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Sanford Patients on the Move to the New Medical Center

Sanford Medical Center Moves Patients Into The New Medical Center

FARGO, ND — F–M ambulances spent a majority of their day transporting patients to the new Sanford Medical Center. NICU babies, long term pediatric patients, and some ER patients were transported from the downtown hospital once the new medical center opened. Ambulances made trips every five minutes to transfer around 75 patients. Nearly 200 volunteers made sure the transition was…

Senator Heitkamp Speaks Out on Health Care Vote

Heitkamp posted videos online of North Dakotans against the Republican health care bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Minnesota Senators Al Fraken and Amy Klobuchar and North Dakota’s Democratic U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp voted against the procedural motion. Republican Senator John Hoeven voted for it saying “we will continue working to put in place a suitable replacement”. Heitkamp posted videos online of North Dakotans against the Republican health care bill, including a West Fargo woman…

President Trump Gives High Praise to the Senate for Health Care Vote

Republicans voted to advance floor debate on their efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare

WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Trump is praising the Senate for moving forward on a bill to repeal Obamacare. Vice President Pence cast the tie-breaking vote. “The vice president votes in the affirmative and the motion is agreed to,” he said, then tapped the gavel down to close the vote. Republicans voted to advance floor debate on their efforts to repeal…

Two Fishermen Rescued from the Red River

Around 25-30 people assisted in the rescue

FARGO, ND — Some scary moments on the water for a father and son. They had to be rescued after getting their fishing boat stuck on the Red River. About 25-30 people assisted in the rescue. It was supposed to be a relaxing, father-son fishing excursion. But it quickly turned into placing a 911 call for help instead. Justin Kill…

Fargo Cass Public Health Hosts Take Back Tuesday

They want to remind everyone to properly dispose of their prescription medication to fight opioid addiction

FARGO, ND — The red bin is back at Fargo Cass Public Health for prescription drug Take Back Tuesday. They want to remind everyone to properly dispose of their prescription medication to fight opioid addiction. Last time they held the event, 133 people dropped off 210 pounds of medication. They say many patients with old or unused prescriptions have had…

UPDATE: Moorhead Police Investigating Shooting Behind Strip Mall

We have a crew on the scene and will update you as soon as information is available

  MOORHEAD, Minn. — Moorhead Police are investigating a shooting at 935 37th Avenue South behind the strip mall near the Hornbacher’s Azool. The call for help came in just before 6 p.m. Police say three vehicles were involved and one vehicle had significant damage and bullet holes. They say no one is hurt. Police say they have a suspect,…

Take Yourself For A Walk: 27th Annual Paws Walk

Shake some paws, make some friends.

They say dogs are man’s best friend, so it only makes sense that a walk celebrating dogs and other pets is a great place to make new friends Tuesday in the metro. Registration starts at 6 for one of the region’s biggest outdoor events for animal rescues, the 27th Annual Paws Walk.   Each year, officials at Homeward Animal Shelter…

Boaters Rescued From Red River in South Fargo

Two men are rescued from their boat stranded in South Fargo near Lemke Park.

1/1 Show Caption Hide Caption Fargo, ND — Two men are rescued from their boat stranded in South Fargo near Lemke Park. A boat was caught on the rocks. The two men in the boat were not injured. They told KVRR Local News that they were fishing when they floated too close to the dam. The motor on their boat was not…

Dakota Farmers Slammed by Worsening Drought Conditions

Experts told us some producers will feel the effects of this dry season for many years

LEONARD, ND — Farmers and ranchers in North Dakota are concerned about extreme drought conditions creeping into the eastern side of the state. Some Ag experts said we haven’t had drought conditions this bad since 2006. Last year’s harvest held an abundant yield for many North Dakota farmers. But with drought conditions and little rain, the same can’t be said…

Sanford is Getting Ready for the Big Grand Opening

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held to introduce the new hospital

FARGO, ND — The big opening day for Sanford’s new hospital is only hours away. Community members and Sanford officials gathered for a special ribbon cutting of the new facility. We’ve seen Fergie perform, the first helicopter to fly and land on the new helicopter pad and now finally, we’re at the last celebration before the opening of the new…