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River Keepers are Telling You to Get Out and Enjoy the Red This Summer

"The scenery is just breathtaking and the wildlife that you get to see along the Red, it's just a beautiful, beautiful site"

FARGO, N.D. — The River Keepers meet once a year to honor members, discuss new possibilities and learn how to continue keeping the Red River clean. People involved in the group are sharing their plans for the future. The Red River is a distinct characteristic to the Fargo/Moorhead community, but it does more than just glorify nature. “The Red River’s…

Nine Burros Burned in Custer State Park Wildfire

The animals are getting antibiotics, pain medication, food and water

CUSTER, SD — Custer State Park officials say that nine burros have been burned in the wildfire that broke out Monday and they are unsure if they will survive. These burros are currently being treated by a veterinarian. Park visitor services program manager Kobee Stalder says officials are doing everything they can. The animals are getting antibiotics, pain medication, food…

Former Fargo Man Tells His Story of Surviving Hurricane Maria and its Aftermath

Courtney Kostelecky moved to San Juan in 2014

FARGO, N.D. — One former Fargo man lived through the devastation of Hurricane Maria and its aftermath. He is telling his story in the hopes that people in the states realize there is so much more that needs to be done. “I’m tired of winter, I’m going someplace,” said Courtney Kostelecky. With those words, Courtney Kostelecky made a decision to…

“They’re Shooting at Us”- Fargo Man Shares Story of Survival at Las Vegas Shooting Massacre

Beau Flom served in the Navy for nine years, which helped him to remain calm during the shooting

FARGO, N.D. — Nearly 60 people were killed and 527 were injured in the mass shooting in Las Vegas Sunday night. Three Fargo couples were in the crowd when the shooting started. One of them served nine years in the Navy and used his experience to get himself and his friends out safely. “My wife said, ‘Are they really shooting…

Organ Donors Honored on Sanford Health’s Wall of Donor Heroes in Fargo

Sanford's Wall of Donor Heroes honors these heroes, recipients and families who made it through potential tragedies

FARGO, N.D. — Organ donors of the Red River Valley are being honored for helping others survive. Sanford Health put up a Wall of Donor Heroes at the downtown Fargo location. You’re looking at the faces of locals who helped others survive by donating organs. Sanford’s Wall of Donor Heroes honors these heroes, recipients and families who made it through…

Two Separate Crashes, Both Drivers Asleep at the Wheel

Both drivers survived the crashes but both say they fell asleep at the wheel

WILKIN COUNTY, Minn., FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — Two people have survived falling asleep at the wheel after separate crashes. A Wilkin County sheriff’s deputy found a pickup in the ditch on the west side of Campbell Saturday night. The driver, 34-year-old Luke Schumer of Brainerd, fell asleep and drove off the road. The pickup had minimal damage. Around 12:20 a.m….

Early Screening for Prostate Cancer Key to Survival

All men are encouraged to begin screening after turning 50

Prostate cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer for men and it’s a highly survivable disease if caught early. According to the American Cancer Society, more than 90 percent of those diagnosed with prostate cancer will survive if it’s caught early. Since preventing prostate cancer is not possible, catching the disease early is vital part in survival….