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LIVE: Pet Connection: Meet Spruce

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…

Sandy's Donuts to provide vegan options

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…

Community Kitchen Offers Fresh Meals To FM Area

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…

Mobile Home Catches Fire, Shoots Flames

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…

LIVE: Winter Warriors

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…

LIVE: More than Double Last Year's Flu Cases

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…

Fargo Cass Public Health to Hold Flu Shot Friday Event

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…

LIVE: Pet Connection: Meet Kent

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…

Baby Stocking Stuffers at Sanford Health

FARGO, ND - Newborn babies are being dressed up in Christmas gear: a stocking and cap. They will go home with a stocking filled with stuffed animals and essentials. The program is running at the…

Six Deaths Related to Flu Outbreak in Minnesota

ST. PAUL, Minn.--Minnesota health officials say an outbreak of early flu strains has contributed to the deaths of six people. There were 60 cases of flu-like illness reported to the state last week. That's a five-fold increase from the week…

Flu Season Off to Unusual Start

FARGO, N.D. -- The CDC estimates that at least 1,300 people nationwide have died from the flu this year. While this number doesn't surprise one North Dakota epidemiologist, the type of flu affecting people in…

LIVE: Pet Connection: Meet Cheddar

Say cheese!!! When Cheddar the pit bull terrier showed up at the KVRR Morning Show and we waved him on in to the studio, he knew right what to do. That's even though he couldn't…

Health Concerns Regarding Frigid Temperatures

FARGO, N.D. -- The frigid temperatures we'll be experiencing over the next couple of days are accompanied with health concerns. Those at Sanford say frostbite is the number one concern when it comes to negative…

Pet Connection: Meet the Monitors

Ah, babies. What's not to love? They're tiny, they're cuddly, and they look to you for all the affection, education and life lessons they need to grow up big and strong someday. That's true…

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