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With Feud Over, University of North Dakota Donors Sign Contract Extension

School and Ralph Engelstad Arena officials announced Tuesday that the deal will run through September of 2030.

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–A major donor to the University of North Dakota who had threatened to withhold donations over a dispute with the former president has agreed to a 10-year contract extension with the school to operate the team’s hockey arena. School and Ralph Engelstad Arena officials announced Tuesday that the deal will run through September of 2030. Terms were not…

Holiday Blood Drive: One West Fargo Couple’s Story About Giving and Receiving

As a constant supporter and right hand, Tim decided he has more than enough blood and platelets to help others

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Medical experts say blood donations are in higher demand during the holiday season and one man is doing his part to make a difference. Donating blood two to three times a year was routine for Tim Mehl. “But in 2013 it became more personal…we spent a lot of time in the hospital befriending people that had…

“He’d be honored he was able to help all these people” Man Who Died in Mapleton Crash Donates His Organs

FARGO, N.D.  – Last Thursday, Cameron Bolton was one of the many injured in a Mapleton crash. Days later, Cameron didn’t make it. His stepdad describes how the 22–year–old will continue on. “Cameron’s leaving us and this is my way of seeing Cameron live on in other people. And, so, physiologically it makes me feel better it helps me understand…

Sanford Welcomes New Installation: “Because of You…I Live”

Honoring the lived and stories of organ and tissue donors, families and recipients with a new installation

FARGO, N.D. — Sanford Medical Center is honoring the lives and stories of organ and tissue donors, families and recipients with a new installation. The “because of you… I live wall” shares photos and stories behind those who are a part of this life saving opportunity. Some of the patients want people to know that this possibility and technology is…

United Blood Services Asking For New Blood Donors

United Blood Services is looking for new donors. Katie Bartelson, the Senior Donor Recruitment Representative for United Blood Services stopped by KVRR Local News Monday morning to talk about the growing need for blood donations and how people can donate. Categories: Community, Health, Morning – In The Studio Tags: Blood, blood donor, Donation, donor, united blood services

Moszers Hear Son’s Heartbeat In Heart Recipient

Fargo Police Officer Jason Moszer Was Killed In The Line Of Duty In February 2016

FARGO, N.D. — This is an emotional week for the family of Fargo Police Officer Jason Moszer who died in the line of duty two years ago. Jason’s father, Dave, shared these pictures on social media of the family listening to Jason’s heartbeat. Jason’s heart was donated when he died two years ago to David Knudson. Knudson waited three years…

United Blood Services: We Need Your Help

United Blood Services takes appointments but also welcomes walk-ins

FARGO, ND — During the holiday season, there is a 40 percent decrease in the amount of people donating blood. The cold weather is making those numbers even lower. United Blood Services is asking for the community to help by spending an hour of their time to donate blood. During bad weather, more trauma accidents seem to happen and there’s…

Salvation Army, United Blood Services Need Your Help

The Salvation Army has fallen short of their kettle goal of $900,000

  FARGO, ND — Frigid temps are keeping people indoors and officials with United Blood Services says they are in need of donors. UBS says during the holiday season, blood donations tend to drop about 40 percent and it’s during that time that donations are needed most. With our colder weather, those donations drop even lower and officials say they…

MSUM Dance Marathon Hosts Holiday Blood Drive

A blood drive was hosted by MSUM Dance Marathon and United Blood Services

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Students at MSUM are helping save lives this holiday season by donating blood. A blood drive was hosted by MSUM Dance Marathon and United Blood Services. UBS hosts blood drives throughout the community nearly every day to keep up with the supply needed for the 70 hospitals in the area that they support. During the holidays, UBS…

United Blood Services Sending Blood Products to Las Vegas

In Vegas, the community is lining up outside donation centers to give back

FARGO, ND — One of Fargo’s blood donation centers has a station in Las Vegas. United Blood Services officials say they’ve sent more than 200 blood products to victims of the mass shooting. In Vegas, the community is lining up outside donation centers to give back. Caroline McGuire tells us there were enough blood donations to help the more than…