Longtime Fargo radio host 'struggling for his life' with COVID-19

Harris was been a staple in the Fargo-Moorhead communities for more than three decades.
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Longtime Fargo radio host Bob Harris is fighting for his life after contracting COVID-19. 

Harris, 65, who has been at the "The Mighty 790 KFGO" for 30 years, is "struggling for his life" after being admitted to a Fargo hospital with shortness of breath on Thanksgiving Day, according to KFGO Operations Manager Joel Heitkamp

Lend A Hand Up, a nonprofit in Fargo, posted to Facebook asking supporters to pray for Harris. 

"He has passionately helped us build awareness of hundreds of fundraisers through the years. He has such a big heart. Let's give him a piece of ours right now," the post reads. 

Harris' sister, Jeanie Smith, told multiple Fargo-Moorhead media outlets that Harris is in a coma and went into cardiac arrest twice. She explained to KFGO that doctors have said his lungs have shown improvement and that if he were awake "he would probably be able to go off the ventilator." 

Harris is the host of the podcast “Harris Happening” in addition to hosting “Nighttime Live" on KFGO. 

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