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Sanford Welcomes New Installation: “Because of You…I Live”

Honoring the lived and stories of organ and tissue donors, families and recipients with a new installation

FARGO, N.D. — Sanford Medical Center is honoring the lives and stories of organ and tissue donors, families and recipients with a new installation. The “because of you… I live wall” shares photos and stories behind those who are a part of this life saving opportunity. Some of the patients want people to know that this possibility and technology is…

Five People Receive Lifesaving Awards From F-M Ambulance

They stressed the importance of knowing CPR

FARGO, N.D. — Five citizens are considered heroes after they saved a woman’s life. They received lifesaving awards from F–M Ambulance. Kay Zirnhelt was shopping at Target one day when she suddenly collapsed. “I wanted to look a new bubbly water because I heard they had little sayings on the lids. I reached up to look at it and got dizzy…

Perham Murder Victims’ Neighbor Discusses Interaction With Suspect

21-year-old William Hillman will undergo a 60-day psych evaluation

OTTER TAIL COUNTY, Minn. — 21–year–old William Hillman of Pine River is accused of murdering a 42–year–old Denise Mcfadzen and her son, 22–year–old Dalton Mcfadzen in rural Perham. “What happened over there at the Mcfadzen’s, that’s terrible. That’s just totally horrific and I wouldn’t wish that on anybody,” said Peggy Jay, one of the Mcfadzens’ neighbors. Police arrived to the Mcfadzen…

Several Major Roads in West Fargo Set to Undergo Roadwork

13th Avenue West, Sheyenne Street among the roads that will be affected

WEST FARGO, N.D. — In just a few weeks, traffic on several major streets in West Fargo will be slowed down due to large scale construction projects. “We’ve been falling behind a lot of our traffic corridors so we have some aging infrastructure, a lot more traffic. Traffic patterns have been changing with our growing southern part of our town. We…

Fugitive Lois Riess arrested in Texas

SOUTH PADRE, TX (KMSP) – Fugitive Lois Riess was arrested Thursday evening in South Padre Island, Texas, according to a spokesperson for the U.S. Marshal Service, ending a nearly month-long manhunt for the Minnesota woman. She is believed to have killed her husband, David Riess, in Blooming Prairie last month. Authorities have also connected her to the murder of Pamela Hutchinson, 59,…

3-Year-Old Murder Victim’s Mother Describes Man Charged In Connection To His Death

Family shares their devastation over the loss

BRECKENRIDGE, Minn. — Charges have been filed against Tracy Brant, who is allegedly involved in the homicide of his 3 year old son, Winter Barker. Winter’s mother tells KVRR about the relationship between her family and Tracy and role he played in Winter’s life. “He was always a good little boy he would always follow me everywhere, his mama’s boy,”…

Crews battle West Fargo house fire

WEST FARGO, ND – Firefighters have extinguished flames that broke out at a home on the 500 block of 22nd Street East around 6:30 Thursday night. The wind spread the blaze to two other homes. West Fargo firefighters were able to put the fire out in the homes next to the house where the blaze started around 7:15. “We’ve got the…

NDSU Breaks Ground for Sudro Hall Expansion

All students in the College of Health Professions will be able to collaborate under one roof

FARGO, N.D. — Students in NDSU’s College of Health Professions will have a new facility come spring 2020. The university broke ground for the expansion of Sudro Hall. The new $28 million facility will be six stories and 74,000 square feet. The project is funded through private sector donations. It will allow nursing, pharmacy, allied science, and public health students to…

Charges Filed In Double Homicide in Perham

Hillman is charged in the deaths of Denise McFadzen, 42, and her 21 year old son Dalton McFadzen.

1/1 Show Caption Hide Caption Otter Tail County, MN — William Hillman, charged in the murders of a mother and son, said he blacked out and didn’t remember what happened. Hillman is charged in the deaths of Denise McFadzen, 42, and her 21 year old son Dalton McFadzen. A criminal complaint revealed that Hillman beat the pair with a pipe wrench….

ND Senator Heitkamp 1st Democrat to Support Pompeo For Secretary of State

Heitkamp says she met with Pompeo in March to discuss his nomination and how the State Department can help advance U.S. diplomatic, military, and economic interests.

WASHINGTON, DC — Democratic Sen. Heidi Heitkamp says she will vote in favor of confirming President Trump’s Secretary of State nominee, Mike Pompeo. Heitkamp says she met with Pompeo in March to discuss his nomination and how the State Department can help advance U.S. diplomatic, military, and economic interests. Heitkamp is the first Democrat to announce her support for Pompeo. Pompeo…