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Stroke Survivor Uses Her Experience to Help Others Through Support Program

Five years ago, Sandi Gruhot was doing yard work when she started feeling a pain in the back of her neck and got nauseous

FARGO, N.D. — It’s something hundreds of thousands of people suffer from every year: stroke. One survivor is using her experience to support others going through the same thing. Five years ago, Sandi Gruhot was doing yard work when she started feeling a pain in the back of her neck and got nauseous. What she thought was pulled muscle was actually…

Gate City Bank Partners With ND Cares to Support Troops & Veterans

ND Cares was started in 2015

FARGO, N.D. — Gate City Bank has a new partnership with the ND Cares Coalition to give more support to military members, veterans, and their families. Gate City signed an official statement and became part of a statewide network that raises awareness about the challenges people in the military face. ND Cares was started in 2015 after then Governor Jack Dalrymple…

One Year Serving the Country in Afghanistan; Soldiers are Welcomed Back to North Dakota

Governor Doug Burgum joined North Dakota National Guard Leaders in a ceremony to honor about 30 soldiers who returned from Afghanistan but also thank their families

FARGO, N.D. — After a yearlong mission in Afghanistan, members of the 191st Military Police Company we’re officially welcomed back home. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen spoke to some soldiers who say the support from their loved ones was their driving force to keep fighting. After a year of putting their lives on the line, these soldiers came home just in time…

Gate City Bank Lends Support for Government Employees During Shutdown

The bank is offering zero-interest loans for the duration of the shutdown

FARGO, N.D. — Gate City Bank is providing financial support for several government employees affected by the shutdown. They are offering a BetterLife Personal Loan, which has zero percent interest and covers the duration of the shutdown. The bank is also helping customers extend loan payments and provide financial piece of mind to those government employees missing a paycheck. They say…

NDSU Fans Give Bison Football Players Send-Off to Frisco

Several fans gathered at the airport as the team boarded the plane to Texas

FARGO, N.D. — With a handful of days left until kickoff, fans are getting excited to see the Bison take the field in Frisco. Jim Kapitan has been an NDSU football fan for more than fifty years, but one of his new favorite traditions is driving down to Texas to cheer on the Bison. “Everybody displays their car flags or NDSU…

#ANDOSTRONG Brings Community Together to Fight Medical Bills: Fighting Glioblastoma

What they didn't realize was the skyrocketing price of their medical bills.

FARGO, N.D. — One Fargo man’s world has been flipped upside down this past year. “He’s an incredible father and brother, friend and son, and a great member of the community,” said Jamie Anderson, Travis’ sister. And that became obvious as hundreds of people piled into Shotgun Sally’s to support the Anderson family. “I get teary eyes just seeing everyone…

Former VP Biden: “There’s No Better Example of Character” than Heidi Heitkamp

The election is on Tuesday, November 6th

FARGO N.D. — Former Vice President Joe Biden comes to Fargo to kick off the Bring it Home Heidi Bus Tour across the state. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen tells us what he has to say about what needs to be done to keep democracy alive in this country. “Hello Fargo. Are you ready to win an election? Are you ready to…

Fashion Show Inspiring People with Disabilities to Feel Good When they Look Good

HOPE inc. is more than just an outlet for adaptive sports...

For the second year in a row, kids aren’t the only ones strutting their stuff at the Hope INC. Fashion Show. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen tells us this organization and fun events like this have changed the lives of adults with disabilities. Walking the runway and being proud of your newest look isn’t just for models… “I think it helps them…

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…

YWCA Leaders Speak with Legislators, Push for State Support of Affordable Housing

Last biennium, organizations that help homeless people only received $300,000 from the state for housing

FARGO, N.D. — For many years, YWCA Cass Clay has been providing women and children battling homelessness and domestic violence a place to live and a chance to be heard. “We don’t want to speak for them, but we do want to share their struggles and at the same time, some of the triumphs and the success stories that women are…