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…

Scheels Arena Gears Up for Curling National Championships

Some former Olympic athletes will compete

FARGO, N.D. —┬áThe U.S. Curling National Championships will begin on Saturday. Organizers say the sport is becoming more popular after the men’s Olympic team brought home a gold medal. “We’re hoping for a really good turnout, riding that Olympic wave. I think this is a great opportunity to see those elite athletes in our country,” said Amelia Young, event co-chair….

West Fargo Celebrates the Opening of New Sports Arena

The doors are open and the ice is ready for some shredding

WEST FARGO, ND — More than a year ago, construction began on the new West Fargo Sports Arena. Now, teams are finally getting their skates on the ice. The doors are open and the ice is ready for some shredding. “As a whole, I think it’s a beautiful place and it’s going to be a nice place to watch hockey,”…

Health Matters: How Athletics Helps Your Child Flourish On and Off the Field

Many of the positive effects from athletics have nothing to do with the physical component

HEALTH MATTERS — Whether it’s playing kickball in gym class or joining a little league team, most of us were active as children. Experts say athletics can build lifelong skills. Most of us have that favorite chair or couch to sit to watch our hometown team. Athletic trainers are challenging parents to get their kids off the couch and onto…

Diamond in the Ruff Organized the First-Ever Curling for Critters Event

Beginner and Expert curlers participated in a tournament to raise funds for animals in need

FARGO, N.D. — With snow and ice melting outside, you can still enjoy it indoors with the sport of curling. Diamond in the Ruff hosted their first “Curling for Critters,” a day for experts and beginners to take on the winter sport. Twelve teams joined together for the day long tournament. All proceeds will benefit the Diamond in The Ruff…