Hero

“You’re My Hero” Eagles Fan Gets A Hug From Carson Wentz

Eagles post video on their Twitter page, #EaglesCamp | #FlyEaglesFly

PHILADELPHIA, PA — “You’re My Hero”. A young Eagles fan meets his hero Carson Wentz outside Eagles practice. The Philadelphia Eagles posted the exchange on their Twitter page Friday morning. According to FOX29 in Philadelphia, the little boy is Giovanni Hamilton, who is battling a rare genetic disorder. Giovanni was there with family and other youngsters waiting to meet some…

LIVE: Be A Hero At HERO Bash

HERO Refurbishes Health Equipment For People Here And Around The World

  The Executive Director of Healthcare Equipment Recycling Organization, or HERO, Maren Gemar, joins Adam to talk about HERO’s mission and the 15th annual HERO Bash. The bash is Friday, February 10th from 6-9 p.m. at Delta Hotels by Marriott in Fargo. HERO takes used medical equipment, refurbishes it, and sells it at reduced prices for people who can’t afford…

F-M Ambulance Honors Man for Quick Thinking Saving Moorhead Man With CPR

Riley Rude saved John Collins' life in Moorhead after he had a heart attack

FARGO, N.D. — Only seven to 10 percent of people survive getting a heart attack. But F-M Ambulance EMT’s say it’s people like Riley Rude who can change that statistic and it’s why they honored him with an award. Three months ago, Rude noticed John Collins had collapsed outside his Moorhead home. He performed CPR on Collins until emergency responders arrived,…

HERO Makes Final Push in “40K in 40 Days” Fundraising Campaign

HERO collects and distributes donated healthcare equipment

FARGO, N.D. — The year coming to a close also comes the end of a big fundraising campaign. HERO, or Healthcare Equipment Recycling Organization, has their sixth annual “40K in 40 days” campaign. They’re about halfway to their $40,000 goal. Funds raised will go towards day –to–day operations and the fee waiver program. HERO says a third of its customers who…

American Hero and North Dakota Native, Clint Hill, Is Given State’s Highest Honor

On November 22nd, 1963 in the presidential motorcade, Clint Hill risked his own life to save President Kennedy and the first lady

WASHBURN, N.D. — North Dakota’s highest honor has been given to a former U.S. Secret Service agent who was at the Kennedy assassination. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen tells us how Clint Hill has held on to his North Dakota roots. “Who was the individual that’s etched into our memories who left so selflessly onto the back of the limousine to shield…

A Quest for Community Service Nationwide: Couple Stops in Fargo to Help Out at HERO

John-Michael and Tara Elmore rearranged shelves and organized medical supplies at HERO

FARGO, N.D. — There aren’t a lot of married couples who live out of a van and spend a year traveling from state to state. However, John–Michael and Tara Elmore are not just going on a nationwide road trip. Instead, they’re making a difference through community service. “We wanted to travel, we wanted to see all 50 states, and we said…

LIVE: Help HERO Supply Medical Supplies For People In Need

14th Annual HERO Bash Fundraiser This Week

  Brent Brandt, the Development Coordinator for HERO, joins Adam to talk about the 14th annual HERO Bash. It’s set for Friday, April 20th at the Delta Hotels by Marriott on 42nd St. S. in Fargo. HERO recycles medical equipment for people in need, often giving supplies away. The group also supplies equipment for mission trips around the world. HERO…

Returning Hero Surprises Stepson at Liberty Middle School

After Eli Jorgens lost his father at a young age, John Carlson entered his life

FARGO, ND — Jon Carlson was one of those Happy Hooligans who returned home to Fargo. He is a husband, a son and a father to four children, but not everyone knew about his return home. Just a few years ago, Ashton and Eli lost the man they once called Dad. “My dad died when I was back in second…

LIVE: An Evening With Sean Astin To Help Local Non-Profits

Q&A Event Supports HERO And Fargo Film Festival

  He helped search for a hidden pirate treasure, lead the ring-bearer to Mt. Doom in order to save Middle Earth, and inspired everyone as Rudy. Now he’s helping two local non-profits. Brent Brandt with HERO, Healthcare Equipment Recycling Organization, joins Adam Ladwig to talk about An Evening with Sean Astin September 13th at the Fargo Theater. Astin will present…

Sweet Treats, the Stanley Cup and Matt Cullen at the Moorhead Dairy Queen

Fans waited in line for hours for the chance to meet Matt Cullen and touch the Stanley Cup

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Three-Time Stanley Cup champion and Moorhead native, Matt Cullen, is in town and he has the Pittsburgh Penguins’ Stanley Cup with him. Hundreds of fans waited in line for hours for the chance to meet Cullen and to touch the Stanley Cup. Some of those fans have been in line since before the sun even came up…