Life

3-Year-Old Murder Victim’s Mother Describes Man Charged In Connection To His Death

Family shares their devastation over the loss

BRECKENRIDGE, Minn. — Charges have been filed against Tracy Brant, who is allegedly involved in the homicide of his 3 year old son, Winter Barker. Winter’s mother tells KVRR about the relationship between her family and Tracy and role he played in Winter’s life. “He was always a good little boy he would always follow me everywhere, his mama’s boy,”…

Minnesota Ranks Fourth Nationwide for Life Expectancy

Men have an average life expectancy of 78.7, while women have an average of 82.9

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota ranks fourth nationwide for life expectancy, according to a study coordinated by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington. Men in Minnesota have an average life expectancy at 78.7 years, and women are at an average of 82.9. Some senior living communities are seeing a shift in what seniors want…

High School Students are Fishing for a Cure

Students are dipping in their fishing rods hoping to pull out some cancer research funds ahead of Relay for Life

FARGO, ND – Students are dipping in their fishing rods hoping to pull out some cancer research funds. In preparation for Relay for Life on Friday April 13th, students at Fargo North High School went fishing for a cure, using magnetic rods to fish out a prize. During the school lunch periods, kids donated $1.00, casted the lure into a…

Sanford is Celebrating the Lives of Neck and Head Cancer Survivors

A lot of our patients don't have a friend or a relative that have gone through similar experiences

FARGO, N.D. — Sanford Health is celebrating the lives of those who have won their battle to neck and head cancer. Survivors are discussing their journeys and how Sanford helped them win their fight. They say they have a new perspective on life after cancer taught them an important lesson. “I’m not invincible and when you hear the words ‘you…

NDSU Is Preparing Students for the Future

The university is helping its students be a step ahead in a competitive job search.

FARGO, ND — NDSU students are starting their job searches but the big questions lingers…where do they begin? The university is helping their students be a step ahead in this competitive job search. Transitioning from college to the working world is one of the hardest challenges students face. But NDSU is trying to take some of that load off their…

Students From Sheyenne High School Donating More than 800 Items to the YWCA

Teachers at the high school say the first 1,000 days of a newborn's life can determine a lot of the child's future

FARGO, ND — Students at Sheyenne High School have been learning about childhood development and raising funds and collecting donations for little ones in need. They raised more than 800 items to donate to the YWCA for babies from impoverished families. Teachers at the high school say the first 1,000 days of a newborn’s life can determine a lot of…

Lottery Fever Hits the Metro

Right now the numbers for both jackpots are big...at almost 500 million dollars

FARGO, ND — Lotto fever is back and people are rushing to buy their lottery tickets. “What’s the odds of a guy from Fargo, North Dakota winning?” asked Scott Molberg, from Fargo. Anyone’s chance of winning the Powerball or Mega Millions jackpot is around one in 260 million but that hasn’t stopped people from taking a chance. “It’s worth a…

Forget the Resolutions: What Are You Looking Forward to in 2018?

Many people in the community say it's a great excuse to get active and get prepared for the warm season ahead

FARGO, ND — The New Year is always an opportunity for a fresh start but many people in Fargo say this year they don’t have a resolution, but they do have many exciting activities and adventures to look forward to. Many people in the community say it’s a great excuse to get active and get prepared for the warm season…

NDSU is Giving Students a Place to Call Home this Holiday Season

When you live thousands of miles away from your college campus, it's not always possible to get home for breaks

FARGO, ND — When you live thousands of miles away from your college campus, it’s not always possible to get home for breaks. NDSU is giving kids a place to call home this holiday season. On the outside, NDSU seems quiet, but on the inside, some students are staying on campus this winter break. “They can stay where they’ve become…

Man Sentenced in Killing of Bismarck Woman

Prosecutors say that Brickle-Hicks' lack of remorse and violent behavior called for the maximum sentence

BISMARCK, ND — A man convicted of killing a woman behind a Bismarck store has been sentenced to life in prison without parole. A jury in September found 35-year-old Morris Brickle-Hicks guilty of beating 40-year-old Misty Coffelt and leaving her to die behind Runnings in April 2016. Prosecutors say that Brickle-Hicks’ lack of remorse and violent behavior called for the…