Fargo VA Hospital

Fargo VA trunk-or-treat event helps raise awareness of services for veterans

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Superheroes, princesses, and even a couple of mad scientists are in town. Fargo VA Hospital held its first-ever “trunk or treat” event Tuesday evening to help get the word out about its services and gather people in a safe and socially-distanced way. Employees from more than a dozen VA programs including homelessness, healthcare, suicide prevention and…

Derby For the Vets gift $10,000 check to VA hospital

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Derby for the Vets presenting a special donation to Fargo’s VA hospital. In a special announcement about the upcoming 10th annual derby, the director presented a check totaling 10 thousand dollars that was collected from this year’s event. Part of the announcement also included new changes that would allow people of all ages to participate in…

Derby for Vets raises funds for local veterans

"All the proceeds, 100% of them go to the VA hospital for their services."

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — In appreciation of local veterans, a Derby for the Vets race and silent auction took place in downtown Fargo to help raise funds in support of veterans. Members of the community rallied behind unique derby cars as they raced to celebrate the 9th Annual Derby for the Vets event. “We came up with this crazy idea…

Getting By Through Music: How A Fargo VA Doctor Deals With COVID-19 Stress

"But, I didn't know it was going to save me, eventually, from getting burned out."

FARGO, N.D.- “We can prescribe a pill that can cure the body, but singing sort of cures the soul,” says Yuri Nakasato, a Rheumatologist at the Fargo VA Hospital. Dr. Yuri Nakasato has been using tunes to escape from the challenging times that have been looming over him for the last couple of months. “A way to be somewhere else….

Elementary School kids surprise veterans with thank you cards

The cards were made yesterday as part of their lesson where they were taught about what it means to be a veteran

FARGO, N.D.- First Graders at Longfellow Elementary School walked almost a mile to the Fargo VA Hospital to give Veterans a thank you card, an American flag, and personally thank them for serving. “We drew flags and then we would, we put in a note inside of it and then some of us draw pictures on the back too. We want…