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Sanford Health To Temporarily Stop Using Devices From One Of Its Surgeons

Sanford leaders say the suspension of the devices will remain until legal issues are resolved

SIOUX FALLS, SD — Sanford Health in Sioux Falls will stop using some medical devices manufactured by one of its surgeons as a federal investigation into their use is underway. Sanford’s neurosurgeon Wilson Asfora owns a company that sells devices used in spine surgeries. Two Sanford doctors in 2016 filed a lawsuit accusing Asfora of illegally profiting by using those…

Senators Hoeven And Cramer Push For Quick Confirmation of Defense Secretary Nominee

The Senate Armed Services Committee has approved Mark Esper's nomination

WASHINGTON, D.C. — North Dakota Senator John Hoeven has spent some time getting to know President Trump’s latest secretary of defense nominee. Hoeven, who is a member of the Senate Defense Appropriations Committee, met with Mark Esper. He outlined the importance of North Dakota’s nuclear and unmanned aerial systems missions to the nation’s defense. Hoeven also talked about the need…

North Dakota Sues Feds Over Pipeline Protest Police Costs

Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem says he filed the lawsuit Thursday against the Army Corps of Engineers.

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) _ North Dakota has sued the federal government to recover the $38 million the state spent policing protests against the Dakota Access oil pipeline. Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem says he filed the lawsuit Thursday against the Army Corps of Engineers. He says the agency didn’t respond to an administrative claim he filed one year ago. The agency…

Fargo PD Releases Dash Cam Video of Traffic Stop Turned Aggressive

Dash cam video shows police pulling over 26–year–old Abraham Nyei

FARGO, N.D.–Fargo Police has released video of an incident that turned aggressive Monday. “I never expected something like this to come out of the Fargo Police Department,” said Abraham Nyei, the man arrested. “I really think they responded appropriately to the situation,” said chief David Todd, Fargo Police. Dash cam video shows police pulling over 26–year–old Abraham Nyei. Officers  say…

LIVE: Pet Connection: Meet Miss Sophia

Believe me, she'll keep you busy all on her own.

You might think it’s less fun to have one dog than two. Miss Sophia is here to prove you wrong. The year-and-a-half-old husky-shepherd mix came in to Homeward Animal Shelter by way of the pound, and in to the KVRR Morning Show studios via Homeward’s Heather Klefstad. And she was more fun than a barrel of monkeys the whole morning….

Volunteers Create Books for Visually Impaired Students

THE TACTILE BOOKS TEACH THEM BASIC CONCEPTS LIKE READING AND COUNTING

FARGO, N.D.  — Kids who can’t see don’t learn the same way students with vision do. In order to grasp concepts like reading and counting, they need to feel sensory objects, some of which others would simply throw away. “A lot of them came from the vision teachers because we collect a lot of what other people would say junk,…

Google’s Digital Media Manager Talks About Online Ads with Local Businesses

FARGO, N.D. — In the age of social media, promoting your business or brand has never been more accessible. Figuring out exactly the way to do it can seem overwhelming. A Lunch & Learn event hosted by Prairie Den featured Google’s Digital Media Manager Matt Bergh. He was there to teach participants how to improve their digital marketing skills using…

A new home away from home for your dog opens in South Fargo

Barks & Recreation is located at 5126 51st Ave S

FARGO, N.D. – Barks & Recreation celebrated its grand opening with a ribbon cutting and tours of the new facility. The day care is unique to the F-M area as it has equipment that can’t be found anywhere else in the area and offers specific curriculums for each pet. “Kind of like taking your kid to daycare, we have different…