Healthcare

Sanford Health announces new partnership with Intermountain Health

The organizations are nearly doubling in size by merging

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Big changes are coming to Sanford Health as it merges with another major health organization. Utah based Intermountain Health and Sanford Health will be coming together to share their best practices. The merging will create a $15 billion health system. Both will keep their names for now, but Intermountain will become the parent company Together it has…

Solutions celebrates beginning work on new facility in Moorhead

The new building is being built right in Solution's backyard

MOORHEAD, Minn. – Solutions Behavioral Healthcare Professionals in Moorhead is finally breaking ground on the site for its new facility. The project was scheduled to start back in March, but because of COVID-19 pandemic it was postponed. The new two-story building will help better accommodate the increasing need for its mental & behavioral health services.¬† It will also¬† feature a…

Everlasting Hope Walks To Raise Awareness About Infertility

The group will be walking at the state capital in Bismarck in September

FARGO, N.D. — The organization Everlasting Hope is walking to raise awareness about infertility. The group ran its first 1k Walk Of Hope in Fargo’s Lindenwood Park. Organizers say one in eight people are affected by infertility. The group also provides financial support to qualifying uninsured people living in North Dakota and South Dakota. They hope this walk can help…

DFL State House candidates discuss race to represent Moorhead, Oakport Township

The primary is on Tuesday and whoever wins will go against Republican Edwin Hahn in November.

MOORHEAD, Minn. – Heather Keeler is a native of Lake Andes, South Dakota and is the vice chair of the Moorhead Human Rights Commission. She says growing up not seeing people who look like her in positions of power inspired her to take matters into her own hands. “I need to have the courage to step up. We need to…

Dr. Shelley Lenz Says Burgum “Lacks Leadership” When Dealing With COVID-19

The democrat is a running against Doug Burgum for Governor of North Dakota.

FARGO, N.D. – Dem-NPL candidate for governor of North Dakota Dr. Shelley Lenz stops by Fargo to talk priorities Governor Doug Burgum and Covid-19. Lenz says one of the main issues she wants to tackle if she becomes governor is access to healthcare. She also says Burgum has failed in the way he has handled COVID-19. The Democrat says at…

American Heart Association Lifeline Stroke Program Saves Lives And Helps Patients

We'll Talk Live With The Heart Association About The Stroke: Lifeline In The 8:00 am Hour Of KVRR Morning News On Monday

FARGO, N.D. — In 2017 the American Heart Association put over 5 million dollars into the North Dakota Stroke System. The funding has helped improve training for thousands of professionals in emergency care, better equip hospitals for higher level assistance for patients, and help create programs for recovery from stroke. “It was a game changer for the patients, we realized…

Moorhead Native Uses 3D Printing To Make Face Shields For Hospitals

Quinn Kupec is the son of our very own Chief Meteorologist Rob Kupec.

MARYLAND – Quinn Kupec is a Senior studying at the University of Maryland who saw the potential to help those at the frontlines after discovering a way he could lend a hand. “I saw a bunch of stuff on different 3D printing forums online talking about the ability to manufacture face shields that doctors and first responders need on 3D…

Fargo Native To Begin Streaming Network For “Good” In Support of Frontline Workers

CALLS FOR NATIONAL SPIRIT OF GIVING AND COOPERATION FOR OUR ESSENTIAL WORKERS

Fargo native and self-quarantined Afghanistan War Veteran Mark Lindquist has a new mission. The entertainer is supporting the next round of post traumatic stress suffering people: healthcare, emergency and funeral workers. Starting Tuesday, he is offering a 10 hour a day, seven day a week streaming network for good, called Positivity Lives Here. It’s from 9 to 3 and 7…

Community Drive Helps Those on the Front Lines of the Fight Against COVID-19

They want to help supply healthcare providers with personal protective equipment

FARGO, N.D.- Healthcare workers across the nation are working on the frontline of the COVID-19 pandemic with, at times, not enough supplies to protect them. “The nurses union out in Bismarck came up with this idea for Bismarck they are doing the same exact thing today and tomorrow. So, we thought that over here we could do our part and…

Minnesota Rep. Ben Lien Urges Minnesotans To Follow Coronavirus Safety Guidelines

Minnesota Has Passed Bills To Help Put Money Into Healthcare

MOORHEAD, Minn. — With the coronavirus continuing to spread across the country Minnesota State Representative Ben Lien says it’s important for people to stay calm and follow safety guidelines. He says the Minnesota State Government is working to help provide and protect people being harmed by the coronavirus. Earlier in the week the state legislature passed a pair of bills…