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Profile By Sanford Offers Healthy Food Tips For 4th Of July

Some ideas include having leftover just the way they are, or tossing them into a fresh salad to help cool off after a nice day at the lake.

FARGO, N.D. — Fourth of July meal is normally some potato salad, hot dogs and ice cold pop but health experts say you can always add a little more color to your plate. “I always recommend something fresh, so keep your fresh vegetables or vegetable trays around, bring some fresh fruit or some fresh fruit trays around.” She says just…

11-year-old Buffalo Boy Killed In Polaris Ranger Crash Identified

The crash happened around 3 Sunday afternoon just east of Buffalo, North Dakota.

BUFFALO, N.D. — An 11-year-old boy is dead and a 14-year-old girl is at Sanford in Fargo after rolling their Polaris Ranger. The crash happened around 3 Sunday afternoon just east of Buffalo, North Dakota. North Dakota Highway Patrol says Owen Steckler turned and lost control going into a ditch. He was thrown and died at the scene. Owen was…

LIVE: Get Active During COVID-19 To Reduce Mortality Risk

How Much 30 Minutes Of Activity Can Lower Your Risk Of Death

  If you’re looking for motivation to get off the couch and get active during COVID-19, here’s some. It could save your life. Sanford nurse practioner Morgan Rinke tells KVRR that replacing 30 minutes of couch time with physical activity can make a big difference in your overall health. She cites a study that says 30 extra minutes of light…

How protests may impact spread of COVID-19 across Red River Valley

North Dakota Joint Information Center says state lab is prepared for potential surge of cases

FARGO, N.D. — With thousands of people taking to the streets during protests in Fargo and Grand Forks over the past couple of weeks, there is a chance the coronavirus will spread at a higher rate. “When people are protesting, typically there is some chanting, some shouting that leads to more viruses being shared from your oral cavity, nose,” says…

Abate of ND And Fargo Harley Owner Group Come Together To Celebrate Healthcare Workers

More than 50 bikes paraded through the Sanford Medial Center, Broadway Hospital, Essentia Health and the VA Hospital

FARGO, N.D. — Many across the country are showing their appreciation for healthcare workers. This afternoon, it was some local bikers’ turn to say thank you. “Just a simple appreciation for everybody and anybody healthcare and we all probably have a friend or relative that works in healthcare and knows everything they’re having to go through especially now, with all…

Coronavirus hospitalizations in Fargo stay steady

This is due to health officials saying coronavirus hospitalizations have remained consistent.

FARGO, N.D. Sanford and Essentia Health have seen a steady number of hospitalized patients even though cases continue to increase in Cass County. ‘We’re caring for 42 patients at our hospital who have tested positive for COVID-19. That remains a very similar number that we’ve had over the last two weeks,”says Medical Officer at Sanford, Dr. Doug Griffin. “We’ve been…

Minot Air Force Base shows support for healthcare workers with Air Force Salute

FARGO, N.D. — Minot Air Force Base is showing its support for healthcare workers the best way its pilots know how. As people gathered to watch, a B-52 flew over Sanford Medical Center in honor of staff members. The flyover, known as an Air Force Salute, is a gesture of gratitude for those helping in the fight against COVID-19. Although…

Flyover Planned Monday To Honor Essential Workers in Fargo & Grand Forks

MINOT, N.D. — Minot Air Force Base is performing a flyover to support essential workers on Monday, May 18. They will head to Fargo from Bismarck and should be over Sanford Medical Center around 2:15 p.m. The plane will then flyover Altru in Grand Forks around 2:30 before heading back to Minot. Minnesota National Guard and Air Force Reserve conducted…

ND Face Mask Warriors Looking For More Volunteers To Make Masks

The group has over 400 members on Facebook.

FARGO, N.D.- As the need for face masks across the nation increases, groups of volunteers trying to fulfill those needs increase as well. Darcy Bjertness from Minot is one of those volunteers leading a Facebook group called North Dakota Face Mask Warriors. “We make face masks for people, cloth face masks that can be reused, and we originally said that…

Authorities Find A Man Shot, A Building on Fire And A Dead Body Inside

They were called to Grant Valley Township about 10 miles west of Bemidji

BELTRAMI CO., Minn. — Beltrami County authorities are investing a shooting, a fire and the discovery of a dead body. They were called to Grant Valley Township about 10 miles west of Bemidji around 12:30 Sunday morning. Deputies arrived to a house on fire and a man nearby with gunshot wounds. He was taken to Sanford in Bemidji and his…