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Sanford Health Gives Away Free Cheer Gear for the Fargo Marathon

Cowbells, clappers, and signs are available

FARGO, N.D. —┬áIf you’re going to be cheering someone on at the Fargo Marathon this weekend, make sure you have your cheer gear ready to go! Sanford Health is giving away free cheer gear from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. tomorrow at Sanford’s Athletic Complex near NDSU. Cowbells, clappers, and signs are available, and they will be given away on…

Senator Franken’s Last Day, Former Minnesota Representative “Praying” Over Potential Bid, Longest Serving Republican Senator Retires

Another former Republican presidential contender is thinking about running for Franken's seat

NATIONAL — Sen. Al Franken has officially resigned from the Senate. The Minnesota Democrat formally resigned this afternoon. It comes nearly a month after he announced his plans to leave Congress after numerous sexual misconduct allegations in November. Franken joined the Senate in 2009 after winning a months-long recount. His departure sets the stage for Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith…

Speculation Over Potential Replacement for Vacant Minnesota Senate Seat

Several names are popping up and it's the million dollar question in Minnesota politics right now. KMSP Fox 9's Christina Palladino reports from St. Paul.

ST. PAUL, Minn. — There is speculation over who will replace Minnesota Senator Al Franken. Several names are popping up and it’s the million dollar question in Minnesota politics right now. Who will replace Senator Franken? The two-term senator resigned last week amid several allegations of sexual misconduct by various women. Now, one of the names mentioned to replace Franken…

Former Fargo City Commissioner Announces Run for 2018

The 61-year old Williams calls himself a citizens advocate and says he's eager to return

  FARGO, ND — Former Fargo City Commissioner Mike Williams is missing his old job. He announced this morning on KFGO that he will run again for a seat on the commission in 2018. Williams served three consecutive four-year terms on the board and left at the end of June 2016 due to term limits. But the city allows a…

From Dance Floor to the Streets: Woman Sets Record for Running Marathon in Heels

She now holds the Guinness World Record for the fastest marathon in heels, making the cutoff by just two minutes

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Finishing a marathon is an accomplishment in itself. But try doing one in high heels. Irene Sewell of Tennessee did just that in seven hours and 28 minutes. She now holds the Guinness World Record for the fastest marathon in heels, making the cutoff by just two minutes. She used six different pairs of shoes to finish…

Run, Hide, Fight: Getting Yourself Out of Danger During a Mass Casualty Tragedy

They recommend prioritizing getting yourself out of the area of danger before trying to hide or fight back

RED RIVER VALLEY — Local emergency officials say there are ways you can stay ready in case you find yourself in a similar mass casualty tragedy. A nationally recognized response is, “Run, Hide, Fight.” They recommend prioritizing getting yourself out of the area of danger before trying to hide or fight back. People traveling with friends should set up a…

NDSU Prepares for Homecoming with Events to Begin Thursday

On Friday, President Dean Bresciani will give his university address

FARGO, ND — NDSU Bison, old and new, will be rocking yellow and green all weekend long as they celebrate Homecoming. The events kick off Thursday, when the university elects its Homecoming King and Queen. On Friday, President Dean Bresciani will give his university address. That will be followed up with the Homecoming Parade that runs through downtown Fargo, starting…

Moorhead Public Schools Making Changes to Lockdown Policy

A regional committee says keeping a classroom locked up in an active shooter situation could sometimes be dangerous

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Moorhead Public Schools are making changes to their lockdown policy. A regional committee says keeping a classroom locked up in an active shooter situation could sometimes be dangerous. Implementing the A.L.I.C.E. Schools Emergency Program could take more than a year. But district staff members begin their training tonight. Under the new protocol, classrooms will be allowed to…

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…