Author: Maggie LaMere

15th Annual Sanford Fargo Marathon Prepares for Final Day of Events

Saturday's events include the 10k, relay races and the full and half marathons

FARGO, N.D.– Runners, get your shoes ready! The last day of the week-long events for the 15th Annual Sanford Fargo Marathon is nearing the end of its course. Saturday’s events include the 10k, relay races and the full and half marathons. Close to 10,000 people are signed up to participate in the final day of events. The marathon director advises…

Sanford Stroke Patient in Good Health Works Way Back to Recovery

After a month and a half, stroke survivor Sandy Miller is still looking for answers

FARGO, N.D.– Timing is everything when dealing with a stroke. A Sanford interventional neurologist says 1.9 million brain neurons die each minute during a stroke. “Even before the patient comes in, we are right here and we are ready to take care of the patient right away,” Sanford interventional neurologist Dr. Sachdeva said. Dr. Sachdeva treated Sandy Miller’s stroke at…

Shanley HS Student Wins Top Prize in Heartland Chevy Dealers Scholarship Program

Hailey Giauque was awarded the top prize of $5,000 for her academic, athletic, and service work

FARGO, N.D.– A Shanley High School student is being recognized for her work through the Heartland Chevy Dealers Scholarship Program. Hailey Giauque was awarded the top prize of $5,000 for her academic, athletic, and service work. She was presented the award at the Gateway dealership in Fargo. Hailey is one of 10 students who won a prize through the 2019…

Black Coffee & Waffle Bar is Open for Business in Downtown Fargo

Black Coffee and Waffle Bar chose Fargo as its new home because of the downtown development

FARGO, N.D.– The waffle irons are hot and the coffee is black in Downtown Fargo. Black Coffee and Waffle Bar is open for business. Behind the doors of Downtown Fargo’s newest waffle joint is a menu jam-packed with coffee and waffles suited for people who love both bold and classic flavors. “We have a pulled pork waffle,” Black Coffee and…

LIVE: Black Coffee & Waffle Bar is Open For Business in Downtown Fargo

The menu is jam-packed with coffee and waffles suited for people who love both bold and classic flavors

FARGO, N.D.– KVRR’s Maggie LaMere visits Black Coffee and Waffle Bar during opening week. Black Coffee and Waffle Bar is open Monday through Saturday from 7am-11pm. It closes earlier on Sundays at 8pm. Categories: Morning – In The Community Tags: Black Coffee and Waffle Bar, Downtown Fargo, Waffles

Sandy’s Donuts Plans to Keep Ownership in the Family

Jeff Ostlund, son of the current owner, is planning to one day take ownership

WEST FARGO, N.D.– Sandy’s Donuts is keeping its ownership within the family by making plans to add a third generation to the mix. Jeff Ostlund, son of current owner Mark and grandson of original owner Sandy, is training to be the next owner of the donut shop chain. Jeff just graduated with a business management degree from NDSU. Sandy’s has…

Essentia Explains Stroke Warning Signs

The hospital uses the acronym "be fast" to help detect a stroke

FARGO, N.D.– Essentia Hospital, a Comprehensive Stroke Center, uses in-house alarms and personal pages to alert doctors as soon as a stroke patient arrives. The hospital uses the acronym “be fast,” which stands for balance, eyes, facial droop, arm weakness, speech, and time. This acronym helps to detect a stroke. An Essentia doctor says the warning signs do not differ…

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…

Junk Market Vendors Demonstrate Knack for Creating Something New

The market founder says it gives the 100 participating vendors a place to sell their handmade items

WEST FARGO, N.D.– Between furniture, antique pieces, and jewelry, Junk Market vendors have a knack for using the old to create something new. “You can expect the unexpected at Junk Market and that’s the cool thing about shopping here is it’s going to be one-of-a-kind pieces,” Junk Market founder Maria Bosak said. “It’s going to be handmade items.” Bosak says the…

LIVE: Vendors Bring Old Items to Life at Spring Junk Market

One hundred vendors are participating in the market

WEST FARGO, N.D.– KVRR’s Maggie LaMere speaks with Marlene Olson, owner of Garden Art & More. Garden Art & More is one of the 100 vendors participating in this spring’s Junk Market at the Red River Valley Fairgrounds. Click on the link for more information. Categories: Morning – In The Community Tags: Garden Art & More, Junk Market, RED RIVER…