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Fargo girl with half a heart to be honored at walk

Fargo family is raising aware about heart defect

FARGO N.D – Being only 5 years old and having a heart defect takes a lot of courage. For 5–year–old Willow. She’s a fun-loving kid. Willow is a diehard prankster she loves making people laugh and joking and she loves her tire swing, but her story is a little different then what most kids go through. “So Willow was born with…

Burning at Orangetheory Fitness for Derrick Jacobs; How the Community is Honoring Him One Year Later

Hearts were heavy on January 6th of 2018...but one year later, the right kinds of celebrations are in place for Derrick Jacobs

FARGO, N.D. — One year ago, Derrick Jacobs of Fargo took his own life. Now 365 days later, friends and family are working out together to honor his memory. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen shows us how Orangetheory is more than just a work out. Hearts were heavy on January 6th of 2018…but one year later, the right kinds of celebrations are…

Community Fighting North Dakota’s Leading Cause of Death at Annual Walk: Heart Disease

They are teaching people that it is 80% preventable by living a healthier lifestyle

FARGO, N.D. — The American Heart Association is celebrating its 20th Annual Heart Walk nationwide. Hundreds planned to come out and walk tonight in Island Park in Fargo to raise funds and awareness to fight heart disease. They are teaching people that it is 80% preventable by living a healthier lifestyle. By eating better and getting more physical activity into…

Sanford Announces $200 Million Expansion Plan

The $200 million investment will be rolled out over the next decade

FARGO, N.D. — One year ago, Sanford opened up its new medical center. Wednesday, they announced more projects that will be rolled out over the next decade. Sanford says the plan involves changes to five “centers of excellence,” which are cancer, women’s health, children’s health, heart health, and orthopedics. They say the $200 million investment will bring plenty of jobs and…

Second Location of The Black Frame Boutique Opens in Moorhead

Just off of Main Street, you can find the store at 23 4th Street South

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The Black Frame Boutique in Fargo has opened up their second location and it’s in the heart of downtown Moorhead. Just off of Main Street, you can find the store at 23 4th Street South. The owner of the store started the business out of her basement and has now brought her custom t shirt designs and…

One Woman’s Symptoms Lead to Rare Diagnosis

She has pulmonary hypertension, which causes the blood vessels of the lungs to shrink

FARGO, N.D. — One woman received a rare diagnosis after months of experiencing unexplained symptoms. Shari Hagen–Oxton says she always felt out of breath a year ago. “Even just letting the dog out in the morning, walking from one end of the house I’d have to sit down,” she said. She had other symptoms like stomach issues and swelling of her…

Community Coming Together to Help Dan Turner and His Family

"He's an amazing individual. He's got a heart of gold and he would do anything for anybody"

FARGO, N.D. — Over the last few months, Dan Turner has been working to gain back his strength, his ability and his life after open heart surgery. But people in the community wanted to make that transition easier for Dan and his family. When people describe Dan Turner, many of them say… “He’s an amazing individual. He’s got a heart…

Sanford Takes Part in Cardiac Rehab Challenge

The challenge involves logging miles on a treadmill

FARGO, N.D. — Sanford Health took part in the annual Cardiac Rehab Challenge. The challenge lets cardiac rehab programs from around the upper Midwest compete by logging miles on a treadmill. Both staff members and patients can take part. The goal is to raise awareness about the importance of physical activity while preventing, or recovering, from heart disease. “There’s nothing better…

KVRR Exclusive: Meet The Man Who Got Fargo Police Officer Jason Moszer’s Heart

TJ Nelson Sat Down With Jason's Father, Dave Moszer, And The Recipient Of His Heart, Dave Knudson

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo Police Officer Jason Moszer was killed in the line of duty two years ago this week. Last night we shared snapshots from the first moment the Moszer family heard the heartbeat of their son Jason in his heart recipient, Dave Knudson. In a KVRR exclusive interview, TJ Nelson sat down with Jason’s dad and the man…

KVRR Exclusive: Hear From The Man Who Received Jason Moszer’s Heart

Dave Moszer Talks About His Son's continued Service In A Full Interview At 9 PM

FARGO, N.D. — Jason Moszer was an officer with the Fargo Police Department who was gunned down in the line of duty in 2016. Last night we shared snapshots from the first moment the Moszer family heard the heartbeat of their son Jason in his heart recipient, Dave Knudson. In a KVRR exclusive interview, T.J. Nelson sat down with Jason’s…