RECOVERY

Fargo Davies, West Fargo Volleyball Teams Play for Kids Battling Cancer

The two teams choose which fundraiser they help out each year

FARGO, ND — It’s the sixth year this familiar Volleyball match up is raising money. Players said they’ve raised at least $7,000 and counting to help a summer camp for kids with cancer. Davies High versus West Fargo means it’s time to “Dig for Kamp KACE.” Both sides are serving hope for a summer camp made for children with cancer….

Minot Man Shot During Las Vegas Massacre Recovering from Surgery

He's breathing with the help of a ventilator, but doctors hope to remove it soon

  LAS VEGAS — A Minot man shot in the stomach during the Las Vegas massacre has undergone a fourth surgery. Thirty-one-year-old Andrew Gudmunson’s father and the real estate company that employs him say he underwent an operation Sunday at a Las Vegas hospital to close the wound in his abdomen. Gudmunson was shot on October 1 in the attack…

Minot Man Undergoing Surgery After Being Shot in Las Vegas, Fargo Man Escapes by Hiding Under Bleachers

What should have been a night of fun turned into the deadliest shooting in modern U.S. history

LAS VEGAS — A Minot was man was one of those shot in the Las Vegas massacre. He is in stable condition, while six other concert goers from Fargo managed to escape the shooting unharmed. What should have been a night of fun turned into the deadliest shooting in modern U.S. history. “We were sitting there watching Jason Aldean,” said…

No Charges Filed in Fight Near NDSU Campus

Smith told police that he confronted a man who he believed was responsible for an earlier domestic assault on a woman he knows

FARGO, ND — The Cass County State’s Attorney’s office has decided not to charge a man in a fight with an NDSU student. Prosecutors say there were conflicting accounts of what happened when Isaiah Smith, a junior from Brainerd, was injured in a park near campus earlier this month. Smith told police that he confronted a man who he believed…

Actress Kate Walsh Breaks Silence on Brain Tumor Diagnosis

Surgeons were able to remove the tumor, and she was able to make a full recovery

  NATIONAL — Actress Kate Walsh of Grey’s Anatomy and the spin-off series, Private Practice, is breaking her silence over a 2015 diagnosis she never saw coming. In an interview with Cosmopolitan, Walsh says doctors diagnosed her with a brain tumor. She says she did not take her fatigue and other symptoms seriously, thinking it was her busy schedule and…

Michael Kaspari Honored at Annual Run for Recovery

Family, friends and co-workers remember a man dedicated to helping drug addicts

FARGO, ND — Hundreds of runners flocked to the starting line for another annual 5K for Recovery Month. But this time, they’re remembering a life at Lindenwood Park. Michael Kaspari, one of the co-founders of First Step Recovery, passed away in April. “So are you guys ready?” Governor Doug Burgum asked a group of runners on megaphone. With every stride…

Governor Burgum, First Lady Kathryn Honor Michael Kaspari and the Run for Recovery

The Run for Recovery is about more than addiction awareness

FARGO, ND — Governor Doug Burgum and North Dakota’s First Lady are joining hundreds of runners in Fargo. The Run for Recovery is about more than addiction awareness. They’re remembering the life of a local leader. KVRR’s Nick Broadway joins us from Lindenwood Park with more. NICK BROADWAY, REPORTING: I’m near the main shelter at Lindenwood Park where hundreds of…

Body Recovered in West Battle Lake Identified as Missing Grand Forks Man

An autopsy will be performed

  WEST BATTLE LAKE, Minn. — The body of a Grand Forks man has been recovered in West Battle Lake, Minnesota. Authorities were using sonar equipment on the lake Wednesday afternoon when they found the body of 39-year-old Peter Akinboro. The Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office Dive Rescue Team recovered the body with the help of water patrol members. An…

ReGroup Partnering with Local Kids to Raise Money for Recovery

ReGroup is an organization whose mission it is to strengthen the recovery community through peer-to-peer support, public education and advocacy.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — ReGroup has partnered up with some Moorhead kids to raise money for recovery by hosting a lemonade stand. ReGroup is an organization whose mission it is to strengthen the recovery community through peer-to-peer support, public education and advocacy. Proceeds from the lemonade stand at Ace Hardware will directly benefit telephone recovery support, recovery coaching, sober events, and…

ShareHouse Rehab Center Opens New Unit Unique to the Metro

ShareHouse adds on a recovery living center in their facility

FARGO, ND — Life after rehab can lead to uncertainty for recovering addicts. A new recovery living center may have the answers patients need. In 2015, 61 people died from drug related causes according to CDC reports. Although there are numerous rehab centers in the metro, addicts can be at risk of relapse after being released. “Lots of times they…