Veterans can now receive free emergency mental health care

Veterans in crisis can now receive free emergency mental health treatment wherever they go.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Veterans can get free emergency mental health care at any VA or non-VA health care facility as long as they served honorably for more than two years. “This is extremely positive news coming out of the VA. It’s going to help more than nine million veterans to use any ER or hospital of their choosing. It’s…

Climate Change Activists March To Demand Action From City Leaders

The organizer says about 150 people attended the march.

FARGO-MOORHEAD.-  Climate change activists in the Fargo-Moorhead area take to the streets to bring awareness to what they call a climate crisis. September 25th is the Global Day of Climate Action. Climate change activists in the metro want to make a stop in every location they say holds an important part in making true change. “People are paying attention. It…

Class Clay Alerts Will Provide Quicker Way To Notify Residents Of Emergencies

Cass and Clay County have been using codeRED to provide emergency notifications for the last 15 years.

CASS COUNTY, N.D. and CLAY COUNTY, Minn. –  Starting September 1, there will be a few changes in the way we receive alerts about what is happening in our community. Cass County Alerts will alert residents about severe weather, fire, floods, and other emergencies as well as of road closures and water utility maintenance. Residents will be able to pick…

Abate of ND And Fargo Harley Owner Group Come Together To Celebrate Healthcare Workers

More than 50 bikes paraded through the Sanford Medial Center, Broadway Hospital, Essentia Health and the VA Hospital

FARGO, N.D. — Many across the country are showing their appreciation for healthcare workers. This afternoon, it was some local bikers’ turn to say thank you. “Just a simple appreciation for everybody and anybody healthcare and we all probably have a friend or relative that works in healthcare and knows everything they’re having to go through especially now, with all…

Phone Outage Affects Grand Forks County Sheriff’s Office

UPDATE: All County phones are back online. Anyone who needs to contact the Sheriff’s Office can resume calls at 701-780-8280   GRAND FORKS, N.D.–The Grand Forks County Sheriff’s Office is reporting a phone outage on Tuesday. All County phones in the Downtown Grand Forks area are currently being affected. Anyone who needs to contact the Sheriff’s Office should call 701-746-2542….

Health Experts Say It’s Okay To Go To The Clinic For Non-Coronavirus Related Illnesses

Sanford Children's Southwest Clinic is operating only as an urgent care center for children.

FARGO, N.D. – Health care workers are seeing a significant decrease of patients in urgent care saying some are choosing to treat illnesses and injuries at home. “The number of patients we’re seeing is probably 80% less than usual. Seeing patients concerned about COVID even has been pretty low. So, it’s one of two things, right. It’s good that people…

Cass County Residents Encouraged to Participate in State-Wide Tornado Drill

A full-system test of the outdoor siren warning system will begin at 11:15 a.m. on April 29.

FARGO, N.D.–Cass County residents are encouraged to participate in the statewide tornado drill on Wednesday, April 29. A full-system test of the outdoor siren warning system will begin at 11:15 a.m. as a part of North Dakota’s Severe Weather Awareness Week. When residents hear the sirens they are encouraged to: Seek shelter indoors and turn on local media (local broadcast…

Cobbers Raise Emergency Funding For Students

One generous graduate has stepped forward to match gifts in support of these efforts up to $50,000

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Most residential students have departed campus at Concordia and Cobbers are transitioning to online learning during the coronavirus pandemic. These circumstances have left some students in a vulnerable financial condition. The college is working to provide emergency funding for students and is accepting donations. The money will be use for such things as food, gas cards or…

Grand Forks County Commissioners Prepare For Potential Flooding Costs

A number of ditches and fields are full of water

GRAND FORKS CO., N.D. — Commissioners in Grand Forks County pass an Emergency Declaration to deal with rising water. It is in response to recent record rains and the melting of last week’s early October snowstorm. The action by the board will allow the county to tap into an emergency fund if needed to help fix infrastructure. At least four…