that will improve attendee's personal safety. This course is being offered Sept. 28 and Nov. 16 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Grand Forks at Altru Health.
Just in time for the fourth of July weekend, new DUI laws are taking a tougher approach on drinking and driving. Both first time and repeat offenders will be facing stiffer penalties. Some of the changes include increased fines and mandatory jail sentences.
A North Dakota trucking company has been cited for safety violations after a worker died as a result of on-the-job injuries. Plains Trucking in Ross, North Dakota could pay as much as 28,000 dollars for nine safety violation citations.
There's a strong mix of reactions since we first reported Altru Hospital's low safety grade from a national survey. Altru's letter grade is a "D". The Leapfrog Group issued the report, ranking Altru in the bottom 10 percent of 2,500 hospitals studied.
Every summer, heartbreaking and preventable deaths happen when children are left in hot cars. So far this year 11 children have died after being left in a car nationwide. Reporter Danielle Miller shows us just how fast a car can heat up.
On an A-F grading scale, Altru Hospital gets a D in patient safety, according to a national survey. The Leapfrog Group, a nonprofit that focuses on health care transparency, led the survey of more than 2,500 hospitals. The hospital scored high in the number of patient falls and inpatient deaths.
As children hit up homes in their neighborhood tonight for candy, local law enforcement stresses children, parents and drivers all take extra precaution. Sidewalks will be full of kids in costumes, creating the possibility of chaos.
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