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ATV Crashes Into Deer Near McVille

Mapleton man lost control of the ATV after hitting a deer on Saturday night

MCVILLE, N.D. — A Mapleton, North Dakota man was taken to Altru in Grand Forks after crashing into a deer on an ATV. The highway patrol says 49-year-old Troy Flesche was heading to his camper just south of McVille when he hit the deer just before 10 o’clock Saturday night. He lost control of the ATV and it overturned. Flesche…

Healthcare Industry Taking On Nursing Shortage Nationwide

This week is National Nurses Week

FARGO, N.D. — As we appreciate nurses for everything they do during National Nurses Week, there may be fewer of them working in our region. The American Association of Colleges of Nursing says nurses are the country’s largest healthcare profession with nearly four million registered nurses nationwide. “So when you have a shortage of nurses, that really affects access to care…

Hit-And-Run Death Under Investigation In Grand Forks

Woman was pronounced dead while being transported to a hospital

GRAND FORKS, ND — Grand Forks police are investigating what appears to be a hit-and-run death. Officers responded to I-29 and Demers Avenue around 5 this morning and found a woman on the ground. She was pronounced dead while being transported to a hospital. Her name and age weren’t immediately released. Authorities say evidence at the scene indicates the person was…

One Person Injured In West Fargo Early Morning Fire

The fire was reported around 5:30 a.m. Friday.

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KFGO) – One person was transported to the hospital following an apartment fire at 1031 1st Street East in West Fargo. The fire was reported around 5:30 a.m. Friday. Fire Department spokesman Tom Clark says police arrived on scene to find heavy smoke coming from a ground floor apartment and a male around 40 years old was…

Police Seek Man After Stabbing In South Fargo

They are looking for 20-year-old Penja Lawuya who has no permanent address

FARGO, ND — Police in Fargo are searching for a 20-year-old man in a stabbing that sent one person to a hospital. They are looking for 20-year-old Penja Lawuya who has no permanent address. He is 6’2″ and 185 pounds with brown hair and eyes. Lawuya drives a dark blue 2008 BMW with North Dakota plates 207 CJN. He has a…

Three People Hurt In Crash At Intersection Along Highway 2

Minnesota State Patrol says 19-year-old Kaitlyn Martine of Bagley failed to yield to a car

BAGLEY, MN — Three people were hurt in a crash west of Bagley, Minnesota on Sunday afternoon. Minnesota State Patrol says 19-year-old Kaitlyn Martine of Bagley failed to yield to a car on Highway 2 and crashed into it. She was taken to the hospital in Fosston with non-life threatening injuries. 65-year-old Merlen Loken and 65-year-old Kandace Loken of Arvilla were…

Four People In Vehicle Hit By Train, Three Seriously Hurt

The woman and children were initially taken to the Perham hospital before being life-flighted to surrounding hospitals

OTTER TAIL COUNTY, MN — A woman and two children were seriously hurt when their vehicle collided with a train in Otter Tail County. The sheriff’s office says around 3:25 Saturday afternoon they received information of a train versus car crash at a crossing northwest of Perham. The woman and children were initially taken to the Perham hospital before being…

It’s a boy! Alison Voorhees And Her Husband Welcome Baby Hayden

KVRR co-anchor delivered this bundle of joy around 2 this morning

FARGO, ND — We are getting our first video of KVRR co-anchor Alison Voorhees and her new baby. Alison went to the hospital after the 9:00 news Tuesday night and gave birth a few hours later. Baby Hayden is the first child for Alison and her husband Matt. Lots of family members have been vising the new parents and their baby….

Essentia Health Gives Firsthand Look at New Cardiac and Intermediate Care Unit

The new unit doesn't just look and feel brand new but the extra bed space and the upgraded technology helps better serve their patients

FARGO, N.D. — Essentia Staff are getting their first look at the new Cardiac and Intermediate Care Unit within the hospital on 32nd Avenue in Fargo. “People come to Fargo. It’s a destination to come here for this hospital and we want to always provide the best for them,” said Cindy Jorud, the Director of the ICU Cardiac and Immediate…

Fargo VA Now Offering Whole Health, Primary Prevention Practice to Help Veterans Heal

every VA hospital in the country will have a whole health component by 2019

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo VA celebrates one of their new departments at the hospital with Whole Health Day. KVRR’s Danielle Church tells us how whole health is getting rid of surgery and medication to try a more natural healing process. Fargo’s VA just added another tool to its toolbox. “Everything isn’t disease–based anymore. It focuses on primary prevention and overall…