Families

Task Force Made To Make Guidelines For Long-Term Care Visitors in ND

Next week on the KVRR Morning Show we will be chatting with Larson on the next step forward.

FARGO, N.D. — The North Dakota Long Term Care Association is creating a task force to help reunite families with their loved ones. The group is expecting to meet next week to put together a plan on how they can safely do this. The committee’s chairman says the group is working closely with the state health department and following trends…

Health Experts Discuss How To Deal With Isolation And Family Tension Amid COVID-19

She encourages people to find a hobby at home, whether that is knitting, painting, or doing puzzles.

MOORHEAD, Minn. – Mental health professionals say they’ve been kept busy with patients as the coronavirus creates tension between some families. “Family dynamic questions, how to deal with increased family stress, increase behavior from kids, lots of, lots of different things.,” says Christina Smestad, Mental Health Professional, The Village Family Service Center. They say it’s important for families to find…

Red River Zoo Reopens Its Doors

The zoo is operating everyday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

FARGO, N.D.- “I was really excited because I love coming to the zoo,” says Maggie Blair, who’s visiting the Red River Zoo. Many families in the Fargo-Moorhead area wasted no time to get out as more businesses started to reopen their doors to the public. “We thought it would be a great idea to just come out and everybody was…

Local volunteers Are Fighting World Hunger One Meal At A Time

A local Fargo man spoke about his experience personally delivering the meals.

FARGO, N.D.- Chris Haugen of Fargo has been part of the mobile pack event for five years. “I was just kind of blown away when I got here, because I thought wow look at the speed these people are doing things. Look at the amount of food that is being packed in a short amount of time. I thought, I…

SpartanNash Foundation and Family Fare Make Donation to Great Plains Food Bank

Through the foundations annual scan campaign, the organization was able to raise 6,750 dollars.

FARGO/WEST FARGO, N.D – Through the foundation’ss annual scan campaign, the organization was able to raise $6,750. The campaign ran in October and November at Family Fare locations in Fargo and West Fargo. Since the it started in 2015, SpartanNash Foundation has donated over $35,000 to the Great Plains Food Bank. “The opportunity to give back to the community out…

Ninja Warriors In Fargo Put Their Endurance To The Test

Athletes have to finish the course in a designated amount of time

FARGO, N.D.- Four Star Ninja Academy hosted The Federation of International Ninja Athletics. “So, today we’re doing the endurance course. The endurance covers twelve different obstacles. Eight of them are going to be upper body, or in the air ,” says Dustin Hjelmstad, the co-owner, Four Star Ninja Academy. The academy opened July of last year. It was  a way…

Red River Zoo Hosts Zoo Year’s Eve For Kids and Families

Kids and families were able to do a countdown every hour.

FARGO, N.D.-  Zoo Year’s Eve is making sure kids get the New Years experience without going past their bedtime. “The zoo is our big chance to celebrate the new year with all our friends. And, so we have on every hour on the hour we have a countdown for the New Year for the kids . We have animal encounters…

An Employee At Clara Barton Starts Program Helping Kids And Families In Need

The program is servicing about 20 families from Clara Barton and Hawthorne Elementary Schools.

FARGO, N.D.- A year and a half ago, Julie saw Fargo South High School had a food pantry and she wanted to bring one to Clara Barton and Hawthorne Elementaries. “We started very small about a year ago and offered it for Thanksgiving and Christmas and now we’re down here,” says Julie Hetland the Office Assistant at Clara Barton Elementary. …

Essentia Health Unveils New NICU, Women’s and Children’s Unit

Patients are set to move in Monday

FARGO, N.D. — Essentia Health unveils its new $4.1 million NICU and Women’s and Children’s Unit. One doctor at Essentia had twins born prematurely three years ago, and seeing the new unit unveiled was especially meaningful for her. “The first time I came down, we’ve known this project was coming, so I was able to see when it was just…