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JDRF One Walk Supports Those With Type 1 Diabetes

Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease

FARGO, N.D. — The JDRF One Walk supports those with type 1 diabetes. The goal is turn Type One to Type None. Three JDRF ambassadors led the walk, and the youngest is 7-year-old Samuel Erdmann. He was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes over a year ago, and it’s been quite the journey for him and his family. “We had a…

North Dakota HIV Awareness Walk Battles Stigma

NDCPG held their second annual walk

FARGO, N.D. — About six dozen people put on their walking shoes to raise awareness for HIV. The North Dakota Community Planning Group for HIV and Viral Hepatitis Prevention, Care and Treatment (NDCPG) held its second annual HIV Awareness Walk. The organization is designed to make sure people in North Dakota have access to quality HIV prevention services. People at…

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Holds Fundraiser for Out of the Darkness Walk

The walk will be on September 15 at Scheels Arena

FARGO, N.D. — People get tasty brats and hot dogs outside Cash Wise while supporting a good cause. The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention held a fundraiser to raise money for the Out of the Darkness community walk. It will take place on September 15 at Scheels Arena. The organization also uses money for mental health research, prevention education, and…

Ruck Marchers Trek Across North Dakota to Honor Veterans and Raise Awareness for PTSD

Last year they went from the Canadian border to South Dakota border

FARGO, N.D. — It’s a nearly 400–mile–trek, and it’s all to honor veterans who have taken their lives. Ruck marchers went from the Western border of North Dakota to Fargo with 20 pounds on their backs to represent the 20 veterans who take their lives every day. ” like I got hit by a truck, dragged down the road, and hit…

If It’s Too Cold for You, It’s Too Cold for Your Pets; Limiting Exposure Outside

Staff with Homeward Animal Shelter say animals are just as prone to frostbite and hypothermia as humans

FARGO, N.D. — If you have a furry friend, keeping them inside as much as possible over the next few days is in both of your best interests. Staff with Homeward Animal Shelter say animals are just as prone to frostbite and hypothermia as humans. If you are used to taking your pets for a walk, or a few, this…

Freedom Elementary School Principal Surprises Students with Blue Ribbon Award

Kids at freedom elementary in West Fargo were expecting a presentation about bullying, but instead they became a part of their own game show...three strikes and you're out!

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Three North Dakota schools have been added to the list of nationally recognized blue ribbon schools. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen joins us live to tell us how one local principal surprised his students with the announcement. Kids at freedom elementary in West Fargo were expecting a presentation about bullying, but instead they became a part of their…

Community Fighting North Dakota’s Leading Cause of Death at Annual Walk: Heart Disease

They are teaching people that it is 80% preventable by living a healthier lifestyle

FARGO, N.D. — The American Heart Association is celebrating its 20th Annual Heart Walk nationwide. Hundreds planned to come out and walk tonight in Island Park in Fargo to raise funds and awareness to fight heart disease. They are teaching people that it is 80% preventable by living a healthier lifestyle. By eating better and getting more physical activity into…

People Celebrating Civically Active Women and Those Running for Office at Nation’s First Nonpartisan 5K

Over 500 people ran in Washington D.C. while people from 25 other states were signed up virtually to run in their home towns

FARGO, N.D. — The country’s first nonpartisan 5K celebrating women getting civically active and running for office is happening nationwide. Those who put together the Courage to Run 5K say democracy is a marathon. Whether you are looking to run a physical race or a political race, you need a focused mindset, heartfelt vision and physical endurance. Over 500 people…

Third Annual Michael Kaspari Recovery Run/Walk Reminds People Overcoming Addiction is Possible

It raised about $30,000 for the Village First Step Recovery Program

FARGO, N.D. — More than 200 people laced up their sneakers for the third annual Michael Kaspari Memorial Recovery 5k Run and Walk. The Village’s First Step Recovery Program started putting on the race as a way to celebrate addiction recovery. It’s also a way for the mental health clinic to highlight their free family recovery clinic. The run/walk raised almost…