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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…

LIVE: Bioblitz

You'd never guess all the amazing animals and plants we have right in our own backyards.

It’s been said that a stranger is just a friend you haven’t met yet — and, with the vast majority of birds, bees, butterflies and plants you probably never realized we have living right here in the Fargo metro area, that’s pretty much the case. This weekend, there’s a way you can get an introduction to each and every one…

Man Dead After Being Struck By Train

It happened on a stretch of tracks where there were no marked crossings.

FARGO, N.D. (KFGO) – A man was killed after being struck by a train in downtown Fargo. Police were called shortly before 11 p.m. Thursday to an area near Sixth Avenue North and Roberts Street where they found a man with “significant trauma” who was dead. It happened on a stretch of tracks where there were no marked crossings. Sgt. Troy Hannig…

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…

Fix-it-Forward Fundraiser Raising Money to Help People With Transportation

Fix it Forward Ministry helps people in the metro with their transportation issues

MOORHEAD, Minn.– Fix–it–Forward Auto Care is hosting its first open house, car show and silent auction at their shop to raise money for it’s nonprofit. Fix it Forward Ministry helps people in the metro with their transportation issues. The shop gives away old cars that have been donated to them, and fixes cars for people who can’t afford it. The…

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…

UPDATE: Missing Red Panda Found at Red River Zoo

Red Panda Discovered Missing Thursday Morning

    UPDATE: The zoo says Sheffield is now back safe in his enclosure. The zoo is thanking its staff and the community for help and support during the search. FARGO, N.D. — The Red River Zoo wants people to be on the lookout for one of its animals. Earlier this morning, a zookeeper noticed Sheffield, the Red Panda, missing…

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…

9th Annual VA2K Walk & Roll is Raising Awareness About Veteran Homelessness

Vets and the public participated in the two kilometer walk or wheelchair roll starting at the VA

FARGO, N.D.– The Fargo VA hosts its ninth annual VA2K Walk and Roll to support homeless veterans and an active lifestyle. Vets and the public participated in the two kilometer walk or wheelchair roll starting at the VA. Donations like nonperishable food and bottled water are accepted to help homeless veterans. Eleven years ago, it was estimated there were five…

North Dakota’s Stroke System Trying to Increase Survival Rates

It was created in 2009

  FARGO, N.D. — Not everyone who has a stroke will pick up the phone and call 911. “We had 30,000 calls in 2018. Strokes only make up one percent and we know there’s a lot more people having strokes out there. Unfortunately they self-present to the hospitals and then they have family drive them too late.” Lonski says people can…