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Pride in the Park Brings Community Together

People say attendees come from all walks of life

FARGO, N.D. — F–M Pride is in full swing, and Pride in the Park brings the community together ahead of Sunday’s parade. “There’s so many different people from every walk of life,” Isabelle Nikle, an attendee said. “It’s not even just LBGT+ people here. It’s just nice to be yourself. It’s not a part we get to share too often. It’s…

Annual Rise Above Seizures Walk Brings Families and Teams Together to Show Support

According to the Epilepsy Foundation one in every 26 people have epilepsy

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Whether you have epilepsy or know someone who does, all different people came out to show support and provide encouragement. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen went to the annual Rise Above Seizures Walk and tells us how people in the community are continuing their encouragement. “It’s really important for us to have this night where people with epilepsy…

“Cody’s Crusaders Benefit” Supports Man With Rare Form of Cancer

Cody Cox was recently diagnosed with epithelioid sarcoma

MOORHEAD, Minn. — People in the community came together to support one man was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer. “I’ve had a lump on the my arm for the past five years. Started growing within the past couple of months. My wife told me to go get it checked out. Rochester diagnosed it as epithelioid sarcoma which is a…

T and T 5K is Giving Back to NICU Nurses Who Have Devoted So Much to the Teberg Family

"It's here. Our small dream is coming true today"

KINDRED, N.D. — Emily and Brian Teberg, a mother and father from Kindred have experienced two of their daughters in the Essentia Health NICU. After years of spending hours upon hours with the nurses, they took a dream and made it a reality. Take a look at how they are giving back to those who have changed their lives. It…

Local Organizations Make a Stand to Stop Growing Suicide Rates

Every state except Nevada saw an increase in the number of suicides since 1999

FARGO, N.D. — Baylee Enquist was just one of thousands of teenagers across the country who deal with sadness on a daily basis. “I was struggling a lot in middle school with depression and anxiety, and was having a hard time reaching out and once I did, I was able to get on the path to be well again,” said Enquist,…

Moorhead Woman With Non-Profit and Government Experience Running For City Council

Shelly Carlson is running for the seat being vacated by Melissa Fabian

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A Moorhead woman whose career has been devoted to public service is running for Ward 2 on the Moorhead City Council. Shelly Carlson works as the Criminal Justice Systems manager with the Minnesota Elder Justice Center. She is running for the seat being vacated by Melissa Fabian. Carlson says what makes her different is that she has…

Looking Back on the 2018 Fargo Marathon and What’s to Come Next Year

"All in all feeling great about the whole feel of events starting from the cyclothon all the way through yesterday's full marathon"

FARGO, N.D. — After 394 days of planning, all of the Fargo Marathon events and races have come to an end. “All in all feeling great about the whole feel of events starting from the cyclothon all the way through yesterday’s full marathon,” said Executive Director of the Fargo Marathon, Mark Knutson. Whether you were racing, watching or cheering people…

Sanford Health Gives Away Free Cheer Gear for the Fargo Marathon

Cowbells, clappers, and signs are available

FARGO, N.D. — If you’re going to be cheering someone on at the Fargo Marathon this weekend, make sure you have your cheer gear ready to go! Sanford Health is giving away free cheer gear from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. tomorrow at Sanford’s Athletic Complex near NDSU. Cowbells, clappers, and signs are available, and they will be given away on…

Kids and Families Take Part in Fargo Youth Run

Parents say it's a great way to keep kids active

FARGO, N.D. — Kids got to run in their own version of the Fargo marathon at the Youth Run ahead of the big race this weekend. Many families have been coming year after year,  so often that some kids don’t even remember how many times they’ve come. “I haven’t been keeping track,” Owen Springer, 6, said. When asked about his favorite…

Sanford is Celebrating the Lives of Neck and Head Cancer Survivors

A lot of our patients don't have a friend or a relative that have gone through similar experiences

FARGO, N.D. — Sanford Health is celebrating the lives of those who have won their battle to neck and head cancer. Survivors are discussing their journeys and how Sanford helped them win their fight. They say they have a new perspective on life after cancer taught them an important lesson. “I’m not invincible and when you hear the words ‘you…