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Sanford Breast Cancer Retreat Helps Survivors Support Each Other

Survivors can share stories and hear from experts

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Sanford hosted a breast cancer retreat that brings survivors together. One attendee, Sandra Dunn, is a two–time cancer survivor. Her advice is simple: stay positive. When she was first diagnosed in 2008, she says she lived her life to the fullest. “I danced a lot, I spent a lot of time with my family and friends. I…

Great Plains Food Bank Survey Finds People Needing Meals

FARGO, N.D. – Great Plains Food Bank is working toward a solution for hunger in North Dakota by identifying just how many people need a meal. The non-profit pooled together survey data from more than 500 people and 175 food pantries, soup kitchens and shelters. The survey asked clients 81 very personal questions. Some of the surprising results show clients are…

LIVE: Heart Walk For Heart Health

Red River Valley Heart Walk Helps American Heart Association

  Brad Hintermeyer, Sanford Health Exercise Physiology Manager, joins Adam to talk about the 2018 Red River Valley Heart Walk. The walk helps raise money and support for heart health research with the American Heart Association. Hintermeyer works with patients with heart problems, and says he sees former patients who could barely walk a few steps at one point join…

LIVE: Pros And Cons Of Keto

Sanford Nutrition Expert Weighs In On Fad Diet

  Linda Bartholomay, Director of Nutritional Services at Sanford, joins Adam to talk about a diet that’s growing in popularity. The ketogenic, or keto, diet is an incredibly low-carb diet designed to force your body into ketosis, where you burn fat instead of carbs for energy. The diet limits you to about 20 grams of carbohydrates for an entire day….

Teen Charged With Killing Girlfriend’s Baby Has Bail Set At $100,000

Mason Kamrowski is charged with murder in the death of 5-month-old Brynley Rymer

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Bail has been set at $100,000 for a Grand Forks teen accused of killing his girlfriend’s baby. 18-year-old Mason Kamrowski is charged with murder in the death of 5-month-old Brynley Rymer. The baby died of a traumatic brain injury. Kamrowski’s attorney told the judge in Grand Forks County court that prosecutors haven’t even said how Kamrowski might…

“61 for 61” Events Benefit Sanford Roger Maris Cancer Center

Funds raised will go towards a variety of programs

FARGO, N.D. –Sanford is having several activities this weekend as part of their “61 for 61” events that benefit the Roger Maris Cancer Center. Today, they had a radio–thon with 107.9 The Fox, a local radio station. Funds raised during all the events will go towards support programs, amenities for patients, clinical research, and training for staff. The fundraiser is…

LIVE: Sleep Tips For Students

Sanford Pediatric Sleep Specialist Tells Us How To Balance Sleep And Studies

  Dr. Setty Arveity, a Pediatric Sleep Specialist at Sanford, tells us how to make sure our teens and college students get enough sleep now that school has started. Dr. Setty says most students don’t have trouble adjusting to earlier schedules during the school year, but if there is a problem, he offers some tips. The first method is widely…

Man Hurt When Trench Collapses On His Farm

David Simmer was working on laying water lines in the bottom of the trench

WILKIN COUNTY, Minn. — A man was hurt after a trench collapsed on him near Rothsay, Minnesota. Wilkin County Sheriff’s Office got a 911 call around 11 this morning from a rural farmstead. They say 36-year-old David Simmer was working on laying water lines in the bottom of the trench on his farm when the ground gave way. He was…

Fargo Man Hurt In Motorcycle Crash, Charged With DUI

The crash happened around 8 o'clock on Saturday evening, north of Amenia

CASS COUNTY, N.D. — A Fargo man was severely hurt in a motorcycle crash in rural Cass County. According to the highway patrol, 37-year-old Steven Lauinger lost control of his motorcycle on Highway 18 and was thrown. Lauinger suffered life threatening injuries and was flown to Sanford in Fargo. He was not wearing a helmet. The patrol says Lauinger has…

“Pleading for My Life Saying ‘Listen I’m Sorry I’ve Got Kids I’ve Got a Family'” Man Explains Assault in Dilworth

Neal Johnson says he was at the wrong place at the wrong time just around midnight on Friday

DILWORTH, Minn. — After a Dilworth man says he was beaten to unconsciousness, police are trying to find two suspects. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen tells us how the man climbed his way out of a ditch and made it home in our “lead story”. Neal Johnson says he was at the wrong place at the wrong time just around midnight on…