30 people test positive for COVID-19 after Lake Park, MN funeral

"I don't regret making the choice to be there for my friend… I wish this virus wasn't happening," Family Friend Kathleen Keen Said.

LAKE PARK, Minn. — “I don’t regret making the choice to be there for my friend. I wish this virus wasn’t happening,” Kathleen Keen said. People were wearing masks and socially distancing during her friend’s father’s funeral. Keen says it wasn’t until the social hour after the service that people started to take off their face coverings and come together….

Union Leader For Bobcat Calling For Shutdown After 2nd Employee Says They Have COVID-19

Wilkinson worries that workers coming Sunday night could spread the disease further

  GWINNER, N.D. — Union Leader Will Wilkinson is calling for Doosan Bobcat to shut down it’s Gwinner plant after he says a 2nd employee called saying they had tested positive for COVID-19. He says this employee had worked close with another employee who has the virus and had been at work for multiple days this week. Wilkinson is asking…

F-M Mayors And Health Professionals Give Update About Coronavirus

Health experts say one of the most important things you can do is wash your hands for at least 20 seconds.

FARGO, N.D. — All three mayors from the F-M area, local and state health professionals and concerned community members packed into the Fargo Cass Public Health Center to talk about preventative measures against the spread of the coronavirus. “It’s important to put things into perspective and to remain calm we want everyone to know that unified teams are preparing not…

Groundbreaking Research at NDSU Could Change the Future of Cancer

Patients that die because of these two diseases are dying because of the metastasis

FARGO, ND — In the world we currently live in, there is no cure for cancer but in many forms, such as breast and prostate cancer, it can be cured if caught early. But what happens when that cancer spreads? It could mean the end of a life…but NDSU is changing what that could mean in the future. KVRR’s Jessie…

Deadly Tuberculosis Outbreak Hitting Minnesota Hmong Population

Two first-line antibiotics have proven ineffective against this strain

  RAMSEY COUNTY, Minn. A tuberculosis outbreak among an elderly Hmong population of Minnesota is proving deadly and costly. Six of 17 people who contracted tuberculosis in Ramsey County have died, three of them as a direct result of the disease. Patients affected by the outbreak must undergo a costly medication regimen. Two first-line antibiotics have proven ineffective against this…

Sprinkler System Helps Firefighters Keep Fargo Garage Fire Under Control

The fire appeared to have started on a stovetop in the garage and it didn't spread into the house

  FARGO, ND — A fire sprinkler system has helped fight a second fire in the same neighborhood in eight days. Fargo firefighters responded to a garage fire in a row building with eight homes at 4648 44th Avenue South in the noon hour Monday. Crews arrived to find a fire sprinkler had gone off and was keeping the fire…

Cause of Douglas County House Fire May Be Known

The initial investigation shows the cause was from maintenance work in the basement

  GARFIELD, Minn. — A house in Douglas County, Minnesota was destroyed by fire Sunday morning. The sheriff’s office says Garfield and Brandon Fire Departments responded to the fire in Garfield around 9:30 a.m. It had quickly spread throughout the house. Two people inside were able to escape unharmed. The initial investigation shows the cause was from maintenance work in…

ND Department of Health Holding HIV Education Forums

Health officials recommend every person be tested for HIV at least once in their lifetime, regardless of risk factors

  NORTH DAKOTA — The North Dakota Department of Health is teaming up with Family HealthCare to help communities across the state understand more about HIV. Organizers of the public forums say they want the public to be educated on the most current information on HIV transmission and treatment, as well as understanding the ways you can prevent and stop…