On Air Now

Current Show

The Mike McFeely Show   2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Moorhead Mayor Del Rae Williams joins the program to discuss the visit from Minnesota governor Mark Dayton.

Show Info »

Upcoming Shows

Program Schedule »

Listen

Listen Live Now » 790 AM Fargo-Moorhead

Weather

Current Conditions(Fargo,ND 58103)

More Weather »
77° Feels Like: 78°
Wind: SSW 10 mph Past 24 hrs - Precip: 0”
Current Radar for Zip

Today

Partly Cloudy 77°

Tonight

Partly Cloudy 57°

Tomorrow

Mostly Sunny 81°

Alerts

Horse virus cases showing up in Upper Midwest

horses
horses

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- State officials in the Upper Midwest are cautioning horse owners about a virus that spreads easily among the animals and can lead to breathing problems, abortions and nervous system disorders.

Three cases of equine herpesvirus have been documented this year in North Dakota and seven cases have been confirmed in Minnesota. The North Dakota horses are recovering, but three in Minnesota have been euthanized.

South Dakota hasn't documented any cases of EHV, but the state's Animal Industry Board earlier this month cautioned horse owners because of the cases in other states.

The American Quarter Horse Association has documented a number of cases and outbreaks across the nation over the past year, including the Minnesota cases. The association this month rescheduled events in Minnesota because of the Upper Midwest cases.

Comments