Health

LIVE: Pet Connection: Meet Spruce

Spruce up your karma by adopting a kitten who could use a little love.

At less than six months old, Spruce the kitten is already quite a survivor. Dumped on the street to fend for himself and his two brothers at just 8 weeks old, the litter of kittens came in to Diamond in the Ruff pet rescue in rough shape. While they were struggling to survive, they’d been exposed to a series of…

Sandy’s Donuts to provide vegan options

Vegan donuts will be available at all locations beginning Tuesday

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Sandy’s Donuts is revealing a new recipe for vegans who still want to indulge. Vegan donuts will be available at all Sandy’s locations starting Tuesday morning. The shop is offering seven different kinds, including glazed, cookies and cream, and dark chocolate. The treats are made without any milk or egg products. The owner of Sandy’s says…

Community Kitchen Offers Fresh Meals To FM Area

The lunch which included a hearty soup and greens was served up for free with a free will donations.

FARGO, N.D. — The Vocational Training Center and Heart-n-Soul Community kitchen are teaming up to dish out some delicious meals for people. The lunch which included a hearty soup and greens was served up for free with a free will donations. The money raised helps support providing fresh locally grown foods to people in the community. Organizers say the lunch…

Fargo Cass Public Health Hosts A Walk-In Flu Clinic

There has been an increase of Influenza cases in the area.

FARGO, N.D. – After the holiday season, Fargo Cass wants to remind people it’s not too late to get a flu shot. There have been 25-hundred reported cases of influenza in North Dakota, where as this time last year there were 870. There have been 27 pediatric deaths nationwide due to influenza this year. “The single most important thing to…

Mobile Home Catches Fire, Shoots Flames

Flames were shooting out of the windows and the back doors according to neighbors and firefighters.

FARGO, N.D. – A mobile home at the Riviera Heights Mobile Home Park caught fire early Thursday morning. That fire began at 7:15 AM and took 15 minutes to extinguish, and 15 firefighters to fight the blaze. Flames were shooting out of the windows and the back doors according to neighbors and firefighters. The cold weather and snow did hinder…

LIVE: Winter Warriors

Weather making you a little nuts? Get into a sport where crazy comes in handy.

We’ve hit the doldrums of winter, a time when day after day of below-zero temps, cloudy skies, deep snow and early sunsets can leave you feeling fairly stir-crazy. Put it to good use. The Winter Warriors games are coming to Frostival for the first time this winter, and all that stored-up silliness and pent-up athletic energy is just what you…

TRIAD and Senior Connections Holds Educational Talks About Weather Safety

One of the reasons for the talk is because senior citizens are at a higher risk of health problems and injuries related to the cold.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — TRIAD and Senior Connections are teaming up to educate people about how to stay safe during our dangerous winter weather. The group spoke to a packed room at the Hjemkomst Center in Moorhead. One of the reasons for the talk is because senior citizens are at a higher risk of health problems and injuries related to the…

LIVE: More than Double Last Year’s Flu Cases

A strange flu season is sweeping its way across the state.

Flu shots kids didn’t get may be part of the reason we’re struggling under what epidemiologists say is one of the strangest flu seasons they’ve seen in our region. That’s after new numbers show the state received reports of almost two thousand confirmed flu cases so far this year. At 1,989 at last count, compared to 750 this time last…

Fargo Cass Public Health to Hold Flu Shot Friday Event

The North Dakota Department of Health says it is not too late to get a flu shot.

FARGO, N.D.–Fargo Cass Public Health hopes to increase flu vaccination rates with a walk-in Flu Shot Friday event on January 10. The event is in response to the North Dakota Department of Health’s reported increase in influenza activity. The event will be from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. in the Linden Room at Fargo Cass Public Health. Flu shots will…

LIVE: Pet Connection: Meet Kent

There's no such thing as a stranger to this cuddly cutie.

If you’re looking to make more friends in the new year, you can’t go wrong with a companion like Kent to make introductions for you. The pit bull cross came in to the KVRR studios for his Pet Connection with an enthusiastic greeting for everyone he met. Kent, like a lot of pit bulls, never met a person he didn’t…