Health

Hours Before Her Special Early Christmas Day Begins, West Fargo’s Debi Berger Passes Away

Debi, who was in hospice care, asked to experience the magic of Christmas one last time. Included is KVRR Reporter Danielle Church's original report

  WEST FARGO, ND — We have just received some sad news.  Debi Berger, the woman for whom the City of West Fargo was creating an early Christmas, has passed away. Debi, who was in hospice care, asked to experience the magic of Christmas one last time. Her daughter, Britney, and a group of family friends began asking neighbors to…

Emergency Responders who Helped Deliver a Baby Honored

They helped bring a baby boy name Beckham John Welk into the world

WEST FARGO, ND — F–M Ambulance and the West Fargo Police Department became local heroes for helping deliver a baby boy in West Fargo. After getting a call for a woman in labor, they found Nikki Welk while she was having contractions. Within minutes, a baby boy name Beckham John Welk entered the world to greet his parents, Nikki and…

Minnesota Granted Nearly $17 Million for Substance Abuse Programs

State officials say less than 10 Minnesotans died of a heroin overdose in 2008

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota is investing nearly $17 million dollars into facilities and programs across the state to combat the opioid addiction crisis. State officials say less than 10 Minnesotans died of a heroin overdose in 2008. That number has since increased in the state by 430 percent, with 376 in 2016. Officials say $16.6 million will be…

Expert Help With Open Enrollment

Call it the lightning round of "Choose your health care!"

Open enrollment is already started for the year, and the clock is ticking. This year, your window to enroll is half the length of time last year’s was — you now have 45 days to pick a health care plan, instead of 90. That’s why we welcomed Lori Kinn of Family Health Care in Fargo to the KVRR Morning Show…

Shhh…It’s a Secret! Creating Christmas for West Fargo’s Debi Berger

she will be surprised by the city of west fargo saturday night

WEST FARGO, ND — Debi Berger is fighting liver and kidney failure and has been placed in hospice care. Now, a group of neighbors in West Fargo are trying to grant her last wish. Christmas is coming a little earlier this year in West Fargo, but it’s not for the big man in red and his sleigh driven by reindeer. It’s…

Discount Grocery Store, ALDI, Opens in Dilworth

ALDI Has Opened Up In Dilworth

DILWORTH, Minn. — Lines were out the door and the parking lot full as ALDI celebrated their opening day in Dilworth. ALDI is a grocery store known for their discount prices. Their store has only five and a half isles full of only the most commonly purchased products and sizes. They offer organic, all natural, and gluten free options, as…

Thankful Thursdays at The Prairie Roots Co-op

From now until November 30th, the store will be hosting free events every Thursday to say thank you to the community

FARGO, ND — November is a month full of festive fall activities but Prairie Roots in Fargo is also reminding the community that it’s a month for being thankful. From now until November 30th, the store will be hosting free events every Thursday to say thank you to the community. Today they offered free health consultations from Healing Arts Chiropractic….

Chiropractic Clinic Celebrates its Clientele with Patient Appreciation Day

All Seasons Chiropractic Clinic held its first-ever Customer Appreciation Day

FARGO, N.D. — A chiropractic clinic is showing thanks to its clientele. All Seasons Full Body Chiropractic in Fargo hosted Patient Appreciation Day. The office offered free body fat assessments, as well as cryotherapy and compression treatments. Existing clients were also entered into a drawing for free electric pulse treatment sessions. The office created the event to give back to…

Bismarck-Mandan Emergency Men’s Shelter Closes

The facility opened in response to those in need of emergency shelter in 1987

  BISMARCK, ND — Several homeless men have been forced back onto the streets in Bismarck. The Bismarck-Mandan’s only emergency men’s shelter closed suddenly. With snow expected this week, the closure of the Ruth Meiers Hospitality House has men desperately looking for another place to stay. The facility opened in response to those in need of emergency shelter in 1987….

November is Eat Smart Month

Steel yourself for the holidays ahead.

Small changes can add up to big results when it comes to taking control of your eating patterns. That’s the message from the American Heart Association and their friends at the North Dakota Soybean Council for the month of November. They’re teaming up in honor of Eat Smart Month to help you and all the members of your family make…