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Boy Burned In ATV Gas Tank Explosion in Plummer, MN

PLUMMER, Minn. (KVRR) — A 13-year-old boy is burned after an explosion while putting gas into an ATV. It happened Sunday at a gas station in Plummer, Minnesota. Red Lake County Sheriff Mitch Bernstein says the boy was taken to Sanford in Thief River Falls and then flown to the Hennepin County Burn Center. His condition is not known at…

With sudden change in temps and snow melt comes spring allergies

FARGO, ND (KVRR) – After a long and brutal winter, we are finally seeing the grass and the colors of summer start to bloom.  With that sudden change in temperatures and snow melt comes spring allergies.  Dr. Woei Eng, an allergist at Sanford in Fargo says, “tree pollens are the major issue around this area. Usually, the tree pollen such as oak…

Is It Too Early To Get A Colonoscopy?

Recommended age change from 50 to 45.

FARGO (KVRR) – It’s colon cancer awareness month and there have been some changes on who should get checked. Doctors around the country are recommending you get screen if you’re 45 or older. “Colon cancer in the United States claims about 50,000 lives. The majority of cases of colon cancer are preventable if people do age and risk appropriate screening.”…

Over $50,000 Raised For High School Football Player Injured in Moorhead Game

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR/KFGO) — A Brainerd high school senior is at Sanford in Fargo after suffering a serious head injury during a football game with Moorhead Friday night. Conner Erickson underwent a three hour surgery for the head injury and a piece of his skull was removed to release pressure. In a CaringBridge update on Sunday, the family said there…

Fargo Man Killed in Richland Co. Crash Saturday is Identified, 2 SD Teens Hurt

RICHLAND CO., N.D. (KVRR) — North Dakota Highway Patrol has identified a Fargo man killed in a head-on crash early Saturday morning in Richland County. He is 47-year-old Washington Weanquoi. Two 19-year-old men in the other vehicle from South Dakota are at Sanford in Fargo with serious injuries. They are Kash Cutler of Frederick and William Nordine of Aberdeen. The crash…

Bemidji Woman Killed, Passenger Hurt in Single-Vehicle Crash Near Gonvick, MN

CLEARWATER CO., Minn. (KVRR) — One woman is dead and a second woman is at Sanford in Fargo after a single-vehicle crash in Clearwater County. The crash happened Sunday just before 3 a.m. State patrol says a vehicle driven by 22-year-old Morgan Avenson of Bemidji left Highway 92 near Gonvick and rolled several times. Avenson, who was not wearing a…

Mahnomen patient takes on his therapists in sled hockey

Hope Inc. sponsored the games at Cullen Hockey Center in Moorhead

  MOORHEAD, MINN. (KVRR) – Therapists and a patient’s family battle it out on the ice at the Cullen Hockey Center in Moorhead. Hope Inc. regularly hosts fundraisers for people with disabilities so they can be involved in adaptive sports. “It’s a program my therapist encouraged me to get into. They play all sorts of things, hockey, softball, basketball, so…